Newcastle is one of the Eastside’s most desirable communities. Its central location near the crossroads of I-405 and I-90 provides easy access to fine shopping and dining, and borders some of the region’s most spectacular scenery. Passing through Newcastle’s downtown core, Coal Creek Parkway serves as a vital Eastside transportation link to the area’s major employers.
Situated on Lake Washington’s eastern shore, this inviting community offers a mix of well established neighborhoods, newer high end housing developments and multi family residences. As the population grows, the city continues to add new housing and business options. The most extensive development in the city’s history, an Avalon Bay Community, will add businesses, residences, and public amenities. Aegis Gardens, a new Asian culture senior living facility, is also under construction, and two new apartment developments are moving forward.
Newcastle is the proud home of The Golf Club at Newcastle, an award winning, tournament caliber complex with panoramic Seattle and Olympic Mountains views. Newcastle also has a farmer’s market, urgent care facility, historic cemetery, new public library, new middle school, Coal Creek YMCA and Regency Newcastle Senior Center. Newcastle’s extensive network of trails links its neighborhoods and connects to regional trail systems and Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park. The City’s 40 acres of developed parks include scenic Lake Boren Park, site of annual Concerts in the Park, a Fourth of July fireworks display and Newcastle Days, a fun summer festival.
The people who call Newcastle home are what truly sets the city apart. Non profit and volunteer groups such as Newcastle Trails, the Newcastle Historical Society, Weed Warriors and Newcastle Chamber of Commerce actively contribute to the community.