Anacortes is a unique place to visit and a great place to live. Small town feeling with big town resources. Enjoy impressive sunsets, deep blue water and even an occasional whale sighting. Located on Fidalgo Island, Anacortes is the hub of the island and only town. Mountain biking, camping, boating and fishing as well as forests, beaches and parks are abundant in this inviting part of Washington state. Anacortes is known for the Anacortes Forest Lands which has been protecting our forests lands for years. The center of the island is mostly AFL and have mapped trails, lakes and beautiful vistas to see. Anacortes is indeed the Pacific Northwest at its best.
Considered to be one of the most sought after and most desirable neighborhoods in Anacortes, Cap Sante is near Old Town and close to downtown. Once referred to as The Portage, Cap Sante is a "finger" of the island of Fidalgo that is prized for its luxury waterfront homes. With breathtaking views and winding streets, it is a great choice when searching for a home on Anacortes.
Bordered on the south by 12th street and to the east by R Ave along with the North side by Guemes Channel is Old Town. It is a neighborhood that is filled with quaint character and unique period homes. From Victorian homes to eclectic cottages many properties feature a stunning water view. Old Town has amazing character and walk-abillity to downtown. The Causland Park and Waterfront Parks are in this area as well as the library and local theater. Best of all, this neighborhood is close to both downtown and the Guemes Ferry.
Rock Ridge is a great area of Anacortes that features everything from partial view lots to properties boasting panoramic views that are simply beyond compare. Views are typically aligned westward as well as northern in orientation. The San Juan Islands and the sound are clearly in view when choosing to buy a home in beautiful Rock Ridge. The area is also bordered by Anacortes Community Forest Lands and is known for its abundance of nature trails. Cranberry Lake is another landmark worth seeing and experiencing near to the Rock Ridge neighborhood.
Skyline is situated on the Western portion of Fidalgo Island. With amazing southwestern views of Burrows Bay, the San Juans, as well as the Olympics, Skyline is a great choice when searching for an Anacortes home that you can call your own. Great beaches and views of the Skyline marina make this neighborhood a popular choice among those who love island living. Skyline has a wide range of community activities and several excellent parks. The neighborhood has a mix of homes built between the late 60's and just completed new builds. The community does have CCR's and a yearly due of $145 but the amenities cannot be beat. There is a private beach, private park, 2 club houses for the members to rent, a tennis court and marina.
As a mostly waterfront community, Sunset Cove is situated on the very tip of Fidalgo island to the Northwest. Convenient to Skyline Marina, the area is also close to popular Washington Park and many luxury properties for those in search of an exclusive home on Anacortes. The Sunset Cove community has many great homes to choose from when in the market for an island home or even a weekend get-away used as a second home. This neighborhood is true to its namesake with amazing sunsets for all to enjoy.
SAN JUAN PASSAGE
This beautiful development is located on the north side of Fidalgo Island close to the Washington State Ferry Terminal. San Juan Passage is a coastal community of 99 traditionally styled, single-family homes situated on tree-lined streets with wide, walkable sidewalks. Prime view parcels are home to grand community parks with landscaped trails that gently wind to the sea. Each home is a blend of modern efficiencies and historic coastal design, with steep gabled roofs and deep, inviting covered porches.