Commonly known as "Seattle's best kept secret," Madrona is a peaceful and diverse neighborhood located in east central Seattle just a short commute from downtown. Madrona is bordered by Madison Park to the north, the Central District and First Hill neighborhoods to the west, Leschi to the south, and Lake Washington to the east. The neighborhood has a history of various industries that drew mixed immigrants to the area, leading to the diversity that now exists. Residents frequent the popular Madrona Park that boasts spectacular views and features wooded trails, picnic sites, a swimming beach with lifeguards, and play area.
An upscale and harmonious community, real estate in Madrona ranges from thoroughly restored Craftsman and Victorian-style homes to newly constructed chic lofts. Attractive features of homes for sale in Madrona include gourmet chef's kitchens, wrap-around porches, beamed ceilings, Oak hardwood floors, and panoramic lake and mountain views. Madrona real estate is ideal for families and individuals who enjoy community events including outdoor concerts, wine tasting, movie nights, cultural parades, and tranquil parks.
by Charles Burnett | Sound Realty Group