Classic Craftsman beauty with a detached suite for the in-laws or adult children
If you love turn of the century beauty, look no further. This one of a kind craftsman home was built in 1906 and was the home of and built by Blaine's first banker.
Brief description of main home: Spacious four bedrooms, 3,400 square feet, 1 3/4 baths, large living room, dining room with deck, remodeled kitchen, lovely large office with lots of windows looking out to views in back yard, bright and cheery laundry room, and also finished media room or man cave on third level. Asking $430,000
The home has been completely restored to it's original beauty.
The home is centrally located in Blaine, moments away from the Canadian-US border crossings. Drayton Harbor is just down the street, and the Blaine Marina is a ten minute bike ride from the front door.
From the moment you walk into the home, you are captivated by her charm. The wood has been restored to original, original fir flooring in the high traffic areas adds to her beauty.
In keeping with 'original', the downstairs bath has the clawfoot tub-separate water closet.
Sliding pocket doors add privacy separating the dining room from the family room. Dining room has a deck that overlooks the back yard.
The large, covered front porch is the perfect location for those great northwest Washington evenings. There is enough space on the porch to have a cribbage table at one end and porch swing at the other.
Deatached Assessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
At the back of the home, is a detached suite with half bath. This two story suite has it's own private entrance with spacious living area upstairs. The suite is move-in ready for the in-laws or adult children. Plently of room for RV parking.
Entering The Home
As you enter the home, you can see the beautiful fir flooring and the magnificient stairway that leads to the upper levels of the home.
Walking immediately to the left is the family area which opens to the dining room. Looking straight ahead brings you to the kitchen which flows nicely into the dining room, family area and greeting entry of the home.
More About The Home
This beautiful home sits on a 11,000 square foot lot, with impressive landscaping, great trees in the front that give plenty of shade, in the back yard is filbert tree that has been producing for years.
Short walk to the downtown area of Blaine's shops and restaurants and the two border crossings in to Canada. Bellingham airport is 20 minutes to the south, Vancouver is 45 minutes away.
White Rock, Canada and White Rocks renouned beaches and restaurants are only ten to fifteen minutes away.
To see the virtual tour of this classic, one of kind home visit: www.HistoricBlaineHome.com
Or, you can view the entire listing at: http://www.whatcomcountyhomesearch.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=listing-home&startrow=3&CFID=19535028&CFTOKEN=57705257