The neighborhood of Magnolia is situated in the city of Seattle, Washington.
The character of Magnolia is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of Seattle is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, there is a fair amount of greenery in this area; it is very easy to access parks in the neighborhood since there are around 40 of them close by for residents to explore. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is reasonably good.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about two thirds of buildings in Magnolia, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters. This neighborhood experienced its biggest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
It is convenient to get to the nearest supermarket by walking from anywhere in Magnolia. Residents are served by approximately 40 restaurants and coffee shops as well. As far as education is concerned, it is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in this part of the city. In contrast, there are no high schools in this area. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
It is convenient for pedestrians to navigate Magnolia, although common amenities such as post offices or banks can be an occasionally long walk away. A car is a reasonably good medium of transportation in this area. It is very easy to find a parking spot. On the other hand, Magnolia is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses.