Q1 Report: Waterfront

Overall, the Seattle-Eastside waterfront market showed a resurgence of activity in Q1 with highly desirable properties (moderate topography, easy access, prime exposure and waterfront quality, etc.) transacting most quickly and at strong prices while homes lacking those essential qualities are passed over or sold at very negotiated prices.

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2036 Boyer Ave E, Seattle

Maintaining much of its original character and detail, this Revival Tudor home was brought up to speed by its current owner. With marble surfaces in the new kitchen and bathrooms that sit on top of new inset cabinets by Seattle Custom Cabinets, and the fanciest of stainless appliances, this home is ready to greet its upcoming 100th birthday in style.

Its authentic 1920’s charm is present in the original carved staircase and leaded windows. These classic details coexists with new modern bling, like the Johnathan Adler light fixtures, RH bath fixtures, Top Knob door knobs, and a California Faucets kitchen faucet.

This Revival Tudor is a part of the original plat for the H. S. Turner Park Addition of 1907 by Seattle real-estate investor H. S. Turner. Turner was President of the Seattle Real Estate Association and wrote an article for the Pacific Northwest Commerce in 1910 titled “Local Realty a Sure Investment”. It turned out that 1910 would be the start of the building boom for Montlake; much of Montlake’s housing stock was built between 1910 to 1940.

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