Archives for July 2012

Fischer Studios Loft-like 1 Bedroom

Expansive loft-like layout in this 1,339 square foot 1 bedroom, 1.75 bath that recently popped on the market for $429,900 in the Fischer Studios building at 1519 3rd Ave, #302.  Great combo of industrial detailing and historic bones.  The building is on the National Historic Register, but the concrete floors, exposed duct work, and raw… Read More

Light Filled at Pike Lofts

Walls of windows with views of the Seattle skyline and green treetops fill this Pike Lofts 2 bedroom, 1.75 bath with light.  Last sold in 2001 for $392,000, this 1,102 square foot unit at 303 E. Pike St, #303 is currently listed for $450,000.  Ten-foot ceilings and an open living space create an airy feeling throughout,… Read More

33 Sales Last Week; West Seattle and Capitol Hill Welcome Your Neighbors!

Last week we had 33 condo and townhome sales, and West Seattle and Capitol Hill are taking in the majority of new residents! West Seattle saw 7 sales including one along Alki and in the Admiral District, and Capitol Hill took home 6 of the sales, including a sanctuary unit equipped with an elevator. 1500… Read More

Seattle Open Houses This Weekend – 7/28 – 7/29

Happy Seafair weekend, Seattle! Along with our annual celebration of summer, there are 94 open houses in the Seattle area this weekend. 3628 Palatine Ave N, Unit B Sunday, July 29, 2012 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM This is the very last unit of four new Fremont townhomes recently constructed by Huber’s Custom Building.  Sleek, modern,… Read More

Industrial Madison Park Loft For Sale

Looking for an air conditioned unit to cool down in Seattle’s balmy 70 degree weather pattern this week? You can find it in Madison Park, right here in this industrial 1 bedroom, 1.75 bath loft. These lofts were just built in 2008, and most feature their own private deck for entertaining, this one included. If… Read More

Cap Hill Co-Op Pending With 7 Offers

Two friends of mine had their eye on a top floor unit at the Maryland, Unit N. The Maryland is a co-op on Capitol Hill on the National Register of Historic Places and unit N has particularly spectacular views. Unit N was priced at $379,900 and rumor has it went to an all cash buyer… Read More

Contemporary, Charming Belltown Loft Unit for Creative Decorator!

If you’re on the market for a DIY home project, check out this Belltown Lofts gem! 66 Bell Street #207 is a 1-bedroom 1-bath loft spanning 783 square feet.  With hardwood floors and exposed brick walls, this updated condo is contemporary with a dash of old world charm.  As evidenced by the photos, it would… Read More

Unique Floating Home on Lake Union

Attention Seattle renters! Here’s a unique home for rent.  2017 Fairview is the location of a dock floating custom home that comes with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a roll up door that opens the living room to a deck right at the edge of Lake Union.  Not only is the lake itself just… Read More

Big Ticket Houses on the Rise; 36 Sales Last Week

I’ve seen a recent trend in big ticket homes over $500,000 selling more and more as we get into the thick of summer, (or lack there of). Last week we had 36 sales here in the surrounding Seattle area, with quite a few very interesting town homes and condos. A few that are worth checking… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend – 7/21-7/22

Summer is in full blast this weekend with Capitol Hill Block Party, Bite of Seattle, and a host of other events taking over the city.  Luckily for any house-hunters, there are also 50 open condos and townhouses available to visit this weekend.  Here are a few of our picks! 8619 23 Ave NE Open House:… Read More

Beacon Hill Mid-Century Modern

Mid-century fans, check out 2618 S Hudson. The house looks tiny but is actually 3,200 square feet, 5 beds, 3.5 baths on a 10k square foot lot. And it is only $500k. However, you likely have some painting to do and you’ll definitely want to re-tile the bathrooms :).

Killer Rooftop Deck Overlooking Lake Union

I love this Pb Elemental NW contemporary townhouse at 2010 8th Ave N. $849k for 2,647 square foot, 3 beds, 3.5 baths. Looks like it sold for $1m back in 2006. What I love the most is the killer roof top deck. Not only does it have killer views but an amazing outdoor kitchen.

Seattle Homes & Lifestyle Magnolia Feature on the Market

Holy Magnolia! This modern custom designed northwest contemporary home was built by architect Bruce Donnelly, and  (no surprise here) was featured in Seattle Homes and Lifestyle Magazine. The exterior almost mimics popular East Asian architecture, with the stacked flat leveled roofing, and build-outs looking out across the Magnolia bluff. The 5 bedroom, 4 bath home… Read More

Big Spenders Last Week; 29 Sales, 3 over $500K!

Last week sales were all across the board, with a few listings under $100k in Greenwood and the South Park area, and a few listings for over half a million in Belltown and Ballard. Out of the 29 listings that went pending last week, I’ve chosen a listing from each price range to showcase what… Read More

Contemporary Ravenna Home with Wine Cellar for Sale

If you’ve ever wanted to call Ravenna your new home, you absolutely must check out this beautiful, newly listed house at 2800 NE 68th Street. Boasting 2 upper level bedrooms, 2 lower level bedrooms, and 3.5 baths, this home also has a fully finished basement and a wine cellar.  Designed by Whitney Architecture, this home… Read More

Build Your Dream Home in Leschi! Property for Sale

Award winning designers PB Elemental’s latest home project is a sleek and modern 4-bedroom and 3-bathroom residence at 1127 33rd Ave S. Located in Leschi, the envisioned home will have 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, designed in an open layout with an emphasis on the 340 square foot master suite.  This planned and permitted lot… Read More

Live/Work Community in Magnolia

I know many urbnlivn readers are on the hunt for unique live/work situations.  Well, check out this new townhome community in Magnolia.  Priced at $825,000, these 3 bedroom, 2.75 bath units at 3207 W. Lynn St each feature an office/bath storefront on the first of four floors. Located in the heart of Magnolia Village, these… Read More

Photos: Inside the Four Seasons Private Residences

Last Tuesday, the Four Seasons Private Residences in downtown Seattle showcased an exclusive preview of their newly refreshed urban condos.  With sweeping views of the waterfront, the complex is located at 99 Union Street, just steps away from Pike Place Market.  The units themselves range in size from 1,328 to 4,488 square feet with prices… Read More

Design Block Party at Rosichelli SODO Warehouse

What: Design Block Party at Rosichelli SODO Warehouse Where: Rosichelli Design 4660 Ohio Ave. South, Unit B, Seattle, 98134 When: This Wednesday, 4 to 8pm RSVP: Facebook I love Jon’s work! He always has the best vintage pieces. Plus it was through him that I met Christopher Balder who helped with the interior design of… Read More

Meet Urbnlivn’s Contributors

I’m long overdue introducing a few new writers we’ve brought on to help out here while I’m busy working skiing, biking and mountain climbing. Here’s who is who: Matt Goyer, publisher of Urbnlivn, has a love for lofts with industrial features and new construction condos that is only eclipsed by his passion for outdoor sports… Read More