South Seattle is the link between downtown Seattle, Renton, and the South King County. With quick access to SeaTac airport, many frequent travellers find South Seattle to be a valuable location in terms of commute distance.
South Seattle's geography and neighborhoods vary widely, from quiet residential locales, to busy in-city spots. Neighborhoods like Seward Park and Rainier Beach boast condominium buildings sitting on the shorelines of Lake Washington, while Beacon Hill is a large neighborhood with a distinctly metropolitan feel.
South Seattle has a number of attractive parks and access to Seattle's new light rail transportation between the airport and downtown Seattle. Areas like Columbia City have been some of the most recent Seattle neighborhoods gaining fame for their revitalized shopping and retail cores, and walkable layouts.
Home prices in South Seattle are some of the most affordable in the city, and when considered in combination with transportation options, South Seattle is very popular with budget-conscious buyers.
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