The Fairmount Park neighborhood of West runs along both sides of Fauntleroy Way SW from SW Graham Street in the south to SW Edmunds Street in the north. This small, mostly residential neighborhood has quick access to the west seattle bridge, is closing to shopping and dining, and has a beautiful vantage point for iconic seattle views. Known for its’ green playgrounds and recreation center, this is an ideal location for first-time home buyers and families.
WHAT is fairmount park LIKE?
A small, mostly residential neighborhood that is in close proximity of the urban core in West Seattle. The neighborhood has quick access onto the West Seattle Bridge, is close to shopping, and has a nice vantage point for viewing Seattle. Known for its’ generous playground and recreation center, Faimount Park is a very “kid friendly” neighborhood and ideal for families.
Points of attraction:
Peel and Press- Enjoy East coast style pizza baked on 675 degree stone. Juices are pressed fresh daily for superior handcrafted cocktails. The spot for a chill get together during happy hour.
Sound & Fog- a specialty coffee bar in West Seattle that features unique coffees, a selection of beers on tap and extensive wine offerings.
Luna Park Cafe- a retro-style diner featuring memorabilla and a menu including all-day breakfasts, burgers and shakes.
Fairmount Playfield- With a generous amount of open space and green fields, It also has a Jr. soccer and softball field. The shelter house is decorated with a Native American mural painted by local teens.
why move to Fairmount park?
With the neighborhood consisting of smaller homes, condos and apartment buildings, this is a popular destination for first-time home buyers and and families with children. Though some streets are a bit busy for ones taste, towards the south end of the neighborhood, there is an abundance of green area and easy access to Lincoln Park on the waterfront.
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