The neighborhood of Ravenna is located within the city of Seattle, Washington.
Ravenna is a very good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. The noise levels in this area are very low, as the streets are very calm. Finally, greenery is present in this neighborhood as numerous tree-lined streets are around. Reaching green spaces, like Ravenna Park, is very easy from a large number of locations in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in and the majority of homes for sale have a park a short walk away.
In Ravenna, most of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of Seattle also has a good choice of unit sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 30% are renters. This area experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
It is very often feasible for property owners in this neighborhood to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. Additionally, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. As far as education is concerned, house buyers will find that no matter where their home is situated in Ravenna, primary as well as high schools are close by. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Ravenna will please property owners that value a diversity of means of transportation. Ravenna is quite conducive to traveling on foot; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are nearby. Ravenna is quite transit friendly. More precisely, there are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. A car is also a good transportation option in this part of the city. Accessing a place to park is easy, and the majority of properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway.