Mercer Island Madrona Crest Real Estate

Madrona Crest is a small neighborhood on Mercer Island’s mid-Island district between SE. 40th St. and SE. 36th St., between 84th Ave., Southeast on the west and the Gallagher Hill Road to the east. This small 9 to 10 block neighborhood is primarily residential bordering the Gallagher Hill open space on the east and Clise Park on the west.


Like many of the micro-neighborhoods of Mercer Island, Madrona Crest is a quiet community of single-family homes. Most of these homes range from 900 ft.² to 8500 ft.² with two bedrooms and up to seven bedroom layouts.

Home prices are between $700,000 and $3 million based on size, age, and condition. At any given time there are about 2 to 5 properties for sale in the Madrona Crest neighborhood.

One of the most predominant features of Madrona Crest is its revitalization projects. Many of the older homes are being torn down and replaced by new construction or being completely remodeled. JayMarc Homebuilders are particularly active in this transition of Madrona Crest. In addition to homes, the city of Mercer Island has been a pivotal part of this revitalization project installing new water pipes and water mains over the last couple of years. There have been several water system and stormwater improvements, sidewalk and roadway improvements since 2016.

Besides residential homes, the Clise Park offers a quiet and elegant Park of nearly 2 acres winding through natural growth of local trees, plants, and shrubs. Obviously, the name of the community signifies the plentiful Madrona trees that are grown in this area.

You’re not likely to find a lot of homeowner associations in Madrona Crest. Most homes are custom-built on individual lots however, you might find the occasional 3 to 4 home Association, and in which case, association dues are typically not more than $25 per month.


Madrona Crest is part of the Mercer Island school district and residents are served by the Northwood elementary school, the Islander middle school, and the Mercer Island high school.

Why choose Madrona Crest?

This is centrally located neighborhood has a wide range of prices, so whether you’re looking for a $500,000 starter home, or a $4 million luxury new construction property, you’re likely to find it in this small neighborhood. It provides easy access to I5 and downtown Mercer Island but yet is primarily residential.

For more information on the homes and real estate in Madrona Crest please contact my office at any time or schedule your showing below through any one of the current listings available in Madrona Crest.