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Hidden Mansion with Lush Gardens and Ponds for Epicureans

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Space 5,600 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

111 year old Craftsman Mansion beside ponds with Swan and 37 manicured acres

Hospitality at its finest when Blue Ribbon Cooking School acquired this Estate for epicureans last year. Complete privacy and thoughtful accommodations provided. Traditional home with generous wrap around porch and decks. Off the entrance there are large receiving rooms, dining room with fireplace, gourmet kitchen and pantry, media area, office/bedroom, laundry and pet accommodation. Up the wide wooden staircase there are four grand bedrooms and four baths. Two additional restrooms are located on the grounds.

Located just 25 minutes from downtown Seattle in a 100 year old mansion behind electronic gates with a lake and 37 acres of gardens. Blue Ribbon Cooking located at 2501 Fairview Ave. East on Lake Union in Seattle takes care of your every whim.

Chef's kitchen, antique dining room, comfortable living areas and the four bedrooms en suite off a grand staircase. Sit back on the wrap around porch and enjoy your private gardens.

SANDERS ESTATE IS OPERATED AS A SPECIAL EVENT VENUE BY BLUE RIBBON COOKING. THE PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE FOR VACATION RENTALS AND EVENTS CATERED BY OTHER CATERING COMPANIES ACCORDING TO OUR POLICIES BELOW:

WE NOW OFFER SEPCIAL PACKAGES FOR WEDDINGS AND EVENTS IN WINTER AND SUMMER MONTHS AS SETFORTH BELOW:

OCTOBER 18- APRIL 30: (Winter)

Overnight accommodations for 2 nights for up to 10 guests: $3,000 plus applicable taxes.

INCLUDED in this Package: Overnight accommodation for 2 nights for up to 10 guests. You choose your dates based on availability. Check out must be by 11:00 AM on your departure date. Reservations for additional nights or extra overnight guests can be accommodated subject to availability.

Event rental fees for a wedding or special event are applicable for 1 event during your stay. Tables and chairs for up to 100 guests are included. Additional special event rentals are available through Blue Ribbon Cooking.

Note: Sanders Estate normal rental venue fee for a Wedding, Bar Mitzvah, etc. is between $3,500-$4,200 plus overnight accommodations a total approximate value of $7,500. All bartending services must be hired through Blue Ribbon Cooking, however client can provide their own alcoholic beverages for bartender to serve. Catering packages are available through Blue Ribbon, or client may provide their own licensed and insured professional catering company- no self-catering allowed.

MAY 1 – OCTOBER 17 (Summer)

$4,000 plus applicable taxes.

This package is NOT available for Saturday rentals during the summer season.

INCLUDED:

Overnight accommodation for 2 nights for up to 10 guests. You can choose between: Sunday and Friday night . Check out must be by 11am on your departure date. No Saturday check-ins available during summer season. Reservations for additional nights or extra overnight guests can be accommodated subject to availability.

Event rental fees for a wedding or special event are applicable for 1 event during your stay. This includes use of the 2 special event tents located on the property and tables and chairs for up to 200 guests. Additional special event rentals available through Blue Ribbon Cooking.

NOTE: The pricing above is not applicable to holiday weekends. The above package is NOT available for Saturday rentals during summer season. We are happy to consider a Saturday rental on a case-by-case basis, please contact Blue Ribbon directly for information on Saturday rentals - info@blueribboncooking.com

Note: Sanders Estate normal rental fees for a Wedding, Bar Mitzvah, etc. is between $4,200-$5,700 plus overnight accommodations: A total approximate value of $8,200. All bartending services must be hired through Blue Ribbon Cooking, however client can provide their own alcoholic beverages for bartender to serve. Catering packages available through Blue Ribbon, or client may provide their own licensed and insured professional catering company- no self-catering allowed.

More Details

Owner
Virgina Duppenthaler
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

Why Virgina Duppenthaler chose Puget Sound North

Tranquil privacy and beauty. See article in Seattle Met

Venue News: Blue Ribbon Cooking Buys Sanders Estate.

What makes this estate unique

Comfortable craftsman family home with generous reception areas and casual spaces. Gated secure grounds.

You can cook in our fully equipped chefs kitchen with dishes for 30. Our hospitality team provides all levels of event services through our Blue Ribbon Culinary Center. Chefs and staff are available to provide any style of entertaining for a couple or large groups. Seating for 80 guests in the mansion.

Manicured grounds designed to accommodate an event for 400 people using tents and restrooms on 37 acres.

Amenities

Auburn Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Upstairs Main Floor - toilet , tub , shower , Large unique bathroom with antique fixtures and white tiles.
    Arbor Room - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathe en suite.with tub/shower shared with Mill Pond Room
    Mill Pond Room - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathe en suite.with tub/shower shared with Arbor Room
    Master Suite - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double sink, steam shower, jacuzzi brand soaking tub
    Outdoors North (Adjacent to Arbor). - toilet , Men and women restrooms located adjacent to Arbor area.
    Outdoor South (Adjacent to Reception Tent). - toilet , Man and women restrooms located adjacent to recepetion area
  • The bathrooms in the house have updated antique fixtures. The outdoor restroom areas to the north and south of the Mansion provide facilities for numerous guests in the gardens.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Arbor Suite - 2 queen , Double Queen Beds, Leather Sofa, Garden View
    Library - 1 queen , Comfortable arm chairs, cable tv and games..
    Mill Pond Room - 1 queen , Sleigh bed, sitting area, dressing table.
    Master Suite - 1 king , Grand 4 poster king with jacuzzi tub and steam shower
  • Please understand that this is a deluxe, traditional home. We sleep 14 in comfortable beds but the home has entertainment areas for up to 80 people. Upon request we can offer twin cots with 4" mattresses, plush comforters and pillows. There are four view bedrooms off the main staircase for guests. There are three floors and each floor to the Mansion is about 2000 square feet. In addition, the main level has a 8 foot wide wrap around covered porch looking over 37 acres of manicured grounds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There will be a hot beverage bar stocked for guests to enjoy each morning. We are pleased to provide hospitality services as requested in addition to the above accommodation rate. Groceries are provided at cost plus 20%. We sincerely desire to make your stay enjoyable.

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Hidden Mansion with Lush Gardens and Ponds for Epicureans
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

OUTSTANDING!!

  • 5 of 5

We were so impressed with the house, the grounds and the service. We brought up about 22 high school football players and owner/management bent over backwards to accommodate us. We can't say enough great stuff about this place and we will be back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family, 3 couples and one single, stayed at this paradise property from July 9, 2016 to July 16, 2016 for our annual family vacation . We experienced the best time of our lives both on the property and out and about Seattle. The house is very clean and spacious with four large bedrooms, a large dinning room and table that seated all 7 of us. We also took full advantage of kicking back and relaxing in the Seattle sun on the incredibly large deck. The outdoors are breath taking with manicured grounds. It is surrounded by breath-taking flower gardens and a pond with a swan name Curtis. The management and owners were just awesome! The property owner (Mike) took the time to surprise us with a home made Blackberry pie of which he personally pick the berries and baked the pie and provided a gallon of vanilla ice cream, my favorite, to go along with it. The property manager gave us a warm welcome with a great smile and tasty snacks upon our arrival. They all went our of their way to make us feel welcome and like family. We are planning to visit there again next year. We just want to say “Thank You!!!” to the management and property owner for making our stay relaxing and fabulous. Again, Thank You for your outstanding customer service.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous holiday at Sanders Estate

  • 5 of 5

This historic residence was decorated and outfitted for family and friends to enjoy time together. We entertained friends, enjoyed the fireplace and explored all the great things there are to do in the city.

The house was spotless and the grounds are gorgeous and completely private. You feel like you are on a retreat yet only a half hour from downtown Seattle and ten minutes to movie theaters, restaurants and many amenities. There is so much space and the bedrooms all have bathrooms as well as a lovely guest bathroom. The location to the airport is great with skiing only an hour away and Mount Rainier there to see and a quick drive away for a visit. This is a home for a few couples or a great place for family and friends to stay and enjoy. We highly recommend enjoying this place for your next vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing trip

  • 5 of 5

This historic mansion and amazing staff gave us 5 star treatment! Unbelievable stay! Well worth the premium price.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We felt blessed to assist with making the celebrations of your sweet family into fond memories... Kind Complements from the staff of Blue Ribbon Culinary Center.
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Map

Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
SeaTac International Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Muckleshoot Casino
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Washington State Ferry -- Seattle, WA
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Riverbend Golf Course
Nearest Train
20.3 Miles
King Street Station -- Seattle
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Interstate 5
Nearest Ski
51 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
3.6 Miles
Redondo Beach
Car: necessary

37 acres with a lake, a pond, a stream, manicured gardens and farm land. Complete peaceful, fenced private property. Hidden from outside activity..

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Rates & Availability

Auburn Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$850
From
$1,200
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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