Seward Park Craftsman

8605 55th Ave S., Seattle WA 98118 | $569,000 | 2710 sq. ft. | 4 Bed, 1.5Bath | 1 mile from light rail | Possible AirBNB in basement

  • An Active Lifestyle Home:

    Situated just a block from Beer Shevra Park and Lake Washington. Now, imagine yourself walking the dog to play catch in the park or paddle boarding after a good day’s work; all possible. Image walking to Lake Washington, the light rail station for a ride downtown, or to sporting events or concerts. Plenty of room to entertain or host guests, and/or store your outdoor equipment, you’ll find this home will fit your lifestyle perfectly.

  • Possibilities are endless:

    Ask for a copy of the our general contractors bid to complete the heated basement with an added bathroom and kitchenette. There’s plenty of room for a rental unit or AirBnB; recoup your expenses in a few years, pay down the mortgage or simply add cashflow to your budget for that needed mid-winter vacation.

  • Value with proximity:

    The Seward Park/Rainier Beach neighborhoods are changing with the addition of light rail services. But even if you like to drive, you’ll find that nothing is far out of reach; Columbia City, Beacon Hill or even Downtown Seattle. The best part, you’re not paying for a “Bluechip” address which makes this a real value in an upcoming neighborhood. What’s more, the median selling price in these two neighborhoods went up 21% between 2016-2017.

  • Recently refreshed:

    This classic Seattle craftsman offers old world materials with modern systems, convenance and reliability. The beauty of a time past shines to make this home one-of-kind. The sunny corner lot is the perfect place for the avid gardener and a wonderful place to spend time on the weekends. From the Mahogany staircase to the fir floors this home oozes with charm. The stained glass window graces the elegant entry with a nod to a by-gone-era. You’ll love the open large spaces perfect for the entertainer. Kitchen and bathroom have been updated perfectly to keep with the charm of this Seattle Craftsman.

welcome home

The sweet spot between charming and handsome. This large Craftsman has great location with room to grow, at an affordable price. Enjoy morning coffee on the patio or quiet walks to Beer Sheva Beach with Fido. Covered parking with a short drive to Columbia City shopping or exactly one mile's walk to light rail access for easy Downtown Seattle commute. Main-floor bedroom convenient for you, guests or in-laws; large, light and airy, basement with tall ceilings making AirBnB income possible especially when so close to the light rail station. An active home for entertaining/gardening/beaching/renting - Seattle Living + MORE

This classic Seattle craftsman offers old world materials with modern systems, convenance and reliability. The beauty of a time past shines to make this home one-of-kind.

a glance at the neighborhood

ratio of housing type

single family home vs condo

*Based on 2017 data

annual median home price

single family home vs. condo

condo avg. square footage

655

single family avg. square footage

1296

Location Info

Neighborhood: Seward Park

commute times

  • 24m to Downtown Seattle
  • 47m to Downtown Seattle
  • 31m to Downtown Bellevue
  • 67m to Downtown Bellevue
  • 71 Walk Score®

listing highlights

Beautifully landscaped lot ready for your green thumb
Original charm completely intact with modern refreshed kitchen and bathroom
One block from Lake Washington with a beautiful trail to the shore. Breeze off the lake make the house even more captivating
Craftsman appeal make this home a keeper for those who love quintessential Seattle life
Walkscore of 70 makes this homes location convenient while the setting appears to be lost in natural beauty
Easy commute by light rail, car or bus to downtown Seattle.
Add an AirBnB to the basement and make life more affordable for you. Great potential investment here. Ask listing agent for the bid to add a bathroom in the basement.
Garden included plenty of eatables. Blueberries and cherry tree to name a few.

Life next to Lake Washington

If you love the out doors you will love this house. Whether you are an avid gardener or you love to take your pooch out on scenic walks, life next to Lake Washington is full of possibilities. Trails galore, nature, city nursery and of course lake front parks welcome you home and are available when you choose! Sunny corner lot means your flowers, veggies, and other plants will be happy to flourish with your green thumbs help of course.

Recently refreshed and ready for you!

This home has been lovingly updated with an eye toward melding in with the homes original charm. You will love what we did.

Stunning Mahogany staircase gracing the entry.

Original flooring is in excellent shape and really warms the home. Entertains will love the dining area.

Opening entertaining spaces are a sure win for everyone!

The fireplace is charming and will provide a perfect cozy spot to curl up with a book.

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