Port Townsend Real Estate I Sell Dirt & Dreams Carol Wise, CRS
Interactive Map of Port Townsend and Surrounding Areas This map of all the areas in which we offer real estate services is interactive!Roll your mouse cursor over an area and information about the area will popup.
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More information in general...•You can figure about $11 per $1000 for taxes in Port Townsend and $10 for Jefferson County, based on assessed value. •No income tax!•The county seat is Port Townsend.•Our full service medical facility is Jefferson General Hospital, with 35 beds.•Local sales tax rate is 9.0%.•There's a good variety for local shopping - hardware stores, lumber yards, plenty of grocery stores of every variety imaginable and excellent quality.•Bigger shopping is not far away - Costco, Wallmart, Fred Meyer, and Home Depot are only 30 to 50 minutes from Port Townsend.If we have provided you with good information... our REAL ESTATE SERVICES are even BETTER!Carol and Jenn
Aimee Dennis - Branch Manager/Loan Consultant
Kala Point Only 6 miles from Port Townsend, this private, gated community hosts an incredible natural playground in which to live: 3 miles of sandy beach, boat launch, clubhouse with swimming pool, 3 tennis courts, and walking trails galore. Kala Point is in the Port Townsend School District. Kala Point Development overlooks Port Townsend Bay and the Cascade Mountains from the water view homes. There are a larger proportion of non-view sites than view sites. There are over 460 lots and about 75% are built out. Deer, Blue Herons, Bald Eagles, and Raccoons call this home as well. Paved streets and community water are included in the Home Owner Fees of approximately $523 per year. Condo Maintenance fees are an additional $759. To live at Kala Point is to be close to the energy of Port Townsend yet able to go home to your own private nest at the end of the day. Home Values begin at $199,500 and condos begin at $158,000. Travel: Travel time to downtown Port Townsend is 10 minutes. To major shopping in Silverdale, 30 minutes.
Paradise Bay, Shine, and South PointParadise Bay was a summer slumber area in the olden days, and now hosts a great little community with beach access. Home prices start at $125,000. Shine and South Point are just south of the Hood Canal Bridge and enjoy community beach rights as well. The lots are mostly .5 acres and are more rural, but, oh, what views! Both are in the Chimacum School District.
The Toandos PeninsulaIf this map extended further down, you would find a peninsula across from Quilcene. A lot of land out there, and it's a good 20 minutes to Quilcene and about 40 minutes to the Hood Canal Bridge. Rough and ruggedly wild, but so beautiful. Nature in the raw. Property Values: Homes range from $62,000 to $1,200,000. Land starts at $40,000.
Quilcene and BrinnonIn the olden days, this was a thriving lumber camp area. A lot of great history here. Now you can enjoy the calm waters, plentiful seafood, and colorful sunsets. Property values are are good, the distance long, but what a great place for a nest on the Hood Canal. Vacation property, telecommuter, or whatever your specialty, this is a great get-away to days gone by. Home Values are varied and affordable. Travel: It's pretty much a long way either way you go, but it's thick and lush down here.
Lower Discovery BayA little misleading as there aren't many properties for sale in this area, but there is a lot of land. Acreage starts at $45,000 and homes along this area are mixed with manufactured and stick built. Waterfront starts at $135,000. Travel: This is the midway point between Sequim and the Hood Canal Bridge, and is about 20 minutes from Port Townsend.
Upper Discovery BayThis area is from below Cape George to Anderson Lake area. All kinds of homes and properties here with pockets throughout. The great thing about these areas is the fact that you are in a rural setting, some with CC&R's, and yet only 10 to 15 minutes from Port Townsend. Chevy Chase Golf Course is out here and you are close to water and the mountain views are very nice. House Values: waterfront homes begin at $475,000. Acreage starts at $79,000.
Marrowstone Island-Our Garden Island. Host of old time charm and a unique quaint friendliness. From the oil soaked timbers at the Nordland Trading Store to the beaches and small home shops, it's delightful. East Marrowstone enjoys the marine shipping land and Cascade Mountain views. West Marrowstone enjoys more low bank waterfront properties and views of the Olympic Mountains and Port Townsend. Home Values range from $285,000 to $500,000 with acreage. Land prices range from $70,000 to $350,000. Travel: 10 minutes to gas, groceries, and other shopping at Port Hadlock. Travel time to downtown Port Townsend is 20 minutes.
Port Hadlock, Irondale, Chimacum, Center Valley, Beaver Valley, and Oak Bay These area make up the countryside of our area. Rich farmland, lovely valleys, and rich heritage. Port Hadlock and Irondale have more in the way of homes on lots with the acreage being mainly in the remaining areas. These areas are in the Chimacum School District. Port Hadlock is quietly becoming a town of good commerce and a central hub for the county. Home Values are all over the place! They range from $80,000 to $500,000. Land acreage ranges from $25,000 to $450,000. Travel: 15 minutes to Port Townsend, 15 minutes to the Hood Canal Bridge.
Port LudlowSome of the finest harbors in the county are found here. Port Ludlow has multiple pockets to be found. The more established areas are above the resort and the more contemporary areas are around the waterway. Amenities include the world class 27 hole golf course, clubhouses with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, walking trails, the community beach, the marina, and pocket parks. Lots are .3 to .5 acres with homes in a labyrinth of tucked away streets and cul de sacs. Port Ludlow receives a little more moisture and is a little cooler than Port Townsend, but still enjoys they rain shadow. Good values are to be found there. Port Ludlow is in the Chimacum School District. Property Values: Homes range from $192,000 to $299,000,000. Lots range from $15,00 to $299,000. Property Owner Fees are $392 per year. There are several different condo complexes, some with water view, some waterfront, and some on the golf course. Travel: 20 minutes to Port Townsend, 1.5 hours plus a ferry ride to Seattle
Port Townsend This Victorian seaport possesses some of the most incredible energy you will find anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. The Arts, ballet, almost every musical arena, boating, fine arts, biking, hiking, fishing - you name it and you'll find it here. We protect our natural environment, our aquifers, and our wildlife. We are in tune with nature and at the same time live to enjoy it to the fullest. You can be involved with it all or not at all. We are a truly eclectic community. Home Values are moving up as the desire to live here increases. Prices range from $89,000 to $1,600,000. Areas: The Uptown Historic district, Morgan Hill, Fort Worden area, North Beach, Cherry Street, San Juan/Umatilla, Sheridan/25th Street, and Hastings Avenue. Travel: 35 minutes to the Hood Canal Bridge. 2.5 hours to Seattle (includes a great ferry ride!)
Cape GeorgeA private community located only 10 minutes from Port Townsend with breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountains, Discovery Bay, Protection Island, and the Straits. There are 3 sections in this development:The Colony has stick built homes only, with prices beginning at $189,000. Lots are priced from $70,000. The Village allows manufactured homes. Prices begin at $90,000 with lot prices beginning at $39,000. The Highlands are 2 to 5 acre parcels priced from $45,000.The sunsets are like blazing fire across the sky and the views of the Olympic Mountains change daily. This is an established community of solid values and is not gated. Amenities include the marina, moorage, 2 miles of beach, clubhouse with swimming pool. Home Owner fees are $468 per year and include water.