Pend Oreille County is a thriving county that is home to over 13,000 people yet still offers a small-town America lifestyle. Here, you will find close-knit communities, growing families, adventurists, hard-working people, nature-lovers, and retirees. Real estate here is limited, but there are still a few rare finds worth mentioning. Pend Oreille County itself has multiple cities/towns all unique in their own way. Thus, figuring out what community suits you best is just as important as finding the right home. Currently, there are approximately 131 homes for sale in Pend Oreille County. The median sale price for homes is $302,000 or $172 per square foot.
In terms of location, you will find the famed city of Newport and beloved towns like Metaline, Cusick, Ione, and Metaline Falls. Pend Oreille County is also home to many smaller communities, such as Diamond Lake and Usk. The largest city in this county is Newport, which has a growing population of about 2,140. Newport is also ideal for buyers that crave more of an urban lifestyle. In contrast, towns like Metaline, Metaline Falls, and Cusick have just over 200 people per town, and thus, they offer more a small-town suburban way of life. Ione is another key real estate market that is considered to be a medium-sized town with a population of 400 plus people. Overall, most of the available homes for sale located in Ione, Cusick, and Newport.
If you are interested in purchasing a home in Newport, there are currently 75 homes available. Here, you will find a diverse selection, including lake houses, family ranchers, historic homes within walking distance of downtown, hidden estates, country-style homes with ample acreage, a private island, and more. Homes in Newport range from $80,000 to $1,275,000. For instance, a 7-bed, 7-bath home with Diamond Lake waterfront property is $1,250,000. This Mediterranean-style home has seven spacious master suites with private baths, two decks overlooking the lake, and is presently being run as a B&B. Another unique property for sale is a 4-bed, 2-bath home with Pend Oreille River frontage for $420,000. This log-cabin home has vaulted ceilings, a visually stunning interior, covered deck, and 4-acres of land.
Alternatively, homes for sale in Ione are limited, with approximately 25 homes on the market. Here, houses range from $69,500 for a modest 3-bed, 1-bath home to $1,499,000 for an estate home named Serendipity. One home, in particular, worth highlighting is a 4-bed, 5-bath home with 3,914 square feet of living space for $799,900. This contemporary house has a stunning modern interior and an exterior that appears to be inspired by the home’s street name, Greenhouse. This luxury green house that sits on 9.8 acres offers only the finest home features and amenities. This lavish home has a gourmet kitchen, multiple fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, customized walk-in closets, hardwood floors, a master suite balcony, and more.
Lastly, despite having only 20 homes on the market at present, Cusick still offers a wide range of homes. For starters, oversized waterfront property with a 2-bedroom, 1-bath cabin here is just $179,500. There are actually several cabin-style homes available in Cusick ranging from $179,500 to $749,900. Cusick also has a small selection of rustic rancher with several acres starting at $270,000. Even so, a real Cusick gem currently on the market is a 2-bed, 2-bath home surrounded by towering evergreens with 2,016 square feet of living space for $459,990. This custom-built home has a beautifully crafted chef’s kitchen, handcrafted stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, marble showers, a tailor-made covered patio/deck with ceiling fan, a 40x42 shop, and an attached 4-car garage plus an RV garage.