When your aim is set to Washington and the Island life is calling, Mercer Island may be the perfect place to put down roots. Enveloped by King County in the southern portion of Lake Washington, sandwiched between Seattle on the west and Bellevue to the east, Mercer Island is connected to the mainland by floating bridges.
Mercer Island’s population exceeds 22,000, and rants the most populated island in a lake within the US, but maintains a small-town charm that boasts safety and community spirit.
The island is 13.11 square miles, almost evenly split between land and water. Several parks pepper the community to offer a plethora of outdoor recreation. Luther Burbank Park, Aubrey Davis Park, Pioneer Park, and Clarke beach are among the most popular, with a multitude of smaller parks throughout the community. Park recreation includes boat docks, fishing piers, swimming beaches, sports fields, and dog parks. Additionally, there are equestrian, bike, and hiking trails meandering through the community.
Mercer Island School District is home to four primary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one alternative secondary school. Although part of a public school district, the school spirit reflects that of a private school experience with education being of great value to the entire community.
The climate on Mercer Island embraces the four seasons with a combination of rain, snow, and sunshine. The area receives approximately 36 inches of rain annually, and 11 inches of snow. The year is split nearly in half presenting around 155 days with measurable precipitation and 156 days of sunshine. Summer highs are around 75 degrees with winter lows dropping to 37 degrees.
Mercer Island, the fifth highest per capita income in Washington, is a safe island community where the residents call each other by name. The Island life is calling.
Call The Eastside Real Estate Team today at 425-200-4093 to tour available houses for sale in Mercer Island.
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