Neighborhoods & Inspiration of Whatcom County, Blog

Check out some of the cool neighborhoods and inspiration for creating the perfect home in Washington.

Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 2

Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 2

Ok here goes part 2…Our old house closed in September 2018 and then the land closed end of October. Brian and I researched a few different ways to build the house and thankfully our lender was allowing us to basically be our own general contractor. Since we didn’t...

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Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 1

Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 1

So, in this post, we are changing gears a little bit… I want to tell you all about our new build here in Blaine WA, and the process we went through. I’m hoping this will give someone else the courage to try it. First a little bit of back story…. Brian and I still had...

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Blaine Washington

Blaine Washington

Ahhh Blaine…I am so excited to write a little bit about my new home! Blaine is right at the border to Canada. It is nicknamed the Peace Arch City because of the border crossing or also as the Gateway to the Pacific Northwest. When my husband and I first moved to the...

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Happy Valley, Fairhaven and Edgemoor

Happy Valley, Fairhaven and Edgemoor

Happy Valley is just east of Fairhaven and also backs up against the WWU campus. In the 1960’s the northern area increased the number of apartments directed toward student housing which infilled amongst the single-family homes in the area. Much of the southern section...

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Sudden Valley – Whatcom County

Sudden Valley – Whatcom County

Before 1969 Sudden Valley was nothing more than a Ranch owned by Glen and Betty Corning. It started out as a lakeside resort but is now the 4th largest populated area in Whatcom County. The houses range in size and style from adorable a-frames to pacific northwest...

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South Hill Neighborhood

South Hill Neighborhood

South Hill is one of my favorite places because it looks like something out of a storybook. It is located in between downtown Bellingham and Historic Fairhaven and backs up to the WWU campus. A cool and creepy spot is the South Hill Apartments on State St. This...

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Lettered Streets Neighborhood

Lettered Streets Neighborhood

Situated between the Columbia neighborhood and downtown, this was one of the first areas settled by Bellingham pioneers who worked for a sawmill located at the end of Whatcom Creek near Maritime Heritage Park in the late 1800’s early 1900s. There is an area of homes...

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Sunnyland

Sunnyland

Our first neighborhood we want to highlight is Sunnyland. This vibrant and walkable neighborhood is located west of the 5 and North of Whatcom creek. It’s a diverse mix of many eclectic and well-kept multifamily, single family homes, and local businesses.Cutesy and...

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