6 Condos That Will Have You Considering A Pied-a-Terre

By Alyssa Morrison |

Pied-a-terre: From the French meaning, “foot on the ground”, a pied-a-terre is part-time living. When we return to a post-coronavirus world, hopefully, sooner than later, it might be a consideration of those who escaped the city for larger homes (and home offices and home school) on the outskirts of the metro area, so that there’s a place to land after a long day back at the office

97 S Jackson St. #501 | Downtown Seattle | Represented by Moira Holley

A modern interpretation of historic living, perched high above Seattle’s new Waterfront Park in a boutique, mixed-use building. Watch the ferries, gaze at the Olympic Mountains, Elliott Bay and spectacular sunsets from nearly every room of this top floor, two-level west facing loft. Two units were brilliantly combined to feature exposed brick, 10-foot-plus beamed ceilings, walls of glass, wide plank floors, a kitchen with gas cooking, and designer baths. A reimagined staircase leads to a full floor primary suite with gas fireplace, glass walled private terrace with mountain and sound views. Two dedicated parking spaces in an adjoining garage complete the offering. Steeped in history, steps to coffee, shopping, restaurants, stadiums and Seattle’s new waterfront park.

600 Wall St. #1908 | Belltown, Seattle | Represented by Ami Bumia

SPIRE is a tall and slender icon with panoramic and enduring views. Explore one-, two-, and three- bedrooms (531-2616+ square feet) with generous 9-10 foot ceilings with expansive window walls. Euro-cabinets, quartz countertops, and Bosch appliances with gas cooking. with English oak floors found throughout. Amazing amenities include an Automated Valet, concierge, co-working, yoga, and theater. Rooftop collection on FL 40/41 includes Spire Club, view terraces, fitness club, and private dining. Occupancy Spring 2021.

2605 Franklin Avenue E | Eastlake, Seattle | Represented by Katie Hess

A Garden Oasis awaits you at this rare 1926 cozy brick building on stunningly beautiful tree-lined street in Eastlake. Easy access to amenities and conveniences of Capitol Hill, South Lake Union, Downtown, and the UW campus. A unique and rare corner unit stands out with a spacious private patio/garden and private entrance. Period details include cove ceilings, built-ins, oak hardwoods, period tile bath and kitchen, new quartz counters. Includes home office space and Miele washer and dryer. Large, open plan boasts roomy bedroom with walk-in closet, spacious bath and storage.

11903 NE 128th St #317 | Kirkland | Represented by Sabine Jacques and Rachel Buchanan

Meet JADE – Kirkland’s first-of-its-kind attainable homes with premier finishes, unique amenities, and enviable location. Explore a collection of urban one-, one-, and two-bedroom residences featuring 9-foot ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors, and stainless-steel Bosch appliances. Located just moments away from the Village at Totem Lake and major tech hubs. Occupancy Summer 2021.


1620 43rd Ave E #13B | Washington Park, Seattle | Represented by Laura Halliday

The most sought-after floorplan in the Washington Park Tower! The “B” homes are coveted for their ever-changing views: stem to stern one-of-a-kind Mt. Rainier to Mt. Baker, Blue Angels, Christmas ships, twinkling Bellevue lights, and blushing sunrises. This home has been freshly painted and is ready for the new buyer’s personal signature. Two secure parking spots, on-site manager, concierge, guest parking, outdoor pool, and dock. There is nothing out there that competes with this choice location.

10650 NE 9th Place #1625 | West Bellevue | Represented by Cindy Cyr

Serene sanctuary in the heart of Bellevue: An open floor plan with floor to ceiling windows creates light-filled spaces. The gorgeous kitchen with granite counters opens to a living area with a cozy gas fireplace. The master suite includes a walk-in closet and luxurious bath. Find hardwood floors and new carpet, while the office/den allows for work/living space options. Enjoy sunsets on the large deck with expansive territorial and city views. Amenities include concierge/evening security, fitness center/spa, and owner’s lounge. Easy access to all Bellevue has to offer.