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ViewHomes of Washougal with Elbow Room for the Soul - March 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Homes with “elbow room for the soul,”™ in Washougal.

Washougal has bragging rights regarding location. The small city sits on the banks above the Columbia River and on the east side, it borders the spectacular Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.The name Washougal is a Chinook word for “rushing water.” The Washougal River, which joins the Columbia River here, is noted for its excellent fishing. Lacamas Lake Park, north of Camas, gives residents access to hiking trails, boating, fishing, and picnic sites.

Washougal is about 15-20 minutes from the Portland International Airport and there is a small local airport, which serves private pilots. Be sure to take a few minutes to enjoy the short video about the many wonderful reasons people choose to call “Washougal,” home. The video was created by the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association to help promote the City for business development.

Point of Interest:  Pendleton Woolen Mills:  Pendleton products are a major part of our lifestyle and Western Heritage in the Pacific Northwest.  If you’ve ever owned a Pendleton blanket, sweater, or classic wool shirt, it’s a connection to a long history which started in the late 1800’s. In 1910, the company established itself as a purveyor of fine products with a socially responsible mission statement. Today, the company continues that philosophy by choosing many “green” business practices.

Pendleton has its company headquarters in Portland, Oregon. The original plants in Pendleton, Oregon, and Washougal, Washington, are among the few woolen mills still in operation in the United States today. By the way, Pendleton woolen fabrics and blankets are still woven at the two aforementioned mills. The Washougal Mill is open daily and free tours are available on Monday through Friday – you’re asked to call ahead @ 360-835-1118. 

ViewHomes™ of Washougal Real Estate Market Snapshot as of March 2016

There are currently 22 ViewHomes listed at Nature As Neighbors. They ranged in price from a low of $549,000 to $1.995 million. The most expensive is a true family estate on six acres. It has stunning views of the river and city lights and has dual living for multi-generational housing.

Here’s a special retreat located on an acre plus with Washougal River frontage and a private waterfall. 

There have been seven sales in the last three months the DOM (days on market is about 140). The average sold price is $865,929 and sellers are getting 94.38% sales price to list price. It’s a great time to sell your ViewHome of Washougal. Be sure to contact us today for you complimentary CMA ( Comparative Market Analysis).

Begin your search here for ViewHomes located in Washougal, WA.

 

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