This gated, private Northwest estate is a masterpiece of design, quality and functionality. The home features an expansive list of amenities, including a home theater, library, exercise room, elevator and wine room. Sprawling entertaining spaces extend outside to multiple terraces.
Enjoyment of the outdoors is abundant at this private, 10-acre estate in Washington state. The home features a natural stone facade in a muted, earthy palette that fits the setting. Multiple outdoor terraces and amenities provide myriad places to sit and enjoy nature, or to be active.
At this gated, 10-acre Pacific Northwest estate, nature quietly reigns. The luxurious property features a home theater, library, exercise room, elevator and wine room. Multiple terraces include an outdoor kitchen, hot tub, fireplace, sport court and Aprese Ski-House Treehouse.
A black range hood, wood countertops, light gray cabinets and a teal island put a PNW twist on this eat-in kitchen. The glass tile backsplash speaks to that design as well, as its dark hues evoke thoughts of a rainy day in Seattle.
Set against the forests of the Pacific Northwest, this Oregon home certainly showcases the natural beauty of its environment. A rock retaining wall stretches across the front of the lot to create a formal entrance.
This outdoor kitchen features stainless steel kitchen cabinets that are a perfect foil for the elements in the Pacific Northwest. The cabinets provide ample storage space and are accented by the wooden pergola that frames the space.
The covered outdoor kitchen means it’s always a good time to grill even if it’s a typical rainy Pacific Northwest day. An open seating area with roomy Adirondack chairs and coffee table keeps the focus on outdoor living.
The owners of a penthouse in Seattle, Wash., needed a space where they could work and occasionally host friends and family. The solution? A studio unit two floors down, with a colorful design inspired by the Pacific Northwest.
A Georgia garden incorporates designs and statues loved by the homeowners, including Pacific Northwest style in the form of conifers and sculptures, like the one to the right, which are reproductions of Frank Lloyd Wright pieces. The statue is a Nichols Bros. reproduction of Wright's "Midway Sprite" collection.
In the formal dining room, windows were left uncovered to keep views on constant display and let in maximum natural light, a valuable commodity in the Pacific Northwest where the home is located. The homeowner's Chippendale dining chairs get zippy new personality with seats freshly upholstered in a navy blue graphic pattern.
The rawness of this stone sculpture contrasts with flowering plants, such as hydrangeas, in the Georgia garden of Lyman and Becky Smith. After Lyman Smith, a Georgia Tech graduate, retired from the telecommunications industry, he devoted time to creating his garden, with sections inspired by Japanese gardens, conifers from the Pacific Northwest and traditional Southern plants.
Bright golden blooms cover this shrub in mid-spring, beckoning bees and other pollinators by the dozen. Use Scotch broom as a ground cover, bed edging or in containers. Plants grow 12 to 18 inches tall and wide. This plant is not recommended for the Pacific Northwest. Hardy in Zones 6-8. Botanical name: Cytisus scoparius