Laurelhurst is a Seattle neighborhood located on the shores of Lake Washington and Union Bay. The Laurelhurst neighborhood was largely developed in the 1920’s and abounds in waterfront homes with delightful architecture. Surrounded by the waters of Lake Washington, many Laurelhurst homes command impressive views of Lake Washington and The Cascade Mountain Range. Seattle Children’s Hospital is located in its northwest corner.
The private Laurelhurst Beach Club is an appealing feature with a swimming beach and lifeguard, sailing lessons, ping pong and a high dive. Laurelhurst Park and its Laurelhurst Community Center serve as public gathering places.
Laurelhust is home to Laurelhurst Elementary School, Villa Academy (an independent grade school), the Wu Hsing Tao School, and the Seattle Midwifery School.