Award-Winning Elwha River Retreat

Property Profile

  • Approx. 3800 sq ft
  • 3.32 level acres with expansive views of the Elwha River valley, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Olympic Mountains
  • 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths
  • 3 fireplaces
  • Radiant floor heat
  • Separate 16’ x 22’ Studio/gym building
  • 10’ x 17’ Greenhouse
  • Endless lap pool under covered pavilion
  • 2 car garage with extra storage and adjoining workshop
  • Community Water
  • Newer 3 bedroom Septic system
  • Built in 1978, extensively restored, remodeled and expanded 2008-2016
  • 2016 Property Taxes: $3691.13

Special Features

  • American Institute of Architecture Award winning design by Norman Sandler Architects of Seattle
  • Unique Post & Beam construction with structural posts of salvaged logs, hand selected from Pysht beach and spans of solid VG fir beams throughout the home
  • Floor to ceiling windows and glass doors throughout to allow living intimately surrounded by the natural beauty, light and awe inspiring views
  • Radiant floor heat in aggregate concrete floors and under plush wool carpeting throughout main floor
  • Two-story ceilings with massive natural stone fireplace in main living area
  • Step-down open great room features French doors to the outdoors, reading area with built-in bookshelves and entertaining sized dining area
  • Dynamic and interesting architectural views through interior spaces, exceptional lighting and well thought out locations for displaying art throughout the home
  • Remodeled kitchen with newer appliances, old growth vertical grain Douglas Fir cabinetry, Corian counters, dedicated baking station, under counter stainless steel sink, two walk-in pantries, and adjoining family room with built-in desk area
  • Spacious laundry room and large ‘gear room’ with nearby outdoor shower provide an ideal transitional area for active lifestyles, the ample storage spaces throughout are an added bonus
  • Private powder room with original tile countertops and art glass window
  • Intimate and inviting Den with wood burning fireplace, built-in bookcases, wool carpeting
  • Two main floor bedrooms with open beamed ceilings, each with sliders to the outdoors, offer wonderful river, mountains views, and garden views, large closets, wool carpeting
  • Main floor bath with spectacular view of the Elwha River from glass door to exterior, twin sinks, tiled shower/tub, roomy changing area, built-in bench and linen closet
  • Dramatic open staircase to upper level master suite with newer hardwood treds, expansive light and views through clerestory windows,  sitting area on landing vestibule to master suite
  • Extraordinary second story master bedroom  with commanding view of the Elwha River and Straight of Juan de Fuca, open beamed ceiling, private deck, wood burning fireplace, wool carpet
  • Luxurious spa-like master bath with fabulous view from soaking tub, generously proportioned steam shower with dual showers, twin sinks flanking view window, heated tile floors, large dressing room/walk-in closet and glass door to private deck with surround sound speakers
  • Separate 16’ x 22’ studio/gym structure adjacent to home with solid post & beam construction, floor to ceiling windows, two sets of glass doors and impressive view over the Elwha Valley
  • Beautiful 10’ x 17’ working greenhouse with ridge skylight and roof line to match home.  Water, heat & ventilation for optimal growing conditions.  Ideally located next to raised garden beds, firepitand bench with integrated glass wind screen
  • Flagstone walkways  lead to an entertaining sized patio across the view side of home with hot tub deck, multiple seating areas, glass wind screens, outdoor lighting
  • Continuous lap pool under 13’ x 20’ covered pavilion in style to match the home, nearby outdoor shower
  • Two car garage with adjoining shop and copious amounts of storage, it is wonderfully understated.  The garage door blends into the structure with custom continuous siding.  A covered breezeway with privacy louvers allows easy passage into the home.
  • Extensive 3.32 acre grounds with fruit trees, berries, organic garden beds, herb garden, large expanses of lawn with ornamental borders, cedar & Douglas fir, mature Madrona trees
  • Completely private while not being isolated, the home is located in the small private Elwha Place community with private road, Class A community water system, shared ownership of riverfront property below home
  • Located minutes from nearby beach at the mouth of the Elwha River.  A favorite destination for surfers, beach combers, kayakers, and bird watchers.

Additional Information

  • Majority of windows and glass doors  have been replaced
  • Newer septic system
  • Zoned radiant floor heating with newer electrical panels
  • Separate propane fired heating system for lap pool and outdoor shower
  • Newer water meter, valves & back-flow preventer
  • Newer chimney inserts with spark preventers
  • Engineer study of house & logs available upon request
  • Upgraded drainage throughout property and re-graded driveway
  • List of additional improvements available upon request

Neighborhood Amenities

  • Joint ownership in the community common area on the Elwha River
  • 1.5 miles to popular surfing beach at end Elwha Dike Road
  • 8.4 miles from William Fairchild International Airport
  • 8.4 miles to downtown Port Angeles on the Olympic Discovery Bicycle trail
  • 2 miles to the trailhead the Olympic Adventure trail, 50+  miles of wilderness trails

494 Hunt Road, Port Angeles WA 98363
Offered at 1,330,000

3,393 SF  |  3 BEDS  |  2.5 BATHS  |  3.32 ACRES