Beauty of Alaska awaits in this luxury home where the lines between inside and outside are blurred by architecture. Refresh your spirit by enjoying Sitka's great outdoors and feeling what nature has to offer. Whether it is listening to the breeze flow through the Spruce, Hemlock, and Cedar forest or hearing the creek bubble all the way to where the ocean laps the rocks, you will find tranquility.Just 4 miles outside of town, this home truly lets you experience Sitka, Alaska. With forested Whale Park as your southern neighbor, you have plenty of space and privacy to yourself. Panoramic views of iconic Mt. Edgecumbe and the ocean await at every window in this architecturally unique home. There is no shortage of wildlife viewing with whales and sea lions in the ocean water, deer on the beach, tide pools filled with mussels and star fish, and an array of eagles perched in the trees. Being able to experience Sitka is relatively simple with Sawmill Creek Road running from town past the house to the salmon hatchery further down the road. There is also a bike path from the house all the way to town. The surrounding area is full of cultural experiences including Sitka Historical National Park/Totem Park. Totem Park is a 112-acre park with guided tours & a coastal walk featuring 20+ carved wooden totem poles. As you approach the house from Sawmill Creek Road, you are met by a beautiful custom stainless steel entry gate. As you go down the winding driveway, you pass the 3 car garage on the left (extra large 2 car plus "kayak" garage which easily accommodates six kayaks and bicycles). This garage is fully heated and set up for outdoor enthusiasts. Next, you will pass a fountain bubbling from granite columns rising from the pond of stainless steel salmon. On the right is a natural creek, creating a sense of tranquility. As you approach the front door, you can see tall totem poles by local Tlingit master carver Tommy Joseph adorning the home. Exterior features of this home include: -Stairs to the ocean with huckleberry plants along the way. -10 person hot tub situated on the deck overlooking the ocean. -Metal roof with covered gutters. -2 35' totem poles hand crafted by master carver Tommy Joseph. -Exterior stair lighting from the house to garage & from the hot tub to the ocean. -Boat access is a mile down the road or in town at Jamestown Bay. As you step through the front door onto the heated slate floor you view a spiral staircase with a commissioned 3 story metal sculptured water fountain, vaulted hemlock ceilings, & a custom totem pole. This home features 7 spacious bedrooms each with a private bathroom & views of the surrounding area. 6 of the 7 bedrooms have doors leading outside to the deck. Interior features of this home include: ENTRY FLOOR: -The kitchen has a 4-5 person bar, new Wolf cooktop, 2 SubZero fridge/freezers, solid surface countertops, & maple custom cabinetry. -Large open shelf pantry with dumbwaiter. -Family room has builtins with solid surface countertops and travertine tile floors. Sliding door to deck. -Hardwired audio throughout the house, keypads in various rooms to control music. -Separate mud room entrance equipped with utility sink, laundry, and laundry shoot. -Office features 2 skylights and extensive built in bookshelves. -Half Bath near entry. -Formal dining room with 100% wool carpet, and coffered ceiling. -Living room has a large fireplace framed by cedar cut down from the property, & rocks from Halibut Cove quarry. Floor is solid oak. Sliding doors to the deck. -Bedroom with separate fireplace, full walk-in closet. -1 totem pole crafted by master carver Tommy Joseph. SECOND FLOOR: -Master has 100% wool carpet, hemlock ceiling, his/hers closet extra large closets and an additional walk in closet. Large panoramic windows of the surrounding area. -Master bath has double vanities, multi-spray double shower, and a built in mini fridge -Additional bedroom with full bath. BASEMENT/LOWER LEVEL: -Partial kitchen with access to dumbwaiter. -4 bedrooms all with private bathrooms, deck entrances and amazing views. -3 to 4 person Sauna -Wine cellar -Extra storage Additional photos available upon request.
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- MLS® # 20-3792
- Price $1,750,000
- Bedrooms 7
- Bathrooms 7.50
- Square Footage 5,494
- Acres 1.07
- Year Built 1994
- Type Residential
- Sub-Type B & B Potential, Single Family Res
- Style Two-Story Tradtnl, Two-Story W/Bsmnt
- Status Active
- # of Garages 3
- Annual Tax Amount $9,894
- Tax Year 2019
- Features Cable TV, Deck/Patio, Fire Service Area, Garage Door Opener, Hot Tub, Landscaping, Lot-Bluff, Motion Lighting, Parkside, Paved Driveway, Private Yard, Road Service Area, SBOS Reqd-See Rmrks, Storage Space/Unit, Trailside, View, Waterfront
- Garages Detached, Heated
- View Bay, Mountains, Ocean, Unobstructed
- Is Waterfront Yes
- Waterfront Bay, Ocean, Creek
- Interior Features Air Exchanger, Basement, Central Vac, CO Detector(s), Den &/Or Office, Dishwasher, Disposal, Electric, Electric Cooktop, Family Room, Fireplace, Jetted Tub, Microwave (B/I), Pantry, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Sauna, SBOS Reqd-See Rmks, Security System, Smoke Detector(s), Soaking Tub, Solid Surface Counter, Telephone, Vaulted Ceiling, Washer &/Or Dryer, Washr&/Or Dryer Hkup, Window Coverings, Wine/Beverage Cooler, Wired Audio, Wood Stove
- Heating In-Floor Heat, Radiant
- Has Basement Yes
- Basement Finished
- Fireplace Yes
- Exterior Vinyl
- Roof Metal
- Construction Wood Frame, Wood Frame - 2x6
- Foundation Slab on Grade
- Date Listed March 21st, 2020
- Days on Market 60
- Zoning R1MH - Single Family, Duplex and Mobile
- HOA Fees 0.00
- Listing Office: RE/MAX Dynamic Properties
- $/SqFt $319
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