Homes for Sale Sammamish WA
An artistic, suburban city with easy access to lakes
One of King County’s most prominent suburbs, Sammamish, is a city on the edge of the lake of the same name, 30 minutes from Seattle. Known by residents as “the plateau,” the city is ideally located as an oasis for outdoor activities, with hiking trails, woods, and a lake providing water recreation such as swimming, boating, and fishing. There are also two private golf courses here: the Plateau Club and the Sahalee Country Club.
With a lovely suburban, residential atmosphere, Sammamish is a great place to call home. The beautiful scenery encourages locals to spend time outdoors, and the cool summer weather only adds to the desire. Contact Margo Allan to gain access to exclusive listings of homes for sale in Sammamish, WA.
What to Love
- A suburban feel close to cities
- Proximity to outdoor activities
- Access to the arts
- Great shopping experience at Bellevue Square
Sammamish is a dynamic community with a suburban feel. With easy access to both Seattle and Bellevue, city amenities are readily available to residents, in addition to nature right outside the front door. There are plenty of parks, recreational activities, restaurants, and coffee shops to enjoy as well.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
When looking for authentic Korean cuisine, the Palace Korean Bar & Grill is the place to be. Besides the excellent customer service, the restaurant has a carefully designed menu with a variety of selections and flavors. Chinese food can be found at the August Moon Chinese Restaurant. Dedicated to offering fresh, delicious Chinese cuisine, the restaurant is family owned and run.
Radcliffe Steak and Seafood is a bar with an extensive wine list and great coffee. With elegant decor and a comfortable atmosphere, guests feel right at home. The restaurant serves delicious steaks, salads, crabs, and more.
One of the most popular shopping destinations, Bellevue Square provides a unique, bold, and international experience. Known as the Pacific Northwest’s fashion mecca, the square has an extensive selection of brands, shops, categories, boutiques, and department stores. Even better, the friendliness, hospitality, and competence of the service and staff are unparalleled. No matter the shopping or dining experience desired, Bellevue Square delivers.
Things to Do
Sammamish residents have access to a wide variety of events and amenities in nearby Seattle and Bellevue.
A treasured Seattle icon and one of the most recognizable landmarks in the city, the Space Needle was built for the World’s Fair in 1962. Symbolizing innovation and forward-thinking, the Space Needle stands 605 feet tall with a 520-foot, saucer-shaped top, giving guests the only 360-degree outdoor and indoor panoramic views in Seattle, showing off the sight of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound, downtown, and Mount Rainier.
Mini Mountain provides ski and snowboard rentals with equipment carefully selected for each individual's skill level and size. All summer long, indoor ski camps are offered and include hikes through the mountains, team-building games, visiting the Snoqualmie tunnel, and rock climbing. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Mini Mountain has outdoor climbing camps to teach about rock climbing.
The nearby Bellevue Arts Museum began as an art fair in 1947 before growing into a museum in 1975, although it did not find a permanent location until 2001. Providing a public place for people to appreciate, contemplate, and discuss visual art, the museum is a space where audiences and artists come together for the best experience of art and design. The Bellevue Arts Museum Art Fair is a core community program.
A 53-acre sanctuary in the center of Bellevue, the Bellevue Botanical Garden provides visitors with classes, guided tours, adult and youth tours, webinars, and children’s programs. Guests can visit the gardens individually or in groups. The Gardens provide two annual events: Garden d’Lights, a winter paradise full of lights, and Arts in the Garden, where 27 artists showcase a wide selection of 3-D artwork, which are available for purchase.