The Highlands at Newcastle is a premiere neighborhood located in the Seattle suburb of Newcastle, Washington. The area is known for its 152 luxury homes nestled on larger lots, all bordering wooded greenbelt. Multiple parks and play areas dot the neighborhood. Cougar Mountain serves as a lush backdrop to the residences, with views of Mount Rainier to the southeast. Miles of trails surround the neighborhood, connecting with the 3,000 acre Cougar Mountain Wildland Park and its 40 miles of hiking and equestrian trails. The neighborhood has a variety of social activities such as an Easter egg hunt, Fourth of July kids parade, Bunco group (a dice game), block party and ladies' night.
One neighbor says "It is kind of like an old-fashioned neighborhood — people actually know who their neighbors are."