In 1879, there was no such thing as Washington State. There was, however, Washington Territory, and within that you could find the town of Port Townsend. Within that, you'd find the house at 1519 Washington Street, which still stands today.
Take your pick: you can either live like a Victorian, run a small B&B, or both - or just enjoy modern living in Port Townsend's historic Chanticleer Inn. Step one, consider offering their listing price of $650,000.
There's so much to see and do in Seattle but we understand. Sometimes you just need to get away. It's a good thing there are so many great small towns and getaways nestled within driving distance of the city.
If this house looked like a castle when it was built in 1949, then something else must have happened since 1983 because it only sold for $170K then. Now, this Port Orchard home with river rock masonry for an exterior is on the market for $1.4M.
As the weekend approaches, let's take a look around the Seattle real estate listings to find some examples of the strange, the weird and just the plain terrible. This week we find out that everyone keeps a mannequin in their home now.