55+ Communities-​ Whatcom County



Windermere Condos – Bellingham – Fairhaven

Contemporary Condos built in 1984 enjoy South Hill views of Fairhaven and the water. Private entrances and elevators to all levels including underground parking add to the amenities of this community. Each unit has balconies for entertaining and enjoying the unique lifestyle this community has to offer. Close to Boulevard Park, trails, restaurants and Fairhaven Shopping. Amenities include: Cable TV, disabled access, elevator, fire sprinklers, high speed Internet, 1 parking space.

HOA Fees: $427/month

Garden Towers – Bellingham

Located close to Bellingham Bay, residents of this gated community enjoy breathtaking bay, city and mountain views. Elevator service to all levels including parking and heated storage area and disabled access is available. Private balconies for entertainment. Easy access to WWU, downtown and Fairhaven. Amenities include Cable TV, garbage, water/sewer, common area maintenance, earthquake insurance, elevator, high speed Internet, 2 parking spaces, outside entry, and security gate.

HOA: $325/month

El Dorado Condos – Bellingham

The El Dorado Condos are a beautiful set of condos located in the Cordata neighborhood in northern Bellingham. They are a gated, age restricted (55+) community, and they were built with style and convenience in mind. The El Dorado Condos were built in 2005, and there are 12 buildings with a total of 63 condos. Each building has an elevator, and each condo has its own private one car detached garage. These condos were built for easy living, for adults that appreciate the beauty of the outdoors. The condominium is nestled in a wooded grove, and the landscaping is immaculate. Residents enjoy total privacy and security, as the complex is fully gated and fenced off. The complex includes a beautiful clubhouse with kitchen inside, a dog run, a community garden and a putting green for the golf enthusiasts.

The interior of these condos speak for themselves. While the floor plans are all a little different, and have the options of 1 to 3 bedrooms, every single one of the El Dorado Condos has cable TV, high speed internet, vaulted 10 ft. ceilings, radiant floor heat and a gas fireplace. Most of the condos also include features like granite countertops, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and private decks overlooking the greenbelt. This sanctuary of design and comfort truly exemplifies the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy the privacy of a gated community while still only being a few minutes’ drive away from the heart of downtown Bellingham, with all its restaurants and shopping.

Parkway Square – Bellingham – Fairhaven

Cozy single level condos in Fairhaven were built in 1995 and feature a one car garage. They are walking distance from Historic Downtown Fairhaven and just minutes from I-5. The condo offers ample guest parking, a clubhouse and secured mail room. It also has a beautifully maintained green space and easy access to many great trails in the Bellingham/Fairhaven area.

Home owner fees include Cable TV, garbage, water/sewer, road maintenance, common area maintenance, lawn services.

HOA Fees: $400/month

Racine Park Condos – Bellingham

These contemporary condos, built in 2001 feature spacious, open floor plans, vaulted ceilings, modern kitchens, private patios with garden areas and level lots. Located in the Barkley area of Bellingham it’s close to restaurants, a movie theater, shopping and medical facilities. A short distance from the Interurban trail. Amenities include road maintenance, common area maintenance and lawn services.

HOA Fees: $350/mo

Northern Meadows – Bellingham

These single level 55+ Condos in a gated community were built by Kramer Construction. In floor radiant heat for maximum energy efficiency. This also means there is no crawl space and there is zero step entrance and exit. Chef’s kitchen with quartz countertops, stainless appliances & dove-tailed soft close cabinetry. Large master bedroom & day-spa en-suite.

HOA Fee Includes: Road maintenance, common area maintenance, lawn services

HOA Fees: $191/month


Lake Samish Terrace – Bellingham

Located on Lake Samish, Lake Samish Terrace is a manufactured home community featuring 62 sites, paved streets with off-street parking and recreational facilities. Level lots with lots of privacy for residents who seek a serene lake lifestyle. Beachfront access and a dock for swimming, kayaking and fishing plus being close to Bellingham this community showcases the beauty of living in the Northwest.

Lake Padden Estates – Bellingham

This unique 55+ Community is within walking distance of Lake Padden and have views of Lake Padden Golf Course. These contemporary manufactured homes sit on their own lot and were built in the late 90’s. Community has its own club house.

HOA Dues are $45/month.

Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park – Bellingham

Located on Bullard Lake and close to Lake Padden Golf Course and Lake Padden, Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park features 103 sites, off-street parking a clubhouse and recreation facilities. Fair haven is a short drive and offers shopping, restaurants and a lively art scene. Monthly dues cover water, sewer, garbage and basic cable. Buyers have different options for dues by either buying full or half shares.

Crest-Haven Mobile Home Park – Bellingham

Located within walking distance of Lake Padden, this 55+ mobile home community has 59 sites, paved streets and off-street parking. Recreation facilities are also on the property. Water, sewer and basic cable are paid for. 

Robin Lane Mobile Home Park – Bellingham

This south Bellingham community is just north and east of the Edgemoor area and is close to Chuckanut Village and Fairhaven Park and the bay. It has 55 manufactured or mobile home spaces with paved streets and off-street parking. Close to Lake Padden as well. Robin Lane is a very popular community because of its location – close to Fairhaven shopping and restaurants, I-5, medical facilities and more.

South End Mobile Estates-Happy Valley Bellingham

Located in Fairhaven, this 55+ community features 80 sites in the neighborhood that was built in 1983. There are tree-lined wide paved streets, off-street parking and a spacious activity center. It is close to the freeway, Fairhaven shopping, bike path, Boulevard Park, the Amtrak Station, medical facilities and is on a bus line. Near Padden Golf Course, Happy Valley and Fairhaven Parks and Lake Padden. Utilities include water and sewer. Common areas are maintained.

Parkway Village – Bellingham

This 55+ Village was built in 1985 and consists of 102 sites with wide, paved streets and off-street parking. The community features a Clubhouse and Recreation Facilities. Near Happy Valley and Fairhaven parks and a stroll away from Padden Creek and the Whatcom County and Bellingham Interurban Trail. Close to Fairhaven’s restaurants, shopping, I-5, the Amtrak Station, medical facilities, and more.

Lakeway Mobile Estates – Bellingham

Lakeway Mobile Estates is in the Lakeway area of Bellingham and is located close to a shopping center, two large grocery stores, restaurants and motels. This 220-site community was built in 1970 and features paved streets, off-street parking and a clubhouse. The abundance of flowers, trees and shrubs throughout the community shows great pride of ownership. The clubhouse has a library, kitchen and huge deck for enjoying the beautiful mountain views.

James Street Estates – Bellingham

Built in 1987, the James Street Estates has 94 level sites, wide paved streets and off-street parking. Some homes have garages and natural gas and are situated on a green belt. The community has a clubhouse and recreation facilities. Located north of downtown Bellingham, James Street Estates is situated between Barkley Village with its movie theaters, shopping and restaurants and the Cordata area of Bellingham with Bellis Fair and Whatcom Community College.

HOA Fees: $209/month


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