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Great views come easy in Eastlake.
Studio / 1 BR
43% Complete
1,500
2 Bedrooms
66% Complete
2,295
3 Bedrooms
100% Complete
3,495
4 Bedrooms
0% Complete
N/A

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Families
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students

 

What's around
  • 23 Shops
  • 1 Schools
  • 34 Restaurants
  • 33 Fitness options
  • 3 Banks
  • 2 Grocery stores/markets
  • 7 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITGood

WALKABILITYGood
Safety

Eastlake has a high violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for Seattle.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Eastlake LIKE?

The name of this neighborhood isn't hard to figure out: it sits on the eastern shore of Lake Union. Eastlake is a low-key, funky area of brightly colored homes and small businesses right by the water. For people looking for a totally unique lifestyle, you can live on one of the many houseboats here.

Dive bars and local restaurants make for a chilled out nightlife, so for anything more raucous you'll want to head outside this neighborhood.

It's easy to get to Seattle's Downtown so you'll find wealthy professionals living here (it costs to have a house with a view). And due to the easy commute to the nearby University of Washington, this neighborhood is also popular with students since there are still a few affordable (and rundown) housing options.

A major highway forms the eastern boundary of this neighborhood and homes close to this highway will have to deal with noise from the traffic.

Eastlake is bordered on the west and north by Lake Union, on the east by Portage Bay and Capitol Hill, and on the south by South Lake Union.

 

Commute:
Downtown Seattle: 3 miles / 10-25 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit / 20-25 minutes by bike
Bellevue: 8.3 miles / 20-35 minutes by car / 50 minutes by transit
Redmond: 16.3 miles / 25-40 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit

Eastlake Seattle Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Eastlake LOCAL schools

PK-8 GRADES
Tops K-8
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.09 mi
PK-5 GRADES
Bertschi School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.29 mi
9-12 GRADES
Seattle Preparatory School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.36 mi
n/a GRADES
Game Design Schools
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.58 mi
K-8 GRADES
Bright Water Waldorf School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.67 mi

 

Local Flavor   Eastlake Local Flavor

Serafina
Serafina 2043 EASTLAKE AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98102 MAP
serafinaseattle.com

Serafina opened its doors in 1991 as an intimate neighborhood restaurant located along Eastlake between the University District and Downtown Seattle. Its ochre walls, reminiscent of the Tuscan landscape, its intimate, sultry atmosphere, and its authentic Italian cuisine make it a favorite with diners from around the Puget Sound and beyond.

Voxx  Coffee
Voxx Coffee 2245 EASTLAKE AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98102 MAP
voxxseattle.com

Since 2008 they have been striving to offer the highest quality espresso beverages to be found anywhere.

East Zoo Tavern
East Zoo Tavern 2301 EASTLAKE AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98102 MAP
eastlakezoo.com

Music, food, beer and all the bar games you love. 

Daniel’s Broiler
Daniel’s Broiler 809 FAIRVIEW PL N SEATTLE, WA 98109 MAP
schwartzbros.com

Located on the shores of South Lake Union, guests enjoy nightly live music and waterfront dining with stunning views of Lake Union, Gasworks Park and Queen Anne.

Photo Credits: Thanks to @eastlakeseattle for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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