SOLD! – Classic Roosevelt Bungalow • $615,000
819 NE 55th St, Seattle, WA 98105
light-filled and lovely throughout!
This updated 1920 Craftsman Bungalow home is sited on a corner lot on a quiet street, with a comfortable back yard and mature plantings!
An elegant covered entry porch welcomes you, with frosted sidelights framing the front door, opening into a light-filled living room – visually anchored by a Craftsman mantel with a gas fireplace insert, tiled hearth, and features hardwood (cherry) floors!
The bright and cheerful kitchen has been updated with wood cabinets, laminate countertops, tile backsplash, and floors of linoleum cut into a lively pattern! There’s a window over the sink, a door to the covered back porch and South-facing yard, and a large window over the bench seating for the dining area!
Both bedrooms have two windows and wall-to-wall carpet for comfort; the full bath features linoleum flooring with a more subdued pattern, floor-to-ceiling tile, a clawfoot tub, a fan and a window for maximum ventilation!
spacious living room w/oak floors!
The basement features a finished and carpeted daylit bonus room, laundry and utilities, accessed inside via stairs with safety tread and also from a door to the back yard. The gas furnace and water heater are tucked away in a corner, there’s a lot of room for storage and space for a shop / crafts area, too! Your practical side will appreciate the newer Hardie- Plank siding, double-paned windows, updated plumbing and electrical!
Outside, the nearly level back yard is private and relaxing, fenced w/ a patio and mature plantings, including Persian Ironwood and Katsura trees, flowering shrubs, and herbs. There are (organic) blueberries in the side yard, as well!
Roosevelt is a happening neighbor- hood, with several restaurants, a public library, a comedy club, a karaoke bar, Scarecrow Video and Ted Brown Music (instruments and sheet music) — all within blocks on Roosevelt Way!
Venture a little farther and there’s all the shops and restaurants on The Ave (University Ave NE); NE 45th St features the AMC Seattle 10 movie house (serving food and bevies) & Trader Joe’s, NE 65th St will be the home to a light rail station and now hosts great restaurants like the Portage Bay Café and shops like Whole Foods and Guitar Center! Cowen Park and the University Playground are also just blocks away, the Univer- sity of Washington campus is only a mile away (an easy bus ride), and on the other side of I-5: Green Lake, Wallingford, Fremont and Ballard are all within easy reach!
There are so many bus routes between here and NE 45th St – the #43, 44, 45, 49, 67, 70, 167, 71, 73, 74, 167, 197, 355, 373, 586 and more! It’s super-easy access to I-5 and just 3.5 miles to South Lake Union!!