Neighborhood Spotlight – Lower Queen Anne

Geography:

lower queen anne map

Often known as “Uptown” by locals, Lower Queen Anne (LQA) is a dense neighborhood that is north of Belltown, west of Lake Union, and south of Upper Queen Anne.  It is also home to Key Arena and several movie theaters.  Due to the density of this neighborhood, most of the dwellings are condos and apartments.

Demographics:

Median Age: 38
Median Income : $57,927
Average price of sold home in 2015: $410,735
Average Commute time: 26 minutes

Recently Sold:

QA HSThis 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo sold for $375,000 on 9/21/2015.  Located in the historic Queen Anne High School, it has beautiful finishes and a sweet spiral staircase.  This condo sold for 112% of list price in just 6 days.

 

 

LQA condoThis spacious condo sold on 9/25/2015 for $425,000.  The condo has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and 1,184 square feet, making it one of the larger condos in the area.  It sold in 4 days for 100% of list price.

The Inside Scoop:

If you are looking to eat, shop or play, this is your neighborhood.  From upscale restaurants like How To Cook a Wolf, to the iconic Seattle Dick’s Drive-In, there are endless places to dine.  Sing the night away, karaoke style at Ozzies or hide away with the locals for some of the best Thai food in city at Tup Tim Thai.  This fun and centrally located neighborhood has a little something for everyone.  Except for parking.  THAT is about the only thing LQA doesn’t have much of.

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