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I have sold a property at 1971 Fairfield RD in VICTORIA.
Gorgeous 2005 Cape Cod 4 bedroom 4 bathroom executive home is a stylish and luxurious combination of character blended with a versatile layout for today’s living. Nestled into the hillside with westerly city views. Main level features open plan living, dining and kitchen, opening to wrap-around patio, den and 2 bedroom nanny flat. Upstairs is large master suite with spa-like ensuite, 2nd bedroom with ensuite, gas fireplace and balcony, office nook and comfortable family room area opening to private upper patio. Double garage on lower level, plus laundry, 3 pc bath and extra storage. Heated floor in master bath, oak hardwood and tile floors, stamped concrete patios, plumbed for additional laundry upstairs, many extras!
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I have listed a new property at A701 (Jul) 810 Humboldt ST in VICTORIA.
Fractional ownership on the 7th floor at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa. 1/4 ownership offers owners the benefit of 12 weeks of use per year in this "Saturna" floor plan with 4 of those in JULY each year. This lovely unit offers southern exposure overlooking the grounds at St. Ann's. Fully furnished, including king size bed, linens, dishes, cooking utensils, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and insuite washer & dryer. Amenities at Parkside include 25 meter swimming pool, exercise room, theatre, concierge service and full time front desk management. 1/4 ownership offers flexibility of personal usage or rental revenue. Monthly fee includes property taxes, utilities, housekeeping etc.
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I have sold a property at 2080 Central AVE in VICTORIA.
A South Oak Bay Gem. Stately and elegant yet warm and inviting. This sumptuous 9300 ft property is partially hidden behind well established hedges and mature gardens which inspire. The 4 BR/2BA home beckons from the street with its unique & gorgeous porte-cochere. The home's grand entrance with wood burning fireplace separates the magnificent living room (with gas fireplace) from the stately dining room. Moving to the back of the home you find a large bright kitchen with office nook, 2 large bedrooms and a generous 4 piece bathroom. A unique winding staircase leads up to 2 more large bedrooms, a 4 piece BA and common sitting area (5th BR?). The basement is massive and invites ideas. The backyard is beautiful, spacious and must be seen.
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I have sold a property at 2014 Fernwood RD in VICTORIA.
Welcome to Fernwood Village, Victoria’s most vibrant community. This charming updated 1908 home combines the warmth and character of a heritage home with modern kitchen, bathrooms, windows and other conveniences. Bright open living areas include high ceilings and cozy fireplaces, restored fir flooring & crown moldings. Fabulous new kitchen leads to the patio, the beautifully landscaped garden beyond with its delightful self-contained cottage. Upstairs you will find two good sized bedrooms, laundry and a full bathroom. Located just steps from the Belfry Theatre, restaurants, the pub and other amenities plus easy access to Downtown Victoria, Oak Bay, Shopping malls, Camosun College, U Vic and so much more. Floor plan & more photos online
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I have sold a property at 206 3400 Quadra ST in VICTORIA.
One of the most popular buildings on Quadra. This lovely 2BR, 2 BA condo is located on the cool north side of the building and has a walk score of 72! Lots of shopping close by and its on a bus route. Current owners have tastefully upgraded their home - the common wall between kitchen and dining/living has been opened up, new engineered flooring in LR, DR, halls and bedroom; new kitchen floor, and new paint throughout. The kitchen is very large and has space for a breakfast nook. The master bedroom has a terrific walk-through closet and 4 piece ensuite. The living room & dining room are entertainment sized with a cosy corner gas fireplace, plus a french door to a private deck. The ensuite laundry and storage are a bonus. Pets under 40 lbs!
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I have sold a property at 216 1083 Tillicum RD in VICTORIA.
This SOUTH WEST CORNER Condo beckons the sunshine! Its a 2 Bedroom and 2 Bath, 1098 sf unit with large balcony and has been tastefully modernized. The LR and DR are open concept with beautiful flooring throughout, new baseboard and a gas fireplace. The current owner has painted throughout and replaced all the hardware. The kitchen is bright and sparkly with recently updated SS appliances, tiled back splash, kitchen counter and added cabinets. This gated complex has an exercise room, meeting rm, waterside trail, bike storage & a library! But what really sets it apart is the private dock - easy access to row the Gorge. Its pet friendly too - up to 20lbs and has insuite laundry Fully remediated building (with warranty and Dep Rep) It dazzles!
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I have sold a property at 3820 Beachview PL in VICTORIA.
Open House Sat & Sun 2-4. You have found the perfect "Rightsized Home" in the perfect location!! Nestled on a quiet Cul-de-Sac adjacent to Gyro Park in Gorgeous Cadboro Bay, this lovely one level home features generous sized main rooms, feature stone fire-place in the L/V Room, a large master with walk-in closet & ensuite, good-sized 2nd bedroom, laundry room, large double Garage, storage room and a south-facing Solarium overlooking the Rose Garden. Large, private, west-facing back yard, with easy care landscaping, Green House, Garden Shed. Easy stroll to Cadboro Bay Village, Gyro Park Beach, Smugglers Cove and up the hill to UVIC.
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I have sold a property at B503(Aug) 810 Humboldt ST in VICTORIA.
5th floor fractional ownership in downtown Victoria with stunning views overlooking the St. Ann's Academy grounds. Recreational property at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa. 1/4 ownership offers owners the benefit of 12 weeks of usage per year in this "Valdes A" suite with 4 of those during AUGUST each year. This suite is fully furnished with designer furnishings including: king size bed, linens, dishes, cooking utensils, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, & in-suite washer/dryer. Amenities at Parkside include 25 metre swimming pool, exercise room, theatre, and full-time front desk management. Ownership offers revenue potential while unit is not in use by owner. Monthly fee includes property taxes, utilities, housekeeping, etc.
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