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Quail’s Rest – A Most Impressive Family Home Set In 2.77 Acres In Central Saanich…

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Torin Road

REMOVED FROM MARKET:   This inviting well maintained home is situated in a lovely property being part landscaped and part forested in an exclusive residential area known as Garden Gate Estates in the District of Central Saanich.

Residence: The impressive two story custom built French Country home with a Romanesque flavour having 4093 finished square feet (380.2 square metres) was built in 2000 and finished to a high standard with great attention to detail and finishing. The open two level high (21 feet/6.4 metres) entrance foyer has an impressive circular stairway which leads to the upper floor hallway which is open to the living room below and takes advantage of the views through the floor to ceiling windows. The Main Floor: Spacious open entrance, Living room with fire place and floor to ceiling windows, master bedroom with large five piece en-suite bathroom, gourmet kitchen with large island and six appliances including an eight burner gas stove and inlaid cherry cabinets, separate dining room, family room adjoining the kitchen which opens onto the patios, two piece guest bathroom, laundry room. The Second Floor: with two bedrooms (one with balcony and fireplace), two four piece bathrooms and study/office which could also be a bedroom. See floor plan below.Some features: floor to ceiling picture windows (Loewen double and triple glazed); high ceilings; spacious high ceiling entrance foyer; gourmet kitchen with adjoining family room; various wood finishes; two fireplaces; 8 high end appliances; tiled and carpeted floors; French doors; radiant hot water heating on both floors; security, phone/internet, sound, lighting, vacuum and HRV systems. Easy access to the patio areas of 1435 square feet (133.3 square metres). The home has been meticulously maintained and tastefully decorated. See floor plan below.

Property: The desirable private terraced property of 2.77 acres (1.121 hectares) +/- has a beautiful tranquil landscaped garden on the entry of the property (east side) which has a wonderful variety of trees, plants and shrubs. A circular pathway goes through the garden which has a feature fountain. There is also a separate small secret garden a few metres away – both are accessed off the circular driveway. The balance of the property is in its beautiful natural state with mature trees such as oak, arbutus (aka madrona) fir, cedar, maple and hemlock plus a variety of seasonal wild flowers and native plants. There are trails throughout the property which is fully fenced. On the south side of the property at a lower level that the house there is an area for the storage of boats, motor homes, equipment, etc. which has a separate gated entrance. There are two greenhouses, garden shed and an inviting gazebo with fireplace.

Garage: Attached spacious two car garage which opens into adjoining workshop which has power & water. Above the garage is a finished bonus room which could be a play area, studio, office, storage, etc. See floor plan below.

Heating and Hot Water: Hot water radiant in floor on both floors (concrete) and domestic hot water by high end Viessman gas furnace.

Domestic Water – Municipal.
Sewer – Secondary septic treatment system.
Hydro – 200 amp.

Outbuildings: Gazebo of octagonal shape with fireplace set on a rock ledge in a lovely wooded area. Two greenhouses and two storage building/sheds.

Location: Located in the Brentwood area on the Saanich Peninsula in the District of Central Saanich (population about 16,000) in an exclusive residential area known as Garden Gate Estates on the west side of the Peninsula in an area of fine homes not far from the world famous Butchart Gardens – See map below. The Village of Brentwood with a variety of shops and services, parks, schools and the waterfront of Brentwood Bay with three small marinaÂ’s, the well known Brentwood Inn and the ferry dock for the ferry to Mill Bay (across the Inlet) are about a 10 minute drive. The Town of Sidney (population about 10,400), Ferries (Gulf Islands, Vancouver and Washington State), Airport, several large marinas, two golf courses, schools, hospital, recreation center and parks with walking trails are all within an 17 minute drive. The City of Victoria, the Capital of British Columbia is about 24 kilometres (15 miles) south.

Area: Being close to Saanich Inlet (48°40’N.,123°30’W) which is about 13 miles (21 kilometres) in length and offers excellent boating, kayaking, canoeing, diving, seasonal swimming and water skiing. The area also offers good fishing, prawning and molluscs. There is a great variety of marine life (whales/Orca, seals, porpoise and otter) plus a variety of bird life (eagles, ravens, kingfisher, gulls and ducks). The area also offers many natural state parks with hiking trails. No mater what the weather the area is magical and very inviting.

Note: Seller would consider taking back a mortgage to a qualified buyer…

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Inviting Well Maintained Home Is Situated In A Lovely Property Being Part Landscaped And Part Forested In An Exclusive Residential Area Known As Garden Gate Estates In The District Of Central Saanich. * Removed from the Market..


In An Exclusive Residential Area Known As Garden Gate Estates On The West Side Of The Peninsula In An Area Of Fine Homes Not Far From The World Famous Butchart Gardens.