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Cottages at Poverty Bay

922 S 278th Court, Des Moines, WA 98198


$1,750,000 - SOLD

6045 sqft, 4 Bed, 3.5 baths, 4 Gas Fireplaces

Magnificent home nestled back in a private gated community of just 4 homes! This pristine dwelling commands attention with its custom design and distinctive setting. The desirable layout was built for entertaining and boasts a gourmet kitchen, generously sized living room, formal dining room, main floor den, and 4 large bedrooms—including a luxurious main floor master suite! The lower level is an added bonus to this floorplan, and features a chair lift, spacious recreation room, kitchenette, theater room, large bedroom, and full bathroom. 

Pride-of-ownership is evident throughout, where you’ll find high end finishes and artisan touches, such as stunning exposed beams, extensive crown molding, cathedral ceilings, unique handmade tile, gleaming oak floors with gray finish, iron railing with powder coated finish, and much more! Designed with distinction, a quiet elegance is spoken here, which will delight the senses of even the most discriminating eye! Accompanied by the paradise-like setting with lush landscaping, entertainment deck, partial Mountain and Sound views, and private community beach access just steps away.

MLS# 1353350




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Living Room features stunning exposed beams, gas fireplace with floor-to-ceiling stone surround, sitting nook with partial Olympic Mountain and Sound views, and bead board wainscot. French doors here open out to the ironwood entertainment deck—which beckons you to take indoor living and dining out-of-doors!


Gourmet Kitchen Suite! Abundant cabinetry with crown molding and graces this large kitchen and presents 2 built-in pantries to provide endless storage possibilities! Further features include working island with soapstone top and breakfast bar and 2 buffet counters with display cabinetry. All stainless steel appliances including Dacor 6-burner gas range with dual ovens (one gas and one electric), oversized KitchenAid refrigerator, and new KitchenAid dishwasher. The dining room is just across the hall and offers cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace, built-in cabinetry, and space to dine in un-crowded comfort. 


Suite serenity! The main floor master suite is sized for a king-size bedroom set and boasts windows with partial view, gas fireplace, and huge walk-in closet with custom organizers. A luxurious 5-piece en-suite bath boasts double vanities with rare handmade tile top, jetted tub, private commode, walk-in shower, and travertine floors. A personal retreat to return to at day’s end! 


Unique Staircase with custom powder coated iron railing leads you up to 2 secondary bedrooms, which are spacious and convenient to the full guest bath. Each bedroom offers full sized closets plus one presents a large built-in desk, while the other features an amazing view and vanity/desk. The spacious guest bathroom features double vanities with handmade tile top and quilted pattern marble flooring. 


Additional Features Include: absolutely HUGE utility room with unbelievable amounts of storage, eat-in kitchen nook with wall of windows, which opens out to the multi-level ironwood deck with covered BBQ area. There is also the expansive lower level, which offers a chair lift, large rec/family room, kitchenette, theater room, 4th bedroom with walk-in closet (a perfect guest suite), full bathroom, and mechanical room! Plus central A/C on main and upper levels!




Effortless luxury with the best of both worlds—close to everything, yet private and quiet! The immaculate gated neighborhood consists of just four homes and boasts a private stairwell leading down to the beachwith stunning Puget Sound views. Walk along the beach to Salty’s and Redondo Beach boardwalk (just a 1/2 mile away). Ideally situated between Seattle and Tacoma, close to I-5, and just 15 minutes to the airport. Pride-of-ownership is evident from the moment you arrive where you’ll find a safe and close-knit community.