The Navy is seeking public comment regarding the giant house that sits on the hill above Smith Cove, known as the Admiral’s House.
The Navy is selling the eight-bedroom, two-story home with one of the best views in the city. It is not occupied and is no longer needed as an officer quarters. The house sits on almost four acres of land.
Admiral’s House was built in 1944 and the two story home has 7,316 square feet, a full basement, stucco exterior and a detached garage.
With the sale of the property there is no guarantee that new owners will restore and protect one of Magnolia’s premiere views. Concerned citizens wants the Navy include a view easement in the sale agreement for this property, which the City gave the Navy in the 1940s at no cost.
You can submit comments no later than Friday, July 17 to Christopher Runner, NAVFAC Northwest by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.