The neighborhood of Arbor Heights is located in the city of Seattle, Washington.
The character of Arbor Heights is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Greenery is prominent in this part of the city as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is reasonably good. Getting to public green spaces from most locations in the neighborhood, like Seola Park and Fauntleroy Park, is easy since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore. This part of the city is also very good for those who need quiet areas, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
The homes in this neighborhood are very old, since roughly 70% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s. The main housing types in this part of the city are single detached homes and townhouses. Around 80% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. This neighborhood also has quite a good selection of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In this neighborhood, house buyers will often be able to access primary schools by walking. However, there are no high schools in this part of Seattle. Concerning eating, a vehicle is often needed in Arbor Heights to reach the nearest grocery store.
The best way to navigate Arbor Heights is often driving. Coming across a place to park is easy. In contrast, Arbor Heights is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Arbor Heights is not particularly suitable for traveling on foot as common amenities such as laundromats or liquor stores can be an occasionally long walk away.