Issaquah Real Estate and Community Information

Issaquah Real Estate and Community Information

Located in the southern edge of Lake Sammamish in Kings County in the state of Washington, Issaquah is home to more than 30,500 residents. It's surrounded by the Issaquah alps that include three separate mountains with Cougar, Tiger and Squak mountains. Expect cool weather most of the year with cloudy skies, but the views are magnificent and there's plenty to do around town.


Shopping and Dining


Residents living in the Issaquah real estate are lucky to have so much to shop for. Everything from wholesale stores, drug stores, to hobby shops are available. They are all easy to walk to as well as drive to getting everything needed for the home from furniture stores to mattresses to antiques. Accessory shops and sports wear along with department stores are also nearby. Enjoy the dining within the Issaquah area with everything from Italian to American to Chinese. No matter what is preferred, there is a cuisine that will match residents and visitors needs from fish to steak to pizza. There are breakfast diners and cafes for those who only want small dishes.


Parks and Recreation


Go flyboating or bike riding in various parks around town. Central Park is one of the main parks to enjoy quality time with the family by having a picnic or riding bikes along the bike trail. There's a softball field to watch a game or play one with friends and family. A community center and community garden is located in the Confluence Park. A bike festival is held in the Evergreen mountains and at Lake Sammamish State Park residents can take in a volleyball game or swim in the lake.




The median price for Issaquah real estate is $475,300 while the unemployment rate stands at 4.3 percent and continues to drop as job opportunities are growing in Washington. The median price could be rather high for the average income, but it is well worth the cost as homes continue to go up in value. Located 22 miles southeast of Seattle, Issaquah is considered among the best suburbs in the state.




There are a handful of colleges located nearby Issaquah real estate and its community. From Renton technical college that is no more than seven miles away to Seattle Community College that is located about 18 miles away, there are a few colleges that can be attended in accordance to what is needed. Select from a private college such as Trinity Luther College or others that are a few more miles away such as Bryman College. There are a wider range of elementary, middle and high schools to pick from with about 21 students per teacher. Private schools are also provided for those who prefer a higher quality of education.


Health and Transportation


Issaquah real estate is located nearby plenty of health facilities to maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are fitness clubs that make it easy to become a member for a regular workout. Medical clinics are close for small injuries whereas the main hospitals and emergency clinics are located conveniently for residents to reach quickly. For pet owners there are quite a few of veterinarians to pick from in the area along with more individual needs such as a chiropractor or massage therapist.

Residents and visitors can pick from a wide range of public transportation from taxis to buses. With the King County Metro and the Sound Transit Services there are some choices to be had. With the metro line there are rides given between business district to community centers within King County. The Transit system offers park and rides that stay within the city and routes to Seattle and Bellevue. The average commuting time is less than 30 minutes whether it is getting to school or going to work.


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Craig Nosler
RE/MAX Integrity
371 NE. Gilman Blvd.
Issaquah WA 98027