Learn More about Realtor Scott Farley

 

Scott is a dedicated real estate professional serving Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor and Anacortes Washington as well as a number of other surrounding communities. As a true Oak Harbor "Local Expert" Scott has assisted many clients in selling and buying in a quick and efficient way. Scott knows the local real estate market and can put that knowledge to work for you!

As a retired Navy Officer and Pilot he brings discipline and professionalism to each and every real estate transaction and property search. He is an experienced "Military Relocation Expert" having assisted many active duty military in finding a home upon relocation to a new and unfamiliar base. Scott proudly served for 23 years as active duty military himself.

With multiple transfers and deployments overseas to his credit, Scott understands the intricacies and complexities of military relocation challenges. Families going through the struggles of a PCS move can rest assured that help is available. Having been transferred to NAS Whidbey Island in 2006, Scott and his family know the local community well and he is delighted to help you get settled in such a truly wonderful community. .

Scott is one of the original brokers at the RE/MAX Gateway office when it originally opened in Anacortes. He is well known as a highly respected and trusted Certified Military Relocation Professional. Scott and his wife Patrica and their two grown children are pleased to call Washington State home. For a reliable buyer's agent, listing agent, relocation expert or military relocation professional contact Scott today!

 

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Discover the Beauty & Splendor of Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island

About oak harbor

Situated on inviting Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor is a friendly community known for its beauty, peace and tranquility. Perhaps most notable of all when talking about Oak Harbor is the beautiful and architecturally pleasing Deception Pass Bridge. The bridge was built in the 1930s and ultimately changed the entire dynamics of Whidbey Island allowing it to grow and prosper as never before.

Another name synonymous with Oak Harbor and Whidbey Island is the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Tracing its beginnings back to the 1940s, the Naval Air Station is home to many active-duty military and is a highly desirable base for Navy professionals. With Deception Pass being a national historic monument and the Naval Air Station being so popular among those in the military, it is clear to see why the Oak Harbor community is such a popular destination for anyone in search of great real estate deals.

Conveniently located nearby to Anacortes, Mount Vernon and Burlington Washington, Whidbey Island also offers easy ferry service access to the South allowing time-saving travel to the greater Seattle metropolitan area. Many agree that Oak Harbor is perfectly centrally located. When it comes to scenic destinations in the Pacific Northwest, Oak Harbor, Deception Pass and Anacortes all rank very high. Affordable real estate, breathtaking views of nature and the scenic sound make Oak Harbor a smart choice among savvy home buyers.

Often referred to as the playground of the Pacific Northwest, Oak Harbor offers boating, kayaking, bird watching, fishing, skydiving and paddle boarding as well as biking and good old-fashioned beach-combing. In addition those living in the area or visiting Whidbey Island can enjoy golfing, kite flying and of course whale watching. There are numerous springtime, wintertime, summertime and fall events that are always on tap all across Whidbey Island. The Holland Happenings and the Whidbey Island Marathon are just a few good examples.

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Explore Whidbey Naval Air Station & All That it has to Offer

About NAS Whidbey Island

Considered by many to be a highly desirable Naval Air Station of the United States Navy, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is situated in Island County Washington very close to the city of Oak Harbor. Just a few miles north of Oak Harbor is Ault Field, an airfield that is an integral and essential part of the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. The NAS Whidbey Island also features a seaplane base, a Navy exchange and a commissary. There is an outlying satellite landing field in Coupeville as well.

The base is primarily intended for field carrier landing practice. Navy jet aircraft that are carrier-based are primarily used for this purpose. The Naval Air Station also supports helicopter operations and other types of fixed wing aircraft. The Naval Air Station traces its beginnings back to the 1940s just a few months before the United States entered into World War II. Ault Field has hosted various squadrons over the years including the famous F4 Wildcats in the 1940s.

Today Whidbey Island Naval Air Station has well over a dozen active-duty squadrons in addition to a number of ready reserve squadrons operating at the base. Navy search and rescue operations are also conducted from the base. Sea and mountain rescues are conducted for both the Department of Defense and the greater Pacific Northwest community when needed. Considered a premier naval aviation installation, NAS Whidbey Island active-duty military enjoy easy access to Oak Harbor, Anacortes and other cities including Mount Vernon and Burlington in Skagit County.

Equally attractive when talking about Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and the city of Oak Harbor is that the area affords easy access to Seattle to the south via scheduled ferry service and Vancouver Canada to the north. Those stationed at NAS Whidbey Island enjoy the natural beauty and inviting atmosphere so commonly associated with Oak Harbor and all of Whidbey Island. With so much to offer it is clear to see white active-duty military find Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to be so highly desirable.

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Get to know Beautiful & Friendly Anacortes Today

About Anacortes

Anacortes is perhaps best known for its generous and varied Washington State Ferry terminal service to many of the outlying San Juan Islands. Washington State Ferry docks on Anacortes offer some of the most comprehensive travel to outlying islands that includes Shaw Island, Lopez Island, Orca's Island and even Victoria British Columbia. Anacortes is beautiful, inviting and conveniently just a short drive to Oak Harbor to the south as well as Mount Vernon and Burlington in Skagit Valley to the east.

Even more exciting is that Anacortes offers easy access by car to the greater Seattle metropolitan area to the south and Vancouver Canada to the north. Both major metropolitan areas are just about a 90-minute drive from Anacortes. The city of Anacortes traces its beginnings back to the late 1800s. Amos Bowman, a railroad surveyor originally founded the region and ultimately named Anacortes after his wife Annie Curtis.

Beautiful Anacortes has a population that fluctuates between the winter and summer but is usually around 16,000 people. The city is located on Fidalgo Island and is flanked by the Puget Sound as well as the Swinomish channel and the San Juan Islands. Boasting mild weather as compared to other regions of the Pacific Northwest, Anacortes experiences significantly less rainfall than other areas of the region including Seattle. Most interestingly, Anacortes was originally known as Ship Harbor. The area is very popular among boaters as well as anyone who enjoys the outdoors in general.

Considered a very lively part of the Pacific Northwest, Anacortes features a wide variety of celebrations and festivals throughout the year. This includes everything from Shipwreck Day to the Anacortes Art Festival and the world-renowned Oyster Run. The area is also highly coveted for affordable high quality single-family residential homes. From families just starting out to business professionals and those looking for a second residence, Anacortes is truly a popular destination. Hiking to fishing and boating as well as bicycling and bird watching are always on tap. In truth, the possibilities are endless when visiting or choosing to live in inviting Anacortes.

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The Oak Harbor community makes available quality public education

 

Schools

The area offers a wide range of both public and private schools. The website Great Schools has a wealth of information for parents relocating into the Whidbey Island or Oak Harbor area. Oak Harbor Elementary School and Oak Harbor High School as well as several other local public schools rate high as noted by the Great Schools website.

Similar information about schools throughout the region can be found on Zillow. On a nationwide scale the schools in Oak Harbor as well as neighboring Anacortes rank higher than average. Another excellent resource for local school information can be found here Livability. Overall there is a rich school environment throughout Whidbey Island and within the Oak Harbor local community. Visit the school district website to learn more.


Utility Company information for Oak Harbor

Connecting utilities is an important part of getting settled into your new home. Listed here is a general list of utility companies and other useful information for residents new to Island County. We hope this makes your relocation easier and more convenient! Welcome to Oak Harbor!

 

Utility Company List

Comcast Xfinity Oak Harbor
Phone: (360) 200-6791

Penco Water & Sewer District
(360) 682-5013

Blue Mountain Electric Inc.
360) 240-1869

AmeriGas
(360) 675-5939

Puget Sound Energy
(888) 225-5773

Coupeville Solid Waste Complex
20018 SR 20, Coupeville
(360) 679-7386

Oak Harbor Department Of Licensing
75 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor
(360) 675-8000

Department Of Motor Vehicles
656 SE Bayshore Dr Ste 4 Oak Harbor, WA 98277
(360) 675-6466