Two bedroom at Leona

The Leona, on the south slope of Queen Anne is a nice building. Leona was originally built in 1907 and then during the last cycle, the developer, Barrientos, took it down to the studs, rebuilt and retrofitted to be entirely new and contemporary inside. Barrientos retained the original historic exterior while creating interiors with 21st… Read More

Lumen Condo with a Bar

This must be the first sub-million dollar condo we’ve seen with its own bar! Unit T211 in the modern, Lumen building, is a 768 square foot one bedroom that has a galley kitchen, plus bar area. Perfect for the amateur mixologist! If you like clean lines, exposed concrete and the convenience of living above a… Read More

Enjoy the Space Needle from Lumen

You can’t beat a living room view of the Space Needle. This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit at 501 Roy Street hit the market last week at LUMEN. With 831 square feet, this is a very modern unit with concrete and steel construction, clean lines, and wall-to-wall windows. The building was Designed by Hewitt Architects,… Read More

Loft Living at Lumen

Loft fans, there’s a modern one bedroom loft at Lumen that just hit the market. It is unit R 327 and is a spacious 1,014 square feet. Listed at $419k, if you like modern, and exposed concrete, Lumen could be the building for you. Listing provided courtesy of Heidi Ward, Windermere.

Exposed Brick at the Pittsburgh

I think this is the first “unit 0” that we’ve seen! In the Pittsburgh, a lower Queen Anne building built in 1907, but converted to condos in 2007, this unit is a mixture of new and old. In terms of “old world charm”, we love all the exposed brick, impractical as it is from an… Read More

Concrete & Views at the Plaza Royale

Recently we’ve blogged, and seen, a lot of condo units on Capitol Hill in concrete and steel buildings built in the 70’s (all on Belmont Ave). While we love Capitol Hill, we should be fair to Queen Anne and point out unit 602 at the Plaza Royale. As you can see it has amazing views,… Read More

Build Your Own Condo Building on Queen Anne

Here’s your chance to build your own condo building on Queen Anne! 210 W Comstock is a permit-ready 8 home building on the south slope of Queen Anne. HOW AMAZING IS THIS OPPORTUNITY!? A boutique condo building in an amazing part of Queen Anne would sell fast. There is a ton of pent up demand… Read More

Palladian View of the Space Needle

There’s very few condos in Seattle with a monster palladian window in the living room with a picture perfect of the Space Needle. So if you’ve been looking for one, the hunt is over! Because #403 at the Queen Anne High is what you’ve been looking for. Priced at $569,000 it is a 713 square… Read More

The Leona: Blend of Old + New

There’s a nice looking, very large, one bedroom at the Leona that just hit the market. Unit #8 is a generous 1,183 square feet for a one bedroom, one and half bath condo. It is listed at $630,000 having sold new in 2009 for $395,000. I remember biking to go see this building in 2008… Read More

Live in the Principal’s Office

If these walls could talk! Because here’s your chance to live in the principal’s office (!!!) of Queen Anne High. Unit #341 occupies the entire north-west wing with windows on three sides. Priced at $535,000 it is 882 square feet with one bedroom and one bathroom. Also includes two parking spots. Listing provided courtesy of… Read More

Exposed Brick in QA

Fans of old world charm and exposed brick will love 124 Warren Ave N #204. They’ll love its price of only $262,950 as well. At 540 square feet it has one bedroom and a bathroom, though the laundry is communal and there is no parking. But you get a turn-key end-unit condo! This place is… Read More

Clean Lines at Lumen

Looking for a modern in-city place? Unit 207 at the Lumen has clean lines, hardwood floors and an exposed concrete ceiling. No need for Instacart here, you’re directly above a QFC! And if you work at the Gates Foundation, you couldn’t live closer to work. Listed at $368,000 its monthly dues are $381 a month…. Read More

Pearl Jam Party Pad

Here’s your chance to live like a rockstar and own a piece of Seattle rock history! Unit #39 at the Avalon is back on the market after being on and off the market for years. Originally belonging to Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam, he took two units and combined them to create a monster loft… Read More

Queen Anne High Penthouse with Amazing Views

Wow, this penthouse atop Queen Anne High School has absolutely incredible views melded with a more traditional interior. Listed at $1.195m for 1,432 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. I’m sure you’re all wishing you had bought this back in 2009 for $685k! Check it out this Sunday from 1 to 4pm. Listing… Read More

Loft at West Queen Anne School

Here’s a very nice loft unit at West Queen Anne School.  Unit 305 at 1401 5th Ave W lists for $335,000, has one bathroom and 714 sq ft.  14 ft ceilings are paired with the classic windows.  The unit has a washer & dryer, extra storage space, and a garage parking space.  West Queen Anne… Read More

Not A Cookie Cutter Condo Just South Of Fremont

Normally I don’t like anything built in the 1980’s, but I find this building so different I can’t resist blogging about it.  57 Etruria unit 407 is a nicely remodeled mid-80’s condo in north Queen Anne.  Listed for $319,000, this 729 sq ft condo has 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms and an extra room.  Bamboo floors,… Read More

Spacious (and unique) North Queen Anne Condo

I couldn’t resist this one.  57 Etrutia St unit 301 is a uniquely styled condo.  Listing for $329,900, it has 2 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms.  At 1,001 sq ft, it is large and has a private deck.  The living area has a partially vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, a wood burning fireplace, and the inner… Read More

QA High School condo for lease

There’s a nice 1 bedroom, 4th floor unit for lease at Queen Anne High School.  $2,500/month gets you a 795 sq ft unit, with gorgeous kitchen and bathroom.  High ceilings and tall windows to let in the light.  One parking space in the garage included.  Rooftop deck with fire pit and BBQs, to go along… Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 11th and 12th

Have you noticed how many listings have no furniture or are staged lately?  It seems to be a common theme today, maybe an indicator that the market has peaked. With only 290 open houses, this looks to be a slow weekend.  We’ll start in View Ridge, travel northeast to BitterLake, and then finish in Queen… Read More

Must See Open Houses: August 30 and August 31

I should call this Open House Sunday, few are showing and fewer are showing on Saturday.  There are only 223 Open Houses this weekend.  I’ve found four to highlight because of their views, one contemporary house and three different styles of condominiums. 4540 8th Ave NE #2205 Neighborhood: University District Open House: Sunday, August 31,… Read More