Colin Gareau

Patience, Integrity and Well-Balanced Advice

Property Photo: OB North Oak Bay, Oak Bay
I have listed a new property at OB North Oak Bay, Oak Bay.
This is it - the quintessential Oak Bay Character Home located in a neighbourhood that is central to everything. Its close to Willows Beach, shopping, schools and Parks?what more could you ask for! This 1911 - 1300 sq ft home has been wonderfully updated yet retains the charm from decades past. On the main floor you will find a modern kitchen, a dining room, a living room (complete with gas fireplace) and a sun room looking over a beautiful back yard (which is currently being used as a 3rd bedroom). Walk upstairs and enjoy the 2 bedrooms (the Master has a Juliet balcony waiting for some flower boxes). As well, there?s ample room for a study area and some significant storage. The basement is large and ideally suited for...
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Property Photo: Vi Fairfield, Victoria
I have listed a new property at Vi Fairfield, Victoria.
Beautiful treed lot in the heart of Fairfield. Living here is like living in the country without any of the inconveniences!Bare land strata lot off quiet cul de sac, close to Cook Street Village. Beautiful Garry Oak area of Fairfield,close to Moss Rock Park, one block from public transit and Sir James Douglas Elementary School, walking distance to Central Middle School, and a 15 minute walk to the ocean or to Thrifty's! It is subdivided from a large mature lot with one house on it, and the access is via common property.The lot is behind the existing house and is very private and secluded.This unique property is a panhandle lot in shape only - but with fewer restrictions.There are existing Zebra plans for a house on this...
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Property Photo: Es Old Esquimalt, Esquimalt
I have listed a new property at Es Old Esquimalt, Esquimalt.
This is John Dean's original 1923 home -Sea Scape. It has been substantially renovated in the last 5 years which has added elegance to an already grand 3 bedroom home. The front entrance is a wood-panelled staircase highlighted by custom wall sconces which leads you to a stunning main floor. The kitchen, with its dark burgundy millwork, granite counter and professional series appliances opens on to a private patio; bathed in late afternoon sun for quiet contemplation. The home's majesty is focused in the large dining room with its 16 foot ceiling and spectacular chandelier. The spacious living room has a wood burning fireplace and a nook with views to the harbour. This gives way to the sunroom and master bedroom with...
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