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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL
  • Trilogy at Redmond Ridge, Redmond, Washington

    Posted Under: General Area in Redmond, Home Buying in Redmond  |  April 15, 2012 8:43 PM  |  1,865 views  |  1 comment
    Trilogy at Redmond Ridge, Redmond, WashingtonJust 20 miles from downtown Seattle is the active adult community of Trilogy at Redmond Ridge. Set between the Cascade Mountain range and Puget Sound, this scenic retirement destination is a gorgeous escape in the beauty of the Washington state countryside. The town of Redmond is perfect for nature and outdoor enthusiasts thanks to over 12 miles of trails for biking or hiking, sparkling lakes and a bicycle-friendly design. Residents also enjoy easy access to local shops and services, restaurants and major retailers all just minutes from home. Seattle and its many amenities including world-class shopping, dining, cultural attractions and sporting venues is approximately 30 minutes away.

    Shea Homes openedopened this unique active adult community in 2001 and plans to complete 1,500 single-family homes. Today interested home buyers, age 55 and better, can select from new construction or resale homes priced from the mid $300’s to the low $1 millions. There are five different series of homes totaling 18 different floor plans sized from 1,295 to 3,082 square feet. The eco-friendly homes include energy-efficient materials in addition to many other sought after features. The modern designs offer spacious open-living concepts with large windows to take in the gorgeous Washington vistas.

    The amenity package includes a stunning clubhouse with 32,000 square feet of high-end amenities. The beautifully designed Cascade Club is a stunning facility set perfectly in the community landscape. Here residents enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center with an aerobics studio, an impressive indoor Junior Olympic swimming pool, a relaxing spa and a convenient indoor walking track. There are rooms for billiards, cards, crafts and hobbies as well as a grand living room used for special community events and a trendy Cyber Café. A learning center through The University of Washington offers lifelong learning classes while the Tranquility spa offers amazing relaxation services.

    Golfers will be amazed by the scenic beauty of the 18-hole championship course at Redmond Ridge. The Gary Panks designed course winds throughout mature forests with views of the Cascade Mountains in the distance. Three tees offer ideal play for golfers of all levels at this challenging par-70 golf course.

    Altough Trilogy Redmond Ridge is in more of a remote location, there is still plenty to do within the community, in Redmond and in the surrounding cities. At home, residents enjoy participating in a wide variety of special interest clubs catering to interests such as music, photography, travel, arts, computers, dance, golf and yoga. It’s easy to meet people who share common interests in this well-rounded active adult community.

    For more information and photos of this and other WA active adult retirement communities please visit 55Places.com. To stay in touch with us please join our Facebook page by clicking the Facebook link below.

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  • Trilogy at Redmond Ridge, Redmond, Washington

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Redmond  |  December 8, 2010 2:48 PM  |  2,485 views  |  1 comment
    Trilogy at Redmond Ridge, WashingtonRedmond, Washington is growing in popularity among active adults thanks to its wonderful outdoor recreation including hiking, biking, fishing and boating. The relaxed atmosphere and gorgeous mountains views appeal to Baby Boomers in search of active adult communities designed to blend in beautifully with the surrounding landscape. Trilogy at Redmond Ridge is a stunning 55+ community in Washington boasting stunning views of the Cascade Mountains and ideal location just minutes from Seattle, Washington. The city of Redmond is bicycle friendly with miles of paths offering easy access to local restaurants and shops.

    Trilogy at Redmond Ridge opened in 2001 and is planned for 1,500 homes upon completion. The community is built by Shea Homes and offers a wide variety of homes to choose from ranging from just under 1,300 square feet to over 3,000 square feet. Today buyers can choose from among 18 different floor plans as either new construction or resale. Shea Homes prides itself on offering quality built homes that are also eco-friendly and energy efficient. The homes of this scenic Washington active adult community feature modern designs with large kitchens and spacious living rooms. Many of the homes are set on oversized home sites and some also feature 3-car garages. Prices begin in the mid $300’s and go up to over $1 million. Since opening in 2001 the community has flourished with beautiful new landscaping mixed with towering mature growth trees. The curb appeal of this luxury active adult community is simply stunning set against a backdrop of soaring mountain peaks in the distance.

    The highlight of Trilogy Redmond Ridge is the Cascade Club, a 32,000 square foot clubhouse offering numerous amenities to support a healthy and vibrant lifestyle. The fitness center is state-of-the-art with the latest in cardiovascular and weight training equipment plus there is a full line-up of group exercise classes to choose from. There is a large indoor swimming pool with spa plus a convenient indoor walking track. Residents enjoy meeting new people and taking up new hobbies with numerous options for activities available in arts, crafts, games, cards and hobbies. A unique Cyber Café is a great meet-up spot to socialize while the Tranquility Spa is the ultimate for rest and relaxation. Those in search of continued education will appreciate the class opportunities available thanks to the partnership with the University of Washington Center for Learning. Other amenities include tennis courts and the popular Gary Panks designed 18-hole golf course. The par-70 course offers stunning mountain views and beautiful water features with three tees available ensuring exciting play for golfers of all levels.

    The ideal community location tucked away in nature yet just 30 minutes from downtown Seattle ensures residents enjoy a unique atmosphere offerings the best of both worlds. The community is located between Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains with forests and waterways beautifully dotting the landscape. Local amenities include grocery stories, everyday conveniences and big-box retailers all within minutes of the community.

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  • Seattle Area Active Adult Living in Trilogy at Redmond Ridge Popular Among Baby Boomers

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Redmond  |  May 8, 2010 9:39 AM  |  1,360 views  |  No comments
    Trilogy at Redmond RidgeTrilogy at Redmond Ridge by Shea Homes in Redmond, Washington is a nature lovers paradise with spectacular views and scenic surroundings. The ideal location of this 55+ community is just 20 miles from downtown Seattle allowing residents convenient access to world class dining, shopping and cultural attractions. The city of Redmond offers unique restaurants and shops, miles of biking and hiking trails and sparkling lakes for boating or fishing.

    The Trilogy Redmond, WA community features a spectacular clubhouse of 32,000 square feet. The Cascade Club is home to a state-of-the-art fitness center, aerobics and yoga studios, Junior Olympic-sized swimming pool and an indoor walking path. Residents also enjoy being pampered in the full-service Tranquility Spa overlooking gorgeous forests of towering pines. There are numerous rooms for hobbies, crafts, billiards, cards & games, arts & crafts as well as a grand ballroom for special events. Plus there is a full-time Lifestyle Director on-hand to coordinate numerous special events and clubs for residents to enjoy.

    Golfers can perfect their game on the beautiful 18-hole championship course designed by Gary Panks. The scenic par-70 course offers amazing views of the Cascade Mountains. The golf course is also home the popular Crooked Spoon restaurant perfect for a quick lunch or an elegant dinner.

    The homes at Trilogy Redmond Ridge are all built with eco-friendly materials and energy efficient systems making this community very friendly to its beautiful natural setting. Upon completion, the community will offer 1,500 single family ranch style homes ranging from almost 1,300 to over 3,000 square feet. Prices begin in the mid $300’s and go up to over $1M. The elegant homes feature modern designs with large open living spaces and some are situated on large lots with three-car garages.

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