990 Hampshire Road – MLS®358044 990 Hampshire Road
SOLD FOR $659,000 IN A MULTIPLE OFFER BIDDING SITUATION!
Situated on a peaceful corner lot, this cottage is located on a charming South Oak Bay tree-lined street. Built in 1939, it has been in one family for 50 years! The moment you enter the property it evokes a wonderful & natural West Coast feeling. With coved ceilings at 8’4”, a great character fireplace, oak floors with wood inlay borders & complimentary fir floors in remaining areas – this home reminds of an era gone by, yet is immaculately maintained, so you can just move in! Bungalow style living is provided with a walk-out lower level, three bedrooms on the main floor & complimented by ideal space flow for entertaining. The 1,506 square feet of living space can be expanded by finishing the remaining 821 square feet in the partially finished lower level – the ceiling is 6’9”, thus completing the lower level would provide 2,327 square feet of living space. The exterior hosts a remarkable back garden, which continues to wrap around the side of the home with mature tress and landscaping providing your own private oasis in the heart of Oak Bay! Enter through the back gate into wonderfully landscaped yard to a lovely patio area. It is simply another world! In addition to the warm & welcoming character of both the home & garden, this gem is located only steps away from some of the most prestigious private schools on the Island, as well as Windsor Park, Oak Bay Village, Monterey Centre & Library, the Victoria Golf Club & Oak Bay Marina. This splendid home & property is a masterpiece of urban living blended with character charm – truly a gem not to be missed!