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Find Your Little Slice of Heaven in Monroe, WA

Imagine a quaint town nestled in the heart of a pristine forest with a picturesque backdrop of the rolling evergreen foothills. Sound like your happy place? Then welcome to beautiful Monroe, WA. Settled at the base of the Cascade Mountains along the bank of the Skykomish River sits this hidden gem. From the outdoor enthusiast to new families to those ready to enjoy the latter half of their lives, this close-knit community is ideal for anyone looking to celebrate all the world has to offer.

The Great Outdoors

Monroe is home to many outdoor activities and sporting events, the Evergreen State Fair Park, the Evergreen Speedway as well 90 acres of riverfront where you can cast a line or take a dip. Lake Tye is a 64-acre community park with a recreational lake, beach, covered picnic shelters that can be reserved for parties and a boat launch. Not to mention the concession building, tennis/pickleball courts, baseball and soccer fields, play areas and ample parking. There is also a 1.63-mile loop trail designed for walkers, runners and cyclists to enjoy spectacular views.

Historic Downtown

Head downtown to find locally owned antique stores, boutiques, restaurants and entertainment. Score some fresh home-grown and homemade products from over 60 local venders at the Monroe Farmers Market. This weekly event is available Wednesdays from 2:30 -7:00 pm May through September. If you’re interested in trying unique flavors and signature craft cocktails, visit Burnt Barrel Whiskey Bar with over 150 bottles of whisky, bourbon and scotch. The Lemon Lavender is a favorite!

Monroe is conveniently located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and State Route 522. Want to experience a little more vibrant downtown life? Seattle is about 45 minutes away. Want to go even further? The Seattle Paine Field International Airport is only a 30-minute commute.

Special Community Events

Monroe hosts many special community and sporting events throughout the year, such as fun runs, holiday events, outdoor concerts and cycling criteriums. Lake Tye Park is home to events ranging from Music in the Park, Movies Under the Moon, National Nights Out, Monroe’s Community Easter Egg Hunt and Shakespeare in the Park.

The largest and one of the oldest parks is Al Borlin Park. At 90 acres, it provides the unusual opportunity to enjoy a secluded natural experience in an urban environment. A peninsula formed by the Skykomish River and Woods Creek, the park is thickly wooded and crisscrossed with a 1.2-mile network of soft-surface gravel trails. Al Borlin offers stunning viewpoints of the wild river and bald eagles in their natural habitat. Trail access and a landscaped picnic area on the southwestern tip of the park can be accessed by crossing the pedestrian bridge from Lewis Street Park. A gravel road along the eastern edge from Simon Road provides both trail and river access for fishers and others.

Garibaldi Community

Garibaldi is a vibrant community coming soon to Monroe features seven home designs to choose from ranging from 2,190 to 4,090 square feet of living space with four to five bedrooms and two and one-half to three and one-half bathrooms. Homeowners will enjoy a great location set within walking distance to a local park and a mile away from shopping centers all while being close to great outdoor recreation.

One of these home designs is Sequoia II. With 2,989 square feet of living space including five bedrooms and two and one-half bathrooms, this expansive two-story home provides a spacious layout with a flexible first-floor bedroom adjacent to the open-concept gourmet kitchen, dining area and living room. Upstairs is a loft, surrounded by four bedrooms with the option for a bonus room in lieu of a bedroom. The owner’s suite is a private oasis that showcases a spa-inspired bathroom and expansive walk-in closet. Prices start in the low $1 million.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be one of the first to claim your little slice of heaven. Join our interest list today to stay up to date on everything. For more information, give us a call at 866-478-1972 or click HERE.

Anna Young

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