Blue Heron Lakehouse

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2020: A Year of renovations and renewal

2020 was a year of renovations, as we took on capital projects such as adding a media lounge. building two new outdoor stairways and a new patio, and creating an organic garden. …

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Boating on Seattle’s Waterways

Since you’re considering a stay at the lake, we’re going to take a wild guess that you love being in and around water! Lake Sammamish is one of the warmest lakes in Western Washington, making it ideal for swimming,…

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10 Local Secrets

The Seattle area has more than its share of exciting activities and attractions that we fully recommend, from visits to the Museum of Flight to the iconic Pike Place Market. But this time around we’d like to share some…

Lakehouse Seasonal

Baby It’s Cold Outside

We’ve had some cold nights already at the lake with temperatures dipping to near freezing, and there are still many winter months to come. This would normally be the time of year to hibernate indoors where it’s bright and…

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Space Odyssey

Garages are often not what they seem. Sure, some people actually use them to park cars in, and for storing store lawn equipment and tools. Our garage at Blue Heron Lakehouse started out that way. But you know how…


Don’t Stop the Music

You might say Blue Heron Lakehouse is made for music and dancing.

A small clue is the Sonos speakers in nearly every room of the house, which offers a remarkably rich, surround-sound experience. We upgraded to Sonos Five this year,…


The Secret of Hygge

If you’ve made it through 2020, you have surely heard the word “hygge,” pronounced “HEW-gah.” If you somehow escaped hearing this darling “it” word, here it is: Hygge is a Danish word for which there is no translation in…


Waterfront DIning in Kirkland

Dining with sparkling views of the lake is a natural at Blue Heron Lakehouse, with our view dining room and outdoor tables on the Boathouse and Lakeside terraces. But we also enjoy dining out, and Kirkland’s waterfront restaurants, on…


Summer Breeze: Pristine Air

Lake Sammamish is surrounded by forest and far from any Puget Sound industries, so the air is fresh, clean and clear year-round. You can see it in the intense blue of the sky and the clarity of the mountains…


Leaf-Chasing in the Cascades

Summer at the lake is glorious, with the thrill of spending long days and evenings outdoors. But fall has its own charms. Our gardens transform, with leaves on the vine maples turning crimson and gold, and hydrangea leaves flashing…