To my mind, Z, you have a choice. You can live in the party, close to the party, or away from the party. You go to NYC a lot, you don't live upstairs from the clubs, across the street from the museums, down the block from the stadiums - you (probably) live in a residential area and GO to the happening places.
Sammamish is a residential community with commercial (shopping, dining, services) and recreational (as mentioned below) amenities. It is not a college town.
See you soon!
As a Sammamish resident since 1988, let me tell you a bit about the place. We have many trails for hiking or mountain biking. There is a skate park if you are into skate boarding. Sammamish is about 20 to 30 minutes from Bellevue & Kirkland where there are clubs and late night restaurants. We have some small lakes if you like fishing and Lake Sammamish for a wide array of water sports.
We are 40 â€“ 60 minutes to the mountains for more challenging hikes and skiing. Downtown Seattle is 35-45 minutes depending on the time of day for a huge array of activities. Our transit system is pretty good but you may need to drive to a park & ride.
It will really come down to what you're looking for. Sammamish isn't cheap, but more affordable than downtown or central Kirkland and parts of Bellevue.
Seattle, Kirkland, Ballard are all within a reasonable driving distance to be enjoyed as well.
I would be glad to tell you more if you are interested.
371 NE Gilman Blvd. Ste 160
Issaquah, WA 98027
Do not get me wrong I have lived in Sammamish for 9 years now. It's a great place to relax and super good family community. But for Singles..Not so much.
If you would like more information on what's happening on the "East Side" ,and how to stay close to your friends, contact me as well. I would be happy to advise.
Good luck to you in any case,
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