Stately and Elegant 5 Bedroom Federalist Colonial in University Place!

7009 53rd St. W University Place WA 98467

The Essentials:

4,978 Sq. Ft.

50,000 Sq. Ft. Lot

5 Bedrooms / 1 Full plus 3 x  3/4 Bathrooms

3 Car Detached Garage

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Welcome to this elegant and stately Federalist Colonial located on a huge flat lot in University Place WA! This is a friendly, suburban community with an emphasis on the outdoors and high quality public schools! It is also a short drive to The University of Puget Sound.

As you enter you’ll notice immediately the attention to detail beginning with formal wainscoting and gleaming hardwood flooring throughout the main floor.

The formal dining room is quite spacious with doors that lead to the back yard. This space is perfect for entertaining large gatherings.


Notice this very unique built in pass through from the kitchen to the dining room for ease in serving meals!

Enter the spacious kitchen that is sure to impress any home chef. Enjoy multiple large windows that allow all the natural light to filter through and a view of the private back yard.

Enjoy a casual dining experience at this large island equipped with additional outlets for your USB devices! The kitchen also features many cabinets, a smooth cook top, all black appliances as well as a wood burning fireplace!

Step into the grand family room that features tall ceilings, a cozy wood fireplace and a built in work desk. Notice the flow of this spacious home that is ideal for entertaining!

Relax in the family room with a crackling fire and enjoy a soaring ceiling abundant with large windows to enjoy the peaceful outdoor setting year round.

The main floor also has a lovely formal living room with a fireplace as well. Invite the book club over to enjoy a cozy experience together while reading the latest Best Seller!

If you are looking for a place to work from home now and save money on a commute, you’ll love this huge office space well equipped with tons of built in shelving and cabinetry and a built in desk. Take a break from the computer and gaze outdoors through the over-sized bay windows. This room is quiet, light and bright and absolutely perfect for working from home!

Continue through the main floor where you’ll find an open designed laundry area and just through this hallway you’ll find a convenient 3/4 bath just outside the office. To the left of the laundry space you see is a spacious bonus craft area loaded with counter space and cabinetry that is a flexible space for any hobby! A convenient second staircase is located here to access the second floor easily!

Finally this additional main floor 3/4 bath is just one bathroom that has been remodeled with hip updates that compliment the terrific style of this home!

Head upstairs and find this great loft area space that overlooks the family room area. What would you use it for?

Now enter the spacious and cozy Master Bedroom Suite that will be your own private getaway from it all. Relax and enjoy a fire at night that will sooth you right to sleep.

The Master Bath is a special place with heated floors and a custom design you will love! Soak the troubles of the day away with candles and glass of liquid relaxation in this deep garden tub with a beautiful private view

The Master Bath will have you feeling like you’re in a fancy hotel year round with quality details and custom upgrades.

Continue through the upstairs and find the Bonus Room, just another flexible space to use for a place to get away

Two of the additional 4 bedrooms upstairs. There’s plenty of space for everyone to have their own!

This 3/4 bath has also been remodeled with quality touches!

And now step outside to the pièce de résistance! Enjoy this fabulous outdoor living room complete with a covered living room and a large deck with skylights allowing all the light to filter through year round! You’ll enjoy countless hours with friends and family celebrating and making new memories 🙂

You’ll stay cool on those hot summer days, dry on the wetter days and still enjoy the full benefit of the fabulous Pacific Northwest fresh air year round outdoors!

Enjoy your own piece of paradise and seclusion on this large, level lot and it is just a quick walk to the city park which the current owners say is especially fun to watch youth sports!


You’re just minutes away from amenities including specialty grocers such as Trader Joe’s or the Whole Foods MarketIf you’re taking a night off as chef there are plenty of options for ordering delivery. Just call Sammy’s Pizza a local favorite and dine alfresco on your covered deck! If you want to dine out, we hear the Royal Thai Bistro is the place to try with a relaxed dining atmosphere. Need your caffeine fix? Anthem Coffee is locally owned and is the perfect spot to grab a fresh brewed coffee, tea, craft beer or glass of vino and enjoy fresh local pastries brought in daily. If you want to venture out, take a drive or stroll down Grandview Dr W towards the water and you’ll end up at picturesque Chambers Bay Regional Park, which is a 930 acre site that includes over 2 miles of saltwater shoreline, and several different walking / biking trails. This was also the location of the 2015 U.S. Open, hosted by Chambers Bay Golf Course. Now that the U.S. Open has concluded you can play a round just like the pros, then enjoy panoramic views and locally sourced food and wine pairings from Chamber’s Bay Grill. We hear they make a fantastic Bloody Mary!

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Posted on June 9, 2020 at 1:57 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Homes on Land, Listing Blogs, New Listing, Pierce County Homes For Sale, Tacoma, university place | Tagged , , , , , ,

University Place 3 Bedroom Rambler Blocks from Town Center!

7701 37th St W, University Place

The Essentials:

1,474 Sq. Ft.

10,600 Sq. Ft. Lot

3 Bedrooms / 1.5 Bathrooms

2 Car Attached Garage

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University Place gem! 1,474 sq. ft. 3 bedroom rambler that has been meticulously maintained and recently updated by the owner of 22 years.

Sitting proudly on a 10,600 sq. ft. fully landscaped lot with a sprinkler system and lighting which makes it look magical after dark.

As you enter the foyer there are tile floors underfoot which are ideal for the wet Pacific Northwest weather!


Continue into the living room and admire the gleaming hardwood floors, they are orignial to the home.

The large front window bathes the room in soft natural light.

Enjoy the ease of a natural gas fireplace as well, no need to stock the wood box here!

Just up the road is the University Place Library where you can pick up the latest best seller to enjoy by the fire!


The hardwood floors continue into the dining room.

Open the French doors and dine alfresco under the covered outdoor room on the entertainment size deck overlooking the lush backyard.


The kitchen has been tastefully updated with refaced cabinets, Corian counter tops, and easy to maintain tile floors.


The casual dining area overlooks the backyard, enjoy a steaming cup of coffee or tea and keep an eye out for deer lounging under the evergreens.


Step out the French doors in the dining room and enjoy the tranquility of the landscaped backyard.

 Maintenance is easy with a mowing edge and in ground sprinkler system.


Other upgrades include the high efficiency gas furnace, central air conditioning, one year new gas hot water tank, and the galvanized piping has been replaced as well.

This home sits on a dead end street and the mature landscaping provides plenty of privacy from the friendly neighbors.

The University Place School District will not disappoint you. It’s a quick walk to the Town Center where you will find Jersey Mike’s Subs, Whole Foods Market, Traders, Joes, and Starbucks.

Pick up something special for your 4 legged friend at Mudd Bay.

If you’re looking for more room to roam Chambers Bay Regional Park is nearby, or play like the pros at Chambers Bay Golf Course.

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Posted on December 2, 2016 at 2:25 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, university place | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Paradise Awaits! 3 Bedroom + Bonus University Place home with an In-ground Pool!

7413 22nd St W, University Place

The Essentials: 

1,492 Sq. Ft.

11,000 Sq. Ft. Lot with In-ground Pool & Spa

3 Bedrooms + Bonus Room / 1.5 Bathrooms 

Attached 1 Car Garage

Detached 2 Car Garage 

Offered for $279,900

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As you approach this 3 bedroom University Place home you are greeted by the fully landscaped yard with mature plantings. As you pass through the foyer into the living room gleaming hardwood floors are underfoot. Just minutes to conveniences and within the University Place School District, the location is ideal.


The large front window allows ample natural light and the wood insert fireplace will keep you cozy all year round.


Continue into the dining room where you can catch a glimpse of paradise, the tropically landscaped backyard complete with an in-ground pool and spa! Stop by Harbor Greens for something fresh and delicious from the deli and dine alfresco next to the pool! 


Past the dining room is the updated kitchen with a casual dining space also overlooking the backyard oasis. If you're taking the night off as chef, and dining out, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at Grassi's Ristorante, or a local favorite, Pine Cone Cafe. for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Step outside and you'll find yourself in "Paradise in U.P." as the owner fondly calls it. 

“Don’t ever let anyone tell you having a pool is a hassle! The memories we have of all the family get togethers are ones we will carry with us forever. So much fun…you will not regret living here.” – current owner


You wil not be dissapointed by the beatifully landscapped yard and in-ground pool complete with a spa. There is also a pool cabana making cleaning up after swimming easy! Imagine the memories that will be made in your private oasis. 



Lush tropical landscaping throughout the backyard, you'll feel as though you've escaped to the islands! 


Back inside you'll find one of the bedrooms is being used as a media room. This cozy spot is perfect for enjoying a movie marathon when the weather isn't cooperating.


Full bathroom with ample storage and extensive tile work. 


Upstairs there is a bonus room (with a closet) that could be used as a forth bedroom, office space, playroom, or an artistic retreat. The possibilities are endless. 


Detached two car garage provides plenty of space for storage. The large driveway also offers RV parking. 


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Posted on July 18, 2016 at 1:40 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, university place | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Three Bedroom Rambler in University Place!

8724 35th St W, University Place

The Essentials:

1,812 Sq. Ft.

18,000 Sq. Ft. Level Lot

3 Bedrooms / 1.75 Bathrooms

Detached 2 Car Garage

Deck with Hot Tub

High Efficiency Gas Furnace + AC

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Nestled in University Place, on a large, level, lot this 1,812 Sq. Ft. rambler is in the University Place School District and is only 1.2 miles from Curtis Jr. and Senior High School


Upon entering the spacious home you are greeted by a handsome wood burning fireplace in the living room.  No need to worry about staying comfortable here no matter the weather, there is a new high efficiency gas furnace to keep you cozy in the winter and a heat pump to keep you in air conditioned bliss all summer. 


Continue into the dining room, the open floor plan is ideal for entertaining. Just past the dining room is the updated kitchen. Crisp white cabinets, and the appliances are included. The kitchen overlooks the backyard, perfect for keeping an eye on activities. There is ample room for a casual dining area in the kitchen as well. 


If you enjoy cooking and baking make sure to visit Curran Apple Orchard Park, a 7.33 acre apple orchard with over 200 trees and more than 15 varieties of apples! August 28th is the date of the annual Cider Squeeze where you can bring home fresh squeeze cider! You can also enjoy concerts in the park here on select Thursday evenings. If you’re taking the night off as chef there are a plethora of dining options in University Place! Head East on 35th St W and you’ll find Jersey Mike’s Subs, a great spot for a casual meal.  Whole Foods Market, a specialty grocer, also has the Lumberyard, a wood-fired pizza venue that also has local beer and wine on tap. Applebee’s, Starbucks, and Trader Joes are also just down the road. 


The kitchen also opens up to the family room which has a cozy woodstove. This large room provides lots of flexible uses. Stop by the University Place Library for some reading material or DVDs to enjoy in front of the crackling woodstove! 


The master bedroom has a cedar lined closet, perfect for storing winter clothing, and an attached 3/4 bathroom.



There are two additional bedrooms, some with hardwood floors underneath the carpets! 


The yard has endless potential to make it your own garden oasis. The detached two car garage is ideal keeping your vehicles out of the rain, or for additional storage. Bring your green thumb and imagination. If you’re looking for more room to roam head to Chambers Bay Regional Park, which encompasses 930 acres and has over 2 miles of saltwater shoreline. Gaze out over Chambers Bay Golf Course, which was the site of the 2015 U.S. Open


The long paved driveway provides ample space for RV parking. 


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Posted on July 14, 2016 at 11:23 am
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, university place | Tagged , , , ,

5 Bedroom Park Ridge Home with Puget Sound View!

8941 51st St W, University Place 

The Essentials: 

4,202 Sq. Ft. 

9,619 Sq. Ft. Lot 

5 Bedrooms / 3.5 Bathrooms 

2 Car Attached Garage 

Puget Sound and Territorial View 

Offered for $650,000

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Sitting proudly on nearly a quarter acre lot in the Park Ridge neighborhood in University Place, you will enjoy Puget Sound and territorial views from the main floor living spaces of this fully updated home. 


The foyer has timeless slate floors underfoot and overlooks the dining and living rooms. These spaces can accomodate your large parties and are ideal for entertaining. 


You and your guests will enjoy stunning views while dining or relaxing by the gas fireplace. 


Step out onto the deck and dine alfresco while soaking in the view. 


The chef's kitchen is sure to please with slab granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and a great view from the large window! If you're taking the night off as chef you're only 1.5 miles from the Chambers Bay Grill at Chambers Bay Golf Course, the location of the 2015 U.S. Open where you can enjoy panoramic views and stunning sunsets. You're also only 2.5 miles from amenities such as Trader Joes, Starbucks, and Whole Foods


The family room is just off the kitchen with ample space for casual dining, and built in cabinets for storing your books or media equipment. Easy access to the covered deck is ideal for all weather grilling! 


Expansive deck space to enjoy with friends and family. This will surely become one of your favorite gathering places in the home. 


The spacious master suite has ample closet space, an attached bathroom with a huge steam shower with multiple shower heads, heated floors, and a lighted vanity! There is a junior master suite on the main floor in addition to this. 



Downstairs you'll find 3 more spacious bedrooms, a second laundry room, and a large rec room with impressive built in bookcases, gas fireplace, and a wet bar! This is an entertainers' dream.



Walkout daylight basement allows access to the covered patio and backyard. 


If you're looking for more room to roam you're just a quick walk or drive from Chamber's Bay Regional Park which encompasses 930 acres and includes over 2 miles of saltwater shoreline, and walking / biking trails. 


Ariel view of the home and decks with lush green space surrounding.

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Posted on May 17, 2016 at 1:19 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, university place | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Four Bedroom Craftsman Day Island Home with Dock & Moorage!

2231 E Day Island Blvd W, University Place 

The Essentials

4,208 Sq. Ft. 

14,560 Sq. Ft. Lot 

Built in 2005

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms 

Two Decks

Dock with Moorage 

Offered for $1,050,000

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Looking for the quintessential Northwest lifestyle? You will find it here in this stunning 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom craftsman home that was built in 2005. Enjoy all that the unique community of Day Island has to offer. You may feel like you're vacationing every day when you step out onto the deck above the dock and overlook the moorage opportunity before you. The dock has served a 32 foot boat year round! 


When you're not having fun in the sun you can relax in the elegant yet comfortable home. Being newer construction you can rest assured the modern systems will keep you cool in the summer and warm all winter. 


The foyer and formal dining room open up to the great room which effortlessly flows into the kitchen. Brazilian cherry floors are throughout most of the main floor. 


Curl up in front of the propane fireplace, or step out onto the waterfront deck to watch the boat traffic go by! 



High end stainless steel appliances, cherry cabinets, and granite counters are sure to please even the most discerning eye. Enjoy water views while preparing meals! If you need to pick up a missing ingredient you're only a few minutes away from the conveniences in University Place including their award winning schools. Take 27th St W up the hill and soon you'll arrive at Harbor Greens, a specialty grocer that also has fresh deli choices! Grab some lunch to go and enjoy it on your boat when you get home! If you continue South on Bridgeport you'll find a plethora of choices such as Jersey Mike's Subs, Trader Joes, Whole Foods, and Starbucks


The master suite is also located on the main floor and has access to the waterfront deck. Stunning views can be enjoyed from the master suite. Keep an eye out for eagles soaring overhead! 



The well appointed master bathroom has custom shower with dual shower heads, jetted tub, and a matching vanity. 


Upstairs is the loft which makes a great media room, it also has an attached full bathroom. There are two bedrooms upstairs as well. 


Make your way down to the lower level and you'll find a huge bonus room with access to the lower level deck! 


This will surely be one of your favorite spaces in the house, especially when it is not ideal boating weather. 


Looking back at the house from the dock. There is power and water at the dock, perfect for cleaning up after a day of crabbing or fishing! Watch the boat traffic go by from the Day Island Yacht Club


Grab your crew and climb aboard, if you're taking the night off as chef you can motor over to Boathouse 19 at the Tacoma Narrow's Marina. For a longer adventure take a cruise under the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and head towards Gig Harbor. You can dine at Anthony's or enjoy seasonal dockside service at Tide's Tavern


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Posted on April 21, 2016 at 3:06 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, Tacoma, university place | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Day Island Living

Do you find yourself yearning for a quiet, slower pace of living with breathtaking views of the Tacoma Narrow and the Bridges, Olympic Mountains,  and stunning sunrises and sunsets while still being minutes away from town? Day Island may be just what you've been searching for. Originally an island used for duck and  shellfish hunting it was turned into a peninsula in 1903 when Northern Pacific Railway filled in the distance from the south spit to Lemon's Beach with rocks. The original bridge to the island was located at South 19th Street and you can see it's remnants on the northeast side of the island, 19th St W. Today the bridge to access Day Island is at 27th St W, and upon passing over the bridge you can feel your worries slip away, you're on island time now. 

 In 1907 Day Island began to take shape as we know it today, the island was developed into 60' lots and they sold for $600 each. Day Island is home to the Day Island Club which changed from a mandatory membership for water rights into a voluntary club for the residents when Tacoma Water was installed on the island. The club hosts various activities for the community throughout the year at the club house. Day Island is rich with history and was the home of the famous Willit Brothers and their wooden canoe factory. 

This incredibly unique community is home to the Day Island Yacht Club which was established in 1949 and today offers member owned tidelands and moorage. Day Island has one way in, and one way out, less you are traveling by boat of course. The island is split into 3 sections, the southern spit which lies closest to the railroad tracks, Day Island Blvd W sits on the west side of the island and offering western exposure to sun seekers but at home moorage is not available.  Sitting within a protected cove, E Day Island Blvd W, offers at home moorage, and breathtaking sunrises with relief from the scorching evening sun. 1933 E Day Island Blvd W, offers the quintessential pacific northwest lifestyle with deep water moorage at your personal dock, 3,122 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms / 3.5 bathrooms and a detached garage with the option to add a 4th bedroom or use it as a studio.  

Imagine waking up and drinking a steaming cup of coffee or tea from the dreamy second floor master suite as you welcome day break meander down to the sun drench deck and out to your boat, never having to leave home. With the private dock you can enjoy boating, fishing, crabbing, shrimping, or cruising to your favorite restaurant such as Tide's Tavern or Boathouse 19.  Offered for $769,950 the history and friendliness of Day Island is a unique waterfront opportunity not found anywhere else in Pierce county. 

Ready to make the move to Day Island? 

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Posted on October 26, 2015 at 1:59 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, university place | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Stunning 4 Bedroom Mid-Century University Place Home with a Partial Water View

8505 42nd St W, University Place 

The Essentials: 

3,016 Sq. Ft. 

11,774 Sq. Ft. Lot 

4 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms 

2 Car Attached Garage 

Fully Landscaped with Sport Court 

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Nested in charming University Place, only a few blocks from Curtis High School, this mid century 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home sits proudly on a fully landscaped quarter acre lot. A stunning example of period NW Moderism you are greeted by floor to ceiling windows and classic brick accents. The two car garage is perfect for keeping your vehicles out of the weather and storing lawn equipement to maintain the premium landscaping. Circular driveway provides ample off street parking for guests, or is the perfect spot for your little ones to cruise around on their bikes. 

Pass through the foyer, the formal dining room is to the right and leads directly into the kitchen. Floor to ceiling windows add drama and bathe the room in soft natural light. Timeless Terrazzo flooring is under the carpeting, and is showcased in the foyer. 

Continue into the crisp white kitchen that overlooks the landscaped backyard.

There is a sunny breakfast nook that is perfect for enjoying a casual meal or keeping an eye on the evenings homework progress while preparing dinner. You're minutes away from amenities including specialty grocers such as Trader Joe's or the newly opened Whole Foods MarketIf you're taking a night off a chef there are plenty of options for dining out. Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar is a local favorite, Forza Coffee is the perfect spot to grab a fresh brewed coffee and enjoy a light lunch. Drive or stroll down Grandview Dr W towards the water and you'll end up at picturesque Chambers Bay Regional Park, which is a 930 acre site that includes over 2 miles of saltwater shoreline, and several different walking / biking trails. This was also the location of the 2015 U.S. Open, hosted by Chambers Bay Golf Course. Now that the U.S. Open has concluded you can play a round just like the pros, then enjoy panoramic views and locally sourced food and wine pairings from Chamber's Bay Grill. You can also walk to Curran Apple Orchard, an unique 7.33 acre apple orchard with more than 200 trees and 15 varieties of apples. You don't have to wait for the apples to ripen to enjoy this park either, there are free summer concerts on select Thursday evenings and you won't want to miss the annual Cider Squeeze, now in it's 21 year! 

Continue into the spacious family room with floor to ceiling windows, and easy access to the covered deck. 

Vaulted ceilings, and a floor to ceiling brick fireplace has been upgraded to gas log, making lighting it a cinch. With 3 fireplaces throughout the home in addition to the forced air gas heat you'll always be toasty warm! 

Around the corner is the formal living room with a wood burning fireplace, there is plenty of room for everyone in this 3,016 sq. ft. house! 

Step outside onto the covered deck and enjoy the fully landscaped backyard or watch the kiddos play on the sport court! Enjoy outdoor living while staying out of the rain. 

There is a partial Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain view to enjoy while dining alfresco. 

Back inside you'll enjoy a lovely master suite that opens to the deck, the ideal spot to enjoy a steaming cup of coffee in the morning. 

There is also a private master bathroom with an impressive tile shower and handsome millwork. 

There are two other bedrooms and a full bathroom upstairs as well. The fully finished daylight walk out basement is your ideal rec room and flex space and has a kitchenette! 

Pop in a movie, build a roaring fire, and enjoy some snacks while never venturing upstairs! 

There are endless options for this space with ample room for a pool table this could be the man cave you've been looking for, or the perfect spot for your in-laws with the fourth bedroom located on this level and a full bathroom! 

Step outside and marvel at what this quarter acre lot has to offer. Fully fenced with premium landscaping, a deck that overlooks the sport court, and the side yard with a pergola above the patio to provide shade on sunny days! Plant some grape vines to climb the pergola and enjoy the fruits of your own backyard! 

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Posted on July 20, 2015 at 1:02 pm
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, university place | Tagged , , , , , ,

Unique Pacific Northwest 3 Bedroom Day Island Home with Dock & Moorage


1933 E Day Island Blvd W, University Place 

The Essentials 

3,122 Sq. Ft. 

13,920 Sq. Ft. Lot 

3 Bedrooms, 2.75 Bathrooms 

Bonus Room under the Garage with Attached 1/2 Bathroom 

Dock with Moorage

Offered for $849,000

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"Not only is this our home, it's our vacation home. Every time we cross the bridge to Day Island, it feels like we are leaving a hectic world behind and entering paradise". 

Are you dreaming of the perfect Pacific Northwest updated waterfront home? You may have found it here. This beautiful 1920s home has been lovelingly cared for and updated making it a stunning choice for waterfront living. Relish the unique history of Day Island, a historically close knit community. Feel like you're on vacation every day while still being mintues to all of the convieneces University Place offers including their award winning schools. 

Elegant double glass front doors greet you as you enter the foyer. Gleaming hardwood floors add warmth and depth to the room. Continue into the main floor living room with a handsome stone fireplace fueled by propane. 

The open floorplan is wonderful for entertaining. The living room flows into the dining room which boasts stunning views of the Puget Sound. 

Your guests may never want to leave this tranquil paradise. Watch boat traffic go by from the Day Island Yacht Club, kayaks, and paddle boarders while enjoying the stunning views. 

When the weather allows spill out onto the covered upper deck for a lovely meal alfresco while still being steps away from the kitchen. 

The well appointed, crisp white kitchen has island seating, solid surface counter tops, double ovens, and a Jenn-Air cook top / grill. If you don't feel like cooking jump in your boat that's moored in front and jet off to Boathouse 19 at the Tacoma Narrow's Marina. Or cruise under the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and head to Anthony's for fine dining,or Tide's Tavern, where they offer seasonal dockside service!  

Keep an eye on the deck and dock from the large kitchen window and covered deck. 

Upstairs is the private master suite with vaulted ceilings, skylights, a large walk in closet, private deck, gas propane fireplace, and five piece bathroom. 

Working from home doesn't sound so bad with views like this! The Tacoma Narrow Bridge is in the distance.

Well appointed five piece master bathroom. 

Take a dip in the jetted tub and let your worries wash away. 

Lower level family room that leads to the deck and has a cozy propane gas fireplace. 

Built in cabinets and a wet bar are ideal for entertaining! Not pictured are the 3/4 bathroom on the lower level and bedroom with access to the deck. The third bedroom is on the main floor as well as a full bathroom and the utility room. 

Step out onto the deck and enjoy the quintessential Pacific Northwest lifestyle this home offers! Tasteful landscaping, built in seating and planters. Watch eagles sore overhead and you may even see some friendly seals popping up to say hello!

Can you imagine mooring your boat at home? This dock provides a wonderful opportunity to keep your boat just steps away! 

Don't miss the detached 2 car garage with a separate living space below.

The separate living space is currently being used as an office, but could make a wonderful private fourth bedroom with an attached 1/2 bathroom. 

Looking back at the home from the dock.

Ariel view of the home, deck, dock, and moorage. Your waterfront lifestyle is calling! 

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Posted on June 26, 2015 at 10:58 am
Michael Robinson | Category: Listing Blogs, Pierce County Housing Reports, university place | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Updated 5 Bedroom University Place Home


4501 68th Ave W, University Place

The Essentials:

2,228 Sq. Ft. 

9,372 Sq. Ft. Lot 

5 Bedrooms / 2.25 Bathrooms 

1 Car Attached Garage 

Offered for $339,950

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Nestled in highly desirable University Place this 5 bedroom, 2.25 bathroom spacious rambler with a daylight walk out basement has been lovingly cared for by the same owners for the past 10 years. Gleaming hardwood floors are found throughout most of the main floor. 

The comfortable combined living and dining rooms are wonderful for entertaining and the wood burning fireplace will keep you cozy. Peer out the dining room window and overlook the landscaped, fully fenced backyard. 

The kitchen was updated in 2013 with solid surface counters, new hardwood cabinets, glass tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances that stay with the home! 

Enjoy looking out over the fully landscaped backyard while preparing meals, the deck is a great spot to dine alfresco and is easily accessed from the kitchen. If you're dining out there are plenty of options such as Moctezuma's Mexican Resturant and Tequila BarForza Coffee is less than a mile away and is a great spot for fresh brewed espresso drinks and a light lunch.  

The mutilevel deck is wonderful for enjoying the fabulous summers the Pacific Northwest is know for. The fully landscaped, terraced lawn has plenty of room to play and the many windows make keeping an eye on backyard activities easy. 

Downstairs, in the daylight walkout basement, you'll find a spacious  rec room with a wood burning fireplace. There are also two additional bedrooms, a 3/4 bathroom with washer / dryer hookups, and French doors leading to the backyard and multilevel deck. 

Another view of the backyard. Cirque Bridgeport Park is less than a mile away and has a skate park, sports fields, and jungle gym. Evergreen Primary School and Narrows View Intermidate School are both less than a mile away! Both schools are within the sought after University Place School District. If you're seeking the salt air head South on Bridgeport until you reach Chambers Lane W which takes you to Chambers Bay Golf Course, the location of the 2015 U.S. Open. You don't have to golf to enjoy the fabulous Puget Sound views, Chambers Creek Regional Park is a 930 acre site that includes over 2 miles of saltwater  shoreline, and several different walking / biking trails as well as an off leash dog park

Ready to make this home yours?


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Posted on March 30, 2015 at 12:55 pm
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