Lower Queen Anne is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington.
Lower Queen Anne is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this area. This neighborhood has a large number of areas for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located around the corner. The noise levels in Lower Queen Anne are quite low, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Greenery is reasonably prominent in this neighborhood; there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Kinnear Park, and they are very well-situated, which makes it very easy to access them. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are prominent.
About two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. Around half of homes in this neighborhood were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighborhood has a selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Home buyers in this area will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, owing to around 20 restaurants and a few coffee shops, Lower Queen Anne is a very good place in which to eat out. House buyers benefit from a good number of clothing stores within walking distance. In terms of education, in Lower Queen Anne, property owners will usually be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot.
Lower Queen Anne is a very good neighborhood for car-free transportation options. The public transit network in this area is reasonably good. For example, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, this area is not especially car friendly. Nonetheless, nearby highways are reasonably easy to reach from any home in Lower Queen Anne. Lower Queen Anne is especially suitable for walking; running daily errands is very convenient, and a very large number of businesses of different types can be found as well.