Andy Stephenson, SRES Real EstateSotheby's International Realty Canada

Serene Countryside Cottage

720 Piedmont Dr MLS® NO.381032

4 Beds | 4 Baths | 2754 SqFt | 22216 SqFt Lot
Listed at $989,000

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Property Details

Inspired by the countryside cottages of Ireland, this beautiful Cordova Bay home features immense architectural detail and some of the city’s finest landscaping from the cozy surroundings of its wooded locale. Just minutes from the ocean, lakes and numerous park spaces, this home provides the perfect retreat for those looking for easy access in and out of the city. With scenic walks waiting at your door step as well as bike paths, golf courses and recreation centers all in close proximity, this home and community presents endless leisure opportunities for all lifestyles. Entering the gated approach of this warm abode, lush gardenscape fills the fencing and features prominently throughout the property. As a former showcase home for Victoria garden tours, this house possesses a truly exceptional standard of landscaping even in a city already revered for its gardens. With back gardens bearing several fruits and vegetables along with plum, walnut and apple trees, there is an enchanting quality in the simplicity of life provided by this country cottage. Supplemented with tranquil entertaining space on each side of the home, all day sunlight, numerous water features and a front deck complete with a fireplace overlooking the pond; it’s easy to see how the rush of the city life melts away with the serenity of this home’s ambience. Inside this traditional home rich with refined finishing, the formal living and dining rooms both feature baroque crown moldings and crystal chandeliers with french doors opening to the seamless outdoor living offered throughout the home. With two grand fireplaces, a feature staircase with ornate balusters, oak hardwood floors and an airy sunroom adjacent the dining room, guests are sure to be enthralled wherever you choose to entertain them. The gourmet kitchen comes complete with wine racks and cooler as well as built-in new stainless steel appliances to match the updated washer and dryer. Rounding out the main level is a conveniently located guest bedroom next to one of four upscale bathrooms and a full scale office/library. Upstairs, two generous bedrooms sit opposite the splendid master bedroom highlighted by a lavish ensuite, walk-in closet, vaulted ceiling with skylights and private deck. Having undergone extensive recent refurbishing to the property and interior, this radiant home has been elevated to a standard rarely found in the area. An escape from the city and departure from the conventional, this quintessential lifestyle home is imbued with a sense of culture and detail that will make you fall in love with the daily life afforded by this country cottage.


Property Type:Single Family Detached
Title of Ownership:LOT A, SECTION 45, LAKE DISTRICT, PLAN 17944
Layout:Main Level Entry with Upper Level(s)
Tax Year:2016
Finished Sq. Ft.:2,754
Unfinished Sq. Ft.:203
Year Built:1968

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Interior Details

Bedroom(s): 4
Bathroom(s): 4
Basement Type: Crwl Space
Interior Features: Skylight, Ceil Vaulted, Dining Room Separate, Flrs/Wood, French Doors, Leaded Glass, Wndw/Covrngs
Appliances Included: Countertop Range, Dishwasher, Dryer, Fridge, Microwave, Oven Built-In, Washer

Building Details

Foundation: Concrete Poured
Exterior Finish: Brick Facing, Stucco, Wood
Roof: Asphalt Shingle
Heat/Air: Forced Air, Gas Fireplace
Fuel: Gas
Exterior Features: Balcony/Deck, Fenced Yard/Full, Water Feature, Patio, Storage Shed

Site Influences

Lot SqFt: 22,216
Acres: 0.51
Lot Shape: Irreg.
Water: City/Munic.
Waste: Septic Tank
Zoning: Residential
Parking: Carport Double

Strata Lot Information

Rental Restrictions: Unrestricted
Pets Allowed: Aquariums, Birds, Caged Mammals, Cats, Dogs

Room Dimensions

Room Name Level 1Level 2
Sq. Ft 1837917
Mast Bdrm17x10
Walk-in Closet17x5
Walk-in Closet7x4
Unfinished Rooms

Listed with:

Andy Stephenson - Sotheby's International Realty Canada

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