5556 Old West Saanich Rd | Home & Acreage for Sale | Stephen Foster

Live and enjoy country living minutes to all the amenities of Victoria BC. Farm to table lifestyle is a growing trend for folks wanting to grow their own food and have space to breath around them. Fruit trees, irrigated pastures & a greenhouse to start your own food supply make this home a rural sanctuary.

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5556 Old West Saanich Rd

This home and acreage for sale on Old West Saanich Rd tick so many boxes for this type of living. With a combined living floor space of 3541 sqft featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bath in the main house and kitchen with 2 bed & bath in the additional in-law accommodation, as well as an additional 938 sqft of workshop space for your projects, you have room to live.

Main house floor plan

Office floor plan

Guest house floor plan

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5556 Old West Saanich Rd

In the house

    • Renovations by the Tidman Group (respected custom home builder in this area)
    • 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
    • Laundry
    • kitchen/Living open plan
    • Tile and hardwood on the main floor
    • French doors with phantom screens to patios for all conditions - full sun, shade or partial shade - any time of day…play area for kids
    • Master bedroom with large ensuite and walk in closet and walk out patio. 
    • Radiant floors in bathrooms & guest house main floor & bath
    • Skylights



Guest Accommodation

      • 2 bedrooomsKitchen in Saanich BC
      • 1 bathroom
      • custom kitchen featuring stainless Miele appliances, granite counter tops, custom millwork
      • french doors to outside patio
      • covered entrance
      • radiant flooring
      • Brazilian Cherry flooring
      • Yoga/Music Studio
      • Wood fireplace
      • Skylights




      • Post & Beam construction from timber off of the property.
      • 100 amps with 15 amp breakers.  There is wiring for 20 amp circuits for larger tools and room for additional 20 amp breaker. 

Saanich workshop         Workshop in Saanich BC


      • 200 amp service at main house with conduit running to sub panels in the yoga room and the workshop.  Sub panel in the kitchen that controls the office and well. 
      • Septic system with pumpchamber, junction box, alarm & dispersal field
      • Drilled well at 10 us gallons per min, micro media filter & UV sterilization, 4 irrigation zones

Close to so many different sports and recreational activities

      •  The home on the north side of the astronomy observatory and the stars are as bright as you can find on the peninsula - without the city lights - particularly from up the hill at the barn. It seems like a small thing to start with, but it is something that takes you back to your childhood. (You only have to spend a few minutes outside to hear the owls.)

      • Top cycling routes - Old West Saanich Road is on any cyclist’s list of favourite routes. For some it’s because of the many wineries.Mt. Biking - Within minutes of riding one can cut through some single track to get up to the best mountain biking in Greater Victoria.

      • Elk Lake - By road you’ll be minutes away from elk lake beaches, fishing, or boating. By trail you can reach it just as quickly by foot or bike. Whether you’re training or walking the dog, Elk Lake and Beaver Lake Park is a perfect trail all year round.

      • Leisurely walks or a top ranked trail run - nearby you’ll find getaways like Mackenzie Bight (great for afternoon sun and exploring rocky coves or waterfalls)This property has plenty of room to store your boat or kayaks for fishing, or dropping a prawn trap in Brentwood Bay.

      • Head to Elk lake for the after work paddle, or quickly reach any one of the rating destinations around the Saanich peninsula.

      • Dance Studios, Commonwealth recreation centre, Not just a local pool - Olympic pool, dive tanks, wave pool and water slide.

      • Library.

Schools - a choice of preschools and schools (including French immersion).

- Too tired to leave home - this property is ready to host any of your hobbies from the office/studio, to the workshop/barn

Back to the Land - on the zero mile diet

      • Do some gardening, or produce more than enough for your family with options to sell your excess with a roadside stand. The greenhouse gets your seeds going early and helps pepper and tomatoes keep producing well into the fall. 2 irrigated veggie gardens. 1 larger field accessible by tractor and fully fenced. Plenty of room if your planning to get farm status and make a job of it. Or just give your kids som space to play outdoors. Already producing on the property… Cherries, plums, apples, pear, raspberries, thornless black berries and grapes… Not enough grapes to make wine, but enough to cover a shaded trellis.
      • Want to buy local? This is the heart of Saanich’s berry farms, wineries, veggies and more… To name a few, Dan’s Farm Market, Oldfield Orchards, Phil’s Berry Farm, SunWing Greenhouses, Wineries (Starling Lane, DeVine, Symphony, and Victoria Spirits just down the road). You could walk to all of these places but most likely you’ll find yourself stopping in on you way home from work or a day out.
        Eggs. Free Range - you’ll find them in all directions. the kind with orange yolks and flavour.
      • learn from your neighbours who have horses, sheep, alpacas,
      • If you’d rather have somebody else prepare your morning coffee, walk or drive to Mosi’s Cafe, Bakery and Gelato.
      • Short a cup of flour? head to the Red Barn Market if you haven’t mentally prepared yourself for Costco or the big box stores. Speaking of that - ALL of these amenities can be reached with out a single stop light. Perhaps one stop sign for some of them.


Headed further - 20 minutes to Sidney, (ferry or airport) 20 minutes to downtown Victoria. 10 minutes to the Mill Bay Ferry that skips the Collwood crawl and Malahat for your trips up island.


Quiet and scenic winding country road - yet only 3 minutes to the pat bay highway, 6 minutes to royal oak drive (broadmeade village - amenities)

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