Cinematic Property Video for 1068 E Newton Street
Play a rousing afternoon of tennis on a sunny weekend day at nearby Volunteer Park. Sip your morning cup of tea or coffee on the north facing primary suite deck, and soak in the magnificent mountain views. Host a delicious dinner party for your good friends in the welcoming formal dining room. There is so much to love in this gracious 1909 classic home sited perfectly on a lovely tree lined street on Capitol Hill.
Endearing. Memorable. Cherished.
Welcome to 1068 E Newton Street. This thoughtfully designed home resides among other vintage residences on a quiet neighborhood street filled with many other homes of similar style. The original craftsmanship is evident throughout, and has been beautifully maintained and updated throughout the years. Masterful use of period detailing presents a refined yet comfortable classic confidence.
The foyer welcomes you as you initially enter the home, and offers the staircase to the floors above, as well as easy access to a choice of separate entertaining spaces. Custom leaded glass windows flank the front door letting delightful light to filter through. The comortable and bright living room is just to the right of the foyer. This generously sized room boasts top nailed original oak hardwood flooring, upgraded double paned windows and French doors leading to the east facing covered reading porch. This room benefits from eastern and southern exposures, allowing for abundant natural light. Curl up in front of the lovely gas fireplace and finish that best selling novel you have been meaning to get to.
The formal dining room is just to the left of the foyer and will most likely be one of your favorite rooms in the home. The wall of windows on the southern wall lets the sun shine in with no hesitation! This room is highlighted by by very fun animated wall paper and a custom installed light fixture. This is not your grandmother’s dining room chandelier! Access to the west yard area and to the kitchen/family room are also featured. This gracious space allows for both intimate and large gatherings alike.
It has been said the the kitchen is the heartbeat of the home – a sacred gathering space for friends, family and anyone who visits. This wonderful space was a favorite hang out place for the family who currently owns it. It’s rare that you get a combination kitchen and family room in a home built in this era, but a clever previous owner extended the home’s footprint to add the family room. The kitchen is well layed out and offers white cabinets, slab granite countertops, high end stainless appliances (including a Bosch second oven) and plenty of storage space. It is the perfect place to prepare a lovely dinner for friends while conversing with them as they relax in the adjoining family room. This room also gets wonderful southern light and contains a corner bench eating nook area, another cozy gas fireplace, and plenty of shelving for books and knick knacks. Access to the western yard area is here as well.
Rounding out the main level is a perfectly placed powder room – with very fun wallpaper and vintage corner marble sink.
Let’s explore upstairs next! An enviable 5-bedrooms-up configuration graces this home, allowing for kids’ bedrooms, guest bedrooms, home offices, you decide! Visiting the primary suite first, you will be delighted by the southeast positioning of this bedroom. Plenty spacious for a king bed if desired, this room is so serene and private with abundant natural light. Plush wool wall to wall carpeting adds to the comfortable elegance of this room. Saunter into the ensuite view primary bath and enjoy the beckoning soaking tub as well as the underfloor heating – your feet will never feel cold here! A heated towel rack will also keep your towels toasty warm at any time of the year.The adjacent roomy walk-in closet will please even the most ardent fashionista. An additional reading/relaxation space can also be found here. You can use this as a home office, meditation room or sitting area. Access to the primary deck is here which allows for captivating mountain views and the perfect place to unwind and recharge.
Three more bedrooms await on this level, along with a recently remodeled full bath. The bedrooms face either to the south or the east, both options allowing the rooms to be very light filled at different times of the day. The full bath adds a modern nod to this level with cheery tiling and contemporary style.
But wait, there’s more… travel up one more level to find an additional guest bedroom, a 3/4 bath and an inviting family room. The bedroom on this level is so roomy, and boasts narrow shiplap siding on the walls and ceiling – you will be instantly transported to New England. The 3/4 bath resides in one of the gabled portions of this level, and is the perfect addition for your visiting guests. The brilliantly bright family room is fully carpeted and is the optimal place to catch up on your latest Netflix obsession on the large flat screen TV. Excellent views of the surrounding territory and mountains can be found here.
This level is just waiting for a new owner to transform it into another cherished space. Mostly unfinished at this point, the lower level has beautifully high ceilings, very open areas, a handy utility room and a roughed space for another bathroom. The sellers had planned on remodeling this space but their life story took them away from Seattle before they got to the project! A large workbench area and additional storage is here too.
EXPLORE THE GROUNDS
There are multiple fun areas for you to take full advantage of in almost every direction. The east facing covered porch is the ultimate sanctuary space for relaxing of chatting with a close friend. The lawn area stretches along the entire south side of the home and is the perfect place for fun outdoor games and activities. The west facing patio is ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining as it is just outside of the dining room and kitchen areas. A one car detached garage is located just off of the west patio.
EXPLORE THE NEIGHBORHOOD
This coveted neighborhood on the north crest of Capitol Hill offers the perfect location for so many reasons:
Walk just a few blocks to Seattle GAR Park – Seattle’s best kept secret.This is the perfect place to walk your dog or let little ones romp and play. Scenic Volunteer Park is close as well and features tennis courts, a lovely conservatory and the Asian Art Museum. Concerts will soon be happening in the newly renovated bandshell amphitheater too!
Capitol hill truly has everything: amazing dining, boutiques, amenities, multiple grocery shopping options – truly one of the most desirable of all Seattle neighborhoods!
Capitol Hill Farmer’s Market – open every Sunday year-round from 11:00-3:00, this enjoyable market features an all-food roster of farmers and other local food producers.
The Capitol Hill Light Rail station is located on Broadway and will whisk you to the airport, downtown or to the northern neighborhoods as well.
More info? www.ClassicOnCapitolHill.com