In a Culdesac facing the Columbia River, in the Resort Community of Desert Aire, BUILD YOUR RETIREMENT HOME OR PLACE YOUR MNF. HOME ON THIS .24 ACRE SITE. the town is located near the SW corner of Grant County on the E bank of the Columbia River where it is part of Priest Rapids Lake. Only 20 miles to Interstate 90 across the Columbia River from Vantage. The area of the town is 6.1 square miles. History: In the late 1960s, a group of investors led by Harry Davidson, of Harry Davidson, Inc., bought 3,200 acres, of land along the Columbia River near the Priest Rapids Dam, Davidson cut in a runway and flew investors into his airport community in a Douglas DC-3. They developed a planned community of some 1,600 homes centered on the airport, a golf course and marina, which opened beginning in 1970. In 1994 the Grant County Airport District #1 was formed and now maintains the regional public-use airport in the community, for Golfers and Fishermen alike to fly into the community. Climate: Desert Aire has some of the hottest temperatures in Washington during the summer and is one of the driest places in the state, being located in the rain shadow of both the Cascades and the Umtanums. Average temperatures in July are a maximum of 91 °F & a minimum of 64 °F. In January, the average maximum is 40 °F & the minimum is 26 °.. Rainfall averages only 7 inches, per year, and the average snowfall is 6 inches. (HOA $600 a year)
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Listing information last updated on January 21st, 2020 at 1:17am PST.