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Showing posts with label Seattle real estate. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Seattle real estate. Show all posts


Beautiful Victorian-era Home in Seattle

Summery, originally uploaded by ShelleyMAG.
What a fine example of Victorian architecture, located on Capitol Hill, just across the street from Volunteer Park. Note the beautiful wrap-around front porch and the turret. I bet it's as gorgeous inside as out. I love Seattle real estate!  Call me for a complete list of Victorian homes for sale in Seattle.


The Penthouse- ESCALA Seattle

The Penthouse- ESCALA Seattle, originally uploaded by choiyeewong.
This penthouse is a unique Seattle home for sale at the Escala. The Escala at 5th and Madison is unique in that all of the units, except the three penthouses, are one-bedroom or one-bedroom + den layouts, ranging in size from 808 to 1,244 square feet. The two- and three-bedroom penthouses range from 1,957 to 2,164 square feet in size.

With the exception of the 2nd and penthouse levels (24th floor), each floor accommodates only 6 units, all facing North, West or East. Units on the upper-levels, particularly the “00″ and “01″ stacks on the West side offer spectacular city and Elliott Bay views and have abundant light. Residents will need to be higher than the 12th level to over look the library on the North side.

Amenities include a restaurant on the lower level, resident fitness center, activities/club room, guest suite, dog run and landscaped walking paths with a water channel. Homeowner dues run $.55/sq ft, on par with other higher-end projects and it does include central air and heat, hot water and gas for cooking. 5th and Madison is striving for LEED-Gold certification.

Interior features include upscale finishes, Bosch & Amana appliances (Sub Zero standard for homes on the 20th level and above), Lutron shades, 10.5′ ceiling height and kitchen islands as standard.

The project will appeal to true urbanites who have a penchant for in-city living and love Seattle real estate. Living at 5th and Madison will provide a different experience with fewer residential amenities compared to Belltown or the Market district, so buyers should keep this in mind.


House Boats Lake Union

House Boats Lake Union, originally uploaded by hopeisalot.
This is a great shot of some of the colorful houseboats down on Lake Union in Seattle. Houseboats are very rare and expensive real estate in Seattle, due to the fact that they are not allowed to be built anymore. So the 400 or so remaining have become very valuable.  If you are looking for a Seattle House Boat for sale, please give me a call at 206-329-3795 for a complete list of houseboats for sale in Lake Union in Seattle.


Modern Living in Columbia City

Tony Case Homes, originally uploaded by lifebegreen.
I love the sweeping lines and interesting angles of this modern home near Mt. Baker and Columbia City. Seattle has such interesting real estate, we're fortunate to have so many talented architects living here.  Modern homes are one of my specialties, so please contact me if you're searching for a modern home for sale in Seattle.


Painted Lady

Painted Lady, originally uploaded by derickcarss.
This is a beautiful architectural detail from a Painted Lady Victorian home. So lovely!  This is a very rare style of home in Seattle, but we do have many homes for sale of the Victorian era, they just aren't quite as elaborate.  But give me a call, and we can explore what other Victorian homes there are for sale in Seattle.


Seattle Home Show 2

Seattle Home Show 2, Oct. 22-25; autumn spinoff of February's big show; home and garden products and services, furnished and landscaped model homes, "Meet the Experts" seminars, Qwest Field Event Center, Seattle. 425-467-0960.

A full-year subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine will be included in Seattle Home Show 2 paid admissions.

If you're looking to buy some Seattle real estate or a new home, you definitely want to get yourself down to that Home Show for some good ideas.


Exciting furnishings in at Neiman Marcus in Bellevue

Seattle and Bellevue has waited and Neiman Marcus delivers with there new store at the Bravern. Fabulous style, deluxe materials, marvelous decor, the style does not disappoint.

The iconic style has come to the Northwest and all is well with the world.

While some pundits have questioned whether or not the Seattle area can support these luxury stores, there is no

question that residents of the
Pacific Northwest have the quality of taste. But will they open their pocketbooks to make the purchase?

Luxury velvets, plush fabrics embrace classic designs. These would look fabulous in anyones home. But will New York glamor translate and move well to this soggy corner of the country?

When I was growing up, ostentatious displays of wealth were frowned upon here, and there was nary a BMW or Mercedes on the road. Now luxury autos, diamond jewelry and trophy mansions are the mode of the day, and no one blinks when someone shows up in designer clothes.

So Neiman Marcus may indeed find an audience in the nueuvo riche suburbs of Bellevue, Medina and Kirkland. And maybe a few Seattleites will even cross the bridge to take a peek!  If you've got yourself a wonderful home or are looking to buy Seattle real estate, you definitely want to take a look at this beautiful furniture collection.


Historic Seattle Bungalow Fair

Historic Seattle Bungalow Fair: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; admission $5 to $10; see antique and new works of metal, tile, glass, textiles, ceramics and lighting; speak to antique dealers, architects and interior designers; 206-622-6952

If you're looking for a historic Seattle bunglow for sale, please give me a call for a complete list of Seattle real estate listings for sale and homes for Sale in the Seattle area.


Home Trends - Outdoor Living in Seattle

A Seattle homeowner’s experience doesn’t stop at the back door. With leisure time and entertaining moving seamlessly from indoors to out, creating an outdoor “room” remains high on the list of must-haves.

As the passion for outdoor living continues to grow and evolve, many Seattle and Bellevue-area homeowners have upped the ante on their desire for al fresco design and style. This very lifestyle-driven trend, borne from a marriage between the love of all things natural and a natural affinity for creature comforts, has blurred the line between inside and out-in every market and every climate zone-as the craving for creating a “whole home” experience and harmonized outdoor spaces ramps up. Just as for the inside of the home, an outdoor space plan should be driven by the family’s needs and activities-typically cooking, dining and relaxing-and of course, the budget and expected ROI-both financial as well as emotional.


Seattle real estate owners getting smart with "Green" remodels

Homeowners finding it difficult to sell their homes in a changing market are looking to remodel their homes using a "Green" approach. Not only is this great marketing, it's the right thing to do.

Green Remodeling for Smart Home Sellers