Perched high above the coveted Mt Newton valley, Belvoir Hall offers stunning westerly views from its magical vantage point.
Sited on a 20-acre estate, this imposing Regency-style home is unique to the region and offers more than 17,000 square feet Custom built in 2003, the home incorporates many traditional European details with efficient, modern construction including reinforced steel and concrete plus heavy duty insulation which heats and cools.
Distinguished by its symmetry, clean lines and columns, the stately exterior gives access though impressive double entry doors to exquisite detail and exuberant elegance.
The grand marble-floored entryway is graced with a lantern cupola. Light floods the 7,500 square foot main floor which has 12 foot ceilings and oversized windows.
Featured on this level is a formal sitting room and dining room with upholstered Italian Damask walls, mirrored ceiling and marble floors. A highlight of the home is a stunning 1,000 square foot two-story library with a 19th century pulpit staircase leading to a mezzanine floor. It has custom built bookcases on 3 walls and an elevator provides access to all levels of the home. A large family room leads into the expansive kitchen which has a separate butler’s pantry. A utility room and four powder rooms complete this level.
From the front hall, a sweeping stairway features bespoke Italian ironwork giving access to the upper level where there is a sitting area overlooking the beautiful valley and mountains beyond. The vast primary suite has an inviting gas fireplace and ensuite bathroom with heated floors and ample closet space. Four additional bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms with heated floors including a one-bedroom caretaker suite with access to the kitchen via a second staircase.
The conservatory flows out to a double height indoor pool room with incredible self-cleaning, 40’ X 20’ heated pool with swim jets, shower room and glass doors accessing a covered terrace. Below the home a car collector would find a 6-car garage, a wine room and fully finished basement. There are existing outbuildings with cold storage and room for 10 more cars.
The partially sloping property lends itself perfectly for future wine growing, agri-tourism or a spectacular equestrian estate. 1700 Mt. Newton Cross Road is a unique and special offering and the discerning buyer will find endless opportunities in this tranquil, pastoral setting.
Property Information – Belvour Hall - 1700 Mt. Newton Cross Rd
Custom Built in 2003
Regency-style featuring many European details
Total of 17,576 finished sq.ft. - 7,500 sq. ft main floor with 12 ft. ceilings
Constructed with reinforced steel and concrete
5 bedrooms & 10 bathrooms including a caretaker suite
Marble floored entry with lantern capola and railing detail from a church
Built-in Belgian rouge marble console from Parklane House in UK
Sweeping stairway featuring Italian bespoke ironwork
Expansive kitchen with separate butler’s pantry
Dining room with Italian Damask walls, a mirrored ceiling and marble floors
Natural gas fireplaces in family room and primary bedroom
1,000 sq.ft two-storey library with19th century pulpit staircase
Over-sized windows for natural light
Elevator with access to all levels
Indoor pool room with 40’ x 20’ self cleaning heated salt water pool - 8’ deep with exercise jets
Expansive covered terrace off pool room
Finished basement with wine cellar
Attached 6 car garage
Porte cochere at back entrance
Antique back door imported from England
20.37 acre property
Existing outbuildings for cold storage and 10 additional cars
Sloped property suited for wine growing, agri-toursim or an equestrian estate
Warm south-westerly exposure
Stunning views of the tranquil Mt. Newton Valley and mountains beyond
Meandering asphalt driveway and bridge over pond
Information believed to be correct, if important, Buyer must verify.
Sotheby’s International Realty Canada
752 Douglas Street
Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3M6