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3. Mercer Island, Washington

List Price: $28.8 million
Size: 14,000 sq ft
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 12

A home that can take your breath away, the Boulevard Place Estate on Mercer Island in Lake Washington is an example of American romanticism : The home was inspired by Greek revival architecture with curved arches and columns . It features multiple outdoor terraces overlooking water views, rooms with 23 foot ceilings, multiple guest quarters and an outdoor 150” plasma screen. The home is just outside Seattle, itself offering a range of romantic activities and scenery.

Photo & Listing: Moira E. Holley, Listing Agent | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty