The Renton Highlands make up the area South of Bellevue and Newcastle and North of the Maple Valley Highway.
The Renton Highlands is one of the highest growth areas in all of King County with many exciting new communities being built every day.
By its location North of the Maple Valley Highway and I-405 bottleneck, the Highlands offer Eastside destination commuters much relieve and even a few varied commuter routes.
Renton’s location isn’t just idea for East-side commuters, it’s also convenient to the Seatac International airport, Seattle and it’s also reasonably close to Tacoma. At the South end of Lake Washington, it’s arguably the most centralized city in the entire state.
Homes in the Renton Highlands are as varied as the people living in the area. Communities like Briarwood offer older vintage homes on large lots, the luxury market is well represented in Windstone and Licorice Ferns. And for the environmental conscience, Shamrock Heights has received much acclaim as a Built Green community with 3, 4 and 5 Star Built Green homes. Maple Hills has one of the best community sponsored fireworks show in all of King County. These are just a few of the neighborhoods that give the home buyers so many options.
The median family income hovers just above $80,000 and the median age is 38 years old.
One of the claims to fame for the Renton Highlands is that Jimmy Hendrix is laid to rest here, and with a generous contribution from Microsoft’s co-founder and music connoisseur Paul Allen, a wonderful memorial has been built-in Jimmy’s honor.
The Renton Highlands are served by both the Renton and Issaquah schools. Click here to learn more about area schools. The Landing and Gene Coulon Park brings world-class shopping and recreation options within minutes of any Highlands address.
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