SOLD – Ballard Craftsman Garden Home — $752,000
7518 26th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117
The original Craftsman details of this home include gabled rooves, bevel wood siding, double hung windows and a covered, columned porch, all well-preserved and maintained.
7518 26th Ave NW • $752,000 • Built in 1911 • 3,880 sf* sunny garden lot • 860 sf* main floor • 660 sf* unfinished basement • 200 sf* attached garage • 2 bedrooms • 1 bath • Dining room • 2017 taxes: $4956*
Located in the Loyal Heights neighborhood of greater Ballard with the Loyal Heights Community Center and play field and Loyal Heights Elementary school a few blocks away. Also close by are many services, restaurants, pubs and coffee shops (including the famous bakery Café Besalu) along 24th Ave NW and NW 80th St. Other parks nearby are Salmon Bay, Sunset Hill and Golden Gardens. Walk and Bike Scores 75! Take the bus downtown! The Metro 18 goes from North Beach to Pioneer Square through downtown Ballard, the 40 runs from Northgate through Ballard and Fremont to South Lake Union and Pioneer Square!!
Situated on a quiet block, with the entry to the main floor set above the
street, a wide welcoming staircase leads to the porch and original front door
fitted with a wooden screen door. The home is surrounded by a lush, mature
garden, planted in a natural style – creating beautiful outlooks, garden rooms,
and privacy. It is a very peaceful haven, perfect for relaxing and entertaining.
Inside, the high ceilings, fir floors, original millwork and doors, and big
windows contribute to the graceful feeling of this comfortable home. There
is a large living room and a formal dining area with a bump out bay and
three windows overlooking the south side garden. Abundant lighting options
include wall sconces, ceiling can lights, and the dining room chandelier.
The two bedrooms also have fir floors and both have generous closets with
windows! The front bedroom has two windows and the back bedroom opens to
the spacious full bathroom with a clawfoot tub, wainscoting and two windows.
The dining room opens to the kitchen, which has a charming eating nook,
plenty of cabinets and counter space, tile backsplash, fir floors, and a window
above the sink looking out over the back garden! A wide windowed staircase
leads down from here and out to the garden or down to the basement.
Downstairs, the wide-open basement is finishable with relatively high ceilings. The space houses the laundry area and sink, gas furnace, water heater and has built in cabi - nets and shelving for additional storage. The garage is also accessed here and includes a built-in work bench. A new garage door keeps with the character of the house and has leaded windows letting in plenty of light. Much of the plumbing and electrical have been updated.
Outside, the garden surrounds a lawn and has been artistically designed to create a private world with a lovely patio and many varieties of shrubs, trees, perennials and herbs (see separate garden brochure and plant list), providing interest year-round and many successions of blooms. The back garden is fully fenced and has an arbored gate leading to the alley and raspberry patch. Plus, there are raised beds in the south side and in back, ideal for growing annual veggies! This is a great garden home!
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* As per King County Records. The information provided in this brochure is not warranted; buyers to verify to their own satisfaction.