Hawthorne Hills

This small residential area near View Ridge and Laurelhurst offers amazing views of Lake Washington, Downtown Seattle, the Space Needle, and the Cascade Mountains. It is charming and quiet, but in a great location for zipping to other parts of the city.  There are homes with larger lots in this area and several of the streets are configured to circle around a green point in the center – University Circle NE. In fact, several streets in this neighborhood are named after college towns.

Places to Visit: View Ridge Park, Burk –Gilman, Warren Magnuson Park, Bryant Neighborhood Playground, Burke-Gilman Trail

Wow!: Nearly all of the homes in Hawthorne Hills are the originals, with renovations in the past few decades.

Walking score: 40 out of 100

Livability: 81 out of 100

Safety:  60% Safer than the Seattle average

Public Schools with rating:

  • Elementary: Bryant (A)
  • Middle: Eckstein (A)
  • High School: Roosevelt (A)

Estimated travel times (without traffic):

  • 16 min to Downtown Seattle

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