Loyal Heights is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington.
The character of Loyal Heights is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This part of Seattle is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, greenery is reasonably prominent in this area; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy and they are especially well-spread out, making them easy to access from the majority of locations within the neighborhood. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are around.
Loyal Heights experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era. The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Home owners occupy roughly 70% of the units in Loyal Heights and 30% are occupied by renters. This neighborhood also has a good choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Loyal Heights. Additionally, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for example along 70th Street. With respect to education, in Loyal Heights, residents will usually be able to reach primary schools by walking. In contrast, Loyal Heights does not have any high schools. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
This neighborhood is a fairly pleasant part of Seattle for pedestrians; many day-to-day needs can be met without the use of a car, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. The public transit service in Loyal Heights is not particularly frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. In contrast, moving around by car is convenient in this area. Parking is generally easy.