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Fox Island Home with View of Hales Passage

170 Bella Bella Dr, Fox Island 

The Essentials: 

3,024 Sq. Ft. 

1.322 Acre Lot 

4 Bedrooms / 3.5 Bathrooms 

3 Car Tandem Attached Garage 

Covered Patio 

View of Hales Passage 

Offered for $649,500

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Let your worries slip away as you cross the Fox Island bridge from Gig Harbor and are welcomed to beautiful Fox Island. Wind your way to the stunning view home, which is a quick 3 minute drive from the bridge. 

Enter into the light and bright foyer of the "Tiburon II" floor plan. Build in 1999 by Rush Construction which features the master suite on the main, and the convenience of a rambler, with the square footage of a 'partial' second story. Gleaming hardwood floors and fresh white millwork welcome you. 

The chef's kitchen is sure to please with stainless steel appliances that stay with the home including a propane range / oven. The half bathroom is perfect for guests. Two well placed skylights bathe the room in natural light. Enjoy a casual meal in the breakfast nook while watching traffic flow over the Fox Island bridge. Watch the water constantly change with the movement of the tides interact with the bridge to create inspiration and serenity. Step out into the covered patio, which is the perfect spot for your BBQ, and hear the seals play in Hales Passage

Continue into the comfortable living room with a propane fireplace to keep you cozy with the flip of a switch!  

Gaze out the large picture window and take in the serene views or watch the little ones play in the landscaped backyard. 

The handsome formal dining room easily accommodates your guests as well as a sideboard. Feel as though you are in the trees when peering out at the territorial views. 

The study is just off the foyer. French doors provide privacy without sacrificing natural light. Perfect spot for a home office, you can easily keep an eye on who is coming and going from the home. 

Let your tension melt away in the impressive master suite. Soak in the views from the moment you wake up, open the windows and breath in the always refreshing salt air. 

The elegant master bathroom is finished with gorgeous cherry cabinets, tile countertops, a large soaking tub, and a private commode. 

Who needs to visit the spa when you have this at home? 

There is ample storage space in the walk in closet. 

Upstairs there is a large bedroom that is currently being used as a bonus room with an impressive built in entertainment center. This could be the perfect spot for your pool table, a second master suite, playroom, or somewhere for the in-laws to stay … imagine the possibilities! 

The convenient 3/4 bathroom on the second level, ideal if you use the upper bedroom as a second master suite. 

Next to the stairwell is a sunny nook the current owners have placed their elliptical. If a mini home gym isn't your preference you could place a comfortable chair and table and use it as a cozy reading nook. 

Back downstairs you will find a large well equipped laundry room with a built in pantry. Plenty of storage, a built in bench, and utility sink that makes for cleaning up after working in the garden easy! The door leads to the 3 car tandem garage. 

Step outside and take in the stunning surroundings. Nestled on a 1.32 acre lot there is plenty of room to roam! 

Looking back at the covered patio with timeless cedar shake accents, tongue and groove ceiling and soffits. No detail was spared in this home. Fire up your outdoor heater and watch nature's creatures pass right through your backyard! Eagles, hawks, osprey, deer and darling fawns are all common sitings here! 

Meander through the landscaped lot making your way towards the edge of the property, closer and closer to the water. 

The fire pit has a spectacular view and is the perfect spot to roast hot dogs and s'mores! Feel like you're at summer camp while never leaving your backyard! 

Looking back at the impressive property from the fire pit. You don't have to worry about losing your stunning view as their is a recorded tree view easement! 

Fox Island is a vibrant and unique community. Local favorites include Zog'sa beer and wine garden where you can enjoy live music! Or stop in the Fox Island Grocery & Deli for some take out and to rent a movie. 

Check out the Fox Island Sand Spit for a great spot to picnic, take a beach walk, or go swimming. It sits on the Western tip of Fox Island at 55 Bella Bella Dr. It's a quick 5 minute walk down the road! Or pile in the car for a short .3 mile drive with all your gear & 4 legged companions. 

If you're interested in learning more about Fox Island's history you can visit the historical society  Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 pm – 4 pm. Admission is $1!  

If boating is your passion you're in luck Fox Island has a Yacht Club that sits on 17 beautiful acres fronting Cedrona Bay. Amenities include a 4,400 sq. ft. clubhouse, 150 ft of floating dock, sport court, outdoor play area & dance floor. 



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