It takes only fifteen miles on the freeway to get to Redmond from downtown Seattle, but the two towns couldn’t be further apart in terms of atmosphere. High tech companies in the area have attracted highly diverse and energetic new residents, earning Redmond Top Five Places to Live in America and Happiest Young Professionals designations. Apart from the lucrative and creative employment opportunities, they were fascinated by the more than a thousand acres of parks and greenspace, including the Lake Sammamish and Sammamish River recreational areas and to the property choices available here. Whether you’re a bicycling enthusiast ready to hit the trails in the Bicycle Capital of the Northwest or a connoisseur of the arts getting tickets to the Eastside Symphony or the Marymoor Amphitheater, you’ll feel at home in Redmond.