The house where Jeff Bezos founded Amazon is on sale for a bargain price

Key Points
  • The house where Amazon was founded is for sale.
  • It's listed for $1.4 million, which is relatively cheap compared with local listings.
  • It has 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths.
The house where Jeff Bezos founded Amazon is for sale for $1.4 million.
John L. Scott Real Estate

The house where Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in Bellevue, Washington is for sale. It was previously spotted by GeekWire.

According to Zillow, the 1,540 square-foot house located at 10704 NE 28th St. is listed for just nearly $1.5 million. It features three bedrooms,1.75 baths and a hot tub on the back porch. It was last sold in 2009 for $620,000.

Here's more on the listing, from John L Scott Real Estate:

Magnificent in West Bellevue! This charming Craftsman was rebuilt in 2001 w/ an enormous great room that's perfect for entertaining! It boasts 13' vltd pine ceiling & river rock fplc. Fabulous granite & maple kitchen entices the cook. Master suite w/divine tiled shower. Hardwoods, crown mldg, lots of skylights & natural light. Meticulous setting, big party deck w/ hot tub, fenced yard, 10x20 strg shed. Very well cared for! A slice of history-Jeff Bezos started Amazon in the garage in the 1990's!

The house where Amazon was founded compared to local real-estate.

It's seems to be a relative bargain for the neighborhood and given its place in history. The house next door, although much larger, sold for $3.1 million last year. Others sold for anywhere between $1.3 million and $2.6 million.

Amazon was founded in 1994 and, 24 years later, Bezos is now the richest man in the world, with several homes in the U.S.

Jeff Bezos 1999 interview on Amazon before the dotcom bubble burst