300 Scenic Way Kent, WA 98030
Listing Courtesy of: Northwest MLS / Windermere Chambers Bay / Jeff Williams
$1,450,000
4
BED
3
BATH
7,160
SQFT

  300 Scenic Way Kent, WA 98030

Active (71 Days)

Description

This iconic home is beautifully sited on a ridge above Alvord Park, offering filtered valley views and a wonderful sense of privacy and seclusion. The front entry leads to a large formal living room with refinished hardwood floors, gas fireplace, original mill work and original box beam ceiling. The first floor also features a library with fireplace off the entry, an enclosed porch with fireplace, a spacious formal dining room, an updated half bath and an updated kitchen with granite-topped central island, stainless appliances, custom cabinetry and marble counters. Doors off the dining room and the living room open to a large patio, ideal for entertaining.

A grand staircase leads to the second floor, which includes an open family room at the top of the stairs, four bedrooms, two bathrooms and laundry. The primary suite features a dressing room with original built-ins and vintage sink, an en-suite bathroom and access to a private covered porch. A second laundry area and storage are located on the lower level, which has ample ceiling height for conversion to additional living space. The current owners of this historic home have made significant improvements in addition to kitchen and bathroom updates, including interior and exterior paint, window restoration and plumbing and electrical upgrades.

GROUNDS

This three quarter of an acre property in the heart of Kent's historic Scenic Hill neighborhood includes a gated entrance, private drive, large motor court, attached two car garage, sport court, small pool, mature plantings, sprinkler system and two large west-facing verandas.

Located 16 miles southeast of downtown Seattle, the City of Kent is the 6th largest municipality in the state of Washington with a population of approximately 137,000. First settled by European Americans in the 1850s, the area became a thriving agricultural center in the 1860s and 1870s with the harvesting of grain, forage crops and hops.

The City of Kent grew rapidly in the years following WWII, increasing 12-fold in size between 1953 and 1960. Boeing opened the Kent Space Center in 1964, establishing the area as a hub for industry and manufacture. Aerospace and steel production have historically been dominant industries in Kent, and Amazon, Boeing, Whirlpool and General Electric currently operate sizeable facilities in the city.

The blocks surrounding Kent Station are home to a terrific assortment of shops and restaurants, including Iron Pot, Wild Wheat and Airways Brewing. Kent Station also provides easy commuter access to Seattle by bus or by rail. Kent’s robust park system includes 73 parks, mini parks, playfields, skate parks, greenbelts and other related facilities. Riverbend Golf Complex features an 18-hole golf course that’s one of the busiest in the state. Annual festivals in the area include Kent Cornucopia Days in July and Canterbury Faire (an arts festival) in mid-August.

MLS #:
2001612
Taxes
$12,462(2022)
Lot Size
0.76 acres
Type
Single-Family Home
Year Built
1913
Style
2 Stories W/Bsmnt
Views
Territorial
School District
Kent
County
King County
Community
Scenic Hill
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathroom: 1
Interior Features
  • Stove/Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Water Heater
  • Walk-In Pantry
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Sprinkler System
  • Security System
  • French Doors
  • Dining Room
  • Bath Off Primary
  • Wall to Wall Carpet
  • Hardwood
  • Fir/Softwood
  • Ceramic Tile
Subdivision
  • Scenic Hill
Lot Information
  • Secluded
  • Paved
Property Features
  • Sprinkler System
  • High Speed Internet
  • Gated Entry
  • Fenced-Partially
  • Cable Tv
  • Fireplace: Gas
  • Fireplace: 3
  • Foundation: Poured Concrete
Heating and Cooling
  • Radiant
  • High Efficiency (Unspecified)
Basement Information
  • Unfinished
Flooring
  • Carpet
  • Marble
  • Hardwood
  • Softwood
  • Ceramic Tile
Exterior Features
  • Stucco
  • Roof: Torch Down
  • Roof: Flat
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Natural Gas Connected, Sewer Connected, High Speed Internet, Cable Connected
  • Sewer: Sewer Connected
  • Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Energy: Green Efficiency: High Efficiency (Unspecified)
School Information
  • Elementary School: Scenic Hill Elem
  • Middle School: Mill Creek Mid Sch
  • High School: Kent-Meridian High
Parking
  • Attached Garage
Stories
  • 2
Living Area
  • 5,020 sqft
Additional Listing Info
  • Selling Office Commission: 2.5%
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