To entice wine collectors, Wine Storage Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., is offering a pre-sale program for a limited time. Tenants who sign a lease and prepay for one year also receive free use of the facility’s moving truck and a 25-percent discount off wine racks from a preferred Wine Storage Bellevue partner, to be installed in the locker.
Wine Storage Bellevue is owned by the Gilroy family and is part of Stor-House Self Storage, a $4.5 million, 120,000-square-foot self-storage facility. The 8,000-square-foot Wine Storage Bellevue facility can accommodate up to 19,000 cases of wine in individual, all-steel storage lockers that range in size from 10 to 200 cases.
Tenants can access their storage lockers seven days a week between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. Each tenant will have an individual key card. The wine lockers are equipped with a steel latch and bezel and fastened with a cylinder lock.
The facility also features a 1,000-square-foot Wine Resource Center characterized by stonework, leather furnishings, cabinets of knotty alder and 12-foot ceilings. Decorated in shades of brown and burgundy, the space consists of two rooms separated by a custom sliding door. A dual-sided fireplace, framed in stone and capped with an alder mantle, is surrounded by four leather chairs.
The center is also equipped with a computer for access to cellar-tracking software or other Internet databases designed to record wine inventory changes. The Wine Resource Center is open daily to members from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., or later by appointment.
Locker pricing starts at $24 per month, concluding at $395 per month for the largest size. The pre-sale offer expires July 15.