May 21, 2024


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House listed in Washington owned by prominent politician

A unique property that sits on 200 acres of prime Washington real estate has hit the real estate market for $4.999 million in Olympia.

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The house also has strong political ties since it’s owned by Ralph Munro, who served as Washington’s secretary of state from 1981 to 2001, real estate agent Michael Morrison confirmed with McClatchy News.

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“The peaceful panoramic views of Mud Bay and the enchantment of the forest allow for a truly relaxing experience,” the listing on said. “Triple Creek Farm provides a living experience that fulfills the heart’s desires within one locale, from the towering trees to the rolling green pastures.”

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The stunning estate has three miles of equestrian trails so new owners can go riding and take in the views, plus a five-stall barn and tack room, the listing says.

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The three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom house is 4,323 square feet and “accommodates entertaining with a symmetry that anchors and layers soft textures throughout the home.”

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Highlighted features include:

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  • Wrap-around deck

  • Oversize windows in kitchen

  • Updated kitchen appliances

  • Spa-like bath retreat in primary suite

  • New paint

  • Replaced doors and windows

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“Triple Creek Farm has a unique private setting yet is conveniently located. The world is at your fingertips, just minutes away from all services. Nearby landmarks include the Evergreen State College, Black Lake Mall, and downtown Olympia and Capitol,” the listing says.

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Olympia is about 61 miles southwest of Seattle.

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This story was originally published April 25, 2022 6:37 PM.

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TJ Macías is a Real-Time national sports reporter for McClatchy based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Formerly, TJ covered the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers beat for numerous media outlets including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren