Located within Washington, United States, the city of Shoreline is located in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Shoreline offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Green spaces, like Grace Cole Nature Park and Twin Ponds Park, are very well-situated and there are about 40 of them close by for residents to visit, which makes them easy to reach. This part of the Seattle metropolitan area is also reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case around the railway line or Interstate 5.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Shoreline, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of the Seattle metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the units in Shoreline whereas the rest are rented. The average year of construction for buildings in this city is 1965.
Locals will find that wherever their home is situated in Shoreline, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With regards to eating, property owners in this city will welcome that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Residents benefit from over 100 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
Getting around by car is very easy in Shoreline. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 5, are reasonably easy to drive to from anywhere in this city, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, Shoreline is not an especially pleasant part of the Seattle metropolitan area for getting around by public transit. Nonetheless, there are approximately 20 bus lines crossing the city, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Shoreline is not particularly conducive to walking as few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.