As Curbed is wont to do as each quarter goes blazing by, we've perused Estately to compile the ten Seattle houses that sold for the most money in Q2 of 2014. Clearly, times are good in Queen Anne, which was home to four of them, with Denny Blaine and Broadmoor/Madison Park getting two apiece. Luxury home sales were a mixture of old architecture as well as modern masterpieces and a few homes renovated somewhere in between. Interestingly (or not), seven of the ten sales came in June. A sign that the luxury housing market is only beginning to heat up? We'll keep an eye on July to find out...Read More
Mapping Seattle Most-Expensive Home Sales of Q2 2014
1515 Parkside Dr E - $4.2M
This 2013 Broadmoor 5-BR was originally listed at $4.495M. With high ceilings and walls of windows, the light filled great room is the hub of the home and overlooks the pool, patio, fire pit, and basketball court.
333 37th Ave E - $4.1M
This Denny Blaine 6-BR was built in 1924. Comprehensive renovations between 2009-2013 included all systems/designed for today’s lifestyles while respecting integrity of original architecture. A very cool Artist’s Studio alternates as a fantastic home office.
1291 NW Elford Dr - $2.88M
Quite the view from this 8,670 sq. ft. 4-BR in Broadview. Beautiful architecture inside and plenty of unique spaces, including a box-beam library, serving bar and workout room.
1910 37th Place E - $2.88M
"A home for art and entertaining. A home to meditate and reflect." It's a fancy way of saying this Madison Park 3-BR is pretty sweet. 2011-built, it's modern in all the right ways and earns its $2.88M price tag.
511 W Kinnear Place - $2.4M
A brand-new Modern with breathtaking views on Queen Anne's coveted south slope by Isola Homes. 11' ceilings & walls of glass encase the sunken living & dining with wide plank hardwoods, stylish Chef's kitchen & separate wine bar.
303 W Prospect St - $2.4M
Forget the modern, this 1912-built 5-BR harkens back to an earlier era on Queen Anne's south west slope. The flat lot is rare here and the views take advantage of it. Originally listed at $2.5M.
717 W Blaine St - $2.38M
We move to The Crown of Queen Anne where this 1921-built 3-BR recently sold for $2.38M. Listed for $2,399M in April, it sold quick without much of a drop. Nicely updated kitchen and sitting area are very inviting and perfect for entertaining.
143 Madrona Place E - $2.25M
This distinctive 1905 Craftsman was meticulously maintained and restored by the owners. They sold it for $2.25M (also their ask price) in June. House includes unblemished woodwork, main floor family room, inviting view sunroom with heated floors, walls of windows and a gracious master suite. Also comes with a garden-level guest suite/nanny's quarters with dedicated entrance.
1600 Warren Ave N - $2.16M
Located on a prime southwest-facing 6K sq. ft. corner lot, this Queen Anne 4-BR sold for $2.16M in May. The benefit of a bidding war, perhaps, it originally listed for $1.99M. Built by J. A. S. Design Build in 2007.
2636 Cascadia Ave S - $2.09M
This grand 1912 Craftsman sold for $100K under asking price. Gracious covered entry to view foyer & spacious living room, dining, library, sunroom, lake view eat-in kitchen & elegant veranda. Sellers originally bought it for $1,825M in 2003.