651 Beach Drive
Gorgeous Views – South Oak Bay
Spacious Uplands Executive
This spacious custom built home rests on a large .55 acre Uplands property with a commanding presence, and timeless design. The stone exterior highlighted by high peaked roof lines and an expansive footprint.
A spacious marble entrance foyer opens through to oversized living and dining areas that showcase 17′ vaulted ceilings, and are nicely separated by a beautiful stone fireplace. The kitchen has seen many upgrades over the years, and opens into an expansive family room with lots of space for a breakfast area and sitting area.
A lovely sunroom addition was completed in 2003, with large skylights, vaulted ceilings and double French doors opening out to the south/ west facing terrace.
An oversized bedroom on the main level includes a 4-piece ensuite bath and cozy gas fireplace, and a generous office/den, a guest bathroom and laundry area complete the main level of the house.
Upstairs, the primary bedroom boasts 11‘6 vaulted ceilings with a sitting area, a spacious 5-piece ensuite bath, multiple closets, and an adjoining office/den which would also be a perfect nursery or exercise area. Three additional bedrooms are also located on this floor, all generously sized with high vaulted ceilings. A 4-piece bathroom, a 2-piece ensuite bath and a second laundry option complete the upper level of the home.
The oversized double garage includes a storage/workshop area and built-in work benches, with additional driveway parking for multiple vehicles.
Outside, a large patio area extends off the sunroom, and the sunny south/west facing backyard is peaceful and private!
A lighted pathway leads to the front entrance, and the mature landscaping is a attractive as well as low maintenance.
Located in Victoria’s most prestigious neighborhood, this home is steps from the Royal Victoria Yacht Club and just minutes from golfing, Cadboro Bay Village, great restaurants and all amenities. Top-ranked schools from Elementary through High School are located within 5-20 minutes away, and you can enjoy easy access to parks, trails and some of Victoria’s best loved beaches!