Big Fat Deal: This Victoria mansion must be seen to be believed (photos)

Each week, BCBusiness takes you inside one of the most outrageously upmarket real estate offerings in the province

Price: $13,250,000
Address: 529 Swanwick Road, Victoria
MLS: 344206
Listing agents: Scott Piercy and Jim LeBlanc at Engel & Volkers
Talk about environmental consciousness. With more than a nod to the property’s delicate surroundings at the heart of one of Canada’s natural ecosystems—the Garry Oak savannah—this home is built on a concrete armature that raises the main body of the home clear of the area’s critical root