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Classic Fairhaven Home

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Enjoy a Classic Late 19th Century Fairhaven Home. Walk a few blocks to Tony's Coffee, or go for a stroll or jog at Bellingham Bay's trails. Leave your car parked and enjoy the best of Fairhaven's antique stores, coffee shops, bookstores and restaurants!

This getaway is perfect for anyone who wants to be in Fairhaven, close and walking distance to everything! It is located a couple of blocks from the center of Fairhaven; and it is less than a 5 minute drive to Western Washington University waterfront parks, and Chuckanut Drive.

If you want to explore Bellingham, visit your WWU student, or enjoy the area's many outdoor or cultural activities, our lovely three bedroom house may be for you.

Ideal for short getaways, business travelers, or those who want to experience Bellingham's vast recreation!

More Details

Fairhaven Classic Owners
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2016


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Classic Fairhaven Home
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
Victoria, BC, Canada

from Victoria BC

  • 5 of 5

Our family (elderly parents, sister, husband and I) were travelling to visit my mothers cousin in Bellingham.... we choose to stay at Fairhaven Classic, because it was located within walking distance to great shopping, good restaurants, historic buildings....and the house was adorable! It met all our needs, clean, comfortable, well stocked, in a safe neighbourhood, and charming. We were sad to leave after 2 nights, and hope we have the opportunity to return.

Favourite restaurants: Breakfast- Harris St Cafe, Lunch-Keenans, Supper-Skylarks, and Asian Bistro (delivery)

In the evening visit the boardwalk for sunset, moon rise,

Favourite shops: A Lot of Flowers, Chuckanut Gallery and Garden.

If traveling from Victoria? Washington State Ferry Sidney to Anacortes!

Thankyou Amy for all your help in making our stay a wonderful memory!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Canada

Lovely character property with sunny garden and deck

  • 4 of 5

This property is a charming old character home with a lovely sunny garden and deck and a well-equipped kitchen.

It is conveniently located within easy walking distance of the town centre.

We didn't make our reservation until the very last minute but Amy was very accommodating and managed to arrange everything for our stay at very short notice. Thanks Amy!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tacoma, WA

Can't wait to come back

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place! Lots of foot traffic that made the place feel alive, plus the location couldn't have been better. Very pretty yard and inviting decor. I can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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chewelah, wa

Best place in Bellingham

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in vrbo rentals for the past 7 years in Bellingham and this was our favorite by far. This house has charm and character, space for everyone, a 2 block walk to downtown Fairhaven, a 5 min drive to downtown Bellingham, and most of all great owners to work with. Our group totally took advantage of the short walk and enjoyed happy hours at a few speak-easys, then bbq back at the house on the nice deck, then again back out for a 80's theme party at the local nightclub, The Fairhaven. No other place on the vrbo site has given us the space to be comfortable, and the access to bars, shops, and restaurants. The price and location are definately the best Bellingham has to offer and i would recommend staying here to any and all ages

  • Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family and Pet friendly home that is walking distance to down town Fairhaven

  • 5 of 5

A group of 6 of stayed at Fairhaven Classic while we were visiting Bellingham for the Chuckanut 50 trail race and we could not have asked for better accommodations.

The house is just 3 blocks from down town Fairhaven, making it walking distance to restaurants and grocery stores. We had two dogs with us and the big back yard gave them ample room to run around. Also, having a washer and dryer made it very convenient to wash are race gear afterwards. Not to mention having two bathrooms very useful.

I would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shabby but not Chic

  • 3 of 5

The furnishings in the house were not very comfortable, slipcovered old furniture. I would imagine staying here in the summer when you could take advantage of the lovely yard and deck it would be a different expereince but mid-winter when it is raining, the interior left a lot to be desired esp for the price. And as the listing says, the location is pretty great.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Other Activities: Shopping, boating


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200

Peak Season....$325/night Value Season....$225/night
Peak Season .. $325/night
Value Season .. $225/night

Peak season is Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend and includes the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve

A refundable $500 security deposit is required.
A non-refundable $100 cleaning fee is required.

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Happy Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • arboretum
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Special Features: ^ Located in Fairhaven! Leave you car parked and enjoy your stroll! ^ Classic late 19th century Fairhaven Home ^ 10 ft. ceilings ^ Yard with Deck ^ off-street parking ^ bus line on street ^ fenced dog kennel

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