Country Living made sweeter!
Designed by Glen Bartlett & Built by David Moe, Better Homes & Gardens described this 2,350sf 3 bed, 2 bath steel & concrete-framed, stucco-finished, country cottage-style home as “reminiscent of a French Auberge, or Country Retreat”. You’ll love every minute detail: Dual Owner Suites: 1 up, 1 down- offer flexible living options or 2nd home/ B & B potential. Set in the heart of Skagit County’s farmland with sunset dinner views across the fertile fields of Mt Vernon, on a private country lane at the triangle where 2 quiet rural roads meet. You’ll see more tractors than cars and enjoy so much quiet you’ll think you can hear the tulips stretching toward spring skies. Minutes from charming LaConner or I-5.
To see more of this exquisite home, click the links below-
360 Virtual Tour
Aerial Video Tour
Construction Details & a Letter from the designer
Better Homes & Gardens Write-up
More details on the home and surrounding community :
Located in the most coveted area of west Mount Vernon, Pleasant Ridge homes are rarely for sale because the stellar views, peacefulness and convenience to Seattle are unmatched in Skagit County. La Conner, Buzzfeed’s coolest small town in America, is a short ﬁve minute drive away. This seaside community offers wood ﬁred pizzas, wineries, breweries, art galleries, gourmet restaurants, coffee houses and super fun pubs.
Architect designed for his family’s personal home, this house was featured in a Better Homes & Gardens publication. Its impeccable design, steel frame construction and craftsmanship are well documented. A highly liveable residence with an open ﬂoor plan, three bedrooms and two spa baths. Supremely energy efﬁcient, freshly painted inside and out with Behr Marque quality paints, your future retreat is move-in ready.
Soaring ceilings in the kitchen and living rooms, owner’s suites on each ﬂoor, new windows and cozy radiant heated tile ﬂooring for year round barefoot comfort make the house a liveable dream. This Dodge Valley property also offers a separate remote ofﬁce. new windows, updated ﬂooring,
Custom cabinetry, ﬂoor to ceiling shelving, energy saving double paned windows, two ﬁreplaces, quality Sub Zero and Bosch appliances. The kitchen has a dining bar and a comfy couch because everyone wants to hang here since it’s especially beautiful. To insulate in the winter and let the sun shine in throughout the year elegant wood plantation-style shutters are installed throughout the home’s entire west side.
A soothing fountain-enhanced pond ensures a relaxing exhale as soon as you enter the front garden gates. This home’s walled gardens encompass the main house and remote ofﬁce offering complete & total privacy. In fact, you could drink your morning coffee in your birthday suit and only the birds would notice.
Professionally landscaped with an abundance of low maintenance ﬂowers and 11 different fruits, the park-like pie-wedge of nearly one half-acre has numerous living areas throughout the fragrant gardens—relaxing spots to catch the sun or star gaze.
Extra location beneﬁts: Pleasant Ridge means easy access to natural fun! The Skagit River and Salish Sea are less than half mile away from your new home with convenient hidden public access to launch your boat, kayak or canoe literally right down the road. A paradise for outdoor enthusiasts; this neighborhood perk means you can easily crab, ﬁsh, hunt, hike, go birding or simply put your feet up then watch a gorgeous sunset every single day. Adjacent Valentine Road is the neighborhood’s walking and running path. It’s 3.5 mile there and back loop has minimal trafﬁc. Traffic slows to a child- and dog-loving vehicle crawl for considerate safety.
To or from Seattle is fast thanks to the Conway I-5 Fir Island exit making paradise found a quick escape if you simply desire an easy to maintain, wonderful weekend residence. Truly restorative, the only horns you’ll hear belong to gorgeous swans who frequent the surrounding agri ﬁelds. The only potential trafﬁc jams are in the synchronized ﬂights of thousands of snow geese who call this valley home. Yes, even the hardest working soul will heal with Pleasant Ridge’s dream enhancing, starry, starry night perfection.
Gardens overflowing with the fertile fruit of the valley: Asian pears, Bartlett pears, Orca pears, three varieties of Heritage apples, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, kiwis, champagne grapes, peaches, Italian plums, ﬁgs, red and black currants. Herb garden. Giant, productive artichoke plants.
Call Dennis at 206.931.9945 to schedule your private showing.
13677 Dodge Valley Rd, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Offered at: $1,285,000