State of the art fully renovated Mid Century Modern 5 bedroom home with advantageous Western sweeping views. Designed to entertain in comfort with both a covered deck and covered patio for indoor-outdoor dining and lounging. Amenities include new A/C, automatic RF solar shades on west facing windows, level fenced yard with low voltage lighting and sprinkler system. Stunning Master suite on main floor includes a professionally designed well organized walk in closet, floating double vanity and over sized shower with a rain feature. All new wide plank White Oak hardwood floors just installed, beautifully finished by proud owners. This home offers 2 levels of living, great for teens or guest quarters. A bonus room with a closet currently used as a game room is flexible for an office with an private entrance.
- 5 bedrooms
- 2.75 bathrooms
- 3,387 square feet
- 12,868 sq ft / 0.295 acre lot
- 2 – car attached garage
- Built in 1963 with modern updates
- Offered for $1,250,000
If you’re looking for a home where life happens, this is it! Boating, parks, dining, golf and shopping + plenty social opportunities with home entertaining.
Perched on top of the West Slope of Tacoma, you’ll have the most remarkable view day after day. Step out onto the covered desk and sip your morning coffee, enjoying the fresh breeze blowing in from the Puget Sound waters.
Have friends or family coming to visit? Plan a day on the water! Narrows Marina is a straight shot down South 19th Street and just a mile away. Family owned and operated, Narrows Marina has been serving boat enthusiasts in Pierce County and the South Sound area since 1949. Enjoy a day out on the water and then swing back in for dinner and a local, craft beer at Boathouse 19 or Narrows Marina where you can enjoy a rotating selection of 14 craft beers.
Or perhaps you and your guests would enjoy a day at the beach; The Titlow Beach Marine Preserve – home to Titlow Park which is perfect for the most incredible views of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, evening walks along the 1.3 mile beach front and forest route and some splendid sunsets. This is also a haven for kayakers for an easy launch and if you’re lucky, you’ll get to see some playful seals and occasional Orca pods. The newly installed Titlow Park Sprayground is a summertime favorite to splash, play or cool off and is free to use! If you’re looking for a place to grab a bite to eat, you can dine in or get a to go box of some delicious halibut fish and chips from Steamer’s Seafood Cafe or a delicious scoop of ice cream Locals are also a fan of the Beach Tavern their comfort bar food, beers on tap and sports viewing.
Come home and set up for an evening of lawn games -there’s plenty of room for lawn yahtzee, this game is making a comeback by turning your childhood indoor board game into outdoor laughs and fun! Croquet, badminton, cornhole, volleyball – there’s room in this backyard! Entertain with ease as the indoor and outdoor living easily transition – there’s plenty of room for cooking and for everyone to spread out.
In the summers, you can cozy up on the covered patio with the outdoor theater. Pop up big bowls of popcorn and enjoy the newest releases in the privacy of your own home. And if it’s too chilly, you can enjoy the same benefits in the downstairs game room.
As the day winds down at home, you’ll marvel every evening as you watch the peach, neon pink, orange, purple and blue hues merge together and pour out of the sun and across the horizon for picturesque sunsets as you soak in the hot tub.
What else is nearby? You can look forward to being just 4 miles from the Chamber’s Bay Trail & Golf Course – The trail head is 3.25 miles round trip and with a nice incline. 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 Championships. Their onsite restaurant – The Grill offers a nice weekend brunch and sunset dinners. They also have special events throughout the year like Easter, Mother’s Day & Father’s Day brunches. Check their page for upcoming events.
You can also easily access the Chamber’s Bay Park – open field with picnic tables and the Playground by the Sound – Fenced in playground helps keeps the kiddos from roaming. The equipment is nicely maintained and varied; swings, tunnels, slides and monkey bars. There’s a shaded picnic area on a concrete slab. One table is completely covered and the other is open, plus a few more tables out in the grassy areas. The bathroom is across the field, but is close.
There are also a series of short trails that are located within the Chambers Creek Canyon Trail. All trails are primitive in nature and allow people to experience a true urban forest setting. Watch for our deer and coyotes, which call the canyon home. Future plans call for an extension of this nature trail system, providing improved trail heads and linked trail segments.
For groceries, dining and other needs, you won’t have to go far. Most everything is just a few minutes away. Locally owned and operated Harbor Greens is 2 minutes away off Bridgeport Way. They have a great selection of local & hard-to-find specialty items, an in-house butcher and a full-service deli with gourmet sandwiches are really good pizza that you can eat there or take to go. Just 6 minutes away is the The University Place Town Center where you can shop at Whole Foods for natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products, get coffee and more at Anthem Coffee & Tea, Top Pot Doughnuts, check out 80,000 books, movies, audiobooks and more at the University Place Library, grab small batch ice cream at Bliss Ice Cream, get wraps and subs at Jersey Mike’s Subs plus more shops coming to this popular area!
You’ll also find the Green Firs Towne Center just a few minutes away too – Safeway, Starbucks, Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse, Home Goods, Trader Joe’s, Mud Bay, Gyro Zone and Fresh Rolls, Soggy Doggy and the Hand & Stone Massage Spa.
For you commuters, the freeway is just 3 minutes away!
For more information or a private tour of this Premier Property, call Sloan Hunter at 253-988-0885.
Immaculate and rare one level home feels like a retreat sitting on a manicured shy half acre private lot. Custom U shaped Rambler wraps around an entertaining size back patio. Absolutely lovely Master suite has an over sized shower plus a walk in closet and private access to a fenced dog run. Three additional bedrooms and a room off the Master great for an office. A media-rec room highlights exposed beams contrasting with the tall cathedral ceilings ready for large gatherings or game days with a full wet bar. Desirable patio offers a true Mason fireplace for cozy evenings overlooking manicured yard large enough for a pool or sport court. Generous floor plan accommodates additional family or in-home care. This home beams with pride of ownership & move in condition!
- 4 bedrooms
- 2.5 bathrooms
- 3,340 square feet
- 21,300 square foot lot
- 2 – car attached garage
- Offered for $550,000
FROM THE SELLERS
“We will miss the private, quiet evenings sitting and relaxing on the patio. The outdoor fireplace in the fall will also be missed. Also, we will miss the wonderful neighborhood.”
“I love being close to the Lakewood Towne Center. We can walk our dog up to Starbucks on Saturday mornings!”
“The yard is especially beautiful in late spring. So many things in bloom. It is stunning! Our neighborhood has a block party/bbq every summer. The association provides the burgers and hotdogs. Everyone brings a side dish. It is a great time to catch up with everyone and most families in the community participate.”
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY
The Lakewood Towne Center is less than a mile away for shopping, dining and entertainment – Safeway, Barnes & Noble, Pet Smart, Office Depot, Pier 1 Imports, Famous Footwear, Cold Stone Creamery, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michael’s, Target, AMC Lakewood Theater, 24 Fitness, Panera, RAM Restaurant & Brewery ( the seller recommends the Grand Mimosas!), Old Navy and more!
If you’re looking for a great breakfast spot, try this neighborhood delight – Carrs Restaurant where the pancakes are as big as the plates they come on!
If you have a boat, Edgewater Park along Steilacoom Lake is just a few miles away! This 1-acre park provides public boat launch access and is a nice site for picnicking. Boat launching is free of charge.
Meadow Park is a fun and challenging place to play, practice, and socialize for the whole golfing community. Whether you are a professional tour player, an amateur, or out for a great meal, Meadow Park provides it all at an affordable price. Plus, as a municipal course, golfing at Meadow Park benefits the entire Tacoma community: from the youth of The First Tee, to senior golfers.
Rain or shine, you’ll enjoy having the Lakewood Racquet & Sport Club a stone’s throw away. They offer tennis classes, drills, and private lessons in a beautiful Pacific Northwest setting. The outdoor courts are located on ten spacious acres.They also have four indoor courts to enjoy on rainy days.
Commuting south or north? The freeway access to I-5 is just 5 minutes away. Consider parking and riding the Sounder Train, the commuter rail station. It’s convenient, cheap (about $5 to ride) and less of a hassle than sitting in I-5 traffic for events or commuting! It will put you into downtown Tacoma, Seattle and a few places in between.
For a private tour call Sloan Hunter at 253-988-0885.
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Custom built diamond in the rough on a ½ acre parcel, offering panoramic Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain views, with desirable Western exposure. The design has views from nearly every room in the house. Stunning high beamed wood ceilings, wall of windows, mason fireplaces and character throughout. Floor plan, patios and decks capture both morning and evening sun to accommodate your lifestyle. Need space for a boat, RV and a sport court? Ample parking includes a 3-car garage with 2 bays out front, a 3rd bay on the side plus additional pads. There is an over-sized fully fenced backyard – over half acre has the possibility of subdividing.
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 full bathrooms
- 3,448 square feet
- 24,028 square foot lot /.552 acre
- 3-car attached garage with 2 bays out front & 3rd bay along side
- Space for RV or boat parking
- Built in 1968
- Offered for $700,000
From the Seller: What I love about the home –
“The 2-hour summer sunsets with dinner guests on the deck. Picking fresh greens, berries, and fruit from the garden. Quiet rooms that provide for great sleeping. A walkable, safe and friendly neighborhood. Watching the sea life, boaters, and the dynamic tides of the South Sound. Lots of storage for things and RV’s. Bike riding across the Narrows Bridge. Living 3 miles to Fircrest Golf Club, 2 miles to Chambers Bay, and 1 mile to shopping, and restaurants, including Boat House 19, Narrows Marina, and Narrows Brewery. 35 minutes to SEATAC and 45 minutes to SODO. The affordability of a great lifestyle living in the West bank of Tacoma.”
This West Slope location is minutes to everything you need: Shopping, restaurants, brewery, cafés and easy freeway access. Just 4 minutes away you can enjoy a cocktail with a stunning view or drop your boat in to take a cruise on the water. The Narrows Marina is a straight shot down South 19th Street and less than a mile away. Family owned and operated, Narrows Marina has been serving boat enthusiasts in Pierce County and the South Sound area since 1949 with their market, tackle supplies and fuel. Enjoy a day on the water, tie up on the dock and dine at Boathouse 19 or grab a growler at the Narrows Brewing where you can pick from a rotating selection of 14 craft beers.
The Titlow Beach Marine Preserve – home to Titlow Park, is a special local and tourist spot with incredible views that stretch the Tacoma Narrows. Morning or evenings are lovely along the 1.3 mile beach front or walk/run trails. This is also a haven for kayakers with an easy launch… and if you’re lucky, you’ll see some playful seals and occasional Orca pods. Tacoma Parks is proud of the newly installed sprayground a summertime favorite to splash, play or cool off and is free to use! A sunset ritual is to grab fish and chips or an ice cream cone from Steamer’s Seafood Café and eat out doors or hang with the locals at the Beach Tavern for comfort bar food, beers on tap and sports viewing.
For groceries, dining and other needs, you won’t have to go far as most everything is just a few minutes away! Locally owned and operated market Harbor Greens is 4 minutes away off Bridgeport Way. They have a great selection of local & hard-to-find specialty items, an in-house butcher, a full-service deli with gourmet sandwiches, salads and delicious pizza you can eat there or take home to bake. A little farther down Bridgeport Way is Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Safeway and Homegoods.
Entertainment isn’t hard to find. Visit the modern and up to date bowling and recreation center at the Narrows Plaza Bowl with a snack bar, lane rentals by the hour, plus live DJs and an arcade; great for parties or league play. Like to golf or swim? Join the Fircrest Golf Club established in 1924. In addition to its 18-holes and beautiful clubhouse, it offers a sponsored social membership for the outdoor pool and lessons for kids. Skate 253 is just across the street and is an all-ages roller rink offering skating classes and hosting themed events with a family focus.
For all your other needs, the James Center on west South 19th Street has a Fred Meyer Market, FedEx, Taqueria el Sabor (authentic street tacos), a MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Minji’s Pho and Wok V Terikaki and more. Across the intersection on South Mildred Street is Figures 24/7, an all women’s health and fitness center with over 70 classes a week, Pint Defiance – a casual hangout specializing in craft beers, with rotating taps & bottles available for purchase. Royal Thai Bistro, a highly flavorful and popular restaurant and Shogun Japanese Express a sushi & Japanese comfort fare in a down-to-earth atmosphere and owned by a very lovely family. Insiders secret – many locals get food to go from Royal Thai Bistro or Shogun and take to enjoy in Pint Defiance.
For a private tour call Sloan Hunter at 253-988-0885.