River Cities Tour: BELLEVUE
Bellevue is all charm. The faithful enforcement of its historic preservation districts has helped to retain the beautiful neighborhoods and classic 1800’s architecture. The picturesque, walkable Fairfield Avenue shopping district has many intriguing stores and restaurants, including an old-fashioned ice cream shop that has lines out the door in the summer. Bellevue’s shady streets and lovely homes welcome visitors and residents and there is always something happening at the riverside Beach Park. Come explore Bellevue with us!
Take a look at this sneak preview of one of the Bellevue properties.
Please scroll down to see theBellevue properties featured on the tour.
404 Fairfield Avenue
Built in the late 1800’s as a butcher’s shop below and residence above, this space is once again occupied by a business and its owners. The location in Bellevue’s picturesque downtown allows the artist owner to have a studio and offer classes in murals and mosaics in the storefront space. When the owners downsized from … Continue reading 404 Fairfield Avenue
320 Poplar Street, Unit C
When the 1891 St. Anthony Church was decommissioned around ten years ago, Ashley Construction converted it into five condominiums. The entrance to Unit C is located under the bell tower. This stunning space has a reverent atmosphere, due in part to the soaring 52’ wood ceiling, supported by huge, ornate corbels, and the original stained … Continue reading 320 Poplar Street, Unit C
244 Ward Avenue
This 1890’s home is situated on two lots, allowing for a lovely side yard and patio area. It was originally just three rooms and was enlarged in 1910 to its current size. At some point, the house was broken up into two flats, leaving the first floor with five exterior doors. The interior has now … Continue reading 244 Ward Avenue
323 Berry Avenue
The owners of this new infill house had intended to renovate the original home on this lot. Serious foundation issues made that impossible, so they received permission to demolish it and are building a new house in its place. It looks very much like the old one, but with many modern amenities, including heated polished … Continue reading 323 Berry Avenue
130 Van Voast Avenue
Just a block away from the river and the Beach Park, this adorable 1892 cottage is perfectly positioned to take advantage of both the beautiful views and Bellevue’s walkable downtown. The fresh, airy feeling of the home makes it difficult to believe that it only has 1,050 sft of space. Decorated in soothing colors with … Continue reading 130 Van Voast Avenue