Whidbey Island, Washington is a paradise of natural beauty and community living. It offers rural sophistication, with salt water beaches, lakes, family farms, salmon streams and wildlife right alongside beautiful and small city-villages with all the modern conveniences. Ferry service to the mainland provides a comfortable commute to Seattle and easy access to the Cascade and Olympic mountains.
Just an hour north of Seattle and ten minutes from Langley-by-the-Sea, Whidbey Island Waldorf School offers the best of educational possibilities combined with the beauty of island living. There are no chain stories or box shops on South Whidbey, no billboards, no strip malls. Langley is a safe, familiar and friendly village by the sea where you can take your children and go for an ice-cream, a walk along the beach, meet friends and say hello to shop owners who recognize your little ones.
The Arts abound on Whidbey, which is bursting with musicians, visual artists and writers, a wide swath of health practitioners including acupuncturists, chiropractors and naturopaths, therapeutic practices of all backgrounds, and organic farms and farmstands. Whidbey is home to Island Dance, a wonderful Dance company for children and, right next door, the much-loved Whidbey Children’s Theatre. South Whidbey Parks and Recreation is full tilt all year with an incredibly diverse catalog of offerings - something to please everyone. There are a wide variety of home options on Whidbey, from farmhouses on acres of land to modern homes in neighborhoods, to community living and co-housing. Whidbey Island is truly a treasure; a unique and much beloved place to bring up your family.