Home to the Washington State Ferries terminal, Fauntleroy is a neighborhood in the southwest corner of Seattle that lies to the east of Fauntleroy Cove. Within the area are also a creek and a park that both obtain the same name as the neighborhood in which they reside; the name Fauntleroy was originally given to the cove because a member of the U.S. Coast Survey named it after his fiance, Ellinor Fauntleroy, in 1857. On sunny days, gorgeous views of the Olympic Mountains are visible from all over Fauntleroy, which is surrounded by Gatewood to the north, White Center to the east, Arbor Heights to the southeast, and Lincoln Park on the western edge before the cove. As of the early 1980s, neighbors within the area have been brought together by the Fauntleroy Community Association, a community based organization to address local issues.

The real estate for sale in Fauntleroy generally offer stunning views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains from gracious light-filled windows. Equipped with features such as exposed wood elements, custom fixtures, elegant interior space and expansive floor plans, the houses for sale in Fauntleroy are highly likely to grab people’s attention at first glance. There are also numerous condos for sale in Fauntleroy that feature beautiful skylights with sun seeping through that provide a warm and cozy living space for those who are interested. Located relatively close to shopping, restaurants, parks and more attractions, Fauntleroy homes for sale are perfect for wanting to be near the big city, but not directly in the middle of it.


by Charles Burnett