Pine Lake Waterfront Home
2915 B 226th Avenue Southeast
5,741 Sq Ft
50 Feet of Medium-Bank Lakefront
Issaquah School District
Sited along the tranquil shore of Pine Lake, just East of Lake Sammamish, this stunning new waterfront residence offers over 5,700 square feet of luxuriously modern living space set amidst stunning natural beauty and recreational opportunities. It features a wide axial floorplan 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, further enhanced by a dramatic entry path that establishes an intimate, lake-focused introduction to the house. This is an estate for those who seek every imaginable amenity, rendered with contemporary flare and set in a singular location that affords equal amounts of access and privacy.
The overall floorplan emphasizes effortless flow, gorgeous outlooks and luxurious expanses of space for sophisticated casual living that also supports regular entertaining. The main level comprises a massive great room that frames views over Pine Lake, a connected dining area and the incredible gourmet kitchen. Other public areas include a spacious entry foyer, powder room, ample closet storage, a dedicated beach bathroom and an innovative home “Command Center” that allows the daily administration of the home to be conducted from a central office that overlooks the lake. A grand covered deck supports four season outdoor enjoyment with its own fireplace, and flows seamlessly out to a large open patio for relaxation in the sun. A huge three-car garage offers plenty of space for all manner of vehicles, as well as affordance for a home shop, with easy access to the house’s mechanical room and mudroom access to the main hallway.
Upstairs, a sumptuous master suite occupies its own wing of the house, comprising a huge view bedroom with private deck, a spacious 5-piece master bath, walk-in closet and dressing room with dedicated washer and dryer, and private hallway access to an expansive office that looks out over Pine Lake. A media room with wet bar, wide hallway with a built-in work center, large storage closets and an exercise room join a second full bedroom suite and 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 convey cool modernity, 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. Metals in smoked chrome and matte black complement custom casework and built-ins crafted from subtle gradations of natural hardwood, while sleek forms 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 seamless open space to facilitate easy flow and communication between public areas. A dramatic two-story foyer leads down a short hall that opens into the massive GREAT ROOM that supports the primary living and dining areas of the house, as well as a spectacular 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 door opens an entire wall to the outdoor deck spaces for unimpeded passage between indoor and outdoor areas, while a freestanding media wall on the opposite end of the room supports audio and video equipment for entertainment.
The spacious DINING ROOM resides just off the kitchen, toward the front of the house, and can easily support large-scale entertaining. It features a wall of sliding doors that open out to the COVERED DECK for unmatched connection with nature that invites garden parties and family barbeques, alike.
The KITCHEN is a home chef’s dream come true, offering two islands that divide the space into prep and cooking areas, as well as a huge walk-in butler’s pantry and a temperature-controlled wine room. Both islands are configured with dining bars that allow for casual meals and easy interaction while cooking, each including a dedicated dishwasher. Cabinets are custom made from rift-sawn oak, with quartz and butcher block counters and artisanal glass tile backsplashes that create a timeless atmosphere of permanence and warmth. Appliances include a 48” Wolf commercial-grade gas range with matching hood, fully integrated 42” SubZero refrigeration with under counter wine cooling, twin dishwashers, a wall oven, warming drawer, steam oven and coffee center by Miele. Two sinks make prep and clean up a breeze, while the wine room and butler’s pantry make organizing and keeping track of vintages and family heirlooms a pleasurable and easy experience. A first-floor LAUNDRY ROOM completes this domestic center of the home.
The graciously scaled POWDER ROOM and coat closet sits directly across the central hallway from the wine and laundry rooms, affording great convenience and discretion for visitors, while an innovative and spacious command center functions as the home’s central OFFICE for day-to-day household management. It features three walls of custom cabinets and a large desk with full network integration for computers, printers and other electronic management systems. Finally, as befits a home that is devoted to the enjoyment of lakeside living, a MUDROOM next to the garage allows for easy access from the outdoors to a beach bath for post-swim clean up and the support of outdoor recreation.
+ SECOND LEVEL
Two custom-fabricated staircases lead to the second level of the house, allowing for great separation between formal and more casual areas. The opulent MASTER SUITE occupies an entire wing of the home, with a private deck, gas fireplace, view sitting area and breakfast bar 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 with its own washer and dryer. The bath features a full wall of vanity space with two sinks, a deep, two-person 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. Across a private hall from the bath, a spacious dedicated OFFICE with walls of custom casework for work, storage and display overlooks the lake, providing a private and delightful work space for the most dedicated professional.
The wide main hallway continues along the width of the house, providing direct access to an upstairs LAUNDRY ROOM, numerous additional linen closets, the staircase landings, a built-in homework center and three additional bedrooms that surround a huge media and rec room. At the top of the primary staircase, resides a full GUEST SUITE with walk-in closet and ensuite bath, while an open plan media area with a wet bar occupies the space next door. 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. A home FITNESS ROOM sits just across the hall. 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 at the terminus of a private inlet on Pine Lake with magnificent private beach access for a healthy and engaged outdoor lifestyle. 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 the ultimate expression of contemporary Northwest living for those who seek room to play amidst incredible natural beauty, surrounded by enveloping luxury and the amenities of the booming Puget Sound region.