Friday, February 27, 2015

So Cool: Who Wants to Buy the Old Queen Anne Fire Station and Transform it into a Home? Listed Today at $649,900

Anderson Cooper's residence in NYC.  Read this story on repurposed
fire stations in New York for inspiration.
Make like Anderson Cooper and purchase a fire station to be transformed into your home.

Opportunities like this don't occur often. The City of Seattle is selling the old fire station on Queen Anne's West slope. View the photo gallery online here

Soaring ceilings (obviously) make for a fun opportunity from a design perspective.  (Indoor basketball, anyone?  Lap pool?) 

Roll up door, three main floor rooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen.  Good location, lot and vistas. Offers will be reviewed on Monday, March 16.  Give me a call or shoot me an email!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Terrific Opportunity to Live in Laurelhurst: 42nd Street Home for Sale. Offers Reviewed Tuesday March 3. $595,000

In a neighborhood with homes like these,
turn to BH&G for Cape Cod design ideas.
A block from Laurelhurst Park, on the lake side of the hill, this little home is located on a street with pristine Cape Cods and charming homes.  The 1940 home welcomes your TLC and updates.  Or approach it anew.  View the photos online here.  Offers will be reviewed on Tuesday and it is listed at $595,00, as-is.  Interested?  Just get in touch with me about this wonderful opportunity in one of Seattle's most charming neighborhoods.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

This House is Done: Modern Reno in Seattle's Magnolia Neighborhood Listed at $1,040,000

Take a moment to view the photos of this completely remodeled midcentury modern home near Discovery Park in Magnolia.  Dark stained floors, white walls, brand new bathrooms and kitchen.  Terraced back yard with patio for entertaining.  Plenty of bells and whistles including radiant in floor heating, designer fireplace, master suite and more.  Phone or email me to discuss.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Huge Workshop and Garage: 2012 Home in Historic Downtown Snoqualmie: Listed at $524,950

The river's nearby and the hills for hiking too.
Head for the hills and revel in the views of Mt. Si and the Cascade mountain range. This nearly new construction home is located in the historic downtown area of Snoqualmie.  3 bedrooms, 2.25 baths.  Vaulted ceilings. Great room.  Lots of storage for mountain and river sports equipment.  Big deck for grilling season.  The North Bend area makes a great base camp for work and play. View the photos here and let me know if you'd like to hear more.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Sweet Little Cottage in the Heart of Greenwood with Large Yard and Garden Space: Listed at $275,000

Green thumb? Visit here to gain inspiration on how to update this
 cottage into an even more welcoming home with
touches like this garden gate.
From its parquet floors to large level lawn, this little home is a great find in a neighborhood where you can walk to so much.  View the online photo gallery here. Offers will be reviewed Wednesday, February 25.  Contact me with any questions: 206/755-2342 or sminer@windermere.com.

1907 Seattle Home on Capitol Hill: $1,350,000

Old Seattle. Rocking chair front porches.  Capitol Hill community.

Offers will be reviewed next Thursday the 26th on this classic Seattle home located just off Aloha on 15th Avenue.  Huge formal spaces, full length sleeping porch upstairs and original charm like leaded windows, woodwork, fireplace tiles and radiators.  View the photos here. Four bedrooms, 2.25 baths, 2 car garage and basement. 

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Whidbey Island Vacation Home: Mutiny Bay Beach House. Sandy Beachfront Listed at $695,000

Enjoy day hikes like this one on Ebey's Landing on the same side of the Island.
This beach cabin is perfectly situated on Mutiny Bay, to enjoy Olympic Mountain, water views and glorious sunsets.  Go crabbing or kayaking, enjoy the large lawn and putter around the spacious greenhouse to overwinter plants, force spring bulbs, and start summer vegetables.  Oversize two car garage offers extra room in this 1975 cabin. Contact me for more information.

Bring Your Creativity: 1940s Richmond Beach Home on Large Lot with Indoor Swimming Pool and More

Imagine the "Afters".  Peruse Pinterest for design ideas.
This 1947 Shoreline area home offers unique architecture on a private lot with loads of potential. The design-savvy buyer will have fun creating some dramatic Before and Afters with this one. 

In addition to a large living room, a separate family room and a dining room, the property features an approximately 1,800 square foot indoor pool room. Complete with wood paneling, a wood stove, powder room and a bar, the swimming pool offers a fun spot for workouts and entertaining.

Soaring ceilings and open stairways could be striking features.  Take a look at the photos online here to see what the house is like, and what it could be.  Care to hear more? Just give me a call or shoot me an email.  This would be a fun project!  Listed at $988,000.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

1958 Midcentury Modern Home Listed Today at $550,000: Seattle's North End

Turn to Dwell for design inspiration for homes like this.
Embrace the clean lines of the era with this three bedroom, 1.75 bath Meadowbrook home with art studio, wine cellar and garage.  Terrific, spacious deck for outdoor living.  Take a look at the photo gallery and contact me to hear more.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

1923 Craftsman Home for $889,000 in Madison Park

Learn more about the park here.
View the home's photos and contact me for further info.  Wonderful walking community.  Two car garage off the alley. Lower level with potential expansion opportunities for more bedrooms. Close to Lake Washington and the Village.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Bryant's Blue Cottage: 3 Bedrooms. List Price of $565,000

Classic Craftsman on quiet street in Bryant.  View photo gallery here of its 1908 charm including fireplace, hardwoods, formal dining room with wainscoting and more.  Basement is ready and plumbed for adding a second bath.  Offers reviewed this Tuesday February 17. Contact me for further information.

Stroll to Dinner at Frank's Oyster House: Farmhouse in Bryant/Ravenna for $499,000

Just listed, this bright and cheery 1908 in-city farmhouse has been remodeled with great charm.  Airy, vaulted ceilings and open floor plan cook's kitchen plus a deck for entertaining.  Walk to University Village or hoof it to Husky games.

Wonderful neighborhood.  On street parking.  Not on an arterial.  View the photos here and let me know if I might be of assistance.  Offers to be reviewed on Monday, February 16.

Neighborhood favorites?  Tuesday night is 30% champagne night at neighborhood spot Frank's.  Ravenna Park and Kidd Valley's just down the hill too.  Lots to walk to from this home.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Terrific, Stylish Remodel: 4 Bedroom Home Listed at $599,000

Pull up a stump and stay a while.
Check out the photos of this midcentury modern home that has been updated and reenergized.  Nice touches abound outside including new landscaping, fencing and more.  Inside you'll note sleek finishes and new spaces.  Let me know if you'd like to hear more about this one.  Offers being reviewed on Tuesday.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Make Magnuson Park Your Front Yard with This 3 Bedroom 3 1/2 Bath Townhome Listed at $579,995

Patio living ideas.
Take a look at the photos of this 2007 townhome in a three unit building with garage and patio.  Conveniently located for bike commuting via the Burke Gilman and for UW, Seattle Children's and more.  Magnuson Park is just down the road with University Village and all of its amenities nearby.  Care to hear more? Give me a call.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Rocking Chair Front Porch: Greenlake House $620,000

Traditional Home magazine offers terrific ideas
for sprucing up front porches like this.
A river rock garden wall welcomes you to this 1914 home perched above the street for privacy.  Leaded glass windows and a spacious covered front porch.  Located on Corliss Avenue near Maple Leaf, this three bedroom house offers an unfinished basement with expansion opportunities.  View the photos here.  Offers to be reviewed February 17.  Questions? Give me a ring or shoot me an email!

Monday, February 2, 2015

New on the Market: 1940s View Ridge Property with Stunning Views

Virtually untouched midcentury interiors await your vision on this outstanding property.  Refresh, renew or rebuild.  The online photos are here.  This 1947 five bedroom home on 51st Avenue NE offers a blank slate and breathtaking views.  The one story View Ridge home with daylight lower level enjoys Cascade Mountain, Lake Washington, and Kirkland views from its current Master bedroom, living and dining rooms.  The kitchen, with a breakfast area, boasts Mount Rainier and floating bridge views!  Listed today at $789,000.  Contact me for more information.