The neighborhood of Downtown is located within the city of Seattle, Washington.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Downtown. Finding lively places is especially easy in this area. There are usually crowds of people around, there are numerous nearby entertainment venues, and with its approximately 30 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. There is a small amount of greenery in this neighborhood; more specifically, residents will find that relatively few tree-lined streets are around. However, reaching green spaces is very easy in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
In Downtown, roughly 90% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly single detached homes. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city has happened since the year 2000. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 80% of the units in the neighborhood and 20% are occupied by owners.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from most homes for sale in Downtown. Additionally, those who are fond of dining out won't have to walk far in this part of the city, where over 350 restaurants and over 100 cafes are available, for example on Pike Street. It is also especially convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, home buyers will appreciate that no matter where their property is located in Downtown, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
Downtown permits house buyers to get around using various modes of transportation. Traveling on foot is especially feasible for residents in Downtown; meeting daily needs is very easy by walking, and there are also a very large number of businesses in proximity. This part of Seattle is especially transit friendly. More specifically, property owners have access to over 100 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. Downtown is also car friendly. It is a very short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 5, from anywhere in this part of the city.