9260 Ardmore Drive
2486 Sq Ft
Lot size: 3.34 Acres
Year built: 1950
MLS® Number: 351903
The last remaining large oceanfront property in the area having potential for possible division (buyer to do their own due diligrnce). The secluded property with frontage on two roads is beautifully treed and level. The property offers outstanding sunsets and panoramic marine views over Saanich Inlet and of distant mountains/hills. First time being offered in 70 years. Most of the value is in the land and location!
Property: This secluded west exposure oceanfront property of 3.34 acres (1.35 hectares) +/- is the last remaining large oceanfront property in the Ardmore area having potential under current zoning (R3) for possible division. The beautifully treed (arbutus aka madrona, western red cedar, leyland cypress, oak, fir, cedar, maple and a California redwood from the Redwood forest) level property has access on two roads (Ardmore and Braemar). The property is landscaped (designed for easy care) with garden immediately about the house and large lawn area runing to the waters edge. The property offers impressive wide expansive marine views over Saanich Inlet and of distant mountains. Plus beautiful sunsets! See survey plan.
Waterfront: Prime west facing low bank with frontage of 440 feet (134 metres) +/- [329.1 feet (100.3 metres) straight across] with easy access to the ocean foreshore. The very usable beach is a combination of rock with sandy/gravel area. The waterfront offers good summer swimming – raft included. The beach area is ideal for keeping dinghies, kayaks and canoes. You can moor your boat at the existing mooring buoy. See survey plan.
Residence: This one level residence of 2,486 square feet (231 square metres) conveying a comfortable feeling was built in the 1950’s and has had updating over the years. There are two bedrooms and three bathrooms, den which could be a bedroom. The spacious living room with adjoining dining room and large kitchen/family room all of which open onto a large patio. Attached double garage and workshop. Plus there are stairs up to the semi-finished attic (not shown on floor plan) area of 25 x 11 feet (7.62 x 3.35 metres) which could be developed. Some features: easy access to the garden and large patio, 2 fireplaces (wood and propane,), large picture windows, wide plank flooring (recycled from WWII airport building), heating by heat pump (2008) septic treatment plant (2006). See floor plan.
Cottage: An older one bedroom self-contained secluded cottage of 535 square feet (50 square metres) with a 260 square foot (24 square metre) deck which has an ocean view. Having an existing self-contained cottage is a very valuable feaure. See floor plan.
Location: Located on the west side of the Saanich Peninsula in the Saanich Inlet (48°40’N.,123°30’W) and situated in the exclusive Ardmore area – An area of fine homes! The Saanich Inlet is about 13 miles (21 kilometres) in length and offers excellent boating, swimming, water skiing, diving, fishing, shrimping, molluscs and a great variety of marine, bird and wild life.
The property is situated in the Municipality of North Saanich (population about 11,000) and is close to shopping in the Town of Sidney (population about 11,500), two golf courses, walking trails, schools, hospital, and recreation centre. Ferries (Vancouver, Gulf Islands, Washington State), major marina’s and Airport are about a 12 minute drive away. The City of Victoria, the Capital of British Columbia is about 27 kilometres (17 miles) south of the property. ($3,079,490.00. U.S. 02-20-16)
Location: Located on the west side of the Saanich Peninsula in the district of North Saanich (population about 11,500) in the Saanich Inlet (4840’N.,12330’W) and situated in the exclusive Ardmore area – An area of fine homes! The Saanich Inlet is about 13 miles (21 kilometres) in length and offers excellent boating, kayaking, swimming, water skiing, diving, fishing, shrimping, molluscs and a great variety of marine, bird and wild life. Close to shopping in the Town of Sidney (population about 11,500), two golf courses, schools, hospital, and recreation centre. Ferries (Vancouver, Gulf Islands, Washington State), major marina’s and Airport (YYJ) are about a 12 minute drive away. The City of Victoria, the Capital of British Columbia is about 27 kilometres (17 miles) south of the property.
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