Home gains are seeing hefty figures from 2017 – and that’s no shocker! See Seattle’s top 5!
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Some of our most enjoyable times happen at local parks! Kids’ birthdays, parties, and family gatherings… These fabulous Renton parks are great for all such occasions!
Some of the best things about Seattle are hidden… and finding those things may require some legwork. These gems are easily found in these Seattle-classic neighborhoods!
Ballard hip, West Seattle views, Mercer Island charm, or Kirkland connectivity? Introducing an easy way to research and compare neighborhoods throughout Seattle and the Eastside—including maps, photos, parks, school rankings, statistical data, links and more.
Seward Park covers 300 acres and is located in southeast Seattle in the neighborhood of the same name (map). The park occupies all of Bailey Peninsula, a forested peninsula and former island that juts into Lake Washington. It contains one of the last surviving tracts of old-growth forest within the city of Seattle. The park is named for former U.S. Secretary of State William Seward. Columbia City and surrounds, located just west of Seward Park, offers a variety of local restaurants.
Issaquah, named in 2011 as one of the “Best Towns” in the U.S. by Outside Magazine, is a terrific place to live and conduct business. It is a community of 30,000+ residents, and is conveniently located off the I-90 corridor, just 16 miles east of Seattle. Issaquah is a city dedicated to local traditions, hometown values, and award-winning neighborhoods. With one of Washington State’s top school districts, a series of thriving business districts and a growing arts, nightlife and recreation scene…Issaquah has it all!
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The location of the Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle feels like a secluded island. Three bridges give you access to Magnolia, just west of Queen Anne, north of Downtown, and south of the Chittenden Locks in Ballard. This unique part of Seattle is on a natural peninsula, and the lack of major city thoroughfares through the neighborhood helps Magnolia retain in friendly quaint, atmosphere.
Woodinville is a charming mix of residential areas located in 7 distinct geographical neighborhoods, light industrial areas, Tourist District, and retail-centric Town Center. Woodinville is a convenient home-base, with its easy access to highways and transportation, for anyone seeking to explore the Puget Sound region. Located East of Seattle and North of Kirkland, the Woodinville community enjoys the advantages and convenience of being near several major metropolitan centers while maintaining the livability of all that is great about small town life. Both the Northshore School District and Lake Washington School District serve the residents of Woodinville in award winning style.
Mercer Island is a friendly active, and vibrant city centrally located smack in the middle of Lake Washington between Seattle and Bellevue, where it benefits from easy access to both metro areas via I-90, which runs across the city’s north end. The Island’s premier location on the lake, its small-town community feel, incredible local recreation opportunities, and nationally recognized school district make Mercer Island a truly exceptional place to live.
It’s no wonder Bellevue and Kirkland, along with many other Eastside cities (Redmond, Issaquah, Duvall, Mercer Island, Renton, Samamish, and Woodinville), are drawing younger, high-tech crowds. With so many new technology start-ups blended with long-standing icons, the Eastside continues to be a mecca for growth in the Seattle area region. Here’s a look at a few of the Eastside’s many neighborhoods.