Known for its excellent schools and treasured for being in a central location that’s close to attractions and amenities in the area, Bothell is a city of true convenience. Located just north of Kirkland and right next to wine country in Woodinville, Interstate 405 runs right through Bothell making it easy to get around the region.
Home to a long list of fabulous restaurants and some top-notch shopping, Bothell’s offerings ensure you don’t have to go far to find what you need. The same can be said for entertainment, fun weekend activities, and getaways—from parks and community activities to weekends in wine country or at McMenamins, Bothell is a hub of fun and play for people of all ages!
Bothell’s many premium amenities make it a desirable place to live, and it’s no surprise that the city is experiencing a great deal of new construction. From entry-level townhomes and ramblers to older homes with lots of land and luxury homes over $1 million, Bothell has a wide range of real estate to choose from.
Getting Out & About
“Country Village is fun to wander around!” recommends Tonya Tye.
When it comes to dining in Bothell, Jen Bowman has a long list of recommendations: “Grazie’s, Hana Sushi, Panera! [I recommend] Alexa’s for brunch and Jalisco’s or Passion Tequila for Mexican. Also, Beardslee Public House, which is John Howie’s first venture outside of Bellevue.”
Jen also loves shopping at the new PCC in Canyon Park:
“Gotta love the Anderson School (McMenamin’s). The salt water swimming pool is open air and like a hot spring in the winter; lots of dining options and family friendly pubs, outdoor seating with heaters; [they even have] a movie theater that serves beer.” – Sam Arango
Bothell is also home to a branch of University of Washington. “[There are] good schools and college options in your backyard!” shares Becky Larsen.
Commuting from Bothell
“[Bothell residents commute mainly by car], but you can bike into Seattle on the Burke Gilman and to Redmond on the Sammamish River Trail from downtown.” – Tonya Tye.
“They are building the rest of the North Creek Trail that will meet up from Mill Creek to the Burke Gilman so biking may become even more popular!” – Melissa Huddleston
Homes in Bothell
We asked Jen Bowman what types of homes you can expect to find in Bothell: “[There’s lots of] new construction!” she shared. “[There are] entry level townhomes, $1M+ homes, [homes by] national and local builders, split levels, ramblers, and big lots, too.”
“[Home buyers can expect to find] new construction and older homes with lots of land.” – Lauren Pulfer