255 Government St Victoria, BC
$ 1,999,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#889156
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityVictoria
  • AreaVictoria
  • NeighbourhoodVi James Bay
  • Postal CodeV8Y 2A1
  • StyleCharacter,Heritage
  • Year Built1892
  • Taxes$ 6442
  • Price$ 1,999,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2845
  • Lot Size6,098 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Sotheby's International Realty Canada
Data Source:
Canada - Victoria Real Estate Board (VREB) - 410 - CAN
Property Description

A James Bay Charmer, this Victorian Queen Anne house was built in 1892, meticulously restored in 1997, seismically upgraded and beautifully updated over the last few years. You will love the old world architecture, while enjoying the modern comfort and conveniences. The main floor features spacious living and dining rooms, 11 foot ceilings, tile floors, new gas fireplaces, bay windows and beautiful period inspired lighting. The kitchen is a chef's dream with top of the line appliances, a giant island, spacious marble counters, and french doors leading to wrap around porches and numerous patios. Up the grand staircase to a luxurious landing are the primary bedroom and exquisite ensuite, 2 more bedrooms and main bath. Additional loft office/den has quick access. Completely fenced/gated property features garage, shed, and many spots for quiet reflection. Steps to Victoria's Inner Harbour, Dallas Road oceanfront, and many of Victoria's premiere attractions, pubs, restaurants and theatres.

General Features

Accessibility Features Ground Level Main Floor
Arch Style Character, Heritage
Basement Crawl Space, Not Full Height
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1
Construction Materials Wood
Cooling None
Flooring Carpet, Tile, Wood
Heating Baseboard, Electric, Forced Air, Natural Gas
Number of Garage Spaces 1
Parking Total 4
Pets Allowed Y/N Aquariums, Birds, Caged Mammals, Cats, Dogs
Property SubType Single Family Detached
Property Type Residential
Roof Asphalt Shingle
Sewer Sewer Connected, Sewer To Lot
View City
Zoning R-2
Zoning Type Duplex

Interior Features

Basement Height Feet 5
Basement Y/N Yes
Bath 2 Piece Total 1
Bath 3 Piece Total 1
Bathrooms Count Second Level 2
Bedrooms Count Second Level 3
Bedrooms Or Dens Total 3
Building Area Unfinished 211.00
Fireplace Yes
Fireplace Features Gas, Living Room, Other
Fireplaces Total 2
Interior Features Ceiling Fan(s), Dining Room, Dining/Living Combo, Eating Area, French Doors, Soaker Tub, Storage, Vaulted Ceiling(s)
Kitchens Count Main Level 1
Laundry Features In House
Levels In Unit 2
Living Area 2845.00
Living Area Main 1233.00
Living Area Main Bldg 2845.00
Living Area Second 1246.00
Living Area Third 366.00
Total Kitchens 1
Window Features Bay Window(s), Blinds, Skylight(s), Stained/Leaded Glass

Exterior Features

Building Area Total 3056.00
Building Features Basement, Transit Nearby
Driveway Yn Yes
Exterior Features Balcony/Patio, Fencing: Full, Garden, Low Maintenance Yard
Foundation Brick, Poured Concrete
Garage Y/N Yes
Lot Description Central Location, Corner, Landscaped, Level, No Through Road, Recreation Nearby, Rectangular Lot, Serviced, Shopping Nearby, Sidewalk, Square Lot
Lot Size Acres 0.14
Lot Size Square Feet 6098.00
Other Structures Storage Shed
Parking Features Detached, Driveway, Garage
View Yn Yes
Water Source Municipal


  • Views
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No Strata Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in V8Y 2A1

Year Built
AVG 1892
AVG 86
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