This elegant home is impressively sited on a large corner lot in Mt. Baker, one of Seattle’s earliest planned communities on a street named after Charles P. Dose, the developer.
An Arts and Crafts-Tudor Revival, designed by famous architect Ellsworth Storey, this home has impeccably preserved the original design and character while updating for modern conveniences.
From the elegant foyer an arch opens to the spacious living room with a south facing wall of tall leaded glass windows and east facing wall of windows separated by a mullioned glass door to the expansive Lake Washington view terrace.
There are newly refinished mahogany ribbon detailed quarter sawn oak floors throughout the first and second levels, plus high ceilings, wide baseboards, lovely woodwork, brass hardware, and historical paint colors used throughout the inside & outside. The brick surrounded wood burning fireplace has a wood mantel and recessed alcove to one side.
The east facing covered terrace has brick columns and low walls, aggregate concrete flooring, recessed lighting, and is open to the large patio, fenced for privacy from the street. The mature landscaping surrounding the property is a haven for birds.
A block or so away, the Dose Stairs lead down to the Mt. Baker swimming beach, Mt. Baker Park, and the Lake Washington Boulevard’s recreational corridor.
An arch opens from the living room to the dinner-party size dining room w/period frosted glass & brass chandelier and sconces. The entire east wall has magnificent leaded glass windows with a window seat to gaze out at the view of Lake Washington.
The north wall has an arched recess, perfect for your Stickley Arts & Crafts furniture. A swinging paneled door w/brass plate opens to the impressively remodeled kitchen.
The kitchen has a warm feeling with beautiful cherry Shaker style cabinets, soapstone counters, tile backsplash, two glass front cabinets on either side of 2 deep stainless sinks with leaded glass windows above overlooking the backyard, and a butcher block island w/stools and period brass & glass pendant light fixtures.
There is a stainless Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Viking 4 burner stainless gas range & hood, recessed area for stainless microwave, a stainless dishwasher, and an arched opening to the breakfast area alcove w/unique arched leaded glass windows overlooking yard.
An arch opens to the family room with two walls of leaded glass windows, a built-in bookcase, and a closet w/built-in chest of drawers.
The master suite has a wall of closets, lovely period fixture, and an arch to the sleeping area with a wall of south facing leaded glass windows overlooking the lovely landscaping and clear view of Mt. Rainier.
Tall French doors open to a huge deck with a brass railing on the surrounding wall, cement floor, and a wonderful view of Lake Washington, Cascades Mountains and Mt. Rainier.
The master bath has a tile floor, a vanity with two oval sinks, a wall of mirrors, a skylight, and a tiled shower with a seat & glass door.
The spacious northeast bedroom has two walls of leaded glass windows, a large closet w/built-ins, and a window.
The hall has a large linen closet, then leads to the bright middle bedroom with an arched entry, a wall of east facing leaded glass windows, and a large closet.
The main bathroom has a tiled wall bathtub and shower, and oval pedestal sink, a wall of built-in drawers and shelves, and a large privacy glass window.
From the hall, carpeted stairs ascend to the carpeted third floor. The spacious southeast facing bedroom has a view of Mt. Rainier.
North facing large bedroom with leaded glass windows overlooking the yard and garage.
The walls are all knotty pine, a new fir window gives egress, sliders open for storage, a wall of built-in benches run the length of the room, this room is perfect for everything!
The original Ellsworth Storey designed recreation room has a high counter bar the width of the room with tons of storage and a sink area.
The newly remodeled laundry room has a tile floor, a cabinet with a deep stainless sink w/quartz countertop, fir legal egress window w/window well, a sliding barn door to storage area, shelving, and electric panel.
Roomy wine cellar with a wonderful cork floor, lots of wine storage, and the visible seismic retrofitting. Additionally, there is a work shop, bike storage area, and furnace/water heater area.
The detached one car garage has a brick lower and stucco upper façade. The new garage door is painted an historical color. The driveway is aggregate with brick accents and provides two more off-street parking spaces. Large garden areas and lawn provide space between house and garage.
*Courtesy of Windermere Real Estate Midtown
3216 S Dose Terr
Seattle, WA 98144
Classically impressive Ellsworth Storey sited on prime corner surrounded by lovely landscaping and views of Lake Washington and Mt. Rainier. Impeccably updated and incredible detailing, mahogany inlaid oak floors, leaded glass windows & arches. Grand rooms that invite the outdoors in with walls of windows, covered terrace, remodeled kitchen, gracious dining room and den/library. Upper levels w/5 BRâs, incl view master suite w/deck. Easy commute anywhere, walkable to all amenities and recreation.
Listing Number: 1270632
- Community: Mt Baker
- View: Lake
- View: Mountain
- View: Territorial
- Cable TV
- Nat. Gas Available
- High Speed Internet
- Senior Exemption: No
- Bus Line Nearby: Yes
- Exterior: Stucco
- Roof: Composition
- Parking: Garage-Detached
- Year Built: 1916
- 2018 Taxes: $11289.00
- Lot Size: 0.15 acres
- Corner Lot
- Paved Street
Appliances That Stay
- Garbage Disposal
- Wet Bar
- Bath Off Master
- Dble Pane/Strm Windw
- Dining Room
- French Doors
- High Tech Cabling
- Security System
- Natural Gas
- Fireplaces: 1
- District: Seattle
- Elem: John Muir
- Middle: Wash Mid
- High: Franklin High
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