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The master bath, part of a main-floor retreat that includes a spacious bedroom, sitting room and fireplace, adheres to this traditional design theme and reflects the clients’ desire for a comfortable but elegant residence.
|"The clients became so inspired by the possibilities for their dream home that the custom really came out in the design. It was really fun to watch."
— Glenn Carter, Advanced Building Consultants
This custom residence in the heart of the scenic Snoqualmie Valley east of Seattle features a traditional style rather than the wood-and-stone architecture typical of the Northwest. Extraordinary attention to detail was paid on the millwork used throughout the home, from the trim accenting the sweeping exterior gables and circular rear veranda right through to the crown and window moldings, display niches and even the baseboard inside. The master bath, part of a main-floor retreat that includes a spacious bedroom, sitting room and fireplace, adheres to this traditional design theme and reflects the clients’ desire for a comfortable but elegant residence.
Style of Home | Dutch country
Location | North Bend, Wash.
Market Value | $1.2 million
Total Square Footage | 3,700
Builder/Designer | Advanced Building Consultants, Renton, Wash.
Architect | Gerry Slick Design Group, Tacoma, Wash.
Millwork Supplier | Designer Woodworks, Kirkland, Wash.
Custom Client | Affluent couple, no children
Major Products Used | Cabinetry: Canyon Creek, natural cherry finish | Countertops: Western Tile & Marble Contractors, granite | Flooring: DC Hardwood, red oak | Home Controls/Automation: Cascade Alarm & Signal Co. | HVAC: Trane | Lighting: Lamps Plus | Tub, Toilet, Sinks: Kohler | Shower Door: Agalite Estate Series | Plumbing Fixtures: Concinnity, satin nickel finish | Specialty Wood Trim: White River Hardwoods | Fiberglass Columns: Focal Point | Mirrors: custom by Designer Woodworks | Windows: Milgard
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