West Seattle Craftsman Home For Sale
Perched towards the top of the hill that is known as West Seattle is this 1923 gem. The corner lot allows abundant light to this updated reminder of the past. It includes all the charm that draws people to Craftsman houses, the fir floors, , the built-in generously proportioned wood trim, eating nook, solid wood doors, the antique hardware, in addition to the many updates.
This home has a mostly level lot along with a fenced back yard and off street parking for you to bring your car, boat, RV or storage shed. The full on light throughout the day from the corner lot location offers great opportunities for outdoor gardening as well as indoor light.
Don’t judge the interior from the street, this is a special home. The kitchen has practical modern updates, and still the charming features from the era in which it was built.
The basement is currently used as a workout/shop/storage area. It could also be used as a wine cellar or root cellar or finish it for more living space. What used to be the back porch in its former life is now a sunny office nook and mud room.
So think the floor plan of yesteryear may not be for you? With this top of the hill location, fantastic views as well as increased square footage could be gained from a 2nd floor addition. This established neighborhood is seeing people wanting to stay and instead of moving, merely remodeling.
What keeps people here? The fantastic convenient location. Minutes to shopping, minutes to the nightlife of California Ave and the junctions. Proximity to downtown by several different routes, minutes to small local parks as well as the Golf course and Lincoln Park. Minutes to the Fauntleroy Ferry. Westwood Village is just down the hill as well as a couple of local libraries including both books and tools. Live the Best of the local West Seattle lifestyle at 5400 36th Avenue SW, Seattle 98126. MLS # 507124.