Pine Lake Streetside Home
2915 A 226th Avenue Southeast
5,072 Sq Ft
Issaquah School District
Sited above Pine Lake, just East of Lake Sammamish, this stunning new residence offers over 5,000 square feet of contemporary living space set amidst stunning natural beauty and recreational opportunities. It features a formal floorplan that opens to a spacious great room that allows the home to take maximum advantage of expansive views over the lake, while flooding it with natural light. Carefully considered building massing creates a varied and architecturally compelling façade that is modern in form, yet blends well with its surroundings. This is an estate-level home for those who seek timeless comfort and sublime luxury, rendered with contemporary flare and set in a singular location that affords equal amounts of access and privacy.
The floorplan follows a seamless transition from more formal spaces toward the front of the house to open family areas to the rear that overlook Pine Lake. Gorgeous outlooks and luxurious expanses of space support sophisticated everyday living that also supports regular entertaining. The main level comprises a large home office and dining room off the entry foyer, then leads back to a great room that frames views over Pine Lake, an incredible gourmet kitchen with casual dining area and a dedicated guest suite that is accessed by means of a hallway that also includes a built-in work area. Public areas also include a spacious powder room with coat closet and mud room entry from the garage. A grand covered deck supports four season outdoor enjoyment with its own fireplace, and steps down to an open side yard for relaxation in the sun. A deep three-car garage to the side of the house offers plenty of space for all manner of vehicles, as well space for a home shop, with easy access to the house’s mechanical room.
Upstairs, a sumptuous master suite occupies its own private wing toward the back of the house, comprising a huge view bedroom with private deck, a spacious 5-piece master bath and walk-in closet and dressing room. A media room with wet bar occupies the area above the garage while a wide hallway with large storage closets and a laundry room joins a second full bedroom suite with two additional bedrooms that share a private bath in completing the second level of the house.
The design scheme, materials and fixtures have been carefully curated to adapt to stylish, contemporary living, while maintaining a sense of visual interest and enveloping warmth and luxury that can easily serve as backdrop to a wide range of decorative styles and collections. Large format tile, natural stone and quartz surfaces create an elegant sense of continuity between kitchen, baths and utility rooms, complimenting custom casework and built-ins crafted from subtle gradations of natural hardwood. Sleek chrome fixtures avoid visual clutter, allowing the exceptional lake views to serve as ever changing works of art. Exterior materials include natural stone, clear cedar, standing seam roofing and a panelized rain wall system engineered to afford a lifetime of maintenance-free living, while breaking up the visual mass of the residence and creating an engaging and artful array of shadow lines and surfaces that blend beautifully with their natural surroundings.
+ MAIN LEVEL
The MAIN LEVEL of the house is perfect for contemporary family lifestyles, with open sightlines and easy flow between public areas. A wide foyer leads down a short hall between the formal DINING ROOM and a spacious HOME OFFICE, then opens into the GREAT ROOM that supports the primary living areas of the house, as well as a lovely GOURMET KITCHEN that is optimized for large-scale entertaining and everyday high-performance food preparation. The living room looks out over Pine Lake through oversized windows that surround a grand gas fireplace which functions as the visual anchor of the space. A telescoping set of doors opens an entire wall to the outdoor deck spaces for unimpeded passage between indoor and outdoor areas.
The spacious DINING ROOM looks over the front yard and can easily support large-scale entertaining under its coffered ceiling. It features a wall of oversized windows that frame territorial views of the surrounding gardens and forest.
The KITCHEN is a gourmet’s dream, offering a large island with casual dining bar, as well as a butler’s pantry and a huge walk-in storage pantry. Cabinets are custom made in a rift-sawn driftwood finish, with quartz counters and artisanal tile backsplashes that create a timeless atmosphere of permanence and warmth. Appliances include a 48” GE Café commercial-grade gas range with Zypher hood, integrated Samsung smart refrigeration with under counter wine cooling, a Bosch dishwasher, and a GE Café double wall oven with Advantium high speed cooking. The twin pantry areas make organizing and keeping track of staples and family heirlooms a pleasurable and easy experience.
A hallway leads between the MUDROOM entry from the garage and work station into a spacious first floor guest suite that is ideal for long-term guests, extended family or live-in assistance. It features a private entrance, walk-in closet and a full ensuite bath with a large walk-in shower. It looks out toward the lake for calming views, and its location within the house allows it a great sense of autonomy.
+ SECOND LEVEL
A custom-fabricated staircase leads to the second level of the house, arriving at a spacious landing that provides nice separation between the various upstairs bedrooms and amenities. The opulent MASTER SUITE occupies its own back wing of the home, with a private deck and view sitting area that invite late weekend mornings and relaxation and rejuvenation amidst sublime peace and tranquility. The MASTER BATH is beautifully crafted from natural stone, quartz, custom tile and fine woodwork with pass-through access to a giant dressing room. The bath features a full wall of vanity space with two sinks, a deep, free-standing soaking tub, glass walk-in shower and private water closet with a sleek array of designer fixtures that help make this a spa-like personal retreat.
The wide main hallway continues along the width of the house, providing direct access to an upstairs LAUNDRY ROOM, numerous additional linen closets, a built-in and three additional bedrooms with easy access to a huge MEDIA AND REC ROOM. A full GUEST SUITE with walk-in closet and ensuite bath sits just opposite the open plan media area with a wet bar. This multi-purpose family room is configured for a range of activities, from use as a dedicated home theater with integrated surround sound to duty as an upstairs game room or library. The main hall terminates at the entrances to TWO ADDITIONAL BEDROOMS that share a large Jack and Jill bath, each with its own walk-in closet.
This exceptional residence is supported by class-leading comfort and convenience systems that include super-efficient HVAC, programmable low voltage lighting throughout and integrated high-speed data infrastructure. The house has been engineered from the ground up to provide years of reliable and low-cost comfort to its fortunate owners.
This is a singular home in one of the Eastside’s most naturally beautiful and tranquil locations, situated just above the terminus of a private inlet on Pine Lake with magnificent lake and forest views. Designed as a thoroughly modern interpretation of the family estate, it offers both dramatic high style and everyday comfort throughout its expansive, light-filled spaces. It’s location in the heart of the Eastside give it incredible access to endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, from swimming in Pine Lake to waterskiing on Lake Sammamish and sailing on Lake Washington, hiking in the surrounding mountains to skiing in the nearby Cascades. Of course, it also offers tremendous access to Downtown Seattle and the Eastside tech corridor. This is an exceptional Northwest home for those who seek room to play amidst incredible natural beauty, surrounded by enveloping luxury and the amenities of the booming Puget Sound region.