Queen Anne is one of the largest neighborhood in Seattle and it's also one of the second largest hills in the city. There are several distinct neighborhoods on Queen Anne Hill; West Queen Anne, East Queen Anne and Lower Queen Anne. Although this is their official neighborhoods you're more likely to hear more about Upper Queen Anne and Lower Queen Anne.
The neighborhood is adjacent to the Seattle Center and the lower Queen Anne neighborhood is a great walkable neighborhood however, the farther you go up the hill, the steeper it gets. It has a maximum elevation of 456 feet and covers over 7 mi.². Population in this neighborhood alone tops out at around 29,000 residents. It is bordered by Belltown, Lake Union and the Lake Washington Ship Canal.
The majority of condominium and homeowners in Queen Anne are referred to as “DINKS” and are primarily middle-aged, dual income, new kid couples living in the city making comfortable household incomes. Commute times on average are between 20 and 28 minutes depending on where you're going. Downtown Seattle is less than 10 minutes away depending on the traffic and times.
Many people choose Queen Anne Hill for the beautiful views of the area, and eclectic and trendy coffee shops and restaurants in close proximity to the Seattle Center with numerous events at the Key Arena such as Rat City Roller Girls, Children's Theater, IMAX theater, Pacific Science Center, EMP, events and more.
Condominium prices can range anywhere from $120,000 to over $1 million depending on the condition, location and view. The average price is between $300,000 and $700,000 for a condominium or town home. There are no high-rise condominiums in this area but there are several mid-rise and low rise buildings as well as historical buildings with less than 10 units.
For more information on the condominiums, townhouses and lofts on Queen Anne visit all of our listings on this page or contact one of our Seattle agents for more details.