Birds are chirping, buds are blooming, and the spring sales season in the Puget Sound region has arrived. To celebrate, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty curated a collection of homes inspired by the season of growth. From the shores of Freeland and Federal Way to the heart of downtown Seattle and the Eastside, explore some extraordinary residences around the Sound that are adorned by the essence of springtime.
Come home to this welcoming and expansive space ideally suited for those in search of a private retreat, and one that still boasts huge potential to entertain the masses once summer arrives. Nestled within the intimate Killarney Circle community minutes from downtown Bellevue, enjoy quietude and grace from each room and the finest craftsmanship, materials, and design you can find in any popular neighborhood for 2019. Peruse grounds that are bursting with the blooms of tulips, azaleas, rhododendrons and clematis, then walk down to the private Killarney Pool, tennis court, and clubhouse for some seasonal fun. A short drive brings one to I-90, I-5, SR-520 and the future Light Rail station.
The ultimate “liveaboard” is attached to a piece of sandy beach—your boat is buoyed out front for quick access to seaside excursions. A year-round waterfront lifestyle offers a skyline of mountains, islands, beaches, sea life and a variety of marine vessels. Every day is an adventure of kayaking, skim boarding, hiking, crabbing and fishing in a peaceful, relaxed setting of spectacular sunsets. After a day of spring-inspired activities, fall asleep to the mesmerizing sound of the surf for the deepest rest. A glorious, rare opportunity.
A masterpiece of tranquility, Lawtonwood Estate sits on a shy-acre at the edge of Discovery Park. Northwest architectural design incorporates a light-filled interior with a peaceful outdoor setting. Reclaimed wood ceilings and unique, hand-forged fixtures create a warm, relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy lush, heirloom gardens with hand-picked boulders flown in from a quarry in Canada, two old growth Japanese Maples, and an historic pool nestled in total privacy. A natural spring-fed waterfall flows by on the way to the Puget Sound. Take a deep breath, relax, and listen to the birds chirp as you enjoy this incomparable, welcome retreat from the hectic pace of the city.
This dramatic home fuses a modern aesthetic with a thoughtful use of materials and design: steel beans, reclaimed barn wood from a Lopez Island farm, artistic light fixtures, 10-foot ceilings, and expansive walls for displaying an art collection. Great indoor-outdoor flow leads to an oversized entertaining deck, charming guest cottage, and more. Enjoy a springtime perch at the sought-after Useless Bay with endless views of Mount Rainier, a sugar sand beach to wiggle your toes in, and a constant parade of eagles soaring overhead. A home to make memories in!
Ascend the staircase with manicured hedges toward a front door flanked by columns that set a tone of grandeur at Lakemont Meadows. This well-appointed, two-story home unfolds across 3,340 square feet of living space with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. The voluminous foyer serves as an anchor to the home, with a bright and open formal living room that encapsulates all of the light of the season. Situated on a handsome corner lot within Lakemont Meadows promises the recreation of springtime hikes on the renowned trails at Cougar Mountain.
Nothing says spring like a life upon the water! This spacious contemporary floating home offers owned moorage on Lake Union in Dox-Coop. A reverse floor plan boasts open living and dining rooms with hardwood floors, and a remodeled kitchen with playful décor and updated appliances. Entertain guests for a barbecue on 2 exterior decks and a spectacular rooftop deck marked by stunning lake views. Potential moorage for a small boat with room for kayaks and other water toys. Conveniently located in the Eastlake neighborhood near restaurants, parks, and public transportation.