Neighborhoods and Subdivisions in Issaquah

Issaquah, Washington has fourteen distinct neighborhoods & subdivisions. Each neighborhood has it's own character, some are predominately residential, others have commercial, industrial, parks or a combination of all four. The summary below briefly explains the neighborhoods and the general use of each. Please note that the list is only meant to be a general guide. As with all neighborhoods, there can be new construction, retail, mixed use or industrial that may not be mentioned in the description.Issaquah Neighborhoods subdivisions1 1024x869 Neighborhoods and Subdivisions in Issaquah

Issaquah Neighborhoods - Residential Planned Developments

The Issaquah Highlands (see map) is the largest and most active area of residential living and building in Issaquah. The area was undeveloped until annexed into the city in 1997. At that time, a master-plan was developed by the Port Blakely company to create a high density urban village that would include single family homes, townhomes and condominiums. Also included in the master-planned community were a shopping and commercial district, public services, a Park & Ride, hiking trails and parks. The Issaquah Highlands website can be found here.

Currently there are over 7,000 people in the Issaquah Highlands. As of October 1st, 2011, there are approximately 100 residential units - single family, townhomes and condominiums for sale in the Issaquah Highlands at a median price of $420,000 (with a median per square foot price of $211) New building and real estate development continue as a new multimillion dollar hospital complex recently opened (website here) as well as the continued building of residential units - including green building projects.

Providence Point (see map) was annexed into the city of Issaquah in 2003 and is classified as a residential retirement community. Providence Point began in 1983 and today has over 1,300 residents in over 1,000 condominiums organized into seven “villages".  The community website can be found here. As of October 1st, 2011, there are approximately 53 condos for sale in Providence Point at a median price of $240,000 (with a median per square foot price of $165.)

Talus (see map) The planned community of Talus was annexed into Issaquah in 1996 and contains single family homes, townhouses, apartments and a retirement community. The Talus community contains parks, open spaces and walking trails. The Talus neighborhood website can be seen here. As of October 1st, 2011, there are approximately 26 homes or townhomes for sale in Talus at a median price of $522,000 (with a median per square foot price of $193.)

Klahanie (see map) Though not within the city limits of Issaquah, the neighborhood has been considered a possible annexation area since 2003. Klahanie is a 900-acre master planned community with 3090 living units including single family homes, condominiums and apartments.  The community has over 300 acres of common property, which includes parks, play areas, basketball and tennis courts, two heated swimming pools and numerous walking trails. Click to view the Klahnie website. As of October 1st, 2011, there are approximately 70 homes for sale in Klahanie at a average price of $473,000.

Other Residential Issaquah Neighborhoods

Montreux (see map) The subdivision of Montreux is located on the northern slopes of Cougar Mountain, overlooking I-90 and Lake Sammamish and was platted in the early 1990's and annexed into Issaquah in 1991. Most of the homes are on 7,200 square foot lots surrounded by permanent open spaces. Development in Montreux was completed in 2000 with no significant lots remaining. As of October 1st, 2011, there are approximately 5 residential units for sale at a median price of $592,000 (with a median per square foot price of $185.)

The remaining neighborhoods of Newport, Tibbetts Creek, Gliman, Squak Mountain, Olde Town, Sycamores and North Issaquah contain a mixture of single family homes, multifamily homes, apartments and commercial space. The Olde Town neighborhood is the original 1892 township and includes several historical buildings in the downtown area. The Olde Town neighborhood is also the site of the annual Salmon Days Festival. As of October 1st, 2011, there were approximately 72 residential units or homes for sale in these seven Issaquah neighborhoods at a median price of $257,000 (with a median per square foot price of $188.)

Other Issaquah Neighborhoods

The neighborhoods of Lake Tradition, Park Pointe and the I-90 sub-area are predominately undeveloped, park area and/or conservancy areas.

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The neighborhoods, subdivisions and planned developments of Issaquah are all very distinct and unique. Home buyers interested in new homes, condos or existing residential real estate, should consult with local Issaquah real estate agents to assist them in their search.

About

Danny Evatt, REALTOR® is a Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Danforth, serving the communities of Issaquah, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, North Bend & Fall City.