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
 
 
$899,000
Equestrian Property with 2 buildable lots and ADU on 12.45 Acres!

Granite Falls, Snohomish County, Washington


Escape to your 12.45+/- Equestrian compound with mountain views, 2 buildable lots on 1 parcel, chicken coops, big Firs, fruit trees, shop, custom 4957SF main home & a ADU next door. The shop can easily be converted into a Horse Barn. Develop into a rural cluster of multiple homes or build your own compound / estate for future generations. Be inspired by this breathtaking setting & finally pursue your dreams of an animal rescue, Equestrian Oasis, or fruit orchard.

Aimee Zhang , RSVP Real Estate

12.45 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
4957 SQ FT
 
$776,910
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
 
$1,997,000
Mountain View Equestrian Estate

Maple Valley, King County, Washington


Glorious Olympic mountain view equestrian country estate. Sweeping 10 acres of lush green pastures, cross-fenced w/wood rail fencing & paths between. Full size 70’x200’ outdoor dressage arena, plus indoor w/professional footing. Main barn has 9 stalls, + additional 6 stalls, + pasture shelters. Extraordinary tack room & view lounge. Quality daylight ranch home has custom kitchen, updated baths, large bonus room plus iron wood wrap deck. Direct trail access to Taylor Mountain Park. Unparalleled!

Heidi Pace Davalos , John L. Scott

10.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2.75 BATHROOMS
4210 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
 
$1,039,000
Waterfront Equestrian Retreat on Puget Sound

Olympia, Thurston County, Washington


Very beautiful and private, conveniently located equestrian property. Riding arena with sand, shaded corral, paddocks, barn with wash bay, office, tack rooms, and hay loft. Second stable with two stalls. Tack rooms, workshop. Covered hay storage. All barns and stalls cedar lined. Enjoy entertaining and upscale country living in your single level, executive home complete with gourmet kitchen, master bedroom suite with 5 piece bath and two walk in, custom closets; office plus 4 bedrooms and jack-n-jill bath; formal dining room, 14 ft ceilings, 10 ft solid wood doors, formal living and family rooms; gated entry and paved driveways; chicken coop, vegetable beds; well with extensive water treatment system; beautifully landscaped and treed lot with large pond/outdoor water feature and waterfalls. Easy commute to Tacoma & Seattle, minutes to Olympia, Interstate 5 and Hwy 101 our to the Olympic Peninsula. Waterfront access to the Puget Sound from your back yard! Kayak and swim from your own water access! Convenient access to Olympic mountains, trail riding, and beach riding. Come live life!

S & P H

6.40 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3350 SQ FT
 
$1,799,995
One of a kind horse property in Bridle Trails State Park!

Kirkland, King County, Washington


This home has it all in Bridle Trails! Privacy, within the park w/direct access to trails and 5 minutes on horseback to 3 arenas. Beautifully appointed and remodeled home with all hard surface floors-main (wood, Travertine, carpet upstairs), chefs kitchen, 1000 sf workshop, office/studio space and expandable area. 3 stall barn w/ hoof grid paddocks, tack/feed rooms, wash rack, tractor/hay storage. Vinyl fence. Close to Microsoft, Google, Lake, Shopping, walking dist. to award winning Schools.

Tami Roth , Homes & Equity Real Estate Group

1.43 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2940 SQ FT
 
$974,900
Blending luxury living with romantic ranch lifestyle!

Lake Stevens, Snohomish County, Washington


GORGEOUS CUSTOM CRAFTSMAN on 5+ level acres w/fenced pasture -blending luxury living w/romantic ranch lifestyle! Spacious open floorplan ft. beautiful birch hardwood floors. Gourmet kitchen w/granite, SS appliances & walk-in pantry. Master suite on main w/spa steam shower. 2nd master upstairs w/2 addtl. bds. Bonus rm & den/office. French doors lead to wrap around covered deck. 3 car attached garage, barn & detached shop w/RV parking. PRIME LOCATION close to town and in the desirable Lake Stevens school district!

Bonni Tuley , RE/MAX Elite

5.10 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
4180 SQ FT
 
$1,299,000
6 Stalls & Olympic Size Covered Arena with Attwood Footing minutes from Seattle

Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington


Equestrian enthusiasts check this out! 13+ wooded acres w/ a 1st Class 60mX20m Olympic-sized Arena with Attwood footing. 6 adj stalls w/ individual turnouts. Custom designed horse washing area w/huge separate water heater. Heated 24' X 24' tack room with observation deck. Easy in and out driveway. Additional parcels could be used for a custom home. Check out the gorgeous video! 1.8 mi from Seattle ferry. 5 Parcels total make up this stunning property. Full Listing Details: goo.gl/W5K1YV Video: goo.gl/xFAmMG

AnnaLee Baglio , John L Scott Port Orchard

13.10 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1.5 BATHROOMS
1674 SQ FT
 
$369,900
Mini Farm Dream!

Onalaska, Lewis County, Washington


Mini Farm Dream! 6+ acre beautiful farm with completely remodeled home. Move in & claim it now! Spend your energy where it belongs - outdoors! Harvest fruit & fill the barn. Tucked under the willow trees is a seasonal creek and pond. New appliances & quartz counter tops adorn the kitchen. Turret room has wrap around views of mountainside beauty & bald eagle's nest. 3 bay garage/shop is a huge bonus. The possibilities are abundant, from farming to an entertaining venue.

Stan Giske , Century 21 Lund, Realtors

6.37 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1.5 BATHROOMS
2865 SQ FT
 
$639,000
Maple Valley updated Home on 2 acres with 2 stall barn

Maple Valley, King County, Washington


Country living with the convenience of a Maple Valley location. Basement rambler home. Great room style open floor plan with fireplace. Fabulous kitchen with giant island and plentiful cabinets. Private oasis & yet close to hi-ways,. Updated & remodeled. French doors lead to the spacious patio. Basement with Murphy Bed, A/C. Beautiful finishes inside the home. Wood cross fenced yard 3 paddocks, 3 pastures. 2 stall Barn. Shared Pond. Peaceful setting with beautiful landscaping. Tahoma schools. Walk to Tahoma elementary school

Kathy Morrow , RE/MAX Integrity

2.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.25 BATHROOMS
1870 SQ FT

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