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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

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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. 


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