They are some of Seattle’s most unique and recognizable homes, and there’s only 500 of them. Last month, team member Enrico Pozzo—an expert in all things floating homes—led a tour of Lake Union and the homes that top its waters. Skippered by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) CEO Dean Jones, our team was joined by nearly 40 of our RSIR colleagues and a few guest brokers from our affiliates in New York and California.
Our client’s extraordinary floating home on Ward Cove is featured on a Curbed Seattle article titled “12 houseboats and floating homes for sale in Seattle right now.” Water views don’t get much better than this!
As the architects behind Google’s proposed campus at South Lake Union prepare for their meeting with the Seattle Design Review Board today at 8pm, GeekWire writes that “New images show how Google’s Seattle campus will transform the South Lake Union neighborhood.” Nat Levy, upon viewing the recently released images, says “the tech giant will drive the next evolution of the South Lake Union neighborhood, right in Amazon’s backyard” with a design aesthetic that speaks to the walkability of the neighborhood and incorporates natural elements, as walls of windows meet greenery throughout.
The Hobbit Houseboat is one of Seattle’s most charming floating homes! A custom-crafted 2 story, 2 bed/1 bath cottage on one of Lake Union’s loveliest docks, features include a 200 year old cedar log bathtub, sculptural wooden sink, sleeping nook with cedar carved door, and cherry floors. Natural light pours into the open floor plan of this home from every direction, especially from the exterior deck, perfect for contemplating the lovely channel and lake views. Pet friendly dock. Small boat moorage subject to community approval.
“We observe China as the soon-to-be largest economy and a wealth engine with a high propensity for its nationals to seek financial safe harbor and education overseas. Asian demographics are the fastest-growing segment in Washington State with the greatest number stemming from China.”
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