One of the most popular areas in Bellingham, Fairhaven is located on the southern edge of Bellingham. It is popular for its “village” feel, with many small boutiques, restaurants and coffee houses. It has a very high walk score of 79. Some of the great features of this community are Village Books, Outdoor cinema at the Village Green, Ski to Sea and the Ski to Sea festival, Views of the San Juan Islands, Ferry catching in Fairhaven, Fairhaven Farmers Market, Interurban walking trail, just to name a few of the highlights. The neighborhoods surrounding downtown Fairhaven are a mixture of older,craftsman homes and funky bungalows to newly updated and high end homes of South Hill and Edgemoor in addition to numerous Condominium Complexes.
Fairhaven sits right on Bellingham Bay with fantastic views of the water and San Juan Islands.