Lakeridge is a South Seattle neighborhood with great access to Lake Washington views, waterfront, and parks. Just North of Bryn Mawr, Lakeridge has some of the more affordable lakeside homes in Seattle. While busy Rainier Ave runs along the shoreline, most of the neighborhood has a quiet residential feel.
Lakeridge has a greenfield named Lakeridge Park located on the northern edge of the neighborhood. Lakeridge Park has a hiking area, Taylor Creek & Trail in 68th Ave S & Holyoke Way S. Also, it has a playfield at 10145 Rainier Ave S. If you're looking for a place to dine in or take away some food, there's a nearby Pizza restaurant named Pizzeria Pulcinella at 10003 Rainier Ave S (vincesrestaurants.com, 206-772-6861).
Another park near the Lakeridge neighborhood is Skyway Park. It is at 12010 71st Ave S in the south of Lakeridge. Skyway Park has a small play area for kids, tennis courts, a soccer field, a basketball court, and a baseball field. If you want to spend your day with your family and friends at the beach, visit the nearby beach park called Pritchard Island Beach. It is at 8400 55th Ave S in the north of Beer Sheva Park. Pritchard Island Beach has swimming areas, hiking trails, and a great view of Lake Washington.
The schools serving the Lakeridge neighborhood are Lakeridge Elementary School (Public grades K-5, lakeridge.rentonschools.us) at 7400 S 115th St in the southeast of Lakeridge Park, Bryn Mawr Elementary School (Public grades K-5, brynmawr.rentonschools.us) at 8212 S 118th St in the east of Lakeridge Elementary School, Dimmitt Middle School (Public grades 6-8, dimmitt.rentonschools.us) at 12320 80th Ave S in the east of Skyway Park, and Emerson Elementary School (Public grades PK-5, emersones.seattleschools.org) at 9709 60th Ave S in the east of Kubota Garden. And the nearest public library is Skyway Library. It is at 12601 76th Ave S in the east of Skyway Park.
Residents in Lakeridge visit the south area of Lakeridge Park for shopping and dining. There's Skyway Park Shopping Center that offers Grocery Outlet (grocery store) at 11656 68th Ave S, Skyway Chevron Gasoline (convenience store) at 11655 Renton Ave S, Skyway Park Bowl (Bowling alley) at 11819 Renton Ave S, and Catfish Corner Express Restaurant (catfishcorner.co) at 11805 Renton Ave S.
Another shopping mall near the Lakeridge neighborhood is The Landing. It is at 828 N 10th Pl located in the east of Skyway Park Shopping Center. The Landing Shopping mall has DICK'S Sporting Goods (Sporting goods store) at 915 N Landing Way, Danner (Shoe store) at 829 N 10th St, Ross Dress for Less (Clothing store) at 909 N Landing Way, Marshalls (Department store) at 825 N Landing Way, Target (Department store) at 1215 N Landing Way, and more. Homes in the Lakeridge area have recently sold for between $282.5k and $2.14 million. To see today's real estate listings in Lakeridge, Seattle, please click the link below.
The Lakeridge neighborhood is located in South Seattle. Homes for sale in Lakeridge include foreclosures (bank-owned homes), short sales, new construction, and traditional resale homes. Home styles range from condos to townhomes and single-family homes.
Lakeridge, West Hill
Lakeridge is a hillside neighborhood near Lake Washington located mostly in unincorporated Skyway/West Hill in King County, Washington and partially in the southeast portion of the City of Seattle's Rainier Beach neighborhood. Its boundaries extend from Seattle's Rainier Beach neighborhood on the north, to Lake Washington on the east, to unincorporated Bryn Mawr on the southeast and unincorporated Skyway on the southwest.
In 1928, developer E. S. Goodwin filed a plat for part of a hillside and uplands above the southwestern shore of Lake Washington and called it Lakeridge. The Seattle Planning Commission adopted that name for the neighborhood in 1947. Plat maps identify four divisions: Lakeridge Division #1 is the easternmost and closest to Lake Washington. Divisions #2, #3, and #4 are located successively higher up the hillside to the west and continue over the ridge top. Division #3 spans the border of unincorporated King County and the City of Seattle. The Seattle portion of Division #3 and all of Division #4 make up part of Seattle's Rainier View neighborhood. Two hundred and forty-one Lakeridge tax parcels are located inside the Seattle City limits.
Lakeridge is characterized by winding streets and mid-century modest architecture. The lake views, mature vegetation and curving streets give an appealing aspect to the neighborhood. In some spots, the lake views are breathtaking. Many of the homes in Lakeridge are one-story ramblers, or ramblers with daylight basements, built in the post-World War II period between 1946 and 1959 using the highly functional and frequently seen 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom Ranch House floor plans of the time. These layouts exemplify mid-century modest tract housing and some streets are lined with a number of nearly identical homes. When built, these were made more visually interesting by varying the percentage of brick (from none to 100%) and wood on the exteriors. They have been further varied by later additions of new rooms and sometimes a second story, as well as by mature landscaping and diverse exterior paint colors. A few individually architect-designed mid-century modern homes also are interspersed. Some pre-World War II homes are present and later mid-entry and contemporary modern homes in various styles have been built since 1960 as the original double lots have been divided. Although originally most homes had views of Lake Washington, today only an estimated 50% of homes still retain some view of the lake. Maturing trees, other tall landscape vegetation, and infill construction are gradually blocking the views which currently range from peeks through the trees to unobstructed 180-degree vistas.
Lakeridge Park, on the neighborhood’s northern edge, "occupies more than 35 acres of Taylor Creek and Deadhorse Canyon in southeast Seattle … Taylor Creek is the fourth largest creek in Seattle and is the site of an urban creek restoration program that will attract salmon back to the creek to spawn. On April 19, 2000, under the leadership of Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation, Cascadia Quest, and Friends of Deadhorse Canyon, volunteers planted native vegetation. Seattle Public Utilities replaced two culverts and when a culvert is replaced under Rainier Avenue South, salmon fry will be released into the creek. If the efforts are successful, the salmon will return to the creek to spawn."
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