81 Vine St Work Loft

81 Vine St unit 100 is a commercial loft that just hit the market for $505k which is a good price! Note that this is a commercial loft. But what if you wanted to make it a live/work loft? In talking to the listing agent, that is certainly a possibility but you’d need the permission… Read More

81 Vine Penthouse Corner Loft

Loft fans, here’s a top floor corner unit penthouse for you in the 81 Vine building in Belltown. It isn’t in the original building section, but perched on-top in the two floors added to the top. It does have some big timber beams though which is a nice touch. 891 square feet, floor to ceiling… Read More

New listing in a Belltown Boutique Building

Welcome to 81 Vine St,  a 1914 factory lovingly restored by Geise Architects (who also houses their studio office here.)   We are very fond of this building with its historic roots and only 24 mixed use live/work goodness.  The units here are quite varied and unique and the location can’t be beat.  This unit is 1 bedroom,… Read More

Fully Furnished Belltown Loft

Meet unit 300. This 1,840 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom meets all the requirements of a stellar loft: exposed brick, views of the sound, vaulted ceilings, a sleeping loft for guests, distressed hardwood floors, the list goes on. What got me was the library-esque ladder in the master bedroom and built-in office space for… Read More

Live/work at the Industrial 81 Vine Loft

81 Vine lofts epitomizes the art of industrial chic in the heart of Belltown. A new loft has just been listed on the market for a 1 bedroom loft at 669 square foot with 0.75 bathroom. The historical 1914 factory building was restored by award winning architects at Geise Architects. They maintained the essence of the… Read More

Belltown Loft w/Exposed Brick, 15′ Ceilings, Concrete Floors…

If you’re looking for a “true loft” check out #308 at 81 Vine in Belltown. Exposed brick, 15′ ceilings, concrete floors, wood ceiling, 110 square foot lofted sleeping area (don’t hit your head!). Looks pretty sweet. $370,000 for 775 square feet (+110 square feet). Dues feel a little pricey at $422/month. Last sold in June… Read More

Belltown Sales Are Up; 39 Total Sales Last Week

As we approach mid October sales will typically remains steady throughout the month and beginning of November, and take a  slight dive near the Holiday weeks that follow. Last week we saw 39 total sales across the board, with a notably higher number of sales in Belltown, especially those mid range 1-2 bedrooms units under… Read More

Great Loft at 81 Vine Back on the Market

After a year hiatus, 81 Vine #306 is back on the market. It’s got 16′ ceilings, 10′ windows and impeccably staged. Same price as last time. $349k. Last sold in December of 2005 for $380,000. Will it sell this spring now that the market is heating up again? Here’s what we wrote about it last… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

33 condos and townhouses sold last week in Seattle. In new construction condos, Escala closed on a 1-bedroom (#1707) while Gallery closed two more (#708 and #308) in its countdown to sold out. And in resales, it seems the storied sales we have to examine are in Belltown: 81 Vine St #504 Most notable for… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

There were 30 closed sales for condos and townhouses in Seattle last week. In new construction condos, Gallery closed on two units (#908 and #609), as did Olive 8 (#3400 and #3010). And in resales, it is a trip down Urbnlivn memory lane because we’ve posted about three of these four condos in the past:… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

There are 112 condos and townhouses hosting open houses this weekend in Seattle. Our picks for the weekend include a penthouse with Ballard Locks views, two units at 81 Vine in Belltown, and the impressive interiors of one Lamplighter condo that was just listed on Capitol Hill. 3100 W Commodore Way #403 Sunday, 1-4PM Can… Read More

Penthouse at 81 Vine Back On

I need to stop by and check out this double-height penthouse at 81 Vine one of these days. 81 Vine #504 has been off and on the market for a year now. After an almost six month hiatus it is back, priced at $449,000. A big reduction from its last listing at $549,000 and well… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

Seattle has 124 condos and townhouses to show you this weekend in open houses. Following are a few that you may want to check out for yourself. 81 Vine St #300 Saturday, 11AM – 1PM 81 Vine is one of those Belltown addresses that is tattooed on my brain and categorized under ‘lust-worthy lofts’. #300… Read More

Great Belltown Loft at 81 Vine

Corey sent me this great loft at 81 Vine, #306 – 16′ ceilings, 10′ windows and impeccably staged. It’s priced at $349,500. Last sold in December of 2005 for $380,000. My only concern is that the blinds are closed in all the photos; what’s the view like? Update: Corey stopped by and checked it out…… Read More

81 Vine Penthouse

This penthouse at 81 Vine came on the market a few days ago. I like the big terrace but it just doesn’t look lofty enough inside. It’s listed at $850k for 1,417 square feet. Last sold in 2000 for $779k. (Yikes.)

Hot Looking Penthouse at 81 Vine

A very nice looking penthouse loft came on the market at 81 Vine, unit #504. $599k for 923 square feet. Last sold in November 06 for $550k. (Update posted via satellite Internet at Bahia de la Luna in the south of Mexico. I won’t be posting much but have some scheduled posts to come out… Read More

Huge Loft at 81 Vine

Wow, 81 Vine St #300 is 1,847 square feet of awesomeness. This is the kinda loft I want. Though it looks like the view is susceptible to disappearing if they build on that parking lot. Last sold for $740k in March of 2007. Current average appraisal: $666,556 You must have JavaScript enabled to submit an… Read More

13′ Ceilings at 81 Vine

Unit 200 at 81 Vine Belltown is my kind of place. Exposed brick walls. Heavy timber beams. 13′ ceilings. Abundant natural light and wide-open living spaces. Striking views of Elliot Bay and West Seattle. Enclosed bedroom, plus bonus loft for office, storage or guests. It’s 974 square feet for $525,000.

MLS Watch: Lofts and Price Drops

2200 Loft Looking for a loft-y unit in South Lake Union? 900 Lenora St #W102 is apparently very different from it’s neighbors: This is not your ordinary cookie cutter condo! More than $50,000 in custom upgrades. Modern unit has 15′ ceilings, loft style bedroom, excellent light and open feel. Custom features include: 36′ pro range,… Read More

What Was New and Exciting Last Week

It’s been a crazy few days at work with our all hands company meeting last Friday. In the meantime a few interesting units have hit the market… 81 Vine #206 is a curious unit. 18 foot ceilings, 3 levels, 808 square feet all for $415,000. Bellora The Klee Penthouse #4 is for sale. 1,160 square… Read More