Queensgate is a primarily residential neighborhood along Brickyard Road in southeastern Bothell. It is bordered to the north by the Sammamish River and State Route 522 (SR-522); to the east by 124th Avenue NE, which is also the border of the City of Woodinville; to the south by the Tolt River Pipe Line; and to the west by Interstate 405 (I-405).
The majority of this neighborhood is characterized by single family residential areas with pockets of multi-family residential, general commercial, and neighborhood businesses. The existing residential developments within Queensgate vary from single family site built and mobile home subdivisions at a minimum lot size of 9,600 square feet to multi-family developments at one dwelling unit per 900 square feet of site area. The residential areas are interspersed with tracts of designated open space within PUD developments, vacant properties, and underdeveloped land.
Queensgate is home to two schools. Woodmoor Elementary School is located on the southwest corner of NE 160th Street and 124th Avenue NE. Northshore Junior High School is adjacent to and west of the elementary school.
Parks and Open Space
Currently, Queensgate contains regional and neighborhood parks, designated passive open space, and other public recreational areas. Brickyard Road Neighborhood Park, located at 16800 Brickyard Road NE, is 3.6 acres in size and includes a sports court, playground, picnic facilities, and open space. East Norway Hill Neighborhood Park consists of 24.3 acres and is located south of Northshore Junior High School, west of 124th Avenue NE, and north of the Tolt River Pipeline. The regional King County park land includes the Sammamish River Trail with 3.3 acres of passive open space. Other public recreational areas are located at Northshore Junior High School and Woodmoor Elementary School which total approximately 6 acres for use during non-school hours or events.