Beacon 2

Project Details

Existing Renovation Plus New Construction on Corner Lot

Undisclosed - Beacon Hill

Existing home foundation was utilized to save costs with MIL rental unit on the lower level. New house was designed to maximize grade and eastern views with an emphasis on the staircase and expansive rooftop deck.


Unit Details

  • New construction home features soaring 27' ceilings showcasing the exposed wood staircase. Steel columns and exposed concrete floors are accented by dramatic reclaimed wood fireplace.
  • Renovated home contains lower level apartment. Surface parking behind the house is accessed through a permanent easement.
  • Entire site integrated with cascading concrete landscaping terraces.

Sales Highlights

  • Project was a joint project with one of Matt's long-time friends for their primary residences.
  • Prescient market timing contributed to significant owner equity.
  • Proximity to Beacon Hill Light Rail Station make these homes a future redevelopment opportunity due to recent zoning increase.

By The Numbers

Acquired - 2013

Built - 2014/2015

Lot - 8,000 SF

Zoning - LR3 (M2)

Building - 4,950 SF

Interesting Project Fact

Seattle Times newspapers dating to World War II were found during deconstruction of the existing house.

Project Team

Developer:  47 North

Architect:  SHW

Contractor:  Wachtler Marshall

Structural:  Frank Co.

Landscape:  Root of Design

Features of Beacon 2