The lavish former waterfront home of iconic saxophonist Kenny G is on the market for a whopping $85 million, reports World Mansion. Located on four acres in the opulent town of Hunts Point, Washington, the property is the most expensive ever listed in the Seattle area, easily surpassing the previous top spot, a $60 million property listed two years ago (also at Hunts Point).
At 12,000 square feet, the traditionally styled mansion built in 1995 served as the slick jazz musician’s extravagant home until 1999, when it was purchased by cellular communications investor Craig McCaw. McCaw’s brother and his wife are the current sellers of the property. Famed architect Richard Landry designed the five-bed, nine-bath home, which features a glass-laden sandstone facade. Landry is known as the creative brains behind a number of celebrity homes, including an $87 million Beverly Hills abode custom-built for Mark Wahlberg and a two-story guesthouse on the estate Adele owned. purchased from Sylvestor Stallone earlier this year.
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Inside, the elaborate dwelling features 20-foot-high ceilings atop intricate custom carved moldings and other luxury features including towering arched windows, sterling silver hardware and walnut flooring. In the formal living room, hand-painted details in 24-karat gold leaf adorn the ceiling above a hand-carved fireplace mantle. Also found is a classic wood-walled study with a marble fireplace and a mirrored royal dining room.
Numerous luxurious amenities dot the estate, including an outdoor stage, a swimming pool with waterfall jets, a tennis court, two large stately lawns, and an oversized dock that can accommodate a seaplane and a 150-foot yacht. Additional structures include a 4,400 square foot staff house with a commercial kitchen and wine cellar, a poolside cabana, and a 1,500 square foot beach house flanked by 327 feet of beachfront access. sandy water at Lake Washington.