Robinswood is a well established suburban neighborhood located in Bellevue, Washington. Bellevue is a delightful city found in King County, of which Seattle is the county seat. Robinswood is a small residential area of approximately .123 square miles. Robinswood falls within the 98007 zip code and has a population of approximately 1,497 residents. The land in this area was originally inhabited by Native Americans. When white settlers arrived, they soon began mining, logging, and farming on a small-scale. By the 1890’s, the area which was previously difficult to access due to deplorable roads had now become accessible. Thanks to the expansion of the railroad into Seattle, many people began to move into King County. City planners in this area have intentionally left significant green space to provide a sense of openness for residents. City parks abound offering the nature lover opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Travel to Mercer Island and nearby Seattle is a mere 20 minute drive via easy access to Interstate 90.
Robinswood Park is the central feature of this splendid community. This 60-acre oasis is situated in the heart of the Robinswood neighborhood. The park provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including soccer and softball fields, beautiful natural spaces containing a pond, picnic areas, a horse arena and wooded acreage with trails, and a playground for children. The Robinswood Tennis Center is one of the outstanding public facilities in the country. In 2004, Professional Tennis Registry named it the “Public Facility of the Year.” As one of the few public tennis facilities in the Seattle metro area, Robinswood is a regional facility for the tennis community, providing programs and services, and hosting a wide variety of community events. Commuters in the Robinswood neighborhood typically spend a total of 30 minutes to an hour a day in travel to and from work. Most residents drive their own vehicles to work, but carpools and city transport via bus are common as well. Founded in 1966, Bellevue College Bellevue is located adjacent to the Robinswood neighborhood. The beautiful main campus is on 100 wooded acres within view of Puget Sound and the Cascade Range. With 32,000 students, it’s the third largest institution of higher learning in the state of Washington.
The Robinswood/Bellevue College area is a must-consider destination for those seeking an executive lifestyle. It features a mix of spacious homes and a stable real estate market. NeighborhoodScout’s analysis of the neighborhood places it in the top 11.5% of executive style neighborhoods in the state of Washington. Homes currently on the market in the Robinswood area range in price from around $675,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom single family home to around $1.5 million for a 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home. The median price for a home in the Robinswood area is near $716,000. Many homes here were built between 1940 and 1999 but have since been renovated or lovingly restored to appeal to current home buyers. Traditional, contemporary, split entry, colonial, and mid-century modern are all styles currently on the market in the Robinswood community. Beautiful contemporary condos, boasting fabulous amenities are available as well.
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