Saturday, March 19, 2011
Hunts Point Northeast – Cozy Cove – Mansions
North to South
This estate sold for $11.3 million in March 2010 and was 2010’s most expensive LW Map of the Stars® sale. The home buyer is listed as Joseph Gaffney, a partner with the Dorsey & Whitney LLP law firm. He may be acting as a trustee for an anonymous buyer. The former owners and sellers were Raymond and Linda Russo. The Russos owned and managed numerous apartment complexes in the
area. The mansion was listed at $15.8 million by Wendy Lister, CBBain: “French
Manor rooted in European elegance at a freshwater Seattle of this noted portrait peninsula. Reflecting the
pursuit of leisure activities; extraordinary opportunities for celebrated
entertaining . . .” The estate has 7,460 sq ft of living space on 1.2 acres
with 157 feet of waterfront. The mansion and sale were featured in a 5/13/10
Seattle Mansions post and is on page 148 of LW 130 Homes. Intercoastal Bay
This property, as a vacant lot, was sold for $5.4 million
8/30/10 and the new mansion was completed in 2011. The buyers
were Rajeev and Arpita Agarwal and
the seller was Cal McAusland. It was
listed by Art
Whittlesey, Windermere: “Hunts Point waterfront building opportunity!
Located near the end of Hunts Point Road, this private estate is level and ready to build on.
100 feet of waterfront with private beach and dock await your summer enjoyment.
If you demand privacy, you will love this quiet location wrapped in established
landscaping. The main house has already been removed and the existing pool
house will make the perfect summer cabana while you complete the construction of
your dream residence. Welcome to Hunts Point.” The
new mansion is 5,990 sq ft on 0.8 acres with 100 feet of waterfront.
This home is listed for $7.2 million. From the listing by Tere Foster and Moya Skilman, Windermere “Timeless Estate on Hunts Point. Resting gently on almost an acre of waterfront grounds, the estate exudes classical style with grace and charm. Storybook windows frame views of rolling emerald lawns, colorful rhododendrons and sparkling lake waters. Enjoy summer afternoons in the garden overlooking the 100 feet of waterfront and private dock. Relax fireside in the formal living room with friends. Host large holiday gatherings in the dining room. The master suite draws in picturesque views. A rare offering on Hunts Point.” The home is 4,390 sq ft on 0.9 acres. It is owned by Alvin S. Pearl. He is a principal, with other family members, of Tukwila based
Northwest, a seller of women’s and children’s
This property was sold for $5.5 million
The buyers were Zuoqing Huang and Niu Jun and the sellers were Thomas B. and Agnes Lee. It was listed
by Wendy Lister, CBBain: “HUNTS
POINT WATERFRONT Magic in the gardens ~ an intimacy with the lakefront ~ 1927
architectural storybook originally restored under Jim Olson’s touches.
Recently, substantially refurbished with added character of chic and charm.
Dinner in the European courtyard with its gnarled old Quince. Shy acre site;
102’ of deep water protected moorage; rare sandy beach. So much sunshine!!!
From morn thru eve. Spectacular! Garden enchantment...my oh my. A kettle drum
of daisies playing to a symphony of roses.” The home
is 3,090 sq ft on 1.0 acre.
This mansion (page 150) was sold for $6.5 million
The listing price was $8.5 million in 2010 and $7 million in 2011. It was
listed by Chris
Karsteter, CBBain: “Estate-sized property in the heart of Hunts Point. 1.54
acres of mature gardens and old-growth trees. 129' of no-bank frontage. Extra
wide/large parcel offers optimum water views. Quiet, eastern exposure. Spacious
1987 NW Contemporary residence with second master suite on main level. Covered
moorage with boat slip & dock. Personal beach access, waterside patio &
unique barbeque cabana. Peaceful, sylvan setting.” The
mansion is 7,540 sq ft. The buyer was Centerville Properties LLC and the seller was H. Willard Nagley III.
This mansion (page 151) was sold for $8.0 million
2/24/10. The listing price was $8.9 million. It was listed by
Wendy Lister, CBBain: “The
imprint of traditionalism on the treasured shores of Hunts Point. Magnificent
gated 1.07 acres of exquisite, manicured grounds; a gentle slope to the 86’ of
spectacular freshwater coastline. Incomparable, substantial moorage for float
plane and yacht. The soft interior palette draws your attention forward to the
drama of Lk Wash. French doors, deep-set millwork, Bay windows, chocolate
hardwoods. Intimate meandering paths. Hand-selected rose-orange brick facade
and pillars. 7 car garage parking. A gentle peninsula of privacy with a
latitude ~ longitude zone of unparalleled exhilaration. affluency from
sun thru starlit nights. This is an ultimate moorage situation...often talked
about.” The current mansion is 6,110 sq ft and
includes a substantial expansion and renovation following the purchase. The
buyer was HPW Trust and the seller
was Acorn Trust with Brian Marcinek listed as the taxpayer.
The property is adjacent to the north of Craig McCaw’s estate. Golden Coast