West Woodland is a neighborhood within Seattle, Washington.
West Woodland is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this neighborhood. West Woodland is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor, however some areas can be quite loud, especially near the railway line. Greenery is quite prominent in this part of the city; it is easy to reach green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover. Moreover, residents will find that numerous tree-lined streets are around. Lastly, there are many things to do in this neighborhood to enjoy. Despite the fact that a small selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, the streets are often busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 40% of the dwellings in West Woodland, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city happened prior to the 1960s. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The split between renters and home owners is about even.
Both primary and secondary schools are very easy to walk to from anywhere in West Woodland. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. In terms of eating, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from any location in this part of Seattle. Moreover, there are a good number of choices for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot.
West Woodland will draw home owners that value different modes of transportation. Many of the houses for sale in this part of Seattle are located in areas that are very conducive to traveling on foot; most daily needs are easy to meet by walking, and various businesses are reasonably close by. West Woodland benefits from a good public transit infrastructure. In particular, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and it is especially convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. A car is also a reasonably good mode of transportation in this neighborhood. It is convenient to park.