The municipality of Spanaway, Washington is situated in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Spanaway is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally peaceful - although that is not the case close to the railway line or one of the 2 airports (McChord Field, Spanaway Airport). Parks are distributed sporadically, making them very difficult to reach. Still, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, like Holiday Park and Bresemann Forest and Spanaway Park.
The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Spanaway is an important part of its character. Roughly one quarter of homes in this municipality were constructed since the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This municipality has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this municipality own their home while renters make up the remainder.
It can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Spanaway. When it comes to eating, house buyers in this part of the Seattle metropolitan area typically have to turn to a car to do groceries. There are also a few options for those who care about restaurants within walking distance.
This municipality is especially car friendly. It is very convenient to find a place to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Spanaway is not very frequent. Nonetheless, residents benefit from a few bus lines. Most houses for sale in this part of the Seattle metropolitan area are located in places that are not very suitable for walking as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.