From East to West, Explore Seattle’s Best
When searching for a home, buyers are looking for the best of the best. Here are a few key suburbs in the Seattle metropolitan area that buyers have been loving.
On the shores of Lake Washington across from Seattle, you’ll find Bellevue. This stunning neighborhood is known for its glitzy retailers, high-end eateries, and up-and-coming technology hub. This Seattle suburb is the fifth-largest city in Washington, which means residents enjoy a plethora of urban amenities and stay ahead of trends while still maintaining some space from Seattle’s all-night energy. Bellevue offers residents plentiful parkland to explore, such as Clyde Beach Park’s waterfront access and Downtown Park’s stunning 21 acres of urban greenspace.
Adjacent to Bellevue sits Medina. This residential area of Eastside in King County boasts an abundance of waterfront properties along the banks of Lake Washington. This small community is home to just over 3,000 residents, and the close-knit community frequently holds community forums, which is perfect for the involved neighbor. Medina’s gorgeous Overlake Golf & Country Club is an invitation-only private golf and social club that prioritizes catering the finest experiences for its members.
Tucked inside Lake Washington, Mercer Island is nestled between Seattle to the west and Bellevue to the east. Perfectly situated between these two cities, Mercer Island residents have a wealth of amenities and opportunities within close reach, making this an ideal location for commuting.
As Washington’s sixth-largest city, Kirkland is both a beautiful natural oasis and an affluent, upscale suburb. With a surplus of unique shopping experiences, from the luxury retailers found at The Village at Totem Lake
to the stunning retailers at Kirkland Urban
, and an abundance of nature trails to hike and bike lanes to traverse, this community is favored by young professionals seeking a little bit of everything.
Redmond is situated just east of Kirkland, and this mid-size city is a hotspot for technology companies and nature lovers alike. Just 15 miles from Seattle, Redmond is an excellent option for commuters, but you’ll find plentiful career opportunities locally as well. With highly-rated schools, this suburb attracts young professionals and families alike.
Beloved for its clean, well-lit streets and access to abundant nature, Sammamish is one of the area’s most affluent communities. Tucked between Lake Sammamish and Snoqualmie Valley, this tranquil neighborhood is ideal for buyers searching for a forever home.
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