West Seattle Gem Ready For Your Vision

West Seattle Gem Ready For Your Vision

This adorable home is new to the GREEN Seattle real estate market, a 1923 Craftsman bungalow currently for sale has been lovingly cared for. It all ready sports the newer conveniences one expects in this century and and has kept the charm of the last century from some 90 years ago. The combined updated systems including heating, plumbing, and appliances to make this home comfortable with its remodeled kitchen and bathroom. One could easily leave it as-is and it’s a head turner.  A low maintenance back yard is ready for your summer BBQs. The generous front porch is perfect for sipping a cold beverage while watching the sunset hidden from the street.

5400 36th Ave SW Seattle
Light filled corner lot with Northwest Exposure

If one is so inclined, the yard has immense potential. The corner lot with the abundant light floods the yard, set just a few feet above the sidewalk. It’s a perfect scenario for an edible garden, fruit trees, or more ornamentals.  The backyard is set up to be a low maintenance entertainment center with a large paver patio. The trellis is already in place for your kiwi or grape vines. The fenced yard is great for young children, dogs or perhaps chickens? Permaculture anyone?

While this home has so many smart attributes, the new owner could take advantage of the Community Power Works program, to maximize the energy efficiency. Add a mini split heat pump to provide the home with air conditioning as well as heat. Receive rebates back for retrofitted insulation and energy upgrades. It’s a great time to take advantage of these incentives in any resale home.

The wonderful thing about this home is all the options. Live comfortably as-is with all it’s charm and upgrades. Or turn the 4,800 square foot lot into an urban farm with animals, a greenhouse, fruit trees and other edibles. The unfinished basement is perfect for a root and canning cellar or making your own beer and wine.

If you love the Craftsman aesthetic, are considering the conveniences of  West Seattle, or want to know how you could love this neighborhood maybe you hadn’t considered before, be sure to contact me. I have been a fan of  West Seattle for a long time. I’m more a little proud to say I’m responsible for many people’s move from North Seattle to this peninsula just west of downtown and they haven’t looked back.