Rice is a small town in Stevens County, Washington. With a population of fewer than 200 people, Rice offers a quiet and somewhat rural living experience. Nevertheless, Rice is located along the famed Columbia River; thus, there is a wealth of outdoor recreation, and the demand for real estate here is steadily increasing. Presently, there are a few single-family and mobile/manufactured homes for sale in Rice. These available homes range from the low $100,000s to the mid $300,000s and have a median sale price of $189,000 or $107 per square foot.
Overall, houses in Rice are cabin-style homes with 2 to 3 bedrooms, 1+ bathrooms, and a minimum of 1,000 square feet of living space. In contrast, land for sale in Rice is more readily available, with just under 40 land lots currently on the market right now. These available parcels of land range from $39,500 for a 5.09-acre lot to $360,000 for a sizable 20.26-acre lot. Moreover, the majority of these land lots available are zoned for residential building, making them perfect for a vacation home. With that being said, there’s a diverse selection of leveled homesites with preinstalled utilities, plus ample river frontage, mixed terrain, and timbered land.
Since Rice is a smaller community, homes for sale are reasonably priced and within most homebuyers’ budgets. Take the affordable 1-bed, 2-bath, 1,000+ square foot manufactured for $109,500. This vintage mobile home has a ton of potential and comes with a 5-acre lot, horse property, and spectacular mountain views. Then again, there are two single-family homes on the market worth considering as well. The first single-family residence is a lovely 2-bed, 1-bath, 3,510 square foot cabin-style home with a 26.91-acre lot for only $249,900. Built in 2000, this beautiful house has contemporary home features like an open layout, spacious rooms, vaulted ceilings, and an oversized wood stove in the great room. Additionally, a few exterior home perks include an expansive wrap-around porch, a large 2-car garage with storage, a gazebo for taking in the surrounding serene landscape, and, of course, almost 30 acres of forested land.
The other available residence is a modern 3-bed, 2-bath, 1,000+ square foot home situated on 1.59 acres for $319,000. This fantastic home was also built in 2000 and has an open floor plan, plus contemporary home features. What’s more, this residence is adjacent to the Rice Boat Lunch and Government Frontage on Lake Roosevelt.
Alternatively, acquiring undeveloped land in Rice is an option, if you’re looking to build your future vacation home or wilderness retreat. As briefly mentioned, here, you can find diverse acreage starting at $39,500. In fact, there several 5+ acre lots on Eagle River Way with timbered land and open meadows—5.09 acres/Lot 3 for $39,500, 5.11 acres/ Lot 1 for $39,500, and 5.11 acres/ Lot 2 for $42,500. There also other 5-acre lots with water-frontage and out-of-this-world lake/rivers views available like the 5-acre lot located on the opposite end of Eagle River Way for $70,000. This property has views of Lake Roosevelt, rolling terrain, open pastures, tillable land, highway frontage to the south, and preinstalled utilities.
Finally, if you’re looking for a high-acreage homesite with water-frontage, then take a look at these three must-see properties in Rice: an expansive 31.51-acre oasis on Spirit Ridge Way for $175,000, a jaw-dropping 52.86-acre lot that abuts Lake Roosevelt for $250,000, and the almost 100-acre lot on Scott Road for $299,500. Rice also has a handful of 20-acre parcels on the market like the mixed terrain 20.02-acre lot on Spirit Ridge Way for $150,000 and the 20.26-acre lot on Eagle River Way for $360,000.