What Makes Queen Anne Special?

The Queen Anne neighborhood is a very desirable area to live in Seattle. Home to breathtaking views, tree-lined streets, friendly neighbors, shops, dining, and so much more, it’s hard to think of a reason to not live here!  Almost 20 parks fill the area, offering play structures, tennis courts, baseball fields, grassy areas for a picnic or a peaceful place for reading. One of the most famous parks in Seattle, Kerry Park, is situated on Queen Anne with stunning views of the Space Needle, downtown, Mt. Rainier and the Puget Sound; a photographers dream.  Queen Anne Avenue boasts mixed-use spaces, including coffee shops, ice cream, restaurants, clothing boutiques, grocery stores, offices and apartments. Homes in the area are quaint and charming and offer a variety of architectural styles including Craftsman and Tudor among others. Many who own homes in Queen Anne enjoy a private backyard in the heart of the city, amazing views of city, water and mountains and a variety of home sizes and special features.  Lower Queen Anne is a vibrant area with a more active nightlife, urban flair and is home to the brand new Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation campus. It was ranked number 7 out of 78 neighborhoods in Seattle for it’s Walk Score, as it grants convenient access to daily needs and activities. From anywhere in Queen Anne, you have the advantage of a small community feel within the city. Living close to Seattle Center, which includes the Space Needle, Experience Music Project Science Fiction Museum, many other attractions and festivals throughout the year, you are never far from entertainment and activities with friends, family and visitors. If you’re searching for a home in the area, please let us know if you have any questions. We are more than happy to help, whether you’re moving here from out of state, another country, or a nearby Seattle neighborhood!