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Spotlight | Waterfront

By Alyssa Morrison |

The Puget Sound region is home to some of the most extraordinary pieces of shoreline in the world. And amid these sandy shorelines or high-bank vistas come the rare opportunity to own a piece of the beach, and call it your own. This month, we’re taking a look at extraordinary waterfront properties, offering everything from in-city living to more remote estates, recreation opportunities to incredible views you won’t soon forget, all in our daily features in the Puget Sound Business Journal and GeekWire.


Magnolia Modern | Pending

Magnolia Waterfront: an exemplary study of modern design meets island retreat just minutes from the heart of the city. As the door opens, your eye is drawn to a wall of windows framing fantastic views of the Sound and natural surroundings. Move through the entry to encounter vaulted ceilings and an airy great room for relaxation or entertaining. The living area is anchored by a stylish fireplace, while a chef’s kitchen is appointed with stainless appliances and a palette for crafting delicious eats. Sliding doors unfold to an entertaining deck looking out across the activities of the water and locks. More on rsir.com →

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Seward Park

Lake Washington living awaits you on this private waterfront estate with spectacular views of Mount Rainier. Set upon 120 feet of sandy beachfront, this 1.3-acre property is truly a rare treasure set in the Seattle landscape. The beautiful mountain surroundings and proximity to the water make one feel as though they are residing in a remote oasis, tucked away from the hassles of everyday life, yet the stellar Seward Park location provides seamless access to Downtown Seattle and all the benefits that come from city-living.  More on rsir.com →

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Aurora Houseboat

The Queen of Lake Union // In the heart of Fremont, Seattle’s “Aurora” houseboat offers 4,800 square feet of unparalleled life on Lake Union. The signature craftsman design and spacious floor plan offer uncompromising views and living spaces rarely, if ever, seen in floating property. Drawing inspiration from The Gamble House and crafted by local shipwrights no detail of design, construction method, or artisanship have gone overlooked. The main floor is an entertainer’s paradise with a gourmet kitchen including a Bertazzoni range, a walk-in pantry, and a comfortable view wrapped eating nook. Full floor master suite offers more exceptional views, a spacious walk-in closet, and five piece bath. Screening room for eight. Once-in-a-generation opportunity.  More on rsir.com →

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Day Island

A rare opportunity for an extraordinary waterfront home, situated on one of the most coveted waterfront locations on Day Island. Enjoy serene Puget Sound views from 85 feet of low bank frontage, highlighted by marine vessels and the spectacular Narrows Bridge. Designed by noted Tacoma architect, Lynn Martin. High-quality construction and meticulous maintenance, enhanced by luxury detailing throughout. Natural light fills every room via large windows and tall ceilings. The kitchen has hand-crafted cabinetry, slate surfaces, high-level appliances. The primary suite includes a walk-in closet, spa bath, adjoining office, and private view deck. Two more bedrooms with en-suite baths and private view deck. Quick access to Whole Foods, restaurants, major thoroughfares, 40 minutes to Sea-Tac Airport. More on rsir.com →

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The Hawk’s Nest on Lake Union

Revel in the ambiance of Lake Union living on this design-centric floating home once featured on HGTV and The New York Times. Coveted outer slip boasts protected views of Gasworks Park, no neighboring home to the south, and a 360-degree view on the rooftop deck. Front-row seating for the 4th of July fireworks, seaplanes, and sailboat races. Walls of windows lead to three view decks, artfully framing the gentle but action-packed waters of Lake Union. Private open-format living offers two-story ceilings, sauna, a five-piece bath, view office, grand walk-in closet, and gourmet kitchen. Hand-carved cherry cabinetry throughout by the former editor of Fine Woodworking magazine. Rare accessory raft, two boat spaces, and city parking for three. Gated community and exceptional dock stewardship. More on rsir.com →

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Ballard Locks | Pending

Looking for a home with endless entertainment while sitting in your living room? Look no further. Lockhaven is located directly south of the Ballard Locks on the ship canal. Boat traffic and wildlife abound. Beautifully updated, this two-bedroom 1.75-bath 1,526-square-foot home will wow you. Remodeled kitchen and bathrooms with quartz counters, tile floors, and new cabinets. Add a 97-square-foot sunroom and 224-square-foot partially covered patio with unobstructed canal/locks views and you have a truly remarkable home. Two parking spaces and four storage units are a luxury. Spend sunny summer days at the spacious outdoor pool area. Other amenities include a hot tub, fitness room and sauna. Special opportunities like this are rare. Don’t miss out! More on rsir.com →

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Kingston Beachfront Estate | Pending

Spectacular no bank beachfront estate set in an exclusive neighborhood enclave with breathtaking unobstructed marine and mountain views! This exquisite custom home was designed by a renowned architect who combined meticulous attention to detail with top-quality craftsmanship. Open main floor great room features hardwood floors, box beam ceilings, a professional chef’s kitchen, and a wood-paneled executive office. Master has a luxurious bathroom, oversized walk-in closet, and French doors that open to a balcony with stunning views. Outdoor living space includes a private sand beach and entertaining areas that get all-day sun. 2 bed/2 bath 1244 sq ft guest house for friends and family! A trophy property only 30 minutes via fast ferry to downtown Seattle! More on rsir.com →

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