1920s Waterfront Estate Perched on 5 Acres in Central Saanich, British Columbia
$17,775,000 CAD | Built 1920 | 9,950 Sq. Ft. | 8 Beds | 9 Baths | 4.56 Acres
605 Senanus Dr, Central Saanich, BC, Canada, V8M 1S6
Perched on an impressive 5 acre waterfront estate with views of Squally Reach, Senanus Island and the Saanich Inlet, this 1920s era property includes a “Manor Home”, Caretaker’s Cottage, Workshop, Garage, Tool Shed and a poultry house! The property is on the market for $17.77 million CAD in Central Saanich, British Columbia. Listing details: Commissioned in the 1920’s this Samuel McClure era home is a masterpiece of architecture and has been thoughtfully and artistically modernized, while retaining old world charm. This sprawling waterfront estate is perched on a 5+ acre parcel with views of Squally reach, Senanus Island and the Saanich Inlet. The park like property is gated, private and delightfully peaceful. Surround yourself with nature, while enjoying all the modern comforts. The stunning main home impresses with every glance, superior quality and a timeless design are evident throughout. Sweeping water views are visible from all principle rooms. The gourmet kitchen is well appointed with custom cabinetry, stone counters, high-end appliances, a full pantry and island with bar seating for casual dining. The adjacent dining area provides a refined setting for hosting. The stylish living room encourages entertaining with statement fireplace and access to a covered deck.
A primary suite with walk-in closet, fireplace and three piece ensuite enjoys deck access. Another bedroom, sophisticated study, sizable family room, mudroom and two bathrooms complete the main. Above, another primary suite with spa-like five piece ensuite and walk-in closet, plus two more bedrooms, two bathrooms, a balcony and lots of attic storage. Below, an entertainment haven with billiards room, media room, sitting area and changing room. A separate Cedar sided Caretaker’s / Guest Cottage has two bedrooms, one bathroom, laundry, a full kitchen and family room. Plus an attached single carport. This gently sloping South facing 5+ acre Estate has two distinctive waterfront features. The first is a sheltered bay that makes for excellent swimming and tidepool exploration, while the point offers deeper water access, beautiful vistas, a venue for watersports, sunshine and sunsets.
Exceptional outdoor living spaces throughout the property, including a swimming pool, plenty of patio spaces, plus meandering trails and manicured landscaping covers the scenic property. The workshop has 12 foot tall garage doors to accommodate trailered boat storage or RV equipment. The remaining half of the workshop contains woodworking equipment and work benches. It has a mezzanine and full attic storage. An attached lean provides dry storage for landscaping equipment. The property also yields a garage, tool shed and chicken coop. Explore the bountiful surrounding waters and rugged coastline from your yacht or pleasure craft, with the convenience of a boathouse with a mechanized marine way.
Resort style living year round! Set in Central Saanich, which is the middle of the Saanich Peninsula, with Island View Beach on the east and the Saanich Inlet on the west. Central Saanich has a thriving agricultural industry and residents embrace the farm to table lifestyle. Central Saanich promotes healthy living with plenty of recreation possibilities including the Panorama Recreation Centre, numerous nature parks, extensive trail systems, marina and bountiful beaches and shoreline to explore. There is no shortage of amenities with fine dining, local shops, entertainment, cafes, markets and services. The property is on the market for $17.77 million CAD with Scott Piercy & Jim LeBlanc of Engel & Völkers LeBlanc Piercy Group. Check out the floor plans! Photography by Lee Milliken of Spartan Media.