This represents the last opportunity to be one of the original buyers of these historic houses erected by the military on Magnolia Bluff around 1900.

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SEATTLE — Sales of the final six Officer’s Row homes at Fort Lawton will launch with an open house March 4–5. This represents the last opportunity to be one of the original buyers of these historic houses located in the heart of Discovery Park.

The 534-acre park features rolling meadows, forest groves, striking cliffs, 12 miles of trails, 2 miles of driftwood-strewn beaches, a lighthouse and views of Puget Sound, Bainbridge Island, and the Cascade and Olympic mountains.

The military erected 26 Colonial-revival homes on Magnolia Bluff around 1900. Various renovations through the years have preserved their character and elegance while introducing modern systems, including kitchens and baths for today’s family living.

“It has all the history,” owner Mila Tatyanina says of her home. But, she adds, it also feels fresh and new.

Fort Lawton is a unique opportunity to live in a natural area just five minutes from the shops and restaurants of Magnolia Village, and 6 miles from downtown Seattle.

“It feels like you’re not living in a city, yet you’re south of the Ship Canal,” homeowner Neal Nuckolls says.

The final Officer’s Row houses afford owners modern conveniences and privacy within a tight-knit community, a throwback neighborhood where kids can ride bikes along quiet streets and roam around a 534-acre backyard.

“For more than a century, Fort Lawton has collected the stories of offices and dreamers,” says Max Wurzburg, director of sales at Fort Lawton. “Today’s owners are establishing a legacy for the next 100 years. There’s no comparable pocket of stability and serenity like this anywhere else in Seattle.”