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Real Estate

JULY 2008

Volume 2, Issue 12

On Whidbey The only real estate guide completely dedicated to Whidbey Island!

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Geri Morgan ABR, CRS, GRI (360) 675- 5915 Ext. 227 (800) 869-7129 gmorgan@whidbey.net www.gerimorgan.com

Location! New const! 1 of 18 lots in prime location in town next to city park. Beach life @ your front door where every day is vacation. Watch boats, eagles, herons, seagulls & watch salmon jumping in front of you! The sunrises are spectacular & Mt. Rainier, Cascades & Mt. Baker are breathtaking, 2 mstr br’s, wd flrs, stone cntrs, htd ba flrs, wired snd, centrl media pml, blt-ins, cen vac, cling fans ev rm, treks deck , Juliet balcony, claw ft tub & much more. Appraised @ $1,275,000 Jan 07 MLS #27098920 $1,095,000.00 An amazing property! Outstanding view of the Straits & the Olympics. Acreage set up for horses. Fenced & cross-fenced, 2 stalls & a lg tack room w/water & power. 2 car garage w/skylight. Loft mstr suite w/view, skylight, soaking tub & sep shwr. W/I closet, W/I attic storage & deck. Wd floors down, spacious eat-in kit, frml din & liv. FP in kit & liv rm. Lg utility rm, dark rm, blt in speakers & vacuum. Cute guest house w/1 BR, 1 BA, kit & liv next door. Main house 2131 sf - guest house 638 sf. MLS #28085204 $675,000.00 Very desirable neighborhood of Ridgehaven. Spacious one story home on large lot backs up to city park. Very open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings w/lots of windows & light. Natural gas heat. Large kitchen w/lots of cabinets & counters. Family room w/gas FP adjacent to kitchen & access to back patio. Located in town, close to base, shopping, schools & several city parks. Priced below assessed value. Leased month to month. MLS #28085539 $295,000.00 Two very successful and fun Tanning Salon business; one located adjacent to KFC/Safeway/UPS Shopping Complex; and the other conveniently located just outside Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. MLS #28026813 $285,000.00

Successful and fun business in a great location! Oak Harbor’s one-stop party supply-n-stuff store at discounted prices. From Windsocks and Flags, Rubber Stamps, Affordable Gifts, to Wedding Invitations. Approx 4,250 sqft of leasable space at $3,500/month Gross Lease. MLS #28007985 $87,500.00


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Custom Design!

• 4 bdrm tri-level home in Southwood • Formal living room and dining room • Gourmet kit w/custom built window & all appliances • 2 cozy fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, skylights, custom drapes, alarm system and economical gas heat. • The hot tub will accommodate 6 people • Sprinkler system is a bonus! • The 3rd bay garage would be a great area for a shop • Min from NAS Whidbey, shopping & close to all schools This home has it all! MLS # 28088987

780 SW Barrington Dr. $ 377,700

What a Deal!

• 3 bdrm tri-level home in L& M Acres on 2.5 acres • Living room with Bay window and skylights • Dining room off the spacious kitchen • Fam rm w/Lopi wdstv & half bath, all on lower level • Efficient triple & double pane windows • 2 large decks are perfect for entertaining and over look the tree house and resident squirrel! • 2 car gar attached shop, parking area from RV, boats, etc. MLS # 28095685

2664 Busy Rd. $ 323,900

Quiet and Convenient Neighborhood!

• Immaculate 2 bdrm home with gorgeous views • You will feel the charm with the covered front porch • Includes all appliances and a single car garage • Calm community offers a club house with tons of enjoyable activities and additional guest parking You can live here and travel worry free! MLS # 28051858

677 NW 12th Loop $ 218,000

Room to Roam! Looking For a Jewel in Town?

Custom Log Cabin Home on 1.150 Ac!

• Magnificent view of Oak Harbor Bay, Cascade Mtn Range and lights of the city at night • 4 bdrm rambler/daylight basement has 2 master bdrms, one on the walk-in level and the second on the lower level • Family room was recently remodeled in 2007 • New roof was installed in 2005 • Both levels of the home have a cozy fireplace • Garden in the spacious yard! MLS # 28060335

834 SW Fleet St. $ 365,000

• Over 3500 sq ft in this Tri-Level home • 3 bedrooms & 2.5 bathrooms • 3rd bedroom & bath is unfinished on lower level with possible huge family room & BONUS room! • Detached, oversized 2 car garage & RV parking • Spectacular River Rock fireplace • Custom painting, kitchen cabinets & wood windows • Radiant floor heating & French doors • Dramatic vaulted ceilings • Wired for surround system MLS # 28103063

2126 Black Cat Lane $ 449,900

• Gorgeous ranch style 4 bdrm home priced at $155 a square foot on 2.5 acres • Immaculate Brazilian Mahogany hardwood floor • Berber carpet and ceramic tile floors throughout • Spacious and open floor plan with custom painting • Huge bonus room could be used for many things including an office or rec room • Both kitchen and baths have Corian coutertops and all Stainless Steel appliances convey • Conveniently located indoor utility area • 55’X 90’sports court which can be used for various sports and activities. • Min from town & NAS Whidbey MLS # 28007592

2716 Umatilla Dr. $ 399,900

Kathi Phillips CRS, Associate Broker, Realtor

SUPER NEW PRICE!

Ashley Lindberg, Assistant Cell: 360-929-0206 • Office: 360-679-4585 ext. #216 Toll Free: 800-225-0919 • email: kathi@onwhidbey.com


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AMAZING NEW PRICE!

Want No Maintenance With a View? • Stunning views of Cascade Mtns & Oak Harbor Bay • Spacious floor plan home • 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths • Cathedral ceilings • Gas heating • Includes all appliances with washer and dryer • Deck located off the dining area • 2 car garage that features a 192 sq. ft. storage area Enjoy a carefree lifestyle today! MLS # 28022419

730 SW 19th Ct. #C3 $ 295,000

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Looking FoR A Condo? Benefits of Condo Living:

GREAT NEW PRICE!

You’ve Just Run Out of Reasons to Rent! • 2 bedroom and 2 bath Waterside condo w/elevator • Includes spacious living room and dining room • Big kitchen with plenty of cabinet space • Close to shopping, dining, city parks and the beach • Seller to pay $3,000 of buyer’s closing costs! All it needs is your furniture, it’s waiting for you to move in! MLS # 28007671

651 SE Bayshore Dr. #A201 $ 221,000

• No Maintenance • No Yard Work • Great For Travel Convenient Condo With Breathtaking Views!

Built for Comfort With a Great View! • Luxurious ground floor 2 bdrm condo w/water view • Remodeled throughout w/new carpeting, marble flooring and granite countertops. • Includes a large living room and dining area • Well-appointed kitchen w/oak cabinets & all appliances w/trash compactor & central vac system. • Spacious master suite has a jetted tub and great closet space. • The deck has a beautiful view off the living room You’ll love the easy access to the garage with plenty of parking and extra storage! MLS # 28007674

1415 SE 9th Ave. #A101 $ 315,000

Look no MoRe!

• Beautiful 2 bdrm condo with awesome views of the mountain ranges and Saratoga Passage. • This top level home has been updated and features a large master suite with a walk in closet. • Full length deck is perfect for relaxing & entertaining. • Front row seat for parades, fireworks & yacht races. • Easy access to the Marina, college, downtown, shopping and dining! • Start the good life today w/maintenance free living. MLS # 28080915

1675 SE 9th Ave. #301 $ 298,000

Kathi Phillips CRS, Associate Broker, Realtor

Ashley Lindberg, Assistant Cell: 360-929-0206 • Office: 360-679-4585 ext. #216 Toll Free: 800-225-0919 • email: kathi@onwhidbey.com


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Acorn Properties

32800 SR 20, Suite 2, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 (360)679-4585 • (800)225-0919 Each office independently owned and operated

Search the entire MLS on our websites: www.onwhidbey.com and www.acornproperties.washington.remax.com

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1236 Dewey Dr

1248 Dewey Dr

1088 Big Berry Lp

470 SW Regency

Omega Home Const. cottage w/ neutral beach colors. Clubhouse, beach & pool access. Mstr ste w/pvt bath, 2 more beds & full bath. 2 car gar, fireplace & skylights.

Beautiful cottage by Omega Home Const. Clubhouse, private beach & pool access. 1st flr mstr ste w/walkin closet & bath. 2 bedrooms & a full bath upstairs.

Lrg open design living rm. Lrg master ste has walk-in closet & bath. Better than new w/landscaped & fenced yard. Great location that’s close to everything!

1st flr mstr ste has 2 walk-in closets & jetted tub. Fireplace in liv rm is lit w/a flick of a switch. Fam rm, office, full bath & 3 beds upstairs. BBQ hook-ups outside.

4853 Reindeer Rd

2716 Umatilla Dr

1881 Fort Nugent Rd

1760 SW Nienhuis St

3 bed & 2.5 bath with a backyard on the 15th green of the 5 star Holmes Harbor Golf Club! Open kit & elegant dining area. Back deck with hottub & pond.

Ranch style home on 2.5 acres. Hrdwd flrs, Berber carpet & ceramic tile flrs. 4 beds & 2.75 baths on open flr plan. Huge sports court. Custom paint & stainless steel appliances.

A chef’s dream! Totally redone kit w/top of the line everything. A must see! New Trex deck, new hot tub, & new French doors. Updated baths. 16’x24’ garage/shop.

2 story home w/3 beds & 2.5 baths w/2 car gar. Hardwood flrs on lower level. Gas appliances & heat. Sec sys w/ADT. Fresh paint throughout. Privacy fenced backyard.

1798 Hastie Lake Rd

130 Crescent Harbor

1199 SE 9th Ave #202

730 19th Ct #C3

Remodeled farm house on 5 acres. Partially fenced pasture & a barn. Perfect for horses! Quiet & serene but only 10 mins to town & 5 mins to the beach.

Trendsetter Const. craftsman style home. 3 beds & 2.5 baths on 4.93 acres with 3 car gar. 2550 sq ft with gourmet kit, office, FP, mstr ste, all appliances & landscaped yard.

Level entry condo that’s ready to move into. 2 beds & 2 baths. New carpets & paint. Great water views from deck & living room. Walking distance to town & college.

Spacious flr plan condo w/3 beds & 2.5 baths. Gas heat & all appliances. Deck with stunning water views, cathedral ceilings & a 2 car garage. Care free living!

$228,000 MLS#28093478 $228,000 MLS#28093514 $264,900 MLS#28035264 $345,000 MLS#28022617

$304,500 MLS#28094346 $399,900 MLS#28007592 $440,000 MLS#28095083 $279,900 MLS#28028657

$484,900 MLS#28057112 $589,000 MLS#28054818 $165,000 MLS#28094323 $295,000 MLS#28022419


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Carmen Falso Associate Broker 5531 Freeland Ave. Freeland, WA 98249

Windermere Real Estate/South Whidbey More info at www.southwhidbeyrealestate.com (888) 331-6533

Beautiful 5+- Acres $249,500 A wonderful sunny, private property, and located just minutes to Langley. Water and power is available, with great soils approved for an inexpensive septic system. MLS#28011420

NEW Honeymoon Lk Home $449,900

Saltwater Homesite $249,900

View Home on 2 Lots $299,000

Spacious and attractively finished home boasts about 2300 Sq. Ft of living area & almost 1000’ of additional daylight basement. Many fine upgrades throughout. Community Lake, Saltwater Beach, Pool and Clubhouse.

Lagoon Point Lot with newer shared 100’ dock. Septic permit is approved & water is available. Protected moorage with easy access to the Puget Sound.

A gardener’s delight, this attractive home of 1440+- Sq. Ft. features views of the Puget Sound & Mt. Rainier, plus offers privacy on a beautifully treed double lot. Many recent upgrades through out, outstanding community features.

MLS # 27201336

MLS # 27152962

MLS #27209823

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who know how to put them together. With Banner, the perfect loan or good advice is never far away.

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Better ideas. Better banking. Oak Harbor Branch & Home Loan Center 570 N.E. Midway Blvd. (360) 240-8533 Tamara Hill Encinas Loan Officer

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Barbara Salenjus 360-331-0186 TBMFOKVT!DCXIJECFZDPN

Like waterfront! Quality multi Immaculate 2-story home High bank waterfront. Four level lots just north of level home overlooking Holmes Harbor. on beautiful 5+ acres. In a Spectacular views of Holmes Harbor Ace Hardware. Downtown Freeland, Totally rebuilt in 1992. Stairs from lower patio to the community beach. Main level with gourmet kitchen/great room with floor to ceiling Anderson windows to enjoy the spectacular view. Granite counters, Thermadore gas range, subzero refer. Upper level loft with master suite with frpl. Den & viewing deck. Lower level with rec room and extra finished room. Enjoy the beach and magnificent sunsets over the Olympics. #28097776 • $975,000

parklike setting, completely redone with new pergo flooring, appliances, window treatments and more. Private acreage with 2 outbuildings, flagstone walk ways... a gardeners delight! Large 2 car garage with finished room above for an office, craft room, etc. Large deck for entertaining. Near Freeland amenities and the ferry. #27190907 • $569,000

and Mt. Baker. New from the foundation up in ‘01. Country gardens with cobblestone walkways. 1 BR with den. Propane FP. Oak cabinets with island cooktop. French doors lead to master with bath and walk in closet with built-ins. X-long garage/shop with stairs to attic. Sliders to deck with hot tub. Community beach access. #28087927 • $665,000

3 lots adjacent to each other. Great investment opportunity in the growing Freeland community. #26187857 • $436,000

LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR Sheila DeLong, Agent LTCP 1796 Main Street, Suite 101 Freeland • 331-1233

www.sheiladelong.com

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Jim Lamb

Whidbey Island Treasures

360-331-0174 Toll free 866-331-0174 Cell 360-320-2534 • jim.lamb@cbwhidbey.com • www.jlamb.cbwhidbey.com

Spectacular view of Holmes Harbor including Mt. Rainier and north to Mt. Baker with a view from every room. Entertaining size great room with open concept, many windows and french doors to a wrap around deck and upgraded master bath. Move in condition with hardwood floors in the entry, propane heat and fireplace. Nicely landscaped with walkout onto the golf course. Inside and out, this home is unquestionably one of the best views and values at Holmes Harbor. #28043683 $449,000

Step out your backdoor onto your boat!!! Every boater’s dream, a spectacular waterfront home featuring dramatic interior architecture with vaulted ceilings, skylights and massive used brick fireplace. French doors, and an outdoor hot tub on the deck complete the ambiance and add to the peaceful serenity of this exquisite home as one of the best values on the Lagoon. #28070577 $619,999

Commuter’s dream (just 4 min. to the ferry). Level rectangular 2.13 acre lot surrounded by a mix of beautiful firs & alders topped off by a charming white picket fence. Home reflects TLC and was upgraded with tile counters in kitchen. It features new Pergo floors thru-out & has a great open feel in living room & kitchen which opens to adjoining family rm w/freestanding f/p. Great home for entertaining w/a huge yard for outdoor activities. Many designer features inside & out. Home warranty included. #27118431 $395,000

Nicely upgraded cottage on a secluded double lot with spectacular landscaping with a view of the shipping lanes and Olympic Mountains. Sit on your covered front porch and watch the cruise ships go by. The home features fresh paint, carpet and appliances. It’s move in ready! The landscaping is complete right down to a fish pond with an auto fill system utilizing rain water. #28104465 $325,000

Incredible view of the Sound, shipping lanes, mountains, and the Pt. Townsend ferry, coming and going. This home features vaulted woodenbeamed ceilings and lots of room to roam with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Bring your imagination and creative touches to bring this home to its full potential. The neighborhood is spectacular and the potential is unlimited. This home would make a fine summer vacation rental because of the community pool, clubhouse and beach access. #27205933 $359,500

Great manufactured double wide home on 3.67 level acres, partially treed. Tucked on a secluded lane off the main highway in an area of 5 acre parcels. 10x10 deck, direct tv available, a new garage added in the last year. Has the potential to pasture horses. New bathtub & surround, vinyl, new dishwasher. A must see! #28035026 $260,000

A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH! A huge 1996 double wide on a spectacular acre plus lot, with some supersize cedars, and a peek a boo view of the Harbor. Located close to Freeland with all it’s amenities and has several outbuildings to boot. One building set up as an office or could be a very desirable shop. Bring your energy and ideas. Finish this excellent property and achieve its full potential. This is the ultimate cosmetic fixer. #27203250 $239,500

A mesmerizing view across Useless Bay to mountains and Seattle skyline from this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home nearing completion in the Useless Bay Colony. So many features and custom touches to list... must see to appreciate. Sitting on a large lot (.32 acre), this new home has a wine cellar, media room, all stainless appliances. Useless Bay Colony golf membership with amenities of the Country Club included. #27205918 $799,500

Contingent

Westside shipping lane view between the trees from this home on over 1/2 acre lot in a nice neighborhood not far from Freeland. #27199163 $209,900

Commercial

Commercial property located in Greenbank. 1.04 acres located right on the highway with an income producing tenant. Currently rented. Additional building space with partial views of Holmes Harbor and the Cascade Mountains. Next to the landmark Greenbank Store. High visibility. #28081474 $335,000

Commercial Commercial! Commercial! Commercial! Endless possibilities, located in the heart of fast growing Freeland on .44 of an acre with 6606 square foot building. The development potential for this location is limited only by your imagination. Has been recently operated as a convenience store, gas station, parts house, and an auto repair center. This one has it all...visibility, access and location! #28067167 $550,000

Land Nicely treed level lot in an area of upscale homes on larger lots. Septic site registration on file with county. Here is your opportunity to own a buildable lot in a great area just a short distance to the town of Coupeville with bank, grocery store, restaurants and all the amenities. Additionally the larger town on the Island, Oak Harbor, is just a 15 minute to 20 minute drive to major shopping area. #28097854 $99,000


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