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Single-Family Homes for Sale in Anacortes, WA

Anacortes has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best outdoor living and water recreation locations in the United States. Single family homes in Anacortes, WA, offer unmatched water views and access to food, culture, art and natural beauty. This Skagit County town on the San Juan Islands has a population of just 16,000 residents and features the serenity and privacy of a rural area with the amenities of an upscale suburb. 

Life in Anacortes

Residents of single family homes in Anacortes, WA, have the advantage of living in one of the best small towns in the nation. Despite the relaxed, peaceful pace of life on Puget Sound, you're just 90 minutes from both Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia. Anacortes is also a popular place to settle for those who work at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and in one of the several oil refineries, the area's largest industry. 

The local Anacortes School District, one of the highest-rated Washington public schools, serves about 3,000 students in the area. The school boasts a high graduation rate, outstanding teachers and a low student-teacher ratio.

Nature and Recreation

The Fidalgo Island location of Anacortes is ideally situated for hiking, biking, boating, fishing and simply enjoying the breathtaking mountain, water and wildlife views, including the chance to see resident whale and orca pods. Anacortes Community Forest Lands span 2,800 acres with miles of multi-use trails, while rock-climbing enthusiasts who buy single family homes for sale in Anacortes, WA, spend time at nearby Mount Erie.

Hiking Trails in Anacortes, Washington

Culture and Community

Music lovers in the know can be found at The Business, a concert venue that doubles as one of the state's most highly regarded record stores. Everyone in Anacortes comes out to the community's many annual festivals, including September's Oyster Run motorcycle rally, the Arts Festival in August and the Shipwreck Day flea market in July. Pick up fresh produce and farm goods at the Anacortes Farm Market, held year-round.

In the current housing market, purchasing a home in Anacortes requires a keen focus on your target neighborhood. With prices on the rise, many desirable properties stay on the market for just a few days. 

Guidance from Jean Groesbeck of The Groesbeck Group can help you find the best single family homes for sale in Anacortes, WA. Whether you're looking for a town where you can raise your family or a community where you can enjoy a comfortable retirement, get in touch today for the local knowledge and experience to help you find the perfect property for your needs.

Anacortes is one of the world’s premier boating and coastal living destinations. Anchoring the north end of Fidalgo Island - the most accessible island of the San Juan Archipelago and home to approximately 16,000 residents - Anacortes frequents national “Best of” lists.  Whale watching, kayaking, sailing, powerboating, bird watching, hiking, fishing, and camping are easy to do from Anacortes, but a kinder and gentler pace of life also awaits. Contact us to look at single family homes in Anacortes WA.

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  Beautiful ocean views from single-family homes for sale in Anacortes, WA      Anacortes Marina and Cap Sante Marina near single family homes in Anacortes WA


Surrounded by water, but connected to the mainland by three bridges - The iconic Rainbow Bridge in La Conner, The Twin Bridges over Highway 20 and the impressive Deception Pass Bridge - the wonderful sense of community, accessible forest lands and temperate climate, provide a year-round vacation gateway lifestyle without leaving home when you own a single family home in Anacortes WA.

Anacortes restaurants serve local fare, Thai, Chinese, All-American, Mexican, and Italian. Independent coffee shops and the country’s leading brands are all represented as well. Local boutiques and small stores sell everything from wool to antiques, books, and cookware. Within the city limits of Anacortes, there are 100-year old homes in an area called Old Town. Beyond Old Town, you will find historic buildings, mid-century neighborhoods, state of the art new custom smart homes, and everything in between suiting the needs of anyone wanting to call Anacortes home.

Single family homes for sale in Anacortes WA are located near renowned schools, world-class marine facilities, shops, galleries, and excellent restaurants make for a stable economic base and the ideal place to work, live, raise a family, retire, or enjoy the incredible outdoors and beauty that Fidalgo Island has to offer. 

We live and work in Anacortes, and have a team of full-time dedicated brokers, proudly serve Skagit and Island Counties.  Let us show you the difference that our proven 5-star service makes in a real estate transaction.  Share your dream with us, and that will become our goal.


Boat Slips For Sale on Fidalgo Island

Fidalgo Island and Anacortes host some of the best marinas in the Pacific Northwest. Located right on the Pacific Ocean, Anacortes is a great jumping off point for boating in the San Juan Islands and the Canadian Gulf Islands, as well as access to Puget Sound. Having an easy way to access the water on your boat or a place in Anacortes to store your boat during the off-season makes it quick and simple to hit the water whenever you are ready. Whether your are looking to purchase a boat slip for a sailboat, yacht or fishing boat, Anacortes has great options for marinas and a variety of options in types of boat slips for sale. Click below to learn more about boat slips and boat storage in Anacortes.

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