VIBE – Community ⋅ Connected ⋅ Active
NOTABLE – Connected to the Seattle and Eastside metro areas by Interstate-90, Mercer Island offers a small-town feel with front row commute options that are the envy of surrounding local cities and a draw for many residents.
SIZE – 22,000 residents
HOUSING – Mid-Century Modern, NW Contemporary, Craftsman, new construction, townhomes, and condos
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 where neighbors connect with neighbors. Here’s a sampling of some of the Island’s many neighborhoods (click to see photos and info):
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.
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.