Town & Country
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
About This Property
Town & Country: Charming, very loved, artists own home where custom accents abound. The spacious, light-filled living room with picture window & crown moulding is welcoming with an efficient wood burning stove. Original fir floors throughout have been restored with unique ceramic details. A comfortable main floor den leads into the large dining room for entertaining with fireplace and adjoining sunroom. Two pantries welcome the chef in the country kitchen with space for your special furniture pieces. French doors open to a sun splashed deck with views to the ocean. The master bedroom upstairs has a fireplace and walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms and a fitting new bathroom with claw foot tub. Deer proof backyard with a plethora of organic fruit & vegetables as well as special shrubs at front. Idyllic setting on a quiet street across from Lafayette Park and four doors from the ocean walkway on spectacular McNeill Bay. Excellent neighbourhood schools. Walk or cycle to gourmet coffee shops or the Village of Oak Bay. A truly unique offering.
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- Glynis MacLeod
- 3+ Fireplaces
- Eat in Kitchen
- Hardwood Floors
- Jogging/Bike Path
- Walk In Closet
- 2,131 ft2 / 197.97 m2 - Living space
- 6,240.00 ft2 / 579.70 m2 - Lot size
- Year Built 1907
- 3 Parking Spaces
- $4,567 Taxes Municipal 2016
Feature Sheet – 469 Monterey Avenue
Originally built in 1907 this home has been lovingly updated with an artist’s eye for detail.
-Removed Knob & tube wiring & updated electrical wiring (150 amp) with new baseboards & thermostats throughout the house.
-Installed Pacific Energy wood stove making the home extremely energy efficient.
-Refinished original fir floors.
-Replaced the roof & skylights.
-Dining room & master bedroom fireplaces work with Presto logs.
-Renovated the kitchen with two pantries.
-Added new stove & dishwasher.
-Opened up between the kitchen and dining room.
-Installed the French doors from the kitchen to the deck.
-Updated the main bathroom with tiled shower, new claw foot bathtub, low-flow toilet, pedestal sink & new fir floors
-New garden, storage & wood sheds.
-Rebuilt deck with ocean views & added brick patio.
-Embellished the sunroom with window seat & artistic touches.
-Renovated the main floor 3 piece bathroom.
-Replaced the washer & dryer.
-Painted exterior of house.
The current owners have created a fertile garden of flowering plants and organic fruits and vegetables protected by a warm micro climate;
-Garden has been thoroughly cultivated with truckloads of rich composted soil.
-The garden contains blueberries, black currants, goji berries, raspberries, a tea plant, plum trees, hops vines, wisteria, grapes & clematis.
-Also, climbing roses, hydrangeas, peonies, daisies, delphiniums, foxgloves, daffodils, heritage rhododendrons, lilacs, hollyhocks, tulips, irises, lilies, lavender & grasses.
-Sellers grow veggies in the garden all year long.
-Temporary glass structure attached to the shed for wintering geraniums.
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