Top Student Apartment Options in Seattle, Washington

by Elana Goodwin on December 14th, 2017 in Apartments, Guide To College Living

Are you a University of Washington student looking for some of the best student housing communities in Seattle? Check out some of the top student living in the area below.

UDistrict Square Apartments -- Live just steps away from the UW campus in this collection of three apartment buildings in the heart of Seattle. Choose one of the three buildings: Wilsonian, Lothlorien, or Rivendell. Wilsonian is a unique and elegant 7-story mid-rise apartment building in Seattle's vibrant University District, merely 2 blocks away from the University of Washington! It offers a mix of newly renovated studios, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartments that feature classic architecture and luxurious details. Lothlorien is a 7-story mixed-use building, 1 block from the University of Washington campus. The architectural-award-winning Lothlorien apartments feature premium amenities and are located on University Way (the "Ave"). Rivendell is a community of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, each of which come with 10ft ceilings, washer & dryer, dishwasher, garbage disposal, walk-in closets, and a private balcony/patio. 

St. James Tower Apartment Homes -- Located on the beautiful Lake Union waterfront in the heart of Fremont, you will enjoy breathtaking views of Mt Rainier, Lake Union, the Seattle skyline and Queen Anne every time you step out the door. Choose one of the multiple available floor plans to pick the perfect apartment for you! These apartments are located just a mile and a half from campus and just steps away from all major bus routes and all of the shops, cafes, art, and festivities that Fremont has to offer. Enjoy the rooftop decks, courtyards, access to the Burke-Gilman Trail, and more. Apartment homes include a fireplace, open kitchens with breakfast bars, private balconies,  reserved parking, views of Lake Union, and washer/dryers. Pets welcome.

Overlook at Magnolia -- Choose from one to four-bedroom apartments equipped with your choice of panoramic views of Puget Sound, surrounding mountain ranges or a quiet street setting. Located just 5-10 minutes to Downtown Seattle, you have access to area employers and schools including Amazon, Nordstrom, Starbucks, Seattle Pacific University and the University of Washington in addition to being close to local restaurants and grocery stores and steps from local bike trails, a dog park, and public transportation. Each apartment features oversized balconies, open floor plans, updated appliances, and skylights, with fireplaces and vaulted ceilings found in select units. Amenities are plentiful in this apartment complex as their Community Center comes complete with jacuzzi, dry sauna, a 24-hour fitness center and free DVD rental library. Pets welcome.

Leilani Apartment Homes -- Choose from a studio, one bedroom, or two bedroom apartment at the Leilani. The Leilani is a combination of two very distinct communities, Leilani on Greenwood & Leilani at 107 on Greenwood. Both communities offer studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartment homes. The amenities in these communities are many, and include a firepit, movie theater, BBQ stations, bike storage, controlled entry parking, electric vehicle charging stations, in-unit washer & dryer and building laundry rooms, an outdoor edgeless swimming pool, a resident lounge, a rooftop view deck, state-of-the-art fitness facility, and a walking path & rain garden, among other features. The Leilani is also pet-friendly.

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