Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Living in Northeast Seattle

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Living in Northeast Seattle brings the notion of "community" to a whole new level. This particular neighborhood boasts a community group called North East Seattle Together, which “ . . . connects northeast Seattle residents to community resources; and provides social and educational opportunities so that, as they age, members can live confidently in their homes and neighborhoods” ( There are many other community support groups in NE Seattle that encompass many services supportive of living in Seattle, like: Sustainable NE Seattle which is providing solar power to their neighborhoods, “tool libraries”, and more! NE Seattle residents also have greater access to Everett, Payne Field, the Kingston-Edmonds Ferry, and suburban communities in northern King County. This area of Seattle extends from the University district up to the borders of Lake City, and although fairly suburban in its layout, has a dense population. Most of these neighborhoods are strewn with parks and green spaces, with much focus on family, community, and schools. The average home price in this area starts around $375K. Near hubs of businesses and recreational activities, many rental houses and condos are available to residents as well. Community highlights in NE Seattle include the University of Washington & its stadium, Greenlake & the Woodland Park Zoo nearby, Magnuson Park, Matthews beach, and close proximity to museums, theater, art, and downtown. Transportation in the area includes buses, biking, car-pooling, and even boating! Do you like hands-on projects, crafting, brewing, shopping, playing, learning, meeting new people? North East Seattle has got the right fit for you. Not only does this area offer a short commute trip into downtown Seattle, which is less than 5 miles away; but it also offers access to ferries, mountain passes, bike trails and more, making this Seattle neighborhood a unique convergence for tourists, travelers, and residents. The planning and cooperation of community, infrastructure, and sustainability have taken strong roots in North East Seattle. For a free list of properties available for sale in Northeast Seattle, please contact Wendy Ceccherelli, owner/broker of Home Land Seattle, at or call 425-270-7292.


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