Anacortes Waterfront Real Estate

Anacortes is considered the gateway to the San Juan Islands as it hosts the Washington State Ferries terminal that serves Lopez Island, San Juan Island, Orcas Island and Shaw Island (as well as Victoria, British Columbia on Vancouver Island). While Anacortes itself is on Fidalgo Island, considered the westernmost island in the San Juan archipelago, it’s connected by bridge from Whidbey Island to the south as well as from the Skagit Valley to the east. Prospective Anacortes waterfront real estate buyers will find a city that’s surrounded by spectacular nature, with roughly half of its 15 square miles public park and recreational lands and waters. It boasts 12 miles of shoreline and nearly 70 miles of public trails.

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For boating enthusiasts, there are few better spots to purchase a waterfront home. The city is often named on lists of the best boating destinations in the country, serving as an idyllic home port for boaters who want to explore the local waters and enjoy easy access to the Canadian Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia as well as beautiful Victoria, British Columbia and Vancouver Island. In addition to boating, a host of other recreational activities are possible here, including sailing, kayaking, whale watching, diving, beach combing, golf, hiking and mountain biking.

Not only are there lots of waterfront homes on the abundance of saltwater throughout the region, but Anacortes waterfront real estate buyers are likely to find fabulous options on freshwater lakes too. Properties here are incredibly diverse, with waterfront homes that face west enjoying some of the most breathtaking sunset views in western Washington, and north- facing waterfront homes overlooking Guemes Island, while the western-facing homes enjoying views of Burroughs and Allan Islands with Decatur and Lopez Island just beyond.

Purchasing Anacortes waterfront real estate means the chance to be immersed in a pristine environment surrounded by natural beauty in small town Americana.

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