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The priciest Kitsap home sales of 2014

Wrapping up my look at the biggest real estate transactions of 2014, here is a list of the 10  highest priced home sales on the Kitsap Peninsula. (I listed the top 10 on Bainbridge Island last week and rounded up the year’s major commercial sales).

The list for the peninsula was dominated by sales in North Kitsap, with one Central Kitsap property slipping in at No. 6. You can see a ranking of Kitsap median home prices by area at the bottom of this post.

Top Kitsap Peninsula Home Sales

These were the most expensive homes sold in Kitsap County in 2014, excluding Bainbridge Island. Details from public records and online listings. 

1. Rural Kingston — $1.23 million

Sale date: Oct. 3

Location: Fir Hollow Drive NE, off Highway 104, near Carpenter Lake

Description: 10 acres of woods and fields; 4,320-square-foot, five-bedroom house built in 2006. Listing here.

2. Lemolo waterfront — $1.12 million

Sale date: April 25

Location: 15000 Block of Lemolo Shore Drive, near the mouth of Liberty Bay

Description: Under an acre of “no-bank” waterfront; 4,000-square-foot, three-bedroom house built in 1979.  Listing here.

 3. Jefferson Point waterfront — $1.11 million

Sale date: Feb. 21

Location: 24000 Block of Jefferson Place NE, on Jefferson Point, South Kingston

Description: 3.5-acre property facing; 3,520-square-foot, three-bedroom house built in 1970. Listing here.

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The priciest Bainbridge home sales of 2014

This waterfront island home sold for $3.3 million. Courtesy photo

Earlier this week I rounded up the 20 most expensive commercial real estate sales of 2014 in Kitsap County.

Today, I’m taking a look at the priciest homes sold last year, based on county assessor’s records.

High-end homes sold at a good clip across Western Washington in 2014, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

In Kitsap County, 55 homes sold for more than $1 million. That was up from 47 in 2013.

Now, I could just list the top 20 home most expensive home sales in the county, but they would all be Bainbridge Island properties. In fact, I could list the top 35 most expensive Kitsap homes sold, and they would still all be on the island.

Instead, I’m breaking out the top 10 island homes sold, and following up with the top 10 sold on the peninsula. Details are from public records and online listings:

Top Bainbridge Island Home Sales

Bainbridge Island ranked as the sixth most expensive school district in Western Washington in 2014, with a median single-family home price of $620,000. These were the top island sales:

1. Tolo Road waterfront — $3.3 million

Sale Date: Sept. 19

Location: 4000 Block of Tolo Road, on the west side of the island, across the water from Brownsville.

Description: 1.67-acre waterfront property with moorage; 4,540-square-foot three-bedroom house, built in 2006. (Pictured above). Listing here.

2. Sunrise Drive waterfront — $3.15 million

Sale date: Aug. 5

Location: 14000 Block of Sunrise Drive NE, on the northeast side of the island, just south of Fay Bainbridge Park.

Description: An acre of beachfront facing Puget Sound; four-bedroom house 6,170-square-foot, four bedroom house, built in 2000. Listing here.

3. Pleasant Beach waterfront — $2.89 million

Sale date: June 6

Location: 3000 Block of Pleasant Beach Drive NE, on Rich Passage at the south end of the island

Description: Less than an acre of low-bank waterfront with moorage; 5,370-square foot, four bedroom house, built in 2005. Listing here. Continue reading

Kitsap’s top commercial property sales of 2014

0729_KSLO_bethel copyResidential real estate sales surged in Kitsap County last year. The same was true for commercial sales, according to assessor’s records.

Across the county, 302 commercial parcels changed hands in 2014, about 13.5 percent more than in 2013. A total of 198 were sold in single-parcel sales, 18.5 percent more than in 2013.

Those sales included some high profile properties. Below I’ve listed the 20 biggest commercial real estate transactions of 2014 by sales price.

A couple of notes before we get started:

— We’re talking about sales of property, not the business tenants associated with the property.

— Most the sellers and buyers were generic holding companies. You can plug the names into the state’s corporation search to get more details.

1. Arbor Terrace Apartments, Port Orchard

Sale date: Dec. 22

Sale price: $28.6 million

Sold by: Heritage Communities LLC. to Sea 1800 Sydney Avenue LLC

Notes: Two parcels totaling about 18 acres and 280 units.

2. Bay Pointe Retirement Center, Bremerton

Sale date: June 16

Sale price: $21.9 million

Sold by: AEWSH Bay Pointe Senior Housing to ARCH BPBRMWA01 LLC

Notes: A 3.3 acre retirement center in West Bremerton.

3. Bethel Junction, Port Orchard

Sale date: July 22

Sale price: $20.8 million

Sold by: Tavitac Bethel LLC. to Bethel Garp LLC.

Notes: A two-parcel, 157,500-square-foot shopping center that includes a Safeway (soon to be Haggen), Starbucks and other businesses. Sold to a San Diego investment group. Earlier blog post here. Continue reading