5208 Del Monte Avenue
Lovely Character Home
Exclusive Gated Waterfront Estate
This extraordinary 2020 built, gated waterfront estate is simply beyond compare!
With nearly 8000 sqft of luxurious living, the airy and open floor plan offers a sophisticated design that is both flexible and functional; equally suited for both family living and entertaining in grand style!
A grand marble-tiled entrance foyer with 20’ ceilings welcomes you into the home, where spectacular ocean views are immediately visible through floor to ceiling windows in the elegant sitting room….
Herringbone patterned hardwood floors are showcased throughout the main living areas, with an expansive Italian designed gourmet kitchen that boasts high-end Miele appliances including oversized gas cooktop, built-in oven & steam oven, warming drawer and built-in coffee machine.
A second chef’s cooking kitchen is adjacent to the main kitchen; ideal for spice cooking, catering and food preparation, with additional fridge, dishwasher, pantry and appliance storage areas.
A generous eating area off the kitchen leads into the sunny family room which boasts an oversized fireplace, built-in storage and sitting area that opens out to an oversized sundeck.
Beautiful designer light fixtures throughout the home include custom chandeliers in the living and dining areas that highlight and enhance these impressive spaces….
A temperature controlled wine cellar off the dining area boasts a glass fronted access, with generous display, cooling and storage spaces.
An oversized main level bedroom suite is privately sited on the south-west end of the house, offering incredible views, a generous 5-piece ensuite bath and large walk-in closet. Also located on the main level of the home, a large office/study with built-ins, a guest bath with make-up area, and a spacious and functional mudroom leading to the oversized triple garage and side/catering entrance. A private elevator off the main foyer accesses all 3 levels of the home….
Upstairs, the generous master suite is both luxurious and practical, with incredible views, a gorgeous 5-piece marble ensuite bath with steam shower and programmable air-jet soaker tub, and an expansive dressing room/closet with custom built-ins, make-up area and display shelving.
A suspended walkway leads from the master suite to the upper north-west wing of the home, which includes 2 deluxe bedroom suites, each with built-in window seats, walk-in closets and ensuite baths. Two additional bedrooms, an oversized laundry room, a deluxe 5-piece bathroom, and a storage room complete the upper level of the home….
Downstairs, the bright and spacious lower level is designed to impress!
A hotel-inspired bar boasts an under-lit onyx bar/island, with built-in teppanyaki grill, display shelving, liquor/bottle and glass storage, ice-maker, dishwasher, fridge and lots of seating! The games/billiard area includes a built-in TV and display space, with access out to the pool terrace and covered sitting/dining area. A glass-fronted steam shower opens into the dry sauna with cedar planked tiered seating; pool and ocean views are showcased from both wet and dry saunas!
A dedicated Tea room, and a Tatami room are also located off the entertainment area, as well as an additional 3-piece bath, and an optional nanny/guest bedroom with ensuite bath.
The amazing home theatre offers programmable ‘starry ceiling’, with top-of-the-line projection and built-in surround sound system, 10 speakers, deluxe sound-proofing/insulation and tiered seating for a true theatre experience!
The oversized home gym offers professional grade rubber flooring, ocean views, and easy access to the pool!
A fabulous salt water infinity pool overlooks the ocean, with massive granite-tiled patios and entertaining areas, a turbo-heated hot tub, outdoor shower and water feature, and a covered sitting/dining area. The pool area enjoys total privacy, with breathtaking views to the ocean and across Cordova Bay. A gated/private staircase leads down to the sandy tidal beach, where you can walk for miles!
This sheltered seaside setting is the perfect spot to launch a kayak or explore the coastline by boat or paddleboard, with varied marine wildlife including seals, otters, eagles, herons and even the occasional pod of orca whales!
Outside, the fully fenced property was designed to be attractive yet low-maintenance throughout, from the gated entrance and granite-tiled driveway, to the koi pond and the putting green at the front of the house, to the functional side driveway for catering or delivery vehicles to access the pool and seaside terraces.
Located at the end of a quiet and peaceful cul-de-sac in Cordova Bay, the property enjoys easy access to a variety of amenities, shops and services, with excellent restaurants, top-ranked schools and recreational options including golfing, swimming, tennis, hiking and horse-back riding just minutes away. The Victoria International Airport, BC Ferries, and downtown Victoria are all within 20 mins by car, and parks, walking and biking trails are found throughout the area…
This is truly a world-class waterfront opportunity with all the ‘extra’s you could possibly imagine!