One residence and nine outbuildings four miles south of Twisp are being offered for sale by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
The buildings include a house and wooden storage sheds, most with metal roofs. People may bid on individual buildings or on more than one. WDFW will award the buildings to the highest-quality, most-responsive bidder. There is no minimum bid.
Winning bidders will purchase the entire structure but may leave unusable materials on site.
The buildings are at 600 Twisp-Carlton Road and can be viewed through Feb. 24. All materials must be removed by April 30.
Separate, sealed bids should be sent to Terrie Preston, WDFW, Region Two Office, 1550 Alder St. NW, Ephrata, WA 98823-9699. The deadline for bids is 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 24. No payments should be sent with the bid, but will need to be made within five days of notification. Bids will be opened Feb. 26.
For more information, contact Preston at (509) 754-4624, ext. 17, or Tom McCoy at 996-2559.
WDFW purchased the 49-acre parcel, the former Geestman property, in 2012 for $491,000, as part of the Methow Watershed project. The project protects riparian and big-game habitat and migration corridors for mule deer. It was funded by a grant from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.