Stonecrest – $3,988,800
3375 Ripon Road, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Stonecrest, is a builder’s own architectural masterpiece designed to be the ideal family home set in the prestigious Uplands. This gated estate, set in prestigious Oak Bay, is a revival of classical aesthetics and forms, the Victorian 20th century is brought back to life with masterful use of cast limestone columns and mantles, ornate wrought iron, high cathedral ceilings and Swarovski crystal chandeliers brilliantly shining above.
Upon entering, superior craftsmanship is evident throughout, every detail carefully and artfully designed. The main floor is open and spacious, with rich wide plank Maple hardwood extending through the principle rooms of the home.
The wood work in this colonial residence is of the highest caliber, with mill work wainscoting, coffered ceilings and crown moldings adding depth and character to the space.
The living room, situated just left of the entry way boasts floor to ceiling custom wainscoting, crown mouldings and a fireplace fit to be a central feature. Conveniently set beside the kitchen, is the formal dining room, ideal for family dinners.
The gourmet kitchen is equipped for the chef of the family to create masterful entrees. Top of the line appliances include, a double 6 burner gas Wolf wall oven, custom Subzero fridge and freezer, Fisher & Paykel fridge drawer, Miele Dishwasher, and pot filler. Integrated paneling seamlessly blends appliances into the gourmet kitchen, featuring face-frame furniture grade Poplar cabinetry and a black Walnut island.
Crema Marfil marble gleams on the floor transitioning perfectly with the Maple. The open family room contains an indoor/outdoor fireplace which connect to a generous deck in the manicured backyard. The scholarly office/den is fitted with custom mill work Black Walnut furniture grade cabinetry and coffered ceilings.
A possible second master bedroom is located on the main floor. The remaining four are housed on the upper floor. A custom skylight allows natural light to flood the residence. Enter through double doors to the master bedroom, which features a sitting area, gas fireplace, bank of windows and a full Black Walnut walk in closet.
The regal ensuite glistens with Crema Marfil marble, a free standing jet tub, custom walk-in shower, European towel warmer and his and her’s vanities.
There is a second staircase that leads to the lower floors and leads out to the four vehicle stacked garage. Below find a true entertainment retreat. State of the art media room, with built in sound system.
A wet bar and billiards area for entertaining guest and a gym. Noteworthy storage can also be found on the lower floor, but the highlight must be the custom built wine cellar, with storage to house wines of the most dignified palate. Outside, find lush landscape and a playful sport court.
Equipped with state of the art home automation and security, controlled by a Control4 system, and utilizing solar panel water heating and irrigation this home has achieved a rating of 87 on the EnerGuide efficiency scale, giving it a platinum status in regards to energy consumption.
House Size: 7,435 Sq. Ft.
Lot Size: 29,185 Sq. Ft.
Specialty Items: Built in 2010, Cast Limestone Columns & Mantels, Hand Wrought Iron, Swarovski Crystal Chandeliers, Wide Plank Maple Hardwood, Sports Court.
Address: 3375 Ripon Road, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada