Top Properties, May 2009

The following is a list of recent commercial and high-end residential property sales in Whatcom County. Top properties is compiled by Wendy Darling with assistance from the county treasurer’s and assessor’s offices.


Residences above $700,000

Seller: Gary and Mary Nordquist
Buyer: Neil and Manuela Ramsbottom
Description: 2 -story house with 3,793 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, built in 1980, 550 square foot attached garage, 2,000 square foot deck, 86 feet shorefront, 86 feet tideland; marine view.
Address: 1737 Edgewater Lane, Bellingham
Price: $950,000
Date: 04/29/09

Seller: Alan and Gretchen Taylor
Buyer: Hugh Bradford and Bonnie Warren Rose
Description: 1 -story house with 1,970 square feet, 1,941 square foot finished basement, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, built in 1955, 690 square foot with 1,480 square feet, 1,480 square foot finished basement, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1952. Third house (of no economic value) also on land.
Address: 4030, 4034, 4050 Northwest Ave., Bellingham
Price: $2,450,000
Date: 05/01/09


Commercial Land

Seller: Maple Ridge Declarant, LLC
Buyer: Larry and Marilyn Richner
Description: 3 lots – territorial view.
Address: Vine Court, Everson
Price: $225,000
Date: 5/13/09

Seller: Orchard Street Development, LLC
Buyer: Ahi Ohana, LLC
Description: 2.23 acres
Address: James Street, Bellingham
Price: $400,000
Date: 05/19/09

Seller: HDK Enterprises, Inc.
Buyer: Mark and Rebecca Smith
Description: Lot – territorial view.
Address: 1704 Spring Meadows Drive, Lynden
Price: $232,000
Date: 05/19/09

Seller: Nielsen Brothers, Inc.
Buyer: David and Judith Hardan (Bakersfield, CA)
Description: 58.91 acres – forest.
Address: 2020 H Street Road, Blaine
Price: $475,000
Date: 04/30/09

Seller: Greta Crabtree and Ron and Ione Gienger
Buyer: Bulkhaul Development, LLC (Richmond, BC)
Description: Industrial
Address: 295 West Third St., Sumas
Price: $300,000
Date: 05/01/09

Seller: Jack and Leann Swanson, Greta Crabtree and Ron and Ione Gienger
Buyer: Bulkhaul Development, LLC
Description: Industrial/residential
Address: 715 Van St., Sumas
Price: $300,000
Date: 05/01/09

Seller: David Syre
Buyer: Larry and Marilyn Richner
Description: 38.99 wooded acres – agricultural; territorial view. Sale includes a 1 -story house with 800 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 baths, built in 1965, remodeled in 1986.
Address: 6010 Siper Road, Everson
Price: $490,000
Date: 05/06/09

Seller: David Syre
Buyer: Larry and Marilyn Richner
Description: 34.99 acres – agricultural; territorial view.
Address: 6300 Lawrence Road, Everson
Price: $680,000
Date: 05/06/09

Seller: Donald and Carol Brown
Buyer: Pensco Trust Co. (San Francisco, CA)
Description: 2 lots – recreational use.
Address: 6929 Bourn St. and 6930 Central Ave., Glacier
Price: $127,500
Date: 05/06/09

Seller: Ahi Ohana, LLC
Buyer: Orchard Street Development, LLC
Description: 4.26 acres
Address: Iron Gate Road, Bellingham
Price: $400,000
Date: 05/19/09


Commercial Properties

Seller: Carolina Self Storage, LLC
Buyer: Carolina Apartments, LLC
Description: 2 –story- 14 unit apartment building with a total of 14,228 square feet, built in 2001.
Address: 1709 Carolina St., Bellingham
Price: $1,250,000
Date: 05/05/09

Seller: Massaad Boulos
Buyer: Rock Creek Farms Ltd. (Abbotsford, B.C.)
Description: 2 warehouses and 1 utility building with a total of 14,760 square feet, 4,300 square foot barn, built in 1968, remodeled in 2001. Sale includes a mobile home with 1,248 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, built in 1975, 9.73 acres land.
Address: 5785 Everson Goshen Road, Bellingham
Price: $680,000
Date: 05/08/09

Seller: Trillion Ventures, LLC
Buyer: Lynden TT, LLC (Mercer Island, WA)
Description: Fast Food Restaurant (Taco Time) with 2,418 square feet, built in 2006; territorial view.
Address: 8095 Guide Meridian Road, Lynden
Price: $560,000
Date: 05/07/09

Seller: Baker Business Center, LLC
Buyer: Harry Ross and Doug Van Beek
Description: 2 – units with a total of 3,459 square feet, built in 2008, 4 parking spaces.
Address: Units 101 and 102, Baker Business Center, 4110 Strider Loop, Bellingham.
Price: $410,200
Date: 05/11/09

Seller: Harjinder Singh and Harjit Singh Rai
Buyer: State of Washington, Department of Transportation (Seattle, WA)
Description: 22 -unit resort (Glacier Creek Lodge) with a total of 10,353 square feet, built in 1990. Resort consists of 2 –story store/office/11 cabins/ 2 small motels/ 2 houses/ mobile home, 3.45 acres land.
Address: 10036 Mt. Baker Highway, Glacier
Price: $732,000
Date: 05/11/09

Seller: Douglas VanBeek and Harry Ross, III
Buyer: 143, LLC
Description: Office/warehouse with 1,824 square feet, built in 1926, remodeled in 1999.
Address: 2121 King St., Bellingham
Price: $275,000
Date: 05/11/09

Seller: J. Scott Plank
Buyer: Remote Power and Supply, LLC
Description: Warehouse with 1,500 square feet, built in 2004, .97 acres land.
Address: 3850 Mustang Way, Bellingham
Price: $1,200,000
Date: 05/15/09


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