Friday, February 26, 2010

Country Living

Take some time this weekend to drive the Union Hill area of Redmond. The winding roads are perfect for weekend rides by bicycles or car. You’ll find some stunning scenery in the Carnation Valley and its surrounding foothills. Union Hill on the west side of the valley is beautifully treed and private but still an easy commute to where you need to go. If you’re looking for a sturdy home with a country flair I’ve found just the place for you. This house features a large front porch perfect for a few rocking chairs while you relax after a ride. The home is placed with care on a 5 acre parcel of cleared pasture complete with barn and coral. Perfect for human and animals alike. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a modern kitchen surely make the country life easy. There is also a roughed in basement for additional storage or finish it off for more space. Your slice of country offered at $599,950.

Click on blog title above to view the breathtaking photos. To walk the property, or take a closer look, please do get in touch.


Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Seattle Bellevue Homes with Private Pools

Thinking about relocating to the Pacific Northwest and have special amenities you're seeking? I’d be happy to assist. Take swimming pools, for instance...

Are you moving and on the lookout for a little convenient "pool time"? Well a "relo"* to Seattle or Bellevue doesn't mean you have to give up the pool. There are a wide range of homes to choose from in our area, with over 20 homes on the market right now, depending on the size of the pool you'd like and your budget. At the top of the list is a breathtaking 5 bedroom 9 bath home in Medina with an asking price of $26,800,000. And on the other end of the price spectrum, is a cozy 3 bedroom 1 bath Meadowbrook home with an asking price of $389,950.

Click on the City in the blog post above to view the particular homes mentioned. If you’re interested in discussing your Northwest real estate needs with me, please do get in touch.

* Relo = relocation

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Modern (Waterfront) in Magnolia

Embrace your modern seafaring ways on the shores of Magnolia. Take this waterfront 4 bedroom 4 bath duplex and turn into a Miller Hull inspired designed home. Located on the shores of Magnolia work with its natural setting and modern lines and create your own jewel. And with a location just south of the 534 acre Discovery Park you’ll have room to roam if you get tired of gorgeous views. The listing price is $765,000.

Click on blog title above to view the breathtaking photos. To walk the property, or take a closer look, please do get in touch.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Mazama: cool cabin for skiing plus sun on 9+ private shared acres

I love Mazama.

Gather some like-minded skiiers and purchase this 4 bedroom 2.5 bath cabin together in Mazama, WA, near Winthrop and Twisp-- perfect for cross country skiing and mountain biking. $299,000 is the list price, with an offer pending, but back-up offers are being sought.

Go in on this one with some friends. Call me for more details and click on link above to see photos. It's definitely worth a look.

photo from our state's terrific travel site,

Saturday, February 20, 2010

1929 Tudor Home near the Seattle Yacht Club

Well before Opening Day of boating season with its crew races and fanfare on May 1st you can find yourself home in a three bedroom home on Seattle's East Hamlin Street.

Offered at $775,000 this is one of the handful of homes located on the charming loop from Montlake to the Yacht Club and back. A detached two car garage and alley offers parking and sunshine fills up this home with its solarium and sunny perch.

Care to take a look? Give me a call and we'll walk through.

Click on blog title to view pictures and details of this great home.7890

Friday, February 19, 2010

a little bungalow tucked on Capitol Hill, near Volunteer Park

This two bedroom cottage on 19th Avenue East has seen an offer come in, but back-up offers are being requested. Select this condo alternative up in a great part of historic Seattle, where you can walk to the park, shops, Kingfish, Monsoon and more. Turnkey living that can be locked-up and left on a street of grand homes.

Let me know if you wish to take a look. Listing price is $420,900. Click on blog title above to view home.

photo of King Fish Cafe (try their red velvet cake) is from, a terrific blog by Ben and Suann of Vancouver BC. Check it out, especially if you are heading up to the Olympics.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

two bedrooms: $245,000 in Northeast Seattle on nearly 7,000 square foot lot

Set on a private lightly treed glen this two bedroom cottage is a place to find inspiration. Bring your ideas from the Seattle Garden Show and transform this level yard into anything from a bocce ball court to a gardener's paradise. Ample room to grow-- be it inside or out. Step inside and be dazzled by the light and efficient spaces this cottage has to offer. When compared to today's townhomes and condos this cottage offers not only flexible spaces and privacy but a great location to boot.

Feel free to phone, email or DM me to arrange to view this home.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Five Bedroom, 2.75 bath home in Bryant School Boundaries

Take a look! This Bryant home boasts a timeless design combined with the updates of a modern home. 1923 home with original hardwoods, updated windows and brand new second story. Street appeal galore with a gracious front porch to welcome you. Bright living room with fireplace. Large dining room. Spacious kitchen with gas opens up to a sunny wisteria-draped pergola. Light filled formal entry hall features gorgeous staircase to second story. 5 bdrms, 2.75 baths. Media room. Located w/in Bryant School area and in a neighborhood where the kids play together and there are terrific Block Parties.

Listing price $754,000

Let me know if you'd like to come take a look at this beauty.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

1913 Capitol Hill Gem

The home looks as gorgeous today as it did in 1913. Picture-perfect covered porch with swing opens to gracious entry. Inlaid floors, new leaded glass double pane windows and original unpainted woodwork/built-ins. Whole House H2O filtration system, new furnace/AC/h2oHeater. Viking gas range, stainless appliances. Jetted tub w/ radiant heat bath. 2nd story w/ 2 sweet bedrooms. High ceilinged bright, dry, unfinished huge basement offers huge opportunity. Newly renovated garage. Alley access. And a rear sunporch that evokes Cape Cod cheer.

Offered at $759,000 for 4 bedrooms. Please call to arrange a time to walk through with me.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Magnuson Park's Condo Living: with a lush lawn you'll never need to mow

With this home, a large living room with glorious natural light opens up to a private patio and views of rolling lawns and lush vegetation. Perfection: privacy without sacrificing light! Locale offers easy access to Magnuson Park on Lake Washington, the Burke Gillman Trail for cycling, Sand Point Village and Seattle's "old school" and beloved Katterman's pharmacy, plus U Village and more.

Updated with fir trim, paneled doors and new appliances. Family room off the kitchen. Two large bedrooms. Master suite with private bath. An adjoining dining room offers plenty of space. Covered parking, storage space, tennis court, large pool complete this lovely unit's amenities. Offered at $290,00 for this two bedroom, 1.75 bath unit. Care to take a look? Call me for a time to meet there for a walk through.