ViewHomes of Ridgefield - A Market Report (February 2016)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

If you are looking for a home with some acreage, and a view, you should consider homes in Ridgefield, in Clark County, WA. Ridgefield has an inviting small town atmosphere. An easy stroll with give you access to historic landmarks, charming shops, restaurants, a community library and beautiful parks.  The city is finishing a recreational loop system of pathways to connect downtown with neighborhoods, parks, schools, and the waterfront.

Recreation is plentiful in Ridgefield. You can tour via kayak or canoe along a 21 mile water trail in the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. It serves as the city’s backyard. Nestled between downtown and the Columbia River, the Refuge is a haven for both wildlife and nature lovers. One of our favorite events is Birdfest and Bluegrass – a celebration welcoming the birds back to their winter home. It includes hiking, crafts, food, birding tours, and bluegrass music, of course!

We specialize in ViewHomes of Clark County™ and our clients share our appreciation for Nature As Neighbors. A private retreat on acreage provides a serene and calm environment, and there’s room to garden, play with kids or grand kids, and enjoy frequent visits from wildlife. Its “elbow room for the soul.”™ One of our clients was thrilled to find the perfect retreat with ever-changing views of the Wildlife Refuge.

Point of Interest: The Cathlapotle Plankhouse, built by more than 100 volunteers during a period of two years, is based on findings from the archaeological site and other historical references. Visitors will feel a tangible link to those who lived here in the past and it provides a unique site for the interpretation of the natural and cultural heritage preserved on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

VIewHomes Real Estate Market: There are 18 Active listings, 11 Pending sales, and 4 Solds (within the last month)  for ViewHomes of Ridgefield. The median sold price is $561,000 at average of $201 per square foot.  Median marketing time is about 100-140 days.  The sold to list price is 96%. It’s a great time to sell a ViewHome with Nature As Neighbors.™

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