Pacific Northwest real estate properties in the unincorporated rural communities of Bow, Edison and Bayview are located near Padilla Bay in western Skagit County.
Owners of Bow Edison real estate enjoy the quiet pace of life here, but they're just 10 minutes west of Interstate 5, as well as local stores and shopping centers in Burlington and Mount Vernon. They will also be close to all the excitement during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
Recreational boaters have access to the scenic San Juan Islands via marinas in nearby La Conner and Anacortes. If you don't have a boat, ferries head to the islands daily from Anacortes. Expert Bow Edison realtor Susan Stecher can provide you with any recreational information in this Pacific Northwest area.
Bay View State Park is a 25-acre camping park with 1,285 feet of saltwater shoreline on Padilla Bay. Bird watching, beach-combing, clamming, crabbing and much more are popular activities at the park. Over 11,000 acres of Padilla Bay are designated as a National Estuarine Sanctuary. Breazeale Padilla Bay Interpretive Center is located a half-mile north of the park. Owning a piece of Bow Edison, WA real estate would allow you to enjoy this nature year-round.
Searching Bow Edison, WA information will show you there are plenty of freshwater and saltwater fishing, hunting and hiking opportunities available in the area. Golfers can try their luck at a number of nearby courses, including the challenging 27-hole Avalon Golf Course in Burlington and Eaglemount Golf Course in Mount Vernon. Skiers and snowboarders are less than two hours away from the Mount Baker Ski Area, which typically has the most snowfall and longest ski season in the state, and several other ski areas.
The Mt. Baker Ranger Station in nearby Sedro-Woolley is a source of information for travelers, hikers and campers heading to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and North Cascades National Park. The station has many guidebooks and detailed hiking maps. Call (360) 856-5700. A knowledgeable Pacific Northwest realtor can also provide you with a wealth of information about these opportunities.
Owners of Bow Edison real estate are also just minutes away from the spectacular display of color in fields that is presented in April during the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.
A wide range of health-care services and Skagit Valley Hospital are available in Mount Vernon.
Business travelers and tourists are within an hour of Bellingham International Airport, which is served by Delta Air Lines, Horizon Air and Allegiant Air. For a big-city experience and major airports, Seattle is just slightly more than an hour to the south and Vancouver, B.C. can be reached in 90 minutes.
The Burlington-Edison School District provides education for children in kindergarten through high school. Edison Elementary School was built in 1996. Nearby colleges include Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon and Western Washington University in Bellingham.
If you are ready to start a Bow Edison MLS search, the time is now and expert Bow Edison realtor Susan Stecher can help you get started. She has the wealth of knowledge about the Pacific NW MLS and can walk you through every step of the home-buying process. Contact Susan Stecher today to start searching the Bow Edison homes for sale now and fine the one ideal for you.
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