Gold Creek - Quality Homes Near Mill Creek - Snohomish, Washington
Just a few minutes east of Mill Creek is a neighborhood called Gold Creek, where pride of ownership is probably an understatement. Manicured yards, well-kept houses, and friendly neighbors all contribute to Gold Creek's upscale character. Gold Creek provides a nice suburban environment that's still close to amenities. This well-planned community offers a high quality living experience and home prices to fit a large range of budgets, with selling prices ranging from the mid $300's to the high $500's.
Throughout Gold Creek you'll find wide roads, sidewalks, walking trails, parks with baseball fields, basketball courts and tennis courts, and landscaped common areas. Gold Creek is made up of two sectors: The "older" sector on the west side with 453 homes built in the early 90's, and the "newer" sector on the east side with 247 homes built in the late 90's through the early 2000's. The lots are fairly large, averaging around 10,000 square feet. Several acres of the Gold Creek neighborhood are set aside as native growth and wildlife protected areas and 50-foot wide green belt buffer areas.
Bordering part of Gold Creek on the north is Willis Tucker Park, an 84-acre park with an activity center, amphitheater, baseball fields, basketball court, 4.5 acre off-leash dog area, picnic shelters, playground, water park, and walking trails. During the summer, the park hosts a movie night at the amphitheater each week. On sunny summer days, the water park and the playground are bustling with children. If you have a dog, the off-leash dog park is the best in the area. There's even a "shy dog" area separated from the main dog park for dogs that are bit more timid.
Approximately a mile away is the newly renovated Mill Creek Family YMCA. With over 39,000 square feet of state-of-the-art facility space and all new equipment, this YMCA branch is one of the nicest in the area.
Gold Creek is managed by two separate homeowner associations. The older west sector is managed by Gold Creek Homeowner's Association and the newer east sector is managed by Sector 2A at Snohomish Cascade Association. Gold Creek is bordered by The Falls, Silver Firs, and Willis Tucker Park on the north, Silver Firs on the west, multi-acre lots separated by a vegetation buffer on the south, and multi-acre lots of City Farms and Alderwood Water District property on the east.
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Authored by David Monroe, Realtor and Pre-Foreclosure and Short Sale Specialist.
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Copyright (c) 2010 by David Monroe (Home4Investment Team at Keller Williams Seattle Metro West).
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