5144 Zander Drive

Bellingham, WA 98226

Price $598,000
Beds 4
Baths 2 (full) 1 (½)
Sqft 2,870
Property Resources
Escape to your own private backyard retreat in this tastefully appointed & updated one-level home ideal for entertaining friends and family.  It is located just 20 minutes from Bellingham, Washington's center. Come relax with a glass of wine while enjoying the splendid views of Mount Baker and the surrounding mountains on your backyard patio surrounded by stunning flower beds and mature landscaping.

This home features four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and is ~2870 square feet. It rests on 4.81 acres and is surrounded by other homes all which are also situated on 5 acres parcels.

The current owners love their custom home because of its location, breath taking views of the surrounding mountains and Mount Baker and the abundance of wildlife. The manicured grounds were designed with easy care for year round enjoyment and to attract birds including both migratory birds and year round resident birds.

Oak wood flooring adds traditional elegance to the entry, hallways, family room, powder room and kitchen. The center entry hall provides access to the entire home without undue traffic through other rooms. And six panel fir doors and molding help emphasize the wide 46' hallways.

The open floor plan of the kitchen, informal breakfast nook and family room is perfect for the cook who does not want to be separated from family and guests.

Efficiently designed, the kitchen has ample storage and counter space and is appointed with everything a cook would want - microwave, stove top, convection oven, refrigerator, dishwasher and enormous walk-in pantry.

There is also a breakfast nook which serves as an idea gathering room to host mealtimes to homework and comes equipped with two built in desk spaces - one that is ideal a family computer center.

This separate informal breakfast nook overlooks and opens onto a ~1200 sq foot secluded and peacefully relaxing patio.

The inviting family or media room has a lovely brick fireplace and plenty of wall space for extra large flat screen TV's and other entertainment equipment. This spacious and centrally located room was designed for informal gatherings and also has a wall of glass windows overlooking the landscaped patio.

A sunken formal living room is beautifully carpeted and draped and beckons you to enter, sit down and relax. It has vaulted ceilings and skylights and is set apart from the kitchen and family rooms and provides a perfect setting for more formal entertaining. The rear living room windows overlook the garden and features wonderful views of Mount Baker and the surrounding mountain.

Entertain in comfort in the spacious formal dining room, complete with a large bay window overlooking the beautiful flowerbeds, the grounds and mountain views.  There is plenty of room for your China cabinet and buffet in this large room.

The master bedroom suite is situated for privacy, and has separate dressing walk-in closet, vaulted ceiling, skylights, separate toilet room, a large walk in shower, a double vanity and large soaking tub that also overlooks the garden.

The home has three additional bedrooms, one of which is currently is being used as a multi-purpose that could easily serve as a guest room, office, den or hobby room.

The large guest bath features neutral colors that lend subtle elegance to the main bath complete with a skylight perfect for cloudy days in the northwest.

The large separate laundry and mud rooms are conveniently located off the kitchen and has ample room for an additional freezer or extra refrigerator.

A powder room or ½ bath is located just off the laundry room and garage and features wonderful hummingbird décor including a custom porcelain sink.

The extra large, three bay garage features a 8 foot by 10 foot woodshop complete with work table and work benches.  Just outside the garage is a convenient located RV or boat parking area electrical hookup and easy access to the main house. There is also a wood shed, compost area and lawn equipment and tool bay.

Recent updates to this home include: a new 40 year warranty composition roof, new 50 year warranty hardyboard siding with Sherwin-Williams 20 year paint, siding, a new Lenox® furnace, new carpet in the master bedroom and bath, top of the line KitchenAid® appliances including a refrigerator, 36" glass cooktop, dishwasher and convection oven and new stainless range top and vents and Corian® countertops to name a few. The windows are Marvin aluminum clad with Low E double pane insulated glass.

Driving Instructions are as follows:  Take Interstate - Five and take exit number 255. Drive east and take a left on Hannegan and drive north. Take are right (east) on to E. Smith. Turn right onto Zander Drive. Follow signs directing you to the property. The house will be on your left. Turn left into the second driveway entrance you will see (see arrow signs).
  • MLS Number: 27091092
  • Acres: 4.81
  • Residential: no
  • Condo or Townhome: no
  • Lots Land and Farms: no
  • Investment Property: no
  • Green Home: no
  • Rental: no
  • Recent Sales: yes
  • Short Sale: no
  • Foreclosure: no

Direct: (360) 319-4939
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Susan Stecher

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Phone: (888) 319-4939

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