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638 Monterey Avenue, South Oak Bay, Victoria, BC

Brenda Russell is proud to present a new listing this House for sale, 638 Monterey Avenue, South Oak Bay, Victoria, BC

This solid, well maintained, 1931 character home typifies the traditional “quality of life” South Oak Bay has to offer. Maintaining refined character details the home boasts thoughtful updates, many new upgrades and offers a versatile floor plan for a growing family in it’s sundrenched rooms. A host of upgrades have been undertaken; perimeter drains, storm and sewer laterals, metal roof, vinyl windows, gas and so much more. Main floor features a quaint entry hall, inviting living room with attractive mantle, wood burning fireplace, piano windows, oak floors, vinyl windows, plantation shutters and a French door for added privacy. Two bright bedrooms each with walk-in closets, blinds, fir floors, four piece bathroom, spacious kitchen with three newer KitchenAid stainless appliances... a super gas oven/range, opens to a delightful sky-lit dining/family room with French doors to access a large west facing deck perfect for entertaining. The spacious upstairs provides an ideal retreat of comfort and cosiness in its master suite abode, complete with its own four piece bathroom and cedar-lined closet. Lower floor contains two bedrooms, generous den/family room, four piece bathroom, large laundry and storage room and is ideal for extended family with the bonus of two exterior door accesses. Enjoy outdoor living and gatherings in this private, easy care and well established garden featuring fine rockery, and a trove of lovely shrubs and trees. The fabulous extra-wide driveway is ideal for young sports enthusiasts or perhaps multiple cars; three garden beds, two garden sheds, one is newly built with electricity and could serve as a small studio with ample storage space. Located on a sought after “beach block”, close to both public/french immersion and private schools, parks, public transport, popular cafe’s, garden centre, Victoria Golf Club and of course the ocean, this turn-key offering is truly a cocoon of comfort for a professional couple or family in one of Canada’s most renowned and finest neighbourhoods. Offered at $1,275,000.