Sedro-Woolley (population 10,070 in 2009) is close to numerous recreational opportunities in North Cascades National Park, but just minutes from shopping malls and major retailers. It offers some fantastic Sedro-Woolley real estate.
The historic downtown features brick buildings, fronted with comfortable wood benches beneath old-fashioned light poles. Also, numerous chainsaw carvings and murals depict Sedro-Woolley's colorful past.
Plenty of fishing, hunting and hiking opportunities are available in the area. The Skagit River flows through Sedro-Woolley and attracts many bald eagles just upstream from the city. Skiers and snowboarders are just 90 minutes away from the Mount Baker Ski Area, which typically has the most snowfall and longest ski season in the state. Golfers can head to Sauk Mountain View Golf Course in Sedro-Woolley or try their luck at several other nearby courses. Sedro Woolley is also an easy distance from the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. A Sedro-Woolley realtor can help you conduct a Pacific NW MLS search to find the perfect property for you to enjoy these amenities.
The Mt. Baker Ranger Station in Sedro-Woolley is a source of information for visitors to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and North Cascades National Park. The station has a full range of guidebooks and detailed hiking maps. Call (360) 856-5700. A knowledgeable Sedro-Woolley real estate agent can also provide you with valuable Pacific Northwest area information.
Residents are actively involved in the community, making possible popular annual events such as the Logger Rodeo and several parades.
Sedro-Woolley offers a wide range of health-care services. United General Hospital, just west of the city, houses a 24-hour emergency department and a 25-bed inpatient unit. The Pavilion at United, a new medical office building located next to the hospital's Diagnostic Imaging Center, opened in October 2006. The hospital also has an expanded cancer care center, a 30-bed transitional care unit for therapy and rehabilitation, a 12-bed patient unit for mentally ill senior citizens, and a clinic to treat sleep disorders.
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, both Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. are just 90 minutes away.
The Sedro-Woolley School District provides education for children in kindergarten through high school. Nearby colleges include Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon and Western Washington University in Bellingham.
With the assistance of expert Sedro-Woolley realtor Susan Stecher, you can use your specific citeria to conduct a Sedro-Woolley MLS search to find the ideal home. Susan is knowledgeable about the Pacific NW area and she can help you through every step of the home-buying process. Contact her today to get started in your Sedro-Woolley home search.
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