Mill Creek is a city in Snohomish County, just East of Lynnwood and due North of Bothell, WA and was originally a master planned community built around the Mill Creek Country Club and Golf Course. Mill Creek is approximately 20 miles north-northeast of Downtown Seattle and is part of the Seattle Metropolitan area.
Mill Creek is attractive to its many residents because of the larger than average lot sizes, good neighborhood plans that include an abundance of greenbelts and protected areas, numerous parks, play areas, sports courts, ball fields and walking trails. The schools are part of the Everett School District and include Mill Creek Elementary, Cedarwood Elementary, Penny Creek Elementary and Woodside Elementary. Heatherwood Middle School and Gateway Middle School are the feeder schools to Henry M. Jackson High School. Gateway Middle School is located just outside the city limits.
There are many neighborhood and community parks in the City of Mill Creek including Nickel Creek Park, Heron Park, Highland Park, Cougar Park and the Mill Creek Sports Park. There is also the private golf course, which the original community was built around that includes many miles of walking trails.
Mill Creek is located just East of Interstate 5 and a major arterial; Bothell Everett Highway also feeds the community. It also boasts the award winning Mill Creek Town Center – featured as the Best Lifestyle Center & Open-Air Mall in Washington State for 2013 by Official Best Of, a travel and lifestyle television show. There are over 80 retail stores, boutiques, restaurants and services located in a park-like setting. It is located just 1/2 mile North of SW 164th Street on Bothell Everett Highway. Mill Creek Town Center is popular with local residents because of the many different types of stores and services as well as indoor and outdoor meeting spaces.
Mill Creek is a highly desirable city, in large part due to freeway proximity, full service shopping and amenities, good neighborhood plans, and a strong sense of community. In 2013, 327 condominiums and single-family homes were sold for an average sales price of $377,934, averaging just over 2,100 square feet and 44 days on market. The lowest sale was for $65,000, and it was a short sale. The highest sale was for $917,000.