Top property sales, November 2008

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: Andrew and Marci Loder
Buyer: Sirva Relocation, LLC (Plymouth, MN)
Description: 1 -story house with 2,733 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus bonus room, built in 2003, 1,050 square foot attached garage, 512 square foot patio, 1.00 acres land; territorial view.
Address: 348 W. Silverado Court, Bellingham
Price: $720,000
Date: 10/23/08

Seller: Bonnie Giles
Buyer: Liberty Park North, LLC
Description: 2 – houses: 1) 1 -story house with 2,028 square feet, 1,040 square foot attic, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 2000, 900 square foot attached garage, 396 square foot deck. 2) 1 –story house with 923 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, built in 1930, 720 square foot detached garage, 20.16 acres wooded land.
Address: 5404 and 5434 Shields Road, Ferndale
Price: $800,000
Date: 10/29/08

Seller: Bodie Gwinner
Description: 1 -story house with 1,502 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1942, 1000 square foot detached garage, 2,640 square foot barn, plus GP building, 25.60 acres wooded land; territorial view.
Address: 2141 Mt. Baker Highway, Bellingham
Price: $700,000
Date: 11/10/08


Residential Land

Seller: Walter and Jane Lund
Buyer: Liberty Park North, LLC
Description: 5.00 acres, plus 1 -story house – territorial view.
Address: 1385 Smith Way, Bellingham
Price: $525,000
Date: 10/29/08

Seller: Tonja Croft, c/o DHL Global Forwarding
Buyer: North Bay Christ The King Community Church
Description: 2.72 acres –residential, zoned for manufacturing use.
Address: 2748 Peace Portal Drive, Blaine
Price: $385,000
Date: 11/04/08

Seller: Samish Heights, Inc.
Buyer: William and Janet Baeder (Omaha, NE)
Description: Lot – marine and territorial view.
Address: 4203 Wildwood Drive, Bellingham
Price: $370,000
Date: 11/07/08


Airplane Hangars

Seller: Robert Simica
Buyer: Richard Reavill and Wendy Reavill
Description: Hangar with 947 square feet, built in 1992.
Address: Unit S-20, Strato Hangars Condominium, Mitchell Way, Bellingham
Price: $65,000
Date: 11/14/08


Commercial Land

Seller: Philip and Denise Dyer
Buyer: City of Ferndale
Description: 2.95 acres – central business.
Address: West Main St., Ferndale
Price: $205,000
Date: 10/30/08

Seller: Merrill & Ring Forest Products, L.P
Buyer: 4M2K, LLC (Mt. Vernon, WA)
Description: 160.00 acres – forest
Address: Sedro-Woolley
Price: $650,000
Date: 10/31/08

Seller: Mid-Valley Resources, Inc.
Buyer: Longview Timber Corp. (Longview, WA)
Description: 2,036.32 acres – forest.
Address: Deming and Sedro-Woolley
Price: $614,790
Date: 11/06/08

Seller: Mid-Valley Resources, Inc.
Buyer: Longview Timber Corp. (Longview, WA)
Description: 15,467.49 acres – forest.
Address: Y Road, Bellingham, Mt. Baker, Deming and Sedro-Woolley
Price: $48,069,844
Date: 11/06/08

Seller: Sherman Bronsink
Buyer: Jeffrey and Suzanne Johnson
Description: 2 lots – foundation and walls of burned-out building – historic business district.
Address: Delft Square, 444 Front St., Lynden
Price: $210,000
Date: 11/12/08

Seller: Whatcom Land Trust
Buyer: Whatcom County
Description: 54.10 acres – heavy impact industrial.
Address: Koehn Road, Blaine
Price: $375,000
Date: 11/17/08


Commercial Properties

Seller: Mirella Giaconi
Buyer: Jonathan Hansen
Description: 2 –story, 9-unit apartment building with 8,424 square feet, built in 1914; marine and territorial view.
Address: 825 High St and 516 East Myrtle St., Bellingham
Price: $630,000
Date: 10/16/08

Seller: Icicle Acquisition Subsidiary, LLC
Buyer: Moon Enterprise, Inc.
Description: 2 – story office/warehouse with 15,099 square feet, built in 1953, remodeled in 1986.
Address: 225 Sigurdson Ave., Blaine
Price: $100,000 QCD (Building only)
Date: 10/27/08

Seller: Michael and Patricia Coogan
Buyer: Norman and Karen Chamberlin
Description: Warehouse with 3,850 square feet, built in 1997, 1,400 square foot storage mezzanine, 120 feet chain link fence with barbed wire.
Address: 2116 – 2118 Queen St., Bellingham
Price: $399,900
Date: 10/20/08

Seller: Sehome Court, LLC
Buyer: Charles and Cindy Lei, Toh-Bin and Margaret Lim, Kwei Kuang Hsu and Green S.C. Hsueh, George Wang and Violette Hu. (Northridge, CA)
Description: 3 –story, 16 -unit apartment building with a total of 9,741 square feet, built in 2004.
Address: 501 Voltaire Court, Bellingham
Price: $1,500,000
Date: 10/29/08

Seller: Pacific Financial Corporation
Buyer: Whatcom Educational Credit Union
Description: Bank with 4,000 square feet, built in 1980, remodeled in 2006.
Address: 106 East Maine St., Everson
Price: $725,000
Date: 11/03/08

Seller: Charles Gabi
Buyer: Ramandeep Malhi
Description: Service station/convenience store with 2,214 square feet, 1,584 square foot steel canopy, built in 1972, remodeled in 1998, 2 –4,000 gallon tanks,1 –6,000 gallon tank, 1 – 8,000 gallon tank.
Address: 4981 Mount Baker Highway, Deming
Price: $737,000
Date: 11/07/08

Seller: Lynden Plaza, LLC
Buyer: H & A Management, LLC (Burnaby, BC)
Description: Recreational vehicle park with 1,444 square foot clubhouse, built in 1986, remodeled in 1994, 19.88 acres land; territorial view.
Address: Sea Breeze Recreational Park, 4700 Alderson Road, Blaine
Price: $1,700,000
Date: 11/14/08

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