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One of the greatest privately owned landscaped properties in the USA on 44 separate land parcels totaling 525 acres. The horticultural collections includes over 3000 planted trees and hundreds of shrubs and flower varieties from around the world. This landscape Art Sanctuary includes private lakes and 8 miles of hiking and horse back riding trails. There is a private golf driving range, chipping and putting area to PGA Standards; and a 2200 foot landing strip and heli-pad for daily commuting. Directions: From Seattle, take the Fauntleroy Ferry to Vashon Island. Drive South on Vashon Highway SW to SW 204th. Head West to 111th Ave. and had South. Then at SW 220th head west to Old Mill Road.
Bellalago on Meydenbauer Bay. Resting on over 2 1/2 acres of grounds, the estate sets its direct gaze upon Lake Washington, the Seattle skyline and the Olympic Mountains. Drawing inspiration from the best of European design, the residence was constructed with the highest level of finish and exceptional handcrafted details. Outdoors: the expansive veranda, designed for entertaining, overlooks the swimming pool, 265 feet of private beachfront and private dock. Inspired. Luxurious. Exceptional. Directions: Undisclosed.
Triumphant as a winter Palace or summer Castle. Steeped in legend the moment of completion. Experience the sprawling attitude (80’main hall). Interaction with home, gardens, Lake. Full 12 month sports pavilion, private tennis court, indoor spa, exhibitor squash. Renown vessel dock. Majesty of both space and intimacy. Seven room Owner ste. Opulent movie theatre; inventive billiards parlor; tap room; distinguished chef domain; scone and tea room at waterside putting green. Exclusively lakeshore. Directions: Mid-island Estate.
Perched above the clear waters on San Juan Island the Eagle’s Nest Estate draws awe-inspiring and sweeping views. The sunlit main house features a remarkable sense of style and attention to detail, offering soaring ceilings and grand kitchen. The lower level offers over 4700 square feet of active living: media, game and exercise areas. Truly a space for every event and activity. Enjoy the expansive view master suite and luxurious guest suites. Remarkable. Unmatched. Extraordinary in every way. Directions: Roche Harbor Road to Misty Isle to Primrose Lane. Property is at end of road.
Celebrate great decisions. Arrive by land, sea or air to your estate; a private 66-acre compound on 1,575 feet of pristine Georgia Strait waterfront, beautifully bathed in light, vistas to U.S. San Juans and Canadian Gulf Islands. A 12,000 square foot manse, carefully composed for graceful and comfortable gatherings. Materials curated from around the globe. Vibrant world-class cities – Vancouver and Seattle – at your service. Airstrip, helipad, stables, homes? Abundance....(Ask agent for video) Directions: Undisclosed Address
ESTATE property beyond description: 10,000 sq. ft. Main Home. Stunning NW Contemporary w/strong Frank Lloyd Wright influence. Sited on the Ocean's Edge w/breathtaking unobstructed views west. Massive kitchen, dining & living areas. Reinforced concrete construction, walls of windows & hardwoods throughout. Irreplaceable deep moorage docking system w/grandfathered Private Cove & Beach. Guest house, caretaking home w/all equipment included. Even its own golf course! FABULOUS 118ac w/2300 ft. on H20 Directions: From Orcas ferry turn left: Follow Orcas Rd. 2 miles & turn Left onto Deer Harbor Rd. Follow along Westsound 8 miles & turn Right onto Cormorant Bay Rd. Proceed to near end: #975 on Left w/Cable Gate.
Architecturally iconic waterfront estate on the North End. Walls of windows frame views of the lake creating a backdrop for modern luxury. Formal & casual entertaining spaces abound. Upper level hosts a fabulous view master suite, add’l bedrooms suites & office. Endless entertaining on the lower level w/private wine tasting room & gym. Enjoy dinner with friends poolside. Hop in the boat from your private dock or unwind by the firepit on the beach. Magical. Extraordinary. Remarkable in every way. Directions: Undisclosed
ESCAPE THE ORDINARY ~ Noted Sam Hill Mansion commissioned in 1910. A peerless and creative collaboration of passion & brilliance. Located on one of Seattle’s most beautiful tree-lined streets in the stately Harvard-Belmont Historic Landmark District. Reminiscent of a true Manhattan Brownstone. Dramatic in form & contemporary in style, this sophisticated & chic residence frames unobstructed views of Lake Union, Olympic Mts & Puget Sound. Stunning rooftop terrace with two fireplaces & spa. Iconic! Directions: From 10th Ave East Turn West on East Highland Drive. Estate on Right.
One of Laurelhurst’s most notable waterfront estates, this landmark home is prominently sited on a shy acre with 175’ of Lake Washington waterfront. Originally designed by noted architect Arthur Loveless. Featuring a tennis/sport court, swimming beach & dock with two boat lifts & room for a seaplane or yacht. Expansive views of the lake & The Cascade Mountains this signature residence has been lovingly restored by the present owner while preserving the period architecture of the original estate. Directions: Head North on Montlake Blvd, Turn Right onto Mary Gates Memorial Drive, Turn Right onto Surber Drive, then Right on 43rd Avenue NE, slight left onto 33rd Ave NE, Rt on E Laurelhurst Dr NE Home on Left
Just shy of 39 acres of stunning landscape set within a sheltered bay with 360' of deep water dock. Incredible quality throughout this contemporary residence with additional space throughout the property to add a second guest cottage or home. Unparalleled self sustaining systems add to this properties already one of a kind magnificence. Directions: Take Turn Point Rd to Carter Beach Road to Roulac Lane and first gate on the Left
Bellevue Towers Penthouse 4201 offers high-rise living on an unprecedented scale. Fully renovated in 2015, walls of windows frame 360 degree views of mts, lake & city from nearly 10k sf of indoor & outdoor living spaces at the top of the North Tower. An extensive collection of formal & informal living areas offer endless possibilities to entertain, while a spa-like master suite provides a welcome retreat. Just an elevator ride away, the best shopping and dining of downtown Bellevue beckons. Directions: Go west on NE 4th St from 405. Turn rt at 106th. Pass building, turn rt. into driveway at Galleria sign. Turn rt. into visitor garage. Garage is pay to park. Follow signs to North Tower lobby.