Choose Your Perfect East Bellevue Neighborhood with MN Custom Homes

We love the neighborhoods we build in and we know you will too.

MN Custom Homes knows that one of the most important parts of finding your perfect home is the location. We carefully consider many aspects of future home sites and look for somewhere we would want to raise our families. We love all the areas we build, but ultimately, when deciding on the perfect East Bellevue neighborhood for you and your family, there are many factors to consider

In this article, we will explore the best neighborhoods in East Bellevue to buy a new construction home, each with its unique charm and appeal. Let’s dive into why MN loves these neighborhoods, and why they may be right for your family.


Eastgate is a sought-after neighborhood in Bellevue, known for its family-friendly atmosphere and excellent schools. The area offers a mix of beautiful older homes and new construction properties, making it an attractive option for homebuyers.  

Things to Love About the Eastgate neighborhood:

  • Easy access to major highways, making commuting a breeze. 
  • A great blend of commercial office spaces, retail outlets, and established single-family neighborhoods. The Marketplace at Factoria stands out as a hub for retail services, entertainment options like a movie theater, and many dining experiences. 
  • Eastgate Elementary School, Puesta Del Sol Elementary School (featuring Spanish immersion), Tyee Middle School, and the award-winning Newport High School are within reach.
  • The South Bellevue Community Center on the Eastgate Park campus offers an array of amenities including a climbing wall, basketball courts, and fitness center, along with a range of camps and classes for all ages.
  • The Bellevue Zip Tour and Challenge Course is located at the center of Eastgate Park. The tour has seven zip lines ranging from 78 to 458 feet and riders can travel up to 35 mph on the lines.

Person riding a zip line in Eastgate park on the Bellevue Zip Tour in the Eastgate neighborhood of Bellevue, Washington.

Lake Hills

Lake Hills stands out as a residential gem, renowned for its natural charm and proximity to lush green spaces, most notably Lake Sammamish. With tree-lined streets and many parks, Lake Hills epitomizes a family-friendly atmosphere, providing endless weekend adventures. 

Things to love about the Lake Hills neighborhood:

  • Easy access to major transportation routes and amenities like the Lake Hills Library.
  • Home to the Larsen Lake Blueberry Farm, a beloved community space that offers seasonal blueberry picking and a nature trail.
  • Lake Hills has many parks, including Sunset Hills Memorial Park, Lake Hills Community Park, and the Lake Hills Greenbelt Park. The Lake Hills Greenbelt Park is a 150-acre wetland corridor with diverse wildlife, miles of dog-friendly walking trails, inviting picnic spots, community gardens, and a swimming beach. Lake Hills Greenbelt park also offers master gardener workshops at their Urban Demonstration Garden. 

Image of man on dock in Lake Hills Greenbelt park in Bellevue, Washington.


Robinswood has a quiet and community-centric atmosphere, fostering a family-friendly environment. This neighborhood is perfect for nature enthusiasts and those seeking a laid-back lifestyle. 

Things to love about the Robinswood neighborhood:

  • Robinswood Community Park has ten acres of wooded trails for hiking, paved walking trails, and playgrounds. This park has two fenced-in off-leash dog areas, one for large pets and a separate area for small ones. Robinswood Community Park also features softball, soccer, and lacrosse fields as well as picnic areas, including the picturesque Robinswood House available for special events. 
  • The Robinswood Tennis Center offers excellent indoor and outdoor tennis facilities, including four indoor and four outdoor lighted courts. In the colder months, the center adds two additional indoor courts. 

Image of Indoor Tennis Courts at the Robinswood Tennis center in the Robinswood neighborhood of Bellevue, washington.

Find your perfect home in your perfect neighborhood 

MN thoughtfully considers you every step of the way and only builds luxury new construction homes in the best neighborhoods. Whether you’re looking for an upscale waterfront property, a family-friendly community, or a convenient location, living in Bellevue is a great choice for your new presale home from MN Custom Homes.

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