It’s true, what you’ve heard: Bellingham’s real estate market is sticky. And maybe no neighborhood’s door is harder to unlock than that of historic South Hill.
Tucked discreetly between heady Western Washington University at the top of the hill, and the too-dear shopping district of Fairhaven at the bottom, South Hill is picturesque in any season. With elm-lined lanes named after the city’s founders, South Hill is is a proud neighborhood steeped in tradition, appointed with significant architecture, and beholden to some of the most breathtaking views in town.
But these advantages don’t come without a pricing premium. Enter this earnest 2-bedroom Cape Cod on private corner lot gazing west and north over the Bay, city and all the way to the Canadian Cascades.
Available for the first time in more than 30 years, this well-kept and un-remuddled beauty is offered for $539,000.
Well of course that’s a lot of money for 1040 square feet. More than $500/sqft to be exact!
There are two $450k+ teardowns within two blocks. I’ll be open 12-2pm Sunday– come say hi. Soon the maggots will be as big as Redwoods…