Get ready for a big dose of the suburbs, because King County Metro route 169 doesn’t go through Seattle at all. Rather, it connects central transit centers in both Renton and Kent on either end, providing a bridge to buses to Seattle and Tacoma.
On its approximately 10-mile route, it hits a lot of commercial and civic cores of both towns, including Valley Medical Center and Kent-Meridian High School. And since it starts and ends in either of the towns’ downtowns, there’s plenty to see on either end of the route—which these homes will be able to get to and from pretty quickly.
Bonus: Kent Station is a stop for the Sounder train, so this route provides rail connections for suburban commuters to Seattle.
We found six notable homes along the route, from a downtown live/work situation to an extremely 1970s relic to a very historic little home that could use a little extra love.Read More