5 Bed Single Family Detached in Oak Bay


71 Beach Dr
MLS® NO: 912885


This character-intact 1928 custom-built home sits on an oasis of 29,292 SF of land ( .67 acre) in the heart of Oak Bay’s beach district. McNeil Bay is right at end of the block. Behind the house is Sylvan Lane, that leads up to Gonzales Hill Regional Park & Observatory; where the locals gather to watch the Canada Day fireworks & enjoy outlooks over the Strait of Juan de Fuca & Olympic Mountains beyond, with Gonzales sandy beach & Clover Point in the foreground. Just a few hundred feet away is Abkhazi Garden; 1.4 acres of beauty that began in 1946 with ponds, tea-house & the most breath-taking gardens. Now it’s like having your own Butchart Gardens, right on the block. TOP QUALITY SCHOOLS : St. Michael's University School – Junior Campus is a safe & quick sidewalk stroll away. Glenlyon Norfolk School & Monterey Middle School are each just a few blocks further in either direction. Enjoy level sidewalk strolls to Demitasse Café on McNeill Ave. or walk a few blocks further to Oak Bay Village & all that this special area has to offer. Oak Bay Marina, Victoria Golf Club, Oak Bay Beach Hotel, to name a few. This property and home have been loved & cared for over many decades, by the same family. Natural Gas is available at an estimated install cost of $1540.00 City of Oak Bay reports Garden Suites are under study review at present and there are a couple of great areas to build one on this property. Don’t miss the floor plan & video; copy the link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvWMfy6L1QU Your u-Tube settings-wheel needs to be set at 1080 HD or greater, for high-definition viewing.


Property Type:Single Family Detached
Title of Ownership:Lot 3, Plan VIP3278, Section 47, Victoria Land District
Layout:Main Level Entry with Upper Level(s)
Tax Year:2022
Finished Sq. Ft.:2,084
Unfinished Sq. Ft.:1,777
Year Built:1928

Building Details

Foundation: Pillar/Post/Pier, Poured Concrete
Roof: See Remarks
Heat/Air: Forced Air, Oil

Site Influences

Lot SqFt: 29,292
Acres: 0.67
Lot Shape: 137x214
Water: Municipal
Waste: Sewer Connected
Parking: Detached, Driveway
Lot Features: Family-Oriented Neighbourhood, Marina Nearby, Near Golf Course, Shopping Nearby, Sidewalk

Room Dimensions

Level 1 - 1,813 sqft

Level 2 - 1,212 sqft

Level 3 - 1,777 sqft

Level 4 - 0 sqft

Other - 0 sqft

Property Details

Beds: 5
Baths: 2
Sq. Feet: 2,084
Year Built: 1928
Property Type: Single Family Detached
Municipality: Oak Bay


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Cathy Duncan - Cathy Duncan & Associates Ltd.
Phone: 250-658-0967