West Seattle’s landmark Hainsworth House up for sale

(Historic photo from King County Assessor’s website)
Five years after it last changed hands, West Seattle’s Hainsworth House – a city landmark, at 2657 37th SW, is on the market again (thanks to Fiona for spotting the listing). The 103-year-old, 4-bedroom, 4-bath mansion is listed for $2.25 million. Its significance as an example of “Tudor Revival” architecture is described in the fourth-from-last paragraph on this HistoryLink.org page.

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17 Replies to "West Seattle's landmark Hainsworth House up for sale"

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    JanS March 28, 2012 (11:52 am)

    this used to be a regular on the Historic Homes Tour every May. I have toured it a couple of times…it’s a lovely house, made a great B & B for a while..Industrial kitchen, too..

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    drb March 28, 2012 (11:57 am)

    Wonder why it is on the market so soon again?

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    santa March 28, 2012 (12:00 pm)

    What a perfect place for the “West Seattle Lights” to take up residence at!!! LOL Just need to win the lottery this weekend!!

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    sam-c March 28, 2012 (12:04 pm)

    speaking of landmarked buildings for sale, any new news on the fire station?

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      WSB March 28, 2012 (2:07 pm)

      Sam-C, the fire station has one more open house, on April 7, before they take offers and make decisions…

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    pam March 28, 2012 (12:05 pm)

    Would love to win mega millions this weekend and grab this!!

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    Andrew March 28, 2012 (12:35 pm)

    This has always been my favorite home in West Seattle. Second favorite is “Ferncliff”.

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    J March 28, 2012 (12:59 pm)

    It’s been on the market several times over the last 10 years or so. Looks like this time they put some TLC into it. Pictures look great, Last few times listed (I went through) it needed some serious love. It finally got it!

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    Lolz March 28, 2012 (2:03 pm)

    I’ll be buying a MM ticket to win this as well!

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    GoGo March 28, 2012 (2:12 pm)

    Andrew, what is “Ferncliff”?

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    carlton March 28, 2012 (2:17 pm)

    why would anyone want to pay taxes on a 103 year old home?

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    carlton March 28, 2012 (3:14 pm)

    temporry homeless shelter how about that?

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    Andrew March 28, 2012 (3:46 pm)

    Hey GoGo- “Ferncliff” is a wonderful home at 1924 46th avenue sw between sw Hill & sw Holgate st.

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    DF March 28, 2012 (3:57 pm)

    This house is West Seattle.

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    Aman March 28, 2012 (5:25 pm)

    I hope that the seller’s get their asking price “bid-up” by the multiple lotto winner buyer’s.

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    Paula Tortorice March 28, 2012 (6:18 pm)

    I’ve always loved this home as well. Add myself and family to the list who wants to win MM. First stop, the realtor! Bonus: my oldest is a chef!

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    Carter March 29, 2012 (11:11 am)

    Last time it was on the market we considered buying it. But it needed major renovation. It had a top floor apt of sorts that we could have lived in while the rest of the house could be renovated. We determined it would take some major money to get it to our standards and decided against the purchase. It looks to me that the new owners did an amazing renovation and spent the money and time required. Great job!

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