I wrote an article on my Realtor page about views and the value of a forever view versus that of a fleeting view. Along the gorgeous Washington Coast a view is often a big part of properties listed for sale. I feel this article still has merit for the "Coastal Living" blog despite being more focused on Clark County.
Give it a read by following the link below.
Real Estate with Realtor Rod Sager: Fancy a View? Find a Forever View: