Licensed in: WA
Michelle is a highly experienced and seasoned real estate professional specializing in land for sale in Washington state. She has spent nearly twenty years focused on large land acquisitions and divestitures throughout the state of Washington. She understands the complexities of land acquisitions and has in-depth experience in all of Washington’s land markets.
Michelle has worked in private and public sector markets, and has helped secure tens of thousands of acres in working forestland, conservation fee title and easements, and agricultural lands. She has a diverse background that includes working with conservation organizations, government entities, and partners such as the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, and Pheasants Forever. For several years, she worked with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, overseeing divestitures and land acquisitions statewide. She is passionate about the Pacific Northwest lifestyle and the abundance of recreational and investment opportunities. This passion for lifestyle and conservation brought her to the Fay Ranches’ Washington team. She was particularly drawn to the four pillars that the company stands on: Family, Conservation, Investment Value, and Sporting Opportunities.
Whether investing in a vineyard, an equestrian property, a production farm or ranch, or a purely recreational property with sporting opportunities, Michelle can help you realize your goals, from both lifestyle and investment perspectives.
Michelle is a Washington native and grew up in a rural area just outside of the capital city of Olympia. She spent her youth riding her horse in the Capital Forest, kayaking in the San Juan Islands, and camping with her family.
When Michelle isn’t working, you can find her backpacking on the Olympic Peninsula, bow hunting for elk, or learning to fly her Piper Cub J-4.
3 Active Properties Listed by Michelle Burbidge
This Washington ranch is majestically situated in the eastern foothills of the Cascade Mountains, perched above Washington’s fertile Methow Valley, adjacent to thousands of acres of state land, and is flanked by the Pasayten Wilderness and Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness ranges. With a custom 6,000+ sq. ft log home, a 9,000+ sq. ft custom barn, and over 270± fenced acres of grazing land, Signal Hill Ranch offers a unique opportunity for the equestrian, outdoor enthusiast, or rancher.
Two primary residences on this Washington property, each with their own wells and septic systems, and an additional detached studio, present a unique setting for a multi-generational compound or rental income opportunity. This refuge is secluded and offers an opportunity to raise animals and grow a massive garden. With several large open spaces, a charming five-stall barn with hay storage, two luxuriously appointed homes, and a detached studio apartment, it would make a wonderful venue for events.
Realize your dream of building a custom recreational retreat at this outstanding Washington property, just a stone’s throw from Lake Roosevelt. There are views for miles in all directions from several potential homesites, and there is income potential, with an average of 21 tons per year in grass and alfalfa. Hunting and fishing recreation is plentiful, with hunting for elk, mule deer, moose, and upland birds and angling in the state’s finest rivers and lakes.
Articles Authored by Michelle Burbidge
By Michelle Burbidge, Fay Ranches Agent, Licensed in Washington Washington is quickly becoming a mecca for grape growers and wineries. The same breathtaking landscape that first drew pioneers westward over 200 years ago now attracts a new kind of pioneer, those searching for a rich and diverse grape growing region. Just 20 years ago, Washington […]