This month, we partnered with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) in Seattle, Washington for Distinctive Destinations, a series that highlights a selection of properties from our global affiliate partners around the Sotheby’s International Realty® network. The team at RSIR shared a collection of luxurious homes from the shores of Lake Washington, to a downtown high-rise, and along the waterfront of Puget Sound.
Combining traditional Tudor architecture with stylish contemporary surfaces and colors, this beautifully remodeled and updated waterfront home on the southeast side of Mercer Island is a stately five-bedroom, 3.5 bath residence that is both effortlessly classic and warmly inviting. Carefully sited on a private half-acre lot with deep-water moorage and a one bedroom, one den, one bath ADU, the three-level, 5,000-square-foot house offers tremendous versatility and value in waterfront living along the shores of this sought-after community.
This 36th floor residence is the pinnacle of high-rise living. Floor to ceiling windows, unobstructed views of Lake Union, downtown, Puget Sound, and unparalleled finish quality create a sumptuous haven in the sky. An intelligent floor plan features a large gathering room with oversized dining, a designer kitchen, an adjoining expansive office, and modern conveniences around each corner. The private master suite is adorned with Calcutta marble and boasts an individual balcony. Additional features include automated window coverings and custom closets throughout.
This architecturally minimalist home sited on nearly five acres of groomed forest land references the International Style & Art Moderne movements, creating a stunningly livable and modern Bainbridge Island sanctuary. Crisp, light-filled rooms comprise over 4,200 square feet of living space, contrasting beautifully with the stunning landscape, sport court, and natural surroundings. Offering three bedrooms with two full baths and two half baths, the floor plan features dramatic entertaining spaces plus a separate library/den, a family room and two offices. Opening onto a serene patio with firepit and spectacular koi pond, this timelessly elegant and luxurious home is a lovely retreat, offering a singular design statement that perfectly complements its native environment.
An unrivaled opportunity perched along 37 feet of Alki beachfront awaits. Contemporary architecture frames 1,276 square feet of thoughtfully updated living space with two en suite bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Situated next to the Alki Lighthouse, this second-floor home boasts a 270-degree view deck as eagles soar above and boats pass by behind a backdrop of city, mountain and Puget Sound views. An open concept kitchen and living space are accented by a stylish modern fireplace for quiet cozy evenings or grand celebrations. Gorgeous hardwood floors and a neutral color palette bring the natural environment into focus, while three sets of French doors open toward the deck and a breath of the salty sea air. Ignite a culinary masterpiece in the state-of-the-art kitchen, complete with stainless steel appliances a gas range, and space for a meal. Two en suite bedrooms provide comfortable accommodations for residents and overnight guests, while a flexible office space off the master affords flexibility to accommodate any lifestyle. The home’s comprehensive update includes new floors, counters, appliances, bathrooms, fixtures, and radiant heat floors. A one-car garage with a bridge and an additional off-street parking space offer ample space for life at the water’s edge. Head to the ground level to a private beach and let the aquatic adventures begin. Spend the afternoon with the sand between your toes and watch the sea life or gather around the firepit at the twilight hour for a magical evening
Contemporary architecture designed to frame native landscaping and private grounds complemented with a classic yet modern layout in this lovingly cared and upgraded for mid-island residence. Five bedrooms and 3.5 baths situated within 4,226 square feet of bright living space are set across three levels for gracious entertaining and daily living. Wind the pathway and step into an impressive entry with vaulted ceilings, a stylish chandelier, and gleaming floors that hearken one into the heart of the home: an open flow between the living and dining rooms, with French doors opening onto a new deck for al fresco dining and entertainment. Weeknight dinners and lavish feasts are easily prepared in a state-of-the-art kitchen with a gas range and stainless steel appliances. An island with bar seating and adjacent family room set a tone of relaxed luxury amidst the warmth of the fireplace and a second set of French doors leading toward the deck. Custom built-ins are primed to feature an art collection, while a built-in desk provides a convenient place for studies. On the upper level, a spacious master suite serves as a place of tranquil respite, complete with a sitting area, through fireplace, walk-in closet and sumptuous en suite bath with dual sinks a soaking tub to melt the day’s stress away. There are two additional upper view bedrooms, with a full bath and rec room. A fully finished daylight basement provides a sense of flexibility. A bedroom with private access is ideal for guests and overnight stays, while a non-conforming bedroom can accommodate a range of needs. The multi-use bonus room is ready to suit your vision, whether it’s a media center, game room, artist’s studio or beyond. Other features of the home include a security system, a built-in vacuum and an attached two-car garage with ample storage. Located on Mercer Island, this home affords a seamless commute to downtown Seattle or the growing Eastside tech corridor with award-winning schools. The ideal abode for playing, entertaining or just relaxing.
Perched above Seward Park and Andrews Bay, this completely remodeled home affords sweeping views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains. Located at the end of a quiet street, yet minutes to Columbia City charm of quaint shops, terrific restaurants, bars, and coffee houses. Coveted Seward Park and life on the lake are blocks away. Open and inviting floor plan with walls of windows and French doors to take advantage of the engaging views. A sleek and modern chef’s kitchen includes high-end stainless appliances, a large breakfast bar, quartz counters, and gas range. The large living room features a gas fireplace. Hardwood floors throughout and a huge wrap-around deck is perfect for entertaining year-round. Discover the beautiful in-ground pool and separate hot tub, plus a large lush yard. The main floor master boasts vaulted ceilings, cozy gas fireplace and French doors to the deck. Spa-like bath with a huge glass shower, soaking tub, double vanity and walk-in closet. Second bedroom and full bath on the main floor. Huge family room downstairs, plus media/ bonus room and sauna. Two large bedrooms and a bath. Second kitchen with French doors out to a large patio and the pool. Ideal floor plan for everyday living and for entertaining family and friends year-round. Live like you are on vacation every day!