Live well.

A beautifully crafted, million-dollar custom home in Fremont, Seattle.
Inviting offers starting at only $850,000.

Features: Comfort and a high quality of life

2,220 sq.ft. Craftsman-inspired luxury home in Fremont, adjoining southeast Ballard

3,030 sq.ft. built-up area, including two decks, covered front porch, attached 2-car garage, and backyard storage shed

4,800 sq.ft. lot in a single-family-zoned, quiet neighborhood

4 bedrooms plus a den/flex room (sweeping views of Magnolia and the Olympics from two bedrooms)

2-1/2 bathrooms: master bathroom, hallway bath with private access from guest/teenager's bedroom, and powder room by foyer

pamper yourself everyday: attached master bathroom suite features soaking tub and tiled shower enclosure, lighting controls, skylight, his/her sinks, made-to-order cherry vanities, large walk-in closet (6 ft. by 12 ft.), and more

elegant living room and dining room (featuring dimmer-controlled 9-light chandelier)

relax at the flick of a switch: living-room fireplace with a raised hearth, tile surround, and a handcrafted mantelpiece

gorgeous kitchen with custom cherry cabinets, granite-look Silestone countertop and breakfast bar, stainless-steel appliances, a walk-in pantry, and more

imposing 9-foot-high ceiling and woodgrain-style Meerbau flooring on the main floor

great home for entertaining: spacious foyer (with large coat closet), formal living and dining space and yet open flow between kitchen/breakfast bar, dining, and living areas

set the desired ambience with multi-location dimmer switches (22 in all)

beautiful exterior deck off dining room, leading to large, private, picture-perfect backyard (approx. 2,000 sq.ft.; great for hosting)

wide, inviting entry porch leading to grand cathedral-style front entry door (with decorative glass and full-length sidelites)

arbor-lined, landscaped, fenced-in front yard

no daily scramble for parking spots (for you or your visitors): attached 2-car garage (22 ft. by 21 ft.) with additional 2-car driveway parking (plus optional street parking)

feel safer: motion-activated outdoor light fixtures and security lights all around house

second view deck (14 ft. by 8 ft.) off master suite with panoramic, near-180-deg. hilltop/mountain views

beautifully appointed, with quality fixtures and Consumer Reports-recommended appliances


Convenient location

proximity to all that lovely Fremont and Ballard have to offer: supermarkets, natural grocers, restaurants, cafes, book stores, outdoor recreation, night life, and more!

great home for kids: just half a block away from 2.2-acre Ross Playfield and its relaxing park, kids' play gym, and baseball field

lose yourself without getting lost: within easy walking distance of the Burke Gilman Trail and minutes from Woodland Park Zoo and Green Lake ("one of Seattle's most beloved parks")

spend time at home or work, not in your car: short commutes, with easy access to WA-99 and less than a 15-min. drive to downtown Seattle

only a few miles from South Lake Union and the University of Washington (10-min. drive)


Views to brighten your day

clear views of the Magnolia hills to the southwest and the Olympics to the northwest (top of roof ridge 118 ft. elevation above City of Seattle datum)

plenty of natural light: eastern, southern, and western exposure and about 340 sq.ft. of double-pane glass panels (sliders, single-hung windows, transom windows, picture windows, and skylights)


Thoughtful extras

great for a home office/theater: Leviton Structured Media system for computer, home video, and security-camera networking across 22 Cat 5e jacks and 15 coaxial RF connectors

no more hauling laundry across floors: laundry room, with cherry cabinets and built-in ironing center, conveniently located on 2nd floor

stay organized: double-door linen closet (8-ft. wide) in hallway, and customized shelving/organizers (Mill's Pride) in all closets

Shaker-style maple cabinets with workbench and sink, phone outlet, and 150 cu.ft. of additional storage space (Hyloft ceiling-mounted overhead storage) in garage

worry less about impurities in your family's water supply: GE SmartWater whole-house water filter

non-corrosive, energy-conserving Wirsbo PEX water piping system

let loud sounds stay where they are: solid-core interior doors and added insulation in all interior bedroom, utility/bathroom, and garage walls

ultra-silent exhaust fans let you meditate in the bathroom, while preset timer switches ensure the bathrooms remain mold-free

bathroom dimmer light switches ensure you aren't fully woken up in the middle of the night

oil stain-free, crack-free garage floors: wire-mesh-reinforced and sealed concrete garage floor (Rust-Oleum) and driveway

added protection for your electronic toys: 200-amp electrical panel with Siemens whole-house surge protector


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  • bevelled Hardiplank (Select Cedarmill) lap siding all around
  • 30-year-warranty Elk Raised Profile laminated, dimensional asphalt shingles
  • cathedral-style front entry door with decorative glass and full-length sidelites (Feather River Medina Collection) and Baldwin Logan solid, forged-brass handleset and house numbers
  • large, low-E, Energy Star-rated windows (Jeld-Wen Summit 8600 series) with 1-in. sculptured grids
  • Milgard Energy Star-rated sliding patio door with sculptured grids (7-ft. wide by 8-ft. tall) and skylights (2 ft. by 4 ft.; 2 ft. by 2 ft.)
  • arbor-lined fenced-in front yard leading to front entry walkway
  • Trex Origins decking and railing


  • 9-foot-high ceiling on the main floor; 8-foot-high ceiling on the second floor
  • stained hemlock trim (3-1/4 in. baseboard; 2-1/4 in. casing) and wood-wrapped windows
  • solid-core, four-panel, stained hemlock Simpson Mastermark interior doors with antique-brass door levers (Weslock) and hinges
  • BHK Moderna (Meerbau) woodgrain-style laminate flooring on the entire main floor, with QuietWalk underlayment
  • Wear-Dated wall-to-wall carpet, with 8 lb./cu.ft. carpet pad, on the second floor
  • Parker Paint on exterior (Desert Fawn) and interior (Loggia) walls


  • direct-vent gas fireplace in the living room (Heat & Glo 6000TR-OAK), with a raised hearth, tile surround and a handcrafted, stained hemlock mantelpiece with legs
  • Quoizel Lombard lighting fixtures collection; Minka Lavery Palazzo vanity fixtures; Juno recessed can lights with Clear Alzak trim (17 fixtures); GE Profile undercabinet lights; The Designer's Edge motion-activated outdoor fixtures; Heath/Zenith Quartz Dual Brite security lights; and assorted others: a total of 64 light fixtures housing 107 bulbs
  • 22 Lutron Maestro multi-location dimmer switches
  • Leviton Structured Media system for home-office/computer, home video, and security-camera networking across 22 Cat 5e jacks and 15 RF connectors
  • Kohler Fairfax kitchen and bath faucets and Kohler Devonshire collection bathroom accessories (chrome with polished-brass accents)
  • Panasonic WhisperLite and Broan Solitaire Ultra Silent bathroom and laundry-room exhaust fans, wired to electronic preset and 24-hour programmable Leviton Decora timer switches


  • made-to-order cherry kitchen cabinets (KraftMaid Montclair Cherry Roman) featuring raised-panel, full-overlay doors and drawers, 42-in.-tall wall cabinets, solid-wood dovetail construction, self-closing drawers, roll-out trays, and decorative accents
  • walk-in pantry (just over 3 ft. by 8 ft.) off kitchen
  • granite-look SileStone (Ebony Pearl) engineered stone kitchen countertop and breakfast bar (3-cm thick slab)
  • double-bowl undermount stainless-steel sink (18-gauge Elkay Signature Plus SPUH3120R, with enhanced bowl undercoating) and Kenmore 60554 heavy-duty (3/4 hp) food waste disposer
  • Consumer Reports-recommended, stainless-steel kitchen appliances: GE GSL25JFPBS side-by-side refrigerator (24.9 cu.ft.); GE Profile JGBP80SEHSS free-standing gas range; Kenmore Elite 64683 over-the-range microwave oven; and Maytag MDBTT79AWS (MDB7600AWS) built-in dishwasher

    Master bathroom:

  • master-bathroom suite with his/her sinks (Kohler Pennington); 6 ft. by 4 ft. tub deck (Kohler Mariposa soaking tub and Metropol Ceramica Erie Taupe tile surrounds); tiled shower enclosure with semi-frameless glass door (1/4-in. glass) and pivoted hinges, hand shower and slide bar Grohe Sensia Top 4), and corner seat; and separate toilet enclosure
  • spacious walk-in closet off master bedroom, double-door linen closet (8-ft. wide) in hallway, and customized shelving/organizers (Mill's Pride) in all closets
  • tiled (Metropol Ceramica Erie Green) bathroom countertops, elongated Kohler Wellworth toilet bowls, vinyl bathroom flooring (Mannington Medici Stone), and raised-panel cherry bathroom vanities (KraftMaid)
  • Kohler Terracina tile-look tub shower with bi-pass shower door (1/4-in. glass) in main bathroom and Keystone (ABW-1526) medicine cabinets in the master and main bathrooms


  • Kenmore Elite high-efficiency front-load washer (IEC HE3 44832, 3.7 cu.ft.) and electric dryer (King Size 64992, 7.5 cu.ft.)
  • Wayne Dalton 9100 raised-panel garage door and quiet, belt-drive LiftMaster (Estate Series 2500) garage door opener
  • A.O. Smith ProMax Plus High Recovery 75-gallon gas water heater
  • natural-gas heat through a variable-speed, high-efficiency Lennox Elite G-50 furnace (protected by steel bollard vehicle barrier)

    Thoughtful extras:

  • upstairs laundry room with cherry wall cabinets and built-in Nutone PressRite (Standard) ironing center with stained raised-panel door
  • GE SmartWater GXWH30C whole-house water filter
  • non-corrosive, energy-conserving Wirsbo PEX water piping system
  • added insulation in all interior bedroom, utility/bathroom, and garage walls
  • wire-mesh-reinforced and sealed concrete garage floor (Rust-Oleum) and driveway
  • 200-amp electrical panel with Siemens whole-house surge protector