Wilburton is a remarkable neighborhood that lies directly south of Bellevue, Washington’s town center. With a population around 3,966 residents, and covering 2.6 square miles, Wilburton is a serene oasis in what once was a raucous logging town. Wilburton was home to Native Americans when white settlers arrived. Settled after the Civil War, and platted in 1904 by Hewitt-Lea Logging Company, Wilburton has evolved into a peaceful community, due in large part to visionaries who reserved much of the land area for parks. The entire eastern edge of the community is formed by both the Glendale Country Club and Kelsey Creek Park. The 160 acre Kelsey Creek Park is a local attraction displaying unsurpassed natural beauty. Bellevue Botanical Garden sits in the center of the city along with Wilburton Hill Park. Wilburton Hill Park is a large park in the city encompassing a variety of recreational activities. The park’s trail links into the Lake Trail and Greenway System. Sports enthusiast can take advantage of the soccer field, two baseball fields, and children’s playground. A long zip line will thrill older children while little ones explore wooden play houses.
Although the Wilburton railroad station burned down in 1921, the stately wooden railroad trestle still stands as a reminder of this delightful neighborhoods rich history. Residents of Wilburton enjoy the scenic beauty of the area, as well as its history and its close proximity to great shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation. It’s a short drive to Seattle via Interstate 405 south, then Interstate 90 west, directly into downtown. With its close proximity to Seattle and Bellevue, there is no shortage of local activities. The Bravern offers world class shopping and a stunningly beautiful environment. Retail shops and boutiques are within easy walking distance. Restaurants in the area are culturally diverse and almost any type of food is available. Popular national chains such as Whole Foods, Home Depot and Starbuck are all conveniently located in Wilburton. Light industry in the area centers around science and technology. Occupations prominent in the area are in the field of computers and mathematics.
If the idea is living in a neighborhood that has a tranquil park-like feel, Wilburton is just that place. Wilburton is in the 98004 and 98005 zip codes and this historic neighborhood is a community of single-family and multifamily housing with rich history, beautiful views, and an impressive park system. Homes in the Wilburton area range in price from around $189,950 for a studio condo up to $758,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom single-family home. Styles of homes currently for sale in the Wilburton area are traditional, colonial, mid century modern, and contemporary. Wilburton is an urban community with a distinctly rural feel, making it a popular destination among homebuyers.
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