Golf Course Living with a 3 Bed/ 2 Bath Rambler on the 15th Fairway in Oakbrook!

 8001 Onyx Dr. SW, Lakewood WA 98498

The Essentials:

2,092 Sq. Ft.

9,512 Sq. Ft. Lot

3 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms

2 Car Attached Garage

Right on the 15th Fairway!

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If you’ve dreamed of living on the golf course look no further! This turn-key rambler is located on the 15th Fairway of the Oakbrook Golf Club, one of Washington’s finest golf facilities that is accessible for those with all skill levels. The 18 hole, 6,700+ yard championship course is suited for competitive players, recreational golfers, or an experienced veteran and is just outside the patio door! If you love the outdoors, there’s much more to offer in this area of Lakewood WA as well!

Enjoy easy, one level living in this superbly maintained home with a new composition roof (installed in 2019), a new furnace and A/C unit installed in 2018, a repainted exterior in 2017, and a new hot water tank in 2015! Pass into the living room that has an efficient gas fireplace for the chilly months to keep you warm and cozy.

The living area leads into the kitchen


Note the built in cabinetry to the right convenient for storing away neatly your extra things and it comes with shelving to display knickknacks or picture frames. You can place a dining table here for informal meals and there is a breakfast bar as well to enjoy a light snack.

Step into the kitchen on laminate hardwood flooring that extends from the eating area.

This beautiful kitchen has received an upgrade with newer cabinets and granite tile tops! Enjoy all stainless appliances such as a 4 gas burner stove, a built in microwave, a dishwasher and a side by side refrigerator/freezer with ice-maker in the door.  Watch a little live golf action from the kitchen window making doing the dishes a lot more entertaining!

Pass into the dining room that blends in with the family room and enjoy a ton of windows facing the 15th fairway. This slider leads to the patio where you can step easily in and out if you’re barbecuing or entertaining guests.

The family room is light and bright with vaulted ceilings and windows galore that can be opened from the bottom to let a fresh breeze filter through.

Continue through to find the main bath complete with over-sized tile counters and a beautiful decor wash basin. The mirrors are huge and you can place a boudoir chair here for fine tuning the makeup and hair for the day!

Step into the Master Suite that overlooks the golf course and enjoy a sliding glass door that leads to a separate patio where you can relax with a morning cup of joe and watch the action unfold.

The private Master Bath will not disappoint with solid surface counters and tile floors. It has recently received an upgrade with a lovely jetted tub, too.

Need to relax and unwind? Grab a glass of liquid relaxation and give yourself a little spa time in the jetted tub!

Then head down to one of two additional large bedrooms complete with ceiling fan. There are ceiling fans in many rooms of this delightful home!

Make your way to the third bedroom

And finally your tour of the interior leads you to the separate utility room

Now let’s head outside…

Your back patio is right next to the fairway on this lovely, well-maintained Oakbrook Golf Course!

Set up the patio table and chairs and cook outdoors, watch the birds (or should I say “Birdies”?) and enjoy cozy peaceful living!

Life will always be peaceful and relaxing with your view of lush greens and ample oak trees as your canvas! Grab the golf clubs and get outdoors or just take a leisurely stroll


This home is perfectly situated next to the 15th fairway as you can see! This isn’t just your average golf course, in fact it is far from it! Ryan Moore, PGA Tour professional and Tacoma native, brings his knowledge of championship golf to Oakbrook Golf Club through Ryan Moore Golf ownership, to continually improve the golf course and elevate the overall guest experience. Through Ryan’s ties to the local community, Oakbrook Golf Club is dedicated to increasing the demand for quality golf in the area. Feel like dining out? Enjoy a modern atmosphere and great Northwest cuisine at the Oakhouse Restaurant & Bar with a backdrop of the 18th hole! If golf isn’t your thing that’s ok, too! Just minutes away you’ll find the amazing Fort Steilacoom Park with features that include an expansive trail system, baseball, softball and soccer fields, a state-of-the-art playground, permanent orienteering course, a radio controlled aircraft area for hobbyistsoff-leash dog park, two picnic shelters and year-round restrooms. They even have a dedicated 5k route through trails and walkers can follow the Discovery Trail markers around a nearly 1-mile long paved Waughop Lake Trail loop that surrounds a lake. Lakewood is an amazing place to live if you love the outdoors!

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Posted on August 19, 2019 at 3:36 pm
Michael Robinson | Posted in Homes with a View, Lakewood, Listing Blogs, New Listing, Pierce County Homes For Sale, Puget Sound, steilacoom | Tagged , , , , ,

One Level Turn-Key Condo in the Heart of Steilacoom!

704 Stevens St, Steilacoom

The Essentials:

1,549 Sq. Ft.

8,350 Sq. Ft. Lot

3 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms

2 Car Attached Garage

12′ x 34′ Detached Garage ~ Perfect for RV / Boat Storage!

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Pass into the foyer of this turn-key low maintenance 3 bedroom condo in the heart of Steilacoom and you are greeted by gleaming hardwood floors. The laundry room is conveniently to the right (perfect for wet weather!) and leads to the attached 2 car garage.


Continue into the living room that is bathed in soft natural light and overlooks the private, maintenance free backyard. The HOA dues cover the cost of outside maintenance, lawn care, insurance, and water, sewer, garbage. The open yet cozy layout provides a warm atmosphere for entertaining guests. Or, curl up in front of the gas fireplace with a book, it ignites with the flip of a switch.


Overlooking the living room is the well appointed kitchen with gleaming hardwood floors, crisp white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances that stay with the home, including the French door refrigerator!


Gaze out the large window in the dining room at the manicured backyard. Dining alfresco is easy with the door leading to the patio.


Continue to the spacious master suite. There is ample closet space so no need to worry about sharing. Access to the backyard through the glass slider. Breathe in the salt air from the Puget Sound and relax in your private retreat.


Dual closets lead to the attached 5 piece master bathroom with a double vanity and jetted tub.



There are two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom, ideal for guests.




Enjoy the fully landscaped yard with no worry of maintaining it yourself, set up your hammock or a comfortable chair and relish in the ease of living here!


Be sure to check out the 12′ x 34′ detached garage that is included in the sale. The ideal spot to store your RV, boat, collector car, or …?


 Living in Steilacoom is an easy choice to make! Whether you are retired or working this active community has a lot to offer.  There are 12 public parks maintained by the city for you to enjoy. Cherrydale Park offers basketball and tennis courts as well as picnic tables. Meander through Farrells Marsh, a heavily wooded area which includes 3,500 ft. of fresh water shoreline, and you’ll feel as though you’re transported back in time. You can find wagon ruts from more than 150 years ago. There are two beachfront parks, Sunnyside Beach and Saltars Point Parkwith saltwater access you won’t want to miss. They offer stunning views of the Puget Sound and hours of fun. There is easy access to Joint Base Lewis McCord without having to use the highway, it’s a quick 10 minute drive! The current owners will especially miss their quiet and friendly neighbors as well as the quaint businesses, restaurants, and cafes Steilacoom offers. Grab a steaming cup of coffee from Espresso by the Bay, or enjoy some live entertainment at Steilacoom Pub & Grill where you can also watch the ferries come and go from Anderson and Ketron Islands. Don’t miss Bair Bistro, a living museum that also serves up comfort food for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It is houses is located within the historic Bair Drug and Hardware building, which was built in 1895.

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Posted on November 22, 2016 at 9:11 am
Michael Robinson | Posted in Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, steilacoom | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Three Bedroom Rambler Blocks from Lake Steilacoom!

8204 South Way SW, Lakewood 

The Essentials: 

1,364 Sq. Ft. 

7,227 Sq. Ft. Lot 

3 Bedrooms / 1.75 Bathrooms 

Fully Fenced and Landscaped Yard 

Outbuilding with Skylight, Power, and Heat 

Offered for $219,000

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Nestled in Lakewood this turn key 3 bedroom / 1.75 bathroom rambler sits on a fully landscaped, private lot. Just blocks from Steilacoom Lake and about a mile from Fort Steilacoom Park there is a plethora of outdoor options to enjoy within your neighborhood! Drop a fishing line off the Interlaaken Dr bridge and perhaps you'll enjoy a fresh catch of stoked Rainbow Trout to bring home for dinner! Or drop your boat at the Edgewater Park boat launch and take a cruise around the lake.


Enter into the foyer with easy to clean tile floors. Continue into the light and bright living room with a cozy wood burning fireplace that will keep you warm all year. The high efficiency gas furnace, vinyl windows, and complete weatherization package that the current owner invested in will provide efficient low cost utlity bills! 



Around the corner is the dining room with a second wood burning fireplace. Enjoy tranquil views of the landscaped backyard while dining or step outside through the glass slider and dine alfresco.


Continue into the fully renovated kitchen. Crisp white shaker cabinets and an efficient layout greet you. 


If you're taking the night off as chef there is a plethora of options available for dining out! Head over the Interlaaken Dr bridge across Steilacoom Lake and  you'll find all that Lakewood Town Center has to offer! Catch a movie at AMC Lowes Theater or grab a burger and brew at the always popular Ram Resturant and Brewery. Visit the Lakewood Farmers Market Tuesdays beginning June 7th through September 13th from 10 am to 3 pm for fresh food, organic produce, crafts, and live entertainment.


Just beyond the kitchen you'll find the laundry room and an updated 3/4 bathroom. Perfect for cleaning up after working in the yard as the garage is straight ahead. No need to track dirt inside from your garden shoes. 



There is also an updated full bathroom that services the three spacious bedrooms.


Step outside and you'll find yourself in a gardener's paradise. Enter through the pergola and leave your worries behind.


Mature plants with colors for every season await. The large patio is ideal for reading a book and enjoying a steaming hot beverage or sharing conversation with friends. 


In the corner of the yard is an outbuilding that has a skylight, power, and heat. This could be a splendid potting shed, office, studio, artistic retreat, or…? The possibilities are endless! 


Head West on Steilacoom Blvd SW and you'll soon find yourself in the charming waterfront city of Steilacoom. Play in the Puget Sound at Sunnyside Beach Park then grab a bite to eat at Steilacoom Pub and Grill while you watch the ferries come and go from Anderson and Ketron Islands. Play a casual round at Fort Steilacoom Golf Course or play like the pros at Chambers Bay, the site of the 2015 U.S. Open. You can also soak up the Olympic Mountain and Puget Sound views from the walking trails.


Ready to make this turn key home yours?


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Posted on April 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm
Michael Robinson | Posted in Lakewood, Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, steilacoom | Tagged , , , , ,