House of the Day: Seattle's Best Has Plenty of Perks



The Seattle area has a lot of things going for it -- Lake Washington, Mount Rainier, Jimi Hendrix, coffee. And, most recently, this house.

Located on Mercer Island, this 13,636-square-foot mansion is one of the finest we've seen, maybe anywhere. Built in neo-classical Italianate design, the $18.9 million estate is an architect's dream, boasting stucco and stone exteriors, limestone columns, cherrywood doors and leaded glass windows offering unobstructed views of Lake Washington.


Inside, you'll find three levels (all serviced by elevators) replete with sprawling living spaces and luxury amenities. Curl up in front of your wood-burning Rumford fireplace, soak in your hot tub with its built-in aroma therapy station, catch your favorite flick on your state of the art, 9.1 Surround Sound home theater, or simply wind down with a book in your private library.

More of an outdoors person? The seven-bedroom home also boasts a stunning pool flanked by lush landscaping and evergreen trees. An outdoor patio featuring a fireplace, self-draining limestone tiles and two full-service Viking grills is perfect for entertaining (when it's not raining!). Plus, you get beachfront access and your own private dock, and an outdoor hot tub overlooking the pool. Not exactly discreet luxury -- but who's complaining?

Kris Robbs of Ewing and Clark has the listing.

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