West Seattle’s fabled Walker Rock Garden up for sale again

December 2, 2013 at 10:04 pm | In West Seattle housing, West Seattle news | 1 Comment

(2011 photo by Ellen Cedergreen)
Nearly three years ago, the family of the creators of West Seattle’s Walker Rock Garden – a hidden but world-famous backyard labor of love – announced they planned to sell it and the little house on its grounds. At one point, it had a buyer … but the sale wasn’t completed, and it went off the market. Public tours – previously offered at least a few times a year – never resumed. We get questions from time to time about its fate, and all we could say was that public records showed it was still owned by the family. Now, we discover via a tip from Deb that the property, at 5407 37th SW, is listed for sale again, this time for $549,000, up from the $392,000 asking price in early 2011. As the listing notes, it’s a double lot, more than 12,000 square feet. (See more galleries here and here.)

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  1. How do those who are interested in the city acquiring the Walker Rock Garden for a city park go about starting the process? So many of us love it and could enjoy it for years to come.

    Comment by patty — 9:33 pm December 6, 2013 #

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