Kingston House is rolling lawns, gardens, woods and a grand mid-century home of douglas-fir and stone. Neither pretentious nor rustic, it is a quintessential Pacific Northwest setting for your celebration or weekend getaway.

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Lavender

The Farm

The Kingston House grounds include a working lavender farm. Our approximately 2,000 plants represent a dozen different varieties.

The Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas boast an ideal climate for growing lavender. Nearby Sequim is known as the lavender capital of North America. Every year is a little different, but our lavender reaches peak-blooming in early-to-mid July. The English varieties (angustifolia) bloom first, followed by the hybrids (lavandin). Unharvested flowers remain attractive through August.

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The Company

In 2017, two of our Kingston High School student employees - Brennan Jacobson and Danny Horwitz - launched a line of personal care products made from Kingston House lavender. Sold at the Kingston Farmers Market and at Thistle Floral & Home, their 'Kingston Lavender Company' product line included plants, soap, candles, sachets and floral mist.

The Festival

When Kinam Sohn purchased the property, she imagined a tranquil, natural place that the community could enjoy. That vision became a reality in 2016, when we hosted our first annual Lavender Festival. Over 600 of our friends and neighbors enjoyed u-cut lavender, live music and food trucks.

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