815 Transit Road

Magical South Oak Bay Residence

  • Oak Bay
  • Protractor Icon 7287 SQ.FT.
  • Protractor Icon .54 Ac.
  • Bed Icon 6 Beds
  • Bathtub Icon 6 Baths
$4,290,000

Features

  • Geothermal heating system
  • Double lot
  • Fully fenced/gated
  • High-end appliances
  • Custom blinds
  • Main floor Master
  • Irrigation system
  • Security system
  • Covered outdoor dining area
  • Built in BBQ
  • Gourmet outdoor pizza oven
  • Sound-proofed music room
  • Imported fixtures/hardware
  • Custom cabinetry & woodwork throughout
  • French doors
  • Wine cellar roughed in w/dual cooling/humidity controls
  • Expansive storage areas
  • ‘mini-sticks’ hockey play area
  • Fully landscaped

This spacious and immaculate Oak Bay residence is exceptional in every aspect!

Completely re-designed and re-built from a new foundation up in 2008, this CARE Award winning home with energy-efficient Geothermal heating system beautifully marries a casual family friendly design with understated elegance and luxurious appointments throughout.

Off the main entrance foyer, a formal living room is featured with a gas fireplace, curved wall of windows, built-in shelving and displays, and original stained glass; and an inviting office/study offers a gas fireplace and private outdoor entrance through French doors…

The expansive gourmet kitchen is definitely the heart of this cherished home, with top-of-the-line appliances that include a six burner gas range with double ovens, warming drawer, oversized fridge and freezer, double sinks and dishwashers, refrigerator drawers, walk-in pantry, computer/office nook, and a cozy and inviting built-in eating area perfect for casual dining!

The adjacent family room boasts a gas fireplace, huge windows, and access to the patio and gardens. Double French doors off the kitchen lead out to a gorgeous covered dining area complete with built-in barbecue and gourmet pizza oven; a magical setting for summer parties and entertaining!

The formal dining room is a truly elegant and inviting space with large windows overlooking the gardens and exquisite finishing details….

A generous laundry room offers lots of storage, and a separate mudroom with barn door is ideal for a busy family’s comings and goings; also the perfect spot for the family dog to dry off after a visit to the beach!

The beautifully appointed master suite is located on the main level of the home, and nicely separated from the living areas. Highlights include a sitting area, walk-in closet and dressing area, luxurious ensuite bath with double vanities, steam shower and freestanding soaker tub, and double French doors that open out to a sunny and private patio!

Upstairs, the additional bedrooms are all generously proportioned, featuring built-in desks with storage and and shelving, large closets, vaulted ceilings, and oversized windows. Two full bathrooms are located on this level, with an airy landing offering separation and privacy between bedrooms.

The expansive lower level of the home has a warm and welcoming feel, offering lots of options for family fun, and ideal spaces for kids and teens to hang out with friends!

A lovely and spacious media/games room with fireplace and wet bar opens out to a private patio, and the fully soundproofed music/band room is a fantastic space to practice at full volume!

A nicely separated guest bedroom is also located on this level, with full bathroom, exercise room and tons of accessible storage available too.

Younger kids will love the ‘mini sticks arena’ downstairs; a huge space designed for action and fun!

Outside, the .54 acre double lot is simply magical; peaceful, quiet and totally private!

The house was sited to allow for a future carriage house or additional residence, and the fully fenced property includes a double garage with additional parking area off a private, gated laneway access.

Beautifully designed and immaculately maintained, the expansive lawns are complemented by colourful flower beds and mature plantings, offering year-round colour! A sun-drenched terrace offers an expansive sitting area with easy access to the covered cooking and dining space… This special property has hosted garden parties and family gatherings for over 100 people!

Just a short stroll from the oceanfront and close to top-ranked schools, golf courses, marinas and all amenities, this sought-after South Oak Bay neighbourhood offers a Westcoast lifestyle second to none!

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