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924 Monterey Avenue, South Oak Bay, Victoria, BC

Brenda Russell is proud to present a new listing this House for sale, 924 Monterey Avenue, South Oak Bay, Victoria, BC

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Tucked into a private, west facing garden this delightful example of a 1931 Mission Revival bungalow offers a cozy and manageable home for the imaginative Buyer. Incorporating a blend of Arts and Crafts features the spacious living room detail an arched entry, Mission style mantle, wall sconces, tiled hearth fireplace and large picture window capturing the tranquility of a secluded, foliage enveloped courtyard. A large eat-in kitchen with adjoining laundry room opens with French doors into a blissful, sun-filled, easy care garden and patio encompassed with well-established perennials and interesting trees, providing inspiration and Zen-like refuge from the everyday demands of life. One bedroom with fir flooring, walk-in closet, easy access to laundry room and enjoying a garden view. The dining room, once a second bedroom, seats six comfortably, shares same courtyard view and has easy access to kitchen. One bathroom – walk-in style tub with shower wand. Attached garden room, could double as summer studio as well as a separate, heated studio with plenty of cupboards and skylight. An ideal haven for the artistic couple, or single person seeking one level living and a picturesque surround, located a stone’s throw from Demitasse Cafe and Garden Centre a popular meeting place for locals. Close to schools (private and public), parks, ocean and public transport and other world class facilities in one of Canada’s finest neighbourhoods. MISSION REVIVAL ARCHITECTURE The Mission Revival architectural style was a result of a preservation movement that began in the 1880’s and coincided with the American Arts and Crafts Movement. The movement embraced indigenous construction, smooth stucco exteriors, red tile roofs and most notable roof parapets,classic coves, Moorish arches, pergolas, courtyards and patios. California had a profound influence on American life during the first half of the 20th Century and nowhere was it more apparent than in architecture. Gustav Stickley wrote extensively about the preservation of the California missions, introducing the architecture to a National audience in his magazine “The Craftsman.” “When a man’s home is born out of his heart and developed through his labour and perfected through his sense of beauty, it is the very cornerstone of life.” Gustav Stickley