Old World European style mingles with contemporary amenities to make this 15-acre waterfront property in secluded Blaine, Wash. an exceptionally rare find. Dramatic views of Upper Puget Sound off the Canadian border are served up from nearly 12,000 square feet of luxury living space in this unique and enchanting estate on Birch Point. A picturesque sanctuary on uncommon acreage calling you to enjoy the serene beach life.
Enter through the beautiful iron gate and drive onto the scale-designed motor court surrounded by exquisitely landscaped meadowlands. The classic stone exterior delights with its copper roof accents and turrets adorned with the tile roof. As soon as one enters the home's
custom, double front doors one is treated to breathtaking views of the sparkling bay through the formal living room with two-story soaring ceilings, accented by a dramatic chandelier and distinctive fireplace mantle. Adjacent sits a family room with wood burning fireplace and French door access to the back patio.
A well-appointed, eat-in kitchen is any chef's dream with double hidden appliances behind Wenge custom cabinetry with expansive space for preparations. The breakfast nook includes additional built-in cabinetries with access to the outdoor kitchen and Gazebo fireplace sitting area. A pass-through service window serves a formal dining room with cottage style windows and views the motor court.
On the opposite side of the grand entry, you will find a private executive office, including a boardroom perfect for important meetings made more noteworthy under the wood beamed ceilings. Custom cabinetry surrounds a fireplace illuminated by tall windows that capture the water views. The office opens to an expansive, covered patio with bay views, while an elevator next to the office accesses all three floors of the home. An elegant flex room and half bath overlook the motor court, and offers built-in cabinetry, a window seat for relaxed reading and a walk-in closet making it readily available as a main floor bedroom.
The entire estate is comprehensively outfitted for business, entertainment, and wellness.
The lower-level offers a state-of-the-art home theatre with seating for up to 12 and a Club Room complete with billiards table, five-seat bar, and memorabilia showcase. The black walnut carved statues at the entrance of the Club Room were procured from the RMS Olympic, a transatlantic ocean liner build in 1908 and sister ship to the Titanic and Britannic. The hand carved fireplace mantle depicts historic images of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith.
The lower-level wellness area includes a ¾ bathroom and a cedar lined dry sauna to soothe sore muscles after working out in the fully appointed gym, along with a 1,000-bottle capacity wine cellar perfect for impromptu tastings, as well as a custom safe room.
The luxurious owners' retreat on the second floor is ideal for unwinding at the end of the day with exquisite French doors opening to a view balcony and fireplace. Ensuite tenders a fireplace, double vanity, steam shower, jetted tub, and makeup counter, as well as a private water closet. The generous walk-in closet has extravagant storage space, as well as a washer and dryer. The second master suite showcases an Italian Carrara marble fireplace, a private balcony with French doors, an ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet. Comfortable secondary rooms all have private balconies, ensuites and walk in closets.
The grand patio is perfect for displaying your favorite outdoor furniture and flowers with six access points to the home. A lighted staircase leading to the beach located across from an expansive front yard with a pond feature and gardens. The sixty-zone irrigation system maintains the landscaping treasures and the brand-new Elan Smart Home system keeps everything up and running via an app on your smartphone.
One Bedroom Caretakers Suite offers a separate entrance and utility meters.
This rare, private location of 15 gated acres is close to the Canadian border, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Marina, the village of Birch Bay and the Bellingham International Airport.
The Birch Point Property is listed by CBBs Bethnie Morrison for $6.5 million. For more information visit Bethnie's website: