When it comes to picking the right home for retirement, there are many luxury homes in the area that may be appealing. However, there is no place better for a retiree to enjoy their new freedom than a…Read More
The Holmes Point neighborhood is one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Kirkland. Those who love nature love Holmes Point! From St. Edwards State Park to the beautiful shoreline of Lake Washington – there is every kind of home you could imagine. From waterfront estates to quiet houses nestled in the trees, this is the perfect place to get some reprieve from the busy life of the city.
Juanita is one of the staple neighborhoods in the Kirkland area and is located on the northeast edge of Lake Washington. From small to large single-family homes, this neighborhood has the diversity and charm that that makes it a unique and wonderful setting for your new home. According to several studies, the average safety rating in Juanita is far above average and with the range of housing options, the diversity of population, and the outdoor recreation – it is a place that any one of any interest can love and enjoy.
West of Market
This beautiful neighborhood is rooted in the history of Kirkland. The beautiful craftsman architecture and the Seattle skyline make this an enviable area to own a home. This neighborhood is perfect for those who are wanting to experience everything that downtown has to offer without sacrificing the incredible parks, mountain views, and the lifestyle that comes with being so close to Lake Washington.
East of Market
This eclectic and artistic district is only minutes from downtown and is the embodiment of historic charm with modern amenities. The Kirkland Arts Center, a place that has fostered artistic talent for years, is the center of the East of Market neighborhood. The business district has everything you could need: quaint coffee shops, yoga studios, high end salon/spas and delicious local restaurants. This convenient location offers quick commute times to almost anywhere including I405. The recreational areas are close and abundant – via walking or car – and it is just another way this is an ideal place for both singles and families.
If you like history, Houghton is rich with stories of farming and shipbuilding, and even the refusal to be a part of Kirkland until 1968. It is because of this wealth of history that this neighborhood has such a strong voice and dynamic. From waterfront activities and picnicking in Houghton Beach Park, to the thriving business district, there are several attractive amenities to living in this particular neighborhood. Houghton is also known for its wonderfully diverse restaurants.
If you are wanting a glamorous luxury home on the waterfront, Yarrow Bay is the place for you. With classic Cape Cod style homes to glorious and sleek modern architecture, this neighborhood is filled with grandeur and character. This upscale peninsula is surrounded on three sides by Lake Washington shoreline and is near to Bellevue and Kirkland. As there is only one entrance point, the neighborhood has a private and secluded feel, but is a quick commute to Bellevue and the surrounding towns.
The neighborhood of Medina is fondly nicknamed “the golden coast”. This picturesque town is located west of Bellevue and is known for its incredible landscape and beautiful waterfront properties. Medina offers breathtaking Lake Washington views. This neighborhood is known for its high median household income and is the perfect place for retirees or professionals looking for a break from city life. The town has a thriving urban center full of all the amenities you would need, while maintaining a small town feel.