September 22, 2021 — Ballard is a quaint neighborhood in the region of Northwest Seattle with easy access to Downtown Seattle and the University of Washington.
There are currently 33 single family homes for sale and 19 condos for sale in Ballard. There are typically about 90 home and condo sales per month in the neighborhood.
$905,000 is the median price for single family homes sold in the last 6 months. 1,670 SQFT was the median house size which is $542 per square foot.
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.
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 Juniper Hill and Loyal Heights.
As one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Seattle, Ballard also has some of the cities 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 of carpenter style, which sit on comfortable-sized lots throughout the neighborhood.
Ballard is a neighborhood ripe with condos, with many on NW 56th and 57th streets, within walking distance of lively downtown Ballard. Condos in Ballard are a good mixture of old and new construction.
Ballard is a fully developed neighborhood.
Ballard is served by the Seattle Public Schools District's West Woodland Elemntary, 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.
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.
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.