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 September 2017, the most expensive sale was several of those millions: a waterfront Seward Park estate with a pool sold on September 18 for $5.5 million. That listing has nearly 10,000 square feet of indoor space, including a pool surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows, plus waterfront access with a covered dock 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 zoning.Read More