Kent Waterfront Real Estate

Kent is conveniently located between the cities of Tacoma and Seattle, and while it’s not directly on the saltwater shores of the Puget Sound, it’s just minutes away as well as being home to a number of lakes with the Green River running along its western boundary, offering a variety of options for Kent waterfront real estate. The city includes the neighborhoods of West Hill, the Valley and East Hill, which is home to its largest lake, Lake Meridian. While primarily residential and rural, at Kent Station, you’ll find a revitalized retail core, providing residents with the best of urban amenities and waterside living.

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Kent April 8, 2020
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Kent Waterfront Real Estate

Owning Kent waterfront real estate also means easy access to the city’s extensive park system which includes over 70 parks, mini-parks, greenbelts, playing fields and skate parks. It's over 10- mile section of the Green River Trail runs along the eastern bank of the Green River and offers the opportunity to enjoy stunning views of Mount Rainier, picnicking, public art and a wide variety of bird and wildlife species. Countless shopping opportunities can be found throughout the city, and according to CNN Money, there are nearly 4,400 restaurants within a 15-minute radius. Sports Illustrated once named Kent as the “Sportstown” for the state, thanks to its numerous sports leagues and top-notch facilities, including the 18-hole Riverbend Golf Complex and the softball and baseball fields at Russell Road Park.

Kent waterfront real estate offers a diverse range of options, with homes of all types and sizes, including lakefront townhomes on Lake Meridian that include access to a picturesque park, clubhouse and sport court, as well as lavish estates and crafted log homes with a creek right in your own backyard where you can marvel at those beautiful views while soaking your cares away. While you may be close to the city, you’ll feel as if you’re worlds away.

Downtown Kent Waterfront Real Estate

Kent is located about midway between Seattle and Tacoma and offers some limited downtown Kent waterfront real estate along the Green River. Residents here can enjoy being just steps away from the revitalized core along with the sights and sounds of the water, and perhaps the opportunity to hook everything from cutthroat and rainbow trout to largemouth and smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, perch and white catfish. Those with properties here also have easy access to the more than 10 miles of the paved Green River Trail that runs along the river’s east banks, offering spectacular views of Mount Rainier while biking, walking or jogging. Along the way there is public art and a wide variety of bird and wildlife species to watch for as well as numerous spots for a picnic. The city hosts more than 70 parks, mini-parks, skate parks and playing fields, bringing endless opportunities for recreational activities or simply relaxing in an oasis of nature. 

With Downtown Kent waterfront real estate, you’ll be close to a wide range of shopping and dining opportunities. In fact, there are nearly 4,400 restaurants within a 15-minute radius of Kent alone and an endless number just beyond. Sports Illustrated magazine once named the city as Washington’s “Sportstown” due to its many sports leagues and top-notch facilities, including the 18-hole Riverbend Golf Complex and the softball and baseball fields at Russell Road Park. Of course, you’ll also be just a short drive from the saltwater shores of the Puget Sound, including Saltwater State Park, less than six miles west.

As Downtown Kent waterfront real estate is limited, you’ll want to keep a close eye out for properties to become available. Condos and townhomes tend to come up more often, offering picturesque views overlooking the river from your private balcony, ideal for unwinding after a long day.

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