Tacoma Country Estates; Over 55 Community

Tacoma Country Estates, is one of the nicest 55+ parks around. Wheelchair friendly-This is a large double wide offering a gracious floor plan with tall vaulted ceiling. Family gatherings will be special in great room off the dining room and kitchen. One end is dedicated as the Master suite with private bath including a soaking tub & shower. On the other end is the second bdrm and full bath. Carport enclosed with garage door. Must be owner occupied, No sub-leasing. Carpets cleaned, ready to move in.

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1,576 square feet
  • Built in 1991
  • Offered for $60,000

The Tacoma Country Estates is senior retirement living for folks over 55. There aren’t currently any activities in this community, however just 5 miles away, you can find the Puyallup Activity Center that provides senior services. The promote the physical, emotional and economic well-being of senior residents in the area. They offer many activities and classes! If you’re a newbie to computers, they offers classes to sharpen your skills. Looking for new friends? There’s bridge, advanced bridge, bingo, bunco, karaoke, card making, chess club, a conversation group, kitting, crocheting, needlework, a nutrition program, oil painting, photography, quilting and more – there’s something for everyone!

Aches and pains? We’ve all got them. Thankfully the activity center offers health and wellness options. You can get your blood pressure checked, learn the basics of how to stretch and strength train, figure out what’s bothering your knee, learn about balancing, natural healing for back pain, foot care, video exercise, Tai Chi and chair yoga. Most of these classes are free to you or at a very low cost.

If you’re looking to give back to the community, there are volunteer opportunities available like receptionist, teaching others how to use tablets, Kindles and iPads, plus special events and tennis, boxing and baseball.

Special events include haircuts, mobile art, zumba dance classes, cooking with Chef Kayla, massages, a pancake breakfast, a class on how to stretch your grocery dollars and beat the winter blues, income tax assistance and planning your estate + many more classes at varied times throughout the year.  Be sure to check their website or call for upcoming classes.

What could be more fun than getting out with a group of people and exploring? The activity center provides trips and tours and day trips often include a breakfast, lunch or dinner stop. Take a walk along beautiful Ruston Way and visit the Chinese Reconciliation Park, with a lunch stop at The Spar. Explore two of Puyallup’s wonderful parks with stop at The Ram for lunch. Stay indoors in the big city with a tour of the Seattle Art Museum at take a peek at some traveling exhibits. Have a solid poker face? Then you’ll enjoy the trip to the Little Creek Casino in Olympia – this is a 7 hour trip, but you’ll have plenty of time for blackjack, keno or slot machines. And if you’re looking for extended travel, they plan in advance for trips to New Orleans, the Imperial Cities of Prague, Vienna and Budapest, South Africa, Scotland & Ireland, and Scandinavia.

Venturing out on your own? The Emerald Queen Casino is just minutes away. They’re going through a little bit of a remodel, but don’t let that deter you from having fun! Choose from 56 of your favorite Vegas-style table games, with an ample non-smoking area. There’s plenty of dining options to choose from too, like their International Restaurant offering gourmet Chinese, American and Continental. There’s an International Buffet, the Palace Deli and Asian Garden. What a casino be without it’s nightlife entertainment? MMA Sports, Air Supply, Gary Allan, Blue Oyster Cult are just a few of the acts you can catch here.

For groceries, shopping and dining Fred Meyer and more are located at the corner of River Road and Meridian Ave and less than 5 miles away.

This home is in also in close proximity to Downtown Puyallup and the on ramp to I-5.

For a private tour call Sloan Hunter at 253-988-0885.

Posted on February 8, 2019 at 7:01 pm
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One-Level Living University Place

2003 Palm Harbor built home in very good condition. One level living in University Place – over 1,400 sq ft. offering 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, all appliances remain. This is the most affordable living in University Place – Just minutes to UP Town Center with Library, Chambers Bay Golf and Dog Park, plus walk to Fred Meyer. Pet restrictions, $660 per month park fee includes water and waste.

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 1,404 square feet
  • $660 per month park fee – includes water & waste
  • Offered for $80,000

Welcome to University Place – Located on the colorful and pleasant Puget Sound and home to more than 31,500 active residents. This city boasts beautiful scenic views of Mount Rainier, Olympic Mountains and Fox Island. It’s definitely a unique treasure!

This 2003 Palm Harbor built home boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. It is the most affordable one level living home offering a wheel chair friendly floor plan, close to everyone’s favorite outdoor hotspots, shopping and more!

You can look forward to being less than 3 miles from the Chamber’s Bay Trail, Dog Park & Golf Course – The trail is 3.25 miles round trip, with the most stunning Narrows and Bay views – the trail is walk, run and bike friendly plus offers beach access. If you enjoy golf – Chamber’s Bay Golf Course is one of the top courses in the nation and the first course in the Northwest to welcome the U.S. Open Championship. Their onsite restaurant – The Grill offers a nice weekend brunch, fun bar for drinks and appetizers and lovely patio for sunset dinners.

There is plenty of shopping options for all your needs:  Fred Meyer is just a 3 minute drive, Green Firs Village Shopping Center is less than 2 miles away with a Safeway, Starbucks (with a drive through,) Trader Joe’s, Home Goods, Mud Bay for pets, and many restaurants. Stop in Whole Foods for baked goodies, lunch, fresh pizza or enjoy a glass of wine or a pint with a quick dinner. You can support locally owned grocer Harbor Greens with butcher and fish counter plus a made to order fresh deli counter. Don’t miss the locally owned Anthem Coffee & Tea, delicious Top Pot Doughnuts conveniently located next to the Library.

If you’re looking for more shopping and dining options – the Lakewood Towne Center is a short 12 minute drive. With favorites like Barnes & Noble, Target, AMC Theater, Ram Restaurant & Brewery, Pet Smart, Pier 1 Imports, Cold Stone Creamery, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy, Michael’s and more!

This location is within the University Place School district and serves Chambers Primary, Drum Intermediate and the campus for Curtis Jr. & Senior High School. This is walking distance to Charles Wright Academy for those needing a residence for “in town.”

For more information on this listing contact Sloan Hunter at 253.988.0885

Posted on February 27, 2018 at 8:49 pm
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