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Hidden Mansion with Lush Gardens and Ponds for Epicureans

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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:18
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4.75
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 5600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Indoors there is a gated play area next to main floor laundry. In addition there is a fenced deck and small enclosed yard for small children and pets....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

  • Arbor Suite: 2 queen

    Double Queen Beds, Leather Sofa, Garden View...moreless

  • Master Suite: 1 king

    Grand 4 poster king with jacuzzi tub and walk-in steam showe...moreless

  • Library: 1 queen

    Comfortable arm chairs, cable tv and games.....moreless

  • Mill Pond Room: 1 queen

    Sleigh bed, sitting area, dressing table....moreless

  • 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. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Upstairs Main Floor: toilet, tub, shower

    Large unique bathroom with antique fixtures and white tiles....moreless

  • Arbor Room: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bathe en suite.with tub/shower shared with Mill Pond Room...moreless

  • Mill Pond Room: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bathe en suite.with tub/shower shared with Arbor Room...moreless

  • Master Suite: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Double sink, steam shower, jacuzzi brand soaking tub...moreless

  • Outdoors North (Adjacent to Arbor).: toilet

    Men and women restrooms located adjacent to Arbor area....moreless

  • Outdoor South (Adjacent to Reception Tent).: toilet

    Man and women restrooms located adjacent to recepetion area...moreless

  • 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....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 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. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    lawn games and sporting equipment upon request...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    There are I-pod Players available upon request....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

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

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Private lake with small dock and swan. Curtis the swan loves to be fed. Enjoy the wildlife that come to visit....moreless

  • Rural:

    35 acres of manicured grounds in a quiet serene setting....moreless

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large, traditional dining room suite. Real wood fireplace layed for ambience. Original antique light fixtures....moreless

  • Dining Room

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood is easily accessible beside garages....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced Air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Hot beverage bar will be stocked for the convenience of guests....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Chef's professional layout with center island, commercial range, two ovens, warming draw, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The open porch is 1,180 feet and an enclosed porch is 130 feet. Handsome craftsmen porch around the outside of the house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    37 acres with beautiful gardens, a lake, pond, stream and open pastures....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$850 $1,200
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

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

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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Location

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

Car: Necessary

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

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

Why the Owner Chose Auburn, WA, USA:
Tranquil privacy and beauty. Private airstrip to land your plane. See article in Seattle Met Venue News: Blue Ribbon Cooking Buys Sanders Estate.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
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. Private airstrip.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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Hidden Mansion with Lush Gardens and Ponds for Epicureans

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