Outdoor and Back Yard A patio spins off the northern end of the house’s main level. It fronts “Main Street,” which unwinds from the heart of downtown Seattle into a pedestrian foot path bordered by a woodland. “We went with a low and robust barrier instead of a tall wood fence to preserve views to the park,” Schaer says. The table and benches are by Crate & Barrel.  Photo 8 of 11 in Seattle Home Carefully Blocks Out Neighbors, While Celebrating Natural Surroundings