Whidbey Island is located on Islands West of Seattle. Condos for sale in Whidbey Island include foreclosures (bank-owned condos), short sales, and traditional resale and new construction condos.
Whidbey Island is located about 30 miles North of Seattle in Island County. The largest of nine islands in the county, Whidbey has a population of around 60,000 and covering 170 square miles. The island's dramatic length (35 miles) created a number of distinct cities on the island including Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Greenbank, Freeland, Langley, and Clinton. Whidbey Island Naval Air Station in the North end of the island is a strong influence on the development and employment of Oak Harbor and surrounding areas, while the South end of Whidbey is more of a tourist destination. Crossing from North Whidbey Island to the mainland is done via the towering Deception Pass Bridges.
Whidbey Island offers many parks for outdoor activities like camping, cycling, walking, hiking, fishing, picnicking, canoeing, and more. The top parks in Whidbey Island are Deception Pass State Park, South Whidbey Island State Park, Fort Casey State Park, Joseph Whidbey State Park, Double Bluff County Park, and Dugualla State Park. The most visited park is the Deception Pass State Park on the north end of Whidbey Island. Another tourist attraction on the Island is the Admiralty Head Lighthouse located in the Fort Casey State Park. If you're interested in Langley's history, head to South Whidbey Historical Museum in 314 Second Street to see vintage photos and artifacts.
Whidbey Island has many annual celebrations, including Whidbey Island Area Fair every July, Whidbey Island Kite Festival every September, Penn Cove Mussel Festival every March, Whidbey Island Zucchini Festival, and DjangoFestNW in September. Whidbey Island is known for seafood. The most visited seafood restaurants on the Island are Front Street Grill in Coupeville, Seabolt's Smokehouse in Oak Harbor, and Saltwater Fish House & Oyster Bar in Langley. The school district you can in Whidbey Island are Oak Harbor School District, South Whidbey School District, and Coupeville School District. And the public libraries are Clinton Library at 4781 Deer Lake Rd, Langley Library at 104 Second Street, and Freeland Library at 5495 S Harbor Ave. To see all new condo listings in Whidbey Island, visit SeattleCondo.com.