This Bainbridge Island home is set atop a decommissioned military bunker that was built in 1904 as a lookout for coastal defense. The homeowners originally intended to tear down the historic bunker, however Seattle–based Eggleston Farkas Architects recommended that they incorporate it into their home design instead.
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"Rather than battle the bunker, an alliance was made," explain the architects on their website. They aligned a concrete garage with the bunker to form the base of the house, and located the living spaces in a cantilevered steel frame. The striking home offers incredible views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains—and it's currently for sale.
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1577 Parkview Drive Northeast, Bainbridge Island, Washington is currently listed for $1,738,000 by Claudia Powers of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty.
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