4531 B Rainier Ave S – Columbia City



“Homeowners should get up in the morning and feel a sense of well-being, a sense that the house they are living in suits them in every way — a place of joy and haven.”



THOUGHTFULly planned



Dwell Development high-performance Live+Work townhome in thriving and vibrant Columbia City near Light Rail, retail core, and Lake Washington. Uplifting spaces, modern style and crisp contemporary living.


Permitted ground-level commercial space included with private entrance for your business, hobbies, or rent out and live above. Save on overhead. No-commute. Income from unused spaces.


Stylish signature Dwell finishes, oversized windows, light-filled living areas, healthful and quiet indoor air. Durable construction, Ultra-efficient and comfortable. Save money every month on utilities.


Fun and vibrant neighborhood Close to Light Rail Station, parks, sought after dining, shopping & nightlife, commuter roads, and easy access to airport. Highly desirable location in a celebrated community.

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A house is made with walls and beams. A home is made with love and dreams.
– Unknown


  • Dwell Development
  • Built in 2016
  • 5-Star Built Green Certified
  • Permitted Live/Work
  • Solar Ready
  • Mini split units for heating & cooling
  • Heat Recovery Ventilation System (HRV)
  • Hardie siding and Cedar rain screen
  • EnviroDri exterior weather barrier
  • TPO roofing system
  • New interior paint
  • Thick-framed insulated walls
  • Triple glazed windows
  • Ground level sprinkler for fire suppression
  • ADA compliant bathroom in commercial space
  • EV Charging

    • Flexible floor plan
    • Zoned for commercial - ground floor storefront
    • 2 private entrances
    • Shared courtyard and private spaces
    • Roof top deck
    • Stylish upcycled finishes
    • Uber energy efficient, lower energy consumption
    • LED Lighting
    • WaterSense certified plumbing fixtures
    • EnergyStar appliances with induction cooking
    • Reclaimed solid Fir floors (no carpet)
    • Polished concrete floors in the commercial space
    • Oversize windows for natural light and ventilation
    • Locally made Abodian cabinets with custom edge band
    • Caesarstone countertops

  • Artist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Attorney
  • Airbnb or rental studio
  • Musician
  • Interior Design
  • Wine Merchant/storage
  • Salon
  • Yoga and Pilates
  • Accountant
  • Architect
  • Think Tank
  • Start-up
  • Photographer
  • Therapist
  • Satellite Office
  • Gaming Room
  • Hobbies
  • And more!

  • Convenient South Seattle neighborhood
  • Nearby Columbia Station Light Rail
  • World-class transportation
  • High walk and bike scores
  • Dozens of restaurants, pubs and cafes
  • 2 minutes Lake Washington
  • 5 minutes to Beacon Hill
  • 8 minutes to Georgetown
  • 8 blocks to Off-leash dog park
  • 8 minutes to hospitals
  • 5 miles to Capitol Hill and Madison Park
  • 5 blocks to PCC Market
  • 3.5 miles to ballparks and stadiums (easy Light Rail)
  • Steps to Columbia City retail
  • 5 miles to downtown (Light Rail services)
  • 20 minutes by Light Rail to SeaTac Airport
  • 4.5 miles to Amazon headquarters
  • 7.5 miles to UW (Light Rail Services)
  • 9 miles to Microsoft Redmond

What is Live+Work?


Your home is not just a physical space – it’s a lifestyle.
Your home is not just a physical space – it’s a lifestyle.

Square Footage Source: King County public record. Plans provided are representational only. Seller reserves the right to make alterations. Buyer to verify dimensions, amenities, finishes, etc.

A creative design for an intentional way of living and working
Conveniently located in the Columbia City Urban Village neighborhood and is uniquely positioned at the convergence of a significant commercial and circulation corridor. Excellent transportation, high WalkScore, good bike score, and mere blocks from the Columbia City Light Rail Station. The neighborhood has a rich history with diversity, inclusion, and amenities. Over two dozen restaurants and cafes are within blocks, and a major food market, PCC, is a quick stroll to the south.


  • A commercial space that supports a variety of usages.
  • Live above your business.
  • The ultimate home office.
  • Separate entrances for residential and commercial.
  • Easily combined for seamless living.
  • No commuting to work means more time for joyful and playful experiences.
  • Rent out the commercial unit to offset monthly expenses and generate lasting wealth.
  • Other uses may include: Airbnb, short-term rental, traveling nurses, corporate housing
  • Located in a dynamic urban center that provides cool and unique service-driven live/work communities.
  • Open, welcoming, and daylight design.
  • Newer construction with modern-day building codes.
  • High ceilings and oversized windows. Engaging, thoughtful, and sustainable materials.
  • A design that relates to the neighborhood character.
  • Ample lighting and safety features.
  • ADA compliant.
  • Recessed fire suppression sprinkler system.
  • Walk-in shower.
  • Wet bar and a kitchenette equipped with a cooktop and microwave.
  • Designated signage location for company advertisement.
  • Surrounded by emerging residential residences, businesses, and development.

Square Footage Source: King County public record. Plans provided are representational only. Seller reserves the right to make alterations. Buyer to verify dimensions, amenities, finishes, etc.

Offered at $899,000

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