The neighborhood of Capitol Hill is located within the city of Seattle, Washington.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, Capitol Hill is a reasonably good option. This part of the city has a large number of places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Despite the fact that there are relatively few nearby entertainment venues, there are lots of people around most of the time, and it is very easy to find places to go out at night as they are well-distributed throughout the area. 14th Avenue in particular offers a wide variety of nightlife. Capitol Hill is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably calm, although that is not the case around Interstate 5. The greenery in this part of Seattle is prominent; there are approximately 20 public green spaces close by for residents to visit, including Cal Anderson Park and Interlaken Park, making it very easy to reach them from many locations in Capitol Hill. Residents will also find that there are many tree-lined streets.
About 70% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 30% are occupied by owners. In this part of Seattle, roughly 70% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood experienced its biggest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period. This area has quite a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In Capitol Hill, residents will generally be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, it is usually possible for house buyers in this neighborhood to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Broadway is among the best streets for food stores. Additionally, those who are fond of eating out won't have to go far in Capitol Hill, where over 150 restaurants and over 50 cafes are available, for example along 14th Avenue. It is also a rather short walk to a reasonable selection of clothing stores, for example on Pine Street.
Capitol Hill presents property owners with the choice between a diversity of modes of transportation. This neighborhood will draw physically active house buyers as it is especially suitable for walking; running common errands is very easy on foot, and many businesses of different types can be found as well. Capitol Hill is a very pleasant part of Seattle for moving around by public transit. Home owners have access to about 20 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. This area is also quite car friendly. Many houses for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 5.