Washington Waterfront Home Tour: Vast Estate Marries Natural Beauty With Luxury Living

This 12,000-square-foot home on Birch Bay is magnificent, but those who appreciate Washington’s natural beauty might well find the property surrounding it even more stupendous. The 65.76-private acres include waterfront, rolling hillsides and private forest. Eagles, deer and other wildlife native to the Pacific Northwest roam freely about the property, while the waters of the … More Washington Waterfront Home Tour: Vast Estate Marries Natural Beauty With Luxury Living

Patti Payne’s Cool Pads: Couple Lists New England Shingle-style Manse for $4.2 Million

Ben Evans met his wife, Gretchen, on a chairlift in Sun Valley. They skied and talked all the way down. Smitten and penless, he etched her number in the snow packed on his windshield, later calling for a first date. That was in 1999. Now they have two boys and two girls: a set of … More Patti Payne’s Cool Pads: Couple Lists New England Shingle-style Manse for $4.2 Million

Patti Payne’s Cool Pads: Sammamish Power Couple List $4M Manse

Marina and John Hardwick are selling their showstopper 10,380 square-foot manse on the Sammamish plateau in Windsor Greens for $3.98 million. Both semi-retired now — he flips houses and she does tech contract work — she was Microsoft’s senior director of U.S. sales and marketing; he did mechanical contracting for 22 years. He stayed home to help raise … More Patti Payne’s Cool Pads: Sammamish Power Couple List $4M Manse

Midcentury Meets Northwest in this Ralph Anderson Home

Natural materials and massive windows take in the Beaux Arts Village woods Architect Ralph Anderson is revered as “the father of Pioneer Square.” He also made a huge impact on the northwest’s residential landscapes, with builds and remodels that helped shape the northwest’s style. This 1966 home in Beaux Arts Village is a perfect bridge … More Midcentury Meets Northwest in this Ralph Anderson Home

A Historic Waterfront Estate in Camano Island for Self-Sufficient Luxury

There’s a little bit of everything in this mix of historic and modern Localvores may love the ability to be nearly self-sufficient on this estate on Camano Island. A well-established garden, chicken coop, and productive tidelands could mean only dropping by the local grocery for wine to pair your food with. The property’s listing price, … More A Historic Waterfront Estate in Camano Island for Self-Sufficient Luxury

Community Leader Couple Lists Historic Laurelhurst Estate For $3.25 million

One of three original estates in Seattle’s Laurelhurst neighborhood is for sale. 5155 N.E. Latimer Place is a grand and glorious estate built in 1925. The estate started its life as a horse and carriage house, and just hit the market for $3.25 million. The street was named after the Latimer family, which lived at … More Community Leader Couple Lists Historic Laurelhurst Estate For $3.25 million