I live on a lovely island, Bainbridgde Island, very near Seattle, Wa. Just a 35 minutes away by ferry boat ride.
I have 1 cat and 6 chickens to enjoy. My neighbor feeds the chickens. And, some plants to water. My home is a warm, cozy hideaway, a place to settle in and enjoy, yet only about 5 minutes from the shops.
All amenities-- dishwasher, washer & dryer, Decks, 3 1/2 acres land with Views, views, views! And sandy beach, & walks.
It is a BEAUTY!! Come visit and ENJOY!!.
PLEASE--DO NOT ANSWER if you have ANY doubts re: loss of time and money and distance, etc.