2514 85th Drive Northeast, Lake Stevens

  • Friday, September 19, 2008 3:10pm

The featured new home is a detached condominium with three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a two-car garage.

The home is located in the gated neighborhood of The Pointe at Crosswater, near Lake Stevens. In this gated community are five parks, two miles of walking trails, a putting green and a picnic area, all surrounded by wetlands.

The featured model home is not for sale, but one with the same floor plan can be built on another site, at a price ranging from $275,990 to $282,990.

Two additional floor plans are available, with square footage that ranges from 1,247 to 1,674 and prices from $249,990 to $282,990.

The home, which was built by Polygon Northwest Company, also has a natural gas furnace, low E dual-pane windows, a quick-recovery 50-gallon gas water heater and a programmable thermostat.

Attributes include Brazilian cherry flooring, paneled cabinets with crown molding and brushed nickel knobs, slab granite countertops, a stainless steel appliance package, ceramic tile countertops and flooring, a natural gas fireplace and vaulted ceilings.

Entrance is made into a great room that combines formal living and dining areas.

Also on the main floor are a kitchen and informal nook eating area, a powder room, a utility room and the master suite.

A switchback staircase ascends upstairs to a versatile living space that could be utilized as a library, hobby room or home office. Also upstairs are two additional bedrooms and a full bath.

The great room’s focal point is the natural gas fireplace that has a slate hearth and a wood mantel. It’s trimmed with a cultured stone border. A built-in cabinet is on the left of the fireplace.

Also in the great room is a storefront door opening to the expansive, aggregate patio and the back yard.

Master suite features include a vaulted ceiling, a decorator shelf, a wall covering, a walk-in wardrobe closet and an elegant bathroom. Bathroom highlights include a ceramic tile floor, a double vanity topped with a granite tile top, an elongate mirror, an oval soaker tub and a freestanding shower.

Upstairs, an open area can be used in numerous ways. A long countertop, equipped with Category V wiring, could easily accommodate a computer or sewing machine.

Two generously proportioned bedrooms that face the street have standard closets behind paneled sliding doors. One room is decorated with two-tone paint and the other has wall covering on one wall. Both include phone/cable jacks and frosted/fluted light fixtures.

The full bath has a single vanity with a ceramic tile top and mosaic tile backsplash, complementary vinyl flooring, a full-length mirror and a walk-in shower.