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Forest Ridge Real Estate & MLS Listings
The Forest Ridge neighborhood in Bellevue is located on a ridge along both the north & south sides of Forest Drive SE, between the popular neighborhoods of Somerset and Lakemont. Many homes in the Forest Ridge community back-up to Coal Creek Park, which is also connected to the Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park. Forest Ridge residents enjoy easy access to either Bellevue or Seattle, via Interstate 405 to the west, or I-90 via Lakemont Blvd SE to the east. Homes for sale in Forest Ridge range from the low 400's to the millions. More about Forest Ridge
Forest Ridge was built-out over several years from the late 1970's thru the late 1990's. However, the most active period of new home construction was in a period from 1984 - 1992. Homes vary greatly in size, ranging from just under 2000 square feet to well over 4000 square feet for a few of the custom or luxury homes. Accordingly, Forest Ridge home prices vary greatly, from the mid $500's, with larger homes with views approaching one million or more. The housing market is very active in Forest Ridge, with homes selling quickly - and in recent times, most homes were under contract in less than two weeks, with many selling in only a few days.
The Forest Ridge community has several distinct subdivisions that were developed over the years, each with their own character, including Forest Ridge Estates, Forest Park, Amherst, Forest Hills, Forest Glen and Forest Park Meadows. Other nearby neighborhoods include Summit Ridge and Westwood Highlands.
Forest Ridge neighborhoods are served by both the Bellevue School District, and the Issaquah School District, and is served locally by Cougar Ridge Elementary for those in the Issaquah district. Home buyers in this area of Bellevue should always verify with the school district regarding school attendance boundaries.