1657 Yale Street
Steps to Oak Bay Village
Gorgeous Renovated Character – Steps to the Village
A Gorgeous Oak Bay estate just steps from the Village!
This elegant 5 bedroom, 6 bath home was completely renovated throughout over several years and completed in 2013, using the combined talents of an award-winning contractor, interior designer and many talented trades and craftspeople.
Gorgeous, oversized living areas are perfect for casual family living and for entertaining in style, with lots of flexibility for younger or older children plus office or work spaces, and a private guest area.
So many beautiful character features are showcased throughout the home, with high ceilings, elegant fireplaces, French doors, lovely baseboard and ceiling details, exquisite light fixtures & access to multiple decks & a wrap-around verandah.
The kitchen is a generous space that includes large island with prep sink and eating bar, high-end appliances, custom wood cabinetry and sunny breakfast area with access to a covered verandah.
A spacious butler’s pantry and full wet bar separate the kitchen from a fabulous formal dining room that can easily seat 12+ people! A feature fireplace adds a cozy ambiance to this special room and large windows overlook the back sundeck.
A living room, a casual family room, and a large office are all located on the main level of the home in addition to the spacious office, 2 guest baths and a bright and welcoming sunroom!
Upstairs, the oversized master suite includes a large sitting area, a light-filled ensuite bath with marble countertops, oversized shower, heated tile floors, soaker tub, walk-n closet and private access to the upper sundeck.
Three additional bedrooms are also located on this level, with 2 full bathrooms, high, vaulted ceilings and tons of natural light. Views are featured over Fireman’s Park and toward the ocean and snow-capped Mount Baker!
On the lower level of the home, a lovely guest area is nicely separated from the rest of the house, with spacious living area, bedroom, full bath and access out to a private patio.
A 2-car garage is also accessed from this level, as well as a huge storage area and mud room.
Outside, the .78 property offers a ton of options! Expansive decks offer lots of outdoor living and dining spaces, and the property includes lawn areas and beautiful garden beds as well as a large fenced dog run and room to accommodate a tennis or sports court….
Additional driveway parking can easily accommodate several extra vehicles and an RV or boat too!
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Oak Bay, the convenient and highly sought-after location is just steps from vibrant Oak Bay Village, with shops, restaurants, pubs and all amenities right at your fingertips.
Excellent schools both public and private are minutes away, and great recreational options nearby include golf, tennis, swimming, biking and more… The University of Victoria is a less than 10 minutes away by car, and access to sandy Willows Beach is several blocks away!