Mukilteo means "good camping ground," but many would argue it should mean "good living place." Money Magazine even recently recognized the coastal community's unique charm by naming it one of the top ten places to live in the country. It's no wonder: Mukilteo is the real deal, a city that combines aesthetics with substance to produce a community in which residents can truly live, work and play.
Want a room with a view? Many Mukilteo Homes and Mukilteo Condominiums are built on lots that offer panoramic or up-close-and-personal views of the Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound and/or Mount Baker. In other words, if you want a visual treat that satisfies the eye every time you look out the window, Mukilteo may have what just you're looking for. Styles are diverse: homes for sale here run the gamut from turn-of-the-century mansions to cottage homes whose smaller sizes are matched by huge personality.
Home prices, while higher than average for the region, are not as high as you'd expect for a lovely community with such awesome views. Mukilteo homes for sale average $425,000. Another plus: the overall cost of living is lower than in nearby Seattle.
With gorgeous views almost everywhere you look, don't be surprised if you find yourself wandering the city in wonder. But you're never far from the hubbub of modern life: Mukilteo homes sit at the northern end of the region's technology corridor, offering speedy access to high-tech employers, while a revitalized downtown showcases good ole-fashioned hospitality. The city also serves as a transportation hub for ferries traversing the Sound, which make for fantastic and visually spectacular daytrips.
Aside from the sheer aesthetic pleasures of the city, Mukilteo is perhaps one of the more kid-friendly areas to live. Mukilteo offers some of the best schools in the region, along with plenty of family-friendly activities from outdoor adventures like hiking and kite-flying to watching the sun set on glistening water. Also, true to its Native American name, Mukilteo is home to a lot of history. For example, you can visit the historic and picturesque Light Station in Lighthouse Park. Would you like to see a brief City Demographic Overview? (link opens in new window)
Since many residents are commuters, it's fortunate that Mukilteo homes for sale offer easy access. The city neighbors some of the area's largest employers, like Boeing, Amazon and other tech companies. The city also offers a recently renovated retail and commercial center. Another interesting fact? Unemployment has historically been notably lower in Mukilteo than in neighboring communities. Would you like to see a brief City Demographic Overview? (link opens in new window)
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