Explore West Seattle, Washington with Krueger Team Seattle
Just a few miles southwest from downtown Seattle is West Seattle, a laid-back residential neighborhood that is becoming one of the most sought after places to buy a house in Seattle. The popularity of West Seattle stems from it’s growing reputation as a hip, family friendly, outdoorsy community with lots of easy beach access to the Puget Sound.
Looking for great waterfront recreation? West Seattle offers plenty. One of the most popular West Seattle destinations is Alki Beach, which offers sweeping views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, along with a host of restaurants on its lovely beach front. When the warm weather arrives in the Pacific Northwest, Alki becomes an urban recreational mecca for kayakers, scuba divers, volleyball players, bicyclists and rollerbladers! A little further south, along the sound, is Lincoln Park, yet another great coastal stretch that is popular local hideaway. This beachfront park offers many walking and biking trails, as well as plenty of areas to sprawl out with family and friends for a picnic. Lincoln Park also attracts residents to it’s heated saltwater pool, the Colman pool, which offers magnificent views of the Puget Sound.
While much of West Seattle is woven together with cozy tree lined residential streets, the centrally located North Admiral and West Seattle Junction areas offer an urban metropolis to endlessly explore diverse restaurants, micro breweries, independent shops, specialty grocery stores, bakeries, gift shops, and bookstores. Easy Street Records, Bakery Nouveau and the Husky Deli are a few among the many local establishments that make-up the energetic vibe of West Seattle. And if you happen to be in the neighborhood on a Sunday, don’t miss the West Seattle Farmers Market, which takes place every Sunday throughout the year.
The housing market trends in West Seattle have been on the rise and although it’s a very competitive market there can be a wide range of homes available from new construction to starter homes that make prices vary widely.
A great quality of life for residents of West Seattle is a significant draw to this neighborhood. It is known to be a tight, active community that frequently holds annual fairs, farmers markets, festivals and neighborhood events. There are also multiple transportation options for commuting to and from West Seattle with the dedicated West Seattle bridge that connects to I5 and 99 and a water taxi for those commuting to downtown. In addition the Washington State Ferry has a West Seattle Terminal that floats people to and from nearby Vashon Island.
As long time residents of the neighborhood, the Krueger Team offers a unique perspective of West Seattle to help you find your perfect home in this community. Please look over our West Seattle listings below, and call us at (206) 423-0063 or contact us online when you have any questions.
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