|Lake Tyee Size and Location
At over 520 acres and 886 individual RV sites, Lake Tyee is one of Washington’s largest ownership RV resorts. It is located in the North Cascade Range foothills, and four miles north of Concrete, Washington. The level of the 55-acre lake is approximately 900 feet above sea level, and is in the lowest section of a basin, which is surrounded on the northeast and south by slopes cresting 200 to 250 feet above the lake.The majority of individual deeded sites are circles of either 50′ or 60′ in diameter. There are also a number of rectangle size lots of different sizes as well as some pie-shaped lots. All lots should handle the largest RV’s, although some may not be as accessible as others.
Entry and Roads
A gate entry card is required for entry into the resort. Two cards are provided when you purchase a lot. Additional cards are available for a charge.
You will have legal and physical access by conventional automobile to all lots by a private road system. All roads are surfaced with gravel and have a 10-12 foot wearing width. The main stem road is a two-lane road. All secondary roads are one-lane roads consisting of 15 foot rights-of-way. Maintenance is provided by Lake Tyee and is paid for from annual dues. Year-round access is available. Some lots may be restricted in the months of January and February due to a combination of the snow depth and grade, which may make passage difficult for a week or two at a time.
Purchase and Title
When you purchase a lot at Lake Tyee you will receive a statutory warranty deed. Closing is usually 30-45 days from the signing of the contract. Most purchases of resale properties will require the buyer to obtain their own financing. However, there are some cases where owner financing is available. Prior to the closing of your purchase, your Earnest Money deposit will be held in a trust account with the escrow company.
Zoning and Use
Lake Tyee is located in the forestry zone of Skagit County and is permitted under a planned unit recreational development. Owners, their families and guests, may use the facilities and common property. Your individual lot may be used for vacation and recreational camping purposes only for a period not to exceed 210 days a year. No year-round residency or residential buildings are allowed in the subdivision. You may not build a home or a cabin on your lot, and you cannot subdivide your lot, although there are permissible improvements that you may make to your lot. These improvements are outlined in the Amended Restrictions and Declarations. A copy is available on request.
In addition, the Lake Tyee Board of Directors has established rules and regulations for the use of the clubhouse, pools, and other amenities to ensure individuals rights and enjoyment. A current copy of Lake Tyee Rules and Regulations are available on request.
The Lake Tyee Property Owner’s Association
The Property Owner’s Association was incorporated in 1974. It has been operating and active
since its inception. When you purchase a lot in this subdivision, you will become a voting member and are subject to the dues, charges, and assessments levied by the Association. Their purpose it is to maintain common areas, enforce restrictions and covenants, collect charges and assessments, and pay taxes and expenses for the operation of Lake Tyee.
The subdivision is served by a central water system, which is owned by Lake Tyee. The water system is complete and is constructed to Washington State specifications from state approved plans. Water is available along the roads in all divisions and an underground connection is brought out for each lot. There in NO CHARGE for connecting to the water system. The water quality is checked periodically by Lake Tyee and the Skagit County Health Department. The system has a 120,000 gallon storage capacity (2 tanks) with a 175 gallon per minute pumping capacity.
Lake Tyee uses community septic systems. Maintenance will be handled by Lake Tyee’s annual dues except that in the case of owner-caused damages, maintenance costs may be prorated by the users. Owner-caused damages generally consist of plugged lines, which can be repaired at the lot owners expense.
There are also 16 comfort stations (Toilet & Shower facilities), and one laundry facility within the subdivision. Maintenance of these facilities are paid for by your dues and serviced by Lake Tyee.
Electricity is the primary power source. The electrical system is a community system. Energy is supplied by Puget Sound Power and Light and is available at the power head between your lot and the access road. There is NO CHARGE for hook-ups. You will be billed by Lake Tyee for the amount of electricity that you use plus each lot owners share of the Community Power (the power used in our facilities and the common areas of our Resort). The system is not designed to provide electric power for heating. You are required to use propane.
||Skagit County Fire District
||Skagit County Sheriff Department
||You are not entitled to the use of public schools in Skagit county or Concrete
because permanent residences are prohibited in Lake Tyee and public schools must be attended by residents.
||United General Hospital between Burlington and Sedro Woolley, approximately 26 miles. Ambulance services are provided by the hospital and are dispatched out of Concrete. There is also a nice medical center in Concrete.
||There are no shopping facilities in the Resort. Please see our
Local Businesses for facilities available in Concrete.
||There is no mail service to Lake Tyee. Post Office boxes are available in the
Concrete Post Office.
||There is no public transportation from Lake Tyee to nearby towns nor within the subdivision.
As an owner of Real Estate, you will be billed for property taxes based on the assessed value of your property. This amount will vary depending on location in the subdivision and on the amount of improvements you have made to your lot. Currently the cost is between $65 and $150 per year for a bare lot.