Welcome to Ballard!

May 17, 2022 — Ballard is a large neighborhood in northwest Seattle.

Homes For Sale in Ballard, Seattle, WA

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$950,000 House Listed Today!
  • 3 bed 1.50 bath 1,970 SQFT Built 1928
  • 8348 16th Ave NW Seattle WA 98117
  • Classic Tudor with charm still intact. Beautiful hardwood floor, coved ceilings and l...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1934924. Michael Strazzara, Windermere Real Estate Co.
$1,550,000 House Listed Yesterday!
  • 4 bed 2.25 bath 3,150 SQFT Built 1987
  • 8027 32nd Ave NW Seattle WA 98117
  • Wake up to the Sound and Olympic views every morning in this lovely home. Sunken livi...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1934438. Johnine Leslie Larsen, Keller Williams Downtown Sea
$1,550,000 House For Sale 3 days
  • 5 bed 3.00 bath 3,420 SQFT Built 1960
  • 826 NW 58th St Seattle WA 98107
  • A beautifully updated duplex positioned mid-block & elevated above a quiet residentia...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1934346. Franz T. Diessner, Coldwell Banker Bain

Sales Activity in Ballard

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Today May 17, 2022 - 1760 NW 56th St Unit 607 Seattle WA 98107.
1 bedroom condo in Ballard. Was listed at $724 per sqft.
Listed by Heather Stovall, Redfin. #1930663
Today May 17, 2022 - 7050 Mary Ave NW Seattle WA 98117.
4 bedroom house in Ballard. Was listed at $566 per sqft.
Listed by Sydnie Taylor, Lake & Company. #1931791
Today May 17, 2022 - 7717 C Mary Ave NW Unit C Seattle WA 98117.
3 bedroom townhome in Ballard. Was listed at $580 per sqft.
Listed by David B. Marcoe, Windermere Real Estate Co.. #1930460
Today May 17, 2022 - 8348 16th Ave NW Seattle WA 98117.
3 Bedroom 1,970 sqft house in Ballard for sale at $482 per sqft.
Listed by Michael Strazzara, Windermere Real Estate Co.. #1934924
Yesterday May 16, 2022 - 8344 27th Ave NW Seattle WA 98117.
3 Bedroom 1,250 sqft house in Ballard sold for $740 per sqft (total).
Listed by Ashley Abrams, John L. Scott Snohomish. #1923225

Guide to Homes for Sale in Ballard - Seattle Washington

Ballard is a highly sought after neighborhood in the heart of Seattle. With a lively shopping district and easy access to the Puget Sound, the Ballard neighborhood is the perfect combination of nature and city-life and draws many visitors on the weekends, especially during the hotter months. Here are some of the top reasons why you should be looking for homes for sale in Ballard, WA.

Families are drawn to Ballard for its great schooling options and a long list of fun, outdoor kid-appropriate activities for children. 

Young singles and couples enjoy the neighborhood's exciting bar and restaurant scene, as well as its central location with easy access to job centers like Downtown Seattle and South Lake Union

Retirees are attracted to Ballard for its centrally-located condos and townhomes with easy access to shops and restaurants in Downtown Ballard

Ballard Location

Ballard sits between NW 65th St and NW 85th St from North to South and from 15th Ave. NW to 28th Ave NW. Ballard is also home to smaller neighborhoods like Juniper Hill and Loyal Heights. 

About the Homes in Ballard

As one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Seattle, Ballard also has some of the city's oldest homes, built in the late 1800s. Many of Ballard's older homes are small cottages and single-story homes. Larger, more recent builds are often in the tudor or carpenter style. These sit on comfortable-sized lots throughout the neighborhood.Check out our listings of homes for sale in Ballard above.

There are currently 44 single family homes for sale in Ballard, Seattle and 8 condos for sale in Ballard.

There are typically about 86 home and condo sales per month in the neighborhood.

$1,000,000 is the median price for single family homes sold in the last 6 months. 1,656 SQFT was the median house size which is $604 per square foot.

New Construction in Ballard

Ballard is almost entirely, fully developed neighborhood, with about 10 new houses and townhomes built each year.

Schools

Ballard is served by the Seattle Public Schools District's West Woodland Elementary, Hamilton International Middle School, and Ballard High School. There are also plenty of private elementary school options and a few private high school options in the area. 

Neighborhood Parks, Recreation & Activities

Ballard is home to many family-friendly recreational centers including Gilman Playground, Loyal Heights Playfield and Salmon Bay Park. Residents can also visit the Ballard Pool. With a modest admission fee, guests gain access to a 26 yard/6 lane pool complete with a rope swing, diving board and water slide. In the summer, Ballard also hosts the extremely popular Ballard Farmer's Market every Sunday. 

Ballard Neighborhood Shops

  • The Walrus and the Carpenter (Seafood)
  • Peddler Brewing Co.
  • Serious Pie (Pizza)
  • Target

Getting Around

The RapidRide D line will take passengers from downtown Ballard to the heart of Downtown Seattle and bus Route 44 will take passengers from Southwest Ballard to the University of Washington.

Common Commute Times (by car) from Ballard

  • Downtown Seattle - 20 mins
  • University of Washington - 19 mins
  • South Lake Union - 17 mins
  • Downtown Bellevue - 30 mins
  • Kirkland - 35 mins
  • Redmond - 37 mins

Nearby

  • Ballard Locks
  • Golden Gardens Park
  • Woodland Park Zoo
  • National Nordic Museum

Ballard Real Estate Agent

Have specific questions and want help from an friendly area expect? Contact Rob today!

John L. Scott

Are there more listings in Ballard than shown on this page?

Maybe. We group listings into neighborhoods and condo buildings based on information we're provided about the listing's location, address, parcel and other details. If the listing data doesn't match the criteria we've set for this neighborhood, the listing won't show up on this page.

To make sure you're finding everything available and to learn about homes in Ballard coming soon, we recommend you contact Rob Condiotty.

Where does Landcast get information about Ballard?

Information about Ballard comes from a variety of sources including the MLS, public data, our staff and from contributions from users like you. Listings of homes for sale in Ballard, Seattle are provided courtesy of the NWMLS but is not compiled by the NWMLS.

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