Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

northeast corner

Looking up at the terrace and the roof floating above the great room clearstory windows.

 

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

entry

The entry door to the home is reached by traversing a simple bridge from the street.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

entry bridge

The bridge to the red entry door spans the gap from the street level garage to reach the upper level of the home.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

kitchen

The anigre kitchen cabinets compliment the grey stone countertops, gray subway tiles, and the stainless steel appliances creating an elegant kitchen.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

kitchen island

The U-shaped kitchen located in it's own alcove below the clearstory windows is separated from the great room by the kitchen island.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

living

The living and dining areas open to the terrace with views of Lake Washington, the Cascades, and Mount Rainier.  The kitchen is tucked under the lower roof in its own alcove along side the great room.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

doors to terrace

The door opening leads your eye to the terrace and the expansive view of Lake Washington.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

dining

The openness of the great room is complimented by the windows and clearstories that let in abundant natural daylight creating a pleasant place to be.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

dining & kitchen

The view across the terrace from the dining and kitchen creates an inspired place to prepare and enjoy a delectable feast for palate and eyes.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

looking across stairs

The stairs create a natural separation between the entry area and the living dining areas while allowing one to take in the full expanse of the great room and the views beyond.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

clearstory windows below cathedral ceiling

The pyramidal cathedral ceiling is supported by laminated wood beams resting on 4 steel pipe columns at the corners of the great room.  The beams define the shape of the ceiling while framing the clearstory windows creating a room filled with natural light.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

looking toward entry

The ceiling pyramid floats above the clearstory windows and the great room.  The round steel corner posts define the room and let the natural daylight in under the canopy that shelters the room.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

fireplace

The fireplace tucks under the clearstory window shelf creating a cozy corner in the great room.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

patio

The two Adirondack chairs beckon one to take a break and enjoy a tranquil moment on the patio.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

stair

Sunlight dances on the stair that descend to the lower levels of the home.

Lake Washington Aerie

Lake Washington Aerie

view from terrace

The view of Lake Washington from the terrace is framed by the trees.