Monday, March 30, 2015

Perfect Spot on Road End for Your New Modern Home: North Seattle Vacant Lot for $600,000. Close to Matthew's Beach and Lake Washington, Burke Gilman Trail and More

Read about this new "cabin in the woods" by surfer/architect
Andy Neumann on here.
In-City opportunity to create from scratch your new Seattle home.  Located on 46th Avenue NE, the lot offers Westward sunset light.  A modern house would fit in perfectly with neighboring homes. A topographical survey has been completed. Click here to view map and for more info.  Then, let's talk.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Relo? Close to Microsoft and Audobon Elemetary: 5 Bedroom Home Listed at $679,000

Is that you Alice?

Take a look at this Redmond home close to Lake Sammamish and an easy commute to MSOFT Campus.  Photos may be viewed here

Quiet street with lush backyard retreat and deck. 1974 architecture with updated kitchen. Huge Great Room in addition to formal spaces.   Recently added Milgard windows, hardwood and stone floors, plus remodeled master bath and updated wiring, insulation and plumbing.  

Take a look and let me know if you'd like to hear more. Offers will be reviewed March 31.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Hang Out by Your Own Private Pool While Taking in the Lake Washington and Cascade Mountain Views: Mid Century North Seattle Home Just Listed

Tomorrow's supposed to hit the upper 60s here in Seattle tomorrow.
Peruse recipes for summer, here.
The lake views!  The swimming pool!  Close to the Burke Gilman Trail and perched above the lake in Mathews Beach this midcentury modern home on a private corner lot is listed at $1,050,000. Open floor plan and chic updates like cement fireplace surround with slab granite. Sub Zero fridge with drawers, soap stone basin-style sink and more. Two car garage.

Offers will be reviewed March 30. Please take a moment to view the photos online, including a drone shot which shows the property well.  Care to take a look or learn more? Give me a call. This is a fun opportunity. Imagine summer here. #commutebybike

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Busy Street in Shoreline Boasts a Three Bedroom Mid Century Fixer, Tucked Away: $399,000

Imagine the kitchen renovated like this one in Dwell.
Fun 50s design opportunity for the creative buyer. This estimated 3,600 square foot home tucked behind a privacy fence with entry courtyard offers off-street parking (plus a garage). It also has been partially renovated with a huge, approximately 1,600 square foot unfinished addition which could be come a great room, Chef's kitchen or spacious work-from-home office.  The basement offers more customizable expansion potential. Located across from the 189 acre Hamlin Park, this 1955 house offers easy access to schools, stores and I5.  Take a look at the photos online here. Just imagine what this Fixer could be!


Friday, March 20, 2015

1910 Seattle Craftsman: A Classic Seattle Home Gracefully Updated

Talk about street appeal!  From the fresh, historic feeling front porch you'll walk into a bright and cheerful home. Surprises include soaring ceilings, cool modern baths and an open floor plan.  The online photo gallery will show you the 2005 permitted updates on this Ravenna Craftsman home.  Four bedrooms, 3+ baths, a gourmet kitchen and more. Excellent area for walkability. Let me know if you care to learn more about this Seattle classic with modern updates.  Listed at $975,000.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Knockout Puget Sound Salt Water Views & Olympic Mountain Sunsets: $635,000 Spacious Tidy House Just Made for Entertaining

Ryan Lang's photo of nearby Three Tree Point. Wikipedia image.
Updated 1950 home in the Shorewood on the Sound Community. Offering breathtaking Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain views plus space for your boat and more.  Beach privileges to the Shorewood Community Beach and boat ramp are available with a Community Club membership. Refinished hardwood floors and huge windows.  Large spaces. Giant deck and patios. Tidy gardens. View the photos online here and let me know if you'd like to hear more.

Monday, March 16, 2015

New Construction in Bryant with a Modern Bent: Gorgeous New Home

Just completed on 34th Ave NE in Bryant is a great blend of old and new charm. A large welcoming front porch with 3,500 square feet of living space. 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. A great addition to one of Seattle's best neighborhoods.  Follow this link for additional information and photos.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Dream Home Alert! Another View Lot for Building on Mercer Island: $850,000

Dream of going modern?  Learn about this residence in Sweden.
City of Seattle, Lake Washington and Cascade mountain views on a street with nice neighboring homes.  This level lot above I-90 was just listed and has a good photo gallery online to show you the potential. Existing home on the lot in the First Hill neighborhood would need to be scraped.  Offers will be reviewed Monday evening the 16th. Interested?

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Build Your Dream Home on Cul de Sac on Mercer Island: $2,795,000

Turn to Elle Décor for deck ideas.
Take a look at the photos of another home by this builder and to see the views from this property.  Help select finishes and design now on this four bedroom, 3.25 bath home with cantilevered covered deck to take in those lake views. Lakeview Highlands neighborhood.  Care to hear more?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Six Bedroom 1969 Broadview Home with Huge Yard, Near Puget Sound Listed at $835,000

Just a portion of the huge yard.

Imagine this home with furnishings and décor like this.
Excellent neighborhood for sunset strolls to admire Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain views.  This 60s home on a sprawling, park-like lot features tall cedar ceilings and period touches. Embrace the aesthetic and deck this one out Room & Board style.  2. 75 baths.  Tons of room for gear. Garages.  Fire pit.  Online photos here. Give me a call or send me an email so we can discuss!

Monday, March 9, 2015

Fix and Flip: Bryant Tudor Home Listed at $390,000. Directly Across from the School.

Old houses always had pots in their kitchen windows.
Here's a fresh look at ideas using Ikea goods
from Instagram/ Gardenista.

This 1926 home is an opportunity for a complete renovation.  The online photos give you a glimpse of its character, condition
and potential. Looks directly at the wonderful old brick, Bryant elementary school. Offers to be reviewed this Saturday. Contact me for further information on this "As-Is" four bedroom home with expansion potential in its full height unfinished basement.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Historic Lake Front Saw Mill in Monroe Listed as Private Residence. For Sale at $1,188,000

Live the dream. (If it involves big old concrete saw mills and 400 feet of no bank lake front, that is.) 

The 1903 Wagner Mill Power House building is situated on over ten acres of Downton Abbey-esque rolling lawns and water vistas. The building is on the historic registry and is available for transforming into a gorgeous, dramatic private estate.   Lake Wagner waterfront.  Equestrian barn. 4 hole golf chip/putt green. Shop with loft and guest suite.  Take a look at the 25 photos that are online here.   Intrigued?

Friday, March 6, 2015

Fishing in Ilwaco: Surf Shack, 3 Bedroom Manufactured Home for $75,000

Muizenberg Beach in Cape Town has gotten a great deal of attention for these
bold hued surf shacks. Opt for something equally vivid for this inland home
to give it a true, edgy beach vibe.
15 minutes to Astoria and the beach. Tidy yard with a three bedroom two bath 1981 manufactured home in search of TLC and freshening.  Located in Pacific County's Vandalia area, this house is surrounded on two sides by a greenbelt. Carport, two outbuildings and lots of parking for boats etc.  Wood stove inside and big deck outside for barbecuing the fish you'll catch.  Photos are here. Imagine this little spot spruced up.

Little Things to Up That Curb Appeal

Planting and training vines can add a lot to a home's first impression.  Be sure to regularly clip them and patrol for cobweb removal.  Read ideas on what to plant here from Gardenista.

Circa 1900: Spiffy Queen Anne Home Awaits You. Listed Today at $899,000

Neat as a pin and like an historic home on the cover of Country Living magazine. This good looking house has charm and history: just take a look at the photos online.  Three bedrooms. Fenced yard, garage and more. Located on West Blaine. Offers to be reviewed on March 12th.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Check Out the Terrific Updated Kitchen in This 1927 Ravenna Home For Sale at $779,888

These Ravenna home owners designed a Domino-worthy
kitchen. Read here for more kitchen ideas like these.
View the online photo gallery for this home with a gorgeously updated kitchen: marble, Wolf range, subway tiles, vintage look lighting and more.  This new kitchen leads through French doors to a covered 300 square foot deck.  Reviews will be reviewed on Wednesday March 11.  Let me know if you would like to learn more about this four bedroom charmer just north of 75th.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Bryant Cottage Near Top Pot Donuts and Grateful Bread: Listed at $455,000

Offers will be reviewed on Tuesday, March 10 for this 1929 Bryant bungalow.  This little house offers room to grow with its unfinished basement space and a second story above the garage. Perfectly situated on a quiet street, the walkability of the area makes it a terrific home base.  And if you're looking to start fresh: note, that newer homes have been built in the area, too, on lots like these.  Alley access and garage, secluded deck for outdoor living, and a back room with wood stove and lots of windows.  View the photos here and give me a call or email.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

What Will You Build? Inverness Lot for Sale in Seattle. Listed at $285,000

Check out this Before & After at Sunset for ideas.
Design your dream home in Seattle, in a neighborhood with million+ dollar residences and hillside views.  Tucked East of Sand Point Country Club's golf course in the Inverness neighborhood, this 3,000 square foot lot for sale puts you close to the Burke Gilman Trail, Magnuson Park, Lake Washington and more.  A few photos are here.  A 2005 soils study and foundation/site plan are available to review and Google Street View offers a good look at the lot too. Care to hear more?

Monday, March 2, 2015

Like a Doll House in Wedgwood: 5 bedroom, 3.25 Bath Home Listed at $900,000

Dollhouse by Goliath Miniatures.
I've watched this home emerge over the years and it's fun to see the details inside.  Intricate moldings, curved windows, period-like details... this home on a corner lot in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood is like a life-sized doll house.   (Really- just look at the photos!)  Bonus space on the third story can be finished to exactly meet your needs.  Home office?  Art studio?  Personal gym?  Walk to the Wedgwood Broiler, QFC, Café Javasti, the Wedgwood Ale House, All That Dance and more.  Take a look at the online photo gallery to see if you'd like to throw your hat in the ring on this unique home with offers being reviewed on Monday, March 9.  Let me know if you'd like to learn more.