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A park-filled neighborhood on the water.
Studio / 1 BR
33% Complete
1,825
2 Bedrooms
44% Complete
2,467
3 Bedrooms
80% Complete
4,450
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
5,547

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

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

 


PUBLIC TRANSITGood

WALKABILITYPoor
Safety

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

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Montlake LIKE?

Montlake is a quiet, affluent neighborhood full of parks and well-maintained single-family homes. Athough it does have some dining and shopping options along one of its main streets, the real draw here is the tightknit community feel, the charming homes, and its parks. Sailing aficionados will love being close to the nearby Seattle Yacht Club.

The only drawback to Montlake is its location across the water from the University of Washington. Since there is a bridge connecting these two parts of Seattle, traffic often backs up into Montlake when the University's football team plays a home game.

Montlake is bordered to the north by Portage Bay (the body of water, not the neighborhood), to the east by Washington Park and Broadmoor, to the south by Capitol Hill, and to the west by Portage Bay (both the neighborhood and body of water).

 

Commute:
Downtown Seattle: 3.5 miles / 10-30 minutes by car / 25-30 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 6.8 miles / 15-30 minutes by car / 20-25 minutes by transit
Redmond: 13.1 miles / 20-30 minutes by car / 20-25 minutes by transit

Montlake Seattle Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Montlake LOCAL schools

K-5 GRADES
Montlake Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.00 mi
PK-8 GRADES
Seattle Hebrew Academy
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.47 mi
K-5 GRADES
Stevens Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.63 mi
9-12 GRADES
Seattle Preparatory School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.64 mi
PK-5 GRADES
Experimental Education Unit
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.72 mi

 

Local Flavor   Montlake Local Flavor

Cafe Lago
Cafe Lago 2305 24TH AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98112 MAP
cafelago.com

Pasta made fresh every morning. Pizza baked by apple wood fire every night. 

Fuel
Fuel 2300 24TH AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98112 MAP
fuelcoffeeseattle.com

Committed to perfectly caffeinating each customer with the highest quality coffee and to redefine the standards of customer service in a unique, friendly, and comfortable atmosphere.

Montlake Blvd Market
Montlake Blvd Market 2605 22ND AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98112 MAP
montlakeblvdmarket.com

Deli and grocery shopping all in one. 

Mr. Johnson's Antiques
Mr. Johnson's Antiques 2315 24TH AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98112 MAP
mrjohnsonsantiques.com

Antiques for your shopping desires. 

McCurdy Park - Arboretum Trail
McCurdy Park - Arboretum Trail 2700 24TH AVE E SEATTLE, WA 98112 MAP

Hiking and trails for the nature lover with fantastic views. 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @lwest88, @seattlepubliclibrary, @slovenemachine, @a.knclds, @ladieswhonom, @dmholmer, @shearerpainting, @seattletimes, @littlebearthebeardedla, @a_zafar, @hannahlshirley, @bydelightful, @paulmikedavis, @travismayfield, @digs_and_dwellings, @bellagrace.photograp, @herman.chiang for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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