Welcome to Woodinville
A bustling wine country mecca with small-town charm only 25 minutes outside of the metropolis.
Woodinville is a quaint and affluent suburb in the heart of wine country found approximately 20 miles northeast of Seattle on the east side of Lake Washington. It was first settled as a farming and logging town but developed into wine country in the 1970s. Its neighborhoods are set among east Seattle’s scenic rural landscape and are known for featuring large single-family craftsman homes on sprawling lots and equestrian properties. Residents enjoy easy access to golf courses, country club amenities, upscale shopping, lush green parks, and a selection of Washington’s most renowned wineries. Woodinville also features a variety of luxury condominiums.
With just a 25-minute commute to downtown Seattle, residents enjoy both the tranquility of nature and all the amenities of the city. Various major technology companies are headquartered nearby and employ a large portion of Woodinville residents. Its small-town charm, scenic rural landscape, and four wine districts featuring a selection of over 130 tasting rooms, distilleries, and breweries attract visitors from across the globe.
What to Love
Custom single-family homes on large lots
Only a 25-minute commute from downtown Seattle
Community-supported agriculture (CSA)
Kayaking and paddleboarding on the Sammamish River
Woodinville has a small, country town feel, with locals leisurely strolling its quaint streets and lush green parks, drinking wine, and enjoying time with friends and family. Residents tend to be community-oriented and are known for supporting local agriculture and business. It is an ideal place to reside for wine and outdoor recreation enthusiasts that desire access to both city and nature. Its proximity to various technology company headquarters attracts those in the biotechnology and software development industries.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Woodinville is home to four wine districts featuring over 130 renowned wineries, distilleries, and tasting rooms. In the famous Tourist District (also known as the Hollywood District), The Hollywood Tavern is an iconic, family-friendly tavern and restaurant that has been a staple in the neighborhood since it opened in 1947. It is known for having a vast selection of seasonal beers on tap, local wine by the glass or bottle, and local whiskey from Woodinville Whiskey Company. It also features a kid-friendly dining room and an outdoor patio with lawn games.
The Town Center area of Woodinville features a concentration of upscale dining, entertainment, and shopping options to explore. Woodin Creek Kitchen & Tap serves innovative American comfort fare and a wide variety of craft beer. It provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for unwinding with friends and family. Top menu items include the Philly cheesesteak and the peanut butter bacon burger.
The Barking Frog at Willows Lodge is a restaurant and bar serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Its interior features a large circular bar table that surrounds a fireplace, offering patrons a unique and gorgeously cozy dining experience. The Macrina challah French toast made with toasted hazelnuts, vanilla butter, and apple-wood smoked bacon is a hit among brunch-goers. The Town Center also includes the AMC Woodinville 12 movie theater and a variety of shopping malls with both mainstream and independent retailers.
Things to Do
There are plenty of fun things to do in Woodinville. Chateau Saint Michelle is Washington’s oldest, largest, and most iconic winery in the Hollywood wine district. In addition to producing award-winning wine, it hosts concerts on the lawn in the summer.
Woodinville also offers an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Home to the Sammamish Rowing Association, the Woodinville portion of the Sammamish River is famous for river sports like kayaking and paddleboarding. Nearby Bothell offers daily equipment rentals, and horseback riding and golf are also popular recreational activities among residents.
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