THE LODGE AT FERN GULLY
72 Fern Gully, Port Ludlow
OFFERED AT: $1,680,000
Ideally situated on over three beautiful acres, this private retreat offers a true respite from our busy lives. Thoughtfully hand built with materials sourced from the property, this home is warm and embracing, welcoming all with it’s healing qualities. With two dwelling spaces, extensive gardens, flexible areas for entertaining that can accommodate various activities, the possibilities are endless.
Meticulously built with attention to every detail and materials sourced from the property, this home is truly one of a kind. The exterior siding of the main house is made from old an growth cedar tree from the property and maintains the natural edge of the tree giving the entire home a true look of old Americana. Upon entering the home the eye is naturally drawn to the warm cedar millwork throughout. The warm earth tones quickly put the mind at ease while large windows connect the inner world to the natural environment seen from every vantage point.
The fully appointed eat-in kitchen includes handmade custom cabinetry, a stainless steel island and a cozy eating area. Set as it’s own wing of the home, the kitchen includes a flexible loft space, plenty of storage, stainless steel appliances and a wood stove. Warm and inviting, this space faces east to capture the morning sun and looks out over emerald green space and the hand built custom swing set.
Through the breezeway that connects the kitchen to the living and dining room, one is awestruck by the incredible room with floor-to-ceiling windows that draw the outside in. The dining space is made for large gatherings with a custom built table that seats fourteen people. The fir floors are warm in look and touch, heated by an efficient and healthy hydronic radiant heat system.
In the great room and living room there is a wet bar and a built in cabinet, both with live edge countertops from the property. The living room has a stunning rock fireplace surround with a highly efficient wood stove that warms the entire space.
The main floor also includes the master bedroom with it’s own private balcony and outdoor fireplace. The master bathroom includes another live edge counter top from the property, tumbled marble stone work, a large walk in shower and an oversized step up spa bathtub. Set apart from the rest of the home, the master suite is a true sanctuary.
The lower level steps out to the beautiful grounds from the family room that has another wet bar with a live edge cedar countertop. The floors are heated concrete throughout the living space, two bedrooms, ¾ spa bathroom and the flexible office or den space. There is also a large entry area that steps out to the other side of the property that could be used for additional bunk bed space or as another office space.
Outside, across the rolling green lawn next to the wildflower pasture that teems with wildlife, nestled among the cedars, is the versatile “tree house”. This flexible space has hosted weddings, farm to table dinners and yoga retreats. This could be an outdoor living and gathering space. The possibilities are endless!
Down a winding path, the property opens to a massive fenced garden space with over 20 raised beds and a beautiful chicken coop. Set above the extensive garden space is the new finished guest space with a large deck and room to sleep four. The guest-house has a kitchenette, ¾ bathroom and laundry facilities.
The lodge at Fern Gully is a truly unique property with tranquility and privacy; a perfect retreat from the chaos that has become our modern world. Come find sanctuary and healing in this custom hand built home in stunning Port Ludlow.