Neighborhood Information

Welcome to Emerald City! You are not in Kansas anymore.  Click your red heels, or rain boots, and let’s learn about the neighborhoods.

 www.neighborhoodscout.com

http://seattle.findwell.com/seattle-neighborhoods/

http://www.areavibes.com/seattle-wa/neighborhoods/

http://www.streetadvisor.com

Alki: During the summer, the sun attracts crowds and beachgoers to this beautiful area, but locals love the off-season peace.

Atlantic: It is close to the lightrail, downtown Seattle, and Lake Washington and has impressive bike trails and parks making it great for youthful homebuyers.

Ballard: The ever-evolving downtown Ballard that centers at Market and 22nd Ave NW has brought rejuvenation to this once sleepy Scandinavian fishing village, creating a great local culture and adding vibrancy to this neighborhood.

Bellevue: Bellevue has everything to offer, including a wide variety of housing for sale and rent.

Belltown: This area of our city offers some of the best options for “in-city” living. Belltown has experienced some of the area’s highest concentration of new condominium and apartment development.

Bothell: Currently undergoing multiphase updates to downtown Bothell which is a pedestrian-friendly area filling up with both homes and businesses.

Capitol Hill: Capitol Hill has undergone a dramatic upscale change over the past years however it still retains the individual feel.

Downtown: The Downtown neighborhood offers an exciting lifestyle and the ability to experience the best of Seattle’s urban living up close.

Des Moines: This scenic community is close to Sea-Tac airport offering a lot for homebuyers and shoppers alike.

Eastlake: Its central location and reputation as a low-key neighborhood makes it a popular area.

First Hill: In recent years First Hill has seen new office, medical, apartment and condominium development begin to transform this neighborhood and bring large numbers of new residents, many of which are not directly connected to the medical industry.

Fremont: It has undergone a dramatic change over the past few years but it still retains its quirky character.

Greenlake: Greenlake continues to be one Seattle’s great neighborhood treasures. Visitors and locals come from all areas to walk, jog, bike and rollerblade around the lake.

The Highlands: It is just north of Seattle and has a rich history and a great sense of community.

International District: The International district is home to a thriving Pan-Asian American community offering unique retail stores, cuisine and a wonderful infusion of different cultures.

Kirkland: This neighborhood knows how to pack a lot of activities and perks into such a small area.

Madison Park: Many of Madison Park renters are attracted to its convenient location, its small-neighborhood feel and the fact that you can easily walk from most apartments and condos to the shops and restaurants and local hangouts the commercial center has to offer.

Magnolia: If you want to live in walking distance to the great shops and restaurants at the heart of Magnolia you should focus your search for properties close to the village.

Newcastle: It has had become an impressive and fast-growing suburb, however it has not reduced the small-town feeling.

Queen Anne: Those looking for housing located a short walk to cafes, shops and amenities should focus on being located close to the top of Queen Anne hill, on the south slope, lower Queen Anne or the area around the Space Needle.

Sammamish: This area has acclaimed schools, multiple different amenities and world-class golf courses, which makes it a great place to live while still being close to Seattle.

South Lake Union: Significant development continues in this neighborhood that historically has been a mish mash of early and mid-century low-rise office buildings and warehouses. A trolley now connects South Lake Union with Downtown.

Union Hill: This area east of Redmond has both pastures as well as new residential and commercial developments.

Wallingford: Wallingford is one Seattle’s most sought-after rental destinations and is conveniently located at the north end of Lake Union and stretches up to the Greenlake neighborhood. Its central location allows for quick access to the highways, universities and Downtown.

West Seattle: The residents of West Seattle range from long-time locals to the many younger professionals that now call it home.

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