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April 13, 2018

New Listing | 2101 Belfair Ave on Bainbridge Island

I am excited to announce my newest listing on the sunny south end. This charming Fort Ward home provides a terrific opportunity for the next owner to earn some sweat equity – which is hard to find theses days. Over 3,000 square feet of living space plus over 2,000 sq […]
February 8, 2018

New Listing | 144 Hall Brothers Loop 202 on Bainbridge Island

Welcome to Madrone Village at the west end of Winslow and this fabulous flat in the Sovereign Building.  Constructed with quality and care by Fairbank Construction in 2006, this flat was one of the first sold in the complex because of its sunny southern exposure, prime outlook (it does not face […]
January 31, 2018

My Top 10 Homes on Bainbridge Island | 2017

The 2018 market is ramping up fast, but I wanted to make sure I got to my favorite annual blog posts, my top 10 homes on the island for 2017. Last year 439 homes sold on the island – up from 369 last year – wow!  I am proud to say I personally toured the […]
January 26, 2018

New Listing | 9175 Ferncliff Ave NE on Bainbridge Island

9175 Ferncliff Avenue NE is a quality constructed Craftsman home in the convenient Ferncliff Area of the island.  The home emulates the quintessential Bainbridge style and is anything but cookie-cutter.  Custom built by VanWinkle, this property offers a 3,367 square feet on a lovely, private, .47 acre lot tucked behind a mature laurel hedge.  Public beach access […]
January 22, 2018
Real Estate for Sale on Bainbridge Island Jen Pells Realtor

Bainbridge Real Estate 2017 Year in Review

Celebrating a New Year A Look Back As we welcome a new year, we explore some of the dynamics that played out while we marched through the 2017 cal- endar. Our market saw a decline in the number of homes sold between 2013 and the start of 2017, despite healthy […]
January 4, 2018

Jen Pells’ 2017 Sales Portfolio

Grateful. Humble. Excited. 2017 is in the books.  And 2018 is already in the works.  2018 is going to be another busy year.  I am so grateful for the 30 plus islanders who trusted me with their home purchases or home sales.  Or both.  It was a fun and action-packed […]
December 29, 2017
Polar Bear Plunge on Bainbridge Island.

Bainbridge Polar Bear Plunge 2018

Traditional Polar Bear Plunge at Lytle Beach   Another very Bainbridge tradition.  Make sure you don’t party too hard on New Year’s Eve so you can make it to the Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day.  No need to sign up, just show up a little bit before noon […]
December 14, 2017
Holiday Activities on Bainbridge Island 2017

5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays on Bainbridge

1. Take Santa Photos at Columbia Bank Dec 16th – 10am-1pm Cash donation or non-perishable item to support Helpline House 2. Visit the Holiday Village at Bloedel Reserve Through Dec 31st – 10am- 4pm (closed Mondays and Christmas Day) Included with admission to Bloedel Reserve. Adults: $17 Seniors (65+) and Military: $12 Students 13-18 […]