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.
Stunning estate – over 5 acres of jaw-dropping views of Mount Rainier, Puyallup River-perched above High Cedars Golf Club. Custom Benum built home boasts the finest materials, installed & maintained with meticulous pride. Custom upgrades throughout including an entertaining size kitchen with Viking appliances & granite. Private Master Suite with exquisite updates feels like a retreat. Need detached finished heated garage and studio + RV covered parking? Floor plan works well for parties with pool & firepit.
- 4 bedrooms
- 4.25 bathrooms
- Built in 1987
- Master bath has two shower heads featuring Grohe
- Private 5 acre lot – Gated community of only 9 properties on estate size lots
- Patio with firepit, fun for evening entertaining
- Heated in-ground pool
- Unobstructed views of Mt. Rainier
- Fully finished lower level rec room, family room and kitchenette
- Attached 3-car garage
- Detached 5-car garage
- Covered 35 foot bay with plumbing for an RV
It’s 7:20 am, you set your mug down on the granite slab countertops and top off your cup of coffee in your spacious, gourmet kitchen. You turn to your left to look out the open windows, the morning was not as gray as all the other days had been during the winter; spring has begun to arrive. Your eyes widen as you watch the peach, neon pink, orange, purple and blue hues merge together and pour out of the sun and across the horizon. It casts its warm, awakening light down to Orting Valley below and onto Mount Rainier; still covered in a fresh coat of winter snow. As you gaze out the windows, you never expected when you moved into this 5 acre estate, that every morning would feel more fresh and new than the day before.
The type of lifestyle you can expect when living in this home is like no other. The ever changing views of the valley below, the Puyallup River beneath shifting, from a strong and rapid flow in the fall and winter months to slow and steady in the spring and summer.
Just eight miles away, there’s access to the public, well-manicured fairways, greens, and tees at the High Cedars Golf Course. The club provides two courses, the Championship 18-hole course and the Executive 9-hole course. The golf club also offers a full service restaurant, bar and cocktail lounge.
Chefs or Pâtisseries will love the kitchen in this home, the Viking 6 burner range, professional grade, double French door oven (Vari-Speed Dual Flow Convection Ovens, 11 Cooking Modes and Infrared Broiler), plus expansive, high-grade granite slab countertops, with a beveled edge will be splendid for indoor holiday parties or in the summer months when you’re enjoying the backyard, with heated inground pool and firepit. Guests will enjoy the lower level’s and wet bar, offering French doors leading to the back patio and the access to backyard living. Start planning your memorable and beautiful outdoor soirees now!
It’s possible to have complete seclusion here and be close to everything you need. Just minutes to Sunrise Village a newer, open-air center that offers shopping, dining, beauty and a fitness center on Puyallup’s South Hill. If you require more than what’s offered here, there are plenty of other dining and shops offered on Meridian Rd and the South Hill Mall is just another 17 minute drive where they have – a Regal Cinemas, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, DSW, and hundreds of other stores.
Twice a year you can look forward to the Spring and Summer Fair at the Washington State Fairgrounds, or as we like to say, “Do the Puyallup!” The Spring Fair runs April 19-22 – Motorsports Mayhem, attractions, rides, free music and entertainment, kid’s fun and it’s not a fair without some animals! The BIG Washington State Fair runs from August 31st – September 23rd – The 2018 concert and comedy line up is already in full swing with Florida Georgia Line, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, comedians and more. The Rodeo is also a huge hit for fair goers. Don’t miss out on all things fair like the rides, free music and shows, all the show animals, arts and culture, the 700 shopping vendors and all the fair food you can eat. It’s customary for patrons to take a bag of Fair Scones home – just 8 miles away.
If you’d actually like to get up close and enjoy the pride of Washington with 14,410 feet of Mount Rainier, a Washington landscape icon versus your daily view out your windows, it’s easily obtainable – just an hour drive to get there. You can opt to drive slowly to enjoy the scenery along the route or plan a hike to look at one of the many meadows to explore the wildflowers that grow. Paradise and Sunrise visitor centers are the two most impressive places for wildflower viewing. The best day hike is to Snow Lake, just 2.5 miles round trip. In mid-summer, this area explodes with a variety of wildflowers and an abundance of bear grass. In the fall, mountain ash and huckleberries color the scene. Quite visible is a silver forest of trees which remain from a past fire. Expect good views of Mount Rainier on clear days. Just be sure the check weather, road conditions and best road routes before making the trek. There are 3 driving options to get there and all take just a little over an hour.
Plan your day or weekend around a Turn-of-the-Century village that you will not forget. Orting, an 8,000 person town known for its beautiful parks filled with huge shade trees making places for picnics and relaxing right in the center of a historic downtown area. Visitors will enjoy the Orting Valley Farmers Market in the North Park, Fridays from 3pm-7pm, during the summer months, views of Mt. Rainier, hiking trails and more. There’s a lot of history in this town!
Less than a half hour away is Downtown Tacoma with it’s museums and nightlife. Seattle is about an hour away.
You can make this home your full time house or because of the lock and go, private gate and security system, could also be your second home or retreat. Use it in the winter or summer months.
Whether you’ve had a long day of exploring Washington, out shopping or dining, or just enjoying the comfort of your own home, you’ll get to end your day with the living room warmly lit by the evening sun. The sun falls behind the massive trees and ridge of the house, painting the sky shades of bright coral, crimson, tangerine and wisps of lavender throughout. It casts these brilliant colors into the home and surrenders to the night.
For a private tour call Sloan Hunter at 253-988-0885