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Spectacular mountain views with excellent access, many building, underground POWER and PHONE

21.2 acres of Spectacular mountain views with excellent year-round access, many building sites to chose from, with Underground POWER and PHONE today ready to hook up.
This gorgeous, pristine acreage is very gently sloped with wonderful southern exposure with large meadow area’s you can use for as large a garden as you would want, very animal friendly with great neighbors with very nice cabins and homes with year-round residences. You won’t find a better place to retire and enjoy your chance to enjoy nature at its best.

Hike to Lake Bonaparte, State Forest, and National Forest lands just minutes away. If you are into horses, you will never have to use a trailer again. If you are an avid hiker, you will have over 50,000 acres of the Okanogan National Forest at your finger-tips to enjoy for a life time of year-round recreation. There are a number of Alpine fishing lakes just minutes away for swimming or, just relaxing. Your views of MT Bonaparte a 7000 foot mountain to the West is like a picture window.
You won’t find a better sunrise, or, sunset and more stars than you may have ever seen, even the Northern lights" (Aurora Borealis), in the fall is a site to remember. No hunting, with-in the boundaries of Bonaparte Meadows, In the morning you will wake up to herds of deer to view and lots of wildlife to enjoy. however, you can take a short hike from Lot 10, and enter the National Forest and State Forest lands where you can hunt, ATV, snowmobile, cross-country ski, horseback ride in thousands of acres of the finest pristine property in our state.

Jim Platt
425-785-3523 my cell


Mountain and National Forest view on 10 Lush acres!

Mountain and National Forest view on 10 Lush acres!

Unbelievable price: $27,900 (With terms)
You are buying one of the best 10 acres money can buy. This pristine acreage not only has the view, the property is 100% usable land, most properties you purchase you can only use a small portion of the land and the rest you can just look at it, not with this jewel.

With year-round maintained access, 300 days of sunshine, and a true four season’s is what you can expect in the Okanogan Highlands of North central Washington State. Pick your view first and build if you want , or bring your tent, camper or trailer and stay awhile and enjoy the majestic mountain views of the Rocky’s to the east and the Cascades to the west.

You will be in one of our states finest year-round recreational/retirement area’s with 7 alpine lakes in the valley where the property is located and two fish filled mountain streams to catch your breakfast and be home before the bacon is done. Property is 1320 feet by 330 feet at about 3300 feet in elevation.

All owners will be a member of the Sun Ranch Association which maintains all the private roads, has a headquarter’s area with shower and toilet facilities you can use till you decide to build. Owners can also get all the clear water you want while you are visiting your property if you haven’t drilled a well yet, at the headquarter’s area the water is free for the owner’s!! all for $120 a year.

You can take a short hike to the Forest to the south and see one of the most spectacular views I have ever seen looking down on Lost Creek and deer by the hundreds. If you are into nature you have just found heaven on earth.

If you want to take a night out, you can travel less than an hour and be in the Canadian Okanagan which is the winter and summer play land for all of Canada. It is also their wine country with over 135 different places to visit and have a wine tasting event.

Owner is open to terms and all offers will be considered!!

Jim Platt
425-785-3523 my cell



Very private mountain view 38.79 acres ready to build on!!

Very private view 38.79 acres ready to build on!!

Beautiful gently rolling well treed 38.79 acres in the heart of year-round recreation. The Snow-capped mountain views are about as good as it gets. I have walked all four corner’s of this pristine secluded acreage as it lays about as good as you can get anywhere.
Lots of Ponderous Pines, some to large to reach around,great areas for gardens, or pasture for your animals. Power and phone are about 400 feet from west property line, many excellent building sites to chose from,and most of all lots of deer, wild Turkey, Grouse, mountain Quail and over 400 species of birds in the Tonasket Ranger area.
Shopping, alpine lakes, and the Canadian Okanagan and their wine country is just minutes away. This is a must see property to appreciate!! Property lays extremely well with excellent southern exposure and all the privacy one would ever want. You and your guests can chose what type of recreation you want on any given day as you will be in Washington States prime recreational area with over 1,750,000 acres of the Okanogan National Forest and 800,000 acres of State Forest lands, hundreds of alpine lakes and views that will stop your heart!!

Jim Platt
425-785-3523 my cell most any time

Fabulous 360 degree mountain view/ 20 acre property/very private

Fabulous 360 degree mountain view/ 20 acre property/very private

Be the first to see this one of kind property located in the Okanogan Highlands of North central Washington State very close to the Canadian border. The 20.38 acres is located in one our states finest year-round recreational valleys. Aeneas Valley is surrounded by the Okanogan National Forest on three sides with over 120,000 acres to recreate in for a life time. If you are an out-doors person and love nature at its best, you will want to view this pristine, Secluded view property.

The property is well treed and has hundred’s of new growth created by a forest fire about 8 years ago. (Ponderosa Pines can’t reproduce without a forest fire). The fire opened up the view and cleared the land making it look like a park. You have enough firewood on the property for many years to come.

The pictures were taken this summer 2016, giving you a good idea what the property looks like today!

The acreage is very gently sloping to the south giving you about as good exposure as money can buy with the earliest morning sun and a sunset you have to see to believe. The new owner will have the best sunrise and sunset as you may have seen anywhere. The soils are excellent for as large a garden as you would ever want, with lots of grass for an animal or two. Hike to the National Forest in just minutes and experience all that nature has to offer. There are 7 alpine lakes with-in minutes of the property with some of the best fishing I have experienced.

For the next few months, you will be able to pick all the wild flowers off the property and enjoy the multi-colors nature offers, Meadowlarks are singing and the Deer are plentiful. You will see some of the largest Gaggle’s of wild Turkey you may have seen anywhere.

I would also like you to know that the Okanogan Highlands where this acreage is located is one of the most active real estate markets for acreage in Washington State if not the Northwest.

There are many reasons for this, I have listed just a few below:

1. Weather: With 300 days of sunshine what more could you ask for.
2. Water: Okanogan County has hundreds of lakes, (many of which are alpine fishing lakes) along with the Okanogan and Columbia Rivers, (two of the largest bodies of water west of the Mississippi) what more could you ask for.
3. Price: Where else can you buy beautiful usable acreage for less, with year-round recreation at your fingertips plus over 2,500,000 acres of the Okanogan National Forest and Washington State Forest lands to use for a lifetime.
4. Location: Okanogan County is nestled in between the Rocky Mountains to the East and North, and the Cascade Mountains to the West, giving you the most magnificent mountain views one can imagine.
5. Not often can you own property and be in a foreign country in just minutes from your home or cabin where you have another world to venture.
The U.S. Okanogan grows the juiciest peaches, apples, pears, and produces a wealth of vegetables. If you fancy yourself a wine connoisseur, you will be in some of the finest grape growing country in the Western United States and in minutes, you can be back to the mountains enjoying those precious moments we all strive for.

You can have the best of both worlds with the Canadian Okanagan in British Columbia which is the winter and summer play land for all of Canada, offering you added recreation and enjoying five excellent ski areas.

The Canadian Okanagan is minutes away where you will be able to enjoy additional year-round recreation with our foreign neighbor. If you are into wine tasting, there are over 135 wineries in BC alone, starting just ½ miles north of the Canadian border. You will also find cosmopolitan dining, downhill skiing, fishing, hiking, golfing, or just relaxing. I would not know where you can go that would meet so many different things for families to do just minutes away better than the Canadian Okanagan country. Do some research for yourself and I think you will see why so many people are retiring and recreating in the American Okanogan year-round. (FYI: The Canadian way to spell the Okanagan is with an “A” after the “N”) the U.S. is Okanogan.

My wife and I have been owners in the Okanogan Highlands for 37 years and have yet to find a place that fits our needs for investment, recreation, or retirement more than the Okanogan Highlands; I hope it works for you and your family.

Jim Platt
The Real Estate Company of America Inc.
425-785-3523 my cell

Abuts Okanogan National Forest

Recreation minded outdoors persons dream property

70% tree covered with lots of Fir, Tamarack (enough to build your own cabin, or large home), Ponderosa Pines, and Aspens my favorite. If you ever wanted to retire/recreate in the splendor of nature, this is a must see property. There is natural spring activity with wonderful ravine where the deer and other wildlife congregate.

You will be abutting the Okanogan National Forest on properties north line for 660 feet, have about the best southern exposure money can buy, great sunrises and sunsets, and about as private as you can get.

Your year-round recreational opportunities are limitless with over 120,000 acres of the finest National Forest lands in our state to explore for a life time of year-round recreation.

The property has been surveyed, is accessed by a private road system, about the only noise you hear is only natures. With over 400 species of birds in the Okanogan Highlands, Elk, Deer, wild Turkey, Grouse, and many other species of animals and birds in abundance on the property most any time, what more could you ask for??

The acreage lays extremely well with gentle south sloping topography with just enough slope for drainage and to offer you spectacular views. Abutting the Okanogan National Forest gives you direct access to leave your property and enter into a hiker’/hunter/nature lovers paradise.

There is enough Tamarack (Western Larch) to build as large a cabin, or home as one would want and you will never even know you cut a few trees down. (Tamarack was the choice of the homesteader’s over 100 years ago when they built there cabins/homes, reason? a lot less taper and few limbs).

This is a must see property and won’t last long at this price and what the property offers.

If you have any questions, you can either call me on my cell @ 425-785-3523, or, an e-mail will work to

Jim Platt
The Real Estate Company of America Inc.

Status Update

Change is about the only constant.  It’s never more true in management of a website.  For we are always trying to balance style with a great user experience.  For us it means ease of navigation and providing the most information possible without becoming overwhelming.

Off and on over the years we’ve started and stopped the blog and at one point about six months ago had the idea of moving the whole site over to WordPress.  But that lead to more problems than it’s worth.  Moving the property pages over to WordPress meant loosing some of the features we like, like the maps we have on the bottom of the page.  This in our opinion just wasn’t worth it.  We believe the maps, such as the forest, survey and aerial provide useful information to those interested in the properties we feature on the website.  So for now at least – until the next brilliant idea strikes – our website will be a combination of static and dynamic.

Autumn, my favorite season

We are now in our 3rd season, autumn which happens to be my favorite time to visit the Okanogan Highlands. The fall colors are spectacular and the brisk air brings in one of nature’s smells only available this time of year. If you have the time come for a visit and let me show you this pristine, tranquil, mystic place.