in the southwest area of west seattle, fauntleroy is situated on the puget sound’s fauntleroy cove, facing vashon island, blake island, and the kitsap peninsula to the west. the fauntleroy neighborhood is secluded, quiet and has an abundance of nature, stunning views and scenic parks. With the neighborhood valuing community, there is a storng sense of togetherness and pride in fauntleroy.
WHAT IS fauntleroy LIKE?
Fauntleroy is a very residential neighborhood that holds a strong neighborhood pride through its strong community engagement . Tucked away on the hillside of the Ferry dock, this is a secluded and quiet environment with an abundance of lush nature, incredible views and scenic parks.
Points of attraction:
The Original Bakery- just a few blocks east of the Vashon deck ferry, and less than a mile from Lincoln Park, this family-owned community cornerstone has been providing doughnuts and maple bars since the 1930s.
Wildwood Market & Eatery- a locally owned and community-focused market and eatery that has a modern take on an old neighborhood corner store. Come to enjoy a meal, pick up some espresso or wine and beer or to add some wholesome staples to your kitchen.
Lincoln Park- One of Seattle’s largest parks (135 acres), Lincoln Park is located between Fauntleroy Way S.W. and Puget Sound, creating a lush scenery and stunning views of the water. The park has a paved walkway along the beach, tennis courts, a baseball fields, picnic shelters and a heated saltwater pool during the summer.
Endolyne Joe’s- Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week, this local spot close to scenic Lincoln Park, features food from the Americas with the staple of American comfort food. A local hangout spot and a restaurant that always has a variety of dishes.
Bird on a Wire Espresso- this little gem and coffee shop holds a unique charm to it with its cozy feel and outdoor seating. They serve local, Raven’s Brew coffee, cold brew, house made chai and real fruit smoothies. There is also a wide selection of sandwiches and local pastries (gluten free and vegan options too).
why move to fauntleroy?
Like 40-50 years ago, many residents desire a location ideal for raising a family. With Fauntleroy being very residential with only a pocket full of shops and businesses, there is a stronger value on community engagement towards the school, YMCA, church, etc., making this a suitable environment for individuals looking to raise a family or who desire a “home-baked” feeling in their neighborhood.
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