A lavish dwelling on a hill in Seattle with panoramic views of the metropolis is available for only the third time due to the fact 1902.
The 4-amount mansion on Warren Avenue North is on the current market for $9.2 million, and you can view the sunlight rise and established from the similar place on the best ground.
“It legitimately has the finest view of downtown Seattle of any one-spouse and children property,” states co-listing agent Wes Jones. “It’s just unparalleled. It actually feels like you are looking eye to eye with the House Needle.”
At first built for Seafirst Bank founder W.J. Whitney as a present for his daughter, the 10,000-square-foot property has five bedrooms and 7.5 bogs.
“It’s just lovely. Almost everything is super substantial-stop,” says co-listing agent Melissa Waller. “It’s these types of a grand mansion.”
The sellers, who bought the dwelling in 1996, experienced originally prepared to change the structure into condos, but opted in its place to restore it, Waller describes.
They imported 250,000 lbs of marble and granite for the counters and flooring through the house and exterior.
A handful of of the authentic chandeliers continue being, but 21 of the light-weight fixtures ended up custom made-built in Italy and plated in gold. Much of the woodwork all through the home is primary.
But there was a critical import—also from Italy—that elevated the bathrooms to a new amount of luxury.
“There’s a gold-plated luxurious bidet,” Jones says with a snicker. “You’re not heading to locate that anywhere else. What is an opulent mansion with out a gold-plated bidet?”
Truly, there are a few of these gilded fixtures in the residence, Waller provides. “3rd-floor grasp tub, 2nd-floor learn bathtub, and tub off the next-flooring sunroom.”
The two agents say the home—while undeniably grand—is homey and livable. The primary residing locations are on the 1st and 2nd floors, with conveniences like many laundry areas and kitchens.
“There’s a breakfast kitchen on the 2nd floor ideal by the master bed room,” Waller suggests.
Two bedrooms could serve as master suites, and both of those arrive with huge seating spots and en suite bogs.
The basement has a pool desk, residence theater, wine cellar, and gymnasium.
“It’s so large, it just retains going,” Jones says. “When I initially went by way of, I believed we were being at the best floor, but there was 1 far more ground. It is in no way ending.”
The dwelling has three floors and a basement, and sits at a greater elevation than anything at all else in the historic Queen Anne community. The prime flooring wasn’t portion of the initial composition.
“It was an supplemental story that was added on as Seattle commenced to build. It has well around 180-degree views,” Jones clarifies. The views contain the ocean, Mount Rainier, all of downtown, Lake Union, and a lot more. “I’m not absolutely sure there are a lot of other locations that have that kind of watch.”
The leading ground offers a kitchen, eating spot, bar and seating area—basically everything important to host a grand soiree.
“It just really can take your breath away,” Waller says. “This is the bash home. This is wherever all of the entertaining can materialize. That place is just totally amazing.”
Waller and Jones say they could see the mansion keeping as a one-relatives house or possibly remaining employed as a company occasion place.
“It feels nearly like a place where by weddings need to be held,” Waller states. “You wander into this grand mansion. It just feels like you can find just so substantially probable there.”
There is no garage parking, but that’s in the is effective.
“The owners are organizing to place in a covered garage, so they are performing with architects and the metropolis to get permits for that,” Waller says. “They’re in the process.”
Right until then, you will find parking out there on surrounding streets.
“Queen Anne is a single of the oldest and most sought-after communities in Seattle. It’s so shut to downtown, overlooking Seattle and the h2o,” Jones points out. “There’s true community up there.”