Madison Park

Neighborhood’s heart is a charming business district sprawling with local shops.

Welcome to Madison Park

Picturesque getaway perched along a lake
Lakefront estates speckle the grassy slopes of Madison Park, an oasis of luxury living doused in a small-town feel. Hailing from the early 1900s as a popular summer destination for vacationers drawn to its bustling piers, and picturesque landscape, Madison Park is an upscale residential location that lies close to the center of Seattle. Living here, you can expect a myriad of luxury amenities alongside restaurants, a lush park, and a swimming beach. At the neighborhood’s heart is a charming business district sprawling with local shops, sushi bars, and swanky pubs, but above all, locals are endeared with the supportive community culture fostered by seasonal events to support local artists and businesses.

What to Love

  • Luxury living in a small-village setting
  • Top-rated public and private schools
  • Tucked away from the city
  • Classy shops and restaurants
  • Oasis of deluxe amenities

Local Lifestyle

Affluence and elegance are the hallmarks of Madison Park, an oasis of serenity offering residents optimum privacy while not being entirely far away from the city. Every day feels like a vacation in Madison Park, with a bounty of recreational activities to indulge in and the coastal breeze cooling the air. For those looking for a neighborhood where many homes boast a grand view of Lake Washington, Madison Park is a dream come true.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Madison Avenue, on the east end, features a plethora of shops, global restaurants, and spas. You could start with culinary delights like the omakase menu at the artsy Nishino, where sushi combos meet special entrees and poké. Whether you’re there for a bowl of shrimp dumplings in soup or mochi and soft shell crab rolls, you’ll be richer for this dining experience. You can also slip into Cactus with your family for tasty Mexican dishes in a setting with bright decor. How to Cook a Wolf invites guests in for dishes like potato gnocchi, figs, ricotta, and truffles with black manhattan or other cocktails.
Head into McGilvra’s Bar and Restaurant for a hearty shepherd’s pie relished on a casual waterfront table, or go to The Independent Pizzeria for wood-fired pies and tiramisu in an airy, relaxed atmosphere.

Things to Do

Visit Washington Park Arboretum for a walk through an assortment of lush flora on the shores of a lake. This spacious, green urban oasis serves as a popular spot for bikers, walkers, and hikers, taking its paved loop to enjoy peaceful and scenic adventures. In the fall, the colors are even magical and transport you to a whole new world. You certainly want to tour the Japanese Garden for a look at the iconic maples and fish ponds. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this quaint garden perfect for meditative walks.
In the summer, put on some sunscreen and lay down on the shores at Madison Park Beach, complete with a swimming raft, diving boards, and a children’s playground. The serene atmosphere at the beach is guaranteed to maximize your leisure time and better still, there are a number of small restaurants tucked around the corner from the beach!


Madison Park is served by some of Washington’s top-rated schools, renowned for their innovative academic programs and outstanding extracurricular activities. Top educational opportunities include:

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