Month: January 2016

Suncadia Continues to See Increased Home Sales Year After Year

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Suncadia, Washington state’s four season mountain resort community located 80 miles east of Seattle, ended 2015 with more than $55 million in closed real estate sales.
“Suncadia saw more than 40% of all 2015 sales result from a referral of a friend, family member or business associate by current owners. It is a strong testament to the commitment of our owners,” said Richard Seay, vice president, director of sales and marketing for Suncadia.

“There is a strong community of homeowners here at Suncadia who enjoy just getting away to relax for the weekend, or spending a few weeks at a time to immerse themselves in our mountain retreat culture.”

Since January 2015, Suncadia had 133 real estate transactions for homes, homesites and condominiums ranging in price from $80,000 to $3 million. Sixty-nine homesites, 46 custom homes and 18 condominiums were sold with the average price increasing by nearly 30% from 2014. Suncadia’s median home price is $810,000, compared to the King County’s median price of approximately $448,600 for a single-family home.
“Suncadia has found that their second home market is a direct reflection of the strength of the primary home market in the Puget Sound area,” said Seay. “With the region’s significant growth in the real estate market over the past few years, Suncadia’s housing market is thriving.”
Suncadia will be hosting a monthly Tour of Homes on Sunday, February 14 and March 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.The public is invited to tour a variety of available properties in Suncadia at this time.
Since properties became available in 2003, 715 homes and condominiums have been completed. Nine distinct Suncadia neighborhoods offer a variety of styles – Suncadia for a resort village experience offering  The Lodge,Rope Rider, Prospector, Black Nugget, Trailhead, Prospector’s Reach, and the exclusive Osprey Ridgecommunities; Nelson Preserve for dramatic views and easy access to the river; and Tumble Creek for a private retreat within a gated enclave of homes.
Suncadia offers homeowners a variety of amenities including: award winning resort golf courses; Prospector, designed by Arnold Palmer and Rope Rider, designed by Jacobsen Hardy; Portals Restaurant; the Suncadia Club Swim & Fitness Center; and Glade Spring Spa. Suncadia is the only resort of its kind to feature a winery within its boundaries, Swiftwater Cellars, which crushes grapes on-site and makes premium Swiftwater Cellars’ wines. In addition, for those that reside in the private Tumble Creek neighborhood, Tumble Creek Club members have access to the private Tom Doak designed golf course, glamorous camping of Sasse Mountain outpost, and their own private Hill House Swim & Fitness Center.
Seasonal activities and events at the property include the Suncadia Summer Nights Outdoor Concerts Series, annual Multi-Sport Festival, and annual Swiftwater Classic golf tournament, Harvest Festival and Winterfest, outdoor concerts at Swiftwater Cellars, miles of hiking and biking trails, winter ice skating and tubing hill, guided fly fishing tours, paddle board rentals and much more.
About Suncadia          
Suncadia has quickly become a recreational playground for Seattleites and travelers across the Pacific Northwest.  Located 80 miles east of Seattle in the Cascade Mountains, Suncadia is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city, offering a unique combination of activities and amenities that make it an ideal Northwest getaway and resort residential community.