Mediterranean Masterpiece – $10,900,000
3480 Ripon Road, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V8R 6H1
Stunning Mediterranean masterpiece designed by renowned architect Paul Merrick located on the water in prestigious Uplands of Victoria. Imagine a luxurious getaway in your very own villa all the while enjoying the comforts of home.
Upon arrival you are welcomed by majestic 400 year old oak trees set within tranquil gardens and the incomparable views of Cadboro Bay and the Royal Victoria Yacht Club. Elegance awaits you inside this five bedroom, seven bathroom estate, which includes a self-contained nanny’s suite.
Combining natural materials and abundant light this 9,558 square foot is open and spacious. Custom features include opulent hand-finished wrought iron, Cantera stonework, suspended chandeliers, arched entryways, soaring ceilings and an elegant spiral staircase.
The main floor has a sophisticated layout, with a generous living room, formal dining room, family room which connects with the summer room, a gym, rec room and two bedrooms each with an ensuite. Also found on the main floor is the magnificent professional kitchen, accented with pale travertine marble, showcases top appliances including a Wolf gas stove and range, two Bosch dishwashers, and a built in Miele coffee system.
Upstairs find the luxurious master bedroom featuring a private balcony, substantial walk-in closet and lavish 5 piece ensuite. Two additional bedroom are found on the upper floor, both with an ensuite.
The office is placed to take full advantage of the sensational views. The lower floor contains a media room, wine room and ample storage space. The entire home is equipped with a sound system, as well as security system. Spectacular ocean views from inside are framed by Nanawall inspired eclipse folding doors.
The central courtyard is the heart of the home with an incredible water fountain, grand pillars, and sprawling flagstone tiles ideal for entertaining guests, soaking up sunlight, or relaxing with a glass of wine while gazing at the stars. Proudly environmentally sensible, this residence is striving towards LEED Gold certification.
Constructed to be highly energy efficient this home boasts, ultra-low dual flush toilets, high efficiency fixtures with water use of 1.5 GPM or less, thermostatic controls for each room, exterior sensor linked to boiler for advanced control, insulated hot water piping throughout the house, light bulbs in major areas are CFL’s, all appliances are Energy Star, and photovoltaic solar panels which supplies 30% of the hydro requirements.
Furthermore, there is a state of the art irrigation system controlled by satellite linked sensors that process weather reports so the system only turns on zones as required. The beauty of the home is matched by its natural surroundings. Native plants and trees cover the property, artfully landscaped. 600 feet of ocean front includes a sandy beach and attached island making this the ideal location to enjoy your marine pleasure crafts.
A welcomed feature of this property is the fire pit, perfect for spending time with friends and family. Offering exceptional quality and design, the ultimate blend of sophistication and relaxation awaits those seeking the best.
House Size: 9,558 Sq. Ft.
Lot Size: 1.15 Acres
Specialty Items: Built in 2010, Water Views, 400 Year Old Oak Trees, Cantera Stonework, 600′ of Waterfront, Fire Pit.
Address: 3480 Ripon Road, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V8R 6H1