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: $270,178  County Average: $344,340

Average Taxes in Spokane Valley: $1,330  County Average: $1,447

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Spokane Valley: $107  County Average: $127

Average Walkscore in Spokane Valley: 27  County Average: 31

Average Year Built in Spokane Valley: 1981  County Average: 1973

Average Days on Website in Spokane Valley: 63  County Average: 64

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Neighborhoods in Spokane Valley WA

Aspen Creek Hunters Run Kokomo
Pine Rock Ridge Ponderosa Ridgemont Estates
River Crossing Shelley Lake Timberlane Terrace
Twin Bridges

Areas in Spokane Valley WA

A110-069 A110-070 A110-071
A110-072 A110-075 A110-076
A110-077 A110-078 A110-079
A110-080 A110-081 A110-082
A110-083 A110-084 A110-114
A110-150 A112-085 A112-140
A140-064 A140-065 A140-066
A140-067 A140-068 A140-138
A142-086 A210-074 A211-089

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D 3 bedroom 1 bath home with full basement in the Spokane Valley. this home h...



Land w/ i-90 visibility....



This house & setup on 4.76 acres in the south Spokane Valley is a very rare find...



Well maintained manufactured home on nearly 1/2 acre...



Two spaces available for lease. suite b - 1,450 sf and suite c - 2,259 sf...



Kokomo lot - a rare find here! ready to build your dream home with stunning territorial view...



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see associated docs. segregation has been submitted to city of Spokane Valley for approval. great location for more medical offices. rc - regional commercial. allows a broad range of retail, wholesale, service, and other compatible uses, with a wide range...



bedroom rancher (3 on main floor) located in the Spokane Valley with a huge yard & backing up to a field. this home has been...



This exceptional home rests on one of the finest lots in camden heights on 1...



E river, coyote rock, located in the heart of the Spokane Valley, 88' frontage, public sewer & water, centennial trail water ski everyday, boat dock allowed with permit....



Spectacular views await you in this beautifully situated home...



This beautiful updated 4 bed and 2 bath home has all of the charm, while keeping the integrity of its original era...



easy access--build your home or bring in mfg home--covenants apply--fantastic view--within city limits of fairfield, an easy commute minutes to south Spokane Valley--enjoy rural living close in, possible owner terms available....



Huge .44 acre in Spokane Valley! a true sweat equity opportunity...



Beautifully updated daylight rancher with 5 beds 3 full baths and a 3-car insulated garage on a large corner lot...



Gorgeous daylight rancher w/spectacular panoramic views...



Ally 5 bdrm/3 bthrm, 2,798 sq ft rancher in north Spokane Valley. you'll be pleased as punch over the spacious open ...



Located in a quiet neighborhood, this home features 3 bedrooms, 1 bath in a smart and bright 1,200 sq...



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Discovery Real Estate Group
1009 N Washington St. Suite B
Spokane, WA
509-774-5720
509-960-7978