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Forest Rock Hills

Forest Rock Hills is a lovely community in Poulsbo with many homes having partial Westerly Olympic Mountain views.  Located just above the famous Poulsbo Central Market, it’s a terrific location close to schools, shopping, medical & dental care and commuter routes.

At the bottom of the page we’ve included a map of the area included in the Forest Rock Hills subdivisions & phases.

As you’ll see in the photos, there actually is a large rock from which the community was named.

Photos by Brian Wilson © 2010 & 2011


Here’s a video we created on Nov 19,2011 of a “Drive Through Forest Rock Hills”
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by: Brian Wilson © 2011

Here is data we’ve compiled for the community as a whole, with information about the homes and Real Estate in Forest Rock Hills.  The summary provides a quick view of the average & median home data:

Number of Homes 145
Number of Vacant lots 1
Average Year Built 1998
Median Year Built 1998
First Year a Home Built 1992
Last Year a Home Built 2007
Average Living Space Sq. Ft. 1918
Median Living Space Sq. Ft. 1860
Average Gross Sq. Ft. 2479
Median Gross Sq. Ft. 2371
% with 3 bedrooms 77%
% with 4 bedrooms 22%
Average 2011 Tax Assed Value $290,439
Median 2011 Tax Assessed Value $286,785
Highest 2011 Tax Assessed Value $403,120
Lowest 2011 Tax Assessed Value $241,130
Average Automated Valuation Model $304,427
Median Automated Valuation Model $302,550
















It’s important to note that while both the Tax Assessed Valuations and the Auto Valuation Models can be instructive about home values, these numbers may not be keeping pace in real time with what is actually occurring in the market at any given time. The AVM, values are calculated more recently than the Tax Assessed Values, but they are based largely upon a statistical sample and do not reflect special individual home features, upgrades or undocumented unique characteristics. The true market value is dependent primarily upon the recent most comparable sales, and then appropriate adjustments made. The best way to obtain the current value of your home without paying for a full appraisal is to contact your Real Estate Broker and ask for a current CMA. If you don’t have a Broker you prefer, or one are currently working with, my partner Jana Salmans or myself would be very happy to assist you. Just give us a call or e-mail us, our contact information can be found at the top main menu and we will be happy to assist you.

In 2011 there were 3 homes sold in Forest Rock Hills:

Date of Sale Address SqFt./Bdrm/Bath Style Price
7/28/2011 1297 NE Forest Rock Lane
2906/3/2.5 2-sty $309,000
7/29/2011 20021 12th Ave NE
1788/3/2.5 2-sty $309,000
11/18/2011 20000 Hoved Rd NE
1700/3/1.75 1-sty $294,500

In 2012 (through 10-7-2012) there were 6 home sales in Forest Rock Hills:

Date of Sale Address SqFt./Bdrm/Bath Style Price
3/28/2012 1575 Nordic Pl
1715/3/2.25 2-sty $230,000§
5/24/2012 19995 12th Ave NE
2206/4/2.5 2-sty $292,000§
6/26/2012 20015 Blue Rund Lp NE
1736/3/1.75 1-sty $298,000
7/19/2012 20349 12th Ave NE 2308/5/2.5 2-sty $295,000
9/5/2012 1379 Amber Ct NE 1767/3/2.5 2-sty $250,000
9/10/2012 1343 Lena Pl NE 2586/5/2.75 1-sty $374,000

§ These were “Distressed properties,” specifically Short Sales.

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Jana Salmans, Managing Broker &
Brian Wilson, Broker
 19723 10th Ave NE; suite 200::Poulsbo, WA 98370