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: $322,373 / County Average: $427,661

Average Taxes in Spokane Valley: $1,258 / County Average: $1,753

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Spokane Valley: $128 / County Average: $148

Average Walkscore in Spokane Valley: 25 / County Average: 30

Average Year Built in Spokane Valley: 1984 / County Average: 1976

Average Days on Website in Spokane Valley: 36 / County Average: 49

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Neighborhoods in Spokane Valley WA

Camden Heights Cascade Valley Mansfield Square I
Mica View Morningside Heights Ridgemont Estates
Timberlane Terrace Twin Bridges

Areas in Spokane Valley WA

A110-069 A110-070 A110-071
A110-075 A110-077 A110-078
A110-080 A110-081 A110-083
A110-084 A110-113 A110-114
A110-150 A112-085 A112-140
A140-064 A140-065 A140-066
A140-068 A140-138 A210-074

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Welcome to this 2 bdrm/1 bthrm Spokane Valley brick rancher boasting some nice updates in the kitchen and bathroom, fireplace, nice built-ins, wood floors, great family room space in the basement, and all on almost 1/4 of an acre; a generous fenced-in lot and one side shy of a full garage...

One owner custom home first time on the market. huge double lot with new shop and 2 rv size doors...

Central valley home in a great location! large lot with plenty of room for a shop or pool...

Exceptional 4 bdrm rancher in central valley school district...

pride of ownership shows in this meticulously well cared for 4 bdrm, 2-3/4 bath home! no better location, 15 mins to Spokane Valley, 10 mins to the south hill. ful...

Unique opportunity to own a large parcel in Spokane Valley with a home, two large shops & zoned as "neighborhood commercial"...

Awesome bungalow in west valley school district. recently remodeled with ultra durable laminate wood floors, large living room, formal dining area, slider to deck and over 1/4 acre corner lot...

Better than new! immaculate Spokane Valley "remodeled' home on a cul-de-sac...

6 bdr, 3 bth, 2618sq/ft home in beautiful, quite Spokane Valley neighborhood! this remodeled home fu...

Great 3 bedroom, 3 bath home featuring hardwood floors, main floor utilities and a large, open floor plan...

Osprey floor plan presold at time of listing...

Conveniently located just off barker, this leveled nearly one acre property is the perfect location to build your beautiful custom new home...

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

Gordon finch custom rancher! this home features a great room with hardwood floors and gas fireplace...

Custom built ponderosa split, over 3000 sq ft. all new exterior paint, newer vinyl windows, updated interior lighting; kitchen w/quartz counter, fresh paint double ovens, trash compactor & stainless steel sinks...

Clean 1950s rancher 2,200 sq ft on .26 acre lot. this home has coved ceilings, 3 bed, 1 bath up, hardwood floors under carpet, laundry chute, 2 fireplaces, large kitchen/dining area, large covered patio, across from centennial middle school...

Central valley school district, this four bedroom two bath home is in a nice, quiet, neighborhood, on a large lot...

Fantastic valley 2 br, 1.5 bth condo with convenient access to everything...

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....

Super opportunity to own an adult care facility in great location with well designed floor plan...

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Discovery Real Estate Group
1009 N Washington St. Suite B
Spokane, WA