Vashon Island is located on Islands West of Seattle. Condos for sale in Vashon Island include foreclosures (bank-owned condos), short sales, and traditional resale and new construction condos.
Vashon Island is located just a short ferry ride from West Seattle, across the Fauntleroy and downtown ferry routes. Vashon is a fairly rural island despite its large land mass, with 37 square miles of land and just 11,000 residents. Sometimes referred to as Vashon-Maury Island for its Siamese island appendage, the Vashon and Maury area are known for their artists and farmers, while a large number of residents commute to Tacoma and Seattle for more traditional work.
Vashon Island has a population of 10,291, the Median Household Income is $78,966 (National $62,843), and it's part of King County. For Real Estate, the Median Home Value is $524,200, the Median Rent is $1,126, and the homeownership is 80%. The schools you can find in Vashon Island are Chautauqua Elementary School, Vashon Island High School, McMurray Middle School, Carpe Diem Primary School, and The Harbor School.
Vashon Island provides many recreational areas such as hiking trails, forested areas, beaches, parks, and much more. Residents enjoy hiking at Shinglemill Creek (9924 SW 156th St). It is known for 3-mile hiking and bird watching. Another famous place to visit on Vashon Island is Dockton Park at 9500 SW Dock St. It's perfect for picnics, and it has a swimming beach, a boat launch, and trails. If you're interested in kayaking, head to Jensen Point Park at 8900 SW Harbor Dr. Anothe place to enjoy kayaking is the Point Robinson Park at 3705 SW Point Robinson Rd. Point Robinson Park is one of the popular attractions in Vashon Island that offers grassy areas for picnics, kayak rentals, walking trails, and a great view for sunset watching. Vashon Island has Maury Island Marine Park that offers campsite areas and a great view of Mt Rainier. To see all new condo listings in Vashon Island, visit SeattleCondo.com.