BAINBRIDGE BEAT

with Susan Grosten

Bainbridge Island Neighborhoods

Bainbridge Neighborhood: Pleasant Beach

By Susan Grosten | Oct 15, 2019

Pleasant Beach Bainbridge Island   Pleasant Beach Bainbridge Island is a small community with a rich history. Often referred to as the “Gold Coast” of Bainbridge Island, the west-facing waterfront enjoys warm sunshine in the afternoon.     For many years, the Pleasant Beach neighborhood had small, vacation homes. Now it is a luxury home […]

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6910 NE Baker Hill Road

6910 NE Baker Hill Road

By Susan Grosten | Sep 6, 2019

6910 NE Baker Hill Road Just Listed!     Beautifully built custom home with nearly 3 1/2 acres of wooded, yet private and sunny acreage. 6910 NE Baker Hill Road.     First time on the market, this energy efficient, well thought out home shines with soaring 2 story vaulted ceilings and over-sized windows to […]

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Pickleball: A Bainbridge Island Sport

By Susan Grosten | Aug 14, 2019

Let’s Play Pickleball! Pickleball A Bainbridge Island Sport Like all great stories, Pickleball came about on a sunny day with little to do. In 1965, two dads named Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell, and Barney McCallum arrived at Pritchard’s home, after a golf outing. Upon arrival they were besieged by their children complaining of boredom, so […]

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Lynwood Center Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Neighborhood: Lynwood Center

By Susan Grosten | Aug 11, 2019

Lynwood Center Bainbridge Island   Welcome to Lynwood Center; the hub of the south end of Bainbridge Island. New and old converge in the Bainbridge Island neighborhood of Lynwood Center. Long term businesses like Walt’s Grocery have thrived in this smaller, more intimate business district. Newer businesses thrive here, as well.     The Historic Lynwood […]

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Wing Point Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Neighborhoods: Wing Point

By Susan Grosten | Jul 17, 2019

  Wing Point Bainbridge Island   The beautiful Bainbridge neighborhood Wing Point offers an enviable lifestyle, including spectacular views of Puget Sound, the Seattle Skyline, snowcapped Cascade Mountains, and the venerable Wing Point Golf and Country Club. Many of the homes even enjoy an unparalleled View of Mt. Rainier.  The Point at Wing Point is […]

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Blakely Rock Bainbridge Island

Blakely Rock Bainbridge Island

By Susan Grosten | Jun 29, 2019

BLAKELY ROCK BAINBRIDGE ISLAND   I have sailed around Blakely Rock many times over the years, but never explored it. Recently I pulled our son’s run-a-bout boat up on to the beach, on the west side of the rock. I was amazed at how much there was to see! Blakely Rock Bainbridge Island.   MARINE […]

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Bainbridge Island Neighborhoods

Bainbridge Neighborhood: Rockaway Beach

By Susan Grosten | Jun 27, 2019

Rockaway Beach Bainbridge Island Rockaway Beach is a premier waterfront residential neighborhood on the eastern shore of Bainbridge Island. Homes here enjoy no bank waterfront and spectacular views; the sparkling Seattle skyline, Puget Sound, Cascade mountains, and ferries. Once filled with summer homes, Rockaway Beach is now home to an eclectic mix of elegant homes […]

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North Town Woods Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Neighborhood: North Town Woods

By Susan Grosten | May 25, 2019

North Town Woods Bainbridge Island     The Neighborhood North Town Woods is a small community of Craftsman homes. It is a charming neighborhood in a prime Bainbridge Island location. Classic architectural details include large, covered porches, gabled dormers, and carriage house garages with living spaces above. Several playgrounds are sprinkled throughout, including an open […]

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Point Monroe Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Neighborhood: Point Monroe

By Susan Grosten | Apr 20, 2019

Point Monroe | Bainbridge Island   At the northeast point of Bainbridge is a sand spit called Point Monroe. Known locally as The Spit, it is a unique piece of the island’s real estate and much more charming than it sounds. Point Monroe offers sea-to-sky, waterfront living with nothing between you and the water, except […]

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