An unincorporated hamlet of several hundred people owning Custer, WA real estate live in this Pacific Northwest area, which offers a rural atmosphere with easy access to city amenities.
Researching Custer, WA information will reveal that it has its own elementary school, which is part of the Ferndale School District, plus a post office and small grocery store. The community, with homes listed on the Custer, WA MLS, is just a couple of miles from Interstate 5 exits to the north and south. Plenty of business, restaurant and entertainment options are available in Ferndale (seven miles south) and Bellingham (14 miles south). Custer also is only 50 miles from Vancouver, B.C. and 100 miles from Seattle, two of North America's most scenic metropolitan cities. A knowledgable Custer, WA real estate agent can help you locate the perfect Pacific Northwest real estate in Custer.
Recreation opportunities abound. The nearby Nooksack River is favored by steelhead anglers and canoe enthusiasts. Hikers, skiers and snowboarders are within 90 minutes of Mt. Baker, while boaters and fishermen are within 20 minutes of major saltwater marinas in Bellingham and Blaine. Golfers can choose from Grandview Golf Course in Custer or two of Washington's top three public golf courses (as rated by Golf Digest, 2005), Loomis Trail Golf Club and Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club, both just 10 minutes away. Custer will also have a front-row seat to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
For recreational and business travelers, Bellingham is served by Amtrak and multiple airlines, including Delta Airlines, Horizon Air and Allegiant Air. It also is the southern terminus for the Alaska ferry system.
Bellingham's Western Washington University, which has approximately 14,000 full- and part-time students, provides numerous educational, cultural and entertainment options. Bellingham also is home to many medical specialists and St. Joseph Hospital, a leader in the care of heart, cancer and senior patients.
The expertise of a knowledgeable Pacific NW real estate agent can assist you in your Custer MLS search. Susan Stecher is an expert Custer realtor, with a wealth of information about the area and she can help you locate the piece of Custer real estate to meet all your specifications. She will walk you through the entire buying process, whether this is your first time buying or your tenth. Contact Susan today to get started in your Custer home search.
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