The neighborhood of Uptown is situated within the city of Seattle, Washington.
Uptown is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is very easy in this part of the city. There are a large number of people around most of the time, there is a great variety of entertainment venues, and it is very easy to find places to go out at night because they are well-distributed throughout the neighborhood. Queen Anne Avenue in particular offers a fairly good selection of nightlife. Greenery is quite prominent in this part of the city as there are many tree-lined streets. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, including Kinnear Park, and they are especially well-distributed, making them easy to reach.
Roughly 80% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. The substantial proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1992. This neighborhood has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Uptown. Likewise, there are over 50 restaurants and around 20 coffee shops to benefit from in this part of Seattle. It is also easy to access a number of clothing stores on foot. When it comes to education, in Uptown, locals will usually be able to access primary as well as high schools by walking.
Uptown enables home buyers to get around by a diversity of methods of transportation. The public transit network in this area is very accessible. There are around 10 bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Moving around by car is also convenient in this part of Seattle. Many real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway. It is very convenient for pedestrians to get around in Uptown; all common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle, and various businesses are very close by.