Homes for Sale in Blaine
Blaine, Washington, is Whatcom County’s most northwesterly situated town and the busiest border crossing point between British Columbia, Canada and the State of Washington. Blaine is situated about 25 miles north of Bellingham, a little more than a half hour from Vancouver, B.C. and less than two hours from Seattle.
Homes for sale in Blaine range from restored classics and contemporary condos to waterfront estates and luxury homes in the gated communities of Semiahmoo. The Blaine real estate market is as diverse as its residents of families, retirees and business people.
Living in Blaine offers the splendor of Mt. Baker and the North Cascades Mountains to the east—a majestic contrast to Semiahmoo Bay and the Straight of Georgia to the west. The Peace Arch State Park spans the U.S.-Canadian border as a monument symbolizing nearly two centuries of peace between the countries. Every year the park features the “Hands Across the Border” ceremony. Throughout the summer, the park exhibits sculptures by international artists.
Blaine is also home to the Historic Washington Foot Passenger Ferry, “The Plover,” which takes tourists across the bay to Semiahmoo Spit, and the Inn at Semiahmoo, a world-class resort community featuring an Arnold Palmer-designed championship golf course. Numerous parks offer residents plenty of opportunities to access the natural beauty Blaine offers.