Friday, September 24, 2010

Last Lot

After I was done looking, I saw the "Last Lot." It was in a really good location at the far north end of Duck Lake, and was the cheapest property I saw all week. Looks like it might be a winner. Particulars follow:
Power in 2 locations. Shed. Water on lot. Surveyed. Sewer LID paid. Sewer at street. Not in any floodplain. In community club. Owner/agent. 0.171ac. Annual taxes are $413. 31.20ft of waterfont. No gas available which is typical for OS. Mostly, they have propane.

The listing agent is Steven Simmons at 360-589-2439. I have an email as well.

291 East Rain St, Ocean Shores, WA, Looking from the Street


Part Way into the Property. Those Logs Look Like the Property Line

Near the Logs, Looking at Duck Lake

Looking Back at the Lot from the Dock at Rain Lake

More of the Lot

Another Sign is at a Dock on Duck Lake

Looking Left from the Dock

Looking Right from the Dock

Along the Shoreline, Looking Right from the Dock

Further South

Riding down the southern part of the lake, I noticed 307 Lake Bay Loop SE; offered at $294.5K. It's a bit on the big side, with 4br and 2.5ba, but I got a shot anyway.
307 Lake Bay Loop
Much more interesting was the empty lot next door, also for sale. It is at 315 Lake Bay Loop SE; offered for an asking price of $69.9k.
315 Lake Bay Loop from the Street
315 Lake Bay Loop Looking Toward Duck Lake
315 Lake Bay Loop Looking Toward the Road
A bit further around the lake, was a rather vague FSBO that had 80 feet of waterfront.
This Looks Like it's Worth a Call
Mystery Property with 80 feet of Lakefront Has a Nice Lake View
Then we get to the far end of the lake, with a property at 354 Wildwood, and another next door. Both seem a bit steep for what is offered.
354 Wildwood, Ocean Shores, offered at $425k
Lots of Steps for this Fixer on Wildwood
Moving up, at 896 Falls of Clyde, there's a $66k lot. It's got a dock already in place, on one of the little canals.
896 Falls of Clyde

896 Falls of Clyde


896 Falls of Clyde
 There are a few more, from the south, but its questionable if you want to look at them before I get home...

672 Mt Olympus Ave SE. Asking $199k, not including the vacant lot which they want another $95K for


Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Two More

I found a couple more canal-front houses this afternoon. First, is 328 Ponderosa Lp NE; offered at $324.9K. It seems a bit pricey for the size, but it has a 3 car garage and RV parking, with a "large deck & dock."
328 Ponderosa Loop NE
Second up is a place where the lot is the main attraction; being a double wide modular construction place on the waterfront. 704 Cardinal is offered at $178.5K. It does have a dock and is really well located at the north end of Duck Lake.
704 Cardinal Ave

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Ocean Shores Canal Waterfront

First on the list is 429 Lake View Loop; offered at $359k. It has 3bd, 2ba, and 1.5 stories. The Master is in the loft, so I don't think this one works.
429 Lake View Loop
Next up, is 355 Lake View Loop; offered at $219.5K. It's a 4br, 1.75ba single level home that looks across the wide part of Duck Lake. No garage, but depending on the setback requirement, one might be able to be added.
355 Lake View Loop
Third on the list is a vacant lakefront lot; FSBO. It has a very nice lake frontage. Having no house, it's asking $115K.
Vacant Lot on Lake View Loop
Duck Lake from the Empty Lot on Lake View Lp
Moving down, there are some alternatives as well. For example, 231 Duck Lake Dr is offered at $199K. It has two stories, but the Master is downstairs and it has a large garage with added parking. The house needs some updating but looks sound overall.
231 Duck Lake Dr NE
There were a couple of more, but the last one is interesting in that it is advertised as a "brand new" house. 251 Overlake is, as you can see, not finished. It lists for $319K. It has 3br and 1.75ba. The ad says hardwood floors throughout and granite counters. As you can see from the bottom photos, some of this is "intended" at the present time. The lot is about 5-10 feet wider than the house but is 220 feet deep.
251 Overlake Ave, Ocean Shores
Linda Leaning Against the Counter in the Great Room
View from the Great Room

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Halco

Halco is out in the middle of nowhere, but it IS a Washington address. I suppose.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Plan

Note the date. Right now I'm in Texas. My longsuffering bride has now been there for nearly seven years. It's time to get serious about going back home again. First, there is unfinished business like getting our youngest through the rest of high school.