Spokane Valley, WA Real Estate

Spokane Valley WA Real Estate Overview


Spokane Valley Wa lies along both banks of the beautiful Spokane River. Nature lovers can enjoy the river within minutes anywhere in the city. Spokane Valley’s central location makes it the ideal jumping off point to enjoy outdoor adventures throughout the Inland Northwest. Fish, paddle or raft any of the 76 lakes and rivers that surround Spokane Valley. World-class skiing can be found at five regional resorts and 260 days of sunshine a year enhance your swing at dozens of public and private golf courses within a short drive from Spokane Valley. Bike, walk, or stroll the Centennial Trail, a paved trail that stretches for 37 miles to the Idaho border and beyond. Hike through 55 acres at Mirabeau Point Park. There is something to do in every season.

Spokane Valley is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States, and the largest suburb of Spokane. It is located east of Spokane, west of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and surrounds the town of Millwood on three sides. The city incorporated as the City of Spokane Valley on March 31, 2003. The Washington State Office of Financial Management estimates the city’s population as 94,919 as of 2015. Spokane Valley is named after the valley of the Spokane River, in which it is located. Before becoming an incorporated city, the area was and still is referred to as "The Valley" by residents of the Spokane Metro Area.For thousands of years, the Spokane Valley area was populated by members of the Upper Band of the Interior Salish Indians, calling themselves “Sn-tutuul-i”, the meaning of which is not known. In about 1783, fur traders from the North West Company began traveling through the area. They called these Indians the “Spokanes” which has been interpreted as meaning “Children of the Sun.” The Spokanes were a peaceful people, on friendly terms with neighboring tribes and later the fur traders and missionaries who came to the area. They fished salmon, hunted game, and ate camassia roots and berries they gathered.

Despite their many years of acceptance of the white settlers, and the calming influence of Chief Garry (sometimes Spokan Garry), the Spokanes protested the loss of their lands by joining in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The final battle, in 1858, culminated in the Spokane Valley with the destruction of over 800 of their horses, their food, and teepees. The Spokanes were eventually forced from the lands of their ancestors to a reservation north of the Spokane River, just west of the Spokane area.

The first permanent white settler in the Spokane Valley was a retired French-Canadian trapper, Antoine Plante, who built a small cabin near the Spokane River in 1849. Plante ran a small Hudson's Bay Company trading post in the home he shared with his American Indian wife and family. In 1850, Plante constructed and operated the first ferry across the Spokane River, the only means of crossing the river in the area. It was used for transportation across the river by Fort Colville military personnel, U.S. Army surveyors, and miners traveling to western Montana and southeastern British Columbia.

In 1862, A. C. "Charley" Kendall established a store on the north side of the Spokane River. A bridge to cross the river at Kendall's store was soon built by Joe Herring, Timothy Lee, and Ned Jordan in 1864. A small community, known as Spokane Bridge, began to build up near the bridge. M. M. Cowley took over the holdings of Charley Kendall in 1872, including the bridge, a trading post and a log hotel.

Interestingly, the history of the settlement of the Spokane Valley predates the history of the city of Spokane, Washington. Spokane Valley holds many of the “firsts” for the Spokane area. In addition to being home to the area’s first settler, Antoine Plante, the Spokane Valley had the first business and first ferry in 1850; the first store (1862) and bridge (1864); the first house (1866); and the first post office (1867). All these firsts occurred before the 1873 arrival of James N. Glover, considered the founding father of Spokane.

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Spokane Valley WA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Spokane Valley: $372,685 / County Average: $448,709

Average Taxes in Spokane Valley: $870 / County Average: $1,306

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Spokane Valley: $136 / County Average: $151

Average Walkscore in Spokane Valley: 21 / County Average: 28

Average Year Built in Spokane Valley: 1990 / County Average: 1979

Average Days on Website in Spokane Valley: 64 / County Average: 75

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Neighborhoods in Spokane Valley WA

Arbor View Base Camp Coyote Rock
Mica View Morningside Heights Ponderosa
Sterling Hills Timberlane Terrace Twin Bridges

Areas in Spokane Valley WA

A110-069 A110-070 A110-071
A110-075 A110-083 A110-084
A110-150 A112-085 A112-140
A140-064 A140-065 A140-138
A211-089

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Under construction! the lansing at mica view is a 3 bed 2 bath rancher with 1456 sqft...



Nicely updated house with a shop. this move-in ready home has many updates including new paint, new flooring, updated kitchen with stainless appliances, updated bathroom, newer roof and more...



Spokane Valley single level rancher on a cul-de-sac...



This three bedroom one bath home has been restored from the ground up and is ready for you...



located in freeman school district, 15 minutes to Spokane Valley, 15 minutes to coeur d'alene and minutes to cda lake public launch. tax classification to continue for the new buyers....



Beautifully maintained ponderosa home on oversized professionally landscaped corner lot...



The victoria - open floor concept from the family room, dining nook and kitchen...



Perfect Spokane Valley 5 bed/2 bath home with large 2 car garage, main floor utilities and immaculate condition...



Stunning custom home on spectacular view lot. sold before listed...



I-90 visibility. just off the barker exit. great for signage and accessibility...



located in freeman school district, 15 minutes to Spokane Valley, 15 minutes to coeur d'alene and minutes to cda lake public launch. tax classification to continue for the new buyers....



located in freeman school district, 15 minutes to Spokane Valley, 15 minutes to coeur d'alene and minutes to cda lake public launch. tax classification to continue for the new buyers....



Very nice 5 bedroom 3 bath 2 car garage split-level home located near the millwood area and located in the west valley school dist...



Struction home built by gordon finch homes in the Spokane Valley! this new 20-lot development...



excellent access to all points including the south hill and i-90. this property is located i...



A lot to offer in this completely updated 5 bedroo...



Own acreage in the heart of the valley! four bedroom home with two bathrooms on 1...



This 14.33 acres (3 separate parcels) only 3.50 acres are build-able either for duplex or single family home the rest of the land is in wetland...



New duplex in prime location. fronts to broadway and one block to argonne...



The safire - features exterior stone accents, a covered front porch, two story grand entry, an office with double glass door entry...



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Alex Ganea
808 W Main Ave Ste 229
Spokane, WA
509-280-8445
509-960-7978