Historic Properties

Mount Baker estate

Seattle, Washington

The restored historic Elizabeth Ayer estate in Mt. Baker offers commanding views of Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier and the Cascades on over an acre of private grounds with view terraces and a gated entry. Timeless elegance abounds in stunning formal rooms. A finished lower level with family room and wet bar, and newly remodeled gourmet kitchen, complete this singular in-city estate. Investment includes flexibility to develop 2 larger homes on adjacent parcels; short plat entitlement and development plans near permit issuance.


The Wurdemann Estate

Lake Forest Park, Washington

Built in 1914 and featuring one of the first L.F.P. telephones, this iconic Georgian style home, named after its longtime owner Dr. Harry Vanderbilt Wurdemann, was noted as one of the most significantly historical properties listed by Sotheby’s International Realty. Surrounded by a shy 2 aces of manicured gardens, fountains, flowering trees, and sports facilities, including a full-size tennis court and large sports court, the 5000+ square foot home boasts 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.

The mansion was once the venue of the 1990 Designer Show House to benefit the Seattle Symphony and is a recent winner of the Trillium Heritage Award.

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Shoreline Historical Museum organized a fund raiser at the estate this past May, featuring personal tours of the grounds by the Society’s docents, champagne and hors d’oeuvres.


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