Located in Washington State’s very own Stone Town, the area rocks with a relaxed vibe sure to appeal to Seattleites tired of the summer tourist crowds.

Just head south on Interstate-5 past Olympia to find Tenino, a tiny town in rural Thurston County, once the sandstone capital of the West. Built up after sandstone deposits were discovered in the late 1800s, Tenino thrived as builders across the country looked for stronger construction materials following fires in Seattle and San Francisco. Pictures of John Wayne decorate the walls of the Sandstone Cafe, where waiters serve $10 breakfast entrees and bottomless cups of coffee.

Sip bacon whiskey at the Sandstone Distillery. Visit a group of stone carvers chiseling with hand tools in an old grain storage shed. Grab a free bike, and take a spin around town to spot historic stone buildings.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to purchase 129± acres within the city limits of Tenino. Tenino has sewer capacity available and city water subject to the water rights available with this property.

This ranch could be used for a variety of uses that include building a home or perhaps up to 300 homes on Lemon Hill with views that include Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens.  Located within just a short drive is Olympia, one of the more attractive capital cities in the United States. Olympia is a clean, mid-sized capital city with a distinctively Pacific Northwest small-town feel. Outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant: Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, and the Washington coast are all within a short day’s drive.


  • 129± surveyed acres
  • Borders proposed future public land
  • Fenced pastures
  • Drilled wells
  • Within the Tenino city limits
  • Plenty of room to build 1 or more homes on the property
  • 3 separate tax parcels
  • View of Mount Rainier
  • View of Mount St. Helens
  • Easy access to Seattle or Portland via I-5

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Special properties deserve an exceptional land brokerage company like Fay Ranches. Our team has the knowledge, proven record of success, and a deep appreciation for the land and its traditions. We know how to market your unique property to the right audience. We invite you to learn more about our approach. Please call us at 800-238-8616 or click on the link below for more information.

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