Known for its urban amenities, open spaces and waterfront attractions, Seattle, Washington is the most populated city in the state. The “Emerald City” has a reputation for its hiking resources and rich cultural life and ranks among the 50 fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. Water lovers will find it easy to interact with this dazzling element every day with the Puget Sound, Lake Union or Lake Washington.
Charming waterfront communities, such as Medina, Mercer Island, and Kirkland, are located within an hour of busy downtown Seattle, yet they offer the peace and serenity of locations that are seemingly a world away.
Enjoy water, nature, outdoor activities and cultural activities through a variety of ways, including:
The metropolitan area of Seattle, which includes Medina, Mercer Island and Kirkland, offers exclusive, small-town living with all of the amenities of a world-class within easy reach. Enjoy the outstanding housing options, culture, entertainment, and international diversity, with an eye-catching natural setting.
Despite what you may hear about incessant rain, the summers in the area are actually warm and dry. Many consider the area as the “boating capital of the world” because of the abundance of harbors and the spring and fall fairwinds that provide excellent conditions necessary for sailing.
The local parks provide some of the best hiking trails you will ever have the experience to encounter. Nearby Olympic National Park and Mt. Rainier offer amazing outdoor destinations.
Pioneer Square provides a peek at how the area looked prior to the Great Fire in 1889. A popular landmark appreciated by residents and visitors alike has to be the nine acre historic district at Pike Place Market. One of the oldest continuously active farmers’ market in the nation, it features, arts and crafts, fresh fish, produce stands, food, bars, and street musicians. Learn about Native American art and culture at the Burke Museum and Seattle Art Museum .
Waterfront living in Seattle-area like communities Medina, Mercer Island and Kirkland offer some of the most spectacular living available for singles and family who enjoy an abundance of walking, jogging and hiking paths, boat marina, tennis courts, and sandy beaches for swimming. Lake Washington along spans more than 19 miles and has more than 200,000 acres of water surface area.
The market for waterfront homes can range from around $400,000 for condominiums to millions of dollars for upscale mansions.
Quality housing, superb dining venues, diverse entertainment options, and an environment conducive to and active lifestyle makes waterfront communities like Medina, Kirkland and Mercer Island, and other communities attractive for millennials who enjoy nature and an abundance of quality-of-life options.
The Seattle-area is a hub for technological innovation, trade and international commerce. Microsoft, T-Mobile, Expedia, and Puget Sound Energy have their corporate headquarters here. Sixty percent of the workforce have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Consistently ranked among the best place to live in North America. Reside in one of the many tranquil and scenic waterfront communities, yet have easy access to a dynamic urban settings with a melting pot of cultures and unlimited opportunities.
Lakefront living at it's best! Over 1/2 acre of spectacular, manicured grounds provide the setting for this totally rebuilt home (2010). The views are exceptional with ma...
Listing courtesy of John L. Scott, Inc..
Discover luxury reminiscent of the finest European villas on Medina’s treasured Gold Coast. Custom built with only the most exceptional materials & sited on 100 ft. of we...
Listing courtesy of COMPASS.
RARE LAKE AVE WEST WATERFRONT LOT-Once in a life opportunity to build your dream home on Kirkland’s coveted Gold Coast. Enjoy 75’ of no bank prime Southwest facing waterf...
Listing courtesy of Windermere Real Estate/East.
Work and play at home in this Lake Sammamish waterfront home in the coveted Mint Grove community; steps from the water offering a low-bank with bulkhead, and private dock...
Listing courtesy of Savvy Lane Inc.
One of a kind Lake Avenue West Waterfront Home with endless opportunities! Build or remodel your dream home on Kirkland’s coveted Gold Coast. Enjoy 75’ of prime, no-bank,...
Listing courtesy of Windermere Real Estate/East.
First time ever on the market, this mid-century modern home designed by architect David W. Osler awaits your finishing touches. Multiple options for remodel or redevelopm...
Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HS NW.
Come home to ever changing lake, Cascade & Bellevue views in this spacious 2 bedroom home. Gorgeous Mt. Rainier in the distance & at water's edge soothing sights & sounds...
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Danforth.
Rare opportunity to own in city waterfront on a peaceful fitness focused freshwater lake in gated community, minutes to I-5, yet seemingly a world away. This “builders-dr...
Listing courtesy of Windermere Real Estate Midtown.
An urban oasis with all the bells & whistles. The perfect marriage of charm and tasteful updates in this warm & happy home. Generous master suite, remodeled kitchen and w...
Listing courtesy of Windermere Real Estate Co..