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How 2020 Changed the Way We See Our Homes

By Susan Grosten | Mar 4, 2021

Last year, COVID-19 prompted a shift in the way we live, and in homebuyers’ needs. We all sought out different ways to stay safe and live comfortably during the pandemic. Here are on Bainbridge Island, we saw – and we’re still seeing – eager buyers who have specific ideas around what home now means to […]

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Meadowmeer Neighborhood Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Neighborhood: Meadowmeer

By Susan Grosten | Feb 23, 2021

Meadowmeer Neighborhood Bainbridge Island   Centrally located on Bainbridge Island, the Meadowmeer neighborhood offers a quiet but amenity-rich lifestyle. Primarily sited around the golf course, the Meadowmeer neighborhood was designed with form and function. Smaller streets and cul-de-sacs promote a safe place for walking, biking, and chalk art in the streets. Having an elevated altitude […]

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Helpline House Bainbridge Island

By Susan Grosten | Feb 7, 2021

Helpline House Bainbridge Island   I am currently reading Kristin Hannah’s newest book “The Four Winds”.  A Bainbridge Island resident and best-selling author, Ms. Hannah writes beautiful, historically-based fiction. The story revolves around farmers whose lives are turned upside down by the phenomenon called The Dust Bowl; the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. […]

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Bainbridge Island Coffee Shops

Coffee Shops and Bakeries of Bainbridge Island

By Susan Grosten | Jan 6, 2021

Coffee | Cupcakes | Chocolate | Comfort   Cold and rainy days always call for ways to find comfort and be soothed by hot coffee and baked goods, which means a good bakery is indispensable these days. From market classics serving up traditional French pastries to a variety of savory treats; the shops on this […]

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13755 Sunrise Drive NE

13755 Sunrise Dr NE | Just Listed by Susan Grosten

By Susan Grosten | Sep 4, 2020

13755 Sunrise Drive NE | Elevated Farmhouse Style Just Listed Sunrise Drive 3 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | 3,241 Square Feet | MLS #1623508   Welcome to 13755 Sunrise Drive NE. Much like the traditional farmhouse, this home is elegant and yet simple. It represents a peaceful agrarian life, but at the same time it […]

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Arms Around Bainbridge Island

By Susan Grosten | Jun 25, 2020

Arms Around Bainbridge Island Arms Around Bainbridge began in 2007 with seven friends, a 30-mile swim around Bainbridge Island and one goal: to provide financial and emotional support to a friend as she battled ovarian cancer. Since it’s inception, Arms Around Bainbridge has grown to feature bicyclists, rowers, and walkers. I had the pleasure of […]

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Sold by Susan Grosten

Sold by Susan | Stetson Ridge

By Susan Grosten | Apr 2, 2020

6457 Haley Loop Road | Stetson Ridge Bainbridge Island Stetson Ridge Bainbridge Island   Tucked away on a quiet lane surrounded by mature trees, this stately home awaits you in Stetson Ridge.     Classic detailing exquisitely enhanced to complement your design choices; this home exudes elegance yet offers casual spaces. The wrap around porch […]

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Windermere Bainbridge Foundation Donations 2019

Windermere Bainbridge Foundation | 2019 Donations

By Susan Grosten | Feb 8, 2020

WIndermere Bainbridge 2019 Donations     The Windermere Foundation of Bainbridge Island donated a total of $52,475 to the community of Bainbridge Island in 2019. A list below is of each of the vital community service organizations of Bainbridge Island to receive funding, due to their consistent and strong contributions to our island.   Bainbridge […]

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10144 NE Kitsap Street

10144 NE Kitsap Street | Just Listed by Susan Grosten

By Susan Grosten | Jan 30, 2020

10144 NE Kitsap Street | Fort Ward Neighborhood   Welcome to 10144 NE Kitsap Street. At the end of a quiet lane sits this lovely home on 2.5 park-like acres, with south facing sun and big open skies.     A rare combination of carefully manicured natural landscaping and wonderful outdoor entertaining spaces.     A […]

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