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Madrona Seattle Real Estate Analysis

Madrona is a residential community in central Seattle located on the shores of Lake Washington.  Madrona is bordered on the north by E. Howell Street, Denny Way and Madrona Drive beyond which is Washington Park and Denny Blaine neighborhoods.  To the west of Madrona lies Martin Luther King, Jr. Way beyond which is generally referred to as the Central District and to the south by the neighborhood of Leschi which begins on the other side of E. Cherry Street.

While Madrona is located on the shores of Lake Washington, the neighborhood does not feature any waterfront homes.  The waterfront is dominated by Madrona Beach Park which was originally developed around 1889 to attract buyers to the neighborhood which was considered remote.  Today the neighborhood is only 10 minutes from downtown Seattle on city streets.

The homes in Madrona can be somewhat diverse.  While no one ever refers to Madrona as a hill, the neighborhood gently slopes of from its western border until it crests at 34th Avenue where it begins to slopes more drastically down to Lake Washington.  Thus to the east of 34th many homes are larger and have views of Lake Washington while on the west of 34th Avenue houses are generally more reasonably priced.  Still many of the houses west of 34th Avenue have views of the University of Washington to the north and downtown Seattle to the west (although partially blocked by Capitol Hill and First Hill) and are still desirable homes.

Madrona’s enjoys a small but vibrant commercial core filled with shops and restaurants at the corner of 34th and Union.  The commercial core is family oriented , so the commercial district is generally shut down around by 11 pm, midnight at the latest.  The shops and restaurants line 34th for 2 blocks on 34th between Spring and Pike.  The restaurants include the Hi Spot a very popular breakfast and lunch restaurant, Thai restaurant, St. Clouds that often has live music on the weekends, as well as other great restaurants, a corner market, barber shop, dry cleaner, laundromat, and the headquarters of Glassy Babies where you can watch them make their famous candle holders from the shop.

Madrona, Seattle Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Madrona, Seattle

1917 SW 354th Federal Way, WA 98023
Photo of 1917 SW 354th, Federal Way, WA 98023 (MLS # 1363912)
3 beds 2 baths 1,440 sqft $379,950
35103 14th Ave SW Federal Way, WA 98023
Photo of 35103 14th Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023 (MLS # 1361712)
3 beds 2 baths 1,340 sqft $344,950
3111 E Cherry St Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 3111 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1348507)
3 beds 2 baths 1,990 sqft $749,950
67 N Sunset Dr Camano Island, WA 98282
Photo of 67 N Sunset Dr, Camano Island, WA 98282 (MLS # 1360212)
2 beds 2 baths 2,494 sqft $1,295,000
816 31st Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 816 31st Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1361581)
3 beds 2 baths 2,350 sqft $850,000
810 34th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 810 34th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1361226)
4 beds 4 baths 4,086 sqft $2,699,900
1129 30th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 1129 30th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1360703)
3 beds 2 baths 2,340 sqft $985,000
822 32nd Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 822 32nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1360447)
3 beds 3 baths 2,760 sqft $1,150,000
2648 349th Place SW Federal Way, WA 98023
Photo of 2648 349th Place SW, Federal Way, WA 98023 (MLS # 1356895)
4 beds 2 baths 1,610 sqft $439,950
3506 E Schubert Place Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 3506 E Schubert Place, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1354510)
5 beds 4 baths 3,750 sqft $1,650,000

Sold Listings in Madrona, Seattle

939 Olympic St Camano Island, WA 98282
Photo of 939 Olympic St, Camano Island, WA 98282 (MLS # 1349510)
1 bed 1 bath 744 sqft $269,000
1112 31st Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 1112 31st Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1340211)
3 beds 2 baths 2,160 sqft $1,050,000
3015 E Spring St Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 3015 E Spring St, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1334484)
3 beds 2 baths 1,798 sqft $785,000
34923 26th Ct SW Federal Way, WA 98023
Photo of 34923 26th Ct SW, Federal Way, WA 98023 (MLS # 1328236)
3 beds 2 baths 1,450 sqft $320,000
1131 32nd Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 1131 32nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1331144)
4 beds 2 baths 2,500 sqft $1,240,000
1432 30th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 1432 30th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1327578)
4 beds 4 baths 3,314 sqft $1,820,000
1612 37th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 1612 37th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1326745)
4 beds 4 baths 2,800 sqft $1,536,300
1702 34th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Photo of 1702 34th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (MLS # 1323198)
3 beds 2 baths 2,800 sqft $770,000
314 Seascape Dr Camano Island, WA 98282
Photo of 314 Seascape Dr, Camano Island, WA 98282 (MLS # 1318499)
2 beds 1 bath 1,592 sqft $407,500
34913 26TH Ct SW Federal Way, WA 98023
Photo of 34913 26TH Ct SW, Federal Way, WA 98023 (MLS # 1319488)
4 beds 3 baths 1,940 sqft $349,000

Walk Score for Madrona, Seattle



Madrona, Seattle School Data

Seattle School Districts

Seattle Public Schools
PK-12
http://www.seattleschools.org
University Of Washington (17904)
n/a
Seattle Central Community College
PK-12

Seattle Schools

Beverly Park Elementary At Glendale
PK-6, public
Cascade Middle School
7-8, public
Evergreen High School
9-12, public
Hilltop Elementary School
PK-6, public
Mount View Elementary School
PK-6, public
Southern Heights Elementary School
PK-6, public
White Center Heights Elementary
PK-6, public
http://www.hsd401.org/schools/wch/home.htm
Sea-Tac Occupational Skills Center
10-12, public
Bryn Mawr Elementary School
K-5, public
http://www.rentonschools.us/brynmawr
Campbell Hill Elementary School
K-5, public
http://www.rentonschools.us/campbellhill
Lakeridge Elementary School
K-5, public
http://www.rentonschools.us
Black River High School
9-12, public
Dimmitt Middle School
6-8, public
Adams Elementary School
K-5, public
http://www.seattleschools.org/schools/adams
Alki Elementary School
PK-5, public
Arbor Heights Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://arborheightses.seattleschools.org
Mercer Middle School
6-8, public
Daniel Bagley Elementary School
K-5, public
http://www.danielbagley.com
Ballard High School
9-12, public
Beacon Hill Elementary School
K-5, public
Brighton Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://kinges.seattleschools.org/
Broadview-Thomson Elementary School
PK-8, public
http://broadview
Bryant Elementary School
K-5, public
http://www.bryantschool.org
Chief Sealth High School
9-12, public
Cleveland High School
9-12, public