2721 E Blackburn Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98274 – Perfectly Appointed Hobby Farm

2721 E Blackburn Road Mt Vernon Allison Trimble Perfectly Appointed Hobby Farm

Perfectly appointed hobby farm on 5-level acres. The lovely shy 2800 sq ft residence has been meticulously maintained & tastefully upgraded with high-end finishes. Light & bright with vaulted ceilings & picture windows throughout, timeless chef’s kitchen w/ granite countertops & floor-to-ceiling built-ins in the formal living area. Spacious primary …

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Willfully Guided: Barn Thoughts

Barn Thoughts
Two-inch black PVC pipe cut in half and screwed to the top of fence boards protects the wood from chewing horses. Photo Credit Allison Trimble

Goals, Choices, and Changes in the Barn Construction Process I’ve spent several nights in my barn over the past three frigid weeks caring for one of my beloved senior horses, leaving me lots of time to analyze my barn. A couple of years ago I wrote about the construction of …

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Willfully Guided: Equestrian Property Specialists

Equestrian Property
Allison Trimble and Blake Westhoff of Allison & Blake Real Estate/Coastal Realty

Making the Grade A real estate agent from Utah reached out to us recently because she’d been looking for coursework to obtain an equestrian Realtor specialist designation. There’s no such designation, but it did spark some great conversation and thought about what’s important for becoming a competent equestrian real estate …

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Willfully Guided: Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Tips for Winter Horse Care

winter
Allison’s son helping with winter chores. Photo by Allison Trimble.

This morning it was a balmy 27 degrees at the barn. We worry about mud management during the winter months, often forgetting about freezing temperatures until they are upon us. My horsey childhood in Alaska was spent more than half the year in the dark and cold of winter, so …

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SOLD – 16639 Dunbar Rd Mount Vernon, WA – Elegant Country Estate

Elegant country estate in the heart of Skagit Valley. Positioned on over 33 acres of flat pastureland, this custom home is a true masterpiece. Built in 2016 by Schilperoort + Brooks, Inc. Construction, the 4,000+ sq. ft. home features stunning craftsmanship and rustic detail throughout. Impressive backlit beams frame the …

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