West Beach

 Photo by Snowberry Lane Photography

Photo by Snowberry Lane Photography

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Located on the west side of the island, the "West Beach" neighborhood is a loose term. It spans from Libby Rd in Coupeville to where Swantown Rd runs into West Beach Rd on the north end in Oak Harbor. Essentially, it's the sandwich between Ft Ebey State Park and Joseph Whidbey State Park.

It is a mix of high and low bank properties. There is good and bad to both, so if you do decide that purchasing a waterfront home is important to you, make sure your Real Estate Agent is very familiar with beach front properties, and more specifically beach front on the west side. 

The 3 main beach access spots are Sunset Beach, Hastie Lake, and Libbey Rd. Each beach is unique, but they all share the same amazing sunset views. 

From the west side, it is a straight shot out the sound to the open ocean, meaning nothing blocks the wind. You get the full force blowing right at you, which makes for some pretty stormy days. However,  nothing beats the westward sunset views. 

Check out some of my past listings in this neighborhood. 

A magical home on the water’s edge…where enormous views & coastal charm merge. Set on 90' of beachfront featuring: 13' ceilings, Italian marble floors with radiant heat, 3 bedrooms + office, a remarkable kitchen with granite counters, Viking range with brick surround, & more. Enjoy views of the Olympics, twinkling city lights, & exquisite sunsets from the comfort of your living room complete with gas fireplace & surround sound. Where practical (wired for generator & wide halls) meets exceptional. Welcome to Whitecap...

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Looking for a part-time escape or full-time retreat? Set on 1/2 acre of med. bank waterfront, mins from beach access, bird watching at Swan Lake, and a state park! Experience spellbinding views of saltwater, the Olympics and perfect sunsets. Features: 3 bdrms (2 bdrm septic), deluxe kitchen, and renovated baths w/heated flrs and quartz vanities. More? Hardwood flrs on main level, sun-soaked dining rm, and spacious living rm w/custom f/p. Relax on your decks, enjoy the manicured grounds, and love being home!

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A dazzling salt water view, impressive Olympic mtns, and twinkling lights of Victoria, create a brilliant backdrop for this waterfront home. Highlights: a fabulous kitchen (w/Brazilian granite, high-end appliances, and w/in pantry), 2 living rms (1 w/180 degree views and the other w/marble faced f/p)--perfectly suited for entertaining. W/3 spacious bdrms upstairs, a rec rm (w/surround sound down), oversized garage, and huge deck for enjoying shipping lane views...Renovated. Refined. Ready to move in.... 

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