Semi-monthly news and updates about the homes, people, businesses and communities that are featured in Lake Washington 130 Homes. This covers the Lake Washington waterfront in Seattle’s Madison Park, Denny-Blaine and Madrona neighborhoods, Mercer Island, and The Eastside communities of Bellevue, Medina, Hunts Point and Yarrow Point.
(The above home belongs to Charles Simonyi. See 5/31/11 post.)

Friday, April 19, 2013

$11 Million Mercer Island Mansion For Sale - Burtenshaw


  This mansion was listed this week (April 2013) for $10.9 million by Wendy Lister and Kirsten Paulsen, CBBain: “A Vassos Demetriou Tour de Force. An unforgettable treasure of 178' of pristine waterfront on a coveted double lot with gated entry. A dramatic, yet elegant floor plan awaits you at this Contemporary Masterpiece that will impress the most sophisticated home aficionados. For the first time available on the market, this Custom home offers premium finish work & a symphony of entertaining spaces that embrace the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. All 5 bedrooms are en suite. Yachts are welcome.” Vassos Demetriou is a renowned Kirkland based architect. He was the architect for Charles and Karen Lytle’s new Hunts Point home (p 157 and LW Cruising Hunts Point Southeast – Cozy Cove – Mansions).
  This property is owned by Jerry D. and Angelina Burtenshaw. During the late 1950s and early 1960s Jerry learned the restaurant business from his father opening restaurants under a variety of names throughout the PNW. He later became in charge of Alpine-Burtco, an international catering and concessions company. The company is the concessionaire for Safeco Field (Mariners), the Tacoma Dome and the former Kingdome. Jerry and Angelina created the UW School of Medicine Jerry and Angelina Burtenshaw Scholarship to provide financial assistance to medical students. He received the Dean’s Distinguished Leadership Award from WSU, his alma mater, for leadership and financial contributions to the university. This new mansion was custom built with a top-of-the-line security system and is 9,790 sq ft on 0.9 acres with 178 feet of waterfront.
The mansion is 1/3 mile south of the Boulevard Pl Mansion (previous post).

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