Centrally located between Seattle and Bellevue is the beautiful city of Mercer Island. Home to 22,000+ residents, Mercer Island is the most populated lake-bound island in the United States, and its 98040 zip code is unique to the city. Mercer Island’s location in Lake Washington tops the list of attractive attributes regarding the “Rock.” In addition,
Mercer Island has a diverse group of neighborhoods spanning many generations of home building. Lush and green, the Island offers and abundance of parks and recreation opportunities on and off the water. Just a hop, skip and jump from the hustle and bustle of the city, Mercer Island has a true small town community feel
Mercer Island Parks and Facilities The sylvan nature of Mercer Island is beautifully demonstrated within the well-maintained park and trail system on the island. Hike, bike, walk, play, watch nature, swim, participate in organized sports – residents may enjoy all of these outdoor activities. On the north end, the 20 acre Park on the Lid
In addition to the many public parks and recreation amenities, Mercer Island is home to several well-known private clubs and recreation facilities. Here is a quick run down on four popular venues. Mercer Island Beach Club | 8326 Avalon Drive, Mercer Island, WA 98040 | 206-232-3125 The Mercer Island Beach Club is located along the water at the
Lake Washington (map) is the signature freshwater lake situated between Seattle and the Eastside. It is the second largest natural lake in the state of Washington and is connected to Puget Sound via Lake Union and the Lake Washington ship canal. Sound and ocean going boat traffic from Lake Washington travels through the Montlake cut,
The Mercer Island School District serves approximately 4300 students at 4 elementary schools. 1 middle school, 1 high school and 1 alternative high school program. The district enjoys a wide-spread reputation for quality and excellence with achievement test scores at the elementary, middle, and high school levels consistently the highest in the state. Mercer Island School
The Seattle-Eastside region is blessed with an abundance of amazing private schools. Here are several third-party websites to help evaluate each school’s strengths, limitations, academic profiles, reviews, and rankings. Smart-Class Private School Review Niche Puget Sound Independent Schools GreatSchools
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The Waterfront Report provides listing and sales data for private waterfront homes sited on major bodies of water in the greater Seattle-Eastside region. It includes an analysis of waterfront information including average cost per waterfront foot, average cost per square foot, and average sale price for Seattle, Mercer Island, Eastside and Lake Sammamish.