This month, we partnered with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) in Seattle, Washington for Distinctive Destinations, a series that highlights a selection of properties from our global affiliate partners around the Sotheby’s International Realty® network. The team at RSIR shared a collection of luxurious homes from the shores of Lake Washington to retreats outside the hustle of the city.
On the western shores of Lake Washington, Seattle meets up with a Santa Barbara-feeling. Beautiful landscaping creates unprecedented privacy without harming the breathtaking views of Mount Rainier, downtown Bellevue and the water: The three-level, 4,300 square foot home sits on 44 feet of waterfront, creating a mesmerizing experience year-round. When you want to relax, a new spa-like master suite provides a luxurious space to unwind. When you’re ready to entertain, the terraced gardens and lawn are the perfect places to entertain, along with an outdoor BBQ, indoor theater room and wine cellar.
A European-inspired masterpiece south of Seattle is framed by five acres of lush greenery. At this home in Auburn, you’ll find thoughtful details, high-end features and a sense of grandeur at every turn. That includes walking into a chef’s kitchen featuring high-end appliances and an island that unfolds into the formal living room – perfect for entertaining. The home boasts a theater, den and plenty of flexible spaces to meet your needs.
At this lakeside retreat for outdoor adventures, ascend a private elevator to your home, a spacious, three-bedroom, 3,044 square foot condominium. In the city’s Leschi neighborhood, entertain and have aquatic adventures with the convenience of two 38-foot boat slips accessible just outside your back door. Inside, the great room’s windows display gorgeous vistas. The living room/dining room, in combination with a cozy fireplace, is perfect for both casual living and grand entertaining. And the chef’s kitchen is primed to meet any culinary needs with marble countertops, modern appointments, and state-of-the-art appliances.
A rare, custom-built home in Bellevue’s Somerset neighborhood features attention to detail inside and out: two-story ceilings, an open kitchen and living areas. The Bellevue home’s yard is more like a park at 19,850 square feet. The whole property is fit to entertain on a large scale, including a wine cellar, a large bonus room with a wet bar, and media area that opens to the home’s garden and sport court.
The Northwest Contemporary luxury home on Mercer Island is custom-designed to frame expansive views along 72 feet of Lake Washington waterfront. It’s beautiful curb appeal combines warm tones of stucco, cedar, and stone, creating a truly inviting waterfront home. The modern entry courtyard features a spectacular oversized custom-made rift oak and bronze front door. When you walk inside – the floor plan is open, contemporary and thoughtful. The main level great room ceilings are just under 13 feet, and walls of windows overlook blue water, a large private dock, and the majesty of Mt. Rainier. The lake level deck is complete with an outdoor shower area, sunny entertainment space, and full-length lighted steps bringing one to the spacious, level lawn. Play a friendly game of bocce ball in the yard or roast s’mores around the granite gas firepit.