Cinematic Property Video of 12501 2nd Avenue NW

Take a five minute stroll to awesome Broadview Tap House to enjoy any one of their amazing beers and grab a fun food truck dinner while there. Host friends for Sunday Football or movie nights in your awesome family room, complete with projector, screen and speakers. Dine al fresco on your patio just off the kitchen – perfect for both entertaining and day to day enjoyment. This beautifully preserved, and simultaneously updated Broadview mid-century home offers the perfect marriage between vintage aesthetic and modern amenities. A fantastic floorplan offers a most desirable three bedrooms on the main level configuration, plus a fourth, with its own recently added bathroom on the lower level. All this, along with amazing upgrades in systems throughout!



12501 2nd Avenue NW sits on a large corner lot, giving it amazing natural light all around. Be taken immediately by the street appeal here, with the gorgeous, mature Magnolia tree in the front, 1950’s brick exterior, large corner picture windows and the exquisite robin’s egg blue front door. 


This cherished mid-century home lives large for its square footage. Hardwood floors greet you instantly in this open main room, incorporating living and dining. Notice immediately exquisite vintage features such as gigantic cornered picture windows, the rounded entry wall and built-in shelves. With southwestern exposure, this room is absolutely light-filled and so inviting. A handsome wood burning fireplace graces the living room with a beautiful mantle and mirror above, reflecting all the perfect colors highlighted on the walls. A comfortable dining room easily fits groups for entertaining or day-to-day meals and flows into the kitchen or, if preferred, can be separated with a helpful pocket door.

Charm abounds in this delightful vintage kitchen with all the right modern additions! Highlights include the perfectly preserved yellow and green tile, rounded corner countertop, and original cabinetry enhanced with the best in era-appropriate hardware. Stainless steel appliances, garbage disposal and other additions bring today’s conveniences. The best in breakfast nooks is present, with more amazing picture windows streaming in light. Plus direct access to the back yard (one of two!) 

Welcome as well to the desirable three bedrooms on one level configuration . . . The primary bedroom (benefiting from recently refinished hardwood floors!) easily fits a king size bed with plenty of room for additional furniture, plus a generous closet. A second bedroom could function as a nursery or home office . . . you name it! A third bedroom on the same level provides another regular bedroom, guest bedroom, options abound. And, if you thought the tile in the kitchen was amazing, wait until you see this first floor bathroom! Coordinating sink, tub and toilet all in the original (and beautifully maintained!) green plus original cabinetry. Perfection in vintage beauty, with glass block “window” for light but privacy.

Heading downstairs, there is so much more to explore! This lower level offers an expansive family room with a second wood burning fireplace, plus projector/screen/speakers (even a dartboard!) that convey should the new owners desire. Full height with daylight windows, imagine the fun nights in this cozy room – game night, movie night, Sunday Football . . . . you name it! 

Continue on to find a fourth bedroom (with its own exterior access) that connects with a newly added 3/4 bathroom in 2016.So many options and uses here depending on your needs. In addition, find a large semi-finished room which houses side-by-side, full size washer and dryer, convenient counter and cabinet space for folding and storage. In this room you’ll also find many of the systems upgrades from which this house benefits, including the tankless water heater / combi-boiler system.

Access to the attached, one car garage is on this level as well with a cool custom fold-up work table included.


This 8000+ square foot lot offers so many spaces in which to play, relax and entertain. The southeast corner of the yard adjoins the kitchen and offers fenced area, along with a hardscaped patio – perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or hosting guests for dinner outside! Additionally, tons of space to the west of the home where a large laurel hedge gives privacy on the north side of the property and is home to a driveway leading to the garage. The front yard hosts a magnificent, evergreen magnolia tree which blooms gorgeous white flowers.


The sellers here have made the best of improvements:

  • New roof with 10 year warranty – 2015
  • All new plumbing – 2016
  • Lower level bathroom added – 2016
  • New electrical panel – 2016
  • Laundry area and patio added – 2019
  • Simonton windows and Bali blinds added to main level bedrooms – 2019
  • Plumbed natural gas to outside – 2021
  • Combi-Boiler / tankless water heater installed – 2021
  • Full house surge protector; sense electricity monitor; flow water monitor & shut-off


Talk about a convenient location! Proximity to great grocery options: QFC, Sprouts, Amazon Fresh, Safeway and more. Plus the amazing Carkeek Park is minutes away with 200+ acres of public green space, offering play areas, picnic shelters, hiking trails and beach access!


This Broadview beauty is so very special but most importantly, 12501 2nd Avenue NW sits on a large, bright corner lot with abundant natural light and privacy. This cherished and well maintained home offers a perfect combination of vintage 1950’s charm and modern features –   Come take in all this beloved Broadview home offers today!

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