Hidden from Land’s End Road by dense temperate forest, enjoy remarkable privacy and serenity at this 2.15-acre oceanfront estate comprised of two legal titles, three fully furnished homes, and a fully furnished suite including main residence, guesthouse, boathouse, carriage house and caretakers quarters overlooking a terraced yard stretching into the waters of the Satellite Channel, with Saltspring Island looming unobstructed directly behind.
Soak in peaceful views of over 300 feet (100m) of ocean frontage from within much of the main residence’s 4,600 richly appointed square feet, its spacious walkout patio, or one of two second floor bedroom balconies. Floor to ceiling windows light the open-concept kitchen and 24-foot vaulted ceiling living room complete with second floor Juliet balcony. Dine and entertain in style with a walk-in pantry, service nook, and hexagonal dining room complete with wood burning fireplace and glass ceiling. Or, retire to one of three generously fitted bedrooms; two upper floor guests, each with five-piece ensuite, and main floor master featuring upholstered walls, two walk-in closets, his and hers quartz topped vanities, steam shower, tiled bath, and patio walkout. Elegance and function entwine here, with wide-plank hardwood flooring, cut-glass accents, and classical décor throughout the home’s living spaces, while a full motion/video/aquatrip security systems, air conditioner, dual central vacuums, new hot water tank and boiler, IT/server room, reverse osmosis water treatment system, and additional storage space are located below ground.
Similarly blessed with views of the water, the cozy 1,768 square foot guesthouse provides ample room for visitors, boasting an assortment of vintage décor, hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace, kitchen with a rear deck walkout, laundry room, office with two built-in desks, two three-piece bathrooms, and two bedrooms; one with a walkout balcony.
Perched at the shoreline, the rustic, 769 square foot, nautically themed one-bedroom boathouse enjoys a two-piece ensuite and 3-piece bathrooms, hardwood floors, a full kitchen and a gorgeous wooden seaside deck.
The property's gates open onto a stone drive leading to a double attached garage with one-bedroom upper carriage house boasting a full kitchen, three-piece bathroom, and lofted skylit ceilings.
The professionally landscaped grounds are flush with an impressive variety of flora, accompanied by a gardener/service house equipped with a full kitchen, bathroom, and small office. At the shoreline, a smokehouse with rooftop patio is the perfect place to enjoy the sunset at the water’s edge.
Encircled by 40 kilometers of ocean shoreline, North Saanich is a sea-lover's dream. Located a mere 25 kilometers from the city core of Victoria, this community also boasts a rich agricultural history and a more slow-paced lifestyle than many of the Greater Victoria municipalities. Residents enjoy a rural locale with quick access city core via the Patricia Bay Highway 17, or the more scenic route, West Saanich Road.
Renowned for wineries, locally grown produce and flowers, this is a beautiful place to call home. North Saanich keeps to its agricultural roots as home to many farms, many of whom supply roadside produce and flower stands. People travel from around the region to visit pumpkin patches in the fall and fields of daffodils in the spring. In nearby Central Saanich, Butchart Gardens is one of the most popular attractions in the region, its stunning historic gardens open to visitors year-round.
Also home to a number of excellent marinas, North Saanich is a gateway to the surrounding ocean, and a haven to the boating enthusiast, and ocean explorers.
North Saanich is home to the Victoria International Airport and the BC Ferries’ Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal servicing routes to Nanaimo, the Gulf Islands, and mainland BC.
Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Strait of Georgia and the Inside Passage, Vancouver Island is the “the Hawaii of the North”. With its vast wilderness, picturesque peaks, and temperate climate, this stunning locale is a paradise for those seeking serenity and natural beauty. A breadth of lifestyles are available here from charming coastal communities and pastoral estates, to busy urban centres.
Unlike much of Canada, Vancouver Island's weather is mild year-round. Spring comes early, with cherry blossom, tulip, and daffodil blooms lit by sparkling ocean sunsets. Summer is close behind, with the first sightings of migrating whales and local fishermen. In fall, a plethora of farms, vineyards, orchards, cideries, and breweries take local culinary culture to new heights. Come winter, cars loaded with kayaks, surfboards, paddle boards, skis, and snowboards come out to play, while golfers teeing off, and joggers taking to the trails remain common sights. Whatever the season, there’s plenty to enjoy on Vancouver Island.
From the remote Canadian surf-capital, Tofino in the north, to the tech-friendly historic harbour city of Victoria in the south, Vancouver Island is a mecca of world-class destinations, and facilities:
Known also as "The Garden City" for its perpetual greenery and rarely freezing temperatures, Victoria is the capital of British Columbia, and is a thriving collection of municipalities from it's historical urban centre, to it's various suburban, and rural developments both inland and oceanfront.
Located 15-minutes from Victoria in fast-growing Langford, Bear Mountain Mountain Resort is one of North-America's finest recreational developments, It is home to Canada's only 36 holes of Nicklaus Design golf, its largest indoor/outdoor red clay court tennis centre, and an extensive network of top-tier mountain bike trails. It is the headquarters of Golf Canada's National Development Team, the Canadian National Mountain Bike Team and is supported by Tennis Canada and Tennis BC.
The Victoria International Marina, completed in 2019 offers full-service premium luxury yacht moorage for yachts from 65-feet to 175-feet in the heart of Victoria. With 28-slips, upscale security and safety, amenities, concierge services and crew facilities, this is the ultimate port-of-call from which to cast off and explore North America's most spectacular cruising waters, the Pacific Northwest and Inside Passage,
Centrally situated in the lush Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit is Canada's only year-round motorsport circuit. This highly technical circuit features 19 corners and 11.5% in elevation changes, and is committed to providing the highest quality professional training, track-side support, and driver's education available.
Only a 45-minute drive from Victoria, the Cowichan Valley often referred to as the "Napa of the North" is home to 14 unique wineries. This cool climate viticulture is paired with a growing list of craft cideries, breweries, and distilleries located throughout the island, but mostly concentrated in the south in and around the agriculturally-rich Saanich Peninsula.
There are more than 200 islands in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve located between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia. Teeming with land and sea life including seals, whales, eagles, otters, and porpoises this area is home to numerous rarely explored precious ecosystems. The larger islands are serviced by BC Ferries while the smaller ones can only be reached by private boat or float plane.
Convenient international access to Vancouver Island includes numerous ferry routes to and from mainland Canada and the USA, the award-winning Victoria International Airport, as well as numerous private flight operators, airfields and heliports scattered island-wide.