West Seattle Contemporary


A contemporary home right by the West Seattle bridge caught our eye this week for it’s deck growing up through the deck feature as well as the monster amount of garage and shop space, and of course, views. It is at 3407 Fauntleroy Wy SW and is listed at $734,950. For that you get 4… Read More

Two West Seattle Mid-Century View Homes

4700 51st Pl SW_liv

They’re really not modern style, but they are pretty much untouched by the remodeler’s hand.  Both have Open Houses this afternoon, Sunday Dec 7th, 1-4 pm  (I know, late again).  So if you’re not looking for a cookie cutter home, townhouses are too cramped, or most moderns are out of your price range, these homes… Read More

New West Seattle 4 Bedroom House With Rooftop Views

1926 41st Ave SW_front

1926 41st Ave SW is a new 4 Star BuiltGreen home in North Admiral.  At 3,138 square feet plus a 2 car garage, it is a large house that doesn’t look overwhelming.  $1,299,950 buys you this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom built by LimeLite Development.  They don’t say what the living area floors are, but they… Read More

Before & After: West Seattle Beach House Masterpiece

6775 Beach Dr SW_back v2

Tom Kundig designed, Roberts-Wygal crafted, this West Seattle contemporary had a great start in life, and lived up to expectations.  On 50 feet of waterfront, 6775 Beach Dr SW is a spacious 4,110 square feet, with 4 bedrooms and 2.75 bathrooms.  It lists for $2,595,000, but considering that the public records say they paid $1,895,000… Read More

West Seattle Beach House


A 5 bedroom, 2.75 bathroom home just went on the market a block away from the beach in West Seattle. It’s located at 9236 Fauntleroy Wy SW. Currently listed at $629,950, it last sold in mid 2013 for $542,000. My favorite features are the large tub and open storage in the kitchen. This is 2,300 square… Read More

Must See Open Houses: August 2 and August 3

Cali main

The sound of fighter jets overhead tells me it must be Seafair Weekend.  If you’re not planning to spend the next couple of days on Lake Washington, might I suggest visiting some of the 261 Open Houses scheduled this weekend?  Here are three new construction options in West Seattle to get you started. 7426 California… Read More

Must See Open Houses: July 26 and July 27

Lucile Main

Looks like the weather’s clearing up just in time to check out some of the 308 Open Houses (!) in Seattle this weekend.  I’ve pulled a few to get you started: two new constructions, one remodeled mid-century, and a complete wild card.  Leave a comment if you see any of these, or any others that… Read More

West Seattle View Project for $561k

3323 33rd Ave SW

A bank owned home at 3323 33rd Ave SW in West Seattle would make a great project for the right person. The house is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 2,360 square foot tri-level built in the late 70’s. It’s said to have views but with only one photo of the place, you’ll have to see… Read More

Redesigned 1911 Craftsman In West Seattle

3937 SW Austin St Treehouse Seattle Home

A 1,317 square foot home recently went on the market in West Seattle for $499,950.  Originally a 1911 craftsman cottage, the space now resembles something akin to a treehouse. This charming 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home is located at 3937 SW Austin St. It has all the right features if you’re looking for “cozy” i.e. the  free-standing stove… Read More

Mid-Century on the Sound

7111 Beach Dr SW - Exterior

We’re digging this mid-century modern in West Seattle on the Sound at 7111 Beach Dr Southwest. But we’re not digging the way overdone HDR photography. Built in 1958 it’s got that mid-century pacific north west vibe with killer sounds views. 3 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms and 2,420 square feet it also has a mother in law,… Read More

New $759k Home on Fauntleroy

4137 Fauntleroy Way SW - Exterior

Another day, another new construction West Seattle home… Here’s a $759k home right on Fauntleroy at 4137 Fauntleroy Way SW. It’s a decent size too at 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3,052 square feet with two car garage. We like the wide plank floors, waterfall island in the kitchen, rooftop deck… We don’t like the… Read More

Potential West Seattle Mid-Century Gem?

5812 SW Spokane St

Hard to gather much about the home at 5812 SW Spokane St. The agent only took one photo and didn’t even get out of the car to take it! And the description couldn’t be much shorter, “View Home. This home features 4 Bed & 3 Bath. Great location in Alki Point. Need TLC. Hurry it… Read More

Isola Home in Fauntleroy

5020 SW 97th St - Exterior

It is incredible how many homes Isola Homes is cranking out. Here’s another one, this time in West Seattle at 5020 SW 97th Street. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 3,182 square feet, huge rooftop deck, 3 car garage, Looks like they built two homes side by side. One is already pending. This one is listed at… Read More

Genesee Mid-Century Modern with a Pool

4721 53rd Ave SW - Living

I’m digging this West Seattle / Genesee Mid-Century modern at 4721 53rd Ave SW (1967 is still mid-century right?). Sizable at 5 bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms and 3,578 square feet. Looks totally livable so you can take your time updating bathroom and kitchen. And just in time for summer there’s a pool with a view. $950,000…. Read More

Newer West Seattle Modern

1933 48th Ave SW - Exterior

A newer modern West Seattle home at 1933 48th Ave SW just hit the market. Listed at $1,495,950 it is selling for less than what they paid for it new in 2007 which was $1,525,000. In hindsight was a terrible year to buy a home. 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,460 square feet. The skylight in… Read More

Re-modeled Sand Point Mid-Century Modern

5300 NE 85th St - Living

Now this is a hot mid-century modern over in Sand Point! 5300 NE 85 St is 4 bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms and 3,650 square feet. I love the views, the wood on the ceiling, exposed brick, big fireplace, remodeled kitchen. This is the one! Just need to do a little work to update the bathrooms. Listed… Read More

Includes Whimsical Murals

Mural 1

I don’t care much for the house at 3425 39th Ave SW in West Seattle but it sure does have some cool murals by Ryan Henry Ward.

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

Newly Built West Seattle Home on 18th Ave W

1.  West Seattle House for Sale - exterior

A newly built house with sleek white interior design is up for sale in West Seattle. It  is 2,090 square feet in size with 3 bedrooms and 2,5 bathrooms for $474,990. The location is close to freeways, parks and shops. It has a great asymmetrical design on the exterior with a similarly built house right next door. The garage can… Read More

Mid-Century Modern with Killer Views

2208 Walnut Ave SW - Living Room

Another listing with mediocre photos! But if we look past them and the furniture choices, I think this mid-century modern is probably a gem. 2208 Walnut Ave SW in North Admiral is huge at nearly 4,000 square feet and has killer views of downtown Seattle across the water. Priced at $995k you get 3 bedrooms,… Read More