Aug. 4, 2012

Dunn Gardens Is One of the Best Kept Secrets In The Seattle Area


In 1915 the Olmsted Brothers, a landscape architectural firm, designed a summer “Country Place” for the Arthur Dunn family on a bluff overlooking Puget Sound. At the time, there were few year-round residences nearby. Views to the water and the Olympic Mountains were open due to logging which occurred ...

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May 30, 2012

New Listing: Remodeled 3 Bedroom Rambler in Echo Lake Neighborhood of Shoreline

Shoreline Remodeled Rambler

Shoreline Remodeled Rambler

This former bank owned house has been expertly remodeled with a totally reimagined kitchen and numerous updates:

  • Kitchen remodel with granite counter tops, new refrigerator, tile back splash, and new cabinets
  • New roof, new gutters and downspouts, and tube light in bathroom
  • New windows all around
  • New ...
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May 23, 2012

Walking Down N 45th Ave in Wallingford

Guild Cinema on 45th 

How many times have you thought, "I want to live where I can walk to the shops and cafes, have a pub and a bookstore and a grocery store and a dry cleaner nearby, where I don't get my car out of the garage every day, and almost ...

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May 9, 2012

Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden Album

Entering Seattle Tilth 

There is an oasis in the middle of Wallingford.  For over 100 years The Good Shepard Center has been there, and the Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden is now a part of the grounds.

Volunteers and staff provide classes, summer camps, and demonstrate sustainable gardening practices that enlighten and ...

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May 7, 2012

New Listing: Large 2 Bedroom Townhouse Near Downtown Bellevue with Affordable Dues

Bellevue Way Townhouse

Affordable Bellevue Townhouse

In this suddenly competitive and inventory-starved Seattle real estate market, this newly listed townhouse stands out for its proximity to downtown Bellevue and affordable dues.  There are some extra considerations in purchasing a townhome or condo in a condominium association that you don't have to think ...

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April 30, 2012

Gorgeous Landscaping at this 4 Bedroom Cedar Park Rambler

Cedar Park Rambler

Cedar Park Rambler

Recently come onto the market is this charming, well-maintained rambler in the Cedar Park neighborhood of NE Seattle.  Cedar Park is a desirable neighborhood with parks, trails, views of Lake Washington, and convenient access to shopping and the I-5 freeway.  The attractive qualities of this Cedar Park ...

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April 2, 2012

New Listing: Remodeled Edmonds Starter Home at Walking Distance to Waterfront Park

Edmonds Remodeled House

Edmonds Remodeled House

The neighbors are impressed by the result of our renovation project in the Edmonds Meadowdale neighborhood, where we took the ugliest house imaginable and made it shine.  The compact, efficient floor plan includes 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, large living and family rooms, a great kitchen with ...

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March 25, 2012

Meridian Park in Wallingford

Wallingford Neighborhood Meridian Park, P Patch, and Good Shepard Center

Meridian Park Playground 

Right at the edge of Wallingford before you get to Green Lake, and right between I-5 and Hwy 99, is Meridian Park.  The playground is one of the best in the area. There are lots of engaging play ...

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Jan. 15, 2012

Carkeek Park in Ballard

Salmon Slide at Carkeek 

A report on one of my favorite parks, not far from our home in Ballard, by my assistant Madeleine Anthony:

Having spent my childhood in Seattle and now a mother, I must say that Carkeek Park is a favorite park in the north Seattle area.  Between the Ballard and ...

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Nov. 27, 2011

November Sunset at Shilshole Bay Marina

Seattle.  Ballard.  Shilshole Bay.  The marina at sunset.  Welcome to one of the still, luminous moments to be experienced here in the Pacific Northwest.

Next to Puget Sound, in the old Ballard neighborhood, lies Golden Gardens Park and Shilshole Bay Marina.  These days Ballard is ...

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