Have you ever wondered what it might be like to live inside a city landmark and write your name into Seattle’s history? Now you don’t have to wonder anymore. West Seattle’s most luxurious home — the Hainsworth Mansion —is on the market and waiting for a new family. Maybe yours?
Built in 1907, the Hainsworth Mansion is one of the finest Tudor-inspired residences in the neighborhood. This grand property stretches across an enviable location with unparalleled views of the Seattle skyline, the Cascade Mountains, and Elliott Bay.
Over the years, the 7,380 square foot house has been thoughtfully cared for. Previous owners have been diligent with preserving the original charm, and have even added delicate features to elevate its style. It is altogether nostalgic and well-appointed.
When you come home at the end of your day, you’ll be greeted by a magnificent foyer that is orbited by a central great room, day rooms, offices, and family rooms. Inside, you’ll find a library, billiard room, sauna and, not one, but four, fireplaces to retreat to when you want to cozy up with hot chocolate and a book. Additional details include spacious rooms with beamed ceilings, stained glass windows, French doors, a hand-carved limestone mantle piece, antique chandeliers, intricate sink cabinetry and marble counters.
William Hainsworth, a pioneer and influencer in the development and civic improvement of West Seattle, settled in Washington with his family in 1889. His commitment to refining the community didn’t stop when he got home.
At the time of its completion, the Hainsworth Mansion was one of the more impressive showplaces of West Seattle. The land was lush with beautiful gardens hugging a tennis court, croquet grounds, and a pool. There was originally also a summer house for guests and a playhouse for children. Its larger-than-life presence was responsible for attracting well-established families to the area. William and his wife, Florence, were willing and gracious hosts; their home was abuzz with activity—its doors always open. From dances and card parties to annual July 4th celebrations, the community gathered together and thrived.
This 113-year old architectural beauty embodies a hopeful past and is sure to inspire fantastic dreams of the future. Are you ready to cultivate your own family history inside the memories of a community treasure?