Mercer Island

Eastside

About Mercer Island

Mercer Island was first settled by non-natives in the 1870’s. It was named after early visitors, the Mercer brothers, who rowed from Seattle often for berry picking, hunting and fishing. The first large settlement was on the northwest side of Mercer Island, called "East Seattle". C.C. Calkins built a resort, the Calkins Hotel, in 1889 in East Seattle. This resort led to the development of a ferry dock (Calkins landing), which in turn led to a growing population. While the Calkins hotel burned to the ground in 1908, the ferry service continued, and a small business district prospered. In the 1930’s, George W. Lightfoot began campaigning for a bridge to Seattle. The Lake Washington Bridge was built in 1940, and this spurred the move of the business district to its present location.

The City of Mercer Island incorporated on July 5th, 1960. It included all the land area of the island with the exception of the 70 acre (280,000 m²) business district. Just over a month later, on August 9th, the business district incorporated as the Town of Mercer Island, wholly surrounded by the City. The two municipalities finally merged on May 19th, 1970.

Neighborhood Tags

king county • eastside

Real Estate Statistics

  • Total Listings: 44,874
  • Average Price: $562,358
  • Highest Price: $38,800,000
  • Lowest Price: $14

Mercer Island Homes for Sale & for Rent | Mercer Island Real Estate

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1 – 9 of 168 Listings
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4 Bed • 4 Bath • 5,060 Sf • 1 Acres

$13,000

6430 E Mercer Way, Mercer Island

This Dramatic, Gated Waterfront Estate Is An Idyllic Blend Of Zen Retreat And Private, Energizing Playground. You'll Be Greeted By Beautiful Ground...

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4 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,630 Sf

$1,688,000

4703 88th Ave Se, Mercer Island

The Hard Part Is Complete, Ready For You To Finish This Gorgeous Project And Make It Your Custom Dream Home! Sited On An Oversize Private Lot In Th...

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4 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,850 Sf

$5,800

7215 91st Ave Se, Mercer Island

Live Like You're On Vacation Every Day In This Unique Resort-like Home.fully Remodeled 4 Bed/3.75 Bath Rambler W/ Swimming Pool.actual Home Size Is...

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5 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,137 Sf

$3,300

8852 Se 40th St, Mercer Island

Remarks Lovely 5 Bedroom 2.5 Bath With Huge 200' Deep Park Like Setting With 6' Fence. Play House In Backyard Sleeps Four. New Kitchen With Applian...

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3 Bed • 3 Bath • 3,090 Sf

$3,990

4761 Fernridge Lane, Mercer Island

Available For Rent! This Solid 1994 Built 3 Bedroom Home Boasts Nine Foot Ceilings, Plantation Shutters, Sylvan Views & Abundant Light. A Vaulted E...

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5 Bed • 3 Bath • 3,000 Sf

$1,385,000

7611 85th Place Se, Mercer Island

Curb Appeal Abounds In This Modern & Thoughtfully Updated Home In Coveted Mercer Island Estates. You Will Love The Smart Layout W/master On Main, G...

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3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,640 Sf • 1 Acres

$3,950,000

6838 96th Ave Se, Mercer Island

First Time To Market In 50 Years, Opportunity To Own This Just-shy Of An Acre Mercer Island Homesite With Approx. 103' Of No Bank Waterfront. Thre...

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3 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,540 Sf

$5,400

2246 72nd Ave Se, Mercer Island

Picturesque Estate In The Heart Of First Hill W/ Tranquil Gardens & Architecturally Alluring Interior Spaces. This Is A Unique, Custom Built Home W...

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3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,440 Sf • 1 Acres

$575,000

2929 76th Ave Se (unit 301), Mercer Island

Beautiful & Rarely Available Corner Unit With 3 Bedrooms & 2 Bath Condo In The Desirable Monaco Villa. A True Gem! Fab Condo Is Great For Entertai...

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Listing information last updated on August 19th, 2019 at 5:22am PDT.

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