The good news is that Light Rail is heading over I-90 to connect the two sides of Lake Washington. The bad news, according to the Mercer Island City Council, is that the construction will limit Mercer Island’s special access to the highway.
A waterfront estate on the north end of the island just hit the market asking $15,000,000, making it the second most-expensive property for sale on Mercer Island and tying it for sixth on the list of most expensive King County properties.
For all the expensive homes to be found on Mercer Island, there are currently only four that top the asking price of $10M. A new home just hit the market and it's gunning for $13M. The five bedroom, 10,030 square-foot whopper of a residence.
This well-maintained 1973 custom home was built by Swanson Dean and designed by Mithun Architects. It features vaulted ceilings, walls of windows, open entertaining spaces & five upper bedrooms that are all en-suite.
The three big home sales last week happened in Bellevue, Medina, and Mercer Island. The most notable was the sale of Roots of the Pacific Rim, which Seattle Homes & Lifestyle Magazine dubbed it their "Home of the Year" in 2003.
Wondering how this year has been for the Seattle-area's real estate market? To find out, Curbed mapped the 10 most expensive single-family home residential sales that have occurred so far this year with prices ranging from $5.8M to $9.75M.
It's that special time of year once again when you try to figure out if you know anyone who knows someone who lives on a Lake Union floating home and find out if they're having a party. That's right, it's time for Fourth of July fireworks!