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
 
 
$5,700,000
Rare & Unique Legacy Waterfront Farm on Lopez Island!

Lopez Island, San Juan County, Washington


The best of both worlds, 1700+ ft of easily accessible WF w/sandy beaches on a beautiful pastoral 39+ AC farm. Custom designed home & guest house. Property is a mix of mature madrone trees and pasture. Spectacular views of Mt. Baker from the living room of the main house. Relax on the beach or by the in ground pool. Large barn for livestock or additional storage. Garden space + mooring buoy. Very private with a wonderful beach and cove.

Karlena Pickering , Lopez Village Properties

39.94 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2394 SQ FT
 
$475,000
Horse Property Near Town- Tumwater,WA

Olympia, Thurston County, Washington


Country life awaits you on the storybook mini farm featuring 2+ acres in Tumwater school district. Set up for horses, goats & chickens. New axel and fencing and field fencing. Open concept floor plan with eat in kitchen and living room with gas fireplace. Outdoor entertainment made easy with large tree deck. Shop is 30 by 24 feet with air compressor Barn is 20 by 30 with 3 stalls and hay storage.

Jessica Lindstrom , Virgil Adams Real Estate

2.10 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2380 SQ FT
 
$799,000
Amazing Luxury Home on Shy 15 Acres

Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington


This home is located 10 minutes from freeway, schools, & shopping.. What more could you need in life? Beautiful custom home with just shy of 5,000 sq ft living space situated on almost 15 acres. Luxury features such as 2 master suites-one up, one down, 3 fireplaces, real wood trim & doors, granite on every counter, and an in-ground pool! Small creek on property. Facilities suitable for horses or animals includes, 72x27 barn/RV/shop, 24x24 barn w/stable, and 55x55 barn w/4 stalls & loafing shed. I see a lot of houses but this is something else!

Cara Nicholas , Century 21 Lund, Realtors

14.56 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4910 SQ FT
 
$675,000
Horse Farm with Covered 60 x 90 Arena, Barn and Remodeled Home

Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington


Horse Ranch A remarkable property with an updated ranch home, an office, a covered arena, and barn. The nine large paddocks are fenced with water available. With the current setup there is space to board many horses. The current owners no longer board horses, but it is set up to do so. There is a newer 5 bedroom septic which gives you many options. This is a well-maintained facility that can be appreciated only when you walk it. Great neighborhood of other horse properties. Dead end street.

Billie Jean Hirko , Windermere Gig Harbor Realty Downtown

4.60 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
1902 SQ FT
 
$850,000
Stanwood Equestrian Property

Stanwood, Snohomish County, Washington


Expansive mini farm in coveted private community with Mountain views offers room for everyone! This one owner, four bedroom craftsman with an extensive wraparound deck and impressive outdoor spaces is truly inviting. Large heated and insulated shop, 4 bay doors, wood shop, loft and RV parking. Four stall barn, tack stall, hay loft and individual paddocks. Fully fenced pasture, three rail, wood fencing and outdoor elevated arena. Mature landscaping w/irrigation system, clean and move in ready!

Dianna Pence , Windermere, CIR

5.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2176 SQ FT
 
$925,000
Gated Luxury 1 Level Living with Equestrian Setup!

Ridgefield, Clark County, Washington


Gated luxury home on acreage! This stunning home features an award winning kitchen, hickory hardwood floors, tall ceilings and beautiful finishes throughout. Three bedrooms + den/office. Luxurious master suite, tiled walk-in shower, jetted tub, dual vanities & walk-in closet with laundry access. Outdoor oasis with deck, hot tub, garden, chicken coop and 36x48 barn. Outdoor riding arena, paddock turn outs, and RV parking with hookup.

Jenna Wynand , Windermere Stellar

6.06 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3404 SQ FT
 
$775,000
Custom home sitting on 6 acres~50X60 metal pole barn~Mountain & Territorial view

Graham, Pierce County, Washington


Custom Daylight Basement rambler newly remodeled. An open foyer welcomes you. Separate Living & Dining rooms, large nook & island Kitchen, Mount Rainier & territorial views! Luxurious Master suite on main level with attached 5 piece Bathroom and huge walk-in closet, fully finished basement features Rec room with wet bar, Jr. Master suite with attached Bathroom and built in study space, 2 additional Bedrooms, extra finished room & more! Bring your horses & livestock! 50X60 metal pole Barn with 3 box stalls, tack & hay storage. 5+ car parking, portico, circle driveway, private dead end street, tucked back on a quiet road, rear wrap around deck. This home has so many features you truly must see to appreciate what this custom home has to offer. All of this and more situated on a meticulously maintained and manicured 6 acre site. Call today for a private showing!

Don & Sarah Leske , Realty 10x

6.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.25 BATHROOMS
3336 SQ FT
 
$1,290,000
Riverfront Equestrian Estate - Cascade Mountains 1.5 hrs from Seattle - 3 Homes!

Baring, King County, Washington


This spectacular Skykomish riverfront estate comprised of 9 parcels, 3 houses, 2 shops, 1 incredible barn, and a sprawling pasture all situated on almost 3 acres with 160+ feet of river frontage. This one-of-a-kind property is an idyllic family vacation compound, vacation rental, event center retreat, equestrian ranch, or stunning full-time residence. The uniquely deep section of the river, with calm eddy, is perfect for swimming, paddling and is infamous for world class fishing . This meticulously maintained property, fully enclosed in PVC horse fencing features unbeatable Cascade mountain and river views, tall mature trees, level open spaces. The possibilities for expansion are endless with 3000+ sq/ft of yet unfinished interiors of the various buildings. Unsurpassed recreation, hiking, and snow sports are just outside your door! Each of the three home’s interior features uniquely charming finishes and aesthetics. The main house offers sweeping river views, a magnificent river-rock fireplace, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and remodeled kitchen. The charming guest cabin’s modern rustic style features wood accents and a covered riverfront deck. Finally, the bungalow, privately tucked in amongst the tall trees includes a wrap around deck with private covered hot tub, new kitchen, exposed beams and large backyard. This amazing property can only truly be appreciated in person...call to schedule a tour!

David Faigin , SeaMyst Realty

3.00 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$945,000
Lake Chelan WA horse property with gorgeous views

Manson, Chelan County, Washington


Uncompromised views of Lake Chelan and the surrounding mountains greet you from this impeccable property. Home is 3800+/- sq feet of high quality finishes, timber and stone. The barn is 2700+/- sq feet with a heated tack room, three stalls, drive through. RV parking, pistol shooting range, immaculate grounds.

Bob Knauss , New Horizons Real Estate LLC

3.50 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3814 SQ FT
 
$799,000
Pleasant Greens | 8 New Construction Homes | 5 Acre Homesites | MODEL HOME OPEN

Buckley, Pierce County, Washington


PLEASANT GREENS ~ An 8 lot community with large estate sized homes built by Capstone Homes. Prices starting at $718,000 Homesite 1 | COMPLETED MODEL HOME | 3,104sqft 2 Story | $799,000 | MLS# 1378918 Homesite 2 | UNDER CONSTRUCTION | 3,500sqft 2 Story | $765,000 | MLS# 1398468 Homesite 3 | UNDER CONSTRUCTION | 2,789sqft Rambler | Expansive 1,123sqft attached 3 car garage | $718,000| MLS# 1398470 Homesite 4 | 3,129sqft 2 Story | $730,000 |MLS# 1398471 Homesite 5 | UNDER CONSTRUCTION | 3,051sqft Rambler | $754,000 | MLS# 1482902 Choose one of these 5 floor plans and build it on any of the remaining 3 Homesites - Homesites 6-8! Homesite 6 | AVAILABLE | Pick one for the floorplans above! Homesite 7 | AVAILABLE | Pick one for the floorplans above! Homesite 8 | AVAILABLE | Pick one for the floorplans above! Find Pleasant Greens following these directions: Hwy 410 East toward Buckley, Right on 234th, Left on 112th St E, Community up on the Right.

Don & Sarah Leske , Realty 10x

5.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.50 BATHROOMS
3104 SQ FT

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