SOLD | 1649 Federal Avenue E


Chris Sudore Presents: SOLD | 1649 Federal Avenue E Elegant North Capitol Hill Colonial $2,249,000



Home Details:

For those who seek not just a home, but a transformative and stately piece of architectural design sited prominently in a peerless historic neighborhood, we offer this elegant 1913 red-brick colonial by renowned Seattle architect Ellsworth Storey. An urban oasis within minutes of downtown Seattle, this home features private outdoor spaces and breathtaking waterway views.  Truly a rare and extraordinary property to call home.

Period details add unmistakably authentic charm enahncing everyday living. The impressively grand foyer entrance with artisanal millwork showcases the extreme level of craftsmanship just beyond, from original refurbished chandeliers to prismatic stained glass, grand staircases, richly finished wood floors, masterful molding… each element elegant enough to satisfy the most refined tastes.

Every space is infused with a bright and airy grace befitting a classic estate. Highlights include the updated kitchen, where distinctive finishes, ultra-premium appliances and a dining area will surely foster exploration of the finest cuisines. The stately formal living and dining rooms will wow visitors with their regal-yet-comforting appeal, and the warming wood fireplace offers a crackling backdrop to a cozy night at home. Your master suite connects to private his and her offices, joined by a private step-out deck with to-die-for westerly views of Lake Union and the imposing Olympic Mountains, Downtown Seattle with Space Needle views all as aesthetically reenergizing as any piece of art.  Newly finished laundry room and top appliances occupy a lower floor with a media room, leading to a large 300+ bottle wine cellar and tasting room to house - and savor - your favorite vintages.

Behind impressive iron gates, lush landscaping and astonishing stonework create a series of private, verdant masterpieces. Imagine walking through double French doors down to the expansive fieldstone terrace, surrounded by cascading foliage, and enjoying wine and hors d'oeuvres as the sun sets, the soothing waterfall rushing all the while. As the stars come out, handsome gas lamps and landscape lighting create a fairytale setting. Elsewhere on the property, quaint lawns offer settings ideal for reflection or for four-legged friends to frolic.

All this, standing proudly along one of Seattle’s most coveted streets in the long-cherished neighborhood of North Capitol Hill. Discoveries await at every turn: hidden outdoor steps connecting nearby neighborhoods, charming gardens and parks dotting the hillsides, historic architecture gracing every sidewalk. Nearby, you’ll find the splendors of Volunteer and Interlaken Parks, the quaint boutiques and restaurants of Eastlake and Portage Bay, and the bustling nightlife of Capitol Hill. Downtown is minutes away, and 520 offers quick access to the Eastside. It’s a perfect location; no wonder so many desire to be part of this exclusive community, yet few are fortunate enough to call it home.

Historical gems of this caliber are exceedingly rare; don’t allow the rich experiences that come with such a prestigious home to slip away. Schedule a tour today, this property is sure to sell quickly.

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Capitol Hill is situated on a steep hill just east of the city's downtown central business district.The neighborhood is bounded by (I-5) to the west, beyond which are Downtown, Cascade, and Eastlake; to the north by State Route 520 and Interlaken Park, beyond which are the Portage Bay and Montlakeneighborhoods; to the south by E. Union and E. Madison Streets, beyond which are First Hill and the Central District; and to the east by 23rd and 24th Avenues E., beyond which is Madison Valley.

Capitol Hill's main thoroughfare is Broadway, which forms the commercial heart of the district. Other significant streets are 10th, 12th, 15th, and 19th Avenues, all running north-south, and E. Pine, E. Pike, E. John, E. Thomas, and E. Aloha Streets and E. Olive Way, running east-west. Of these streets, large portions of E. Pike Street, E. Pine Street, Broadway, 15th Avenue, and E.

Olive Way are lined almost continuously with streetfront businesses.The Pike-Pine corridor (the area between Pike and Pine street from Boren Avenue through 15th Street is another main thoroughfare of the neighborhood, full of coffeeshops, bars, restaurants, and other food or music related businesses.The highest point on Capitol Hill, at 444.5 feet (135.5 m) above sea level, is in Volunteer Park, adjacent to the water tower.



Open House Schedule:

Saturday 4/27/19  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Additional Showings by Appointment:
Contact Chris Sudore
425.519.3345 office
206.799.2244 direct



Chris Sudore


Founder / PresidentKing County Estates
425.519.3345 office
206.799.2244 direct
888.783.6731 fax


King County Estates