Bus Rapid Transit line RapidRide E is one of the more straightforward King County Metro lines, sticking to one street—Aurora Avenue or State Route 99—after it leaves Downtown. It skirts the edges of several neighborhoods, including Queen Anne, Fremont, Wallingford, Green Lake, and Greenwood along Aurora before cruising into Shoreline.
We’ve found six notable homes along the King County Metro route. Vote for your favorite below.
In Shoreline toward the north end of the route, this three-bedroom rambler from 1952 has interior details like exposed beams and cozy brick fireplaces. It has a huge yard, and is listed for $429,950.
Back into the Seattle city limits in Bitter Lake, this 1956 home is right next to the neighborhood’s namesake. It has both a finished attic and basement—the latter contains a mother-in-law apartment—and warm details like eating nooks and built-ins. It’s listed for $799,950.
On the edge of Greenwood, this three-bedroom, contemporary townhouse, built in 2009, features window benches and vaulted ceilings, plus two and a quarter bathrooms—a toilet for every bed. It’s listed for $620,000.
Several blocks further south near Green Lake, this five-bedroom, 1911 home has all those charming craftsman details: built-ins, vaulted ceilings, an open staircase. It has a bonus room and a decently-sized yard, and is listed for $688,750.
In Wallingford, this one-bedroom midcentury condo with a circular floorplan stands out with period lighting fixtures. It’s a little on the smaller side—576 square feet—but has Mount Rainier views. It’s listed for $295,000.
This brand-new modern townhouse in Westlake has two bedrooms, two bathrooms (including a gigantic master bath), and a huge rooftop deck with Lake Union views. It’s listed for $994,950.
Which home along RapidRide E is your favorite?
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Bitter Lake house
Green Lake craftsman