Rent to Own Homes near Bainbridge Island, WA

  • First explored by Europeans in 1792 during an expedition of Capt. George Vancouver, this area was inhabited by natives for centuries. Bainbridge Island lies directly across the Puget Sound from Seattle and is a de facto suburb in many ways, but most of the island is semi-rural. The town is concentrated on Eagle Harbor and is home to over 23,000 people. Forests, waterways and spectacular views are the standard on this beautiful island outpost.

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7 Reasons to Love Living in Bainbridge Island, Washington

  • Valuable real estate! What was once relatively low-priced real estate has become quite desirable and home values reflect that. The median sales price of $568,000 near the end of 2014 was up 6.4% from the year before. Search for rent to own homes can include areas like the community of Yeomalt Point or inland neighborhoods like Strawberry Hill.
  • Fun history to explore! The island is a perfect base for exploring the entire region. Start with a monument to a sad part of American history at the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. Then delve into the colorful past at the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum.
  • Commute by ferry! Bainbridge Island is a straight run from the ferry dock on Eagle Harbor to the Seattle downtown terminal, right in the heart of the city. From the terminal, it's easy to connect to greater Seattle. Near the Bainbridge dock are good places to grab a bite, like Isla Bonita and That's A Some Pizza.
  • Waterfront homes! Bainbridge an island with a lot of shoreline. From Murden Cove at the north end of the city to Agate Pass Bridge, there are inlets, beaches, sounds, and bluffs with water views. Of course, the nearer the water, the higher the cost. With an average price per square foot of $312, homes here are a great investment.
  • Nice restaurant selections! Jamie Les Crepes presents the delectable treat in classic French style, with Pacific Northwest twists. For incredible ice cream that's made on the island and features local ingredients, you have to try Mora Ice Cream.
  • Close to top-level sporting events! CenturyLink Field, home to the MLS Sounders an NFL Seahawks, and Safeco Field, home to the MLB Mariners, are all within walking distance of the ferry terminal. After the game, enjoy a brew at the Pyramid Ales flagship location.
  • Arts and culture! Bainbridge Island Art Museum features fine exhibits bathed in natural light while annual events like the Bluegrass Festival bring fun to the island. Bainbridge Island Triathlon is a real draw for extreme sport fans too.