Mount Vernon Real Estate
Ninety miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia, and sixty miles north of Seattle, Skagit County is one of the fastest-growing counties in Washington. Situated to easily reach more than six million people within a short drive, the county is primed to cater to families, tourism, and business. While tulip fields, berry farms, and waterfront communities flank its western side, eagles, mountains, and a stunning stretch of highway mark its eastern edge. Within this remarkable county, the businesses in Burlington and Mount Vernon enjoy local government support, a vibrant business climate, easy access to Interstate 5, marine shipping, and a strong community. Mount Vernon, located along Interstate 5, is the regional center for government, education, health care, culture, technology, and finance. This strong and diverse business base, along with the multitude of amenities make Mount Vernon an excellent choice for vacationers, investors, and prospective homebuyers seeking a second home or new primary residence.
On the scenic banks of the Skagit River, Mount Vernon encompasses a spectacular mix of professional services, offices, retail establishments, and restaurants. Additionally, it is one of the few areas in Skagit County that has state-of-the-art, high-speed fiber-optic technology. Mount Vernon also boasts an extraordinary natural environment as it sits between the Cascade Mountains to the east and the San Juan Islands of Puget Sound to the west. The city also hosts the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, a world-famous event that attracts a million visitors every year. Further contributing to the appeal of Mount Vernon are its progressive health care, good schools, and many attractions. Points of interest in Mount Vernon include Pacific Northwest Opera, McIntyre Hall, Lincoln Theatre, a historic downtown, Padilla Bay Trail, a waterfront park, and several breweries and wineries. All of these desirable features add to the continued popularity of Mount Vernon real estate.
Real estate in Mount Vernon includes condos, townhomes, and single-family homes of all ages, sizes, and architectural styles. This includes Mount Vernon new construction and historic properties in Mount Vernon as well. There are fourteen neighborhoods in Mount Vernon, among the most popular are Hillcrest Park and West Hill. Young singles, couples, small and growing families, empty-nesters, retirees, and everyone in between will find many exceptional Mount Vernon properties to meet their unique needs and personal tastes. As a result of the diversity of homes for sale in Mount Vernon, listing prices span a broad range. If you are interested in more detailed information regarding currently listed Mount Vernon homes, in Skagit County, Washington, we would love to assist you, so please do not hesitate to contact us today or at your earliest convenience.