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
 
 
$549,000
Serious Horse Property

Lakebay, Pierce County, Washington


Completely secluded down private lane, fenced and cross fenced. Huge barn/arena w/hay loft. 60' X 120' arena half covered. Approximately 2 acres with marketable timber. Pad for a mobile home that has been removed still has all utilities and a 2 car garage. Cute ADU was discovered to not have properly permitted septic, plenty of room and options to update and use this ADU. Several out buildings for additional stabling/storage. Private Well water is piped out to back pastures. Sandy, well draining soils, no MUD. Main barn stalls complete with individual runs. Plenty of room for a larger arena if desired. So many options for all disciplines of riding here. Sellers will sell tractor and all implements and UTV. There is also a 2500 gal swim spa at the house they would sell. This place is move in ready!

Chris Pollock , Landman, Inc.

9.95 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2125 SQ FT
 
$1,150,000
5 Acre Luxury Home with 48 x 48 Barn!

La Center, Clark County, Washington


Spectacular home on 5 acres with mountain views! Grand entry, vaulted ceilings and two fireplaces. Gourmet kitchen, two staircases and gorgeous finishes throughout. Bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Bonus room, wine cellar and office with built ins. Master suite with dual vanities and closets, soaking tub, walk in shower. Circle drive, covered patio, outdoor fireplace, 48x48 barn with turn outs, RV parking and 2 pastures.

Jenna Wynand , Premiere Property Group

5.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
4835 SQ FT
 
$795,000
Horse lover"s dream with all the extras!

Spanaway, Pierce County, Washington


Horse lovers dream! Imagine a farm with luscious pastures fenced & cross fenced. Indoor arena, outdoor arena, round pen, fully enclosed barn w/ 20+ stalls, wash racks, grooming area, over flow portable stalls, RV pkg, outbuildings ,hay & shaving storage as well as a trainers office! Main home offers 3 beds & 2.25 baths, views of the property & koi pond. Lg. Master suite opens to private deck and has its own fireplace! Filled w/ natural light. Heat Pump/AC, close to JBLM & shopping. Endless possibilities!

Christine Baumann , John L. Scott

18.15 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.25 BATHROOMS
2368 SQ FT
 
$825,000
Stunning home and property ready for your critters!

Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington


Equestrian Dream and breathtaking home all on 13+ acres. Large 4910 sq.ft. home with 2 master suites (1up/1down). Spacious living and family rm. Large kitchen, formal dining, family room, office and laundry room. Security system, 2 heat pump and split ductless heat/air conditioning. Beautiful pool with pool house and landscaped grounds Four stall shop (72X27) w/RV parking. 2 Barns (55x55 w/loafing shed) (24x24 w/stable). Tile Roof. Additional outbuildings and creek access. An absolute must see!

Diane Weiner , Chehalis Valley Realty

14.56 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.75 BATHROOMS
4910 SQ FT
 
$999,950
Elevated Equestrian Living

Sultan, Snohomish County, Washington


Private, custom built estate on shy 5 acres, surrounded by Cascade Mountain views. High end finishes, open floorplan, granite throughout, two utility rooms, hardwood floors, large master suite, central vac, and spacious 3 car garage. High efficiency heating/cooling system with geothermal and solar. Pastures with run-in shelters, shop with workshop, tackroom, hay storage, and ample parking. 1 hr to SeaTac, 45 min to Stevens Pass, Minutes to Mann Road Horse Trails and Sky River Equestrian Center.

Allison Trimble , Coastal Realty

4.55 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
5.25 BATHROOMS
5434 SQ FT
 
$499,000
15 acre horse property for sale w / barn, pasture, updated home.

Touchet, Walla Walla County, Washington


15.25 acres with spacious rancher with AirBnB suite. RV space, large newer barn, (40x6 plus 10’overhang) with hay storage and medical room. UG sprinklers for 5 acres of fenced pasture, 10 acres leased. Livestock set up with gates, corrals, troughs, pens. Water rights. New well 645’. Garden space, mature fruit trees , green house, outdoor meat locker. Located in heart of Walla Walla Valkey Wine Country, hunting/fishing close by. A private paradise!

Sara Erwin , Williams Team Homes

15.25 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2600 SQ FT
 
$835,000
Stunning equestrian estate with panoramic views of the Blue Mountains.

Touchet, Walla Walla County, Washington


13 acre equestrian estate with two dressage arenas heated tackroom with walk-out stalls huge heated shop with hydraulic lift, air compressor, bathroom, furnace trailer-tractor shed

Sara Erwin , Williams Team Homes

13.65 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2952 SQ FT
 
$539,000
Deer Meadow Drive

Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington


Large ranch style home built at 141 Deer Meadow Dr on 5 acres is an equestrian lover's dream, affordable option if looking for a mini-farm property/ family homestead. Home features, beautiful views of Mt Rainer, country location w/easy access to to town. Barn w/stalls, outdoor arena, 3 bay shop, garden space, and heated outbuilding office/ guest room. Large windows in front vaulted living room provides natural lighting, living room and great rooms both w/ fireplace. Already in move in condition!

Cindy Sax , Chehalis Valley Realty

5.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2161 SQ FT
 
$1,395,000
Enchanting Home & Farm

Fall City, King County, Washington


Beautifully updated equestrian home in prime location on the borders of Fall City, Redmond & Sammamish. Enjoy riding all year in your 72x124 outdoor all-weather arena w/sand & felt footing. Darling 2 stall barn w/2 extra pony stalls or use for hay storage. Watch your horses play from your updated kitchen w/stunning dolomite counters & all new appliances. New roof & furnace. Perfect floorplan - natural light abounds. Circular drive w/ample parking. Pre-inspected w/1 yr home warranty.

KiamaLise Herres , Windermere Real Estate/Bellevue Commons Inc

4.92 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3880 SQ FT
 
$975,000
Modern Urban Income Generating Ranch on 5 acres, Home, Shop,Arena, Barn and More

Lake Stevens, Snohomish County, Washington


We love the property & home because we have a outstanding neighborhood and community. Property is 100% usable shy 5 acres completely dry. Interior of home has wonderful Natural lighting with breathtaking views of nature. Entire home has been completely updated with new roof, 2 hp well pump, carpet,current paint colors picked from a well known NW interior designer. Property has 95% led lights for energy saving. There is a Mans dream shop! 4000 sqft 50x80 clear spans, interior 24ft tall with 3-12 x 14 tall 1-16x14 ft tall doors, interior is completely finished with storage mezzanines. Shop has 400 amp service with many 30&50 amp power outlets & 220 with its own meter box. Do you need RV Parking with 30 amp service & RV dump station? We have it! If you love animals, property has an arena 75x75 just under 5000 sq ft with a free span of 48x72 for riding or training. Arena has six stall doors on the North of building with four large fenced paddocks. South side has one large room formally a farm store aprox.325 sq ft. Has 12x12 tack room with sink and a fodder set up (also has room for a wash area) Beautiful Equestrian Property! It is Ranch ready for any farm animals. Detached hay barn that will hold 12+tons of hay, also many shelters on the property. Back pastures are irrigated : a dozen mature fruit trees all varieties to make your own orchard, raised beds, for your completely sustainable living.. The tree"Cabin" house is on a platform that is built in 6 trees, aprox. 350sqft with a 100 sqft loft & storage space. All this is 22 ft off the ground in a grove of beautiful fir trees. Interior all reclaimed cedar, sleeps 4 with 3/4 bathroom, mini kitchen, with a walk around deck too....The property would be a wonderful place to to live could also be a business, Air BNB ? Equestrian property or on the edge a an Urban Farm.

Marlene Presser

5.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2000 SQ FT

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