Buying a home in Washington may simply feel like a dream, after all, you need a lot of money to even think about purchasing one and our cost of living is quite high. That being said, a lot of spectacular homes hit the market this year and some are still for sale. Between the former homes of celebrities, architecturally significant digs, and unique amenities you’ll want to see these homes. Here are 5 of the most extraordinary Washington homes that were on the market this year.
Kenny G’s former home
The most expensive listing in the Seattle area just so happens to be Kenny G’s former home. The Hunts Point home has 5 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, and 17,599 square feet. At $85,000,000 this mind-bogglingly expensive home is still on the market.
The former home of the man who “designed the Seattle skyline”
Washington is known for having a few pretty architecturally significant residences but it’s not every day that the home of Jack Christiansen hits the market. Christiansen was known for engineering the Kingdome as well as his work in thin-shell concrete buildings. The home has sold and it’s easy to see why.
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A 1939 waterfront Ralph Anderson dream
Right off the bat, it’s surprising that this home hasn’t sold. It’s a legacy property on Lake Washington, has immaculate MCM design, and is unlike anything new you’ll find on the market these days. At $2.225 million, it is expensive but well worth the price for someone who has the cash.
The former home of a diamond heiress
This home might just take the cake for the most unique home for sale in Washington State right now. It’s also a surprise this home hasn’t sold. With 85 acres of double-gated land, sustainable gardens, a saltwater pool, and truly unique, modern, rounded architecture this home is seriously cool. Oh, and it currently belongs to the heiress of the De Beers diamond fortune.
A home with its own airplane hangar
Washington has some pretty unique communities from Bridle trails to houseboats it may feel like you know them all. But did you know Orcas Island has its own aviation community? That’s right, this Eastsound home comes with its own airplane hangar with access to the runway situated right behind the home. Instead of waving at your neighbors in the car, you’ll be waving from your personal aircraft.
We can’t wait to see what next year has in store for Washington homes.
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