The Machias neighborhood is just minutes southeast of Lake Stevens and downtown area which, like most downtown areas, is home to the city hall, post office and library and is along Main Street. There are schools for children of all ages and parks, as well as Lake Stevens, which has features for the whole family: public and private shore lands, sandy public beaches, public boat launches, canoes, jet skis, airplanes, boats, surfboards, rowboats, windsurfers, fishing and horseback riding. The Lake Mall Shopping Center is also minutes north which has several shopping and dining options. There is something for everyone in the Machias neighborhood.
Real estate in the Machias neighborhood feature homes and lots for sale that range from medium (3 or 4 bedroom) to larger (4+ bedroom) family homes. This suburban neighborhood has lots for sale that allow you to build your dream home, just outside the town enough for a more quiet lifestyle without being isolated. Many of the homes for sale have new or updated features and appliances, including: granite counters, wood floors, fireplaces or soaking tubs. Some of the homes for sale are new, built in 2014, and built in the South Lake Vista Community.