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A very wealthy neighborhood with a prime spot on the water.

Good For
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 0 Nightlife options
  • 13 Shops
  • 2 Schools
  • 6 Restaurants
  • 12 Fitness options
  • 2 Banks
  • 0 Grocery stores/markets

 


PUBLIC TRANSITPoor

WALKABILITYPoor
Safety

Laurelhurst has a below average violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate for Seattle.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Laurelhurst LIKE?

Boasting one of the best locations in a city full of terrific locations, Laurelhurst sits on the shores of Lake Washington to the east and Union Bay on the south, providing spectacular views for the owners of its expensive homes.

This quiet residential neighborhood has good schools, well-kept properties, and a mix of restaurants and businesses. Depending on where you live in Laurelhurst, you may qualify to join the private Laurelhurst Beach Club. For those who don't make the cut, you've still got the Laurelhurst Playfield, which has athletic fields, tennis courts, and a community center.

Laurelhurst is bordered on the north by Hawthorne Hills and Windermere, on the east by Lake Washington, on the south by Union Bay, and on the west by Bryant and University District.

 

Commute:
Downtown Seattle: 5.8 miles / 15-40 minutes by car / 40-50 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 8.6 miles / 20-50 minutes by car / 50-60 minutes by transit
Redmond: 14.9 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 50-55 minutes by transit

Laurelhurst Seattle Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Laurelhurst LOCAL schools

K-5 GRADES
Laurelhurst Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.17 mi
PK-8 GRADES
Villa Academy
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.40 mi
K-5 GRADES
Bryant Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.99 mi
K-8 GRADES
Assumption-St Bridget School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:1.20 mi
K-5 GRADES
Sand Point Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:1.24 mi

 

Local Flavor   Laurelhurst Local Flavor

Jak’s Grill
Jak’s Grill 3701 NE 45TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98105 MAP
http://jaksgrill.com/

Neighborhood steakhouse serving only corn fed beef raised in Nebraska. 

Varlamos Pizzeria
Varlamos Pizzeria 3617 NE 45TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98105 MAP
varlamospizza.com

Family owned and operated pizzeria since 1994.

Gretchen’s Place
Gretchen’s Place 5432 SAND POINT WAY NE SEATTLE, WA 98138 MAP

Neighborhood coffee shop. 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @lidiaflanigan, @xoe_vega, @dashark_clover, @vicontessazzz, @daja_atx, @realogicssir, @monster_the_frenchie, @scottwasner, @zoevilliott, @lit_obsessed, @loveyousamsicle, @peterschoi, @caseyholmerealestate, @mck_bryn, @andrekivijarvi for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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