Lake of the Woods is truly a unique community to call home. Broad, winding avenues, large, expansive front yards; one-acre or larger lots, your own private community 17 acre stocked lake surrounded by tall evergreens dotted with mature maple and other deciduous trees just begins to paint a picture of this rural feeling neighborhood that is only 10-15 minutes to downtown Redmond and just a few minutes away from the Trilogy golf course with nearby restaurants, shops, grocery store and other convenient services located on Novelty Hill. Dominated by some of the largest homes offered on the Eastside, Lake of the Woods is one of the most desired addresses in the area. Built by various builders with some having the credentials of being “Street of Dreams” participants, most of the homes offer eye-catching street appeal, elegant and opulent interiors, stunning exterior designs and hallmark quality materials and craftsmanship.
With over 200 homes in the community, Lake of the Woods is unique in that its residents enjoy the 17 acre natural lake with the park side lakefront being host for various neighborhood events like the Halloween parade and apple bobbing contest and opening day of the lake when the families come out to launch their “small craft” (no motor boats only paddle boats, canoes and row boats). Residents also enjoy the many different activities to get involved with like the progressive dinner group for the adults, mom and tot groups, quilting groups and Bunco for the ladies. The other amenities include the children’s play ground, tennis courts, soccer field as well as several trails that transect the neighborhood and the adjacent Redmond Watershed with 880 acres of natural forest land, wildlife and trails.
The entire area is blessed with natural beauty and an atmosphere of tranquility. Offering a peaceful lifestyle with friendly neighbors and easy access to the 520 freeway, driving to Seattle for a sports event or evening out is less than 30 minutes. Homes range in price from around $950,000 to over $4,000,000 with square footage ranging from 2600 to well over 10,000 sq ft; this highly prized area has something for everyone and enjoys the outstanding Lake Washington schools (even though the address is Woodinville) including Wilder Elementary, Evergreen Jr. High and Redmond High School.