The neighborhood of First Hill can be found in the city of Seattle, Washington.
First Hill offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. This part of the city has a very large number of streets for those looking for a dynamic vibe. The streets are almost always busy with people, there is a vast selection of entertainment venues, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. This part of the city also features a fair amount of greenery as there are numerous tree-lined streets. Parks are especially well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes them easy to reach.
The substantial percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of First Hill is an important part of its character. This area also has a selection of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 80% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. Roughly one third of homes in this part of Seattle were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is usually practical for home buyers in this part of Seattle to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, there are over 50 restaurants and about 20 cafes to benefit from in First Hill. House buyers have access to countless clothing stores within walking distance, for instance along Madison Street. Regarding education, it is a short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from most homes for sale in this area.
First Hill is an excellent part of the city with respect to getting around without a car. Traveling on foot is very convenient for property owners in this part of Seattle; many daily needs are very easy to meet without the use of a vehicle, and a very large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. First Hill is especially transit friendly as a result of around 10 nearby bus lines. On the other hand, a car is a sometimes poor means of transportation in this part of Seattle. Nevertheless, nearby highways, such as Interstate 5, are very easy to access from anywhere in this part of the city.