House hunting: 6 lovely homes in Washington state
Seattle. Lying on the shores of Lake Union, this floating home was built in 2007. The two-bedroom house has radiant-heat flooring, maple cabinets, American cherry flooring, and a rooftop deck.
The living room, dining area, and kitchen open to a water-level deck. $695,000. Rick Miner, Coldwell Banker Danforth, (206) 940-1180.
Walla Walla. Stone Creek Manor, a federal colonial-style house built in 1926, gets its name from the creek that flows through the 3.1-acre estate property. The estate last served as a bed-and-breakfast and features the four-bedroom main house plus two finished cottages.
Additional details include marble and hardwood floors, three fireplaces, and formal landscaped grounds. $1,450,000. Randi Brazen and Seth Tagge, Brazen Sotheby's International Realty, (425) 864-7083.
Tacoma. Built in 1900, this four-bedroom house has panoramic views of Commencement Bay and underwent a complete renovation in 2002.
The interior features a gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets, crown molding, and a master suite with French doors leading out to a deck. The landscaped lot includes a patio and an outdoor lighting design. $1,195,000. Grace Hudtloff, John L. Scott Real Estate, (253) 581-1100.
Seattle. This French chateau-style home sits on a double fairway in a gated golf community. Built by architect J. Lister Holmes in 1926, the six-bedroom house has a new kitchen and family room.
Exterior amenities include an outdoor terrace with a swimming pool, a bar, and an outdoor kitchen. $5,950,000. Lisa Turnure, Coldwell Banker Bain, (206) 919-6605.
San Juan. This one-bedroom home on 5.3 acres has views of Haro Straits and the Olympic Mountains. Built in 2013, the house has an open floor plan, a woodstove, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, and a living grass roof.
Purchase includes plans by Geoffrey Prentiss for a two-bedroom main residence. $1,850,000. Jane Sawyer, Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands, (360) 317-8609.
Ocean Shores. This five-bedroom house, built in 2008, lies along a street across from a beach on the Pacific Ocean. Features include oak hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, and an open kitchen with a large center island.
An upper-level balcony is accessible from the kitchen area. $364,950. Brian Hopper, Realogics/Sotheby's International Realty, (253) 350-9461.
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