This small but desirable neighborhood is located in the northwestern part of Seattle and is surrounded by many different attractions that always gives people something local to visit or get familiar with.To the north of Ballard is Crown Hill, to the east is Greenwood, to the south is the Lake Washington Ship Canal and to the west is Puget Sound’s Shilshole Bay.The city was first inhabited by the Shilshole Tribe who had claims to the region, but was later occupied and taken over by a European homesteader in 1853. People were originally drawn to the area because of the salmon fishing opportunities and by 1900, Ballard became the state’s seventh largest city. It officially became part of Seattle in May of 1907 and is now home to over 40,200 people.
In recent years, Ballard has expanded their entertainment scene, mainly amongst bars, restaurants and coffee shops that help the growing music activity.The city also has a wide variety of restaurants and local shops that are available for the enjoyment of permanent residents of those just passing through who are interested in experiencing them. The Ballard area is part of the Seattle Public Schools district and is also within in minutes of a few different colleges. There are a few different historical sites that are of interest to many people, including Ballard Bridge and Carnegie Library, as well as landmarks that allow people to get in touch with this wonderful area.
Amongst the real estate for sale in Ballard, there are different options for the many different people who may be interested in living in this desirable neighborhood. There are townhouses and residential homes available that are all relatively close to local cafes and shops for those who enjoy getting out and about. Many of the homes for sale in Ballard are recently remodeled or touched up with all new features that make for a more appealing presentation. There are even new houses for sale in Ballard that come equipped with state-of-the-art designs that display their amazing detail.
Brick and cedar mid-century duplex on great corner lot in Ballard! Thoughtfully updated throughout while maintaining period details. Each unit features hardwood floors, l...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Northwest Realtors.
Beautiful Ballard cottage with a 97 Walkscore! Just steps to downtown Ballard this meticulously maintained home boasts a surprisingly spacious floorplan with vaulted cei...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Downtown Sea.
Desirable Ballard gem with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath & finished upstairs bonus room (360sq ft). Hardwoods on main. Two covered porches situated on a quiet street with great Sout...
Listing courtesy of Champions Real Estate Services.
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