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Upscale modern home and 1924 log cabin ask $1.8 million on Camano Island

Modern meets classic on this waterfront property

A modern home with a low front porch surrounded by evergreen trees. In the background, a log cabin is visible.
Both a modern home and its neighboring cabin are included in the five-acre listing.
Courtesy of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty

Torn between modern luxury and a classic, rustic vibe? This five-acre property on Camano Island combines the two and throws in a private beach for good measure. A 2003 home takes advantage of the waterfront location with floor-to-ceiling windows for seamless views, and just a stone’s throw away, a large log cabin right on the edge of the bluff retains most of its 1924 charm.

Both homes have two bedrooms and two bathrooms, but they each have something different to offer. The newer home was interior designer Terry Hunziker’s personal project, and the walls that aren’t made of windows are covered in neutral and natural materials, like wood and metal paneling. Outside, a low patio serves as a front porch for minimal separation from the outdoors.

The cabin is a true log cabin, complete with exposed logs in the walls and ceiling beams. The main story has soaring cathedral ceilings, and above, a loft tucks a master bedroom and bath into the roof’s peak. Outside, the large front porch is more built for large gatherings, with a railing with built-in benches.

While the overall design of the cabin has been preserved, there’s no roughing it here—careful updates to the finishes, including in the kitchen and bathrooms, give the place a similar level of luxury to the newer home. Both homes face the water over a high bluff, with 216 feet of private beachfront below.

3148 S Camano Drive is listed for $1.8 million through Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty.

A log cabin with a gable roof and a large porch with terrace above sits on a grassy lawn with trees densely covering the areas behind it. Ahead, a steep bluff leads down to a sandy beach.
Both properties sit on the edge of a high bluff to maximize views of the water and Whidbey Island.
A dining room. The left corner and far wall are covered in floor-to-ceiling windows with views of a body of water at sunset. There’s a door to the outside on the far wall to the right.
Windows surround the open living and dining area in the modern home for unobstructed views of Saratoga Passage.
The inside of a cabin with exposed log walls and a river rock fireplace along the left side. In the background, stairs lead to a loft to the left over the fireplace.
The cabin’s classic interior includes exposed log walls and a river-rock fireplace.
A bedroom wood-panel wall to the left and built-in shelving to the right. Ahead, a wide floor-to-ceiling window bank shows a view of the water behind sparse trees.
The modern home’s master bedroom has a parquet accent wall and a wide, west window with views rivaling those in the living area.
The ceiling in a bedroom slopes down to the right, with exposed log beams. The far wall is a log wall with one window in the middle, and the left is a smooth wall with a painting.
A cozy upstairs bedroom in the cabin—just off an updated master bath—gets up close with the log beams in the ceiling.
Wooden stairs lead downhill through low vegetation to a sandy beach.
More than 200 feet of sandy beachfront sits just below the bluff.