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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Jul

08

Splendid Split

Mid-century homes made a big comeback a while ago, so it’s only right that this split-level join their ranks. Its appeal is undeniable with an open concept floor plan, vaulted ceilings, and picture windows that frame the gorgeous views.   Other cool features include a stunning slate fireplace and cork floors, upstairs and down.   The […]

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Feb

09

Required from the Rooftops

One way to get a view in West Seattle is to get up high! I’ve been noticing lately that roof top decks have become de rigueur in new construction townhomes throughout Seattle. They provide outside space which is more and more at a premium, and, sometimes, they provide views all around.

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Jan

01

Bright Blue

Thank you for stepping into the new year along with me. I have it on good authority that it is going to be sweet, easy to believe when the brightest, most hopeful day of all actually is bright, with blue skies from dawn to dusk. Magnificent! 2016, you’re looking very fine from here. The Saint, cool neighborhood […]

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Dec

02

Bewitched by Bungalow

During the holidays, happily, we can be reminded that good things come in small packages. So, Lo! and behold the sweetest little bungalow listed just today and right in time.   Inviting formal rooms live large.   And period details abound: fir floors, three panel doors, high ceilings.   The vintage bath features claw foot tub […]

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May

02

Completely Magical

In a happy development, a whole spate of appealing condominium homes have come on the market this past week. I tooled around with clients and visited several of them today on Capitol Hill and First Hill, each just as good as the last. This one, though, it captured our imagination and I daresay even a heart […]

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