Anacortes

A wonderful seaside community with marinas, 2200 acres of forestlands with 50 miles of trails, 1/3 less rain than Seattle, stunning views, lots of wildlife, golfing and community events every week, and a great place to live!!!

Anacortes Homes For Sale-Anacortes, WA

Water View Homes for Sale in Anacortes, WA

Have you always imagined a life on the water? Located off the coast of mainland Washington on Fidalgo Island, Anacortes offers the perfect setting for outdoor enthusiasts who want to live within minutes of North Puget Sound or Swincomish Channel. Consult The Groesbeck Group when searching for the most desirable water view homes in Anacortes, WA. 

Amenities of Water View Homes in Anacortes, WA

While it's all about the breathtaking view when it comes to water view homes for sale in Anacortes, WA, homeowners also appreciate the unmatched amenities for water recreation. Many properties offer backyard docks, direct access to the town's several marinas and even integrated boat slips. You'll find homes with wrap-around decks, master-level gardens, chef's kitchens, glass-walled sunrooms and skylights. 

Whether you picture a quiet retreat or a resplendent estate with space to entertain, you'll find it when shopping for real estate in Anacortes. Buyers can choose from custom homes, condos, cozy cottages and even tracts of open land. No matter what type of property you prefer, you'll be living in one of the best kept coastal secrets in the United States. 

Waterfront Communities in Anacortes, WA

Jean Groesbeck is your guide to the many peaceful communities in this sought-after island enclave. As a trustworthy local expert, she's ready to help you explore the unique characteristics of waterfront neighborhoods such as:

  • Biz Point, with unmatched views of Burrows Bay and San Juan Islands beyond. Homeowners here have boat moorage in Langley Bay and private access to Alexander Beach.
  • Cap Sante, a rocky peninsula just a mile from the restaurants and shops in vibrant downtown Anacortes. This spot, a mecca for boaters and hikers alike, offers dramatic sunrise views.
  • Del Mar, a group of several communities along the island's western shore. Residents enjoy private access to two beaches and outstanding resort amenities including a full marina.
  • Dewey Beach offers panoramic vistas with glimpses of bald eagles and other wildlife. Those who buy water view homes in Anacortes, WA, here are also just minutes from Deception Point State Park.
  • Gilbrater, an attractive community for residents who want bay and backyard beach access. You'll also appreciate the majestic views of Mount Baker and the opportunity to spot the resident whales and orcas who live off the coast of Anacortes. 

These are just a few of the many distinctive neighborhoods where you can enjoy Washington's natural beauty from the comfort of your own home. Contact Jean Groesbeck of The Groesbeck Group when you're ready to explore your next chapter with water view homes for sale in Anacortes, WA. 

Anacortes WA Real Estate:    Anacortes is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors, great restaurants, boating, hiking, fishing, and fantastic scenery.  Anacortes is surrounded by the waters of the North Puget Sound and the Swinomish Channel, with Guemes Island and the other San Juan Islands scattered around it. Water view homes in Anacortes WA are highly desired. 

Anacortes is located on Fidalgo Island which is part of the San Juan Islands.  Fidalgo Island has three bridges off of the island.  One connects Fidalgo Island with I-5 via HWY 20, one bridge allows Anacortes homeowners to take the back roads to La Conner, and the third bridge to Fidalgo Island allows Anacortes homeowners to go to Whidbey Island.

Within Anacortes, there are almost 2,800 acres of forest, lakes, wetlands, and meadows enjoyed by visitors and Anacortes homeowners. These are the Anacortes Community Forest Lands (ACFL), a natural resource protected by the Fidalgo Island community itself and a favorite haunt of Anacortes nature lovers. Aside from the ACFL and its 50 miles of trails, there are 18 parks of various sizes in and around Anacortes, giving residents here an abundance of choices for outdoor recreation venues. All of these outdoor opportunities are located near water view homes for sale in Anacortes, WA. 

And then there’s the water and Anacortes Marinas.  Cap Sante Marina, Anacortes Marina, Fidalgo Marina, Anchor Cove Marina, Skyline Marina, and some Anacortes homes have their own dock!  Anacortes’ saltwater shoreline extends for 12 and a half miles.  You’ll also find five freshwater lakes: Campbell, Cranberry, Erie, Heart, and Whistle. Whether you’re into hiking, biking, rock climbing, kayaking, boating, angling, deepwater fishing, wildlife watching, or all of the above, you’ll always have something to do if you own Anacortes Real Estate.

What’s more, since Anacortes is in the Olympic Mountains’ rain shadow, it only averages 21 inches of rain every year. The rainfall in Anacortes is just a little over half that of Seattle’s yearly 37.1 inches of precipitation. So not only are the great outdoors a convenient stone’s throw away from Anacortes, you also get to enjoy it more often.

Anacortes is a great place to live! Enjoy Fidalgo Living and come shop for Water View Homes in Anacortes WA!

You can  search the entire NWMLS for water view homes for sale in the Anacortes, WA area, by using this site.  I specialize in La Conner, Bow, Samish Island, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, and Skagit County.  

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Beach life
Golfing
Walking / Hiking trails
Boating
Fishing
Lots of Activities for Retirees
Golf and Casino
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