New Development On Sammamish River Planned

Seattle Times, Sunday September 6, 1959



New Development On Sammamish River Planned

Plans  for development of a 160-acre tract of view property on the Sammamish River at the northeast tip of Lake Washington were announced yesterday by K. A. Sanwick, president of Valhalla, Inc.

A total of 420 lots will be sold for custom building.  The area will be restricted to insure high building standards, and will be known as Valhalla.

A recreational campus at the month of the Sammamish River will be developed to include a yacht basin, a year-round Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis courts, and a private club.  Purchasers also will be given membership privileges in the nearby Wayne Golf Club, Sanwick said.
Terracing of streets and clearing of sites began Friday.  The tract will be open to prospective purchasers September 20.

Sanwick said there will be moorage for 75 boats and the outset.

Street will be paved and curbs installed. Utility lines will be underground. Natural gas, water and sewer facilities will be furnished before homes are completed, Sanwick said.

Lots will be priced from $7,500 up, Sandwick said. Picture Floors Plans will serve as exclusive agent.