Historic Pump House for Sale

Some years ago I had a dream that I found my perfect house at the end of a rural lane down near the Duwamish River, on the outskirts of town. The dream was vivid and delightful, and I remember feeling completely enchanted, as we sometimes are in dreams, to find my happily ever after. And then, just the other day, as I drove up to this brokers open, I had a moment where I mused that my old dream had come true. The road leading to a house that opens onto its pastoral setting was exactly like I had dreamed it, charmingly secluded and rare to find within city limits, embraced by a 42 acre greenbelt.


But the house itself is something I hadn’t imagined, and how could I?  In real life, I came upon this historic pump house now repurposed into a one of a kind residence with two outbuildings, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, dramatic spaces throughout.  

Once owned by the city of Seattle and designed to draw water up from the Duwamish River to the reservoir in nearby Highland Park, this Art Deco brick edifice is such fun as a single family residence.

424 Southwest Kenyon Street, Seattle. Asking price $795,000. Three bedrooms, two and one half baths. 3000+ interior feet on a large, level 10,500 sqaure foot lot. Two large outbuildings. Located on the Riverview city greenbelt in the Highland Park neighborhood of West Seattle.

Listed by Marlow Harris/Windermere. For more info and photos, click here.

Maybe this house is your dream come true?


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