Stretch Island (Grapeview, WA)

By Kristian Schonberg
(Windermere Peninsula Properties)
Comments 2
Yesterday and today, with temperatures reaching into the 90s around here, we have enjoyed swimming to cool down in both the lakes and the saltwater.  Late yesteday afternoon, I drove my 2 sons to Stretch Island to beach comb and swim and noticed hundreds of seals on the north side chasing anchovi...

By Dinah Lee Griffey, Managing Broker Windermere Peninsula Properties
(Windermere Peninsula Properties)
Comments 17
  1.The first bird domesticated by man was the goose. 2.There are more chickens in the world than people.                                           3.Chickens absorb vitamin-D through their combs from sunshine. 4.The average hen will lay 227 eggs a year 5.Roosters can't crow if they can't fully ...

By Dinah Lee Griffey, Managing Broker Windermere Peninsula Properties
(Windermere Peninsula Properties)
Comments 9
It was one of those days that you have to carry your camera with you everywhere you go. I could not stop taking pictures today.The waters were still and the views incredible. This is a view from the Treasure Island bridge looking over to the Stretch Island Bridge. Years ago the twin Islands were...

By Dinah Lee Griffey, Managing Broker Windermere Peninsula Properties
(Windermere Peninsula Properties)
Comments 5
Ever wonder why so many people flock to Mason County, Washington. I bet he does too, although I think he likes the handouts. The freedom and nature here are remarkable. We are minutes away from sailing, boating, fishing, clamming, hiking, biking, and enjoying the local wildlife.It is the one sto...

By Valerie Spaulding, Allyn-Belfair-Hood Canal-Local Expertise!
(Windermere Peninsula Properties~Allyn~Belfair~WA)
Comments 7
I was sitting here in the office this morning, commiserating with another agent in my office, Peter Cahan, about the nasty weather we are having today. Wind, rain and just down right cold when he said to me, "You know what I did this morning?" And so he told me this story which reminded me of why...

By Richard R. Bell, Broker-Manager, Allyn - Belfair Washington State Realtor
(Richard Bell - Windermere Peninsula Properties)
Comments 4
The following narrative is my second of three Blogs about rural Stretch Island in South Puget Sound for the Mason County Localism Promotion that our local Realtors have embraced.  In Mason County, AR members within the real estate community, are telling their stories about life in our small corne...

By Richard R. Bell, Broker-Manager, Allyn - Belfair Washington State Realtor
(Richard Bell - Windermere Peninsula Properties)
Comments 2
"Island Belle"is a light-bodied hybrid grape (vitis labrusca), also known as Campbell's Early. The Grape made its debut around 1890 on Stretch Island located in Grapeview, Washington along the shore line of South Puget Sound. The "Island Belle" is a concord type vine that was cross breed with nat...
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