Monday, October 29, 2012

Living in Wallingford / Fremont

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Living in Wallingford/Fremont

This vivacious neighborhood is a quaint sought-after area of Seattle with rich history and activities. The district of Wallingford/Fremont area extends from Greenlake’s south border to the water’s edge at Gasworks Parks, and runs between I-5 and Ballard on Lake Union. This North Seattle neighborhood plays host to a variety of popular parks, attractions, festivals, and so much more. Wallingford/Fremont attractions include: the Woodland Park Zoo, The Troll under the Fremont Bridge, Gasworks Park, Burke-Gilman bike trail, several parks, and public art pieces.
                For families looking for a place in this urban spot, there are amenities for the whole family available within walking distance. Wallingford offers a variety of schools, including a newly-opened university. This community has several groups that boost support among residents, sustainable living efforts, food banks, and other family support services. Fremont and Wallingford both host a large variety of festivals and events for the whole family from Harvest Fest, outdoor movies, and Seafair to art walks and the Family 4th of July celebration at Gasworks Park. Parks are found throughout this area, with a large community of bicyclists and outdoor enthusiasts.
                Nightlife in this community is also abundant with restaurants, pubs, galleries, public art spaces, beer/wine/scotch festivals, and even nights for the walking dead! Fremont has become an urban hot spot for hip Seattleites looking for good drinks, good atmosphere, and a variety of exciting sights from a statue of Lenin and a Soviet rocket to painted cyclists to zombies. With a walk score in these neighborhoods from 85-90, you can guarantee you’ll find what you want within minutes of wherever you are!
                Living here provides sustenance for the soul and community with food banks, community projects, public spaces for entertainment and outdoor activities, Seattle’s oldest outdoor farmers market, arts, shopping, and other focused services for the local population. Both Wallingford and Fremont have very active community blogs and event information available online; the wealth of information can be overwhelming! Wallingford/Fremont area is across Lake Union and just minutes from downtown, approximately 10 miles to the airport and most residents claim a 15-25 minute commute time to work.
                This neighborhood is in high demand because of its beauty, accessibility, and community atmosphere. In fact, Fremont’s welcome sign says The Center of the Universe, a hub of excitement and creativity on the north side of Seattle.
Wallingford/Fremont is a happening place where singles and families alike can come together to enjoy the events, convenience of its amenities, and variety of homes. The average rental prices for this area range from $900-1200, with the median home selling for just over $500k, lower than the city of Seattle’s average. Being close to both Lake Washington and Green Lake, housing prices can fluctuate depending on what style and location you prefer, from condos/townhomes to waterfront homes, this neighborhood has what you’re looking for. For a complete list of available residential properties for sale in the Wallingford/Fremont neighborhoods of Seattle, please visit www.NSeattleDeals.comor call our 24/7 information hotline at 888-621-4999.


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