4 Modern Townhouses on Capitol Hill

ID Build has four new townhomes in north Capitol Hill. One of them, 513 20th Ave E Unit C just hit the market. Listed at $849k for 1,607 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms it has nice wide plank flooring, floating staircase, views of Rainier from the rooftop. Listing provided courtesy of Jackie Leone… Read More

Big Wood Beams in Brix Loft

Fans of big wood beams and exposed wood ceilings will like #134, two story loft, at the Brix on Capitol Hill. Listed at $539k it is 1,172 square feet with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1 parking spot. Check it out this Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3pm. Listing provided courtesy of Maggie Reaber,… Read More

Fort Lawton News Roundup

If you too, like me, are obessing about Fort Lawton, here is a roundup of what else has been written about the launch of these historic homes for sale: Seattle Times: Former military house in Seattle’s Discovery Park goes on market. After spending $9.5m to acquire the property: For construction work on each home, the… Read More

Old School Capitol Hill

Here’s an old school Capitol Hill Place, unit L, at the Maryland Co-op on 13th. While we do like the mid-centuries, the moderns and the new, a well built old school place will catch our eye too! Built in 1910 this place has two bedrooms, one bathroom. From the photos it certainly looks like a… Read More

Space Needle Views from Mosler Lofts

#504 at Mosler Lofts looks great. Walls of windows with views of the Space Needle, two decks and an industrial feel thanks to the concrete ceilings and exposed ducting. I also love that it is a larger one bedroom measuring in at 1,112 square feet. Listed at $685k it last sold brand new in 2007… Read More

Arya Preselling Now in the Central District

Heads up, this is a sponsored post. Arya is a modern village of ten rowhomes in the Central District. Enjoy an intimate sense of place and open concept living in these decidedly urban homes with designer finishes and great natural light. Love to entertain? Arya offers open flowing spaces, a generous cook’s kitchen and a… Read More

East Spruce 3 Preselling Now in the Central District

Heads up, this is a sponsored post. East Spruce 3 offers affordable style + design in a close-to-it-all location in the Central District. Enjoy beautiful finishes, a cook’s kitchen and a true master suite on an entire floor. If you love to entertain, escape to your large roof top deck where you can relax and… Read More

B6 Now Preselling in North Beacon Hill

Heads up, this is a sponsored post. B6 offers affordable style + design in a close-to-it-all North Beacon Hill location. Enjoy beautiful finishes, a cook’s kitchen and a true master suite on an entire floor. If you love to entertain, escape to your large roof top deck with stunning views, where you can relax and… Read More

Fort Lawton’s First Home Going On Sale Today

The first of Fort Lawton‘s 26 homes in Discovery Park, the one at 4426 Montana Circle, is going on sale today for $799k. This week we had the chance to check out their model home, sales center and talk to developer, Gary Blakeslee. Overall, we’re very impressed; this is a once-in-a-life-time opportunity to own a… Read More

Live in the Trees (in Denny Blaine)

Live in the trees in this brand new home in Denny Blaine at 111 33rd Ave E. Designed by Philip Christofides and built by Eric Kormondy we love the interiors – huge front door, wide plank floors, floor to nearly ceiling windows, hardwoods in the bedrooms (why does everyone skimp on that??), and surrounded by… Read More

First Hill & Mount Baker Tours this Week

Two options if you want to see the sights coming up. First up on Thursday at 6pm Luma and Historic Seattle are hosting a tour of First Hill: Wine and cheese at Historic Seattle’s Dearborn House Short presentation about First Hill’s rich history with Larry Kreisman, Program Director Tour the Stimson-Green Mansion with Cathy Wickwire,… Read More

Dupre + Scott Sounds the Alarm for Investors

Dupre + Scott, a rental research firm, sounds an alarm for apartment investors through the PSBJ, A warning to apartment investors: Seattle market not as hot as it seems: This is according to a new report by Seattle research firm Dupre + Scott Apartment Advisors, which forecasts rents at older buildings will increase only 1.5… Read More

New-ish Madison Valley Playhouse

1810 23rd Ave is a Playhouse built home from 2012. The 1,755 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2.25 bathroom home sold new for $599k in 2012 and is now listed at $798k. It has a bright airy design with nice views of the Cascades and Bellevue. Listing provided courtesy of Sarah Rudinoff, John L. Scott.

Hawthorne Mid-Century Modern

Wood & Windows Frame Lake Views

This house is as impressive now as it would have been in 1966 when it was built by local architect Jerry Gropp, who is renowned for his northwest contemporary designs. Listed for $1,050,000, 13516 42nd Ave NE is oriented for maximum views of Lake Washington through floor to ceiling windows.  Within it’s 3,050 sq ft,… Read More

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Stone Lover’s MCM in Bellevue

Have to admit, it was the stone that bought this home to my attention. Listed for $708,000, this home at 1016 122nd Ave SE, Bellevue, has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  Sited on a 0.58 acre lot, it has 2,120 sq ft of living space.   It has many unique features.  The combination of colored… Read More

60’s Stark Modern On Mercer Island

This is a classic example of a 1960’s modern in the stark style of architecture – flat roofs, floor to ceiling windows, clean lines, and open spaces.  Very cool. 9505 SE 43rd St on Mercer Island was built in 1969 and sits on a wooded 0.45 acre lot.  Listed for $1,150,00, it has 4 bedrooms,… Read More

New Contemporary In Maple Leaf

This Maple Leaf contemporary has several strong selling points.  A large bonus room leading out to the rooftop deck.  Master bedroom suite with it’s own deck.  Well designed kitchen in the open plan living room.  Location. Listed for $875,000, 1002 NE 80th St has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, with 2,583 sq ft.   It has hardwood… Read More

Lakeview “Loft” in Eastlake

What now seems like way back in 2009 we held a Urbnlivn party at the newly built Lakeview Lofts. Earlier this week I had a chance to revisit Lakeview Lofts and see the newly listed 2352 Minor Ave E, Unit A. Listed at $680k it is a 1,450 square foot townhome with 2 bedrooms and… Read More