Nestled in the valley of the Cascade Mountain gateway, a historic town meet a newly developed sector to form the Town of Issaquah which offers an abundance of prolific neighborhoods for family centric living. Due to the city’s location, you truly can experience the best of both worlds, offering sea-to-ski access in about 30 minutes in either direction via the I90 corridor. Providing a “historically hip” ambience, Outsider magazine voted Issaquah as one of the country’s most livable cities.
The famous Front Street location is draped in historic splendor. Whether you are visiting the Train Museum (which is on the National Registry for Historic Landmarks) or having lunch at the retro 1950’s Triple X Drive-Inn, you will find the perfect balance of quaint city charm and modern amenities. The city touts large spacious suburban areas with easy access to boutique shopping and cultural conveniences, like the award-winning Village Theatre, farmer’s markets, Gillman Village, and downtown art walks.
Further northeast is the newly developed Issaquah Highlands, one of the Eastside’s hottest neighborhoods. With communities like Grand Ridge, many are flocking to the Highlands for its updated living and family oriented lifestyle.
Offering the best the Northwest has to offer you can take advantage of either scenic mountain views or waterfront living. Since Issaquah can offer stately grounds, it’s perfect for an equestrian aficionado looking for a spatial property and access to riding clubs and stables or the nature enthusiast who enjoys hiking, biking and outdoor activities. For those looking to take on the waterfront lifestyle, the city is home to multiple lakes, the largest being Lake Sammamish laying out almost 8 miles of clear water for recreational boating and shore side fun. Issaquah’s location let’s you take full advantage of every season the Northwest has to offer.
In June 1996, Costco moved its global headquarters to Issaquah from nearby Kirkland, Washington.