BAINBRIDGE ISLAND

Idyllic Pacific Northwest island life meets picturesque small-town charm

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Welcome to Bainbridge Island

 

Bainbridge Island provides a peaceful escape from some of its more urban neighbors across Puget Sound. To the west of Seattle, situated within the Puget Sound Basin, lies Bainbridge Island, encompassing 28 square miles with 53 miles of coastline. The island offers unparalleled access to serene nature and nearby fine dining and cultural experiences, all within the comfort of Bainbridge Island’s uniquely idyllic community. 

 

Bainbridge Island has a history stretching back thousands of years as part of the territories of the Suquamish Tribe. Due to the island’s incredible natural resources, by the late 19th century, Bainbridge Island was a hub for the logging, shipbuilding, and farming industries. In 1991, Bainbridge Island was established as one city, and since then, the community has continued to grow and thrive. 

 

Today, Bainbridge Island pays tribute to its rich history at museums and cultural events. Unique Pacific Northwest design and aesthetics are noteworthy in much of the island’s architecture, harmonizing with Bainbridge Island’s breathtaking nature. Bainbridge Island offers residents a one-of-a-kind, picturesque location to take full advantage of some of the best nature, arts, and culture Washington has to offer. 

 

What to Love

 

  • 53 miles of pristine coastline
  • World-class access to outdoor activities
  • Notable wineries, dining, museums, and events
  • A scenic 35-minute ferry ride away from Seattle
  • Idyllic small-town charm with a sophisticated spirit

 

Local Lifestyle

 

Bainbridge Island provides its residents with the charms and relaxed pace of small-town island life without excluding any luxuries and niceties of an urban experience. The island has a boating and watersports culture, and many residents enjoy sailing and powerboating across the pristine waters of Puget Sound. Bainbridge Island provides many desirable waterfront properties with private docks and beaches, as well as also being home to several private marinas and yacht clubs. 

 

Downtown Winslow on Bainbridge Island is notable for its charming ambiance, local boutiques, restaurants, and proximity to The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Multiple parks and trails throughout the island provide peaceful escapes to gardens, forests, and beaches. Amenities such as these enable Bainbridge Island residents to unwind and enjoy life’s finer experiences.  

 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

 

Bainbridge Island provides ample access to wineries and cafes. If you enjoy starting your day by savoring a cup of crafted coffee, you’ll be delighted by Pegasus Coffee House. Awarded as one of “The Best Independent Coffee Shops In The World” by the Financial Times in April 2022, Pegasus Coffee House has been a tradition on Bainbridge Island since 1980. Eleven Winery offers a relaxing environment to unwind with friends or family after the day’s activities. Their winery offers a variety of wines, from cellar reserves to large-batch wines. 

 

There are many exceptional dining experiences on Bainbridge Island. Agate Restaurant is notable for its inventive dishes, carefully created from the freshest locally sourced ingredients. Agate Restaurant is undoubtedly a delight for the palate. Seabird is a local seafood restaurant Esquire included in their 2022 list of “Best New Restaurants in America.” Seabird provides a unique dining experience with its locally fished and foraged ingredients meticulously assembled into artistic dishes. 

 

Things to Do

 

Bainbridge Island is home to several events and activities year-round. On the first Friday of every month, Bainbridge Island hosts its First Friday Art Walk. Local galleries, studios, museums, shops, and restaurants participate in downtown Bainbridge Island’s Art Walk, showcasing the many talents of the island’s growing arts scene. 

 

Over 5,000 cyclists ride a 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island in the annual Chilly Hilly bike ride. Bicycling Magazine has named Chilly Hilly one of the top four rides in the United States. Every February, this ride presents a unique challenge to its participants and an exhilarating viewing opportunity for spectators as cyclists brave 2,173 feet of climb amidst intense winter conditions. 

 

Enjoy serene formal gardens in both Japanese and English styles at Bloedel Reserve. With 150 acres of distinct landscapes, Bloedel provides a peaceful and immersive experience. Bloedel Reserve offers a calendar of events year-round to build upon your experience of the reserve’s serenity, especially in spring when the gardens are blooming. Experience the epitome of Pacific Northwest elegance with Bainbridge Island luxury real estate, where waterfront views and lush greenery combine to create an unparalleled living experience.

 

Providing a unique occasion for community engagement and charity, the annual Bainbridge Island Rotary Auction and Rummage Sale offers summer fun for all ages. The auction provides an opportunity to donate or bid on a wide range of items, including cars, motorcycles, and boats, all for a good cause. For the most exceptional experience in Bainbridge Island real estate, trust the expertise and dedication of Team Luxe Real Estate, who will guide you through the process of finding your dream home or investment property with unmatched professionalism and personalized service. Lori Robinson, a respected realtor with in-depth local knowledge, is an excellent guide for those interested in Bainbridge Island homes for sale. Whether you're seeking a waterfront property with stunning views of the Puget Sound, a modern home nestled in the island's lush forests, or a historic house in one of Bainbridge's charming neighborhoods, Lori's expertise can help navigate the diverse offerings of this vibrant island community.  Team Luxe Real Estate, renowned for their expertise in premium properties, has recently expanded their portfolio to include some of the most sought-after homes in Bainbridge Island. This picturesque locale, known for its stunning waterfront views and serene natural landscapes, is seeing a surge in interest, and Team Luxe is perfectly positioned to guide potential homeowners through the intricacies of Bainbridge Island real estate. Browse our featured properties! 

Overview for BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA

24,557 people live in BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, where the median age is 49.2 and the average individual income is $78,542. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,557

Total Population

49.2 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$78,542

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND has 9,824 households, with an average household size of 2.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in BAINBRIDGE ISLAND do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,557 people call BAINBRIDGE ISLAND home. The population density is 889.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,557

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49.2

Median Age

47.8 / 52.2%

Men vs Women

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Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
9,824

Total Households

2.48

Average Household Size

$78,542

Average individual Income

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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby BAINBRIDGE ISLAND. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Bainbridge Special Education Services
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Capt. Charles Wilkes Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
Capt Johnston Blakely Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
Mosaic Home Education Partnership
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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