Hot Homes: 6 pads with breathtaking mountain views

This is local real estate at its peak.

A home on Lake Sammamish that shows a lake and mountains at sunset from the view of a lavish dining room

We can’t decide whether the view’s better inside or outside at this Lake Sammamish spread.

Photo via Karl Lindor/Windermere Real Estate

When shopping for a home in the Seattle area, water vistas are great, but being able to peep the Cascades, Olympics, or Mount Rainier on a regular basis is a major amenity.

We’ve compiled a few recent listings where the mountain views are top notch.

Rustic Laurelhurst pad, 4545 Sand Point Way NW | $459,000 | 2 BR, 1 BA | Is the Mountain out? Ask yourself the question every morning in this cozy condo that looks out toward Rainier. It’s near the Burke-Gilman Trail and has a private balcony, too. (Listed by Codi Nelson/Windermere)

Eastside condo looking to the Cascades, 3422 161st Court SE, No. 21 | $775,000 | 2 BR, 2 BA | It’s hard to beat the epic scenery from this bright East Bellevue home that offers three separate decks and vaulted ceilings. (Listed by Bryan Hulen/Compass)

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Yeah, we could get used to having breakfast at this Bellevue pad on Sammamish Parkway.

Photo via Sundi C. Mathewsona at RE/MAX Northwest Realtors

Panoramic Bellevue penthouse, 3110 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy | $1,700,000 | 1 BR, 3 BA | Live the high life in two units sold as one, which means double the private decks and more windows to check out the lovely landscape. (Listed by Sundi C. Mathewson via RE/MAX)

West Seattle sunset sensation, 5477 Beach Drive SW | $2,900,000 | 3 BR, 2 BA | Take in the beauty of the Olympics during golden hour with a beachside house and adjacent cottage sold as one. That dramatic fireplace completes the picture. (Listed by Katherine Vincent/Windermere)

A home in Bainbridge Island shows a bdroom with a fireplace and expansive water views.

Imagine waking up to a view like this in Bainbridge.

Photo via Natalie Berry via Windermere Real Estate

Modern Bainbridge Island getaway, 10039 NE South Beach Dr. | $4,400,000 | 5 BR, 5 BA | There’s a deck for gazing out thoughtfully at the distant peaks, but just about every room in the five-bedroom beaut has a killer view. (Listed by Natalie Berry/Windermere)

Lakefront Sammamish palace, 4245 206th Ave. SE | $6,500,000 | 4 BR, 5 BA | We’re already fantasizing about cool nights relaxing in the hot tub with a little bubbly and nothing but nature as far as the eye can see. (Listed by Karl Lindor/Windermere)

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