1657 Yale Street
Steps to Oak Bay Village
Exquisite Custom Home
This exquisite custom home was completed in 2017, and boasts exceptional quality and masterfully crafted finishing and appointments throughout!
A sunny and inviting front veranda welcomes you to the home, offering a spacious sitting area with cozy, overhead radiant electric heater.
The bright and beautifully designed living spaces are highlighted by oversized windows, wide-plank, site-finished oak flooring, high ceilings, and custom built-ins: all thoughtfully planned and meticulously executed.
The gourmet kitchen is the heart of the home with gorgeous Carrara marble countertops, large island with bar seating, top-of-the-line appliances, and fantastic walk-in butler’s pantry with additional sink and freezer. Flexible living and dining spaces are enhanced by a gas feature fireplace, and double sliding doors that open out to the sundeck, expansive terraces and back gardens.
A generous den/office with furniture-quality display shelving is also located on the main level of the home, as well as a 2-piece guest bath and a spacious mud room with built-ins and storage closet.
Upstairs, the master suite is an airy and inviting space with high, vaulted ceilings, and large windows… and oversized custom ‘Thomas Phillips’ walk-in closet and gorgeous ensuite bath.
Two additional bedrooms are also located on this level – one with a delightful child’s playroom included – and both with vaulted ceilings. A spacious and beautifully-appointed 4-piece bath completes the upper level of the home….
A fully-finished lower level adds to the flexibility and adaptability of this home’s design, offering 2 generous bedrooms, each with a full ensuite bath….and an oversized laundry room . An exercise or games area leads through to the spacious family/media room; the perfect place for family movie night!
Extensive in-house storage is provided in a large crawl space area with 5’ ceilings, and under the stairs on the lower level.
Incredible attention to detail is evident in every aspect of this top-quality home, including engineered silent floor joists, in-floor radiant heat with concrete layer on main floor and maximum soundproofing throughout, imported & high-end hardware, plumbing, and light fixtures, Pella wood interior/vinyl exterior windows, commercial grade security system, whole-house water filtration, tankless HW system with ComfortFlow re-circulation, Cat 5e wiring throughout, and fully integrated high-end designer sound system components.
Outside, the property has been professionally landscaped throughout, and designed to be low-maintenance too! Expansive terraces offer flexible spaces for outdoor entertaining and relaxing, with sitting and eating areas and a cozy firepit. Raised vegetable garden beds are a highlight of the fenced back garden, with a lawn area as well as apple trees and blueberries!
A quiet laneway offers access to parking, and the fully-insulated, oversized single-car garage offers space for a workshop and a sink with hot/cold water.
This quiet Fairfield location close to the Oak Bay/Victoria border, offers convenient access to some of the best schools, parks, and recreational options available. Safe, friendly and family-oriented, the neighbourhood is just minutes from Oak Bay Avenue shops, sandy Gonzales Beach, Fairfield Plaza, great café’s and restaurants, and just 6 minutes from Downtown Victoria amenities and entertainment!
This exceptional home truly defines timeless quality: beautifully-designed and impeccably executed!