Located on the western face of Cougar Mountain, and partially within Issaquah and Bellevue city limits, Lakemont is a peaceful community with a small-town feel. Sitting up the hill just one mile off I-90 this community is very easily accessible from Seattle, Bellevue and Issaquah. The average drive time to work in this area is only 20 minutes. Living between Bellevue and Issaquah offers a wealth of restaurant, business and shopping and entertainment choices. The Lakemont area is a beautiful family friendly suburban area. With multiple housing and retail options, this area holds the sort of charm that entices many families. Many Lakemont homes boast majestic views of the Cascade Mountains and Serene Lake Sammamish. You can enjoy nature at its best at the 3,000 acre Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park or Cougar Mountain Zoo nearby. Local parks also include Lakemont Park which features a playground, basketball and tennis courts, skate park, baseball field and walking/biking trails; Lewis Creek Park is a large community park with multiple walking trails, soccer fields and nature preserve. You can also enjoy a relaxing round of golf at Newcastle Golf Course, one of Washington’s most premiere golf courses, just down the road. Morning walks to local shopping at Matthew’s Thriftway and coffee breaks at the Lakemont Starbucks are also common.
Issaquah Public Schools are ranked amongst the best in the State. They are the 16th largest district in the state of Washington with more than 17,000 students. Their 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and three high schools are spread among 110 square miles in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.. They work hard to live up to their mission throughout the District, their classrooms and operations are united by the School Board's mission: "All students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal, and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment." In other words, we want Issaquah graduates not only prepared to compete in a vibrant global economy”.
Nature and necessity are only moments away. With a growing housing market, and everything you need within walking distance, or a short drive away this is a perfect area for community-focused, natural family living.