Welcome to BELLEVUE
Nicknamed the “City in the Park,” Bellevue, Washington has over 2,500 acres of park spaces. Surrounded by Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish, it is sandwich between the Cascade Mountains to the east and the Olympic mountains to the west. The city has transformed from a bedroom community located just 20 minutes from Seattle, to become a vibrant city to be consistently ranked as one of the best place to live, work, play and run a business in the United States.
Perfect For: Active Upwardly Mobile Millennial
Bellevue has a population of about 130,000 residents, including a high percentage of young, single professionals, which presents plenty of opportunity to make connections.
• Looking for eclectic mix of serenity, beauty, nature and art, in an urban setting, Bellevue Botanical Gardens has more than 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. The facility has an array exciting activities throughout the year, including summer concerts and holiday light festivals.
• Located 10 miles north of Bellevue in the strikingly beautiful Sammamish River Valley, the Woodinville Wine Country has more than 100 wineries and tasting rooms.
• Whether you want to go hiking, biking, canoeing, blueberry picking or environmental learning experience, the 320-acre Mercer Slough Nature Park provides all of that and more within the heart of Bellevue. As the largest remaining wetland in Lake Washington, the setting provides hundreds of plants species and more than 170 species of life wildlife within its diverse habitat.
The Lifestyle: Small-Town Feel, Big City Amenities
Bellevue residents appreciate the unique qualities of the city that offers the young, singles, seniors and families one of the highest quality of living experiences in the nation. Residents enjoy all the attributes of a big city, but absence all the problems typically associated with these locations. Bellevue blends downtown urban living at its best with tranquil, scenic residential neighborhoods. Its nearly 100 parks have an assortment of amenities, including indoor swimming pools, skate plazas, tennis courts and lakefront beaches and golf courses that residents can enjoy.
Not only does Bellevue have an abundance of natural beauty and outdoor spaces, but it also offers dining, premier shopping, dining, cultural attractions and a first-rate school system. The city’s arts and crafts fair and the Garden d’Lights festival attract thousands of people each year. The biennial Belleville Sculpture exhibition attracts artists from across the country.
Bellevue’s Real Estate Market
A custom home on a hilltop, an estate along the waterfront or a spacious condominium located downtown, wherever you choose to live in Bellevue you assure yourself of an exceptional living experience. The major project list, which includes plans for the development of new condominiums, office buildings rental apartments housing, and retail and entertainment complexes ensures that Bellevue will remain one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the United States.
Featured Neighborhoods in Bellevue, WA
Beaux Arts Village: Most of the housing choices were constructed between 1970 and 1999. Generally, the homes consist of a mix of medium sized homes of 3-4 bedrooms to larger homes of five bedrooms or more. Housing types include single-family homes, apartment complex or high-rises –most of which are owner- occupied.
West Bellevue and Downtown: Shop at your favorite boutiques, walk to your favorite restaurants, enjoy a night at the theatre, make a trip to the market or work in the neighborhood where you live. This mixed area of retail, residential and office structures, which encompasses the original Bellevue, has a vast network of parks and open spaces.
Bridle Trails: Large single-family lots dot this one-of-a-kind equestrian neighborhood that has pastures and trails for horse-lovers. Even if you do not have a desire to live an equestrian lifestyle, you will appreciate the ambience in this semi-rural environment where trees are protected by regulations.
Northeast Bellevue: The housing stock consists of structures built in the late 60s, large homes situated along the lakeside and residences located on lots with views of the lake and mountains. Many of the subdivisions have private amenities like tennis courts, golf courses and recreational facilities.
You’ll Enjoy: Natural Beauty and Leisure Activities
Living in one of the world’s most scenic places– Bellevue is French and means “beautiful view”—brightens up those gray days. The city’s proximity to major recreational activities offers you an opportunity to do so many things—kayaking on urban hiking, or skiing biking in or ski The Summit at Snoqualmie less than 50 miles away.
Distinguished Schools in Bellevue, WA
• Bennett Elementary School | Grades: K- 5 |17900 NE 16th St
• Woodridge Elementary School| Grades: K- 5 |12619 SE 20th Pl
• Chinook Middle School| Grades: 6 – 8 | 16411 NE 24th Street
• Newport High School | Grades: 9 – 12 |4333 Factoria Blvd. SE
More than 37,000 students attend Bellevue College each year. It is the third largest higher learning institution in the state and caters to new college students and professionals.
Bellevue, WA Utilities
• Puget Sound Energy | Electricity and Gas
• Frontier Communications |TV/Internet
• Century Link | Phone
• Allied | Garbage collection
The Workforce: Highly Educated, Technology
Bellevue has built a stellar reputation as a locale for commerce, technological innovation and international business. It is the home of brands like Microsoft, T-Mobile., Expedia, Concur, Puget Sound Energy, and Symetra. Entrepreneurs and startups are also attracted to Bellevue’s quality business infrastructure environment, including its roads, rails, high-speed connectivity and water. Sixty percent of the city’s workforce has a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Why Live Here
Bellevue is an exceptional, diverse city where 40% of the population is of a minority race or ethnicity. Active singles and couples with young children will enjoy living in a city with romantic sunsets on the water, endless miles of public parks, nature trails snow-capped mountains. For a change, here is one city that lives up to all of the hype.
BEST LOCATION. This ground floor 1 bed, 1 bath condo surrounded by lush forest offers privacy and tons of natural light. A quiet and peaceful place to relax after a long ...
Listing courtesy of Windermere Real Estate HKW,Inc.
Nestled on a quiet street, this coveted all brick Eastgate rambler offers ideal access to shopping, dining, I-90 & I-405. Host BBQ’s from the large level fully-fenced bac...
Listing courtesy of Windermere Real Estate/East.
This lovely rambler w/ daylight, walkout basement offers you spacious living room w/ fireplace & large windows, oak floors, stylish kitchen, bright sun room off dining, m...
Listing courtesy of Realogics Sotheby's Int'l Rlty.
Charming newly renovated 1 bedroom condo in West Bellevue. The delightful galley kitchen includes marble counters, stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors. Cozy up...
Listing courtesy of Avenue Properties.
Opportunity awaits in fantastic Lakemont! This spacious and private home, end unit, boast ample living space, with lots of room to roam, great master suite includes walk ...
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Bain.
Impeccably updated 1491 sq ft townhome in Factoria with 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms. This home boasts many updates such as new laminate flooring, updated paint, granite co...
Listing courtesy of Weichert, Realtors-Pillar NW.
Perfect location for this totally remodeled 4 bdrm, 3 bth single level 2,140 sq ft home on large level lot . Just a few blocks to Microsoft, Ardmore Park, and schools, th...
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Pre-sale opportunities now for move-in end of 2017! Upton at Crossroads Village offers well-appointed 2 & 3 bedroom townhomes only steps from Crossroads Mall. This home i...
Listing courtesy of Cascadian King Company LLC.
Wonderfully updated & fabulous townhome in Bellevue!. Gorgeous flooring, granite counters, high ceilings, clean as a whistle! Outstanding 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhome close...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX On the Lake.
More Than a Residence…4648 Yarrow Point is a gallery of life expirences, carefully created to reflect the owner’s worldwide travels in a profound experience that tempts t...
Listing courtesy of Realogics Sotheby's Int'l Rlty.
This jewel box of a home offers many attentive details designed for urban living. The highlights of the layout include 10' ceilings, kitchen w/ Viking & Subzero appliance...
Listing courtesy of North Pacific Properties.
Stunning 180 degree views of Mt. Baker, Cascades, Downtown Bellevue, and Lake Sammamish. Upstairs deck, downstairs patio, pool & even a Tiki Bar makes you feel like you...
Listing courtesy of Johansson Clark Real Estate.
This private, west-facing top floor 1-BD/1-BA unit has vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan. It is a light and bright end unit with good light exposure. There is a c...
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Bain.
Property features - Fully fence backyard - Minutes to Cross Road mall - Bellevue school district - Kitchen w/granite counter top - SS appliances - Brand new entry...
Listing courtesy of Eastside Asset Management LLC.
Comfortable, well maintained late 60's rambler in desirable Lochmoor. 4 bdrm, 1.75 ba with slate entry, two fireplaces, master bedroom, walk in pantry, central AC. Kitche...
Listing courtesy of Better Properties Seattle King.
Meticulously remodeled top to bottom!Absolutely stunning,pristine home,location & renowned Bellevue schools.Main flr boasts:Gourmet chef kitchen w/new cabinetry, quartz c...
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Great Wilburton location!!! End unit in a establish community. Walking distance to DT Bellevue, work, shopping, and restaurants. Completely remodeled with designer fini...
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Large 5 bedroom home in coveted Sky Mountain neighborhood of Lakemont. 4 blocks to award winning Cougar Mountain Elem, Starbucks & grocery store. Home backs to greenbelt ...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Rlty Bellevue.
Spacious 3 bdrm rambler in the heart of West Bellevue, enjoy what downtown has to offer! this solid house has a great floor plan and is ready for your custom touch. Feat...
Listing courtesy of eLink Realty.
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