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Distinctive Destinations: Living in Seattle

This month, we partnered with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) in Seattle, Washington for Distinctive Destinations, a series that highlights a selection of properties from our global affiliate partners around the Sotheby’s International Realty® network. The team at RSIR shared a collection of luxurious homes that span the heart of downtown Seattle to its lush suburban neighborhoods.

Port Townsend, WA   |   Represented by Katherine Hansen

A modern nautical retreat located in highly sought-after North Beach. This Pacific Northwest modern farmhouse style property is a true gem. The house was completely renovated and stylized to perfection! Open flow main living area provide spaces to relax, entertain and enjoy indoors and outdoors. 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths including a master en suite. Other features include a kitchen with marble countertops and island, fireplace and wood stove, expansive wraparound deck, lower level game room, gardens, and firepit, all just steps from the beach and trails.

Seaview, WA   |   Represented by Susan Gebhardt

Remarkable restoration of a 1927 Seaview home keeps its pristine design updated to the 21st century. It’s on a lovely rise and surrounded by a hand-hewn terraced stone wall. Unique passive solar sun-room vestibule entry leads you through French doors into a large gathering space with original floors and huge windows viewing an artistic specimen garden designed by a renowned Northwest Horticulturalist. Charming sun-room coddles southwestern corner. Large bedroom suite on main. Amazing flex space/workroom behind garage.

Seattle, WA   |   Represented by Laura Halliday

This handsome Northwest Contemporary styled townhome offers beautifully appointed interiors and finishes, an open-concept floorplan, 2 decks, a large master suite, 2 additional bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Laundry, plenty of great storage and an attached 1-car garage complete. Located in desirable West Seattle…just a ten-minute commute to downtown and close to shopping, dining, and parks.

Seattle, WA   |   Represented by Moira Holley

City Living at its best! Extremely large 1 bedroom, 2 bathroom + den of nearly 800 square feet with stainless steel appliances, brand new hardwood floors, and a newly installed washer and dryer. Conveniently located at the convergence of Belltown and lower Queen Anne in the shadow of the Space Needle. Spectacular rooftop view deck for entertaining and relaxing. Low dues, no rental cap, gym, parking and storage included in this pet friendly building steps from the Seattle Sculpture Park and waterfront walking paths.

Seattle, WA   |   Represented by Carrie DeBuys & Sarah Suhadolnik

Endless features in this vibrant 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit: a desirable floor plan, perfect Ballard location, en suite master with a walk-in closet, generous kitchen, and private second bedroom with room for a king. The west-facing placement offers daylight with a balcony to enjoy it. Two parking spaces, new carpet, paint and blinds. The sought-after Ballard Place is a well-managed building with low HOAs, no rental cap and is pet-friendly. Live the lifestyle you imagine and deserve!

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Costa Rica Real Estate

Costa Rica’s pristine beaches, beautiful nature and thriving local economy have driven many people to call Costa Rica their second home. The country has thrived in recent years and owning a home in Costa Rica is an affordable luxury. More than 20,000 U.S. expatriates already live in Costa Rica. The wide range of scenic landscapes and microclimates make Costa Rica a dream for people looking for a vacation home. Covering 51,000 scenic square kilometers, Costa Rica is a safe place to call home. There is a low incidence of violent crime. Outside the capital city thereisn’t much crime of any kind. It is a country with amazing people, a high standard of living, and an exciting blend of local and foreign cultures.