Mercer Island is a large, family-driven community. This assertion is proven by the plethora of year-round activities, geared towards families and held of the benefit of the entire community. Founded in 1970 by the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Department, their philosophy remains to assist, support, and develop the Mercer Island community.
The Mercer Island Thrift Shop remains a volunteer-powered organization that raises money to support to the programs and services of the Mercer Island Youth & Family Services department. They strive to provide quality goods, volunteer opportunities that enable people to become active in the community, as well as gain useful skills and pertinent experience, and allow a “place for Mercer Island residents to donate and recycle their household goods.”
They accept gentle used goods Monday thru Saturday, 9am – 4pm, except for a few holiday closures. While they accept clothing, shoes, household linens, jewelry, housewares, collectables, books, music & video games, art, some furniture & home décor, electronics, sporting goods, toys, games, and baby equipment, they no longer accept large appliances, building materials, and a bunch of other items. Their whole list is noted on their website.
Having a place where Mercer Island and other local residents can venture and support their community of amazing. As are some of the treasures you’ll find! Enjoy some time browsing the shelves, and then walk around downtown Mercer Island and play at Mercerdale Park! Their convenient location offers plenty of alternative recreation and dining opportunities!
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WINDERMERE MERCER ISLAND
8429 Southeast 62nd Street, Mercer Island • MLS# 1165333
$1,395,000 • 4 Bedrooms • 1.75 Bathrooms • 2,030 Square Feet • 10,019 Lot Size
A property like this doesn’t come along often! This tastefully remodeled south end home sits on an over-sized, sunny lot near Pioneer Park, QFC, MICC & top-rated schools. Enter to a welcoming great room featuring an open kitchen with bar seating, quartzite counters & Wolf range. French doors lead to a 744 sq. ft. deck featuring an outdoor kitchen, gas heat & covered outdoor living space for year-round entertaining & grilling. Three bedrooms on the main floor plus a remodeled full bath. Fully finished basement includes family room, dedicated laundry room (with laundry shoot from upstairs), fourth bedroom or office & ¾-bath. New roof, siding & more make this a great place to call home!
8212 Southeast 29th Street, Mercer Island • MLS# 1166317
$2,285,000 • 4 Bedrooms • 2.75 Bathrooms • 4,390 Square Feet • 19,536 Lot Size
This masterfully crafted custom daylight rambler is nestled in a spacious setting with fabulous lake, city and mountain views. You will love its light, flowing and open layout.
Step from the foyer to a soaring living room with beautiful picture window, inset ceiling and elegant gas fireplace. The adjacent dining room makes entertaining effortless—dine alongside expansive garden view windows and a handy built-in buffet.
Hardwood floors flow into a stunning kitchen with massive cooking/seating island, slab granite surfaces, high-end stainless appliances and double ovens. Ample cupboard space, a butler’s pantry and built-in planning desk are sure to delight the chef.
The kitchen overlooks a cheerful breakfast nook and comfortable family room with cozy gas fireplace & beautiful built-in bookshelves. Open the sliding glass doors for parties on the back deck, where you can enjoy wide open views all the way to Lake Washington. The classic fireside study is a peaceful spot to catch up on work.
Steal away to the main-floor master suite, featuring a romantic fireplace, 5-piece en suite bath and private access to the deck. Three more bedrooms plus theater and rec rooms provide plenty of space to gather or relax. You’ll the big backyard with fenced play lawn and terraced planting beds. Enjoy convenient access to I 90, dining and shopping from this fantastic North End locale!
UPDATE ON A CLASSIC
2723 74th Avenue Southeast, Mercer Island • MLS# 1167790
$1,275,000 • 4 Bedrooms • 2 Bathrooms • 2,520 Square Feet • 18,132 Lot Size
Nestled in a peaceful and spacious setting just up the hill from downtown Mercer Island, this Mid-Century classic blends vintage quality with stylish updates for today’s lifestyle. Enjoy fireside chats alongside sweeping scenery in the living room, or host parties in the spacious dining room. The remodeled kitchen makes cooking a breeze with slab granite surfaces, stainless steel appliances and ample cupboards. Four bedrooms, a rec room and an office provide plenty of space and privacy for everyone. Step out and savor the outdoors from the patio and huge play yard—lushly landscaped to form a private oasis. Minutes to Mio Posto, Starbucks, Local Market and I-90 access.