The neighborhood of Leschi is located in the city of Seattle, Washington.
Leschi offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Seattle features a good amount of greenery as the majority of streets have good tree coverage. Access to parks, like Sam Smith Park and Leschi Park, is very easy from most locations in the neighborhood, since numerous homes for sale have one nearby and there are approximately 10 green spaces close by for residents to explore. This part of Seattle is also fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to Interstate 90.
In Leschi, around 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly 60% of the units in the neighborhood whereas the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city occurred prior to the 1960s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away in Leschi. In addition, this neighborhood is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot. Concerning education, residents will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Leschi. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
Leschi allows house buyers to get around by several modes of transportation. The reasonably good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many due to a few nearby bus lines. Driving is often the best way to navigate this area. It is a short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in Leschi, and parking is quite easy. This part of Seattle will appeal to active people since it is conducive to walking; many daily needs can be met on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby.