Back in 1905, architect W.W. Sabin designed the imposing Colonial Revival at 725 14th Avenue E in Capitol Hill for Reverend Edward Lincoln Smith. A few years later it was sold to David Skinner, he of the Skinner Building (home of Fifth Avenue Theater). Over the years it changed owners plenty more times and now it's going to change hands once more as it's been listed for $8.9M.
Checking in at 10,416 square-feet, this grand lady stands out on a street full of homes built to stand out. The landscaped grounds help create a full estate experience thanks to the inclusion of bluestone terraces and a carriage house. Out front, a flat-roofed portico welcomes you inside.
Inside, gorgeous millwork remains a standout and era-appropriate features tell a different story in each room. Make sure you find out if all those curtains are included in the price. And is it us or are there two dining rooms?
Not everything harkens back to the home's original time. The checkered floor of the sunroom pops while the custom-designed billiards room/bar looks like something you could charge a cover charge to enter. Speaking of, have fun sorting through that wine cellar.
· 725 14th Ave E [Estately]
· 725 14th AVE [Seattle.gov]