Custom Residence in "The Uplands"
3240 Uplands Pl
STUNNING CUSTOM RESIDENCE IN “THE UPLANDS” Sunlight fills this extra-ordinary custom home boasting meticulous craftsmanship and quality in every aspect of its design, construction and finishing. This impressive 6 bedroom, 6 1/2 bathroom home is ideally located on a quiet cul-de-sac in one of Victoria's most elite neighbourhoods, “The Uplands”. The property itself boasts .67 acre in size, offers a sunny south-west exposure and total privacy. You are welcomed to this lovely home by a circular driveway, finished in tasteful paving stones, and offering plenty of exterior parking as well as a generous triple car garage. Glorious large windows spill light into the 2 storey entry, with custom staircase leading to the 2nd level. Stunning, quarter-sawn, rift cut, white oak flooring with exquisite mahongany inlay bordering is featured throughout the main and upper level. Custom coffered ceilings, crown mouldings and wainscotting throughout create an elegant feel throughout this home. The gourmet chef's kitchen features custom, face-framed cabinetry with a large center island, granite countertops and Travertine marble flooring. The appliances include Wolf® range and micro-wave and Sub-Zero® double refrigerator. A large pantry and laundry room are conveniently located just off the kitchen. The living room features 10', coffered ceilings, a wood burning fireplace, and expansive windows featuring views over the beautifully manicured garden. There are double french doors leading out to a covered patio area with built-in fireplace and multiple seating/dining areas overlooking the private landscaped grounds. Upstairs, the master suite is separated from the other bedrooms and boasts a gorgeous ensuite bath with oversized shower, separate soaker tub and double vanities. 3 more bedrooms, complete with adjoining bathrooms complete the upper level. This home also has guest accommodation with separate entrance leading to a sitting/dining area, generous bedroom and private bathroom. On the spacious lower level, there is a large family room, including wet bar, that leads to a large, full daylight walkout patio, together with a theatre, exercise room, storage room and wine cellar A spacious and bright guest room complete and generous bathroom with built-in storage complete this level. The Uplands, a masterful imagined neighbourhood by landscape architect, John Olmsted is notably situated on 465 acres, offering beautiful outlooks onto Garry oak meadows with wonderful access to some of the most idyllic beaches in the Victoria area. Creating an artistic and remarkable community in suburban Oak Bay, roads are gracefully curved, so you can never see the end, creating a sense of privacy in an elegant, natural park like setting. The Uplands boasts easy access to excellent schools, both private and public, and downtown Victoria is less than 10 minutes away. The Victoria Golf Club, Uplands Golf Club, Royal Victoria Yacht Club and Oak Bay Marina are all just minutes away. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is a city of sophistication, history and natural beauty, and enjoys the mildest climate in Canada. With all of its charm and beauty, its calm ocean bays and fine dining overlooking the sparkling inner harbor, you'll find that Victoria offers all the amenities of a large city, without the hurried pace. Enjoy year round golfing at one of the 14 nearby golf courses. Spend the day sailing, kayaking or salmon fishing from one of the world-class marinas. Stroll along Antique Row to find hidden treasures. Whether your perfect day entails an afternoon hiking one of the island's breathtaking trails, relaxing at a world-class spa, exploring the museums and art galleries or experiencing fine dining, you won't be disap-pointed. Just 30 minutes from Victoria International Airport and BC Ferries, getting to Victoria is easy and scenic. Regular float plane and helicopter service brings you right into the heart of the capital city. You'll fall in love with all Victoria and Vancouver Island has to offer
Sylvia Therrien - Newport Realty Ltd.