Seeing is believing—not your average dwelling! Meticulously maintained with gourmet kitchen, slab granite, SST appliances, center island & ample maple cabinetry; open floor plan (kitchen/dining/living/sitting rooms) leads to covered Ipe/ironwood deck. Light & bright/skylights. Exquisite master suite w/ cozy double-sided gas fireplace, sumptuous spa-like bath w/ cast iron Kohler pedastal tub for 2; XXL walk-in closet! Enormous, heated shop w/ separate furnace. New hot water heaters & just-refinished hardwoods. Mature gardens/landscaping. Large backyard w/ charming playhouse & room to grow; fully fenced. Loads of storage. MLS 970362/Offered at $739,950.
We often see architectural designs that don’t seem to fit in with their surroundings. Following design clues from the environment is a good way to avoid that. Considering the scale, materials, proportion and siting of your house are just a few ways to design with sensitivity. Read more …
MAKE THE MOVE FROM ORDINARY TO EXTRAORDINARY–Design the home of your dreams on .42 waterfront acres with sweeping vistas of Puget Sound, the majestic Olympic Mountains, Whidbey Island, the Kitsap Peninsula and more! Observe postcard-worthy sunsets, whales, yachts, aircraft carriers, soaring eagles and abundant wildlife while enjoying the peace and tranquility of resort-style living that comes with this property located in the Wind and Tide community of Edmonds. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!
Welcome to chic Eastview Estates! Enjoy sweeping views of sunrises, soaring eagles & flying hot air balloons from this meticulously maintained, custom-built home. East-facing gourmet kitchen—updated 2013 with stainless steel appliances, gas cook top, slab granite countertops & cherry cabinets with pullouts—opens to generous family room with handsome brick fireplace. Entire top floor is the master suite with huge walk-in closet & private deck! Full + half bath on main. Unbelievable storage space & built-ins. Gorgeous landscaping with fruit trees, sprinkler system & dog run on 1.17 acres! New roof (2012), new interior & exterior paint (2013-2014), new tile flooring (2013), new furnace (2011), new deck (2008).
Few things in life are as daunting as decorating your first home. With so many options available and so many decisions to make, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed. Many of us just retreat into the familiar or the expected, leaving a trail of disappointment (and Linen White paint) in our wake.
That condition isn’t limited to the young. These days it’s not unusual for people to find themselves starting over in middle age, with the ending of a relationship or a move precipitated by a new job.
Whether you’re starting out or starting over, these steps can help you navigate the difficult process of decorating a home for the first time. Read more …