Take a tour of the most expensive home for sale in Seattle

The most expensive listing in Seattle isn’t a city slicker’s penthouse. It’s a tree-covered paradise on the shores of Lake Washington.

Designed by architect Craig Stillwell, the Northwestern contemporary home was built in 2008. Dave Malcolm, the managing director of Microsoft Accelerator, along with wife Shelley, bought the property in 2004 for $US3.5 million and spent four years building the gorgeous house, according to Curbed.

Keep scrolling for an inside-out tour.

Seattle's most expensive home has just hit the market.

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It's a lakefront beauty incorporating modern design and breathtaking views of Lake Washington.

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Natural wood finishes co-mingle with beamed ceilings.

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The house is a huge, measuring a total of 11,800 square feet.

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The family room opens out onto the backyard via Fleetwood doors.

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It's hard to imagine the sparse, modern kitchen ever getting dirty.

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You can gaze at the lake while you cook.

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The property is covered with trees, making for some beautiful views during the daytime.

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Th master bedroom has sunlight and shelf space in spades. The house has seven bedrooms in total.

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This giant bathroom has a jetted tub, basin sink, and rainfall shower head.

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There's a full exercise room as well, with water views. Noticing a trend here?

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The second floor's outdoor space is second to none.

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But then again, the first floor's outdoor sitting area is no slouch.

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There's no pool, but there is a roomy Jacuzzi.

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The dock is huge.

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The property spans 145 feet of waterfront.

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