ABOUT CLINTON

Clinton is a small community on the southernmost tip of Whidbey Island and home to the Clinton/Mukilteo ferry. With a population of just over 800 people, Clinton is a beloved location for commuters who prefer the island lifestyle.

Clinton, Whidbey Island, Washington
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Is the Oak Harbor Housing Market Getting Squishy?

September 16, 2021

Written by: Kristen Stavros 16 September 2021 There is a general feeling amongst brokers that the Oak Harbor market has softened up just a bit. As Branch Manager and Co-owner of Windermere Whidbey Island I pay close attention to what my brokers are seeing and feeling out there in the market. When I begin to […]

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Must Watch Movies and Shows Filmed on Whidbey

September 14, 2021

Perhaps the chill in the air has you finding yourself spending more time in doors these days now that summer is over  and you are wondering what there is to do? ‌  ‌ By‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌common‌ ‌entertainment‌ ‌strategy‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌finding‌ ‌shows‌ ‌and‌ ‌movies‌ ‌to‌ ‌watch!‌ ‌ Online‌ ‌streaming‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌a‌ ‌lifesaver‌ ‌for‌ […]

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Bowman Bay

September 13, 2021

Although not technically on Whidbey, Bowman Bay is a large part of our island’s local culture. This bay, which is located on the Fidalgo Island side of Deception Pass, has a rich history spanning back to the late 1800s. Originally a settlement to a large Samish village, the bay has since served several purposes including […]

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Staging a Home

September 6, 2021

Should You Stage Your Home? Every home is changed by those who live in it even under the care of the most vigilant homeowners. Staging a home for sale is one tactic that may take the attention away from less than stellar paint, flooring, or kitchen cabinets and convince the buyer that they can make […]

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Crockett Blockhouse

August 30, 2021

In the late 1850’s, word of the Indian Wars came to Whidbey Island encouraging settlers to construct blockhouses as an effort to protect their families and land. After several other blockhouses were built by other settlers Col. Walter Crockett built his own in 1857. These houses were small two-story buildings built with logs placed horizontally […]

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Is it better to buy a home or to rent one?

August 23, 2021

Is it better to buy a home or to rent one? This discussion has been happening for decades. Supporters of buying claim you are making an investment, which can significantly increase in value every year you live in the home. Additionally, if/when you decide to rent out your home your renters are essentially paying for your […]

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Admiralty Light House

August 16, 2021

Seated high above the waves of Admiralty Inlet rests a structure quite unlike any other. Originally built in 1861 by the U.S. Lighthouse Board, Admiralty Head Lighthouse was constructed in conjunction with the Point Wilson Lighthouse in Port Townsend to assist travelers entering the sound through the shallow waters of the inlet. Deconstructed and rebuilt […]

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What View is Best on Whidbey Island?

August 9, 2021

Whidbey Island straddles the 47 to 48th parallel. This means the summer brings gluttony of sun, so much that black-out shades are a staple in Pacific Northwest homes. Although, this abundance of light is sometimes hard to remember during the darkest days of winter when the sun only passes by at a shallow 45 degrees […]

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Deception Pass

August 2, 2021

Washington’s most visited park can be attributed to its prominent historical landmark, the Deception Pass Bridge. Thoughts of the landscape without this icon are unimaginable yet only 100 years ago the barren Pass was simply a deep and turbulent channel of water connecting the Strait of Juan de Fuca with the Saratoga Passage. After years […]

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Whale Bell Park

July 26, 2021

Spring brings with it a special excitement for Whidbey. As the waters warm, we welcome back one of our favorite travelers; whales! Orcas and Gray Whales grace the Puget Sound waters every spring on their migration to the wild waves of Alaska. Luckily, sightings are not at all uncommon on the island. To commemorate the […]

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