The southernmost neighborhood of West Seattle, Arbor Heights is located south of Fauntleroy Park and north and east of Puget Sound. Close to the city, but maintaining a much slower pace of life, this neighborhood is the quiet pocket of West Seattle which holds a strong residential presence and a wholesome charm.
WHAT IS arbor heights LIKE?
With the majority of the neighborhood filled with single family homes and a large percentage of residents who are homeowners, Arbor Heights has and still holds a very strong residential presence, inviting families and soon to be home owners. While most of the shopping and dining is in the near proximity, like Westwood Village and White Center, this neighborhood is made for individuals who are craving an environment that feels secluded from the city, but just a short trip away.
Points of attraction:
Seola Park- One of West Seattle’s hardest parks to find but one of the best parks to come across. Seola Park is small, undeveloped, and only has room for just a few cars. But if you find it, you can experience the majesty of the Madrona Tree at the Seola Park Viewpoint.
Arbor Heights Swim & Tennis Club- The neighborhood spot for meeting other families and having kids stay active. Whether you want to take a dip in the pool, have family movie nights, get your kids on a tennis team, or just want to spend an evening barbecuing with friends and family, this is the place to be. The pool here is unique to the West Seattle community for allowing dogs to swim in the pool just before it’s drained and cleaned after the season ends.
Drunky Two Shoes- This BBQ joint’s rustic and kitschy decor alone is worth taking a trip to White Center for. Offering authentic and delicious BBQ,they also have a unique PNW touch by smoking their meats with alder wood.
Beer star- A gathering place in the heart of West Seattle, this tap house offers a wide selection of top quality beers and wine, products from local producers and a selection of beer, kombucha, wine and even cold pressed coffee on draft. This tap house stands out for having 48 taps and even a kids’ play area.
Proletariat Pizza- “The pizza that made White Center famous”…Having a name that is appropriate for a working-class neighborhood, this pizza place Is great for a family dinner or grabbing a quick slice of pizza.
Full Tilt Ice Cream- With creativity and local ingredients, Full Tilt serves natural ice cream and frozen deserts in a funky atmosphere featuring arcade and pinball machines, an eclectic mix of sodas, an awesome selection of music on their stereos, and some of the best beer selection in the Northwest. They also offer unique vegan flavors from Mayan chocolate to Hemp cookie dough.
why move to arbor heights?
Individuals who want a wholesome, residential feel and want to feel secluded from the city life but not far from it, are moving here.
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