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One Of A Kind Secluded South Exposure Home Known As “Valhalla” Set In 3.57 Acres In Mt. Newton Valley…

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$1,395,000. (CAD)

936 Mt Newton Cross Road

7 Bedrooms

6 Bathrooms

7597 Sq Ft

Lot size: 3.57

MLS® Number: 323376

This secluded country estate is located in the Mount Newton Valley – A lovely and exclusive rural setting with a southern exposure.

Residence:  This charming and unique country home of 7597 square feet (706 square metres) features spacious rooms, high beamed vaulted ceilings, picture windows, French doors, wood and tiles floors, spacious decks, open  kitchen/dining, kitchen and pantry with appliances featuring a large island and an Aga Stove (propane). There are seven bedrooms and six bathrooms (five en-suites); spacious Master Bedroom suite opens onto a private deck.  All main floor rooms have easy access to the outside decks and patio. There is a full undeveloped basement of about 3700 square feet (344 square metres).  Originally build in approximately 1928-30 with many upgrades and improvements (thermopane windows, heating, fixtures, appliances) in recent years. The home is very suitable for a large family, entertaining and for a possible bed and breakfast business – many possible uses. Buyers to satisfy themselves as to zoning. See floor plan.

Caretaker/Guesthouse/Office:  Connected to the main residence by covered walkway this one and half level building of 1955 square feet (182 square metres) has many uses under the zoning – possible home based business, family accommodation, bed and breakfast. Main floor of 1402 square feet (130.2 square metres) with four rooms, bathroom and laundry. The upper level of 553 square feet (51.4 square metres) is currently a suite with separate entrance. See floor plan.

Property: Accessed up a long partly tree lined drivewaythis pleasant and peaceful 3.57 acre (1.44 hectare) +/- secluded south exposure property is level and open about the house with remainder being a gentle slope to Mt. Newton Cross Road. The property offers a western glimpse through the trees of the Saanich Inlet (the ocean is only a short distance away). There is an easy care garden immediately about the house with remainder of the property in rough grass and a variety of mature trees plus approximately 45 + fruit trees and a fenced vegetable garden area. One could apply for farm taxes. See survey plan.

Greenhouse: This “house and home” worthy post and beam 481 square feet (45 square metre) greenhouse is custom designed with heat, lights and ventilation.

Workshop/Garage:  582 square feet (54 square metres)

Zoning:  The zoning (RE1) allows for many uses. See Central Saanich Land Use.

Heating: Heating by oil hot air, electric and heat stove.

Swimming Pool:  An excellent outdoor swimming pool being 45 x 18 feet (14 x 5.5 metres) surrounded by large patio area amounting to 2100 square feet (195 square metres) with pool house and 8 person hot tub.


  • Domestic Water – Wells ( 460 ‘ & 85’/140 & 26 m +/-). Main Well with cistern (aprox.16,000 gallons/72,736 litres). Municipal water @ road.
  • Sewer – Septic system
  • Electrical – 400 amp service
  • Note: The services are designed for above average family sizes – Buyer to confirm!

This well positioned classic residence located in an area of fine properties (residential and agricultural) is perfect for a large family, blended families, retreat centre, art  cenre – bring your dream!

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The Property

This inviting south exposure property is accessed up a long tree lined driveway through stone gate posts. Sunny and secluded this beautiful and peaceful rural property of 3.57 acres (1.44 hectares) +/- has a gentle slope from the house to Mt. Newton Cross Road plus there are glimpses of Saanich Inlet. There is an easy care garden immediately about the house with the remainder in field, orchard (approximately 45 trees) and natural state with mature trees. The zoning is RE-1 (not in the Agricultural Land Reserve) – See zoning below – confirm with Central Saanich. There is an area for a vegetable garden close to an excellent 481 square foot (44.7 square metres) Greenhouse plus there are four outbuildings. One could have a small hobby farm, organic farm or vineyard, etc.


Located on the north side of Mount Newton Cross Road in the Mount Newton Valley on the Saanich Peninsula being about 20 kilometres (12.4 miles) from Victoria.  The property is situated in the Municipality of Central Saanich (population about 16,000) and is close to shopping (Brentwood Bay and Saanichton), golf courses, schools, hospital, small marinas, restaurants, ferry across Saanich Inlet to Mill Bay.  Ferries (Vancouver, Gulf Islands, Washington State); major marinas; Airport and Town of Sidney are about a 15-minute drive away.