Honeymoon Bay Living
Fox Island, Pierce County, Washington
Unparalleled Location | Sophisticated Style
About the Home
The ultimate experience in a coastal rustic design for views and function. This completely updated home with attention to detail throughout is situated right on Honeymoon Bay. This rare 291' of waterfront with tideland rights delivers that fresh honeymoon escape daily.
The functionality and design intertwine with an open flow living room, kitchen, formal dining with outdoor living spaces. The Entertainers' dream kitchen is complete with a baker’s leathered bluestone top island and butler’s pantry. The heart of the home is the unique one-of-a-kind kitchen, a combination of both contemporary and traditional features, even a traditional farm-style sink. A contemporary style blue range gives homage to the blue of the home. There are 4-oven units, range with warming drawer, wall oven, and convection microwave. The stove hood is industrial strength, meaning meal preparation and entertaining will never be easier. Convenience features like the pot filler match the butler's pantry sink faucet, The butler’s pantry even includes a wine fridge. The hand-fabricated floating shelves, two in the kitchen and one in the butler’s pantry were customized and made locally. They chose to give the blend of natural earth tones.
The open flow living gives room to roam. A terrific space to relax is on the Trex deck attached to the main floor living room. The main floor library doors have triple-paned glass, made of mahogany sourced from a commercial building in Philadelphia. The unique coffered ceiling in the library with custom-built solid mahogany bookshelf, handmade in Indonesia gives additional warmth. Anderson multi-point locking doors create a seamless flow from the vast dining, kitchen, and living areas to the expansive deck, perfect for entertaining. Soaring ceilings, white walls fabricated with a board and batten millwork, and stained maple floors add a dramatic tone to the all-encompassing view. Details in the ceilings under the porch and underneath the deck were stained cedar with PVC trim inside and out to prevent swelling and rotting.
Owners suite on the main level has direct access to the deck and beach. Feeling fresh and spa-like, this owner's retreat is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day's work. High tech features include multi-shower heads, body jets, zero-clearance ADA compliant entry, and quartz bench seating. The double vanity has matching mirrors and even a matching cabinet. The closet doors were handmade in Indonesia, crafted from Mahogany.
To keep your main entry always show ready, step-in to the mudroom with a custom-built giant dog washing station, crafted with glass doors. This secondary main level entrance with direct beach access for your long days beachside digging clams, oysters, or geoduck. A custom distressed mahogany storage unit is also included with the purchase. A practical half-bath next to the mudroom, laundry room, and large storage closet.
The dumb waiter doors were designed and fabricated from steel, with an elevator workings motif. Can be even further customized to suit your personal style. Passing through the main entryway you'll find a large coat closet with additional interior storage space. There truly is no space wasted in this unique home.
There is an attached 2-car garage with new garage doors. The central vac is perfect for keeping your cars clean. You can also simultaneously charge two-electric cars/Teslas.
The upper-level bedroom with full bath access across from it has a large attached closet. Comfortable features like driftwood finish vanity and mirrors made of hand-crafted Indonesian Mahogany provide a calming effect. The upper-level owner's suite with triple-paned, double doors sourced from Philadelphia matches the library doors to give that cohesive design. This level provides custom views of Hales Passage and access to a private owners’ deck. The gas fireplace with cannonball stones matches the main level living room fireplace with custom-created tile surround, coffee station to the left, and restoration hardware cabinet to the right. Attached is a true spa-like bath retreat that includes a sculptural and inviting 66" contoured vessel tub. A true focal point. Enjoy the spacious 4X7' walk-in shower with multi-heads, shower bar, and body jets. An adjoining vanity, floor cabinets, unique light fixtures, and quartz seating area add to the elegant design. Relax in your tub, sip on your wine, and watch your favorite movie from your spa-like bath.
Head downstairs to the wine cellar, custom steel, and glass door. An innovative barrel arched ceiling in the wine cellar gives options for your very own beer taps. Here you will find a dedicated circuit for a wine cooler/fridge, massive wine racks, and a custom built-in 48" hand-crafted floating shelf. There are even lighting options to set your perfect ambiance, ideal for your entertaining nights.
A second kitchen is also on the lower level with a living area and access to the beach. The kitchen features a unique basalt backsplash, oven, induction cooktop, microwave, dishwasher, and sink, with a wood-burning stove. Here you will also find a yoga studio/dance studio/office space/fitness center/in-home classroom an all-around multi-purpose room depending on your needs. Practical Geothermal heating and cooling high-efficiency unit can also be found here.
The theater room has racetrack LED blue lighting and direct beach access. It has french doors that are concealed with blackout curtains for an enjoyable experience. This room is wired for a projector and a large screen TV. This is the only room in the home with carpet to support sound quality. The lower level has an additional direct beach view bedroom and full bath. There is an additional set of French doors that lead to direct beach access from your secondary kitchen, ideal for a summer barbeque, and beachside entertaining.
There is the opportunity to add additional living space or house kayaks and canoes, in the under-house storage space off of the Theater Room.
This is where you will want to relax, work-from-home, entertain and spend your entire day. A perfect spot to hunt for clams, oysters, and goeduck. There is ample garden space with a magnolia tree, palm trees, and even an Italian Plum Tree. You could even plant additional trees in the front or back yard. The in-ground sprinkler system makes the grounds easier to keep lush.
Other key features include RV and boat parking. 9-foot ceilings throughout each level of the home. A propane tank is used only for the generator, gas fireplaces, and gas stove in the main kitchen. Minimal spending on utilities thanks to the Geothermal system.
An entryway rock garden with beautiful driftwood found on the beach, wired for your preferred light or water feature.
This breathtaking resort-style home is sure to impress the most discerning buyer.
Even though the Fox Island Boat launch is nearby, you have options at your own waterfront oasis. One option is creating a joint-use dock with the adjoining property. Second, your own private dock. The current owners have had done a dock review drafted by Marine Floats. Click here for that document, Dock Information Link
Fox Island is a quaint island community located off of the southern end of Gig Harbor, WA. The island is home to approximately 3,000 residents who enjoy the quiet calm of island life, and depending on their location, Fox Island residents are even afforded beautiful views of Mt. Rainier to the east, Tacoma Narrows Bridge to the northeast, and beautiful sunsets over the Olympic Mountains to the west.
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