Another month in Seattle, another crop of houses being sold for millions of dollars. In one of the fastest-growing markets for home prices, it’s not unusual for homes without all the luxury bells and whistles to be listed in the seven-figure range—and more and more neighborhoods are becoming extraordinarily spendy.
But in a market full of million-dollar listings, which sales are the most expensive? What are the most luxurious homes going for?
In November 2017, the most expensive sale went for several of those millions: a midcentury modern estate on the southwest slope of Queen Anne, complete with more than 5,000 square feet of space inside (and 15,000 square foot grounds), water views, an in-ground pool, and a cabana.
Other homes on this list have postcard views of the water, incredible historic features, and architectural pedigree. But in this market, occasionally the home itself isn’t the selling point—sometimes it just comes down to where it is.Read More