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 peaks of the Cascade Mountains, a tranquil waterfront estate and a downtown high-rise boasting views expansive views of Puget Sound and access to the city’s newly renovated waterfront.
Snoqualmie Pass, WA | Represented by Marianne Francis
Located on the historic Yellowstone Trail Road lies a ten-and-a-half-acre private sanctuary adjacent to the Snoqualmie National Forest, only 45 minutes from Bellevue. This exquisite luxury log home, designed by architect Richard A. Fisher, fuses a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere with beautifully appointed spaces—perfect for ski weekends, holiday celebrations and the enjoyment of nature through every season. Enjoy a unique lifestyle opportunity with boundless recreation, whether it’s exploring nearby trails or hitting the slopes at three nearby ski areas. The homeowner is the great granddaughter of Seattle businessman, William Perkins. In 1865, Perkins, (along with A.A. Denny, L.V. Wykoff and John Ross) began raising capital to fund a wagon roadway to stretch from North Bend over Snoqualmie Pass, to connect Western and Eastern Washington. Perkins was eventually awarded the contract for roadwork, where he and his men built the first 25 miles of the most difficult section of the road. Over time, The Yellowstone Trail Road spanned Seattle to Boston, an endeavor achieved by grassroots community groups. This achievement opened the Pacific Northwest to automobile travel including a main route to the famed Yellowstone National Park from both the east and west coasts.
Gig Harbor, WA | Represented by Mary Norris
Nestled upon approximately 33 acres of lush and tranquil grounds, Gig Harbor Coastal Estate offers an unrivaled opportunity for a full-time residence, private compound or weekend retreat at the water’s edge. Enjoy 500 feet of low-bank beachfront with complete seclusion set against an incomparable backdrop of majestic Mt. Rainier. The nearly 8,000 square foot custom main home lets nature take center stage, with walls of windows that frame breathtaking views, soaring 10-foot ceilings, luxurious appointments, and flexible spaces as well suited for daily living as they are for grand celebrations. spanning the Puget Sound to Mt. Rainier. The estate’s grounds are accented by nature trails for exploration with countless places to stop and reflect on the beauty of nature, from the spring fed year-round creek along with its two ponds surrounded by Lynch Creek boulders, accented by gorgeous waterfalls, to the bi-level stamped Bomanite patios and expansive Ironwood deck encouraging great conversation and providing amazing views of the Puget Sound and Mt. Rainier. Those seeking an equestrian lifestyle will enjoy rides on private trails and the beach and meadows for grazing.
Seattle, WA | Represented by Moira Holley
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a penthouse unit in the Olympic Block, the iconic Pioneer Square tower designed by renowned architect Jim Olson. Sited to capture singular and expansive views over Puget Sound and downtown Seattle, this sublime residence is a masterpiece of meticulous construction and design, with walls of Tansu-inspired casework and exquisite paneling that complement its walls of glass. Discover architectural pedigree at the epicenter of Seattle’s new waterfront gateway.
Newcastle, WA | Represented by Sean Nielsen and Teanna Lai
Elegance abounds throughout this two-level golf course view home built by Premier Pacific in the Reserve at Newcastle. Nestled along Newcastle Golf Club’s 6th Hole, enjoy a spacious kitchen with an oversized island and commercial grade appliances. Entertain all year on the covered patio featuring a fireplace and grill. The gracious layout includes formal dining, living, and an office while the upper level boasts a luxurious master suite, a bonus loft, three guest rooms, and custom media room. Close to Bellevue and Seattle, hike miles of trails along Cougar Mountain, golf the Northwest’s finest at Newcastle Golf Club and enjoy top-rated Issaquah schools.
Stanwood, WA | Represented by Alex Thomas
Panoramic sophistication meets premier westerly views of the Skagit Bay, Olympic Mountains and the islands—this is luxurious living of the highest quality. Enjoy the game room including a bar, wine cellar, and craft room. The master bedroom is offers relaxation with a fireplace and an en suite spa bath all timeless in design. The folding glass wall opens to an expansive patio and manicured rose garden. Six-bay, 2,330-square-foot shop features a garden room and sky lounge which opens to the terrace—offering spectacular sunsets. All perched on five acres. Just minutes to I-5, the airport, Vancouver B.C and Seattle.
Bainbridge Island, WA | Represented by Mark Middleton
The Winslow is an architecturally acclaimed condominium building located in the heart of Bainbridge Island's historic town center, just steps from the world-class Town and Country Market, nationally renowned restaurants and wineries, and the ferry to downtown Seattle. With only nine residential units, this is an exclusive offering with resale opportunities seldom available. This luxurious home is perched above the protected Winslow Ravine for outstanding privacy and was exquisitely remodeled in 2016. Find more at heartofwinslow.com.