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
 
 
$1,600,000
Horse Heaven River Ranch - Organic Homestead on Beautiful waterfront

Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington


PRIME GROWING AND LIFESTYLE LAND FOR SALE This amazing property, with SVID Senior Water Rights, is located at River Mile 74 on the Yakima, a critical salmon river, in the midst of Washington Wine Country, bordered to the North by Snipes Mountain AVA, midway between Yakima and Tri-Cities. No toxins applied for twelve years, certified both Organic and Salmon Safe, served by Sunnyside, second largest town in Yakima County, recently listed as 3rd safest city in Washington State, with two tasting rooms and a Port Authority supported new incubator micro brewing company and with new generation of residents and farmers working to expand and improve Sunnyside as fast as they can. The farming possibilities seem limitless and has historically been used as a dairy, a horse operation, other grazing animals, myriad mixed vegetables, winter squash, hay, and now pursuing hemp. These very private prime growing and lifestyle properties for sale as one or more contiguous pieces include (see map for possible division of parcels): 1. South Acres Property- Established showcase farm in a very private setting on the Yakima River totaling approximately 32 fenced acres for $898,000. Two-Homes and land Include USDA organic and Salmon Safe Certifications, no toxins applied for 12 years. Established homestead Includes: Tastefully remodeled modern 3200 sq. foot 4 bedroom and 3 and a half bath main home, setback 1\4 mile from county road. Includes spacious and landscaped outdoor living areas including wood fired pizza and salmon baking oven, gazebo, swings around a fire pit. Historic Red barn floored for hay storage, barn dances or banquets. The second home is a 2/2 doublewide riverside mobile home with its own septic tank and underground electrical connection so no overhead wires making it safe for kite flying and drones! A 90 gallon per minute deep well shared well that has always tested negative for nitrates. 24 X 56 High Tunnel. Large garage shop with three cool room areas and plumbed for propane heat. Chicken house and yard, loafing shed, and other associated farm buildings. Established cherry, pear, apple, and plum trees, grapes and berries. 15 acres currently in alfalfa with established pollinator hedgerow, 2.3 acres in pasture. 12 acres river bottom restored to natural habitat land at a cost of approximately $150,000 with grants in partnership with Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group and the Washington Department of Ecology. The property also boasts an additional barnyard cottage with two separate living spaces. The heated and cooled building offers two bathrooms, modern kitchen, laminate flooring, washer/dryer, and screened porch. Perfect for extra housing, an office or tasting room! #2. North Acres Property - 42+ acres in two adjoining parcels, excellent growing potential for hops, hemp or most anything else desired, for $636,000. WSU Hemp trial permit applied for in 2019. Already WSDA organically certified since 2008 with established pollinator borders. Also has Salmon Safe certification. Currently 35 acres in 3rd year alfalfa with established customers, 5 acres in triticale and hemp trial. Wheel Line Irrigation already on the 35 acres. Plumbed for wheel lines or other on the 5 acres. 2+ acres remaining is currently in equipment yard, access and storage building. SVID Senior Water Rights Private setting on river. 30 wide gravel mile access road from county-maintained asphalt road. Small two-story metal clad storage building plus miscellaneous accessories (water tank, fuel tank, fencing, small buildings.) Potential for future homesite on the river with wildlife refuge across the river. Electric power setup for 12 RVs near county road. Offering three-year 1st Mortgage owner financing with 30% down. Adjacent 16 acres with senior water rights currently in grass/alfalfa available for lease if maintained organic. Currently in wheel line irrigation. #3. The Middle Acres Property - Prime farmland, very private 16 acres that includes 8-acre peninsula in the Yakima River, $350,000. This fenced property has 5,000-acre wildlife refuge across the river and to the south is adjacent to river bottom land returned to native vegetation through grants and partnerships with Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group and the Washington Department of Ecology. Currently in grass/alfalfa hay and irrigated by wheel line. Senior water rights, SVID. Organic and Salmon Safe certifications. No toxins applied for mor than twelve years.

Andrew Lybbert , Lybbert Fielding

92.02 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
3262 SQ FT
 
$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
 
$659,950
If You’re Horsey and you know it, Clomp Your Hooves!

Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington


If you're Horsey and you know it clomp your Hooves!!Gorgeous well built home w/upgrades throughout. Great home for entertaining w/bonus room upstairs & fabulous flow downstairs. Open concept kitchen so chef can entertain their guests. Need a two stall barn? Check out Chuck in the pictures showing off in cross ties.This property is close to Alpine Evergreen acreage where all you need is a permit to ride horses for miles. New Coulter Creek Heritage Park is under development just a half mile away.

AnnaLee Baglio , John L Scott Port Orchard

5.27 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2867 SQ FT
 
$1,390,000
Pipestone Canyon Ranch and Event Venue

Twisp, Okanogan County, Washington


Beautiful 4000 sq ft. NW designed home, located in the desired Methow valley. 30 irrigated acres with adjudicated water rights, with center pivot, completely supplied event venue, another fully serviced building site, riding arena with pens. several out buildings including: shop, tack room and plenty of covered equipment storage and horse run outs. Fully supplied event venue with: chairs, tables, place settings for up to 200 person events, 1 wedding tent

George Hoksbergen , Pipestone Canyon Real Estate

30.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.75 BATHROOMS
4000 SQ FT
 
$1,300,000
40+ Acre Farm in Tumwater, WA

Olympia, Thurston County, Washington


Centrally located and with room to play, this 40+ acre fully-fenced property is as neat as a pin - 70x120 covered arena w/ cattle feeding area, 30x70 barn w/ hay storage + attached heated rec room, 30x70 + 48x72 insulated shops, and 2400+ sq ft 3 bed/2.5 bath home. Living space fully custom built w/ vaulted ceilings, wood fireplace, hickory cabinets, carpeted bedrooms, jetted tub, tile shower, granite countertops + more. History of old Oly Brewing hop farm. Close to Black Lake, I-5, + schools!

Lynzie Calquhoun , Van Dorm Realty, Inc.

44.30 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2402 SQ FT
 
$1,895,000
9 Acre Estate with Heated Barn, Pastures and Arena

Fall City, King County, Washington


With over 5 acres of groomed pasture & gardens + appx 3 acres of wooded trails, this is a rare find. Remodeled over the past 5 years w/ new kitchen & baths, sauna & wide plank fir floors. An elegant home w/ vaulted ceilings & generous rooms plus front & back stairs leading to 4 bedrooms plus a huge bonus room. Extensive site upgrades incl drainage system, in-ground propane w/ generator, new heating system & recirculating H2O. Barn w/ 5 stalls, 4 pastures, arena w/ stadium lights, greenhouse.

Jane Orvis , Orvis & Orvis Real Estate

9.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
5690 SQ FT
 
$637,500
Beautiful Equestrian Property with Two Homes

Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington


Equestrian enthusiasts will appreciate this shy 5 acre hobby farm on sandy loam soil. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath main home with Corian countertops, large family room, 2 fireplaces and attached oversized 2 car garage. Permitted 1254 sq ft ADU is 3 bed, 2 bath makes a perfect rental at $1500 per month. Metered separately. Awesome 5 stall barn with water in stalls, attached runs, loft, tack area and ample hay storage. 60' roundpen, level pasture is fenced and cross fenced with gorgeous 5 pipe rail panels.

Allison Trimble , Coastal Realty

4.78 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2170 SQ FT
 
$1,750,000
Immaculate Washington Equestrian Facility

Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Washington


Immaculate Equestrian Facility on private 20 acres. Two custom homes leave nothing to be desired. Featuring tasteful finishes, fireplaces, heat pumps, cement plank siding, generous garages and wired with generators. Well-designed horse facility offers 92' X 192' arena, 19 12' X 12' stalls, hay storage, 6 equipment bays, shavings bunker, ample wash rack, large tack room with radiant floor heat, and bathroom all under one roof. Appeals to even the most discerning horseman.

Allison Trimble , Coastal Realty

19.70 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3112 SQ FT
 
$950,000
128 acre certified organic farm/ River frontage/ 70 acre lake. water rights.

Oroville, Okanogan County, Washington


128 acre certified organic farm since 1983. Presently growing Organic alfalfa and grass hay. Also garlic and vegetables. 1400 ft. of Okanogan river and a 70 acre lake to fish. Surface water rights for up to 60 acres and 18.05 acres in OTID irrigation. Lots of Open space. Property is mostly fenced and ready to use. 100sq. ft. cold storage building and other outbuildings. Very secluded with many bird species. This property has so much potential and would be a great investment. Hide away in the seclusion or share it with the world as an event center. property is flat and perfect for Horse ranch.

Tammy Taylor , Cornerstone RE Marketing

128.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1 BATHROOMS
1440 SQ FT
 
$997,960
Picturesque Equestrian Living

Monroe, Snohomish County, Washington


Beautiful, spacious Country Craftsman Farmhouse on shy 8 pastoral acres. Never need to leave the farm with covered riding arena and 4 stall barn, plus additional flex stall/storage areas. Country front porch welcomes you to the 2006 farmhouse with 9' ceilings, hand-scraped hardwoods, lovely mill work, new interior paint...quality throughout. Kitchen boasts slab granite counters and soapstone farm sink. The master suite has door to deck, en-suite 5-piece bath, and large walk-in closet. Guest suite at opposite end of house, with shared bath. Huge bonus room and craft room/office upstairs, plus additional bedroom and bathroom. The attached Accessory Dwelling Unit (MIL) has its own entrance and porch, a kitchen, living room, bedroom and shared bathroom. Acres of lovely pasture w/meandering creek. Chicken coop & detached artist's studio/shed complete this peaceful property.

Heidi Pace Davalos , John L. Scott - Pacesetter Properties Team

7.92 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3794 SQ FT

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