The city of Medina (map), located on the shores of Lake Washington, is a a residential community of 2,970 people, made famous by high-profile residents Bill and Melinda Gates of Microsoft fame and Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. It offers security and sanctuary, along with lakeside Pacific Northwest beauty. Clyde Hill (map) is known for its park-like grounds, spectacular views and serene setting located just east of Medina and south of Yarrow Point and Hunts Point. About 3,000 people call Clyde Hill home.
Because of its size, Medina and Clyde Hill are part of the Bellevue School District and Clyde Hill Elementary and Medina Elementary, Chinook Middle School and Bellevue High School are very desirable local public schools. Medina and Clyde Hill are home to four private schools: Bellevue Christian School‘s Three Points Campus (preschool-6th grade) and Clyde Hill Campus (grades 7-12), Sacred Heart School, and St. Thomas School (both preschool-8th grade).
Local residents of Medina, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point and Yarrow Point enjoy first rate shopping and top-notch restaurants in the nearby city of Bellevue‘s downtown core.The prestigious Overlake Golf & Country Club is nestled along the eastern boarder of Medina. Its Arthur Vernon Macan-designed, 18-hole golf course has hosted many regional amateur and professional championships.