Belltown is the most densely populated neighborhood in Seattle. Located right on the water near downtown and adjacent to the Denny Triangle and world famous Pike Place Market with some of the city’s best nightlife. Belltown has been recognized as the best place to retire in Seattle by CNNMoney Magazine for its walkability.
Though Belltown is one of the most popular places in Seattle to live work and play the neighborhood had humble beginnings. Belltown named after the original owner of the land began as a place for low income housing and the working class because it was cut off from Seattle’s downtown core due to the steep Denny Hill. Later the hill was regraded giving access to downtown and in came the film industry causing a boom in Belltown which is now an artsy, hip, youthful residential center bustling with activity.
Belltown is home to many trendy restaurants nightclubs, boutiques, and residential towers. In Belltown you will find the Art Institute of Seattle,Antioch University, Argosy University, Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, and the headquarters of RealNetworks. Right next door in the Denny Triangle neighborhood Amazon is constructing its new larger headquarters. Pike Place and the Seattle waterfront are just steps from Belltown making it easy to enjoy popular spots in the city or walk on a ferry.
Homes in Belltown are mostly condominiums, lofts, apartments, and a few multi-family units. Homes can be found from $160,000 up to $6,599,000. For more information on homes in Belltown and Seattle real estate feel free to browse our website or contact us anytime.