This home takes the concept of indoor outdoor living to a whole new level. Could you image anything better than relaxing in the comfort of your own home, next to one of the most unique fireplaces ever created, with unparalleled water front views? A truly incredible home. Mercer Island, WA Coldwell Banker BAIN $5,695,000
Gasworks park. It's one of the strangest and most unique parks you'll ever see, and has been in numerous movies including 10 Things I Hate About You. The most noticeable thing is the structures left from the old gasification plant that was there, some of which have been painted and turned into a play area. It also has a great hill for flying kites and some amazing views...a great spot for a picnic!
1905 photo of a houseboat on Lake Washington Great floating homes history from From MOHAI: "Houseboats have been popular in various parts of Seattle for many years. Plain and fancy summer houseboats showed up on Lake Washington soon after the opening of the Yesler cable car line in 1888. Both upper class and working class people lived in houseboats on Lake Union. There were speakeasy houseboats during Prohibition and working class houseboat dwellings on the Duwamish during the…
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A Travel Guide to Seattle .... police patrol for life vests: Where's hers? .... "Any time someone visits from out of town, I try to take them kayaking... it’s definitely possible in the winter, too—if you’re willing to bundle up, of course. One of my favorite spots to kayak is on Lake Union. You’ll have fun rowing past charming floating homes, dodging sailboats, and watching sea planes land and take off—plus, you’ll get a great view of the Seattle skyline"
How to Build a Rain Barrel - This DIY rain barrel costs less than $100 and works just as well as the expensive one you can buy. Get complete how-to instructions and start saving water with the next rainfall.