Tag: Olympic Mountains

Family Friendly Sequim

family kayaking at sunset

Sequim has everything that makes a family friendly community. Here you will find the most beautiful surroundings with sunny, mild weather, that creates the perfect setting for active families that love the outdoors. The safe, friendly neighborhoods also include great schools and excellent doctors. And there are many opportunities for kids such as sports, arts and clubs. Sequim has a lively downtown with fun shops and family-friendly dining, and there is a large choice of romantic restaurants for those lovely date nights. In addition to our many festivals, Sequim families celebrate the holidays at the downtown trick-or-treating and tree lighting events. Visit Sequim for a family outing and see all we have to offer.

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5 Essential Hikes Near Sequim

Enjoy Hikes in the Olympic Mountains Near SequimSequim is nestled in the shadow of the majestic Olympic Mountains. As the temperatures rise, the snow begins to melt from the peaks and hiking season begins. The mountain meadows explode with wildflowers and the forest rivers rush with new, clear water. Summer is the perfect time to explore what these hikes have to offer.  Many of the best hikes on the Olympic Peninsula are an easy drive from Sequim.

Sequim has an abundance of natural beauty, easily hiked from its doorstep. These local hikes can be found in our previous blog posts: Bike the Olympic Discovery Trail and Hike the Dungeness Spit . However, if you’re looking for more adventure with stunning views, here are 5 hikes that may tempt you.

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3 Reasons to Move to Sequim

Move to Sequim, WashingtonAs we near the end of 2016, it’s the time of year where we start reflecting on our journey, and on changes we may want to make in the upcoming year.  Perhaps it’s time to look a little deeper into how great your life could be if you join us in the charming town of Sequim.  According to a variety of articles and recent transplants to Sequim, there are many significant reasons behind their decision to move to Sequim.  The obvious one that most people talk about is weather, and the infamous “blue hole” in which Sequim resides. While that is certainly fantastic and an important part to life here, it’s not the only reason to consider a move to Sequim.  As you get ready to make this decision, contact our knowledgeable real estate agents.  We have over 30 years of experience in the Sequim real estate market, and can help guide you through the entire process.   Continue Reading

Enjoy the Summer Weather in Sequim

Summer Weather in Sequim, WashingtonWinters are pretty mild in Sequim, but the summer weather is simply spectacular. As we enter into the hottest days of the year for many cities around the country, it’s easy to see why so many people love the summer weather in Sequim.  Sure, it gets hot here, too.  But by hot, we mean in the low to upper 70’s, and occasionally the 80’s. We don’t mean it gets into the 90’s or above, and we certainly don’t experience the smothering humidity that the East Coast does. High temperatures have been known to happen, but certainly not on a regular basis.  On the whole, the weather in Sequim is mild, enjoyable, and perfect for enjoying the stunning Olympic Peninsula. No matter whether you’re moving here for the weather or the community, our Sequim Real Estate Brokers will help every step of the way.  Contact us today.    Continue Reading

Ballooning over Sequim

Ballooning SequimEach town on the Olympic Peninsula has it’s own unique charm worth exploring, and throughout you’ll find exquisite gourmet dining, shopping, arts, and entertainment to balance out your itinerary.  Sequim is, perhaps, the most charming of all.  During the warm, sunny months, huge crowds are drawn to the area for the stunning displays of Lavender growing throughout the valley.  The Fall and winter months have their special, allure, too, thank to the peaceful tranquility enjoyed in this charming and sunny town.  The spring months bring visitors in search of wildlife to the Dungeness Spit and the Olympic National Park.  Another favorite spring activity is hot air ballooning over the picturesque Dungeness valley, where you’ll be rewarded with views too beautiful to describe.  No matter what it is that first brings you to Sequim, we’ve no doubt you’ll leave a transformed and happier person.  If you’d like to make this area your forever home, contact one of our knowledgable Sequim Real Estate Agents today.   Continue Reading

Spring Blossoms in Sequim

Spring Blossoms SequimAs Real Estate Agents, we’re so often asked what it is that makes Sequim such a special place to live. The answers are varied and complex, just like the wonderful people that call this sunny little piece of the Olympic Peninsula home.  However, a simple glance around the greater Sequim-Dungeness Valley in Sequim during the beautiful months of spring will probably give you a glimpse into the special personality that is Sequim.  This charming, quiet valley is undeniably beautiful as the sun comes up over the rugged peaks of the Olympic Mountains, sparkling along the rippling shores of the Straits of Juan de Fuca.  Everywhere you look, Sequim is in blossom.  From the early buds on Sequim’s Lavender farms to the wildflowers painting the hills of the Olympics, Sequim is a vibrant, colorful valley of spring time joy. Come see what life in Sequim is like for yourself, and you’ll soon understand the pull it has. Contact our Sequim Real Estate Agents when you’re ready to move. Continue Reading

Sequim Real Estate is Looking Up

Sequim Real EstateWhether you’ve been planning to move to Sequim for some time, or maybe you’re just coming around to the possibility, now is a great time to take those first steps towards making it a reality.  It doesn’t matter what draws you in. Whether you decide to live here because of the mild and agreeable weather, the fresh clean air and environment, the relative affordability when compared with places like California, Portland, or even Seattle, the small and close-knit community, or the world-class opportunities for outdoor recreation, we know you’re going to love it here.  Even if you just come here for the beautiful vistas, it’s no secret that Sequim is the perfect place to live.  The real estate market in Sequim is picking up as we head into spring, and our experienced real estate agents are ready to help you start your next chapter in Sequim.  Take those first steps, and browse through our Sequim real estate listings today. Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Relocate to Sequim

Sequim RelocateWhether you’re mind is set on the idea of moving to Sequim or you’re just coming around to the possibilities, we can think of several reasons to relocate here that will help you make this dream a reality.  It doesn’t matter what draws you in.  Whether you relocate for the weather, the fresh clean air and environment, the relative affordability when compared with places like California, Portland, or even Seattle, the small and close-knit community, or the top-notch accessible healthcare, we know you’re going to love it here.  Even if you just come here for the daily views, Sequim is, quite possibly, the perfect place to live, and we’d love to help you relocate to your dream home.  Browse through our local listings, and contact us to get your move started today. Continue Reading

The Weather is Better in Sequim

Sequim weatherWhether you’re mind is set on the idea of moving to Sequim or you’re just coming around to the possibilities, we can think of one reason that is above all the rest, and it’s simple.  The weather in Sequim is better than so many other places in the country, let alone the state.  We’ve all heard about the rainy, dreary days of a Seattle Winter.  Though it’s only 2 hours away from us, we can assure you Sequim is no Seattle.  It’s like a different world up here, filled with dry, sunny days, clean air, and unbeatable views of the Olympic Mountains and Strait of Juan de Fuca.  We are a small, yet vibrant community, nestled into what many call the “banana”belt”.  Sequim is, quite possibly, the perfect place to live, and we’d love to help you find your dream home.  Browse through our local listings, and contact us to get your move started today.   Continue Reading

Fall Hiking in Sequim

Sequim Fall HikingAll it takes is one simple look around at the abundant natural beauty of the Olympic Peninsula for visitors to fall in love with the Sequim area and all it has to offer. Many new residents have flocked to the greater Sequim Valley after that first impression. One of the best things about Sequim, other than its idyllic setting, is the moderate weather that we enjoy year-round.  The frequent sunny days and mild temperatures allow residents and visitors alike to get outside on a regular basis.  Though spring and summer may be the more obvious choices for hiking on the Olympic Peninsula, we find that there really isn’t any bad time of year to get out and enjoy the trails.  If you haven’t been yet, we invite you to come explore Sequim with us, and to see firsthand what all the hype is about. Continue Reading