North Tacoma Four Bedroom Bungalow

3816 N Stevens St, Tacoma

 The Essentials:

2,716 Total Sq. Ft.

1,612 Finished Sq. Ft.

1,104 Sq. Ft. Unfinished Basement

6,360 Sq. Ft. Lot

4 Bedrooms / 1. 75 Bathrooms

1 Car Detached Garage

Commencement Bay View

Offered for $419,000

Click here to view the listing

Perched on a lot adjacent to Sherman Elementary halfway between Proctor and Point Ruston

this 1916 home is what you have been waiting for.

The charming front porch welcomes you to this North Tacoma bungalow overlooking Commencement Bay.

Gleaming original hardwood floors greet you as you pass through the foyer into the generous dining room.

There are original craftsman details throughout the home such as the beautiful white mill work and

boxed beam ceilings. The dining room flows effortlessly into the living room, ideal for entertaining.

The elegant, yet comfortable living room overlooks Commencement Bay.

The wood burning fireplace and double pane windows will keep you cozy.

The updated kitchen is sure to please with crisp white cabinets and granite tile counter tops.

The breakfast bar is ideal for a casual meal and the door to the right of the stove leads to the

huge unfinished basement with ample storage and built in shelves. Perfect for your dry goods!

There are two bedrooms on the main floor and a full bathroom.

Upstairs you will find the master suite with two closets, one of which is a walk in that leads to the 3/4 bathroom.

The tranquil master bedroom. One of the closets is to the left.

The walk in closet leads to the private 3/4 bathroom. Soak away your worries at the end of the day.

There is also a bonus room upstairs with a Commencement Bay view. This makes a lovely

addition to the master suite, or could be a play room, art studio, home office…?

You will also find the 4th bedroom upstairs.

Outside in the easy to maintain backyard you will find the detached one car garage.

Easily accessed from the alley with an additional parking spot to the left.

If you’re looking for more room to roam Jane Clark Park is a quick 8 minute walk away.

You can also walk south to N 36th St and you can meander your way down to Ruston Way

where you can enjoy a multitude of restaurants and two miles of paved paths along the waterfront.

In the Proctor District you can stroll the quaint shops and grab a bite to eat. Don’t miss the

Saturday Farmer’s Market  which runs from 9 am – 2 pm.

Click  here to schedule a showing

Posted on February 10, 2017 at 12:05 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, North End, Pierce County Housing Reports, Tacoma | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dreamy Gig Harbor Lot with Sweeping Commencement Bay Views

Grandview Place, Gig Harbor 

The Essentials:

 12,222 Sq. Ft. Lot 

Unobstructed View of Puget Sound

Will be Served by Gig Harbor Water & Sewer 

Geo Study Completed 

In-Town Location 

Offered for $465,000

Click here to view the listing


Just minutes from the fabulous Gig Harbor waterfront this prime 12,222 sq. ft. lot sits proudly perched above Commencement Bay with sweeping views of the Puget Sound


Gently sloping topography leading down to the breathtaking views. The 4 corners of the lot have been marked and it will be served by Gig Harbor water and sewer with the Geo Tech complete making this the site of your dream home is an easy choice! You're only a 10 minute walk to some of Gig Harbor's treasured eateries and shops. 


Meander down Soundview Drive and you'll find yourself at a Gig Harbor staple, Tide's Tavern! Enjoy a cup of their world famous clam chowder on their waterfront deck when the weather allows. You're steps away from Maritime Pier which is a great spot to watch boats come and go from the Harbor. 



Breathtaking views of of Mt. Rainier are before you. You will feel as though you're always on vacation in this quaint Maritime Village! 


Also on the picturesque waterfront and enjoy the views from the deck of the Russell Foundation building. 



Quench your thirst just blocks away at Gig Harbor's own Seven Sea's Brewing. The family friendly tap room overlooks the impressive brewery.


Bring your four legged friend for the walk down and sit outside in the beer garden, it is dog friendly! 




After you've enjoyed a pint of some of the finest locally brewed beer continue down Harborview Dr until you reach Java & Clay Cafe. A great spot for families and friends to relax and let their artistic side out! Enjoy fresh brewed coffee, wine and beer while painting pottery. 


Continue around the harbor and you'll pass by Skansie Brothers Park, the location of the Waterfront Farmers Market that runs Thursdays from June through September. Tuesday evenings throughout the summer you can also enjoy live music at the park, foundly refered to as Summer Sounds at Skansie. Stop by the Harbor General Store for groceries, coffee, or gifts. Enjoy a light breakfast or lunch while you're there! 


Watch the local marina activities from Anthony's in the heart of the harbor while dining on fresh seafood.


You can also rent  powerboats, kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards at next door at Rent-A-Boat and enjoy tooling around the harbor at your own pace! 


Are you ready to live the quintessential Pacific Northwest lifestyle in breathtaking Gig Harbor? With sweeping views and a fabulous location this stunning lot could be the perfect spot for your dream home. 


Click here for more information



Posted on February 10, 2016 at 11:15 am
Michael Robinson | Category: Gig Harbor, Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Mid-Century Modern Home with Sweeping Commencement Bay Views

2905 N 31st St, Tacoma

The Essentials: 

1,770 Finished Sq. Ft. 

2,344 Total Sq. Ft. 

6,000 Sq. Ft. Landscaped Lot 

3 Bedrooms / 1.5 Bathrooms 

1 Car Attached Garage 

Sweeping Views of Commencement Bay 

Offered for $549,900

Click here to view the listing 


"I love living at my home because it has terrific water views from almost every room! It is in a fantastic location, within walking distance of the waterfront restaurants including Harbor Lights, Lobster Shop, Dukes, and the Spar Tavern." – current homeowner


Classic modernism lines greet you at this stunning mid-century modern home built in 1957. Meander your way into the courtyard and admire the beautiful Redwood vertical siding and mature landscaping as you approach the entry. 


The beautiful hardwood door opens to the foyer with wood paneled walls and gleaming oak hardwood floors. 


Move into the living room and take in the sweeping Commencement Bay views from the floor to ceiling windows. 


Imagine unwinding on the deck at the end of the day, a cup of tea or glass of wine in hand. Watch the boat traffic across the bay, the twinkle of the lights on Browns Point, and the eagles soaring across the sky scouting for their next catch. 


Even in the winter the views are mesmerizing. The wrap around deck is ideal for entertaining. Imagine the festivities on the 4th of July! You have a front row seat at home for the Freedom Fair Fireworks and you can easily walk down to the waterfront to join the fun. 

IMG_7282_3_4The open floor plan is warm and welcoming. Build a roaring fire on chilly days and curl up in front of the handsome brick fireplace, there is another downstairs in the family room. 


The dining room can accommodate a generous table and offers easy access to the wrap around deck. 


The dining rooms flows effortlessly into the kitchen, providing the chef some privacy while still having the ability to engage with guests. 


The kitchen is clean and efficient with tile floors and counters. Lovely garden views and a terrific brick accent wall.  If you're taking the night off as chef there is a plethora of options on the Tacoma waterfront. You're also minutes away from Proctor District where you can also shop local at the Proctor Farmer's Market for fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and flowers.


The main floor full bathroom has period details still intact. 


The gleaming oak hardwood floors continue into the two main floor bedrooms which also feature original built in closets and handsome hardwood doors. 


This could also function as a lovely home office. 


Downstairs in the partially finished daylight walkout basement you'll find a spacious family room with another handsome wood burning fireplace. 


The third bedroom is located downstairs and is currently used as an office. 


Step out into the yard and admire the views. The patio is the perfect spot for your BBQ! Imagine the garden parties you can host in the summer. 



If you can tear your gaze away from Commencement Bay view the waterside elevation of the mid-century modern home is classic and unmistakable. Admire the beautiful mature landscaping which includes rare Japanese maples, rhododendrons, pines and palm trees, highlighted by well placed landscape lighting. 

IMG_5659_60_61 - Copy

Click here to schedule a showing

Posted on January 29, 2016 at 3:55 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, Tacoma | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Iconic North Tacoma Victorian Home with Commencement Bay View!


516 North C St, Tacoma 

The Essentials: 

5,698 Sq. Ft. 

13,000 Sq. Ft. Lot 

4 Bedrooms / 3.5 Bathrooms 

Sweeping Commencement Bay View 

2 Gas Fireplaces 

Detached 2 Car Garage 

Offered for $1,250,000

click here to view the listing

Perched proudly on North C St this iconic North Tacoma home blends old and new to perfection keeping the historic integrety of the home intact while providing the modern day conveniences and luxaries expected in a home of this caliber. Nestled between Stadium High School and Annie Wright School there are a plethora of options for dining and shopping just mintues away in Stadium District.  

Step onto the front porch and you are immediately greeted by sweeping views of Commencement Bay and on a clear day, the Cascade foothills. 

Step into the grand foyer and feel as though you've been transported to the turn of the century, the home was built in 1892 by Judge Parsons & was home to civic leaders for over 130 years. Sophisticated natural woodwork in beautiful condition is found throughout the home. 

Continue into the living room to find more period details and the modern convenience of a gas fireplace. Curl up in the window seat with a good book and soak in the Commencement Bay view. 

The music room is just past the living room and leads to the handsome dining room. 

Impressive woodwork and period details intact. This home is ideal for entertaining  with both formal and informal spaces that blend seamlessly. 

The kitchen was renovated in 2008 and was the winner of the Pierce County Master Builder's Association Historic Renovation Best Kitchen. High end appliances like the Wolf range / oven are sure to please. If you're taking a night off as chef pick up burgers and shake's at Shake Shake Shake or enjoy pizza and brews at The Hub.

The second staircase separates the kitchen and family room creating a comfortable flow. 

Lovely family room is perfect for unwinding. You can step out onto the covered back porch from here and BBQ no matter the weather! 

Fabulous sun drenched yard with aggregate patio and a detached 2 car garage! 

Back inside you'll find 4 generous bedrooms including the master bedroom which opens to a large sitting room with a gas fireplace that is currently used as a second floor family room. 

Imagine waking up to this, the architectural plans for the master bath are available! Renovate and include this sitting room in your dream master suite. 

The third floor has the 4th bedroom and flex space. Step out onto the deck and imagine the possibilities with this space! Perfect for unwinding with a glass of wine while you watch the ships pass by. The struggeling tree has been professionally removed. 

Don't miss the finished rec room in the basement! Outdoor access to the backyard. There is also unfinished storage space in the basement. 

Rear view of the home, ample off street parking as well as a detached 2 car garage. Stroll to the Tacoma Lawn and Tennis Club to sharpen your tennis game or take a dip in the pool. 


Ready to make this historic home yours?


Click here to schedule a showing




Posted on October 7, 2015 at 2:28 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, Tacoma | Tagged , , , , , , ,