|Puget Sound Views
||Gas Hot Water Heat
Sweeping views of the Puget Sound, Olympic Mountains and lush greenbelts wrap around this custom-built home. With mature plantings and beautifully designed gardens, you can expect tranquil outlooks from every window. This classic 1954 home was rebuilt and expanded in 2005 to make it perfect for 21st Century living.
The state-of-the-art kitchen is the heart of this home with an immense island and professional-grade appliances—you could easily host your own cooking cable tv show here. A seamless combination of modern functionality and designer sensibility creates a space that is both comfortable and perfectly suited for entertaining. The warm color palette and hardwood floors are highlighted by a custom tile backsplash. The stainless appliance package offers everything you might need to satisfy your Top Chef aspirations: Dacor 6-burner gas range, Sub-Zero refrigerator with integrated cabinet doors, Bosch dishwasher, 41” Miele vent fan and Dacor 36” oven. Custom cherry cabinetry offers a variety of display options with reed glass doors, open shelving, hidden microwave cabinet, and built-in book storage and wine rack.
Living Room: Grand living room with soaring ceilings and a wall of floor to ceiling windows to capture the westerly views. Tastefully appointed with hardwood floors, clear fir woodwork, and smooth-wall drywall throughout to create a flawless canvass for your art collection. The “Statement” slate fireplace creates a cozy retreat on winter evenings.
Dining Room: Formal dining room is flooded with light and offers a dramatic view backdrop to every entertaining occasion. Solar blinds let you enjoy the views in summer without the heat.
Master Suite: Enjoy breathtaking views from this generously-sized master suite with gas fireplace, custom built-ins and French doors. Stay organized with a walk-in closet providing direct access to the laundry room. Spa-inspired bath with basalt counters, heated floors, clear fir cabinetry, dual sinks and luxurious walk-in shower with double shower heads.
Family Room: Fantastic space for relaxing with glass doors to access the yard and built-in storage cabinets. Integrated speakers in this room run separately from the remainder of the “whole house” sound system.
Garage: Oversized 2-car garage offers tons of storage, workbench and direct access to the mud room. Expertly organized with custom built-ins and slate flooring, this mud room will keep your life organized.
Entertainment Deck: Nearly 300 square feet of Brazilian hardwood decking offers a tranquil setting to soak in the western views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. With direct access to the living room this makes an ideal space for alfresco dining during warmer months.
Eastern Patio Garden: You will love this fenced garden with flagstone paths and breakfast patio to enjoy morning coffee and pastries. A charming water feature with Koi pond adds a whimsical touch of natural sound in this urban environment.
Western Garden: Professionally designed landscaping offering raised beds for vegetables and cutting flowers as well as plum, pear and apple trees. Convenient fenced grassy area for pets.
Protected Views: Beautiful “wireless” views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains are protected by a recorded view covenant with the neighboring property.
Heating System: Dual zone – Polaris hot water gas heat.
Wiring: Alarm system & CAT-5 wiring. 3-zone audio system with built in wiring and speakers in front yard, western deck, living room, dining room, kitchen, rec room & master suite.
Windows: High R-Value wood double-pane windows. Re-finished in 2014.
Foundation: Approximately fifty, 2-inch diameter pin piles installed to support the foundation. Earthquake strapping installed during 2005 re-build