Renaissance-Industrial Modern in Preston

I know. You have to go way out of Seattle to check out this Preston work-in-progress, but there’s so much potential for this 4,000+ sf home which blends industrial features with modern+eco-friendly design, and flavors it with a bit of Renaissance style.

Sprinkle a little royal wedding fairy dust on it (I’ll be mainlining the stuff all week), and I can almost make the case that a certain soon-to-be-wed British Royal couple should consider making this home their Pacific Northwest hide-away (not that they’ve every been to Seattle or have any plans to make it their home, mind you).

It starts with a more out of the way location – secluded, if you will – in the Mitchell Hill neighborhood of Preston, WA.
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Add a couple of life-size gargoyles to overlook the copper flat siding that surrounds this structure and you’ve got instant Renaissance-industrial castle.
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The modern layout includes an open kitchen that leads into an even more open living room under a raised ceiling that is held up by what appears to be unfinished timber.
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Plus, what better way to make an entrance, than down this industrial staircase into the open living area lit by an impressive candelabra chandelier?
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Or, take the stairs up to the 4-tier green roof on the third level – one of several eco-friendly features designed by Seattle architect, Paul Thiennes.

The perfect abode for a young, modern (possibly royal) couple to finish and make their own? Could be…

This Preston 3-bedroom, 2.75 bath home is located at 31135 SE 60th St and is currently listed for $450K.

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