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Gatsby Goes Seattle: Puget Sound's Old School Mega-Mansions

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When you think of The Great Gatsby, what words come to mind? Opulence? Lavishness? Extravagance? Luxury? It ain't cheap to be Jay Gatsby, so Seattlites have to wonder...where would Gatsby live and host his parties if he lived in the Puget Sound area? Here are eleven over-the-top, luxurious mansions and homes on the market that might measure up.

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1. Faben Point 8-BR

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6220 Southeast 22nd Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040

This $16.75M, 8-BR mansion features an intimate dining room for your meal and an Infinity-pool overlooking Lake Washington for dessert.

2. Abraham H. Albertson 7-BR

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619 West Comstock Street
Seattle, WA 98119

This master work of architectural design by Abraham H. Albertson lets you drink fine wines while staring out at your Koi pond or Puget Sound.

3. Clyde Hill 5-BR

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1750 92nd Avenue Northeast
Clyde Hill, WA 98004

7,600 sq ft of sumptuous home, priced at $6.7M, offering elegant wood floors and timeless fixtures any 20's flapper would appreciate.

4. Haddaway Hall

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4501 North Stevens Street
Tacoma, WA 98407

This 52 room three-story Jacobethan Mansion built in 1923 features a pipe organ, elevator, three staircases and secret doors. Everything you need for a Gatsby good time.

5. Landmark Mediterranean Revival 4-BR

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1255 Federal Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

This graceful home comes with guest quarters as well as a separate carriage house. Late-night soiree attendees need not drive their carriage home until the morrow.

6. Queen Anne Manor

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700 West Lee Street
Seattle, WA 98119

This 5-BR manor includes grand scale public rooms with exquisite millwork, high ceilings & magnificent antique glasswork. Plenty to look at while you ponder your opulent lifestyle.

7. Highlands English Tudor

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155 North 145th Street
Seattle, WA 98133

After entering this 1928 English Tudor home, you are greeted by a suit of armor. If that ain't gaudy, we don't know what is...

8. Brookwood

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81 Olympic Drive
Shoreline, WA 98177

"The Jewel of the Highlands" includes multiple dining areas, a giant indoor pool and plenty of walking grounds for late-night strolls.

9. Mercer Island Designer Lodge

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9700 Southeast 61st Place
Mercer Island, WA 98040

East Hampton’s signature panache meets Pacific Northwest architecture in this Mercer Island mansion. Helluva view.

10. Five-Star Resort Home

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22430 Dogwood Lane
Woodway, WA 98020

Live like you're on vacation all the time. Includes an indoor basketball court, 14 car garage, elevator, service quarters and an indoor rain forest spa pavilion.

11. Villa a Lago

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3268 Hunts Point Road
Hunts Point, WA 98004

Majestic interior rooms with exquisite finishes spill out onto private patios and rolling lawns at this $8M estate.

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1. Faben Point 8-BR

6220 Southeast 22nd Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040

This $16.75M, 8-BR mansion features an intimate dining room for your meal and an Infinity-pool overlooking Lake Washington for dessert.

6220 Southeast 22nd Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040

2. Abraham H. Albertson 7-BR

619 West Comstock Street, Seattle, WA 98119

This master work of architectural design by Abraham H. Albertson lets you drink fine wines while staring out at your Koi pond or Puget Sound.

619 West Comstock Street
Seattle, WA 98119

3. Clyde Hill 5-BR

1750 92nd Avenue Northeast, Clyde Hill, WA 98004

7,600 sq ft of sumptuous home, priced at $6.7M, offering elegant wood floors and timeless fixtures any 20's flapper would appreciate.

1750 92nd Avenue Northeast
Clyde Hill, WA 98004

4. Haddaway Hall

4501 North Stevens Street, Tacoma, WA 98407

This 52 room three-story Jacobethan Mansion built in 1923 features a pipe organ, elevator, three staircases and secret doors. Everything you need for a Gatsby good time.

4501 North Stevens Street
Tacoma, WA 98407

5. Landmark Mediterranean Revival 4-BR

1255 Federal Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102

This graceful home comes with guest quarters as well as a separate carriage house. Late-night soiree attendees need not drive their carriage home until the morrow.

1255 Federal Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

6. Queen Anne Manor

700 West Lee Street, Seattle, WA 98119

This 5-BR manor includes grand scale public rooms with exquisite millwork, high ceilings & magnificent antique glasswork. Plenty to look at while you ponder your opulent lifestyle.

700 West Lee Street
Seattle, WA 98119

7. Highlands English Tudor

155 North 145th Street, Seattle, WA 98133

After entering this 1928 English Tudor home, you are greeted by a suit of armor. If that ain't gaudy, we don't know what is...

155 North 145th Street
Seattle, WA 98133

8. Brookwood

81 Olympic Drive, Shoreline, WA 98177

"The Jewel of the Highlands" includes multiple dining areas, a giant indoor pool and plenty of walking grounds for late-night strolls.

81 Olympic Drive
Shoreline, WA 98177

9. Mercer Island Designer Lodge

9700 Southeast 61st Place, Mercer Island, WA 98040

East Hampton’s signature panache meets Pacific Northwest architecture in this Mercer Island mansion. Helluva view.

9700 Southeast 61st Place
Mercer Island, WA 98040

10. Five-Star Resort Home

22430 Dogwood Lane, Woodway, WA 98020

Live like you're on vacation all the time. Includes an indoor basketball court, 14 car garage, elevator, service quarters and an indoor rain forest spa pavilion.

22430 Dogwood Lane
Woodway, WA 98020

11. Villa a Lago

3268 Hunts Point Road, Hunts Point, WA 98004

Majestic interior rooms with exquisite finishes spill out onto private patios and rolling lawns at this $8M estate.

3268 Hunts Point Road
Hunts Point, WA 98004