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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.
Zillow

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.

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