Monday, October 17, 2016

Today's Top Three Luxury Estates in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco 
and Seattle Listed For Sale

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                                   "A mansion is a large and stately dwelling"
The word mansion derives through Old French from the Latin word mansio "dwelling", an abstract noun derived from the verb manere "to dwell". The English word "manse" originally defined a property large enough for the parish priest to maintain himself, but a mansion is no longer self-sustaining in this way.  'Manor' comes from the same root—territorial holdings granted to a lord who would remain there—hence it is easy to see how the word 'Mansion' came to have its meaning.  Windsor Castle located in Berkshire, England is the largest mansion in the world with around 484,000 sq.ft 



Today's Top Three Mansions  

#1     917 North Crescent Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 with 6 bedrooms, 6 baths and 
15,059 sq.ft. is listed for sale at  $32,000,000.

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

in high style and state of the art technology. Open floor plan and vast public rooms for entertaining. Main house features formal Living Room with 10 sets of French Doors, paneled Library, lavish formal Dining Room, Gourmet Kitchen imported from Italy, family room and cocktail bar w/ display wine cellar. Luxurious Master Suite offers dual baths overlooking large terrace w/ tree top views. Extravagant walk-in clo...sets fitted in the finest Italian cabinetry. Guest House includes Cinema for 20 guests, Miele equipped concession bar, and spacious gym, staff suite and 4 car garage. Grounds include motor court, porte-cochere, pool with pool house, grill, and black & white marble pool surround. Feel the pulse of the city in an unrivaled Beverly Hills location. Shown only to pre-qualified Buyers.

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

917 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

#2      10250 W Sunset Blvd, Los AngelesCA 90077 with 17 bedrooms, 22 baths, and 30,000 sq.ft. remains on the market listed for sale at $88,000,000



Max Arzia, founder of the BCBG Max Azria Group, and his wife have put a lot of time and money into making their massive, Holmby Hills mansion, Maison Du Soleil, one of the most
magnificent LA estates.  Originally listed last year for $85,00,000 and then relisted for $88,000,000 in March this year, this the crown jewel of LA's "Platinum Triangle." still awaits a new Owner/ Art Coninsuer. Designed in the 1930s by classic Californian architect Paul Williams, the iconic 60-room residence supremely merges classic architecture with contemporary design.

The legendary 30,000-square-foot compound is comprised of 17 beds, 22 baths and amenities suited to the most discerning taste - from a luxurious and sophisticated bath house to a 6,000-square foot movie theatre. The open floor plan seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living, with each room allowing guests to capture breathtaking views of the grounds, which feature five divine, enchanting gardens. With all of its scale and grandeur, the home remains warm, and inviting, making it a unique retreat for intimate family life yet poised for large-scale entertaining. 







Unusual ceilings are a theme throughout the house: this sitting room has wild metallic decorations all over.

The spacious kitchen has a walk-in refrigerator.

Another unique overhead light is the focal point of this living room. Bold, graphic design elements are a theme throughout — what you might expect from a fashion mogul.

This large bedroom — only one of 17 — has a whole wall of doors to take advantage of the natural light.



The domed gold-leaf ceiling in this study is decadence defined.





#3       1 W Century Drive, Penthouse 38B at The Century, Los Angeles, CA  90067 
with 2 bedrooms, 4 baths and 5,300 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $29,900,000.


A luxurious art-deco styled penthouse perched atop one of Los Angeles’ trophy residential towers that belongs to the writing and producing team Jeffrey Klarik and David Crane has just been listed.  The Century, a 42-story masterpiece, developed by Related Companies and designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, presides above four private acres of lush gardens with outdoor dining rooms, fountains, walking paths, 75 ft. lap pool, cabanas, Equinox design gym, Pilates studio, spa, yoga studio, screening room, dining room, bar lounges, wine cellar, conference room and children's playroom. To further ad to estate living there is a 24 hour guard gate, valet, doorman and concierge.

The seven-room, 5,300 square foot penthouse has two bedrooms and four baths and is known as Penthouse 38B at The Century, which is the 42-story condominium skyscraper in Century City that was completed in 2009 and designed by star architect Robert A. M. Stern.
Klarik and Crane, who created Showtimes’ Episodes and NBC’s Friends, respectively, have transformed their penthouse over the past five years into a gleaming throwback to an earlier era. The goal was to create a 1930s Manhattan-style apartment that is as equally detailed as it is opulent. There is a grand foyer, living room, master suite, guest suite, family room, kitchen and library.

Each room is adorned with art and antiques that range from glass panels that once stood inside the grand salon of the ocean liner SS Normandie, to a vintage piano, to sections of a mural once part of the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum in New York. In the  entrance hall there is Belgian black marble and Tiger’s Eye flooring, rosewood book-matched paneling in the library and custom-designed bronze details throughout the entire apartment. Additionally, there are three terraces that total 600 square feet of outdoor space with expansive views that extend from the Hollywood Hills to the San Gabriel Mountains.

The penthouse is being sold turn-key and will include all of the furniture and art work.






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Today's Real Estate News

Quick Question: What's The Right Price?  

Written by PJ Wade  
Realty Time
          






Important real estate questions can often be asked quickly —"What's the right sale price?" or "What's the right list price?"— however, the answers may take a while. A question may be  simple to ask, but the answer is usually complex because real estate is complicated.

Even when the person answering is very familiar with the subject, arriving at the "right"— best fit, complete, and accurate — answer may first require asking questions of the quick-question asker, because:

Context is vital: Asking these questions is necessary to clarify location, property type, relevant ownership details, time-frames (seller and buyer), current market, and on it goes depending on what the asker wants to understand and why. For instance, has the asker just started thinking about selling, is the property already listed, or is an offer pending?

Point of View is highly relevant: The questioner may be asking from their point of view, or asking about the other parties involved, asking for a friend or relative, asking out of curiosity…and on that goes. The questioner's perspective, which may be a buyer's, seller's, or professional's viewpoint, is linked to their intent in asking the specific person they chose to question. This intent is tied to their connection with and potential gains from the real estate in question.

Level of understanding is essential: The questioner's level of real estate knowledge and experience determines how a complex answer to a "simple" question should be framed for maximum understanding. The answer must take into account the asker's knowledge of the law, finances, the real estate industry, and related factors like vocabulary.
And all this must be processed quickly. The person asked is expected to respond almost immediately.

As a speaker, writer, and author, I am regularly asked: "May I ask you a quick question?" My answer is as quick as the question may have been: "Yes, of course. I'd be delighted, however, the answer may not be as quick as the question."

A quick question is often a closed question which grammatically begs a short, factual, even "yes or no" or "either or neither" answer. However, there can be a lot for the answerer (me in this case) to consider before beginning to formulate an answer. 

For instance here's a quick question I was asked recently:"I have a quick real estate question for you, PJ," began Bill, a stranger who had heard I write this column. "Is it better to list a house at a lower price to entice buyers [into a bidding war] or set a price more compatible with what the hoped-for sale price might be?"

Yes…or no…or either…or neither. The answerer may have an opinion from past experience or a personal preference for the same reasons. However, the accurate answer to the question lies in transforming this general query into a specific response relevant to the asker — Bill in this case — and his intent in asking that question and in choosing me to answer it.

The general answer to Bill's general question? "That depends on how desirable to identified target buyers Bill's property is and whether there is a buyers' or sellers' market in that location." At the same time, Bill's goals regarding the sale are just as important to consider in choosing a marketing strategy for price — list and sale.

The specific answer for Bill's specific question would first involve collecting property and ownership details, then determining market conditions, then creating a marketing strategy that reflects Bill's goals. That's what real estate professionals do. One that is familiar with Bill's specific property and market, would have a knowledgeable answer for Bill. If this were Bill's listing professional, Bill would receive specific, high-level details regarding each pricing option, so he could make a confident decision about all aspects of price. Along with market data on actual sales, this information would include details regarding listings competing with Bill's for target buyer offers.

My answer to Bill — after he answered a few of my questions — was directed to what information and support he could expect to receive from the real estate professional he selected to sell his home. Bill had intended to use the "right" answer to his quick question to select a listing salesperson.

My quick answer concentrated on explaining how either strategy could work. However, I stressed that only a professional with local market knowledge and experience, could provide the information to help him see which alternative would achieve his goals. The question Bill really wanted an answer to was: "How do I identify and select the best real estate professional to sell my home and achieve my goals?"

That's the quick question I answered. Bill told me the answer was exactly what he needed.

My Quick Question: Does this make you afraid to ask me or anyone else a "quick question?" It must not. Sorting out what you don't know about real estate will ensure your selling or buying success. Real estate professionals are trained to answer quick questions and every other type, so ask away. Listen to the answers. You'll learn a lot very quickly.
Remember, there are no "stupid questions" in real estate, except those questions you don't ask and later wish you had.


Today's Mortgage Rates                                                                     12 month
ProductTodayYesterdayChangeLowHigh
30 Yr FRM3.58%3.56%+0.023.34%4.11%
15 Yr FRM2.89%2.87%+0.022.69%3.30%
FHA 30 Year Fixed3.40%3.40%--3.15%3.75%
Jumbo 30 Year Fixed3.73%3.71%+0.023.41%3.93%
5/1 Yr ARM2.91%2.93%-0.022.80%3.10%
Updated: 10/14/16 5:51 PM
Mortgage Rates Bounce Back to 4-Month Highs
Oct 14 2016, 4:46PM

Mortgage Rates remained under pressure today, moving right back to the highest levels in more than 4 months after only one day of recovery.  This might not have been readily apparent on most of the day's rate quotes because things didn't deteriorate meaningfully until late in the afternoon.  In fact, for several lenders, it was too late in the day to issue a reprice (i.e. a new rate sheet on any given day, typically prompted by big moves in bond markets).  When that happens, those lenders simply adjust for the market movement on Monday morning.

In quantitative terms, even after lenders made their adjustments, rates aren't too much higher than they were on Wednesday.  Conventional 30yr fixed quotes are still going out around 3.625% on top tier scenarios.  The only changes would be seen in the form of slightly higher upfront costs.
  
The problem is that any incremental weakness means we're simply pushing deeper into 4 month highs.  These sorts of clearly-defined uptrends provide higher-than-normal motivation to favor locking vs floating.  Indeed, the reward for successfully timing a lock is quite low at the moment.  Lenders won't be quick to improve their pricing until they see a more sustained bounce back toward lower rates in the bond market.

Today's Best-Execution Rates
  • 30YR FIXED - 3.625%
  • FHA/VA - 3.25-3.5%
  • 15 YEAR FIXED - 2.875%
  • 5 YEAR ARMS -  2.75 - 3.25% depending on the lender

Ongoing Lock/Float Considerations

  • Rates have generally been trending higher since hitting all-time lows in early July
  • Clearly-defined uptrends provide higher-than-average motivation to lock
  • Risk-takers can try to time the dips in rates that may occur during that broader uptrend, but the reward for good timing generally isn't worth the risk in these situations.
     
  • We'd need to see a sustained push back toward lower rates (something that lasts more than 1-3 days) before anything less than a cautious, lock-biased approach makes sense for all but the most risk-tolerant borrowers.
     
  • As always, please keep in mind that the rates discussed generally refer to what we've termed 'best-execution(that is, the most frequently quoted, conforming, conventional 30yr fixed rate for top tier borrowers, based not only on the outright price, but also 'bang-for-the-buck.'  Generally speaking, our best-execution rate tends to connote no origination or discount points--though this can vary--and tends to predict Freddie Mac's weekly survey with high accuracy.  It's safe to assume that our best-ex rate is the more timely and accurate of the two due to Freddie's once-a-week polling method). 
Today's Top Three San Diego Luxury Estates
sandiegorealestateflashreport.com





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The median home value in San Diego County is $516,200. San Diego County home values have gone up 5.2% over the past year.  Zillow predicts they will rise 1.9% within the next year.         

The median home value in La Jolla is $1,685,000. La Jolla home values have gone up 6.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.1% within the next year.

The median home value in Rancho Santa Fe is $2,727,800. Rancho Santa Fe home values have declined -0.5% over the past yea.  Zillow predicts they will rise 1.9% within the next year.


#1     1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037 with 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, and 5,272 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $3,395,000

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

Situated at the top of a private drive this beautiful Muirlands home has all of the right features! Gorgeous ocean and night light views, framed by floor to ceiling windows, from all of the main rooms in the home. Nearly an acre of land, lushly landscaped, with a large flat yard surrounding the stunning pool and spa. This private and peaceful home is spacious and well designed, with 5 generous bedrooms each with their own private bathroom, plus an office. Located in one of La Jolla's finest neighborhoods

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037

1768 El Paso Real, La Jolla, CA 92037


#2     17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 4,250 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $3,400,000.

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Potential horse property with direct trail access. Classic custom built ranch home on private covenant road. Beautiful views overlooking gardens,and fruit orchard. Four prime and tranquil acres, ample room to enlarge home.  French doors throughout open up to indoor/outdoor living. Charming kitchen fireplace, vintage wood beams, southern pine floors make it warm and inviting. Separate multi-use structure - workshop, guest house, studio make this a one of a kind estate.. 

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

17391 Via Recanto, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

#3     330 Playa Del Sur, La Jolla, CA 92037 with 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, and 4,879 sq.ft.  is listed for sale at $3,650,000.

330 Playa Del Sur, La Jolla, CA 92037

Waves crash on the Windansea shore one block from your front door at this refined, luxurious beach house. The largest floor-plan of this eight home luxury community. Architecturally significant post-industrial modern style with steel frame construction. Each floor of this spacious coastal retreat features floor to ceiling windows and modern amenities. The entry level anchors the home with chefs kitchen and elevator. The bottom level is a private suite with kitchen and large entertainment room. 

330 Playa Del Sur, La Jolla, CA 92037

330 Playa Del Sur, La Jolla, CA 92037

330 Playa Del Sur, La Jolla, CA 92037

330 Playa Del Sur, La Jolla, CA 92037

330 Playa Del Sur, La Jolla, CA 92037


Today's Top Three San Francisco Luxury Estates
sanfranciscorealestateupdates.com



The median home value in San Francisco is $1,104,000. San Francisco home values have gone up 0.6% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -0.4% within the next year.

The median home value in Sausalito is $1,203,400. Sausalito home values have gone up 6.6% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 0.9% within the next year

The median home value in Tiburon is $2,360,800. Tiburon home values have gone up 2.6% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -0.0% within the next year.

The median home value in Saratoga is $2,331,600. Saratoga home values have gone up 1.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -1.1% within the next year.

#1      27350 Julietta Lane, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 with 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, and 6,217 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $8,995,000

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

The best of Silicon Valley living awaits at this stunning European villa on 1.45 acres with sweeping views across the valley and bay. Exquisitely remodeled, providing absolute luxury and the casual warmth of a family home. White oak floors and stone finishes of Calacatta marble and French Limestone combine in timeless elegance while true divided-light windows fill the home with natural light and views of the Bay. Added luxuries include a media room plus wine cellar and tasting room reminiscent of a European winery. The resort-inspired grounds take full advantage of the setting, overlooking the Bay from the infinity edge pool and spa, two fire pit terraces, and outdoor kitchen. Strategically placed fire bowls enhance the ambiance. A golf practice area and putting greens stand ready on the lower grounds and a level lawn area is ideal for play, all connected by cobblestone-lined steps and English gardens. A treasured property offering the best of California living in the heart of Silicon Valley


27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022


#2      426 Greenwood Beach Road, Tiburon, CA 94920 with 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 1,662 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $3,499,000.

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

Breathtaking waterfront property with it's own dock. Unique contemporary home with spectacular wall of windows offering SF skyline and Bay views. This main home has 2 beds and 2 baths on two levels. Outdoor areas for entertaining including patios, a flat grass area, and a lower deck above the dock for taking in the waterfront. Kayak and SUP storage for your water toys to enjoy the bay with. Separate view studio over 1 car garage.

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

426 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920

#3     2740 Lake Street, San Francisco-Sea Cliff, CA 94121 with 3 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 3,355 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $3,650,000.

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121

This striking detached renovated home in prime Sea Cliff was designed from top to bottom adding luxurious modern finishes thruout. This stylish home features French white oak solid hardwood floors, double paned bay windows & vaulted ceilings. 3 bedrooms, office, 3.5 remodeled bathrooms, formal entry w/gorgeous staircase w/Starfire ultra-clear glass railings, formal living rm w/fireplace, open dining rm, amazing eat-in remodeled Alno kitchen, family rm/great rm off kitchen, top floor media rm/family rm, large finished basement w/amazing storage, washer/dryer, landscaped garden w/lush lawn and irrigation, 2 car side by side garage. NanaWall system leading to the outdoor deck from living rm, Velux skylights, Nest thermostats, recessed lighting.

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121

2740 Lake St, San Francisco, CA 94121


Today's Top Three LA Luxury Estate
larealestateupdates.blogspot.com



The median home value in Los Angeles County is $532,800. Los Angeles County home values have gone up 6.3% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 0.9% within the next year

The median home value in Malibu is $2,500,600. Malibu home values have declined -0.8% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -0.7% within the next year.

The median home value in Beverly Hills is $2,998,500. Beverly Hills home values have gone up 4.7% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 0.2% within the next year.

The median home value in Bel Air is $3,118,800. Bel Air home values have gone up 3.8% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 0.7% within the next year.


#1      9720 Arby Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 with 3 bedrooms, 4 baths and 3,500+ sq.ft. is listed for sale at $3,995,000

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Designer done turnkey contemporary with salt water pool/spa on a cul-de-sac with beautiful views and sunsets. Three bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms . Media room with 70 inch TV, powder room, kitchen with all Miele appliances opening to living and dining area with Fleetwood glass doors for indoor/outdoor California living. Move right in or can expand/add 2nd floor. The ultimate in chic and just 8 minutes to the Beverly Hills Hotel

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022.


27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

27350 Julietta Ln, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022


#2     1485 Stone Canyon Road, Bel Air, CA 90077 with 6 bedrooms, 7 baths, 
and 7,100 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $9,750,000.

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

A home of obvious distinction, this luxurious European style villa in the prime Stone Canyon area of "Old Bel Air" is in stunning turn-key condition, ready for you to move in with wonderful indoor & outdoor living. Completely renovated and remodeled in 2015 this exceptional gated estate features a grand sweeping staircase, two story living room with French doors leading to stunning outdoor areas. Elegant formal dining room, modern and stylish eat in kitchen, wonderful kids family room as qwll as a separate adult family room with office. The perfect environment for entertaining with a fabulous indoor and outdoor flow taking advantage of the covered and heated patio, sparkling pool, fountain, covered lounge area with fireplace and separate gazebo. On close to an acre the secluded enclave backyard with has terraces, gas firepit, wrought iron gazebo and lovely hiking trails. Upgraded with smart features with iPad/iPhone remote control. Stylish modern style living to reflect your success!

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

1485 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077


#3      16300 Shadow Mountain Road, Pacific Palasades, CA 90272 with 5 bedrooms, 
7 baths, and 7,149 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $10,850,000.



This romantic Modern Mediterranean villa is located in the gated Ridgeview Country Estates and enjoys sweeping unobstructed ocean and vineyard views reminiscent of Tuscany. Built by prominent architect Dan Lang, the interior has a spacious open concept design. Upon entering the villa, you're met with soaring 31' ceilings, a grand entry with spiral staircase, and expansive living space that flow effortlessly into the outdoor living area and infinity pool. The Family Room boasts an entertainer's dream bar, while the gourmet Kitchen is finished with rare Brazilian blue lapis granite. Enjoy family dinners in the Formal Grand Dining Room or escape to the Private Library/Office. The Grand Master Bedroom comes with luxurious His and Hers walk-in closets and a secluded balcony. The private Guest House features spectacular ocean views and a spacious terrace. Other features include: wood-burning fireplace, wine cellar, butler's pantry, solar panel system, and electric car charging station.











Today Top Three Seattle Luxury Estates
seattleluxuryrealestateupdates.com

The median home value in Kirkland is $576,800. Kirkland home values have gone up 
14.6%  over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 7.1% within the next year. 

The median home value in Seattle is $592,200. Seattle home values have gone up 
15.3% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 6.9% within the next year. 

The median home value in Bellevue is $730,000. Bellevue home values have gone up 13.6% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 5.9% within the next year.

The median home value in Mercer Island is $1,240,400. Mercer Island home values have gone up 12.2% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 6.4% within the next year.

The median home value in Clyde Hill is $2,200,500. Clyde Hill home values have gone up 10.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 5.5% within the next year.


The median home value in Medina is $2,389,900. Medina home values have gone up 12.8% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 5.1% within the next year.


#1      10555 SE 28th Street, Beaux Arts, WA 98004 with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and 3,940 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $2,098,000.

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

Quintessential updated rambler in Beaux Arts Village. Bright atrium soaks in warm light ith /heated marble floors and exposed beams overhead. Fully remodeled kitchen with top of the line appliances, custom cherry cabinetry and granite. Luxurious master suite included sitting area with fireplace, walk-in closet and spa-like bathroom. Double French doors open to a sanctuary of gardens with 3 patios and sport court. Enjoy ~1100 of coveted shared beachfront on Lake Washington with boat launch, docks, swimming, parks and tennis court.

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

10555 Se 28th St, Beaux Arts, WA 98004

#2     200 W Highland Drive #107, Seattle - Queen Anne WA 98119 with 2 bedrooms,
 3 baths and 2,556 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $2,500,000.

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

Rare opportunity to own in Queen Anne's premier 200 West Highland Drive. Steps from Kerry Park with sweeping views of downtown, the Sound and Olympics. 2,556 square feet of living and entertaining space, with 2 bedrooms plus large den, 3 baths, 2 parking spaces and storage. Expansive 565 patio with plenty of room for the avid gardener. Private entrance or through the buildings elegant foyer. Walk to shops and restaurants on Queen Anne; easy access to downtown, SLU and Interbay. One of a kind!

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

200 W Highland Dr Unit 107, Seattle, WA 98119

#3      4121 198th Court NE, Sammamish, WA 98074 with 5 bedrooms, 10 baths, and 12,300 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $5,150,000.


2011 built Masterpiece that combines a French château with a Beverly Hills mansion, enhanced by Pacific Northwest charm. The lower level was fully finished in 2016. Discover for yourself what this unique, 12,300-square-foot, three-level estate on more than 2 acres has to offer. Too many details to list. For more information about the house including the floorplans and each level descriptions please visit property tour attached.










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