Bellingham’s Historic Fairhaven District

A true gem of Bellingham is the historic Fairhaven District. Rich with historical charm and modern day flare it’s sure not to disappoint!

Fairhaven was originally founded in 1889 and is a lovely historic district located on Bellinghams South side. Originally one of four pioneer settlements on Bellingham Bay which later merged to become the City of Bellingham. The neighborhood is best known for its beautifully preserved historical buildings, sixteen on which are on the state and federal historic register.

Residents of Fairhaven are intensely proud of their community and have taken great care in preserving the charm and pleasure of their neighborhood. Currently there are many building projects taking place in Fairhaven, but you will notice each and every project retains that original Fairhaven touches that make it a special place

Fairhaven Neighborhood Real Estate

Housing in Fairhaven ranges from newer condominiums, old historical homes and everything in between. Fairhaven is known for it’s charm and buildings located within the heart of the Fairhaven Neighborhood must comply with the architectural & historical regulations of the neighborhood.

Fairhaven Map Search

To view a map of the Fairhaven neighborhood and search for properties located within the area of Fairhaven click the link above.

Fairhaven Photos

The streets of the Fairhaven Neighborhood couldn’t get more visually appealing with the brick lined streets and historical building, cafes, bookstore and galleries, there is always some to look at. Click the link about to view photos taken from the neighborhood.

Fairhaven Schools

Children who live within the Fairhaven Neighborhood attend either Larrabee or Lowell Elementary Schools. Middle School aged children attend Fairhaven Middle School and High School Students attend Sehome High School.

For more information on Bellingham or real estate in the area don’t hesitate to contact The Johnson Team toll free @ 1-888-713-3056.

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Search for New Listings in Bellingham and Whatcom County!

Are you tired of searching through all the home and property listings to try and find the newest ones on the market? The Johnson Team can help with our “new listing” real estate searches.

New Bellingham Real Estate Listings

Bellingham Real Estate ListingsBellingham has a small town feel with big town amenities. Located along Bellingham Bay and nestled in the shadow of Mt. Baker, it is easy to enjoy all that the outdoors have to offer here. The city is home to 23 very unique neighborhoods, all of which have their own amenities to offer their residents.

New Ferndale Real Estate Listings

Ferndale Real Estate ListingsFerndale is a thriving community surrounded by fertile farmland and famous for its “Baker to Bay” views. Ferndale real estate varies from great little craftman style homes in the heart of town, to farms and new developements.

New Lynden Real Estate Listings

Lynden Real Estate ListingsA charming Dutch heritage town that celebrates it’s history and takes pride in ownership. Enjoy lush manicured lawns and tidy homes. A great aray of housing types are offered in this area.

New Blaine & Birch Bay Real Estate Listings

Blaine & Birch Bay Real Estate ListingsNestled along the beaches of Birch Bay and the waters of the Puget Sound you will find Blaine and Birch Bay. It is one of the fastest growing areas in Whatcom County and has much to offer its residents from sandy beaches to gated communities – come see for yourself!

New East Whatcom County Real Estate Listings

Whatcom County Real Estate Listings The Eastern portion of Whatcom County is dotted with small towns along the westerly edge of the foothills. These towns include, Everson, Nooksack, Sumas, Deming and Maple Falls. The homes here tend to be on more acreage and some are more private than other parts of the county.

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Waterfront Real Estate in Bellingham and Whatcom County

We are lucky to live in area with so many incredibly beautiful bodies of water. Bellingham is bordered by the breathtakingly gorgeous Bellingham Bay, the water’s of the Puget Sound as well many local Lake to include Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish and Lake Padden. If you are looking for a home or a piece of property located on the water or with a waterview Bellingham could be a perfect fit for you. Below you will find link to our waterfront real estate searches customized your your needs. Whether you are looking to enjoy salt water views above Chuckanut Bay, or a great lakefront retreat there is something for everyone.

Bellingham & Whatcom County Salt Waterfront Real Estate
With the whole Western Edge of Whatcom County bordering the saltwater there is an array of options available for those looking to take in the incredible views this area has to offer. From the bluffs above Chuckanut Bay looking out to the San Juans Islands, to the sandy beaches and shallow waters of Birch Bay be sure to check out the waterfront real estate to link to access saltwater front real estate currently for sale.

Bellingham & Whatcom County Lakefront Real Estate
From the stunning recreational paradise of Lake Whatcom in Bellingham to the smaller more tranquil Emerland Lake if you are looking for lakefront real estate you are sure to find it here.

Bellingham & Whatcom County Riverfront Real Estate
Originating off of the beautiful Mt. Baker the Nooksack River slowly winds its’ way through the fertile farmland and towns before emptying in Bellingham Bay. Many homes call the banks of the Nooksack River home. Click the link above to view riverfront real estate for sale..

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Bellingham and Whatcom County Recreational Oppurtunities

Named one of the top 100 adventure towns in the nation by National Geographic Magazine, Bellingham is sure not to disappoint. From the water’s of Bellingham Bay to the snow drenched peaks of Mt. Baker you are sure to find what ever your heart desires to keep you busy here.

During the warm summer months residents and visitors of the area can enjoy a swim or watersports in one of the many Whatcom County lakes, the largest of which is Bellingham’s Lake Whatcom. If saltwater is more your style you can beachcomb and soak your toes in the warms waters of shallow Birch Bay. The area is also home to several world class golf courses from the Bellingham Golf and County Club Course to Loomis Trail and Sudden Valley Golf Courses.

If you are wanting to learn more about the recreational oppurtunities available in Bellingham and the surrounding Whatcom County area be sure and visit The Johnson Team’s Bellingham & Whatcom County Recreation Page to learn more!

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FOR SALE! North Western Red Cedar Home in Eastern Whatcom County

Have you ever dream of having a story book home in a fair tale setting? This incredible home at 552 Sprague Valley Drive in Maple Falls is that story book house! Constructed of North Western Red Cedar this 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath home is everything you could imagine in a Pacific Northwest Home. 

The spacious 1/3 acre lot provides just the perfect setting for this picturesque home.  Inside you’ll find soaring ceilings, an interior brightened by over sized skylights, a wood fireplace with crackling fires for those winter nights – simply a warm & cozy atmosphere. Outside, entertain either on the back deck overlooking the yard, gardens & woods or watch the deer, raccoons, steller jays & eagles go by from the front porch.

Located in Maple Falls, Washington the home is centrally located to provide the best of all worlds. Just a 30 minute drive west you will find the city of Bellingham, Washington. Bellingham offers a wonderful salt water marina on the shores of Bellingham Bay, Western Washington University and ample shopping, recreation and health services. On the other end of the spectrum just a short 3o minute drive East on the Mt. Baker Highway you will be greeted with the snow covered ski slopes of the world renowned Mt. Baker Ski Area.

Below you will find a virtual tour of this lovely home. If you would like to schedule your own showing call (360) 303-2734!

 

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Bellingham's Zuanich Point Park and Squalicum Harbor

Bellingham Fisherman's Memorial

I sure am lucky to call Bellingham, Washington my home. Last week with the incredible weather we had I was able to sneak away from my desk and enjoy a wonderful walk along Bellingham’s waterfront along Roeder Ave, Squalicum Harbor and Zuanich Point Park. The sun was shining, Mt. Baker was peaking over the hills and everyone was out enjoying the day.

Squalicum Harbor Bellingham

 

The docks of Squalicum Harbor were filled with lovely sail boats, pleasure boats and fishing vessels all of which enjoy the lovely water’s of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Island’s beyond. Zuanich Point Park located along the shores of Squalicum Harbor was busy with kite fliers, runners, in line skaters and a whole handful of kids taking full advantage of the marine themed childrens play area while their caretakers and parents enjoyed the sun, lunch and even in some cases a good book with the stunning views of the bay and beyond.

The Bellingham Waterfront has a little something for everyone from the park, to local resteruants such as Anthony’s and the Bayside Cafe to the Marine Touch Tank for the kids everyone in your family is sure to find something to do here.  Below is a virtual tour of the Bellingham waterfront along Roeder Ave, and Squalicum Harbor. If you have never been down there before be sure and check it out!

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High End Luxury Home Sales in Bellingham This Past Week.

With a vast array of natural beauty, culture and history it is no wonder that we are noticing that Bellingham, Skagit County and the San Juan Islands seem to be attracting more luxury home buyers. Bellingham and the Pacific Northwest are graced with many luxurious homes and estates. The incredible natural landscape and history help the Northwest boast some of the finest luxury real estate in the nation.

Wherever your real estate price point rests luxury can be at your finger tips. Whether you are looking for incredible snow capped mountain views of Mt. Baker, rolling acreage to enjoy your equestrian members of the family or a private lake dock for you boat, or saltwater front real estate, you can find it all here.

Each week we showcase a home or homes which have just sold and help you get an idea of what the real estate markets in Bellingham and the neighboring areas have to offer. You can also search for active luxury real estate on our website’s Luxury Real Estate Page.  This past week there was not a lot of action in the Luxury Real Estate Market in and around Bellingham. Below are the top two home sales in terms of pricing last week.

Eldridge Neighborhood Real Estate Bellingham2327 Eldridge Avenue sold last week for $505,000 and is located in Bellingham, Washington in the historical Eldridge Neighborhoodoverlooking Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond.

The home offers breathtakingly beautiful views of ocean sunsets and harbor lights from the charming cottage style kitchen with state of the art stained concrete counter tops and an open family room that lends itself to entertaining.

The home was originally built in 1924 and since has been fully restored with the convienances of today yet still retaining the charm and special touches of yesteryear.

Bellingham Washington Real Estate4690 Lost Creek Lane sold last week for $520,000 and is located in Bellingham, Washington on the lovely Geneva Neighborhood.

From this spacious 4 bedroom, 3.75 bathroom house situated on an ample 1.88 acres you can enjoy stunning Lake Whatcom and surrounding mountain views.  The home embraces the Pacific Northwest lifestyle and design with its timber frame constructions, birch wrapped windows, and slate and tile accents throughout the home.  High end luxury European kitchen is sure to delight any gourmet cooks and the lavish landscaping is sure to bring a smile to any green thumbs face.

To search Luxury Real Estate in Bellingham and neighboring areas be sure and check out The Johnson Team’s Real Estate’s Luxury Real Estate Page.

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Luxury Real Estate in Bellingham, Washington and Beyond!

With a vast array of natural beauty, culture and history it is no wonder that we are noticing that Bellingham, Skagit County and the San Juan Islands seem to be attracting more luxury home buyers. Bellingham and the Pacific Northwest are graced with many luxurious homes and estates. The incredible natural landscape and history help the Northwest boast some of the finest luxury real estate in the nation.

Wherever your real estate price point rests luxury can be at your finger tips. Whether you are looking for incredible snow capped mountain views of Mt. Baker, rolling acreage to enjoy your equestrian members of the family or a private lake dock for you boat, or saltwater front real estate, you can find it all here.

Each week we showcase a home or homes which have just sold and help you get an idea of what the real estate markets in Bellingham and the neighboring areas have to offer. You can also search for active luxury real estate on our website’s Luxury Real Estate Page.

Falcon2020 Falcon Ct  sold last week for $735,000 and is located in Bellingham, Washington in the prestigious Parkhurst Neighborhood over looking Bellingham, Fairhaven, Bellingham Bay and The San Juan Islands beyond.

The custom buit 3,400 sq ft home is beyond breathtaking with no luxury detail overlooked with Brazilian cherry wood floors, a spacious master suite and high quality appliances. Quality landscaping around the home only adds to the incredible setting with the incredible sunrise and sunset views over the ocean in the distance.

Surfcrest4927 Surfcrest Drive sold last week for $800,000 and is located in Oak Harbor, Washington approximately 45 minute North of Seattle and 45 minutes South of Bellingham.

Situated on just shy of one acre in the desirable Surfcrest Beach Community this home is sure not to disappoint.  Often referred to as one of the best beaches on Whidbey Island the home is graced with 100′ of no bank sandy waterfront and  incredible Westerly views of sunsets, the Olympic Mountains and The San Juan Islands.  The exterior cedar shake siding adds to the Pacific Northwest detailing and design in this 3,196 sq ft custom built home with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

To search Luxury Real Estatein Bellingham and neighboring areas be sure and check out The Johnson Team’s Real Estate’s Luxury Real Estate Page.

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Luxury Real Estate in Bellingham, Washington and Beyond.

With a vast array of natural beauty, culture and history it is no wonder that we are noticing that Bellingham, Skagit County and the San Juan Islands seem to be attracting more luxury home buyers. Bellinghamand the Pacific Northwest are graced with many luxurious homes and estates. The incredible natural landscape and history help the Northwest boast some of the finest luxury real estate in the nation.

Wherever your real estate price point rests luxury can be at your finger tips. Whether you are looking for incredible snow capped mountain views of Mt. Baker, rolling acreage to enjoy your equestrian members of the family or a private lake dock for you boat, or saltwater front real estate, you can find it all here.

Each week we showcase a home or homes which have just sold and help you get an idea of what the real estate markets in Bellingham and the neighboring areas have to offer. You can also search for active luxury real estate on our website’s Luxury Real Estate Page.

Fairhaven Real Estate453 17th St  sold last weekend for $852,00 and is located in Bellingham, Washington in the Historic Fairhaven Neighborhoods.

This home expansive 5,700 square foot home was originally built in 1936 and remains true to its original character maintaining the charm of yesteryear but yet also enjoying the modern luxuries of today. The spacious floor plan boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, 3 fireplaces and a separate guest suite.

If entertaining is your pleasure than this home is sure to please with 3 decks,  a .585 acre lot, lush gardens and incredible views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands.

 

Bellingham Real Estate, S. State St522  S State St is located in Bellingham, Washington in the historic Fairhaven District and sold last week for $715,000.

Located directly above Boulevard Park with unobstructed views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Island this property is one of the last potential development sites on the waterfront side of S. State Street. What a hot buy!

Currently there is a 1950’s brick duplex on the property but your imagination and design could take precedence in the construction of a condominium complex. What ever your dreams desire you are sure to be able to design and build it here!

Luxury Real Estate in Washington State

3904 Oakes Ave sold last week for $1,235,000 and is located in Anacortes, Washington just 40 minutes South of Bellingham and 40 minutes North of Everett, Washington.

Located behind a privacy gate you will find this one of kind luxury waterfront home complete with incredible views of the San Juan Islands,  the Washington State Ferry paths, and gorgeous yachts passing by.

The ample 4,225 square foot home contains 4 bedrooms and 3 3/4 bathrooms graced with 10′ ceilings, a stunning gourmet kitchen, and radiant in floor heating. The home has wonderful beach access for sea kayaking and beach combing.

 To search Luxury Real Estatein Bellingham and neighboring areas be sure and check out The Johnson Team’s Real Estate’s Luxury Real Estate Page.

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Luxury Real Estate in Bellingham, Washington and Beyond!

With a vast array of natural beauty, culture and history it is no wonder that we are noticing that Bellingham, Skagit County and the San Juan Islands seem to be attracting more luxury home buyers. Bellingham and the Pacific Northwest are graced with many luxurious homes and estates. The incredible natural landscape and history help the Northwest boast some of the finest luxury real estate in the nation.

Wherever your real estate price point rests luxury can be at your finger tips. Whether you are looking for incredible snow capped mountain views of Mt. Baker, rolling acreage to enjoy your equestrian members of the family or a private lake dock for you boat, or saltwater front real estate, you can find it all here.

Each week we showcase homes which have just sold and help you get an idea of what the real estate markets in Bellingham and the neighboring areas have to offer. You can also search for active luxury real estate on our website’s Luxury Real Estate Page.

Below are three homes that sold this past week in the local luxury real estate market:

Bellingham Real Estate South Hill319 S Forest St  sold last week for Parkhurst $532,533 and is located in Bellingham, Washington in it’s historical South Hill Neighborhood!

This picturesque South Hill home is a wonderful mix of old time craftsman coziness with the elegance and modern touches of today.  You can enjoy stunning Bellingham Bay and city views from the charming front porch and living areas.

Just a short walk to Fairhaven below this house is graced with a lovely patio and off street parking.

bellingham real estate chuckanut204 Sea Pines Rd  is located in Bellingham, Washington and sold last week for $849,900. If you are looking for amazing 180 degree water and island views than this would be your home, stunning views of the city of Bellingham, Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond.

Located of the the coveted Chuckanut Drive this home has it all from an elegant fireplace in the master bedroom to french doors, a second kitchen and spacious walk in closets.  This home will not disappoint!

La Conner Real Estate583 Walla Walla Way is located in La Conner, Washington  just 30 minutes North of Everett and 40 minutes South of Bellingham  and sold last week for $530,000.

Situated in the lovely Shelter Bay Community here you can enjoy the ease of one level living taking full advantage of the privacy and view that this home offers. Commanding views of Mt. Baker, the town of La Conner and the tulip fields are incredible. 

Not only to do the views delight but so does the home with the expansive great room, gourmet kitchen, and private suite with separate entrance.

To search Luxury Real Estate in Bellingham and neighboring areas be sure and check out The Johnson Team’s Real Estate’s Luxury Real Estate Page.

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