Lakeview Highlands is a small community located on the southwest side of Mercer Island just west of Pioneer Park and Island Crest Park. This neighborhood was home to Paul Allen’s estate just south of Groveland Park. There are two white pillars marking the entrance to the neighborhood and there are approximately 100 homes in a circular loop with multiple lanes extending off of the main loop.
Most of the properties in Lakeview Highlands were built during the mid-century. Notable architects such as Ralph Anderson, Anker Molver, and Black & Caldwell have been known to create beautiful masterpieces in architecture throughout Lakeview Highlands. For this reason, homes can start anywhere from $1 million to over $10 million and are completely custom. Most homes have beautiful views of the water and the Seattle skyline.
The majority of homes in Lakeview Highlands do not have homeowner association fees. Each is custom, designed by the homeowner and builder, and are not part of any association. Most homes sit on lots of at least a third of an acre to 1 1/2 acres.
Schools & Nearby
Residents of Lakeview Highlands are part of the Mercer Island school district and are served by the Island Park elementary school less than a half a mile away, the Islander middle school, and the Mercer Island high school. Due to its central location, all assigned schools are less than 2 miles from Lakeview Highlands.
The QFC, Mercer Island saddle club, and the Mercer Island country club are located just a couple of minutes southeast by Pioneer Park. This is the closest grocery store, Starbucks, right aid, and a few other modern amenities and shops. Interstate 90 is about 5 to 10 minutes north along Island Crest Way or W. Mercer Way.
If Lakeview Highlands sounds like your cup of tea please view all available listings below that have been tagged with “Lakeview Highlands”, however, there may be homes for sale in this community or nearby that are not properly identified, and in which case, it’s important to give me a call so that we can find the exact home in this neighborhood that you’re looking for.