Life on Bainbridge Island

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 […]
December 2, 2016
Winslow Holiday Tree

Bainbridge & Kitsap Christmas Tree Farms | 2016

My Christmas tree is NOT up. Not even close.  Is yours?  Thanksgiving is officially over and the winter holiday season is underway. I am NEVER ready. But, ready or not, this weekend and next islanders will be out in force hunting down Christmas trees.  Next week there are snowflakes in the forecast, […]
May 26, 2016
Jen Pells Bainbridge Island Realtor Agent

New to Bainbridge Island? Have Young Kids?

Our island is rich with opportunities when it comes to interesting things to do. These ideas are also a great way to meet people if you are an Island Newcomer. Here is a tried and true always updated list to get you started: Specifically for younger kids Mom’s Morning Retreat at […]
September 24, 2015
Annual Event on Bainbridge Island

Calendar of Bainbridge Island Annual Events

Wondering about the traditional happenings on Bainbridge Island throughout the year. Here is a list to make sure you don’t miss any of the biggies! January Polar Bear Plunge – at exactly noonish on January 1st at Lylte Beach near Fort Ward Park – bring your beach towel and your courage! […]
May 28, 2015
Bainbridge Island | Jen Pells | Windermere Realtor

Unintentional Renters

Renting Can Make Sense There are a lot of smart, pragmatic reasons for renting a home when you are new to a city.  It can be helpful to get the lay of the land, learn the neighborhoods, settle in a bit. Wait to find the perfect house to buy. But, […]
April 22, 2014
Real estate market on bainbridge island

Bainbridge Real Estate 2014 1st Quarter Review

Waiting for the Bloom The inventory bloom, that is.  Last year’s 1st Quarter in Review highlighted the increase in the number of homes sold during that quarter over the same period in the previous year. We probably could have made a similar claim this year because the demand was there, but […]
November 28, 2012
Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island | Jen Pells Realtor

Bainbridge | A Fall Afternoon on Eagle Harbor

 . . . sunshine is always a great excuse for a walk on Bainbridge . . . but the crisp air & inspired fall colors make exercising easy at the end of the work day . . . October & November are two of my favorite months on Bainbridge . […]
November 22, 2012
Jen Pells Bainbridge Island Realtor

Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving from Bainbridge Island As a working mom the days can be long, but the years . . . they are way too short.  I am continually stunned when the holidays show up each year.  Yet, I love the down-time and the opportunity to reflect.  In short, I am […]