Historic Garden Court Sold

  • $350,000
  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 644 sqft
1631 16th Ave Unit 309, Seattle, WA 98122 | MLS# 1995938 | BrennerHill

Welcome to historic Garden Court. The building is named for the beautiful courtyard that graces the entrance. Guests will be wowed by the serene setting of lush gardens and brick pathways that surround the large water feature and stately fountain. You will love the vintage details and hints of art deco throughout this 1920s brick building. The grand lobby features plenty of seating, creating an inviting space to chat and catch up with neighbors.

Take the original elevator up to the third floor. Once inside unit 309 you will get a sense of the history. You will appreciate the vintage details of arched doorways, coved ceilings, picture rails and original Mahogany woodwork. The living room is bright and spacious with warm wood floors and a wall of windows looking out to  a backdrop of trees and changing fall colors.

You will love the charm of the updated kitchen and the nod to the past with the black and white checkerboard floors. White cabinets, gorgeous slab granite counters and white subway tile backsplash honors the home’s era and will look great for years to come.

The bedroom is spacious enough for a king bed and also enjoys a large picture window and painted mill work. The nearby full bath features original tile work.

You may be surprised by the abundance of storage in the unit. Another sweet bonus is the outdoor space. You will love the large community deck off the lobby. Need some time with nature? Take the meandering path to the private and tranquil backyard with mature garden.

The home’s inspection report, sewer scope and other documents are available on the See Documents link below.


Check out all of the great amenities around this Capitol Hill home!

Vibrant Broadway Avenue offers numerous restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. The neighborhood’s spirit is represented by rainbow crosswalks and flags that speak to its roots as the center of the city’s LGBTQ+ life.

Located just blocks from this home is Cal Anderson Park which features a fountain, texture pool and reflecting pool, promenade paths, landscaping, a shelter house, a plaza, a children’s play area, a wading pool, a lighted sports field, and a number of oversize chess boards. This open park invites walking, sitting, reading, contemplation, informal sports in the meadow, and organized sports on the athletic field.

Just south of this home is T.T Minor Park wish includes a children’s play area, a sports field, a jogging/walking path and relocation of the existing school parking lot. Improvements also included landscaping, new paving, benches, a drinking fountain and a bike rack, all of which are accessible to people with disabilities.

Located in the heart of Seattle, just north of this home, is Volunteer Park, home to the Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Seattle Asian Art Museum.  The Landmarks Preservation Board designated Volunteer Park as a Seattle Landmark on November 2, 2011. This historic Olmsted Park is beloved by residents and visitors alike. In addition to the park’s permanent landscaping, from July through the first frost beautiful dahlias bloom in abundance, thanks to the the efforts of the Puget Sound Dahlia Association, whose members have been planting them each year since 1984.


1631 16th Ave, Unit 309
Seattle, WA 98122
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Additional Features

Reserved Garage Parking • Two storage lockers • On-site laundry • On-site bike storage

Call 206-271-7100 for more details

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