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Benjamin Benschneider / the Seattle times
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Search for family home ends in a grand Tudor

Alissa Leinonen was not seeking new construction, “everything so grand and shiny and tricked out” for her family. “I wanted something that felt like home, lower ceilings, character, where I could get away with curiosities and quirky things.” The rathskeller off the living room is packed with character. It has tartan-plaid walls, horse paintings and a wood box-beam ceiling.