Apartments For Rent in Seattle, WA
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What's it like to live in Seattle?
The character of Seattle is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. There is a good amount of greenery in this city; there are over 500 parks nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Alki Beach Park and Warren G. Magnuson Park, making it easy to access them. In addition, residents will find that a large number of streets have good tree coverage. This city is also fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be calm - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines, the airport (King County International Airport), West Seattle Freeway or Interstate 90.
What kinds of homes are available in Seattle?
In Seattle, around half of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This city also has a good selection of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this city own their home and renters make up the remainder. The median year of construction for properties in this city is 1972.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Seattle?
It is straightforward to get to the closest supermarket on foot in Seattle. Pike Place is among the best streets for food stores. Furthermore, there is usually a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance on University Way. A decent variety of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance. As far as education is concerned, in this city, renters will typically be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
What are the best ways to get around in Seattle?
Seattle affords renters the choice between several modes of transportation. This city is home to a good public transit system. For example, home renters can rely on the King Street Station on the Sounder Lakewood - Seattle Line and Sounder Everett - Seattle Line. There are over 250 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. Cars are also a reasonably good transportation option in Seattle. Parking is easy, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as Interstate 90, from any location in this city. Seattle will attract physically active house renters since it is quite well-suited for walking; running common errands is easy, and a variety of businesses are quite close by.