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Hand Crafted Colonial Country Homestead
Sooke - Vancouver Island BC
Status: Active
Price: $1,699,000
Setting: Ocean View
Category: Character
Type: House
 
 
Features Include:
  • Built in 2007
  • Zoned Residential
  • Finished Area: 4,040 Square Feet
  • Situated on 1.6 acres
  • With 4 bedrooms
  • And 3 bathrooms
Property Description

Completely unique and utterly captivating, this never to be repeated, hand crafted labour of love, is nothing short of a masterpiece. Step inside this remarkable residence, inspired by the Colonial homesteads of Australia, and be swept away by the romance, character and charm of a bygone era. Rich with historical elements, the stunning interior features 128 year old distressed beams from Sydney’s famous Australian Wool Exchange, antique chandeliers and beautiful period hardware.

Built to a standard rarely found in new homes, no expense or effort was spared in the creation of this dream that was three years in the making. To achieve the desired ambiance, many of the materials were imported from Down Under, including rounded metal bull-nose roofing that lasts for a century. The gorgeous hardwood Alder floors were specially milled for the owner.

A welcoming country style kitchen features warm toned custom cabinetry, a 7’ x 5’ solid Maple butchers block and premium appliances from Wolf, Asko and Jenn-Air.

Bright and spacious, with an inviting open floor plan, this gracious 3,193 sq.ft. home offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The upper level, featuring a sophisticated lounge and deluxe master with chic en-suite, includes lovely French doors that open onto view balconies.       

A fantastic detached 800 sq.ft. bonus suite provides additional space for guests, teenagers, a B & B, or a billiard/games room.

Confidently poised on the high side of West Coast Road, this elegant homestead known as “Aldergrove” offers amazing views of the Juan de Fuca Strait clear across to the shimmering lights of Port Angeles and graceful Olympic mountains. Built with outdoor living in mind, the fenced 1.6 acre manicured grounds and expansive covered verandas provide ample leisure space irrespective of weather.

Historic in appearance only, this properties long list of modern conveniences include: air-conditioning, heat pump, generator, water filtration, cable/internet in all rooms, automatic gates and a monitored security system with camera surveillance. Conveniently located just ten minutes from the local shops, downtown Victoria is only 40 minutes away.

An absolute pleasure to view, come experience the unique heritage charms of the Australian outback.