Kundig Designed – Leschi View Home

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  This Tom Kundig designed home at 414 34th Ave S is back on the market again.  It was sold last year, in 2010, and in 2005.  They seem a little shy about the square footage this time, but public records show it as 2,619 finished and 940 unfinished (that data could be out of date). … Read More

Leschi View Home By MidCentury Master

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411 Erie Ave was designed by well known architect Ted Bower.  A 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom modern, it has clear views across the lake.  Listing for $1,697,000, the house was renovated in 2013.  The kitchen had a full remodel and the bathrooms have been updated.  A third bedroom was added under the back deck, and a… Read More

Leschi Modern Has It All

101 Euclid Ave

This energy efficient modern (I’m running out of superlatives), at 101 Euclid Ave, is on a hillside overlooking a greenbelt and the lake.  Listing at $1,388,000, it has 3 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms and 3,000 square feet.  It was designed by Balance Associates, who have this to say about it; “Poor soils and a spectacular view… Read More

Thinking Outside the Box in Leschi

3508 E Spruce St

The architect for this house didn’t seem to like square rooms or houses.  Built in 1990, this contemporary house at 3508 E Spruce St has the thrown together look of a tree house.  The not designed look is well thought out and the main floor has a well laid out open floor plan, with a… Read More

New Listing Monday

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I’m guessing most of you are wishing about now that this was a three day weekend. So put your precious time to good use and look at real estate.  I’ve picked 4 brand new listings for your pleasure.  Because of limited selection, I warn you in advance that they start at a million and work… Read More

Leschi Designer Home

316 Lake Washington Blvd S - Bedroom

316 Lake Washington Blvd South is a pretty hot home designed by architect Robert Hutchinson with Rocky Rochon interior. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,550 square feet, 7,200 square foot lot. Priced at $1.35m it sold in 2011 for $730k. Open from 1-4pm Sunday. [google-map-v3 shortcodeid=”a4f6eedc” width=”100%” height=”350″ zoom=”15″ maptype=”roadmap” mapalign=”center” directionhint=”false” language=”default” poweredby=”false” maptypecontrol=”true” pancontrol=”true”… Read More

Sounders GM Adrian Hanauer’s Waterfront Home

1130 Lakeside Ave S - Exterior

According to Curbed, Sounders GM Adrian Hanauer, has put his Leschi waterfront contemporary home on the market for $3,985,000. This is the first time that 1130 Lakeside ave S has been on the market since in 1998 whatever was there sold for $660,000 and this home was built in 2002. The home has an incredible… Read More

Lofty Leschi Townhouse

301 Lakeside Ave S - Exterior

301 Lakeside Ave S – unit B has been on the market over a month but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth checking out! It definitely has a lofty feel with the nice feature of being almost on the water. It’s one of a six townhouses down in Leschi. Unit B is 2 bedrooms, 2.5… Read More

Seattle Modern Home Tour 2014


Urbnlivn had the privilege once again this year to partake in the annual Seattle Modern Home Tour.  The self guided tour took us through some of the best North Western modern designs by local architects; some are for sale and some just for design showcase. The tour took us from West Seattle to Magnolia to Leschi to Madison Valley,… Read More

1941 Leschi View Home w/Hot Tub

111 Lake Washington Blvd - Hot tub

I kinda like this Leschi home built in 1941 at 111 Lake Washington Blvd. 3 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms, 2,260 square feet. I like the view, the big decks, hot tub… Don’t love the kitchen remodel but it’ll do. Still some opportunity to fix up the bathrooms. I’d probably switch out the doors with something more… Read More

Victor Steinbrueck Home Has Potential??

1110 Lake Washington Blvd S - Exterior

Here’s another project for you! A a Victor Steinbrueck built home at 1110 Lake Washington Blvd S. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2,830 square feet for $725k. Feels pricey given how much work you’re going to need to put into it. But it has views and is close to Leschi marina. [google-map-v3 width=”540″ height=”350″ zoom=”15″ maptype=”roadmap”… Read More

Live Green on the Lake

1111 Lake Washington Blvd S - Exterior

Here’s another new construction home not quite on, but very close to being on, Lake Washington. 1111 Lake Washington Blvd S is a 4-star Built Green home with killer views. $1.6m for 4 beds, 4.5 baths, 3,761 square feet. I dig the views, roof top patio, stairway detail. Not digging the wall mounted AC units,… Read More

Elemental Designed Home Perched Above the Lake

415 Lakeside Ave S - Deck

Incredible views of Rainier from this Elemental Designs brand new home perched above Lake Washington, just south of the Leschi Marina. 415 Lakeside Ave S was just built and hit the market at $1.575m for 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3,901 square feet. I love the 677 square feet of decks. And it is sweet that… Read More

Waterfront Leschi Contemporary Home


After featuring two stunning modern homes on the west shores of Lake Washington this week it seemed like we should also give you a heads up about a contemporary waterfront home in Leschi that just popped on the market. This one though is a little more pricey at $4.25m! (Though when it was on the… Read More

Tom Kundig View Home


Every week I have a new favorite home! :) This week it is a Tom Kundig designed home in Leschi with incredible views. You can find it at 414 34 Ave S. 3,190 square feet, 3 beds, 2.25 baths, huge deck, lots of metal and glass… A Redfin agent recently toured this and had this… Read More

Million Dollar Leschi Craftsman House


Originally built in 1905, this Leschi home underwent a remodeling, and it’s turned into quite a looker! Boasting all new systems, the house has hardwood floors, tall ceilings, and extraordinary detailing. The 3 bedroom and 3.25 bathroom craftsman house spans 3,030 square feet over 2 stories, including a basement. Master bedroom includes 2 hefty-sized closets,… Read More

I Might Move To Leschi For This


I’m not really following Leschi real estate closely enough to know if $645k for, 425 Randolph, a 1,540 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom place that is contemporary with great views of Lake Washington is a good deal. But it seems reasonable. Though I would re-do what appears to be the recently remodeled kitchen and… Read More

Milton Stricker’s Personal Residence

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Architect Milton Stricker, who apprenticed under legendary Frank Lloyd Wright in the 50’s, passed away in 2008 and now his personal residence at 3211 S Massachusetts St is on the market. It is in Leschi, 2,340 square feet, 3 beds, 3.5 baths and priced at an “affordable” $715k. While it looks to be in great… Read More

Two Cheap Expensive Rentals

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Yes, I meant the contradiction in the headline. The two rentals below are definitely not for the average renter at $3,750/mo and $4,650/mo. But do the numbers and they’re cheap for what you get, at least compared to buying them outright. First, a gorgeous contemporary home in Leschi with sweeping views of Lake Washington and… Read More

Leschi Contemporary Before & After

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Here’s another home that needed work, got snapped up, and is now back on the market. 1311 32nd Ave S sold for $578k back in February and is now back at a whooping $1.25m. The home is a 3 bed, 3 bath, 3,230 square foot a couple blocks off Lake Washington Boulevard. Will it sell… Read More