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Condo Review – Bering Condominiums in Capitol Hill

Bering Condominiums in Capitol Hill
233 14th Ave E
Bering

Bering Condominiums is a boutique vintage building with 28 units located in Capitol Hill.  The location is just one block from the shops and restaurants of the popular 15th Ave E district.

The stats:

  • 28 residential units – studios, one and two bedrooms ranging in size from 396 to 1,039 square feet
  • Built in 1928
  • The building converted to condominiums in 2000
  • Most units have 1 parking space
  • 2 units have sold in the last 6 months ranging in price from $194.900 for a studio to $475,000 for a 2 bedroom one bath unit; at the time of this post there is one active unit Priced at $375,000 for a 793 sq ft One Bedroom.  No units are currently pending.
  • HOA dues include: central hot water, garbage, water, sewer, building maintenance, professional property management, earthquake insurance
  • Amenities: No common amenities other than Laundry Room

 


The pros:
  • Ideal for those who like the charm and character of period buildings built in the early 1900’s
  • The location is within blocks to restaurants, cafes, services, grocery store, and the neighborhood amenities of the 15th Ave East District of Capitol Hill
  • Pets Are Allowed
  • No Rental Cap
  • Some of the upper floor units have views of Downtown Seattle, Space Needle and the water
  • Building does have an elevator which is rare in this era of a building.
  • There is secured garage parking for most units

The cons:

  • No all units have parking
  • No washers or dryers in the units
  • Most units do not have their own patios or decks (fairly common in this era of brick building)

Click here to see an example of a unit in the Bering Condominiums.

By Marco Kronen with Seattle Condo Review: A guide to Seattle downtown condos.

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