Located in Stevens County, Washington, Valley is a medium-sized town with a down-to-earth, family atmosphere. Like most rural towns in the state of Washington, Valley has a wealth of outdoor recreation, which includes hiking, water sports, horseback riding, and more. As a result, both Valley’s 2,000+ residents and year-round tourists enjoy a relaxed, outdoorsy lifestyle. Moreover, purchasing real estate in Valley is becoming increasingly popular as young families relocate, and people look for more of a traditional/old-fashion vacation experience. At the moment, houses for sale here are available, but definitely won’t be on the market long.
These homes range from $139,000 to $895,000 and have a median sale price of $289,000 or $173 per square foot. Overall, Valley residences come in a variety of styles, layouts, and sizes. Nonetheless, the majority of available homes currently offer 2-3 bedrooms, 2+ bathrooms, and have 1,000+ square feet of living space. There’s also a surplus of land for sale in Valley now, with approximately 25 land lots on the market. These available homesites range from $18,000 for a 6,098 square foot lot to $640,000 for an 80-acre lot with waterfrontage. Available Valley acreage is comprised of timberland, mixed terrain, and river/lake frontage.
Houses for sale in Valley are rather affordable, with the bulk of available homes listed for below $370,000. Take the inexpensive 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,282 square foot, two-story residence on Waitts Lake for $200,000. This stunning lake house has been well-maintained as well as recently renovated. Consequently, this home is the perfect getaway spot with an outdoor barbecue, a detached bunkhouse, a master suite balcony, new furnishings, a modern kitchen, and, of course, lake views. Then again, for $369,000, you could own a custom 3-bed, 2-bath, 1,680 square foot rancher nestled in the Huckleberry Mountains. Built in 2006, this modern cabin offers open concept living, knotty pine furnishings, a luxury kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances, plus more. A few noteworthy features include a 30x40 shop, a 20x40 RV carport, a 30x40 hay barn, and 20 acres of forest land.
Alternatively, for $895,000, you could purchase an amazing custom 5-bed, 3-bath, 3,764 square foot log home. This gorgeous cabin home has it all—a second-level master retreat, a guest house, a sauna, an in-ground pool, a full wet bar, a game room, a 40-acre private lake, two private wells, a backup generator, and 120 acres of forest DNR land.
Finally, for those interested in a Valley homesite, there are many options to consider. However, if your budget is under $60,000, then you should concentrate on approximately half of the available properties on the market. The affordable land lots start in the low $18,000s and offer minimal acreage. Consequently, if you require abundant acreage, then the available land lots in the mid $30,000s are better suited. Take the fantastic 5-acre lot on Ravenwood Way for $34,950. This property has a wooded area with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape and is ideal for a hunting cabin or lodge.
In terms of homesites with high acreage in Valley, there are definitely a few must-see land lots. For instance, a sizable 39.08-acre lot on Highway 395 with lake, mountain, valley, and meadow views is for sale for $99,500. There’s also a large mixed timber and field 57.39-acre just east of Highway 395 for $219,000 and an expansive 75.11-acre lot on Hoag Road that overlooks Waitts Lake for $300,000. Lastly, a one-of-a-kind, 80-acre parcel with its own private lake is available for $640,000. This amazing property is secluded and has restricted road access, making this an excellent spot for a private family retreat.