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Sammamish, WA Real Estate

Residents of all ages appreciate a valuable environment as suburban Sammamish is considered one of the safest cities in Washington State. The city prides itself on providing educational opportunities for individuals and families via its great schools and convenient access to the Seattle metropolitan area.

Sammamish in King County, Washington is a place to call home and offers a blend of both commercial and natural surroundings. Most homes are owned by residents and it has been identified as a wise and long-term investment community because the Sammamish real estate market consistently sees appreciating home values. Dedicated to culture, wellbeing and community, you can breathe easy at a Sammamish suburb or explore its long list of vibrant activities.

Educational Institutions in Sammamish

In addition to its great private and public schools, Sammamish is within proximity to renowned education institutions like Skyline High School, Discovery Elementary School, and Central Washington University, providing several opportunities towards career goals and education.

Skyline High School

With a strong academic track record, Skyline High School offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including both sport and art programs. It's known for a dedicated teaching staff and diverse student body.

  • At Skyline, people from different backgrounds come together; they're involved in their community and look at education from a worldwide point of view.
  • Located directly east of Lake Sammamish, Skyline High School is located 20 miles east of Seattle.
  • Services for students with disabilities include individualized, specially-designed instruction in academic, self-help, communication, motor, vocational and social skills areas. Individual Education Programs (IEPs) are written for each student and developed at least annually.

Discovery Elementary School

Discovery Elementary School is well-regarded for its focus on fostering creativity and critical thinking in students. It emphasizes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and provides a nurturing environment for young learners.

Central Washington University - CWU-Sammamish

Via six campus classrooms, CWU-Sammamish offers distance education and numerous in-person courses. Enjoy ample study space, a multi-purpose gym with a full-size basketball court and stage, and ample parking. In addition, the school has strong partnerships with the YMCA and Microsoft.

Quality of Living in Sammamish

Growth of the town is attributable to its attractive living environment and proximity to employment opportunities, while its responsible policies enable the generally-good air quality of Sammamish. The town's work-life balance is highly valued, where residents enjoy nature, good schools, and a strong sense of community. You’ll find generous resources available to aid seniors through a healthy and interactive lifestyle. Recurring art fairs provide support for talent and creative minds.

While the town doesn't yet claim any specific cuisine, it offers a diverse culinary scene with various restaurants and cafes catering to different tastes.


Suburban Sammamish primarily relies on car transportation, though public transportation remains increasingly supported by the city and its county. King County Metro connects the neighboring areas with downtown Seattle and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to provide both domestic and international travel opportunities. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are readily available.

In association with larger efforts in the Seattle metropolitan area, Sammamish actively improves its biking infrastructure. While not within Sammamish itself, the Sound Transit Link Light Rail system extensions to and convenient access points in nearby cities like Redmond and Bellevue improve regional transportation options for Sammamish residents.

Types of Public Transportation:

  • Bus
  • Metro Flex
  • Community Van
  • Vanpool
  • SchoolPool

Things to do in Sammamish

The city of Sammamish entertains with variety. For example, outdoor adventures include hiking, biking, and kayaking, as does the vast array of fitness hubs and indoor events like The Sammamish Art Fair in City Hall. The city also fosters a strong sense of community through volunteer work for elders and social gatherings or performances. Enjoy fun activities such as:

  • Summer Concert Series by Lake Sammamish State Park
  • Trail Cleanup and Beautification Day at East Lake Sammamish Trail
  • Dragon Boat Festival
  • Family Fun Day at the Pool at Sammamish Community and Aquatic Center
  • Wild Pollinator Meadow at Evans Creek Preserve
  • Namaste India

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