4558 110th Ave NE, Kirkland WA
HOME SPECIFICATIONS Bedrooms: 3+ Den
Home Sq Ft: 1,980
Bathrooms: 2 Fireplaces: 2 2012 Taxes: $4,831
Lot Acreage: 16,875 Year Built: 1956 Generous Parking
At the crown of a hill…answering the call for an updated mid-century… leaded glass and Bay Windows with benches; ribbed glass for a modern jaunty look. Metal fireplaces up and down. Pop-out kitchen window an instant view solarium; counters installed by Granite Transformation to an exact replica… remarkable. Gleam of hardwood floors. Bath basin with painted roses. Tremendous red stained deck wraps the home at main and fully finished garden level. Bonus points for water and city views; motor court. Epilogue: The pictures tell the story...lots of chapters...a happy ending. Filled with light and delightful views... special sunsets. The 1st floor study with private bath was previously the master bedroom; of course, by reversing the furniture in the existing master (next room) the uses of the two rooms can be switched. PVC roof is 7years old and has a 15 year warranty.
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FACES AND PLACES
the faces and places of Kirkland By:
KIRKLAND, WASHINGTON The City of Kirkland is an attractive, vibrant and inviting place to live, work and visit. Our lakefront community, with its long shoreline, provides views and access to the lake and is a destination place for residents and visitors. Throughout Kirkland there is a small town feel, a sense of history, and a strong appreciation for quality of life, showcasing numerous and diverse parks, festivals, open markets and community events. Kirkland has a dozen healthy, active neighborhood associations and is dedicated to providing quality services to its residents. Retrieved from: www.ci.kirkland.wa.us/Community.htm
CARILLON POINT Only a very few places in the world have the combination of elements that make Carillon Point so special. Carillon Pointâ€™s character is recognized in its claim for some of the areaâ€™s finest office space and restaurants in addition to a four-star hotel, full service day spa and first-class marina facilities - all situated on the beautiful shores of Lake Washington in Kirkland, Washington. The pace and balance of how we work and play were carefully considered in the design of Carillon Point. A shoreline trail, manicured gardens and sculptural art will help you recapture your thoughts and jog your creative juices. Balance is evident in all the details throughout Carillon Point. Retrieved from: www.carillon-point.com
- The Marina
Carillon Point’s Marina (Latitude 47.65676 North, Longitude 122.20649 West) provides so many conveniences, you may even forget to leave the dock. Situated on Kirkland’s beautiful waterfront, the marina offers unsurpassed views of Lake Washington, the Olympic mountains, and Seattle’s skyline. The marina is a focal point of Carillon Point’s many attractions. Neighboring amenities include some of the area’s most popular fine and casual restaurants, coffee bars, a destination four-star hotel, boutique shopping, and even a relaxing spa and salon. As a tenant of Carillon Point’s marina, you receive many great benefits. Consider the easy parking privileges, a 24hour secured dock, on-site crew, power, telephone and cable hookups, showers, and a seasonal pump station. The Carillon Bells mark the Central Plaza of Carillon Point (see picture to the left). This impressive focal point is frequently used for public gatherings including the Kirkland Triathalon and Outdoor Movie Nights. The Plaza is encompassed by a promenade and Carillon Point’s exciting dining and retail choices Retrieved from: www.carillon-point.com
HISTORY OF KIRKLAND, WA Back in 1886, Peter Kirk, an enterprising businessman, auctioned off his property and manor in England and headed to America to make a fortune. He found his way to the Pacific Northwest. Like many entrepreneurs in his time, Kirk had big dreams, particularly for the land east of Seattle by the waters of Lake Washington. He thought it was the perfect place to build a steel town to support a mill. Kirk and his business partners built Moss Bay Iron and Steel Works with high hopes of creating the “Pittsburgh of the West.” The steel mill was completed in late 1892, but went under during the Panic of ‘93, the financial crisis that swept the nation in the spring. That economic downturn stopped the steel mill in its tracks. The mill closed without producing any steel. Kirk never did see his dreams come alive; he eventually retired and moved north to the San Juan Islands. But the little city survived the bumpy economy. Instead of steel, Kirkland rebounded by relying on wool milling and ship building. The first wool mill in the State of Washington was established in Kirkland in 1892, producing wool products for Alaska Gold Rush prospectors and for the U.S. military during World War I. Kirkland’s ship building industry began on the Lake Washington waterfront with the construction of ferries. By 1940, Kirkland’s Lake Washington Shipyard was building warships for the U.S. Navy; more than 25 were built during World War II on what is now Carillon Point. The location is now home to a luxury hotel and some of the most creative high-tech companies in the region. Kirkland became the first city on the Eastside in 1888 and eventually became incorporated in 1905. In the early 1900s, Kirkland was the transportation center of the Eastside with ferries transporting commuters and goods. The ferries ran continuously from Marina Park’s city dock to Seattle 18 hours a day. The opening of the Lake Washington Floating Bridge in 1940 signaled the end of the lake ferries. Today, Kirkland is a community of 49,010 people with the region’s only downtown on the waterfront. Retrieved from: http://www.explorekirkland.com/About/History.htm
Kirkland has something for everyone. Beaches, parks, marinas, trails shared by people and trottersâ€Śshopping is a haven of: art works, eclectic clothing, kitchen shops, bistros for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Condominiums of all spectrums from price to style; communities that have good looking homes in a planned development on tidy manicured lots, neighborhoods that cater to people with a love of horses on suburban acre sites or larger; and areas that are coveted for their sense of encouraging camaraderie yet with a sense of keeping ones privacy intact. There are so many names: West of Market and East of Market; Rose Hill, Carillon Point and downtown Kirkland. Finn Hill, Houghton, Holmes Point and Juanita. Kingsgate, Bridle Trails, Pikes Peakâ€Śtoo many to list, each with a personal flavor. The diversity of Kirkland is appealingâ€Śanother prime attraction is its proximity to 405 and then off to work, play or school. Highly touted educational system draws families; the multiplicity of housing is a magnet for many. Come home to Kirkland.
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Published on Feb 2, 2012