Redmond Community Info –

Known for its abundant natural beauty, Redmond is a located east of Seattle on the SR 520 corridor and surrounded by lush evergreens and views of the Cascade Mountains.  With 34 parks and 25+ miles of trails, and just a short ride away from the pass and great skiing, Redmond is a terrific place for outdoor enthusiasts to call home. Often Redmond is perceived as synonymous with the world-renowned company Microsoft headquartered there.  The Redmond campus sits on 300+ acres with 14,000+ offices throughout its vast expanse of buildings. Check out this recent Seattle Times article about Redmond.

The busy Redmond Town Center in the heart of the downtown neighborhood, is an outdoor mall which houses a variety of stores, restaurants, entertainment venues and businesses. Overlake Village, a transit-oriented development, is one of Redmond’s newest happenings. Redmond’s Lake Washington School District is among the very best in the region. Marymoor Regional Park, managed by King County, is a 640 acre park with an abundance of play fields, mainly soccer fields, ball fields, and lighted tennis courts nestled in the valley to the north of Lake Sammamish. Marymoor is also a popular outdoor concert venue which hosts an annual summer concert series. It has a Velodrome bicycle track for organized racing and dog enthusiasts, and their canine companions, have a blast at the off-leash exercise area. Hikers enjoy the connecting paths which lead to the Sammamish River Trail and the Bridle Crest Trail.





Redmond Parks and Open Spaces

Redmond Parks and Open Spaces

Marymoor Regional Park is one of the most fantastic venues in the Seattle-Eastside area. With 640 acres of play space, it’s no wonder 3+ million people visit the park every year.  Marymoor features play fields, mainly soccer fields, ball fields, and lighted tennis courts. A 35-foot, free-standing climbing structure, radio-controlled airplane field, Velodrome and dog off-leash area add to its active atmosphere. Hikers can park at Marymoor and then connect to several trails which lead to the Sammamish River Trail and the Bridle Crest Trail. Marymoor Park is also a popular 5,000-person concert venue which hosts an annual summer concert series.

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Lake Sammamish

Lake Sammamish

Lake Sammamish (map) is the sixth largest lake in Washington, and one of the major recreational lakes—with high use by fishermen, boaters, water skiers, swimmers, and picnickers. The freshwater lake is 7 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, with a maximum depth of 105 feet and a surface area of 8 square miles. It lies east of Bellevue and west of the Sammamish Plateau, and stretches from Issaquah in the south to Redmond in the north. There are popular State and County parks along the shore including Marymoor Park at the lake’s north end, Lake Sammamish State Park at its south end and East Lake Sammamish Trail. Marymoor Park’s 640 acres include biking and walking trails, sports fields, rock climbing, a dog park, a radio control aircraft flying field, and a velodrome. Lake Sammamish State Park boasts 6,858 feet of waterfront along its 512 acres. The parks day-use facilities including an active boat launch, picnic tables and shelters, playgrounds, two swimming beaches, and softball and soccer fields.

Lake Sammamish is uniquely sited within four cities (Bellevue, Issaquah, Redmond and Sammamish) and unincorporated King County (see map).

The Waterfront Report provides listing and sales data for private waterfront homes sited on major bodies of water in the greater Seattle-Eastside region. It includes an analysis of waterfront information including average cost per waterfront foot, average cost per square foot, and average sale price for Seattle, Mercer Island, Eastside and Lake Sammamish.

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Lake Washington School District

Lake Washington School District

Lake Washington School District serves approximately 29,000 students at 31 elementary schools, 13 middle schools and 9 high schools. Its footprint covers 76 square miles and is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland and Redmond, and portions of Sammamish, Bothell and Woodinville.

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