Welcome to Sammamish
A family-oriented east Seattle suburb with luxurious and tranquil lakeside living.
Sammamish is a wealthy and quickly developing suburb approximately 20 miles east of Seattle and bordering the east side of Lake Sammamish in King County. The community is situated atop a plateau that offers sweeping views of the lush Seattle landscape. It is bordered by Redmond to the north, Snoqualmie Valley to the east, Issaquah to the south, and Lake Sammamish to the west. The area features a blend of natural beauty and pristine residential neighborhoods with access to fantastic shopping and dining options. It is known for its luxurious lakeside communities that feature large custom single-family homes equipped with private docks for those perfect summer days.
Money Magazine has rated Sammamish as one of the top cities to live in the United States due to its esteemed public school system and neighborhoods. Its scenic rural topography, suburban communities, and a growing hip downtown district with luxury condominiums accommodate a variety of lifestyles.
What to Love
- Convenient commute to downtown Seattle
- Lush green parks
- Lakefront homes on beautiful Lake Sammamish
- Sahalee Country Club
- Family-oriented community
Sammamish has a small-town feel with easy access to various upscale urban amenities. The town hosts an active calendar of events that brings residents and local businesses together. An eclectic selection of coffee shops, parks, safe neighborhoods, and excellent schools makes it an ideal place for families and single professionals. Its proximity to major technology company headquarters makes it popular among professionals in the technology industry.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Sammamish residents have plenty of options to explore without leaving their city. The Sammamish Highlands shopping center features a collection of at least 30 retailers with all the essentials, including grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, and excellent restaurants, like Pine Lake Ale House. They have an extensive selection of craft beers on tap. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and popular items include the ale house keg burger and the prime rib French dip sandwich.
Just across the street from Sammamish Highlands is Sammamish Cafe & Spirits. It is known for its blend of classic and inventive American breakfast fare and its unique interior that reflects the neighborhood's personality. Standout menu items include the steak breakfast tacos served with fresh fruit or hashbrowns and the Popeye omelet.
Golf lovers appreciate the highly esteemed Sahalee Country Club. It features one of the best golf courses in the Seattle area, if not the nation. The golf course was designed to host national championship golfing tournaments, a goal that has been realized since its founding in the 1960s. It hosted the 1998 PGA Championship, the 2002 NEC World Golf Championship, the 2010 USGA Senior Open, and the 2016 KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
Things to Do
Sammamish's abundance of beautiful parks, scenic nature, and community events provide residents with plenty of fun things to do. Pine Lake Park is great for relaxing and enjoying Washington’s beautiful natural landscape with friends and family. During the summer, it hosts weekly outdoor concerts featuring a variety of east Washington’s best local food vendors. The 19-acre wooded landscape that sits along the shores of Pine Lake has a variety of family-friendly amenities, including sports fields and courts, grilling and picnic areas, hiking trails, and playgrounds.
The Sammamish Commons is a popular outdoor recreation destination for visitors and locals. It is in the heart of town and comprises 25 acres of green parkland with picnic areas, a walking trail, a skatepark, a community garden, and more.
Sammamish belongs to the Lake Washington School District and Issaquah School District 411. Some of the top schools here include:
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