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Fauntleroy is a neighborhood in southwest Seattle, Washington, along the banks of Puget Sound. It is just south of the Gatewood community and less than 20 minutes from the downtown area. This community is roughly bounded by Fauntleroy Cove on the west; Southwest Othello Street on the north; Arroyo Drive Southwest, Southwest Roxbury Street and Southwest 97th Street on the south.
Much of the Fauntleroy neighborhood is residential. This community is known for its beaches and outdoor recreation options, which include three neighborhood parks. Fauntleroy Park is situated on the southeast, and Solstice and Lincoln Parks are on the north side. Lincoln Park is adjacent to the cove, offering a diverse mix of rocky beaches, grassy meadows, and forested land. This large, multi-purpose park offers athletic fields, play areas, a heated outdoor swimming pool, almost five miles of walking paths, and nearly four miles of biking trails. It is a great place for a family picnic.
For local shopping, residents of Fauntleroy are within walking distance west of the Westwood Village Shopping Center, which hosts a fitness center, bank, Target store, and several specialty shops and dining options. Additional shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife options abound in the area, just a short drive away. West Seattle, just to the north, hosts a number of local businesses and a historic shopping district.
Residents of this community are also just a quick jaunt from Seattle Community College, Boeing Field-King County International Airport, and the Jefferson Park Golf Course.