Must See Open Houses: August 30 and August 31

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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

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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…

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    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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

THE BLOCK

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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

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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

Sold: 1414 1st Ave W #402

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

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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

Escala’s Escalation Stands Out Among 45 Condo Sales in Past Week

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We’ve noted Escala’s seemingly bullish view of the Seattle condo market as the luxury downtown development repeatedly bumped up its list prices. Those escalating price points do not seem to be hurting sales. Unit #2308 closed on Monday at $1,049,000 after four price hikes. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo on the 23rd floor was first listed… Read More

West Queen Anne Public School – Holy HOA Dues

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Unit 407 at West Queen Anne Public School caught my eye this morning. For starters it is just a cool building. Secondly in the last three days no interesting units have hit the market… Anyhow, this unit is a 2-bed, 2-bath, 2-level home with vaulted ceilings making it more interesting than most units in the… Read More

Massive Queen Anne Loft for Rent

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For those of you can’t afford the price increase on the Rollin Street penthouse, you might want to consider 424 Queen Anne Ave N, unit #400, a massive Queen Anne loft for rent at the Counterbalance Condos. Only $6,000 for 2,500 square feet. Love the 20′ ceilings, huge private rooftop deck, and the fact that… Read More

Modern Lower Queen Anne Condo with Space Needle Views

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Want to live in Lower Queen Anne, but missed out on this brand new construction? You’re in luck. Sort of. For just a bit more money, you can get a 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom condo at 720 Queen Anne Ave North. You’ll be at the bottom of the hill, meaning you won’t have to endure… Read More

Miss the High School Camaraderie Days? Move Into Queen Anne High!

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201 Galer St #104 Love High School so much you wish you could go back and spend everyday there? Well now you can! A 1 bed 1.5 bath unit is now available to own a slice of Seattle History, at Queen Anne High School. This 2 story unit features an upstairs master with new carpeting,… Read More

Queen Anne and Downtown Lead Sales; 27 Units Sold Last Week

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With the holidays and the end of the year sneaking up on us, sales have gradually slowed these last two months, and last week was no different. Two units sold in the Olive 8, as well as one in Escala, and the Queen Anne and Downtown neighborhoods dominated the majority of sales. The median price… Read More

If you’re looking in the mid-$400′s on Queen Anne …

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Three new Queen Anne listings may be worth a look if you’re shopping in the mid-$400,000 range. The best value of the bunch, I think, is this two-bedroom corner unit in the Tribeca near Queen Anne Ave N. and W. Mercer St. The 1,475-sq ft condo last sold at the height of the market in… Read More