Welcome to Life on the Edge. A Fantastic Place to call Home.
This 1920’s house is the original farmhouse in the area. 1st built by the Edge Family, this house carries a lot of history and memories.
This 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is divided into three lovely suites. The top floor is filled with character. It boasts a 2 bedroom suite with a deck looking over the backyard, hardwood floors through out, new aluminum windows and great views of the neighbourhood. This suite currently rents for $1600 (plus ult- separate hydro and gas meters) Sept- April and $100-$150 a night May-Aug through Airbnb. Bringing in a yearly income of apx $23,000.
The Middle suite is also a 2 bedroom suite. It boasts hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, a huge soaker tube, new windows and access to the big backyard, deck and in suite laundry. It would rent for $1800-2000 a month.
Downstairs is a charming little in law suite with a kitchenette, bedroom and a den. Original brick work. This suite has a door that connects to the main suite and can easily be part of the main suite offering a rec room, extra bedroom and bathroom. This suite rents for $900 a month. Note: low ceilings.
Total Rental income potential $ 50,000-60,000 per year.
The fully fenced backyard is a place of serenity with squirrels racing through the big trees, birds chirping and the friendly banter of neighbours across fences. The yard has 5 apples trees, 4 pear trees, 2 blueberry bushes and several gardening beds. It is truly an urban farm on the Edge of Rural and City Life. It is a family neighbourhood with the chatter of little kids about and the smell of neighbourhood bbq’s. A storage room and shared laundry can be accessed from the back yard. Also, out back is a children’s fort with a slide.
Across the street is Hyacinth Park, with tennis courts, baseball fields and a playground. The galloping goose trails are accessible across the street and provide miles of walking and biking trails. As well there 62 acres of open field across the street in Panama Flats for birdwatching, dog walking, etc
Just 2km away is Tillicum Mall with a Save on Foods, restaurants, Silver City movie theatre, Pearkes rec center and the library.
The bus to downtown is located right outside the door, so you can leave your car at home and not worry about parking.
As this home is located on the edge between city life and rural life, we are easily accessible to Victoria General, Downtown, Butchart Gardens, Thetis Lake, Interurban Camosun College, Commonwealth Pool, Layritz Fields, Wine Country and the highways to up island and the ferries/airport.