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Satterlee House

4866 Beach Drive Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116, United States
Date Built:
ca. 1906
Original Architect /
Original Owners:
Ina Baker (1910)
Seattle Classic Box with large massing and hipped roof producing a tiered effect on the front facade.

Historic Seattle’s Role:

A Seattle Landmark designated in 1981, the Satterlee House represents West Seattle’s last remaining original turn of the 20th century “Seattle classic box” homes with expansive front lawn. In 2000, Historic Seattle was granted a preservation easement for the “purpose of preserving historic, architectural, aesthetic, visual, spatial and scenic values of the property in perpetuity including without limitation the current exterior appearance, materials and structure of the building, improvements to the building and site on which it is located and the view of the property from the street.”

Current and Future Uses:

The Satterlee House remains a single family residence.


Photo: Julianne Johnson for Historic Seattle

Ongoing Stewardship and Easements