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House Hunt: June 17 & 20

The following homes are holding open houses this Sunday, June 10 and Wednesday, June 20.

Click through the image gallery found here to see what homes in town are holding open houses this Sunday — all on Mercer Island. Location, times and prices are listed below each photograph, including homes this weekend hosted by ,  and .

  • 2291 78 Ave SE, $650,000, Beds: 4, Baths: 2, Sun., Jun. 17, 1-4pm
  • 4739 Fernridge Lane, $769,000, Beds: 3, Baths: 4.25, Sun., Jun. 17, 1-4pm
  • 6215 86th Ave SE, $950,000, Beds: 4, Baths: 2.5, Sun., Jun. 17, 1-4pm
  • 8425 SE 82nd Street, $1,739,000, Beds: 4, Baths: 3, Sun., Jun. 17, 1-4pm
  • 9010 North Mercer Way Way, $1,995,000, Beds: 4, Baths: 3, Sun., Jun. 17, 1-4pm
  • 4458 Ferncroft Road, $5,750,000, Beds: 5, Baths: 6, Wed., Jun. 20, 5-8pm
Ray Burt June 17, 2012 at 02:36 PM
Jerry...I'm shocked. I went to read about the open houses expecting to read your expert opinions on all of them...but alas, no posting. You're slipping. C'mon man.
Kendall Watson June 17, 2012 at 04:42 PM
Just a fun aside to this week's House Hunt — that glorious waterfront house that's at the end of Ferncroft Road has an insane amount of armoring at the shoreline. Do you really need all that to protect from boat wakes?
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA June 17, 2012 at 07:03 PM
. Just got back in town Ray- as usual a wide variety of homes for sale. Some are better than others, of course. Non outstanding this week. I really feel saddened by hugely expensive homes on prime waterfront showing the effect of no money whatsover being "wasted on design". I have a new PatchBlog underway on just this subject. Do stand by.J-
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA June 18, 2012 at 04:59 PM
. K- It's a "waterfront house" all right- but not so "glorious"- as far as the design is concerned to this experienced MI residential architect. It really does sadden me to see the fewer and fewer remaining waterfront properties used in such mundane ways. Here's a link to a WebSite of mine showing examples of how I've been make island homes a lot more interesting. It takes an expert. J- http://mercerisland.patch.com/blog_posts/updating-your-mid-century-modern-mcm-bargain

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