Casco Bay Island Compound
Medieval Castle in the Midwest
Gaudy Gilded-Age Mansion
Location: Seattle, Washington
Seattle might be more commonly associated with flannel-clad grunge rockers than bow-tied blue bloods, but if this estate in the Capitol Hill neighborhood is anything to go on, there's a more straight-laced side to the city. Built in 1912 to a design by architect Carl Gould, the five-bedroom, 8.5-bath mansion boasts seven fireplaces, two offices, an elevator, a terraced lawn, stone patio, and dazzling water views. The $11,200,000 estate measures 12,000 square feet and has fantastically detailed interiors that somehow manage to be understated, at least considering the high price tag.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.