Burien is a city located in the Seattle metropolitan area, which is part of Washington, United States.
The character of Burien is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This part of the Seattle metropolitan area is reasonably good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are tranquil - however noise can be problematic near the airport (Seattle-Tacoma International Airport). Lastly, there are about 20 green spaces close by for residents to relax in, such as Moshier Memorial Park and Ed Munro Seahurst Park, and they are very well-situated, making it easy to access them.
In Burien, roughly 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for properties in this city is 1961. This city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even.
It is easy to get to the closest grocery store by walking in Burien in this part of the Seattle metropolitan area. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, residents will welcome the proximity to primary as well as high schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in this city. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This part of the Seattle metropolitan area is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park, and it is a rather short drive to the closest highway from any location in Burien. In contrast, public transit riders may find few options in this part of the Seattle metropolitan area by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, the city is connected by about 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Walking in Burien is not very common, although many daily needs are easy to carry out without the use of a vehicle.