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Vashon Island cottage comes with storybook cabin for $675K

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Both houses are full of whimsy

A Craftsman cottage with a red door, pale yellow siding, white trim, and a brick chimney out front, located on a large lawn with woods behind it. Shelley Hanna

Near the western shore of Vashon Island, this playful Craftsman cottage sits on more than an acre with plenty to explore on the grounds, like a large plot of raised beds, fruit trees, and even stables. But the house itself is an adorable home base to what’s going on around it: leaded glass, archways, French doors, and even a turret.

The floorplan is a comfortable 1,300 square feet—largely on one story, but with one of the two bedrooms perched above in a finished attic. The floorplan prioritizes common areas, with an airy dining room, a large kitchen, and even a small bonus room tucked in a turret off the back porch.

While the main house is cute, nobody would blame you for just opting to live in the guest house. The octagonal cabin, complete with wraparound porch, is tucked in the woods down a trail from the cottage. The interior is lined with wood-plank walls, including a large sleeping loft with chevron wood paneling and gemstone-shaped skylights.

16120 Crescent Drive SW is listed for $675,000 through Windermere.

A dining room has white walls with a row of nine-paned windows. To the right is a blue half-wall.
The dining area sits in a sunroom surrounded by beadboard, with a view of the grounds around it.
A living room with an archway leading to the front door in the back, hardwood floors, and a fireplace and windows (with clear panes below and leaded glass above) along the right wall.
A cozy fireplace anchors the living room, while window banks provide views of the island.
A dining room with a white beadboard ceiling. There’s a kitchen ahead, through a large archway and past a blue breakfast bar, and a living room to the right with a gray couch, hardwood floors, and a large red and blue area rug.
French doors and archways let common areas feel airy, but separate.
The cottage’s upstairs bedroom is cozy, with an attic ceiling and room to lounge.
A turret room off the back porch offers a small bonus room, just enough for an office or sunroom.
A wood-paneled, octagonal room has stairs down the middle and walls sloping into a peak at the top. A bed is on the left side of the room under a skylight.
The guest home’s sleeping loft showcases the cabin’s octagonal floorplan with a dramatic ceiling.
Shelley Hanna