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The Gatewood community is located on the southwest side of Seattle, Washington, about 15 minutes from the center of the city. Part of the hilly district of West Seattle, this neighborhood is the highest point in the city, offering scenic mountain and bay views. It is roughly bounded by Southwest Morgan Street on the north; Southwest Thistle Street on the south; Puget Sound and 44th Avenue Southwest on the west; and 35th Avenue Southwest on the east. The zip code for this King County community is 98136.
Gatewood is largely residential, made up mostly of well-kept, single-family homes. Several natural landmarks are also located in the neighborhood, including Pelly Place Natural Area; Orchard Street Ravine; and Southwest Myrtle Street Reservoir; and Lowman Beach Park. Numerous parks and playgrounds surround this community, including Solstice Park and Lincoln Park to the southwest. The latter is a large, multi-purpose park characterized by rocky beaches, forestland, and grassy meadows. Gentle trails traverse the park on the south, and play and picnic areas are situated throughout. In total, it offers nearly five miles of walking paths and almost four miles of bike trails. Additional amenities include playing fields, picnic shelters, and a heated outdoor saltwater pool and bath house.
Despite the many options, Gatewood isn’t just known for its outdoor recreation. Several commercial offerings are also just a short drive away, including retail centers and popular restaurants. Additional attractions within a short drive of this community include Seattle Community College, Jefferson Park Golf Course, VA Puget Sound, and the Boeing Field – King County International Airport.