The Villa At Issaquah Tiger Mountain Highlands

24282 SE 147th Place, Issaquah, Wa, 98027

  • Address:  24282 SE 147th Place, Issaquah, Wa, 98027
  • Price: 1,650,000
  • MLS Number: 951605
  • Bedrooms: 4-5
  • Bathrooms:  4.50
  • Square Feet: 4,860
  • Lot Size: 1.020 ac / 44,431 sf
  • Year Built: 2005

 

Property Overview

The Villa at Tiger Mountain Highlands is the epitome of gracious Northwest living. State-of-the-art modern luxury combines with classical European lines, rich materials & luxe finishes to create a timeless sense of grace & elegance. The home provides all the right spaces including a deluxe office, 4 bedrooms, media room plus exercise or bonus room. The landscaped acre features an outdoor living room, oversized patio, natural stone waterfall & pond plus full size recreation sport court.

Schools

  • Maple Hills Elementary
  • Maywood Middle
  • Issaquah High

FEATURES

Situated high above its Issaquah Highlands neighborhood capturing spectacular light and territorial views, this former Street of Dreams home is the epitome of gracious Northwest living with state-of-the-art modern luxury.

Issaquah Highlands, a peaceful and superbly laid out neighborhood, backs up to a mature forest and enjoys carefully configured sight lines ensuring privacy and a park-like setting.

A gracious drive circles around a two-tiered fountain and leads to a grand entry stair welcoming visitors to this stunning residence. A sense of timeless elegance and grace is conveyed by it’s Classical European elements and gorgeous native landscaping and materials.  The stately front façade is clad in red brick with a columned entry and covered patio with iron railings that leads around the house to the backyard.

FIRST FLOOR A pair of leaded glass doors opens into a dramatic foyer featuring intricate wainscoting and molding. This elegantly appointed entry guides flow throughout the main floor of the house and opens to a dedicated office and formal living and dining rooms.

The office is ideal as the home base for the busy professional as it offers a private entry via a pair of glass French doors opening onto the home’s side patio.  It is a calm enclave richly appointed in dark cherry custom cabinetry and matching wainscoting and trim.

Behind the office is a large family room that is flooded with light through a huge bay with five windows overlooking the side yard and beautifully integrated water feature with Koi pond. This room is centered by a gas fireplace set into a stone wall and features a box-beam recessed ceiling in cherry to match the surrounding casework and trim. It connects to the kitchen and casual dining area through an arched passageway with columns.

The gourmet kitchen is an entertainer’s delight, offering custom cabinets in dark cherry with under-cabinet lighting, hand-carved details, a convenient corner pantry and stunning exotic granite counters with a classic ogee edge. Counter space and storage abound in this elegantly wrought haven, with a curved dining bar and built-in desk for casual gatherings and household management. Travertine tile backsplashes are set off by delicate relief tiles.

KITCHEN DETAILS 

  • Custom cherry cabinets
  • Exotic granite counters and dining bar
  • Hand-carved and intricate details in all woodwork
  • Miele Incognito dishwasher
  • Ultra-low profile Miele double wall ovens
  • 36” five burner Miele gas cooktop
  • Built-in Bosch microwave
  • Travertine and relief tile backsplashes
  • SubZero 642 42” built-in refrigerator with matched panel doors
  • Recessed lighting
  • Under-cabinet lighting
  • Separate corner pantry room

A large powder room is located between the kitchen and dining room featuring a two level cherry vanity with granite counters and a hand-carved stone vessel sink that perfectly complements natural chiseled stone mosaic wainscoting.

Next to the powder room resides a convenient main-floor laundry room with Asko appliances, dark cherry upper and lower built-ins and granite counters with a stainless steel wash-out sink.

The formal dining room is situated under a recessed ceiling and features raised panel wainscoting extended from the living room. A pair of built-in china cabinets and serving bars with granite counters anchors the room while a three-sided gas fireplace separates it from the living room. Custom plaster wall finishes unite the two areas seamlessly.

The living room affords a classically formal receiving area for the house and is attached to the foyer by a columned and arched aperture for a sense of grace and effortless flow that pervades the entire first floor.

MAINFLOOR MASTER SUITE  An impressive aspects of this home is its provision of both main and second floor master suites of sublime comfort and tranquility.

The main floor suite is entered via a private hallway and affords a luxurious enclave of absolute privacy and comfort with a set of French doors opening to its own patio. The bedroom is generously scaled to accommodate virtually any style of décor.

Its associated ensuite bath is an opulent oasis of calm awash in large-format travertine and custom granite.  It includes a raised and jetted soaking tub, an oversized two-person shower, two vanities with lit, glass storage and a private lavatory room. A walk-in closet and dressing room is attached and offers custom built-ins that match the rest of the home’s cabinetry.

SECOND FLOOR   The first and second floors are dramatically connected by a meticulously crafted split central stair with custom wrought-iron and cherry railings that gracefully leads to both wings of the second level and is illuminated by a giant overhead skylight.

A central hallway connects each side of the house, and allows for a rare circular upstairs floor plan that incorporates the second level master suite with two additional bedrooms, two baths, a laundry room and a bonus room.

SECOND FLOOR MASTER SUITE  The second floor master suite comprises almost half of the floor and includes a grand bedroom with private balcony and subtly vaulted ceiling plus an ensuite bath and dressing room. It is accessed via a private set of doors and boasts a huge window bay overlooking the gardens beyond.  The suite also includes a slate-tiled balcony with a south-facing vista.

The ensuite bath is awash in limestone and granite with interwoven marble tile backsplashes. A pair of custom vanities surrounds a large, jetted corner soaking tub that overlooks the yard and surrounding forest, while a massive glass block shower offers multiple heads for relaxation and refreshment. A private lavatory room and linen closet are on either side of the large dressing room and walk-in closet that completes this private escape.

SECOND FLOOR Toward the front of the house, two generously proportioned bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath and overlook the home’s gracious front courtyard. They share a private hallway that leads to a large covered patio directly above the entry and which captures dramatic views of the surrounding countryside.

A large second level laundry room features top-of-the-line LG washer and dryer, as well as a wash sink built into upper and lower cherry cabinets, with large-format travertine tile floors.

Next to the laundry room, a third full bath is richly appointed in travertine and tumbled marble tile with granite counters and a combination tub and shower.

Finally, a large bonus room completes the second level of the home, and could easily be converted into an additional bedroom, home office or study.

RECREATION LEVEL  The lower level is a fully finished and conditioned space that is currently set up for recreation and fitness. High ceilings, large windows and tall doorways allow it to feel much the same as the upper floors with a high degree of light, finish work and luxurious materials.

A large home theater is the centerpiece of this level and includes a custom built-in bar for snacks and AV equipment, full wiring for surround sound and a recessed ceiling with integrated low-voltage lighting.

A three quarter bath serves this level, while a fitness room provides plenty of recessed lighting and large windows for natural light. This room opens to its own entry corridor for easy conversion into a private guest room or use as quarters for live-in help.

The giant three-car garage opens directly into the ground floor, and affords spacious parking for at least three vehicles as well as ample additional storage space. The garage is fully plaster finished and contains all HVAC and central vacuum equipment. Floor are polished and sealed concrete for easy maintenance and a finished appearance.

ARCHITECTURAL DETAIL The overall aesthetic of this singular residence is one of refined warmth and classical European luxury. High ceilings and extra-tall doorways convey a great sense of volume while oversized wood windows with transom details flood rooms with natural light and welcome the beauty of the surrounding landscape inside.

Surfaces include stunning polished cherry hardwood floors through most traffic areas with sumptuous carpet helping to define primary seating spaces. A combination of natural cherry and painted woodwork is used to artfully differentiate between formal and more casual rooms while opulent use is made of exotic natural stone in the kitchen and baths. Intricate moldings include fluted and raised panel details and a number of columns help to define rooms while allowing for the flow of an open floor plan.

The interior is unified by a rich palette of custom paint and Venetian plaster finishes that lend it a tactile sense of classicism while a series of patina-ted bronze light fixtures provide dramatic feature lighting. Recessed fixtures afford plenty of easily controlled ambient light and a whole-house audio system provides easily controlled sound through built-in speakers in every room.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS  One of the most attractive aspects of this home has to be its exquisite siting and landscaping. Surrounded by an evergreen forest, it includes a huge covered patio off the kitchen and family room with an outdoor gas fireplace and grilling area all protected by a graceful roof extension incorporating recessed lighting into its natural cedar ceiling. A waterfall in the side yard aerates a koi pond and provides wonderfully peaceful waterfall sounds for all to enjoy.

A polished concrete open patio is the perfect place for relaxing in the sun or outdoor dining and leads directly to a state-of-the-art sport court with resilient flooring, an adjustable net system and basketball hoop. Just above, lies a lush and verdant lawn that gently disappears into the trees and leads around to the front of the house. Native specimen plantings interact beautifully with the surrounding greenery to blend man-made structures with surrounding nature.

This is a meticulously constructed and masterfully designed house that combines classical European elegance and luxury with a quintessentially Northwest setting. Timeless artisan finishes infuse the residence with a sense of history and stature, while state-of-the-art systems and contemporary design ensure years of effortless living.

Situated within easy reach of Seattle and the Eastside tech corridor, this singular residence is an opulent retreat of beauty and natural splendor.