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Secluded and peaceful, this is a popular spot for professionals and their families.

Good For
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 0 Nightlife options
  • 3 Shops
  • 0 Schools
  • 1 Restaurants
  • 0 Fitness options
  • 0 Banks
  • 0 Grocery stores/markets

 


PUBLIC TRANSITAverage

WALKABILITYPoor
Safety

Arbor Heights has a below average violent crime rate and a low property crime rate for Seattle.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Arbor Heights LIKE?

Arbor Heights is an affordable, quiet neighborhood in the southwest corner of West Seattle. This is an almost exclusively residential area of single-family homes, many of which have amazing views of Puget Sound.

Most of its working residents commute into Downtown Seattle and other commercial pockets of the city, so the area is pretty emptied out on weekdays. As a result, there's not much going on here, which means you'll have to head elsewhere for dining and shopping. Fortunately, more happening neighborhoods like Fauntleroy and Roxhill are nearby.

For active children, the neighborhood is home to the Arbor Heights Swim and Tennis Club, which offers competitive swimming, diving, tennis, and water polo to members. 

Arbor Heights is bordered on the west and north by Fauntleroy, on the east by White Center, and on the south by Puget Sound.

 

Commute:
Downtown Seattle: 10 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 45-55 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 19 miles / 40-70 minutes by car / 105 minutes by transit
Redmond:25 miles / 45-80 minutes by car / 75 minutes by transit

Arbor Heights Seattle Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Arbor Heights LOCAL schools

PK-5 GRADES
Arbor Heights Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.00 mi
6-8 GRADES
Explorer West Middle School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.49 mi
PK-12 GRADES
Shorewood Christian School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.50 mi
PK-5 GRADES
Roxhill Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.68 mi
PK-6 GRADES
Shorewood Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.90 mi

 

Local Flavor   Arbor Heights Local Flavor

Arroyos Natural Area
Arroyos Natural Area 4120 SW ARROYO DR SEATTLE, WA 98146 MAP

An amazing undeveloped park with views overlooking Puget Sound. 

Arbor Heights Community Church
Arbor Heights Community Church 4113 SW 102ND ST SEATTLE, WA 98146 MAP
arborheights.org

A local church that opened back in 1937.

Photo Credits: Thanks to @debspottery, @wes_leinbach, @linetravelingcircus, @nonsequiturlass, @kerrieclemens, @mattjohnstonfg, @downwithpants, @sepdep, @b.houk for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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