Discover Port Townsend to Port Ludlow Neighborhoods:
If you're trying to figure out the right neighborhood for your lifestyle, you've come to the right place!
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Waterfront area with Historic Victorian architecture in buildings with one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants and galleries with condo living upstairs. Beach access, ferry service, water view dining, movie theater, Port Townsend Marina, and views of boats. Neighborhood includes county museum, city and county offices. Many festivals and parades are held on Water Street.
Benefits of Living in Downtown:
• In-town active community
• Condo living in historic buildings
• Walk to festivities, shops, and restaurants
Area of town nested up the hill above downtown. Many homes have partial water and mountain views. Large historic Victorian homes are nestled between 1940s cottages to 2009 luxury homes. City living with Lawrence Street shopping area including grocery, flowers, movie theater, restaurants and tavern. Can walk to downtown and to many parks including Chetzemoka Park and Fort Worden State Park. Neighborhood has many Bed and Breakfast accommodations in Victorian and luxury homes. 9-hole public golf course, public tennis court, city rec center.
Benefits of Living in Uptown:
• Enjoy old architecture in your cityscape
• Walk to shops, parks and restaurants
• Home to the seasonal Farmers' Markets
Morgan Hill,Port Townsend
Portion of town on top of a hill with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound marine traffic and Port Townsend downtown rooftops. Mixed neighborhood of large Victorian homes, 1940s cottages, all the way up to 2009 luxury homes. Most lots are 5000 square feet for ‘city’ living. Very much a walking area to parks and down to Lawrence Street for quick shopping.
Benefits of Living on Morgan Hill:
• Top of the hill sun
• Views overlooking the Port Townsend skyline
• Short walk to Fort Worden and Centrum events
North Beach,Port Townsend
Eclectic and bohemian, this section of northwest Port Townsend is known for beach-house smaller-type living and THE Beach! North Beach Park is a level, walk-on beach on the Straits of Juan de Fuca with large boat traffic at eye level. San Juan Islands are the backdrop on most days.
Benefits of Living in North Beach:
• Superb walking beach
• Back entrance to Fort Worden State Park
• Walking trails
Fowler's Park,Port Townsend
Quintessential northwest neighborhood of homes built beginning in 1994. Selective tree removal keeps big fir canopies of color with filtered sunlight. Green belts keep the privacy between cedar sided homes.
Benefits of Living in Fowler's Park:
• Walking trails around and through Fowler’s Park
• A good mix of all ages in the neighborhood
• Bus line to town
Castle Hill,Port Townsend
Sunny location on western side of Kai Tai Lagoon makes for great views of the Port Townsend historical skyline. Homes surrounding Manresa Castle (hence the name) and Jefferson Healthcare (local hospital). Good bus service and shopping up on the hill.
Benefits of Living on Castle Hill:
• Shopping-grocery, pizza, travel agent and more
• Moderate to high end homes-depends on view
• Local bus service excellent in this area
Glen Cove,Port Townsend
Our industrial park, all light industrial and manufacturing. Many metal buildings for offices with or without shops. Inexpensive location for large green business office locations.
Benefits of Glen Cove:
• Large and small properties available.
• Good mass transit from all areas
• On Hwy 20, the main thoroughfare.
Cape George,10 minutes to Port Townsend
A community of homes on the Discovery Bay side of the peninsula. The types of properties vary from high bank waterfront and water view luxury homes in The Colony, manufactured and mobile homes in The Village, and homes on large acreage in The Highlands. Spectacular beach and sunset views from properties in The Colony and The Village. Animals are allowed on properties in The Highlands. CCRs protect the views and maintain the community workshop, clubhouse, exercise facility, indoor pool, and pay-per-foot private marina.
Benefits of Living in Cape George:
• Walking beach
• Spectacular western sunset views
• Private beach, marina, clubhouse, workshop
Kala Point,10 minutes to Port Townsend
Gated entry to 396-acre development of homes, duplex and apartment style condominiums and deeded timeshares. All lots minimum 1/3 of an acre. CCRs protect views, walking trails, trees, bluffs and have architectural standards to maintain home values. Many luxury homes and magnificent water view lots. Private beach, clubhouse, tennis courts and walking trails. Backs up to Old Fort Townsend State Park. 5-minutes to Jefferson County International Airport.
Benefits of Living in Kala Point:
• Park-like setting
• Adjacent to Old Fort Townsend State Park
• Private beach, tennis courts, clubhouse
• Gated entry for privacy
Discovery Bay,15 minutes to Port Townsend
Most properties in this area are at least 5-acres and enjoy views to the west for Olympic Mtns or to the east high over Puget Sound and Cascade Mtns. Wide range of homes from luxury to old mobile homes or waterfront cabins at Adelma Beach and Beckett Point. Nearby is the Discovery Bay 18-hole golf course along with the Cabins at Chevy Chase Resort.
Benefits of Living in the Discovery Bay area:
• Spectacular, pristine western views
• Southwestern afternoon sun
• Near Discovery Bay Golf Course
Port Hadlock,15 minutes to Port Townsend
Village south of Port Townsend for local shopping and restaurants. Known for it’s marina at the Inn At Port Hadlock Inn (Old Industrial Alcohol Plant). A growing town of grocery, small-town restaurants, gas station, pizza parlor and other services. Will be developing over the next 10 years with new sewer and water systems.
Benefits of Living in Port Hadlock:
• Protected marina
• Active local yacht club
• Good investment in the future
Chimacum,15-20 min. to Port Townsend
Sparsely populated rural farms and mostly larger acreage properties from 20-acres to 1000-acres. Mostly mid-70s farmhouses, but a few luxury homes on large parcels. Crops in the fields or cows or cattle. Has elementary, middle and high schools and grocery, hardware, pizza and video stores.
Benefits of Living in Chimacum:
• Rural country living
• Sparsely populated
• Larger acreage properties
Marrowstone Island,25-45 min. to Port Townsend
Rural living with four large parks, including Ft. Flagler with extensive beach access for the public. Not known for architectural restrictions can be farm next to luxury home. Spectacular marine traffic observation points. Up to 45 minutes to Port Townsend. 10-minutes to shopping in Port Hadlock.
Benefits of Living on Marrowstone Island:
• Quiet island living
• Four large parks with extensive beach access
• Spectacular marine traffic observation points
Port Ludlow,30 min. to Port Townsend
Resort living with 27-hole championship golf course and 300-slip full-service marina. North Bay area has all custom homes. South Bay has 5-house plan subdivision and many of those neighborhoods have full-service front yard maintenance. Both areas have CCRs, Homeowner's Association, and annual fees. Port Ludlow has a convenience store, post office, hotel, restaurant and pizzeria. Only about 1.5 hours to Seattle.
Benefits of Living in Port Ludlow:
• Live on a 27-hole Championship Golf Course
• Overlook 300-Slip Full Service Marinas
• Many areas have full-service front yard maintenance
Nancy Stelow, ABR, CLHMS
Real Estate Agent
Office located in:
Port Townsend, WA