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2175 Granite Street, South Oak Bay, Victoria - Oak Bay, BC

Brenda Russell is proud to present this 'Pending'...House , 2175 Granite Street, South Oak Bay, Victoria, BC

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An Oak Bay original! This genius of Bruce Wilkin's architecture and craftsmanship is evident in this Masterpiece. Artfully designed and built in 1995 this exquisite home lends itself architecturally to inspired Buyers of discriminating taste and provides them and an elegant canvas for European character or the élan of minimalism. Generous, bright rooms provide personal space, but the layout and rooms are decidedly modern, not stuffy. Serenity permeates both interior and exterior spaces. Step through the gate to your country home in the heart of Oak Bay. The Zen-like garden reminiscent of Tuscany and it’s relaxed terrace and patios are a trove of interesting, well established shrubs and trees for easy care gardening. Sundrenched courtyard beckons “al fresco” dining and features automatic awnings. Main Floor - Living Room and In-Line Dining Room: Comfortable elegance best describes the living room and in-line dining room, from the cozy (gas ?) fireplace, nine foot ceilings, abundance of full length casement windows, crown mouldings, deep baseboards and heated, high polished, concrete floors. A sophisticated sense of ease is bolstered by music system throughout and Hunter-Douglas shades and curtains. Den/Office - Located off the main foyer a private den (or office) awaits with French doors to a charming patio. Another bathroom is close-by and you will appreciate the artful built-ins and ample closet space evident throughout this home. Kitchen - Bistro style kitchen embellished with timeless, floor to ceiling solid, cherry cabinetry is separated from main entertaining area by a substantial raised island. A single French door leads to new cedar steps, patio and garage. Second Floor - Hallway and Stairwell: Full-length casement window star in the open stairwell inviting you to the second floor and leads you into the subtle, serene ambiance of the two bedrooms. Washer and dryer conveniently located in upper hall cupboard. Master Bedroom - The luxurious master suite boasts a gas fireplace and ample windows, again with garden view adding to the sense of calm. The four piece en-suite with separate shower stall and jetted tub has granite countertops a Cherry pops up again in the large, adjoining dressing room complete with garden view. Second Bedroom - With it’s own three piece bath the peaceful, romantic second bedroom is completely self-contained. Ground Level - Bedroom Suite/Family Room: With its own three piece bath the peaceful, romantic third bedroom is completely self-contained with a beautiful electric fireplace. Den - Could also work well for a teen or guest bedroom. About Bruce Wilkin Inc. Bruce Wilkin is an award-winning designer and builder with a deep appreciation of a broad range of design styles. He possesses the uncanny ability to capture the essence of a particular style and create a setting that expresses it fully.