Exquisite Luxury Farm Estate on 18 acres of pristine Oceanside property. Escape to your very own sanctuary that allows a completely self-sufficient lifestyle. This fully functional hobby farm provides the necessities for living off the bountiful land and immersing yourself in the stunning natural setting. This privileged parcel affords endless possibilities and development potential. The updated main home can be renovated to achieve your vision, or live in while constructing your dream estate. Your imagination is the limit. Enter the property driving through hay and sheep fields, winding down towards the waterfront. On the way you pass by a pond and several majestic 300 year+ old oak trees.
The main home is a renovated 1930 farmhouse with many original features, flooded with natural light and has been thoughtfully updated throughout. South east exposure. Views from every window are astounding. Sweeping ocean views provide the backdrop to the unique home, which artfully combines rustic natural elements such as hardwood flooring and exposed beams with modern conveniences. A formal entry welcomes all who arrive and provides a glimpse of the superior finishings within. The sizable kitchen is flooded with natural light, has an inviting layout for gatherings with bar seating for casual meals. The kitchen also opens to an adjacent eating area / family room.
The separate dining room provides a refined area for hosting larger gatherings, when celebrating with friends and family. The inviting living room is enhanced with a statement fireplace. A comfortable family room provides a relaxed space to enjoy with loved ones. A laundry room and two piece bathroom complete the main. Above, the spacious primary bedroom offers a 200 degrees view with stunning sunrises, sound of ocean during winter storms, large walk-in closet, four piece ensuite and a Juliet balcony. Three more bedrooms, one with a walk-in closet, a four piece bath and private balcony complete the upper level. Below, there is a one bedroom suite with separate entry, a full kitchen, generous living / dining area and three piece bath. Additionally, find storage, a wine cellar, mudroom and garage access.
The detached barn provides even more living space, ideal for guests, students or workers – with two bedrooms, a full kitchen, dining room, living room, sitting area and bathroom. Sunsets behind the barn are truly breathtaking. The opposing side houses a greenhouse and plenty of storage.
Outside, the grounds are simply striking, with endless ways to enjoy year-round. Resort style living with a beautiful half acre pond designed by Vancouver landscape architect Joe Wai (winner of National Geographic best small garden - Sun Yet Sen Gardens Vancouver), with several spots to sit and rest and enjoy summer sun from early morning to sunset past 9pm. Multiple decks and a sprawling patio with covered sections provides multiple vantage points to witness the dynamic scenery of sparkling water views with resident wildlife including eagles, whales, seals, otters, deer and more, making enchanting appearances. Explore the low bank shoreline, with beautiful tidal pools and driftwood, or launch your kayak or paddle board and search the surrounding coastline. Low bank waterfront invites for daily walks; a walk on which is guaranteed to relieve all stresses. Mature gardens are easy care, and feature a spectacular display of rhododendrons from March to April, followed by colourful spring and summer perennial gardens.
Embrace the farm to table lifestyle and grow produce year round. Over 50 fruit trees on the property, some over 80 years old with heirloom varieties of apples and pears and a blueberry and raspberry patch providing berries from July to October. Forest includes 100's of harvestable 80 year Douglas fir trees. Planning on building your own barn or house, your wood is here.
This flexible property is ready to evolve to meet your needs. Complete seclusion with Devonian Park on one side and only 2 neighbours on the other. This is a property you will come to, live your dream, and never want to leave.
Metchosin is a scenic rural community with large parcels and plenty of small farms. A tight sense of community is evident here with gatherings taking place at the community hall or annual cultural events. Area amenities include shops, restaurants, markets, service, and agricultural stores. Recreation options include the Metchosin Golf and Country Club, equestrian facilities, sports fields, numerous parks, trails, lakes and beaches. The attractions of downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour are a short commute away.
|Address||546 Taylor Rd|
|Type of Dwelling||Single Family Detached|
|Style of Home||Character|
|Floor Area||5,484 Sq. Ft.|
|Lot Size||799326 Sq. Ft.|
|Listing Brokerage||Engel & Volkers Vancouver Island - Victoria|
|Basement Area||Full, Walk-Out Access|
|Postal Code||V9C 3Y7|
|Features||Aluminum Frames, Breakfast Nook, Built-In Range, Carpet, Dining Room, Dishwasher, Dryer, Eating Area, French Doors, Hardwood, Heat Pump, Oven Built-In, Oven/Range Electric, Refrigerator, Soaker Tub, Tile, Washer, Window Coverings, Wood Frames, Workshop|
|Amenities||Acreage, Balcony/Deck, Balcony/Patio, Barn(s), Easy Access, Garden, Greenhouse, Guest Accommodations, Park Setting, Pasture, Private, Quiet Area, See Remarks, Sloped, Storage Shed, Walk on Waterfront, Water Feature, Workshop|