Brighton is a South Seattle neighborhood, and part of the greater Rainier Valley area. Just South of Columbia City and Hillman City, this lesser-known locale is many time called Othello for the 7.6 acre Othello Playground. With a new light rail route nearby, transportation is easy and homes in Brighton are affordable.
If you were to look up the map, Brighton has a greenfield named Othello Playground (4351 S Othello St). Othello Playground is a perfect place to bring your kids for a play or picnic party. The park has a play area for children, a walking path, picnic areas, and basketball courts. If you want to dine in or take away some food before or after the park stroll, check out some restaurants near the park. There's a Japanese restaurant named Othello Wok and Teriyaki (206-858-6384) in 4219 S Othello St, a pizza restaurant called Domino's Pizza (dominos.com) in 4219 S Othello St, a Mexican restaurant Taco Street (tacostreetfood.com) in 7136 Martin Luther King Jr Way S #102, a Vietnamese restaurant named Huong Duong Restaurant (mkt.com/huong-duong-2) in 7136 Martin Luther King Jr Way S #103, and more.
If you're looking for a park with beach access, visit the east side of Brighton to check the Pritchard Island Beach at 8400 55th Ave S and Martha Washington Park at 6612 57th Ave S. They are both have swimming areas, areas for picnics, and a great view of Lake Washington. There are Convenience stores and Grocery stores nearby for you to purchase drinks and snacks before going to the park. Near Pritchard Island Beach, you will find stores like Wayne Hamar Mini Market (Convenience store at 8324 Rainier Ave S), Bakkalcsu-Bariissa Mini Market (Grocery store in 7909 Rainier Ave S), Dabal Mini Market Store (Convenience store in S Rose St), Ethio Mini-Market (Grocery store in 8432 Rainier Ave S), and Bilisee Market (Grocery store in 8300 Rainier Ave S). And the Convenience store near Martha Washington Park is Lucky One Food Store at 6815 Rainier Ave S.
The school you will find in Brighton is Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School (6725 45th Ave S). Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School (206-252-6770, kinges.seattleschools.org) is a public school with 329 students in Grades PK-5. Other schools serving Brighton are Graham Hill Elementary School (206-252-7140, grahamhilles.seattleschools.org) in 5149 S Graham St located in the northeast of Brighton, and Dunlap Elementary School (206-252-7000, dunlapes.seattleschools.org) in 4525 S Cloverdale St located in the south of Brighton. And the nearest Seattle Public Library is Columbia Branch in 4721 Rainier Ave S north of Brighton. Homes in the Brighton area have recently sold for between $260k and $1.07 million. To see today's real estate listings in Brighton, Seattle, please click the link below.
The Brighton neighborhood is located in South Seattle. Homes for sale in Brighton include foreclosures (bank-owned homes), short sales, new construction, and traditional resale homes. Home styles range from condos to townhomes and single-family homes.
Brighton is a primarily residential neighborhood in south Seattle, Washington, part of the greater Rainier Valley district and centered about a mile and a half south of the Columbia City neighborhood.
The neighborhood was settled by English immigrants in the 1880s, who named it "Brighton Beach" after the English resort city of Brighton in East Sussex.
It is several blocks from the Othello light rail station. The neighborhood was served by the Rainier Avenue Electric Railway from 1891 until it closed in 1937.
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