About Washington

img Often referred to by its full title, Washington State, to distinguish it from, Washington D.C. offers rugged coastline, deserts, forests, mountains, volcanoes, and hundreds of coastal islands to explore. The Cascade Mountains divide the state, with the damp forested coastal areas to the west, and pine forests, deserts and irrigated farmland of the Columbia River Plateu to the east. It is the adjacent to Canada.

The 2010 United States Census recorded the state's population at 6,724,540. Approximately 60 percent of Washington's residents live in the Seattle Metrolpolitan area, the center of transportation, business, industry along the Puget Sound.  Washington's climate varies greatly from west to east. An Oceanic climate (also called "west coast marine climate") predominates in western Washington, and a much drier climate prevails east of the Cascade Range.

Western Washington is known for its mild climate, considerable fog, frequent cloud cover and long-lasting drizzles in the winter, and sunny and dry summers. The western side of the Olympic Peninsula receives as much as 160 inches (4,100 mm) of precipitation annually, making it the wettest area of the 48 conterminous states. 

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The state's nickname "Evergreen" was proposed in 1890 by Charles T. Conover of Seattle, Washington. The name proved popular as the forests were full of evergreen trees and the abundance of rain keeps the shrubbery and grasses green throughout the year.

Washington has over 1,000 dams, built for a variety of purposes including irrigation, power, flood control, and water storage

 
  Washington in Numbers:
img Horse Population: Over 155,000 horses  
img Population: 6,724,540
img Land area: 71,300 sq. miles
img Capital: Olympia
img Counties: 39
img Highest Point : Mount Rainier 14,411 feet
img Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean
img Geographic Center : In Chelan Co., 10 mi. WSW of Wenatchee
img 10 largest Cities :
 
 
  • Seattle: 608,660
  • Spokane: 208,916
  • Tacoma: 198,397
  • Vancouver: 161,791
  • Bellevue: 122,363
 
  • Everett: 103,019
  • Kent: 92,411
  • Yakima: 91,067
  • Renton: 90,927
  • Spokane Valley: 89,755
 
 
$389,000
Horse property for sale with spotless NW Crastman Home.

Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington


Spotless NW Craftsman. This beautiful 3 bed, 1 bath home will not disappoint. Updated kitchen and bath. New int & basement paint. Master on main with an exit leading to large covered patio& hot tub that stays. Upstairs enjoy the remodeled family room and 2 nice sized bedrooms. Very nice basement for plenty of storage. 34X24 Detached shop plus 2~10X12 stalls. Basketball/sports court. Large garden area. All this on a pristine peaceful 1.38 acre lot. Fully fenced equestrian pasture. Home warranty

Pete Hoberg , John L Scott Puyallup South Hill

1.38 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1 BATHROOMS
1493 SQ FT
 
$789,000
Magnificent Log Home accompanied by Horse Arena facility

Tenino, Thurston County, Washington


Covered Horse Arena, outside riding arena, round pen, 32 Stalls, Horse turnouts, foaling barn, 6 bay machine shed, workshop, all of this leading to Magnificent Log Home on top a hillside overlooking South Thurston County, close to shopping, Large property owner adjacent adds to seclusion. Current owner operates horse activities, however, many types of livestock, business operations, or mini farm deluxe are all options. home has gorgeous view of the Olympic Mountains.

Joy Townsend , Networks Real Estate LLC ( Washington) Cutting Edge Real Estate (Oregon)

40.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2830 SQ FT
 
$899,000
EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY WITH A VIEW - PRICE REDUCED!

Poulsbo, Kitsap County, Washington


Outstanding equestrian and mountain view property on coveted Sawdust Hill Rd. Don't compromise - you can have your dream home and gorgeous acreage! This spectacular lodge style masterpiece has been thoughtfully updated from top to bottom. A brand new kitchen features granite, stainless appliances and a Wolf range. Lounge on the master bedroom deck overlooking the pond and dramatic water feature (the private hot tub is just steps away). Handsome 3 stall barn with tack room, wash stall and 3 paddocks.

Kimmel & Young Real Estate , Windermere RE West Sound

2.79 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.25 BATHROOMS
3195 SQ FT
 
$1,999,900
SW Washington Luxury Equestrian Estate

Washougal, Clark County, Washington


Tucked away in the Washougal countryside, this stately home is 3600 sqft of pure luxury set on 10.54 bucolic acres with impressive valley views. This equestrian estate meets all of your equine needs with a 22,000 sqft Barn/Arena that is fully equipped with a 100 x 200 enclosed/ lit arena perfect for dressage or jumping, ten 12x17 stalls with rubber mats and automatic waterers, a tack room, heated wash/grooming stall with floor drains, CCTV to monitor the barns and pastures, 5 fenced pastures with halter boxes, water and lean tos, a round pen, RV and trailer parking and a 3,344 sqft shop with the possibility of adding up to 8 12 x 12 stalls. The entire property is cross fenced with Centaur fencing for equine safety and durability. Private and secure, it is on a quiet country road yet just a short drive to town and 20 minutes to PDX and 30 minutes to downtown Portland. Enter the electric gate and follow the winding driveway up to the impressive home, which boasts a circular driveway and attached three car garage. Entering to a breezy foyer full of natural light with travertine floors, a high vaulted ceiling with wood paneled accents and a skylight. Mixing glossy maple hardwood floors and luxe finishes, the home features an open floorplan and a good use of space with formal and informal dining areas, a modern chef's kitchen with granite countertops and KitchenAid and DCS stainless steel appliances, a central island with a dine-in counter and gas range, a comfortable family room, and formal living space with a natural stacked stone wood burning fireplace. A versatile bonus room, private hidden storage area, and easy half bath complete the public areas. Located in a private wing on the opposite end of the home is a gorgeous master suite, complete with a bay style sitting nook where you can watch the horses play in the pasture outside, propane fireplace with stone surround for winter nights, and stylish ensuite featuring two walk-in closets, separate soaking tub with views and walk-in shower. A large full bathroom, smart study with built-ins, utility room, and two spacious bedrooms complete this amazing home. Meticulously maintained, every surface of the home has been remodeled in the last 9 years and feels like new construction. Recent updates include a new roof and heat pump in 2017. Making the most of the superb skyline, a wrap-around deck is ideal for watching the horses play and taking in the view with your morning coffee. Built with the equestrian in mind, and smartly remodeled with luxurious features, this property is truly a must-see!

Laura Piccard , Cascade Sotheby's Int'l Realty

10.50 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
3596 SQ FT
 
$1,395,000
Private Paradise Home with 4 beds, Equestrian facilities & Mt Rainier views

Eatonville, Pierce County, Washington


Nestled on a gorgeous 14.66 acres in Eatonville and boasting stunning views of Mt. Rainier, this magnificent estate is a truly rare, one-of-a-kind opportunity! Featuring an expansive 2,886-square-foot home (complete with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths), a 2-car garage, a shop, riding pastures, 34 stalls, and an arena, this countryside estate is a dream come true. Located at 6620 320th St E Eatonville WA 98328, this 2007-built beauty is listed for $1,395,000. MLS # 1308262

Maria Kalafatich , WINDERMERE PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS

14.60 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
2886 SQ FT
 
$789,950
Beautifully manicured equestrian property with seasonal creek and bonus ADU

Lake Tapps, Pierce County, Washington


This is one beautifully manicured equestrian property with second nearly 1200 Sq Ft ADU on property. Pride of ownership shows in this well kept 2320 sq ft 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home. 3 pastures with 2 stables containing 5 stalls. Bridge over seasonal creek leeads to stables, 3 pastures and the wooded back of parcel. Expansive master bedroom with large master bath including soaking tub. Deck off back looks over concrete patio with fire pit for large get togethers. Parking galore for all your toys and guests. Additional dwelling unit for visitors or family has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and serenity out it's back door. Watch all the wildlife that wanders through and enjoy the park like setting.

Scott Bergen , Coldwell Banker Danforth

5.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2320 SQ FT
 
$520,000
Beautiful 3300+ sqaure ft custom home with 5 stall barn!

Shelton, Mason County, Washington


5 BEAUTIFULLY landscaped acres! Fruit trees and garden beds, partially fenced and cross fenced, ready for horses! Explore miles of trails right from the property!

Jill Petty , Berkshire Hathaway Home Services NW RE Shelton

5.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
3.50 BATHROOMS
3332 SQ FT
 
$3,000,000
Exceptional equestrian training, boarding & breeding facility - 174 Ac - 3 homes

Deming, Whatcom County, Washington


Exceptional equestrian training, boarding & breeding facility on 174 acres with 3 homes. 50-stall climate controlled barn with office, viewing room, massive 70x200 indoor arena, vet lab, breeding room, heated wash racks, lighted farrier station, hay shed & more. Huge 150x300 outdoor arena, 24-stall mare barn, large covered round pen, 40 acres of pasture w/run-outs, multiple paddocks, trails, Nooksack riverfront. The property also features 3 homes: 4 bdrm main house w/indoor pool; 3 bdrm trainer's house near barn; 3 bdrm farmhouse. This fantastic property is conveniently located between Vancouver & Seattle.

Josh Shiflett , RE/MAX Whatcom County, Inc

174.00 ACRES
10 BEDROOMS
6 BATHROOMS
6432 SQ FT
 
$443,000
Equestrian Charmer 12+ Acres

Oakville, Grays Harbor County, Washington


End Of The Road Equestrian Charmer, 12+ Acres Of Picture Perfect Country Living. Very Private Yet 1 Mile From Town,Fenced & Cross-Fenced 5 Pastures. Outbuildings Inc. 5-Stall Stable W/Concrete Floor & Heated Tack Rm., Lg. Shop/Barn, Greenhouse, Chicken Coop & Dble. Gar. W/More Shop Space. 2-Story 3Bd-2Ba.Home Feat. Lg.Kitchen, Living, Dining, & Util. On Main, 2nd Level Master Suite & 2 Full Bdrm. Ready For Horses, Or Whatever You Please, Prepare To Enjoy Country Living, Make Plans To See Today!

Nancy Green , First Harbor Real Estate LLC

12.26 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1.75 BATHROOMS
1648 SQ FT
 
$549,900
Horse property with river frontage

Forks, Clallam County, Washington


Room for all your hobbies in these huge outbuildings! This 30-acre estate would make a great vacation rental or equestrian ranch. A covered entry makes loading/unloading a breeze. 2 BR, 1 BA on the main level, Master BR & BA upstairs, downstairs are the rec room, 1 BR, 1 BA and laundry. Walk out on the balcony decks overlooking a serene tree-lined field on the banks of the Quillayute River. Minutes away from public beaches near La Push or hiking, fishing and hunting grounds.

Linda Kepler , Windermere RE Port Angeles

31.30 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3496 SQ FT

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