North of Seattle by 16 miles, tucked in the confines of King County, is the active community of Redmond, Washington. Redmond is recognized as the home of Microsoft, and video game powerhouse, Nintendo. It’s also known as the bicycle capital of the northwest. Health conscious residents of Redmond enjoy active lifestyles with a multitude of activities in which to engage – including hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, skiing, sports, and more. It’s also got a tranquil side wrapped in serene surroundings for relaxation and lazy days.
35 inches of rain fall on Redmond each year, in addition to three inches of snow over 152 days annually with measurable precipitation. There are 155 days per year when the sun shines on Redmond, with summer high temperatures around 75 degrees, and winter lows above freezing at an average of 37 degrees.
Within Redmond are 17 miles of trails for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding. There are also a variety of parks spanning a thousand acres including Marymoor Park, Idylwood Park, Sammamish River Trail, and Evan Creek Preserve, in addition to a bustling town center.
Redmond is imbued with shopping, food, nightlife, breweries, and all the components of a life well lived in a community second to none.
Getting around town is simple, whether you like to walk, ride a bike, drive, or take public transportation as provided by King County Metro Transit and Sound Transit.
Redmond is part of the Lake Washington school district, consistently recognized as one of the top school districts in the country with nine elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, and a selection of private schools.
Neighbored by Seattle and Bellevue, Redmond is in close proximity to a plethora of creature comforts, adventure, and upscale amenities. But some residents say there’s no need to leave the confines of their community.
Call The Eastside Real Estate Team today at 425-200-4093 to tour available houses for sale in Redmond.