Hawthorne Hills is a lovely neighborhood in Northeast Seattle, bordering on the Burke-Gilman trail and centered on University Circle Park. With upscale homes throughout, Hawthorne Hills is a lesser-known neighborhood to new Seattle residents, but well-regarded by locals. Many of the more modest homes in Hawthorne Hills have been recently remodeled, often with a second story added to a rambler as real estate values have increased significantly.
Hawthorne Hills in Seattle has few greenfields. Bryant Playground Park in 4103 NE 65th St located northwestern Hawthorne Hills and near PCC Community Markets View Ridge. Bryant Playground Park has fenced tennis courts, basketball hoops, lawn open spaces, tables with benches, and a playground with climbers, ladders, slides, a whirl, a pipe barrier, a track ride, swings, and a spring toy. Another playground area in Hawthorne Hills is Burke-Gilman Playground Park in 5201 Sand Point Way NE located southwestern Hawthorne Hills and near Metropolitan Market Sand Point. This neighborhood park has lawn areas, picnic areas, grills, bathrooms, multiple bike parking racks, jogging trails, benches, and a playground with climbers, a whirl, swings, monkey bars, and slides. And, there's another greenfield located in the heart of Hawthorne Hills named University Circle in 5801 University Cir NE. It is a micro park with two benches. The nearest beach access to Hawthorne Hills neighborhood is in Magnuson Park South at 7400 Sand Point Way NE located east of Hawthorne Hills and southern Sand Point. Magnuson Park South has a swimming beach, a boat launch area, wetland habitat, walking trails, sports fields, grassy fields, and a community garden.
Schools near Hawthorne Hills are Sand Point Elementary School (Public K-5, sandpointes.seattleschools.org) in 6208 60th Ave NE located east of Hawthorne Hills and west of Magnuson Park South, View Ridge Elementary School (viewridgeschool.org/en) in 7047 50th Ave NE located north of Hawthorne Hills, and east of View Ridge Playfield Park, Bryant Elementary School (bryantschool.org) in 3311 NE 60th St located west of Hawthorne Hills and north of Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Villa Academy (Catholic school, thevilla.org) in 5001 NE 50th St located south of Hawthorne Hills and near Windermere Park, and Laurelhurst Elementary School (laurelhurstes.seattleschools.org) in 4530 46th Ave NE located east of Seattle Children's Hospital and north of Laurelhurst Park.
Some local businesses are in southern Hawthorne Hills. Two of them are Metropolitan Market Sand Point (Grocery store, metropolitan-market.com/locations/sand-point) in 5250 40th Ave NE located north of Burke-Gilman Playground Park, and Yummy Cafe (Chinese restaurant) in 4008 NE 55th St located southwestern Hawthorne Hills and near Metropolitan Market Sand Point. Most residents visit University Village Street for shopping and dining. Shops available in the area are Anthropologie (Women's clothing store) in 2520 NE University Village St #120, H&M (Clothing store) in 2604 NE University Village St, Madewell (Clothing store) in 2666 NE University Village St, Oiselle Flagship (Women's clothing store) in 2632 NE University Village St, and Marine Layer (Clothing store) in 2624 Northeast Village Lane. Restaurants available in the University Village are Veggie Grill (Vegan restaurant) in 2681 NE University Village St, Ma’ono Fried Chicken (Chicken restaurant) located inside Rachel’s Ginger Beer, 4626 26th Ave NE, Piatti (Italian restaurant) in 2695 NE Village Ln, MR. WEST (Cafe) in 2685 NE University Village St, and Trophy Cupcakes & Party (Cupcake shop) in 2612 NE University Village St. Homes in the Hawthorne Hills area have recently sold for between $665k and $2.8 million. To see today's real estate listings in Hawthorne Hills, Seattle, please click the link below.
The Hawthorne Hills neighborhood is located in North Seattle. Homes for sale in Hawthorne Hills include foreclosures (bank-owned homes), short sales, new construction, and traditional resale homes. Home styles range from condos to townhomes and single-family homes.
Hawthorne Hills is a residential neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. On the City's Atlas, it is split between Bryant and Windermere, but is generally recognized as a distinct neighborhood. The northern boundary is Northeast 65th Street. The southern and eastern boundary is Sand Point Way. The western boundary is 40th Avenue Northeast. Hawthorne Hills is bounded on the north by View Ridge, on the east by Windermere, on the south by Laurelhurst, and on the west by Bryant. There is a sign for the neighborhood along Sand Point Way.
The neighborhood is named after Hawthorne Kingsbury Dent, a prominent Seattle insurance executive in the early 1900s who owned most of what is now named Hawthorne Hills. However, before Dent sold his land in 1928, the area around 40th Ave NE at NE 55th Street was marked on maps as Keith, named after settler Jacob Keith who owned land there from 1880 to 1887. Keith Station was a stop on the Seattle, Lake Shore & Eastern Railroad, the site of which is now in the Burke-Gilman Playground Park just across the Burke-Gilman Trail from Metropolitan Market.
According to a 2013 analysis by Seattle Met Magazine and Zillow of 101 Seattle neighborhoods, Hawthorne Hills has the second-highest median household income of any Seattle neighborhood ($111,671, behind only Laurelhurst), and ranks 6th of 98 in median home value. This analysis also indicated that Hawthorne Hills had the lowest crime rate of all 101 Seattle neighborhoods.
Many streets in the neighborhood run against the standard north-south/west-east Seattle grid and are named after college towns (e.g., Stanford, Princeton, Purdue, etc.). University Circle Park, which has views to Downtown Seattle and the Space Needle, is at the center of these streets. The southern part of Hawthorne Hills includes a portion of the Burke-Gilman Trail. Hawthorne Hills is located about two miles east of the University District, and serves as a bedroom community for many University of Washington professors and staffers. The neighborhood is home to Seattle Fire Station 38, Metropolitan Market Sand Point, Bryant Neighborhood Playground, Burke-Gilman Playground Park, National Archives and Records, the Center for Spiritual Living, and Congregation Shaarei Tefilah-Lubavitch.
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