Historic Rucker Mansion in Everett hits the marketplace for the primary time in 23 years
EVERETT, Wash. — Perched excessive on a hill overlooking Everett, you may discover a house on the market that is the definition of stately.
“The grandeur, the structure, the eye to element by way of the craftsmanship is basically outstanding,” mentioned Bob Kerr.
Constructed for $40,000 by timber tycoon brothers Wyatt and Bethel Rucker, the Rucker Mansion stands nearly unchanged because it was accomplished in 1905.
When Bob and Brenda Kerr first noticed the house in 1997, it did not take lengthy for the then newlyweds to say ‘I do’ to the home too.
“This confirmed up on an actual property journal the identical week that we talked about it. Got here up right here on Sunday, noticed it, purchased it on Monday,” mentioned Bob.
Sitting on practically three acres, the ten thousand square-foot home has 6 bedrooms, 7 bogs, and extra historical past than most properties within the Northwest.
“There’s a big bathe within the downstairs and through prohibition, they’d an enormous prohibition get together right here they usually had been taking all of the alcohol and dumping it down the drain,” mentioned Brenda.
The Kerr’s spent a lot of their 23 years within the homemaking renovations that match the interval it was in-built.
“The final transform was the grasp bathtub that we’re fairly pleased with. We spent a substantial amount of time and power ensuring it was good,” mentioned Bob.
Brenda added, “One of many issues I like a lot concerning the kitchen is the French vary,” she mentioned. “The fridge is simply a big armoire trying.”
“The smoking room I feel is exclusive. It is bought quiet quarry granite with a fire and arch on each side of it. The woodwork in there may be Birdseye Maple and Honduran mahogany.”
And did we point out the house even comes with its personal ballroom?
“There are such a lot of entertaining alternatives. Who has a ballroom? You’ll be able to have so many nice events right here.” mentioned Britt Wibmer, co-listing agent for Realogics Sotheby’s Worldwide Actual Property.
The mansion is such part of town’s historical past it was added to the Nationwide Register of Historic Locations in 1975.
“The final time this home offered was 22 years in the past and it usually comes up each technology or two, so it is actually a uncommon alternative for somebody wanting a very historic home,” mentioned Brad Vancour, co-listing agent for Realogics Sotheby’s Worldwide Actual Property.
It could be a home steeped in historical past, however Brenda and Bob hope the long run proprietor of Rucker Mansion will make as many recollections as they did.
“We simply wish to hand it off to a different purchaser that can find it irresistible like we do,” mentioned Brenda.