Beacon Hill & Columbia City
core but has a small-town intimacy; from Mount Baker to the Columbia City’s historic business district to Seward Park, there are
plenty of options when it comes to choosing your home.
Liveability: A Transitioning Neighborhood
Amenities: Plenty of choices for dining and shopping
Commute to Downtown: 4.7 Miles
Transit Options: Link, buses 36, 107, 50, 106
Walker Score: 53
Beacon Hill overlooks downtown Seattle from the southeast and is distinguished by the 16-story Pacific Medical Center that rises from its northern end. The ridge extends southeast from First Hill between the Duwamish River and the Rainier Valley and rises to 350 feet in elevation. As close as Beacon Hill appears to downtown Seattle, geography has worked to keep the neighborhood distinct. The ridge saw scattered settlement as early as the 1850s, but remained largely undeveloped for several more decades. Union Army veteran and real estate developer M. Harwood Young (1846-1913) named the hill in 1889 for Boston’s historic Beacon Hill and built a streetcar line connecting the neighborhood to downtown.
Active Listings: 114
Median Sales prices: $632k
Pending Listings: 98
Days on Market: 42
Sold Listings: 106
Interest Rates: 3.49%
Central District & Capitol Hill