Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Newport Shores - Mansions

North to South
See Seattle Mansions 2/15/12 post
Newport Shores – The Venice of Lake Washington.”
This mansion was listed in early 2012 for $6.2 million and taken off the market in late 2012. It was listed by Rondi Egenes and Steven Gorecki, Winderemere: “A Slice of Italy on the shores of Lake Washington. In the creation of this Italianate Villa no expense was spared. Substantially constructed and extremely well crafted, the details are almost limitless. The scale is spectacular. The home is designed to accommodate multi-generational living with 4 en suite bedrooms as well as separate apartment on the main floor. Casual and formal spaces both indoors and out combine to set the stage for everyday living as well as entertaining on a grand scale.” The home is currently owned by Richard R. Devenuti. He was with Microsoft from 1987 to early 2007 when he retired from the company and joined Massachusetts based EMC Corporation where he is a division president. The mansion has 7,560 sq ft on .5 acres with 110 feet of waterfront.
This home was sold 4/4/10. The listing agent was Larry Williams of John L. Scott. From the listing: “Newport Shores premiere waterfront property. Custom, spectacular Jeff Loveless designed 7300 sq ft mansion captures sun rays horizon to horizon. Light filled grand entry hall and main living. Hand crafted clear fir and oak timbers of grand proportions. Spa and cabana adjacent to pool and expansive lawns. Seaplane lift. Ample moorage. Garages for eight.  Designed to fully experience 1.17 acres and 210′ of waterfront.” The home was sold by David and Kathleen Bauer to Michael A. and Pamela King.
This mansion was listed $5.0 million in 2011, $4.7 million in early 2012, $4.5 million in mid 2012 and $4.3 million in early 2013. From the listing by Tere and David Foster, Windermere:. “Placed on .69 of an acre with 115 ft of waterfront, a storybook setting awaits. Inspired by the classic style of an East Coast traditional, this residence hosts wonderful spaces. Formal living and dining rooms draw in views of the grounds and waterfront. The expansive kitchen adjoins to the family room. The main level master overlooks the pool and grounds. Upstairs find an office with a view, bathroom and guest room pleasantly separated for privacy. Welcome to life in Newport Shores.” The mansion has 7,360 sq ft and is 9 homes south of the mansion on page 73. The mansion is owned by John and Christi Ludwig. John is a founding partner of Bellevue and Palo Alto CA based Ignition Partners, a venture capital firm. He is a former Microsoft executive.
Mansions continue to the northwest with Mercer Island East Channel North - Mansions.
(Revised 4/7/13)

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