Bryant Real Estate & Information
Bryant Real Estate & Information
Approximately six miles northeast of downtown Seattle, one of the cities' most exclusive neighborhoods enjoys quiet surroundings, lush lawns and mature trees without sacrificing convenience. Ready access to the Interstate-5, the University of Washington and Lake Washington make Bryant Hill real estate some of the most desirable in northeast Seattle. Bryant Hill is nestled between Ravenna, Laurelhurst, Windermere, View Ridge, and Wedgwood. The boundaries are generally considered to be 35 Avenue NE to 45 Avenue NE from west to east and NE 75th Street to NE 55th Street.
Shopping and Dining
Although the neighborhood is primarily residential, there are some exciting commercial establishments within its confines. NE 55th Street is home to such local favorites as Puget Consumer Co-op, which features organic foods and products, and Metropolitan Market, offering catering as well as high-quality food products. Just west of Bryant Hill is the University District, home to Aritzia, for exclusive women's clothing, Anthropologie, also carrying women's wear and Scotch and Soda, offering both men's and women's clothing.
A wealth of cuisine options from around the world are within moments of Bryant Hill homes. For Spanish tapas, Gaudi is the place to go. Frank's Oyster House and Champagne Parlour blends fine dining with rustic decor for a fabulous night on the town. The Zouave Restaurant serves both French and Italian cuisine, while Heidelberg Haus serves Bavarian delights. Top-Pot, Grateful Bread and Starbucks are all within walking distance.
Proximity to the University of Washington dramatically increases the entertainment options near Bryant real estate. Sports fans cheer the Husky teams to victory in football, baseball, basketball, track and more. Women's sports opportunities are also extensive, including volleyball and gymnastics. The calendar reflects something exciting happening almost daily.
The arts are also plentiful on campus with cultural opportunities like the Henry Art Gallery, the Burke Museum, dance, dramatic arts and music. Many of the events are free and open to the public.
The four acres of Bryant Playground afford plenty of room for children's activities. Ravenna Park is a source of community pride in northeast Seattle. This half mile stretch of woods includes trails for hiking and jogging, picnic areas, wading pool, tennis courts and a ball field. Formed by the runoff from the Vashon Glacial Ice Sheet, it was once a magnificent forest. Although the logging industry nearly leveled it, community efforts included cleaning, grading and restoration. Outdoor sports are very popular in the area including boating and fishing on Lake Washington and golf at Sand Point Country Club.
Seattle is one of the 10 best cities for urban forests according to the experts of the nonprofit conservation organization, American Forests. Nearly 4.35 million trees grow within the city. Red alder, big leaf maple, and beaked hazelnut are all native species which shade the streets of Bryant Hills.
Approximately 5,800 people call this neighborhood their home. Their median age is about 37. The average home value in 2010, according to City Data, was $864,503, compared to $565,508 across Seattle. Buyers can expect to pay between $445,000 and $568,000 for a two or three bedroom home, 1,110 to 1,800 square feet. They will find spacious lots with room for multiple vehicles. Architectural details often include decks and fireplaces. The average commute time to work is about 20 minutes. A strong community spirit drives events such as an annual 4th of July block party adjacent to the elementary school.
Schools, Health, and Transportation
Bryant Hill neighborhood schools include Bryant Elementary, Eckstein Middle School and Roosevelt High School, each of which Great Schools ranks highly. The Nathan Eckstein Middle School offers an exciting music and jazz program. The University of Washington campus is just five minutes south, providing the opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate studies to Bryant Hill residents.
Just 1.5 miles from the Bryant Hills area, the UW Medical Center at Roosevelt offers three primary care clinics, General Internal Medicine Center, Pediatric Care Center and Women's Health Center. Specialty care includes adult autism, pain relief, dermatology, weight loss and outpatient psychiatry. The Seattle Children's Hospital is less than a mile away in the Laurelhurst area. Northwest Hospital and Medical Center offers emergency services, about 3.6 miles from the neighborhood.
The Interstate-5 is approximately five miles west of Bryant Hills. It runs from San Ysidro, California, near the border of the U.S. and Mexico, continuing north to Blaine, Washington. Major junctions with other freeways include Interstates 805, 8, 405, 605, 710, 10, 580, 205 and 80.
Getting from Bryant Hills to other parts of Seattle is easy thanks to Metro Transit, Sound Transit, Pierce Transit, and Community Transit. Bicycle trails and amenities are located throughout Seattle. Ferries and water taxis serve the area. Seattle Tacoma International Airport offers flights around the world. As a seaport, Seattle enjoys the services of multiple cruise lines.