Inside the 34-Acre Island Estate That K-Mart Built

Chris Kresge, the heir to K-Mart, is unloading an expansive Island compound for $1.595 million, reports Curbed. The compound, located on Washington's Fidalgo Island, features a private seven-acre lake, footbridges that can be remotely raised to permit unobstructed kayaking, and multiple buildings. Click through to take a tour of the jaw-dropping estate that K-Mart built.

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Chris Kresge, the heir to K-Mart, is unloading an expansive Island compound for $1.595 million, reports Curbed. The compound, located on Washington's Fidalgo Island, features a private seven-acre lake, footbridges that can be remotely raised to permit unobstructed kayaking, and multiple buildings. Click through to take a tour of the jaw-dropping estate that K-Mart built.
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Here's a view of Kresge's modern home, which according to Curbed, was inspired by the designs of RIchard Meier.
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The island escape is located 71 miles North of Seattle and boasts over 34 acres of land. If you're itching for privacy, this island compound is what the doctor ordered. And, the list price is a relatively reasonable $1.595 million.
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The home sits on a private seven-acre lake, which hosts much water play including kayaking, boating, or if you don't have your sea legs, sun-bathing.
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Here's a view of the extensive hallway in one of the property's buildings. The lush estate boasts a guest cottage, wood cabin, shop building, and caretaker's apartment.
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A view of Kresge's kitchen, a room that doesn't look like it is has been outfitted with K-Mart appliances.
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Another look at the kitchen.
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The kitchen connects to the sunny dining and family rooms.
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The remote home isn't without its share of high-end electronics. Curbed reports that the Northwest pad features an internal fiber-optic network and security system that can be monitored from anywhere in the world via iPhone.
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A remote island escape means residents have lots of time on their hands. Kresge obviously took advantage of the quiet solitude with tons of literary material.
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A close look at the stacked stone fireplace.
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Here's a look at one of the bedrooms in the pad. Yearly taxes on the property total close to $6,000, according to the public listing.
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In addition to the multiple buildings on the estate, the property also boasts an irrigated meadow that's prepped for a vineyard.
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Kayak around the private island and you'll find multiple homes dotting the landscaped. There are also hiking trails and multiple eco-systems scattered throughout the island.
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Here's a view of the living room in the cottage.
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A view of one of the remote controlled drawbridges.
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