Edmonds Real Estate
Location, Location, Location
Tucked away in the northern pocket of the Seattle suburbs, Edmonds offers the peaceful solitude of a bedroom community with the excitement and convenience of a major city. Edmonds is located just 15 short minutes north of Seattle in Snohomish County. The city boasts beautiful views not just of Puget Sound, but on a clear day, also the Olympic Mountains and the Cascade Mountain Range. Edmonds features a Washington State Ferry port, which takes travelers to Kingston, WA.
Edmonds enjoys the same famous weather as Seattle, with many months of the year experiencing a consistent cool, gray drizzle. There is no worry about air conditioning costs here! The summers are nothing short of heaven, with constant sunshine and clear skies with highs usually only reaching 80 degrees.
Attractions Are Aplenty
With such close proximity to the vibrant city of Seattle, residents of and visitors to Edmonds alike can enjoy the endless activities the big city offers like art exhibits, bird watching, markets, cafes, beaches, boutiques, festivals, the marina, a lively downtown scene, excellent dining, endless shopping, and more.
However, there is also plenty to do and discover in Edmonds itself. The waterfront city is highly walkable and has a much celebrated arts scene of its own. Edmonds also has beautiful beaches that one can enjoy without the hustle and bustle of Seattle tourists.
The city offers sidewalk cafes, specialty shops, antique stores, delightful book shops, and wonderful restaurants and bistros. In fact, dining in Edmonds is a truly relaxing and beautiful experience, with many restaurants boasting scenic views of the Sound and Mountains, which especially come alive at sunset.
Edmonds is a city that embraces dog lovers. There are plenty of parks to take your pooch out for a walk and many off-leash areas where your pet can enjoy even more freedom and cavort with wild abandon. The newest park is at Haines Wharf, and also features scenic views for relaxing, playing, or taking a picnic. For days when you or your family are feeling more bookish, you can visit the Edmonds City Library.
Be sure to drop by the Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department for more information on community’s many offerings.
Edmonds offers a wide variety of education opportunities. The school system is of the highest quality. There are schools available for all growing members of an Edmonds family and even adults, through the Edmonds School District and Edmonds Community College. Extracurricular education activities are also constantly offered through city-sponsored programs and classes to those offered through the library.
The Best of All Worlds
Any visitor or resident of Edmonds will quickly realize that the city is a wonderful place to live. The city itself is quiet and retains that quintessential small-town atmosphere while offering a vibrant cultural, arts and social scene.
It also is an aesthetically beautiful place and a haven for nature lovers, with its bountiful parks, beaches, and waterfront views. Best of all, it offers the proximity of Seattle, where you can easily and conveniently escape to if you are wanting a night of excitement and energy of a big city. Edmonds is truly the best of all worlds.