Page 1

Real Estate in the


San Juan Islands

Properties Bought & Sold…page 6

Island Group


Your own private island in one of the most beautiful places on earth, the Sucia Island archipelago. Situated in the Salish Sea, one of the world largest and biologically rich inland seas. The Coast Salish Indians called this area the birthplace of man. Commune with nature on this 2 acre island surrounded by national park, just across the bay from the dock at Fossil Bay. A small A frame camping cabin awaits your finishing touches for a perfect weekend getaway. This island is just a quick boat ride from Bellingham, approximately 16 miles west. MLS#402987 Offered at $875,000

Dedicated to the Extraordinary. The Exceptional. The Unique.

Custom 5100 sq.ft home on 8.5 acres w/sweeping territorial views from Mt Baker to Olympic Mountain Range. End of the road privacy with lots of sun & natural landscaping. Features lg living room that takes advantage of the view. Gourmet kitchen w/dining area & breakfast nook. Master suite on main floor has sitting area with soapstone fire place. Upstairs is a large family room w/2 bedrooms on either side w/ ensuite bathroom. Wrap around deck w/ eating area. Separate detached studio w/ bath for guest quarters. MLS#326564 Offered at $843,125

“OUTLOOK” was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Falling Water”. Exceptional attention to detail with classic touches throughout. The home features a large living room with a wood burning fireplace that can also be seen from the kitchen. Spacious decks provide ample room to entertain and enjoy the views. Stairs off the kitchen land on the reflecting pool with a waterfall. There are two bedrooms on the main level and a master suite above with fireplace, office and separate bathrooms. Located on 5 acres. MLS#319255 Offered at $1,250,000

Paul LeBaron, Owner / Broker 360-378-7646 paul@sanjuans.com

Architects home custom built in 2004. Great room with views to Vancouver Island. Spectacular kitchen with top of the line appliances, large walk in pantry with wine cellar. Large protected deck with fireplace and views over Mitchell Bay. Master suite with fireplace, large bathroom with SOK tub, steam shower and walk in closet. Two additional bedrooms up with full bath and library/exercise. Family room down with separate office. Large green house, 24 feet on dock and 13 acres of common area.

Tranquil 7+ acre retreat majestically situated on Jensen Bay. Exceptional attention to detail will inspire the most discriminating buyer. The main house features steel construction, state of the art audio visual, seven zone geothermal systems, safe room, wine cellar, and a chef’s kitchen with greenhouse. A separate two bedroom log guest house with 500 feet of waterfront and large boat house . This is a very rare opportunity to acquire a truly unique haven and enjoy the very finest of island lifestyle.

MLS#405917 Offered at $1,650,000

MLS#361412 Offered at $6,500,000

1 SPRING STREET • PO BOX 777 • FRIDAY HARBOR, WA 98250 • 360-378-7646 • FAX: 360-378-3946 • WWW.ISLANDGROUPSIR.COM © MMVI Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty® is a licensed trademark to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates, Inc. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated, Except Offices Owned And Operated By NRT Incorporated.

Page 2 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

san juan island See all listings at


Nancy Young 360-317-1755

105 Spring Street, PO Box 100, Friday Harbor, WA 98250






West side waterfront property that includes 150’+/- of beach, tidelands & a mooring buoy. Custom 2 bedroom home with loft/den plus detached garage/shop with RV parking that includes 720+/- sq ft guest house. #338487 $1,250,000

Charming waterfront property on Shaw Island. Private 2-story 2 bed/2 bath on 4.5+/- acres with cove beach, 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors & much more. #379130 $875,000

Roche Harbor Condo 2-bedroom ground level unit and waterfront location. Fabulous views, 40’ slip at private marina, enjoy all resort amenities! #132758 $795,000

Lakefront farm with 900’ of frontage. 2-bedroom home with office, fireplace, overhang porch with plank & cork flooring. On over 9 acres with western views. #347013 $599,000

Waterfront home on Mitchell Bay with over 200’ of low-bank shoreline & attached garage, 3 bed/3 bath, 2 fenced gardens & much more. #398525 $599,000

Premier view lot on San Juan Island. Southwestfacing parcel partially sloped with breathtaking 180 degree views of mountains, Victoria & the straits. Has shared well with seller financing available. #337121 $575,000

Beach access outstanding 3 bed/2.5 bath water view home with 2850+/- sq ft, a bonus room plus beautiful hardwoods & marble counters. Just 1 block from premier beach. #369321 $549,000

Classic & cozy log home with sweeping views of the Cascades, Mt. Baker & San Juan Valley. Two bedrooms, two baths with great room & detached 2-car garage on .95+/- acres. #320275 $479,000

Great view of the harbor from this 50’s vintage home with 1600± sf, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and a 2-car garage built in 2007. Close to town center & ferry. #28110293 $397,500

2 bed/2 bath waterfront condominium at Roche Harbor with loft and lock-off bedroom. 2 fireplaces, deck and views into resort and marina. Good income property. #29033004 $345,000

Charming cottage on Orcas Island. 2 bed/1.75 bath with vaulted ceilings, hemlock trim & beautifully landscaped. Includes access to commons area such as lake, beach, hiking trails, etc. #353215 $339,000

Fabulous harbor view lot in the old part of Friday Harbor. Views in 2 directions. .37+/- of an acre, one of last vacant lots in this part of town. Double-sized lot with access from 2 streets. #83797 $290,000

Beautiful water view lots on the west side. Well and septic permit completed. Enjoy beautiful sunsets & whale watching. Close to Lime Kiln State Park. #337116 $230,000 & $279,900

Prime Location 5 acres in park-like setting on west side of island. Access to miles of hiking with water, power & phone to each lot. Owner terms available. #27092348 $199,000 EACH

Second floor unit commercial property in historic Casa San Juan building. Zoned for professional services (office) or nightly rental. Lease option available. #67044 $179,000

Home lot near town. Cleared & sunny lot in Foxhall. Utilities in street. Some views out to rural farm areas & forests. #29035386 $89,500




Vintage San Juan Island waterfront homestead on 2 tax parcels on over 72 acres with 3100+/- sq ft home, guest house, shop gardens & 300’ of sandy beach. #339192 $3,900,000

Historic island farm. Special property on 21+/- acres with 2 ponds, multiple barns, gardens, guest house & fenced paddocks. Southfacing with sweeping mountain, straits & valley views. #387094 $1,495,000

Page 3 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

san juan island See all listings at


Sam Buck 360-317-6277

105 Spring Street, PO Box 100, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 BEAUTIFUL SAN JUAN VALLEY ACREAGE Modest living quarters w/ kitchen, bathroom, and living room, attached insulated 2-car garage, carport, distant mountain views, insulated 3-car garage, storage building, RV parking. #214569 $395,000

WATER’S EDGE WATERFRONT HOME 3300± sf, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, kitchen with breakfast nook, large family room, vaulted ceilings, skylights, large decks, hot tub, detached two car garage, and backup generator. 1/2± AC & 104’± WF. #73899 $799,000

LAKE VIEW ACREAGE 4.4± acres, easy building site, moss covered bedrock, Madrona, Fir and Willow trees, road, power, telephone, and a community water supply that’s under development. #351833 $245,000

DECATUR ISLAND WATERFRONT & DOCK 82± acres, 2400’± wf, beach, protected bay, private deep water T dock, 11 buildable lots, installed water system, power & telephone to each lot, metal building, short boat ride from Anacortes. #262118 $3,750,000

WATER VIEW ACREAGE 24± & 16± Acre Parcels: very private, open rocky knolls, conservation easement, water views across straits to Vancouver Island and Olympic Mtns, north to Gulf Islands & BC Mtns, and east to Mt Baker. #114821 $310,000-$355,000

WATERFRONT HOME Magnificent custom lodge with 5100± sf and custom hardware, metal work, and millwork throughout. 17± acres, 925± waterfront with 2 beaches. #28191895 $5,950,000

WATERFRONT HOME & DOCK West-facing, 3073± sf, 3 bed/3 bath house, 693± sf office/spa building, small waterfront studio w/bath, 434’± waterfront, and protected deep-water dock with a dock house storage building. 1.2± acres. #226211 $2,350,000

WATER VIEW HOME Currently configured as 5 apartments; perfect for someone who wants to have some income or restore it to original configuration and have one of the most charming homes in Friday Harbor. #28103385 $835,000

HOME ON HANGAR LOT Large custom-built home, 4800± sf, 4 bed/3 bath, fully finished 2-car garage. 1.5± ac with room to build large airplane hangar. Direct access to Roche Harbor paved & lighted landing strip. #186916 $439,000

ACREAGE 2± acre parcel, 6± acre parcel, & 12± acre parcel; nicely wooded, located close to Roche Harbor. A well producing 1000 gal/ day and a 4-bedroom septic permit will be provided prior to closing. #158739 $122,000 - $243,000

WATER VIEW HOME South-facing with views of bay & mountains, use of 250’± of gravel beach across the road, mature fruit trees, out buildings, asphalt driveway, and a 6 bed / 6 bath, 2800± sf home on 4.5± acres. #260445 $987,500

WEST SIDE WATER VIEW HOME 10± acres, high end NW contemporary with 2200± sf, in-floor radiant heat, fireplace, granite counters, a 450± sf guest house w/deck & water view, and walk to 150 acres of public waterfront. #29052901 $1,195,000

WATERFRONT HOMES & PRIVATE DOCK 3.5± acres (two lots), 400’± WF with beach; 50’ private dock; 3800± sf custom designed home, 1400± sf WF guesthouse, detached WF office w/ 2nd garage, large shop, and more! #86556 $3,500,000

ROCHE HARBOR AREA WATERFRONT ESTATE Elegant 5100± sf, 3 bedroom/ 3.5 bath main house, a 594± sf apartment above 4 car garage, a marine rail, and sport courts on two 5± acre parcels with 899’± waterfront. #162349 $4,950,000

HOME ON ACREAGE 2350± sf, 3 bed/2 bath, 2nd kitchen/bar in rec room, plus a 960± sf, 2 bed/1 bath guest house, a 30’ X 40’ shop w/ concrete floor, and asphalt driveway on 2.4± acres. Priced far below replacement cost. #323742 $565,000

WATERFRONT HOME 1792± sf, 3 bed/2 bath, 1.2± acres, and 131’± high-bank waterfront with views of Waldron Island & the Canadian mountains to the north. RV parking. Close to a waterfront county park. #344185 $725,000

WATERFRONT ACREAGE 5± acres, low bank common gravel beach frontage, view out of bay; power, telephone, and driveway to property line. Private well and 4-bedroom septic permit to be provided. #255848 $495,000

WATERFRONT HOME High-end home featuring: timber frame, leaded glass windows, slate & wood floors, 3 fireplaces, slate roof, outstanding views, garage/shop, 4.5± acres and over 400’ of beachfront. #309403 $3,700,000


Page 4 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

san juan island See all listings locally to nationally

sanjuanislands.com (360) 378-2101 • (800) 451-9054 property@sanjuanislands.com • 105 Spring Street, PO Box 100 Friday Harbor, WA. 98250 Amazing water and mountain views from this level 1.2 acre lot in Cattle Point Estates. Parklands on 3 sides with beaches and trails. Power and water in street. #28154044 $265,000 The Holm Team – Denny & Judy

Attractive 1512+/- sq ft, 3 bed/1.75 bath home in The Oaks offers a welldesigned, great room floor plan with vaulted ceilings and lovely wood laminate floors. Great storage! Great price! #385533 $125,000 Denny & Judy – The Holm Team

Excellent view of Westcott Bay & Bellevue Farms, private beach access, 3 bedrooms 1.75 baths & bonus room. Stairs to a low bank beach. Boat house/storage & ramp. Walking trails to the famous Roche Harbor Resort. #371746 $650,000 Debra Sullivan

Affordable home in town. 3 bed/2.25 bath tri-level located across the street from the library and close to all amenities. New construction with new appliances plus private patio, garden area, garage & work shop. #342692 $290,000 Debra Sullivan

Westside water view home with 180 degree views. Quality is the best word to describe the custom construction with numerous features. The home offers 3 bedrooms, 2614 sq ft &open floor plan. Additional living space with bath over the detached garage/shop. #320564 $1,650,000 Merri Ann Simonson






Classy in-town hideaway located in a peaceful neighborhood within walking distance to all town amenities. 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths attached 2 car garage. Fenced yard with hot tub, large master bedroom with office space and small water view. #331768 $369,000 Debra Sullivan

West side waterfront parcel. Lot offers 2.49 acres with 341’ of high and medium-bank frontage, installed septic systems, access to the community water system & beach. Expansive views on 3 tax parcels. Seller financing. #409115 $550,000 Merri Ann Simonson

Waterfront home on double lot on Brown island, 2 bedrooms, den, sleeping loft, bonus room, 2756 sf, Island offers caretakers, moorage, pool, launch & town docks. #219424 $1,288,000 Merri Ann Simonson

Cape San Juan cabin with a no-bank gravel beach. The cabin offers one bedroom, a den with closet and two baths with open floor plan, sunny deck with expansive view of Griffin Bay. 131 feet on beach. #123925 $599,000 Merri Ann Simonson.

Contemporary home on 10 ac offers 2 bed2/baths, open floor plan with large picture windows. Quality construction. The site offers a large pond Detached garage/ shop with ample storage. #357943 $499,000 Merri Ann Simonson.

Shaw Island waterfront estate with private dock. Main home offers 2 bedrooms & stunning views. Other amenities include a guest house, a guest studio, boat carport, boat ramp & a sandy beach. #257982 $1,690,000 Merri Ann Simonson

Charming & private home on 10+/- sunny acres with granite counter tops, maple cabinets plus oak & tile floors. Includes detached studio. #377251 $550,000 Maryellen Foster

Comfortable manufactured home has 2 bedrooms & 2 baths plus a separate office/ den, carport & storage shed. Open floor plan for kitchen, dining & great room. Across from green belt with territorial & small water views. #235981 $129,000 Maryellen Foster

Duplex within walking distance to town with great views overlooking the harbor, Brown Island & Mt. Baker. 3 bed/2 bath with large living room & covered deck. #393263 $549,000 Maryellen Foster

Great 1 bed/1.5 bath 2-story weekend or starter home. Features upstairs living & dining area plus 2-car garage & expansive decks on 3+/- acre wooded parcel. #338702 $199,000 Peter Wangoe II & Chuck Payne



A private oasis that you will love to come home to. 8+ acres, swimming pond, meadow, fruit trees, forest, corral. Formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, sunk in living room & large bonus room. Separate guest house & shop. #248155 $785,000 Debra Sullivan







Home near town. 2 bed/2 bath single-level on south-facing 1-acre parcel. Includes vaulted ceilings, attached 2-car garage, fenced miniorchard & storage shed. #329130 $299,000 Maryellen Foster

Low-bank beachfront lot with approximately 375’ of protected waterfront with cottage only feet from the bank. Sunny & level 1.8+/- acres close to town. #64138 $799,000 Peter Wangoe II & Chuck Payne

Page 5 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

san juan island See all listings locally to nationally

sanjuanislands.com (360) 378-2101 • (800) 451-9054 property@sanjuanislands.com • 105 Spring Street, PO Box 100 Friday Harbor, WA. 98250





Waterfront home on Westcott Bay. 2 bed/2 bath no-bank on sunny SE exposure with protected moorage. Well-maintained home offers expansive decking, 2-car garage with transient rental permit and close to Roche Harbor amenities. #293265 $675,000 Peter Wangoe II & Chuck Payne

Charming farmhouse in pristine condition. 3 bed/1 bath with vintage fixtures, fruit trees, shrubs & perennials enclosed by a white picket fence. Pastoral views with pond & outbuilding. #353581 $389,000 Jane Sawyer

Beautiful lot on Afterglow Drive & a short walk from Roche Harbor Resort and amenities. Potential view west over Afterglow Beach, famous for its breathtaking sunsets! Close to community beach & water hookup paid. #26117858 $199,000 Jane Sawyer

3 bed/2 bath waterfront home with views down Mitchell Bay. 366’ at the edge of tidal flats with total privacy that includes a separate artist studio. #397722 $569,000 Jane Sawyer

Craftsman waterfront Home. Magnificent views of the Olympic mountains, Victoria BC & Haro Strait. Outstanding sunsets, with whales & an abundance of other wildlife. Truly a must see. #354358 $1,195,000 Lanny Carver

Exceptional custom waterfront residence with 333’ of waterfront on 2.3+/- acres. Distinctive architecture throughout. Property includes a stunning guest home and gardens. Plus lots of sun. What’s not to love? #236781 $1,795,000 Lanny Carver

Picturesque Historic Farm on 25+/- acres, consisting of fully updated main residence, barn, shop, outbuildings, guest quarters plus fenced & irrigated pastures, gardens & old growth orchards. #323243 $1,375,000 Lanny Carver

Exquisit craftsman home with water views. Chef’s kitchen, huge master suite, large separate guest house, studio, vaulted ceilings, heated floors with custom finishes throughout. Mature gardens, wine cellar plus garages for three cars or more. #353661 $995,000 Lanny Carver

Bordeaux Cottage on the Green. 3 bed/3 bath located in the heart of Roche Harbor Resort with main level offering living & dining areas, fireplace, wine cellar, barbecue & garden area with upper garage. #226717 $895,000 Lanny Carver

Custom built log home on Lopez Island on nearly 6 acres with 382’ of privately shared beach. 3 bedroom & 2 baths plus sun room & fireplace. #403238 $595,000 Lanny Carver

2 bed/2.5 bath waterfront home with expansive south-facing views with gleaming hardwood floors, custom granite counter tops & fireplace. #337351 $849,000 Kelly Snow

Charming home on Orcas Island that features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, hardwood floors, updated kitchen & corner fireplace. Includes 2-car detached garage & partially fenced yard. #403745 $319,900 Kelly Snow

Beautiful, high quality, valley view home. 5450+/- sq ft on 2.92+/acres. Great location & $700K under replacement cost. Future development potential. #222915 $1,194,000 Steve Buck





Architect-designed home with open floor plan on 5 +/- private acres, 3 miles from town, with 3-car garage and 2 bedroom rental/guest house. #403072 $625,000 Kelly Snow

Commercial parcel in Friday Harbor. 1 of 4 available lots offers retail, lodging & recreation possibilities. Close to town center. #403291 $199,000 Kelly Snow

Best location on the golf course! Water and golf course views from this fantastic single level home on an oversized lot. Includes detached guest house. #211961 $599,500 Thane Bolger

Gorgeous, well-designed 3 bed/3 bath waterfront home with master suite plus kitchen with top appliances plus boat house, sun deck & guest cabin. #340390 $1,595,000 Steve Buck

The most affordable waterfront home with a deep water dock. 2 bed/1 bath in a great location on .94+/- acres of waterfront, 1488+/- sq ft of space plus a boat house. #386729 $975,000 Steve Buck

Page 6 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

September 2012 Real Estate Transactions San Juan Island September 4 Vaughn Mason of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 494 Bailer Hill Rd., to Lorin and Mikayla Geiser of Friday Harbor for $300,000.

Ned Morris and Robin Van Hyning of Round Rock, TX sold land and a building, 498 Shoreline Ln., to Matt and Lisa Spader of Albuquerque, NM for $1,000,000.

September 6 Wailand Investments and Consulting, LLC of Suratthani, Thailand sold land and a building, 552 Kelsando Circle, to Ronald Krebs and Barbara Pluff of Friday Harbor for $384,000.

September 18 Katharine Moorhouse of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 3800 Roche Harbor Rd., to Ivan Moorhouse of Friday Harbor for $350,000.

Charles and Cynthia Hashbarger of Ventura, CA sold land and a building, 247 Evans Way, to Fletcher and Zindi Cooper of Coppell, TX for $308,000. September 12 Cherry Schnepf of Key West, FL sold land and a building, 85 Cessna Ave., to Russ Samples of Roche Harbor for $360,000.

Teresa Dowling and Teresa Verhey of Edmonds sold land and a building, 624 Cape Dr., to Northwind Group, LLC of Poulsbo for $125,000.

Kriten Soltman of Vashon Island sold a condominium, 475 Perry Pl, to Richard Coffey and Joanruth Baumann of Friday Harbor for $280,000.

September 5 Debra Gottesman of Friday Harbor sold land and building, 93 Reef Net Rd., to Craig Jordan of Livermore, CA for $205,000.

September 7 Guy Timmons of Friday Harbor sold land only, Lot 10, Buchanan Place on Snowberry Ln., to John and Jacqueline Snapp of Westminster, CO for $125,000.

Stahnke of Mukilteo for $105,000.

building, 116 Rosario Ln., to David Miller and Soyoung Park of Seattle for $600,000.

The Heirs and Devisees of Arlene Forgie of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 1181 Argyle Ave., to Hugh and Dee Forgie of Friday Harbor for $300,000. September 26 Walter and Teri Cooter of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 771 Boyce Rd., to Raymond and Jennifer Pingree of Friday Harbor for $389,000. Richard Millington of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 94 Pine Dr., to Ronald and Janet Ames of Los Angeles, CA for $545,000.

September 20 Sharon Duncan, Trustee of the SE Duncan Trust of Marco Island, FL sold land and a building, 14 Shenoa Ln., to Louise Perlman of Seattle for $404,500.

September 27 William Percich and Monica Van Appel-Percich of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 61 Forest Dr., to Larry and Trudy Kope of Friday Harbor for $266,500.

Randall Lynch of Great Lakes, IL sold land and a building, 241 Victoria Dr., to James and Claudia Cloose of Friday Harbor for $500,000.

September 28 David and Roberta Moorhouse of Friday Harbor sold land only, Lot 31, Portland Fair Estates, to Del and Kimberly Grotle of Metaline Falls for $126,000.

September 21 Islanders Bank of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 828 Argyle Ave., to Hui Xu of Friday Harbor for $90,000.

Orcas Island

Judith McCoy of Kent sold land only, 525 McDonald St., to Loren and Jill Johnson of Friday Harbor for $108,000.

September 5 Lantec Inc. of Lake Stevens sold land and a building, 300 Seaview St., to Port of Orcas of Eastsound for $1,230,000.

September 14 Islanders Bank of Friday Harbor sold land and a building, 154 Kestrel, to GNK Properties, LLCListing of September Northwest Multiple Service 25 Friday Harbor for $380,000. Mark Goeman of Vancouver sold land only, 229 Westcott Dr., USMay Bank 2012 National Association of to Valerie Krueger and Robert Frederick, MD sold land and a

Mary Jane Cheesman of Olga sold land and a building, 2121

Eugene and Grace Beck of Priceville, HI sold land and a building, 50 Tall Trees Trail, to Sara Morgan and Sherry Willmer of Eastsound for $375,000.

Obstruction Pass Rd., to Russell and Mary Youmans of Corvallis, OR for $500,000. September 6 Burke and Barbara Thomas of Eastsound sold land and a building, 145 Sunset Ave., to Claire Thomas, Trustee of the Thornton and Claire Thomas Trust of Bellevue for $200,000.

Kimberly Whittier, Trustee of the Kimberly Whittier Trust of Reno, NV sold land and a building, 6389 Deer Harbor Rd., to Orcas Vision Preserve, LLC of Seattle for $8,500,000.

September 14 Kathleen Taylor of Seattle sold land, 280 Dolphin Bay Rd., to Dotlich Properties, LLC of Eastsound for $750,000.

September 28 Nancy Melvin and Diane Ansel, Trustees of the Robert and Olga Halverson Revocable Living Trust of Chicago, IL sold land and a building, 77 Juniper Ln., to Jacob and Ingrid Kjelstrup of Burien for $435,000.

September 21 Richard and Barbara Sharkey of Seattle sold land only, Lot 34 Rosario Highlands No. 2, to Donald and Mary Carlson of Eastsound for $140,000.

Washington Federal Savings of Eastsound sold land and a building, 17 Bartel Rd., to Rolf Erikson of Eastsound for $160,000.

Vicki Freedom and Deborah Main of Newport, OR sold land and a building, 63 Discovery Way, to Nina Pruneda of Eastsound for $320,000.

John Salvini of Selah sold land and a building, 7264 Deer Harbor Rd., to David Roberts of Seattle for $1,950,000.

Lisl Thomsen of Eastsound sold land and a building, 155 Rosehip Rd., to Casey Hons of Eastsound for $214,650.

Lopez Island September 4 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation of Carrollton, TX sold land and a building, 32 Ivy Ln., to Thomas and Robin Pierce of Seattle for $270,000.

September 24 James and Treena Williamson of Eastsound sold land and a building, 301 Deuce Dr., to Douglas McElroy and Cecilia Clouse of Deer Harbor for $307,000.

September 11 Ted and Mary Whitley, Trustees of the Whitley Family Living Trust of Lopez Island sold land and a building, 127 Lopez Rd., Unit 7, Marilyn and Julie Greer, Co-Trustees of the Greer Family Trust of Tucson, AZ for $370,000.

September 27 Kenneth and Claudia Smith of Vancouver sold land and a building, 227 Bromley Dr., to Stephen and Velma Witte of Poway, CA for $365,000.

San Juan County

September 19 Kathleen Keller of Lopez Island sold land and a building, 1795 Mud Bay Rd., to Patrick and Kathleen Pallansch of Redmond for $625,000.

Other Islands September 5 Brian and Lesley Samuels of Harrison, ID sold land only, Lot 52, Crane Island, to James Shaiman of Seattle for $185,000. September 7 Michael Hodges of Everett sold land and a building, 41 & 42 Thatcher Pass Rd. on Decatur Island, to Myrn and Jacqueline Cameron of Ceres, CA for $70,400. September 20 Russell and Meredith Keyes of Everett sold land and a building, 292 Marine Dr. on Blakely Island, to Matthew and Maria Bridge of Seattle for $525,000. September 24 Lynn Whitford of Madison, WI sold land only, Government Lots 1 & 2, section 29, township 36 N, range 2 W on Shaw Island, to Bryce Seidl of Seattle for $138,927.50. Bryce Seidl of Seattle sold land only, Portion of Government Lot 13, section 32, township, 36 N, range 2 W on Shaw Island, to Lynn Whitford of Madison, WI for $138,927.50. September 27 Mark Wheeler and Cynthia Johnson of Seattle sold land and a building, HR-9 Decatur Northwest on Decatur Island, to Judith Fong of Decatur Island for $550,000.

Area Statistics Report for the Month of May

San Juan County - Area Statistics Report for the Month&ofCondominium September Active Listings Report - Residential Active Listings Report - Residential & Condominium

New Listings Area 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 Total



00 26 26 12 03 01 00 68




Y-T-D 2012


Total Active Y-T-D 2011





Average Price










Median Price

Y-T-D 2012


Y-T-D 2011












































22 01 00 00 89

86 10 02 00


84 09 00 01


163 16 03 02 435

173 15 01 477


$464,594 $974,500 $823,119

The active listings shown are the number of active listings as of the last day of the month. The new listings shown are listings that were entered as new during the month.

$861,373 $433,996 $436,250 $995,000 $852,470

$933,951 $416,627 $263,949 $974,500 $837,680

$872,617 $455,230 $452,422 $995,000 $876,960

$695,000 $359,000 $225,000 $974,500 $575,000

$550,000 $375,000 $436,250 $995,000 $597,000

$695,000 $275,000 $260,000 $974,500 $579,000

$550,000 $375,000 $497,000 $995,000 $597,500






Page 7 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

Orcas island

Find the mortgage that fits your needs PROFESSIONAL • ACCOUNTABLE • INNOVATIVE Available evenings & weekends to better serve you


25+ years experience • FREE CONSULTATIONS (800) 555-7968 | (360) 376-6414 Collecting mushrooms on Orcas Island.

PO Box 171 Eastsound, WA 98245 360.376.2145 www.orcasislandrealty.com

tpollard@centurylink.net • www.tammypollard.com Contributed photo

O R C A S I S L A N D R E A L T Y llc Located next to the Historical Museum on North Beach Road

Boater’s Paradise

Privacy is the Key

West Sound Estate

Waterfront Contemporary

Perched over the water on one of the most dramatic waterfront sites in the San Juans, this single level 2 bedrm, 3 bath home is poised over West Sound and captures the sunrise & sunset. A boat hoist under the house, mooring buoy & walking distance to marina, yacht club & cafe.

Acreage and 1220 feet of west facing waterfront at the end of the road with 180 degree views. Set among magnificent Madrona trees, watch fantastic sunsets and the ever changing marine activity of the Sound. All utilities on the property.

Beautiful 40 acre estate property with 80ft dock, waterfront building sites with utilities, stunning 3 bedroom view home, pear orchard, rolling fields and gently wooded topography and more. Additional adjoining 40 acres with expansive shop, airstrip and 2 hangers also available. Many development possibilities.

West Sound waterfront home with dock, buoy, boat shed, tidelands and guest house in a prime location between Orcas Landing & Deer Harbor. Elegant design features warm wood tones and picture windows throughout. Designed by award winning Architect Adams-Mohler in 2000.





Gary Ivans Broker

MLS# 408920

Deborah Hansen Broker

Harvey Olsan Broker

MLS# 347673

Mary Clure


Lisa Botiller Wolford Owner/Broker

MLS# 221370

Victoria Shaner Broker

Kristen Slabaugh Broker


Marty Zier Broker

Page 8 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

ORCAS Island

Page 9 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

Various ISLANDs, Orcas Island ®

Islanders Bank

“Islanders helping Islanders since 1981”


We take great pride in being the local bank providing our Island Communities financial products & services with an Islanders touch.

Photo by Ian Byington

Large (4 bedroom/3 bath) comfortable & convenient walk to the beach and private dock access a hundred yards away, then return to a water/ island view home with considerable remodeling. Sunny, mostly level lawn for your barbecues and outdoor play. Bring your tennis racket and enjoy a game on the community tennis-court just beyond the front yard. This home has a summer rental permit.

Loan solutions are found at Islanders Bank. Talk with a loan officer today! *Commercial *Consumer *Real Estate *Home Energy Improvement

Serving Orcas Island for OVER 43 YEARS!

Professional Property Management Available

Terry Clem NMLS# 609762

Carrie Brooks NMLS# 619913

Friday Harbor (360) 378-2265

Tony Fyrqvist NMSL# 619914

Lopez Island (360) 468-2295

Mike Taylor NMLS# 720611

Loreen Arnold NMLS# 619915

Orcas Island (360) 376-2265

Cherie L. Lindholm Real Estate ®

P.O. Box 66 - Eastsound WA 98245 Sales • (360) 376-2202 Rentals • (360) 376-2204 www.orcashomes.com



Pumpkins on Lopez Island.

Contributed photo

Page 10 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

Lopez island Friendly Isle Building in the Village






$50,000 below AV! One of the last small building lots available on Whiskey Hill. Community water, community dock rights & protective neighborhood CCRs.

Top floor 2BR/1BA condo offers you a weekend retreat or easy island living. Tucked off the main road yet walking distance to marina. Small Fish Bay view.

1.2 AC w/ gravel driveway to very private building site. 4 GPM well + 4 BR installed septic system. Power + phone conduit installed. All this with owner financing!

$30,000 below AV! 4.24 AC of unimproved land on Pavey Hill. Thin out immature trees & keep the stately ones. 220’ x 530’ dimensions gives privacy. May be divisible.





Manufactured home on a sunny 5 AC minutes from Fisherman Bay and Lopez Village. Includes a pond & fenced garden & has water catchment for full time residency.

East facing 1 BR cabin in a quiet neighborhood on dead end street. 120’ of rocky WF on Lopez Sound w/ views of neighboring islands. Owner financing available.

Side shingled artist studio/home of 844 SF has an open floor plan w/ moveable wall for flexibility of space. Set on 3.5 AC between the village & ferry landing.

Ahhh - San Juan sunsets & glimpses of the mighty Olympics. Nice lot in a small development of 1 AC lots. Marina & restaurants handy at the bottom of the hill.





Delightful 2 story home w/ eating nook, cheerful kitchen, 2BR w/bonus room. High ceilings, wood floors, quality kitchen details. Detached garage. PRICED RIGHT.

Cedar 3 BR loft cabin has vaulted ceilings, stellar Mt Baker views & deeded access to private Jasper Bay. Large scale rock outcroppings create an artistic sett ing.

Fish Bay, San Juan Island views + beyond. Western sunsets thrown in gratis! Vacant lot in Blue Heron Ridge development near Marina. Protected views + CCRS.

Remodeled 2 BR home on expansive 10 AC. Property has a small cottage perfect for an office, a barn, ponds, orchard, woods & pasture for complete country living.





Well built & maintained 2BR/2.5 BA home overlooking Lopez Sound has 100’ WF+ bulkhead. Cathedral ceiling, rec room, attached garage & easy stairs to the beach.

Restored landmark beauty on 15 sunny AC. 3 BR w/ matching fireplaces in parlor & dining. Reroofed, repainted, new appliances. Garage, workshop & studio.

3 BR home w/ great room, library/music room, wine cellar & office on 10 AC w/ mountain & water views. Many extras include pond, sauna house, horse barn & fenced pasture.

‘Top Ten’ pristine & private AC has panoramic views that cannot be duplicated. Bordered by generous undeveloped common area + easily divided into 3 lots.

































www.wrelopez.com | wrehome@wrelopez.com | P.O. Box 27 | Lopez Island, WA 98261 | 360-468-3344 | 866-468-3344

Page 11 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012

Lopez Island, San Juan island Lopez Island Realty 360-468-2291 Est. 1972

Building Lot 150X200 $69,000

Pasture 40 ac. mountain view $350,000

1/2 ac. lot close to ferry $79,000

Snug Harbor waterfront home $395,000

Islandale lot w/ water & septic 105,000

View Home 3 bd 2 bath, garage studio $470,000

1 bd home w/ detached garage $119,000

1928 Farm House remodeled on 33 ac. $550,000

Wooded 5.6 acres $135,000

Spectacular Hunter Bay view property Dividable $650,000

Pasture 16.4 Ac Mountain view $225,000

5 bd. 3 ½ BA home all the extras must see $749,000

Wooded 39 ac. 5 pasture $350,000 40 ac. pasture, well, pwr $395,000

Most of the properties offer owner financing. Call for details

For more information contact Gary Berg at Lopez Island Realty

360-468-2291 ~ Toll free 866-632-1100 email: lopezisland@rockisland.com ~ web: lopezislandrealty.com

Page 12 • Real Estate in the San Juans • October 2012



Linda McMahon, Broker

San Juan Island Real Estate

50 Spring Street, Office: (360)378-3600 or (800)262-3596 www.sanjuanlife.com • linda@sanjuanlife.com

Incredible Vistas, 10+ acres at the top of Mt. Dallas some of the most expansive stunning unobstructed 180 degree + views of the Straits, Olympic Mt. range, Trout Lake, Cascade Mt. range & Mt. Baker. Your own hillside paradise with complete privacy. The views from this parcel are indescribable. Optional building sites, private well, power and a gazebo. #29156670 $595,000

West side Water View acreage. See the lights of Victoria and coast of Vancouver Island to Sydney BC. View international waters and shipping lanes to Canada and Alaska. Incredible sunsets. Lush foliage and wildlife. Camping cabin complete with bathroom, propane stove with oven and running water. One bedroom installed septic system. Fenced in orchard. Close to Whale Watch Park and San Juan County Park (boat launch). #189971 $599,000

Waterfront Living with 208’ of shoreline measured along the line of ordinary high tide and 309’ meandering. This .75 acre property enjoys the privacy of Halsey Rd. The cabin has recently been remodeled with beautiful refinished wood floors, blue stone entry, wrap around porch, tile countertops, propane stove, covered patio and steps down to the beach. Irrigation for landscaping installed. Excellent bay for your crab pots. #35544 $599,000

Private 238ft. of South facing waterfront, 3 bedroom 4 bathroom home on 2.90 acres located on Griffin Bay. Very comfortable well constructed home, vaulted ceilings with rock fireplace, extensive windows thru-out. The European style kitchen has a unique antique wood stove and gas grill. Master suite has a fireplace with a balcony to sit out on and enjoy the incredible views. Pool and hot tub and Charming English gardens surround the home. Short distance to San Juan Golf & Country Club & Town. #145609 $850,000

Incredible Vistas, 10+ acres at the top of Mt. Dallas some of the most expansive stunning unobstructed 180 degree + views of the Straits, Olympic Mt. range, Trout Lake, Cascade Mt. range & Mt. Baker. Your own hillside paradise with complete privacy. The views from this parcel are indescribable. Optional building sites, private well, power and a gazebo. # 390061 $338,000 280+/- ft of spectacular low to medium bank waterfront includes a boat house accessible to the water on 3+/- private acres. This beautiful sunny location has exceptional views of outer islands and sea life, stairs down to gravel beach and rock outcroppings. Spacious 2 bedroom 2.75 bath home. Also includes a detached 1 bedroom guest house with kitchen, 2 car garage and a large shop with 12 ft. sliding doors and a hydraulic lift machine. Close proximity to Roche Harbor amenities. #232667 $1,250,000

Stunning Waterfront

Stunning water-front home on San Juan Island. Expansive views of Haro Straight, Olympic Mountains and the lights of Victoria on Vancouver Island, and beyond. This home is the premier location on San Juan Island for whale watching in the summer. This newly remodeled home features three bedrooms, four baths, including steam shower, sauna, Jacuzzi tub, and outdoor hot tub. Property is a premier vacation rental on San Juan Island. Income information available upon request. #210083 $1,495,000

Secluded quiet acreage surrounded by forest, view of Puget Sound and Orcas Island. 2 bedroom, 2 bath home, backup diesel generator, propane heat and water heater. #309133 $435,000

Timber framed construction, hand made leaded glass windows, plaster walls, vaulted ceilings, slate & old growth plank floors, gourmet kitchen, in-floor radiant heat, antique lighting fixtures, 3 stone fireplaces & pizza oven, stone & stucco exterior, curved slate roof, built in bbq/smoker, 4.5 fenced ac. 441’ of private beach, shop/ garage 45x50 (2 story) 28 fruit tree orchard, outstanding views, 50’ from shore & mooring buoy. #309403 $3,700,000






Includes many antiques a 1994 S10 Pickup with 4o,ooo miles on it and shop tools. Comfortable and spacious, 2+ bedroom, 2 bath home surrounded by natural landscaping. Fireplace and skylights. Kitchen updated with granite counter tops and appliances. Workshop/ utility room with backup generator, new deck, detached garage with 12x26’ with a 10’ door and partial fencing. Walking distance to community beach and Roche Harbor Resort. # 253508 $385,000 Expansive views of San Juan Valley, Mt Baker and the Cascade Range from this Northwest Contemporary home on a quiet secluded 2.27 ac, 8 min from town. Enjoy the attention to detail throughout this 3,384 SF, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, an office, plus unfinished basement. This home features: a gourmet chef’s kitchen Dacor cook top, Sub Zero refrigerator/ freezer, surround sound, vaulted ceilings, and a kaleidoscope of views from every room. The land features a fenced in, raised vegetable garden. #364817 $895,000

Welcome to your 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home in Friday Harbor! Located down a dead end street this home is situated on 5 acres of land, with a beautiful park like feel to it with 60 established & matured blueberry bushes for you to walk through or pick berries from when they are in season. For those who love gardening, you’ll find places around your home to start a brand new garden. Or if you feel more like relaxing, you’ll have your own pond to lounge beside.

# 343172

’ 30






MAKE OFFER - SELLER MOTIVATED! 30x10.23 foot slip #34 @ Capron’s Landing War Bass Way Marina. Unhindered access, views of Friday Harbor, Mt Baker & boating activity. Dues include use of water, pump out facilities w/restrooms, shower & coin operated laundry washers/dryers. Power & phone available @ slip. In addition to a common 3-car short term parking area, 72hr parking is available on street as well long-term parking @ a shared lot @ the end of Harrison Street.

# 358939







View of the Port of Friday Harbor. Great location. Rarely on the market, 1800-sq. ft. craftsman home in town on deadend street. Two-bedroom, 2.5 baths, extra large den, fireplace, garage and basement storage. Spacious rooms with upper and lower decks, patio entrance, skylight above entryway. Vaulted wood ceilings, Brazilian cherry and oak floors. View the sunrises, ferry traffic and 4th of July fireworks from this beautiful home. Close proximity to town amenities. #345113 $535,900 This rare estate property on Afterglow Drive offers 304 ft of low to no-bank waterfront, sandy beach & a private 88 ft deep water dock. Enjoy glistening sunsets & views spanning from the U.S. to Canada. An elegant driveway leads to the 2789 sq ft Cape Cod-style home with mature landscaping, 748 sq ft guest house & detached garage. This prime property consists of 2 wtf parcels & 2 undeveloped wooded back lots. Walking distance to Roche Harbor Resort, a world class boating destination. #365730 $4,365,000

Profile for Sound Publishing

Real Estate in the San Juan Islands - October 2012  


Real Estate in the San Juan Islands - October 2012