Anacortes is a Place like no other in friendly Washington State ~ Welcome to “The Gateway to the San Juan Islands"

 

As a part of the San Juan archipelago, Anacortes is full of wonder and excitement. From the ferry terminal on Anacortes it is possible to reach a number of the other San Juan Islands. Shaw Island, Lopez Island, Orcas Island and even Victoria, BC can be accessed via ferry service. Anacortes is actually a part of Fidalgo Island and is just 60 miles from bustling and exciting Seattle. As a truly unique seaside town, Anacortes is known for antique shops, the historic Old Town District and art galleries as well as ample outdoor recreation opportunities.

Featuring thousands of acres of forestland and recreational parks as well as endless stretches of saltwater beaches and pristine fresh water lakes, Anacortes is truly amazing. Enjoy art festivals and great restaurants along with a variety of rallies and other fun festivals and events throughout the year. There is even a unique and enjoyable farmer's market each week in town.

 

Nicole Haun Cell: 360-770-6494 Office: 360-293-8654

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Location, Location, Location

Anacortes

From a great view of Mt. Baker to watching bald eagles soar above, Anacortes is a unique place to visit and a great place to live. Impressive sunsets, deep blue water and even an occasional whale sighting are all in store when on Anacortes. Mountain biking, camping, boating and fishing as well as forests, beaches and parks are abundant in this inviting part of Washington state. Anacortes on Fidalgo Island is stunning by all measures. It is indeed the Pacific Northwest at its best.

Cap Sante

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.

old town

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 bungelows and many properties that feature a stunning water view, Old Town and its tree lined streets must not be missed. Parks and a marina and other notables are abundant throughout the area. Best of all, this neighborhood is close to both downtown and the Guemes Ferry.

Rock Ridge

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 Forrest 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

Skyline is situated on the Western portion of Fidalgo Island. Boasting 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.

Sunset Cove

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.

Nicole Haun Cell: 360-770-6494 Office: 360-293-8654

Licensed Washington State Realtor at your service

Learn more about the excellent educational opportunities found throughout the Anacortes school district

 

Great Schools offers good information on the Anacortes School District. Great Schools rates the Anacortes School District and impressive 8 out of 10. This is based on pupil test results and other relevant data. 

Zillow offers a similar rating system that also rates the Anacortes School District very high in comparison to schools nationwide.

Livability is an additional resource for learning more about schools in Anacortes.

Along with being a great place to live, Anacortes is known for having wonderful schools where kids can learn in a healthy and nurturing environment. Best of all, the views from several of the schools are often spectacular!

Direct link to the Anacortes School District > Website

List of Anacortes Utility Companies

Part of settling into your new home involves connecting your utilities - Here is a representative list of utility companies and other useful information for those who are new to Skagit County. We hope this helps make your move easier! Welcome to Anacortes.


Cable and TV
Comcast - 888-266-2278


Sewer and Trash/Recycling
Anacortes - 360-293-1900


Natural Gas
Cascade Natural Gas - 866-412-8829


Propane
AmeriGas - 360-424-6119
Northwest Propane - 360-424-4471
Skagit Farmers - 360-757-6053


Water
Skagit PUD - 360-424-7104


Anacortes Schools
360-293-1200


Voter Registration
360-336-9305


Licensing
Driver - 360-588-0508
Vehicle - 360-755-0419