Lake View Modern

Imagine yourself coming home to unwind in this upscale modern home with sweeping views of Lake Washington. The design maximizes natural light with water views from every level using floor to ceiling windows that create a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces and truly showcases the finest elements of modern architecture.

Tucked away in the island community of Mercer Island just minutes from Seattle, the bold horizontal and vertical features of this Barcelo built home is the first thing you’ll notice. Open the front door and be greeted with the immediate panorama of Lake Washington.

Clean crisp lines of white lacquered cabinetry and dark wood floors invite you into the spacious epicurean kitchen that features a Subzero refrigerator, a 6 burner Wolf gas range, and double Miele ovens. Enjoy casual meals at the extra-long seated island or entertain your guests in the open dining room with marvelous lakeviews. Sliding glass doors lead to a covered deck and make it the perfect spot to enjoy an apéritif.

Artfully showcased on the main floor is a sleek and linear steel, wood and cable stairway that leads to both the upper and lower floors. All floors are fully wired for sound with speaker controls in every room.

A family room perfect for lounging is located on the upper floor and is the hub for the bedrooms. The light filled airy master bedroom has its own private scenic balcony for viewing the first rays of morning sun on the lake. The adjoining master bath has a glassed double walk in shower and a soaking tub privately situated for taking in the vista. What’s more? A generously sized organized walk in closet with a skylight.

Another bedroom with a walk-in closet has an ensuite bathroom and private balcony, while the other two upstairs bedroom share a full bath. Laundry is a breeze with a utility/storage room conveniently located on the same floor.

This incredibly well-designed smart home has built in iPad controls on all levels for easy control of your music, temperature and security system from anywhere with just a touch. Think of returning from vacation and remotely adjusting temperatures and turning on lights for a warm and welcome homecoming with your Nest controller.

The lower floor rec room has radiant floor heating, a gas fireplace, a wet bar with an undercounter wine fridge and a low humidity wine cellar that will store your very best collections. Throw open the sliding glass doors to a large concrete patio and entertain both indoors and out. Accommodate overnight guests in the guest suite with a full bath and its own access to a lakeview patio and the backyard. With a storage/utility room plumbed for laundry and the wet bar, this space can become stunning mother-in-law / nanny / au-pair quarters. The home also offers a 3 car heated garage and a terraced, fully fenced private backyard.

Let yourself be inspired by spectacular views from every floor and invigorated by the sleek contemporary design of this chic living space. Come home to a truly remarkable home that combines the energy of modern architecture at its best with the calming serenity of lake living, all within minutes of a metropolitan city.

6822 96th Avenue SE
Mercer Island, WA98040

SOLD at $2,250,000
5 Bedrooms
4 Full Baths
1 Half Bath
3,750 Square Feet



  • Built in 2015

  • 3,750 sq. home

  • 8,511 sq.ft. lot

  • 5 bedrooms, 4 baths

  • Sweeping lake views

  • Access to decks and view on every level

  • Smart home system

  • “Green” builder

  • Radiant floors in bathrooms and lower level

  • Air conditioning

  • Low humidity wine cellar

  • Trex deck

  • Fully fenced yard

  • Heated 3-car garage

  • Built in security camera