Ideally set in Grays Harbor County on Grays Harbor Bay, RSIR global real estate advisors Ev Winningham and Kim King have sold a Ralph Anderson masterpiece tucked away on 8.75 park-like acres and 700 feet of waterfront. It’s the second time the team has represented the sale of this exquisite estate, and it garnered not just the attention of buyers but was featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ).
The sellers, parents of Modest Mouse founding member Jeremiah Green, had the band’s platinum and gold records on display for showings, but as the PSBJ piece aptly points out, those didn’t come with the home. The sweeping views, sandy beach, breathtaking primary suite, and chef’s kitchen, of course, did. Sellers Brian and Carol Namatame invested in the home when Brian retired, drawn to its exquisite water views. They put the home on the market as they looked to be closer to family.
Sold for $2,288,000, the rich landscape was designed by renowned landscape architect, R. David Adams. The home provides outdoor living at its finest, including a heated in-ground pool, separate and secluded in-ground spa, and expansive Arizona sandstone terraces and patios. Lush gardens, secret paths, outdoor spaces, and entertaining areas—all perfect for holding grand soirees, or taking quiet walks.
Unique features abound, including a 325-year-old hand-carved teak Indonesian temple, a basketball court, and a lighted path to deeded stairs with a kayak launch on the cove.
Every detail of the home was carefully considered, creating a lux living on a sandy beach shore. “It’s all glass facing the bay,” Brian told PSBJ. “It’s breathtaking.”
“We love our own private beach with the stairway going down to it and its own little cove,” said Carol, with Brian adding that the home is protected from wind and almost seems tropical.
In just three years, the home appreciated by 24%, a testament to the sellers’ care of the property, as well as the demand for waterfront estates such as this one, with near-record low inventory.
“Understanding exquisite waterfront properties like this, and conveying its finest features to interested buyers, is our specialty,“ says Ev. “Marketing a home like Kessler Lane is a fantastic opportunity, and we’re thrilled for our sellers as well as the buyers.”
“As real estate thought leaders with a proven record of success in luxury homes from the Eastside to the Pacific, we understand the ebbs and flows of the market,” says Kimberleigh. “I’m excited about Brian and Carol’s next chapter, and am so pleased we were able to make it happen for them seamlessly.”