Aug

06

Art Deco Studio

Seventeenth Avenue between Union and Spring is a street lined with historic apartment buildings from the roaring twenties, a very charming row of Seattle history. If you like vintage real estate that retains its original character, check out my just-listed studio at Mayfair Manor, one of these antique buildings on 17th, converted to condominiums many years ago. Renting for […]

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Jul

30

Shingled Cottage, Totally Zen

Sometimes, less really is more, isn’t it? Especially in our overwrought and booming, busy city. This shingled cottage in the Arboretum proves the point perfectly. A refuge, a sanctuary, a simple place to call home. Sited above the road amidst tranquil Japanese-inspired gardens.   Inside, high-quality, high-design features and finishes abound.   A covered back […]

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Jul

22

A Mount Baker Romance

If you lived here, your life is sure to be more romantic, like living in a fairy tale. This pretty, sweet-talking Tudor sits up above a tree-lined street in Mount Baker, offering an amazingly private setting.   Step through the front door to find all the 1920’s character intact.     Kitchen is vintage with […]

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May

18

Wonderful, Whimsical, Walkable Wallingford

You know when you’re out walking your dog who is obsessed with sniffing so you have lots of time to critique your neighbors’ paint colors, garden design and exterior maintenance habits? You are generous with your ideas and compliments of course, and then, one special property will just stop you in your tracks. In Wallingford, this 1908 vintage […]

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Apr

07

Concrete and Steel

Downtown living can be sweet in the right location. Chose this one! The Concord condominium rises above a surprisingly quiet and leafy spot in Belltown where not only can you walk to work, but you are also right around the corner from Seattle’s nine acre Olympic Sculpture Park and the waterfront. Really cool. This one […]

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Aug

13

Tudor Revival

When I first started my real estate practice and throughout the early 1990’s, I sometimes sold homes still owned by the original owners, owners who had lived in one place for forty or fifty years or sixty years. I always thought the buyers of these homes were lucky to get to become part of such a […]

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Jun

17

Walls of Glass in the Downtown Sky

I wouldn’t mind waking up to this. Living downtown. Such a sophisticated pleasure. At 5th and Madison the across-the-street neighbor is our iconic Koolhaas public library, with the 5th Avenue Theater down the block. Find every amenity in this LEED Gold certified building, including 24 hour concierge, guest accommodations, gym, lounge, dog-walk facility, luxury throughout. Sophistication […]

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May

15

On Storybook Lane

This one will make your heart go pitter-pat. Quintessential Tudor resides on a lane of Tudor style homes. Sited above the street, it captures the light and feels magical inside.   Perfect period elements include oak floor upstairs and down, coved ceilings, leaded glass windows, and many charming nooks and crannies.   The kitchen has […]

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