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Summerwell’s Lot 15 intimate outdoor living area with skylights to draw in natural light and double-sided fireplace. (Matthew Gallant | Clarity NW Photography)
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An outdoor entertainer's delight: Enjoy these exclusive patios by Summerwell Homes

Seattle's unpredictable weather can be an outdoor entertainer's worst nightmare. But with the right home for hosting, clouds no longer have to rain on your backyard parade.

Summerwell Homes, located on Mercer Island, created the first neighborhood in the area in the last 30 years, and it's built specifically for the outdoor lover's delight (yes, even in stormy Seattle).

Each architect-designed home complements its unique site, meaning no two homes are the same. The only corresponding component in each house? Large, beautifully designed outdoor living areas (up to 964 square feet of outdoor living areas), each complete with an inviting, covered area that's oriented to the south or southwest, meaning your home will be equipped with lots of natural light.

Your backyard begins with beautiful landscaping, heritage plantings from the original site with a unique plan for each home, and a custom fence for privacy. As for your grass, each home is equipped with multi-zone irrigation, which enables you to target water distribution with precision, not only keeping your plants lush and vibrant, but also promoting water conservation and savings.

Your driveways and patios are crafted with a combination of pavers and top cast concrete, which are balanced to create a natural, yet highly finished look.

Because each home is designed with indoor and outdoor living in mind, beautiful LaCantina folding glass door panel wall systems help to seamlessly connect both spaces. You have the option of adding a fireplace or fire table, infrared heaters and a built-in grilling space for maximum party potential. No matter what add-ons you go with, you'll feel like you're in your own private outdoor living room, something that's almost unheard of in a bustling city neighborhood.

And speaking of neighborhoods, in an area made for 23 homes, the masterminds at Summerwell only built 16-which means you have more space to do what you love.

The community is surrounded by a tree preservation area in a unique garden setting with a rain garden, flowering trees, and native plantings. A landscape buffer and greenbelt surround the entire five-acre community, and all residents have access to a koi pond with a viewing deck.

Summerwell Homes only has seven homes remaining, so don't miss out on your opportunity to have a house that's the talk of the neighborhood.

Summerwell Homes range from 3,900 to 5,040 square feet and are priced from $2.98 million. Learn more at summerwellhomes.com

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