Madison Park Community Info –
The Madison Park neighborhood could be considered an urban retreat, as it’s close to downtown Seattle and yet maintains the feeling of a lovely, slow-paced residential area. It is located just south of the 520 bridge and features stunning homes and condos with gorgeous views of the mountains and lake. Part of Seattle’s Central District, Madison Park has an upscale commercial district that is both a draw to the neighborhood and greatly treasured by those who live nearby. Many of it’s coveted local restaurants draw people from all over the region. Residents often express that everything they need is nearby so they don’t need to leave the peace and tranquility of the community! In addition to its stately homes and many condominiums, the prestigious neighborhood of Broadmoor, with its infamous golf course, is located here.
The park, from which the neighborhood derives its name, is a well-maintained green space that leads to a sandy beach on the shores of Lake Washington. The 230 acre Washington Park Arboretum is also a neighborhood draw. In fact, the Arboretum is considered one of the finest public gardens nation-wide; it features a botanical garden with plants native to the PNW and a formal Japanese garden. Check out this recent Seattle Times article about Madison Park.