Situated between Lake Union to the East and Belltown to the South, Queen Anne is one of Seattle’s historic neighborhoods. Visible throughout the Seattle area, and easily identified by the lights of its three broadcast towers, Queen Anne features captivating views of the city skyline, Space Needle, Elliott Bay and Mount Rainier.
In addition to its many pedestrian staircases, it is characterized by beautiful parks such as Bhy Kracke, Marshall and perhaps most popular, Kerry Park with its breathtaking view of the city. The area offers convenient proximity to downtown Seattle and especially Seattle Center which features the the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass, the Seattle Opera, the Museum of Pop Culture, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and more. Strolling down Queen Anne Avenue, one can enjoy popular cafes, restaurants and shops.
In the 1800’s Queen Anne was known for its impressive mansions which were built in english style. Evidence of the the area’s rich architectural history exists today in the form of gems such as Greek, Tudor, and Victorian revivals, to now much more modern buildings. Notable businesses in the Queen Anne area are the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Seattle Pacific University. Overall, Queen Anne can be characterized as a mostly quiet residential area with easy access to downtown Seattle, Fremont, Lake Union, and more. We hope you enjoy browsing the latest listings in Queen Anne, and please feel welcome to reach out to our experts with any real estate questions.