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

Quick Sales For New Eastlake Townhomes

The 6 townhomes at 92 E Newton St have been only open for about month and 4 units have been sold.  2600 Franklin Ave E (254 E Roanoke St on listing), which is now pre-selling, has been able to sell 1 of the 5 units already.  Both developments face south, have views from roof top… Read More

I can see for miles and miles…

    UPDATE: they both are pending.  That’s what I get for leaving this for the weekend.   …would be your song if you bought one or both of these two condos at the top of Queen Anne’s southslope. Condos 9E and 9W, on the 9th floor of 111 W Highland Dr, have probably the… Read More

1 Bedroom Condo at West Queen Anne School

Unit #403 of West Queen Anne School is currently listed at $399,900. This historic landmark was once an elementary school. Originally built in 1920, it made the conversion from classrooms to condos in 1984. It’s located at the top of Queen Anne hill at 1401 5th Ave W. It’s a 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom  home. The 908 square… Read More

2 Bedroom Condo at West Queen Anne High School for Sale

West Queen Anne High School is one of those iconic Seattle buildings catering to a niche crowd. You either love it or hate it. It was registered as a national historic place in 1975 and turned into condominiums with 49 units in 1984. It is conveniently located within walking distance from retail stores, coffee shops,… Read More

Queen Anne High School Loft for Sale

The Queen Anne High School building is enchanting and quirky. The roundabout entrance and the classical façade lends an air of regality unparelleled elsewhere in Seattle. It was previously, as the name suggests, a Seattle public high school and then converted into condos in 2007. The loft on the market offers 683 square feet with a loft… Read More

Character AND Location on your list? Come home to Villa Costella

The Villa Costella, a Spanish Revival style condo built in 1929 (originally as apartments) by developer, John Beardsley, is a Queen Anne beauty, long admired by Seattle residents and the location cannot be beat. It is listed with the Queen Anne Historical Society and has only 20 units all averaging 1000 square feet. New on… Read More

Video of Steve Sauer’s Pico Dwelling

We’ve covered Steve Sauer’s 182 square foot Queen Anne micro apartment once before. But all we had were pictures. This morning my sister forwarded me a 17 minute long video showing off his very unique space. Check out Steve’s site, pico dwelling for more info. Including a ton of photos.

Live in a Former Queen Anne School!

Ever want to live in housing units that were formerly school buildings? If they’re located on Queen Anne hill, your answer should be yes! I’ve always been a huge fan of the condos in Queen Anne High School, but this time around, it’s a unit in the South Slope West Queen Anne School that is… Read More


While we insist on lowercasing our name, we frown upon the concrete and steel boutique building at 1707 Dexter Ave N uppercasing theirs. Regardless, if you’re a fan of modern lofts it is sure to catch your eye! $949k gets you a 3 bedroom, 3.25 bath, 2,360 square foot place with views of Lake Union…. Read More

Featured Listing: Old World Charm QA Condo

Looking for a Queen Anne condo in a small building with some old world charm? 1811 4th Ave W is listed at $425k which gets you a 2 bedroom, 0.75 bath (recently updated), 962 square foot place in only a 4 unit building. We love the wood beams, exposed brick, vaulted ceilings with skylight and… Read More

Large Queen Anne Condo Leads Sales in Past Week

Patience paid off for the sellers of a spacious condo on Queen Anne Hill as they sold the three-bedroom unit after more than a year on the market. The 2,251 sq. ft. condo, with its wide open floor plan, went for $1.225 million, the most expensive of the 51 Seattle condos and townhomes sold in… Read More

The Gym is Back. More Expensive Than Ever

The Gym at the West Queen Anne School is one of the coolest, if not the coolest, condos in Seattle. Designed by Eric Cobb it is incredible an nearly 3,000 square foot condo with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and two patios. The Gym last sold in 2011 for $1.75m (initial list price was $2.350m, it… Read More