Listing Blogs September 7, 2021

Palatial West Slope Estate w/ Unmatched 180 Degree Views! Tacoma WA

3012 Vista View Drive Tacoma, WA

The Essentials:

4 Bedrooms / 3.75 Bath

6,812 Sq. Ft.

23,381 S/F Lot

3 Car Attached Garage

Offered for $2,450,000

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Welcome to this luxurious palatial home in Vista View located on the West Slope of Tacoma   This home has arguably the best view in Tacoma spanning over 180 degrees from Colvos and mouth of Gig Harbor around to The Narrows Bridges, Fox & McNeil Islands and the majestic Olympic Mountains!

The home features a circular drive with two gated entrances as well as a 3 car garage.

An elegant entrance welcomes you into the former residence of the famous classical musician Yanni, This grand residence available for the first time in over 14 yrs.

This amazing home is designed with impeccable details throughout that are sure to garner attention from your guests. The stylish formal living room will be a comfortable place to gather while enjoying the expansive views through the walls of windows.

You will host top notch formal dinners and celebrations in a stunning dining space year round. A classic chandelier sets the tone for elegance amidst a backdrop of the picturesque Puget Sound.

Step into the hub of this home into a paradise of exceptional quality and walls of glass to capture every moment on the sound from dawn until dusk. You’ll be ready to entertain in the well equipped kitchen that features all of the conveniences of a sub-zero refrigerator, 2 built in beverage refrigerators and a cabinet icemaker! The large center island is perfect for displaying appetizer trays for when the guests come by.

“The heart and soul of any self-respecting kitchen devoted to the culinary arts is without doubt the stove. The stove must of course be aesthetically pleasing and must play its full part in the decoration of this important living space, but it must also incorporate the finest cooking qualities so that the cook can express himself or herself with all the brio of a top-class chef”. Built in France, this Fourneaux Morice stove here exemplifies timeless design with exceptional performance and you’ll feel like a world class chef in your very own kitchen! Take inspiration from the breathless views this space has to offer and create your own culinary delights!

This expansive space provides for the best views every day so you’ll never miss an amazing sunset as this home faces west.

The spiral staircase here conveniently takes your down to the pool room. Start your day with a healthy breakfast and head down for a relaxing swim!

The Master En-suite will have you waking each day to the peaceful and serene views. Take your cup of coffee and morning read and head out to the deck just outside the door to take in the fresh salt air and start your day off relaxed and recharged.

An amazing feature of the Master Suite is 2 separate bathrooms and walls of closet, counter and storage space and a washer and dryer for convenience. With ample lighting and large mirrors you’ll be in your own Hollywood-esque dressing room ready to pamper yourself and shine!


Also featured on the main level is a fantastic media room or could be an incredible home office as well. The cozy fireplace will keep you warm while you enjoy a great new film and the room is also well designed with floor to ceiling built ins and an acoustical ceiling as well. Perhaps Yanni used this room for composing a classical masterpiece?

Head downstairs to find even more spaces to explore….

One of the 3 spacious bedrooms downstairs also has a fireplace and all the views!

This space makes for a perfect 4th bedroom or an in home workout room!

Another huge bedroom downstairs with the views as well. For convenience there is also a full plus a 3/4 bath downstairs and a handy laundry area.

Now head into the parlor just off the pool room. Invite the friends over for a swim and a tastey beverage you can prepare at the wetbar! This is an incredible space to entertain after a swim party!!

Enjoy better health and wellness while taking a relaxing swim in the full size pool then step into the hot tub to ease the tension away and unwind. It is important to note that all major systems in this grand home have been updated in last few years, including a 50-year roof, new A/C compressors, furnaces, pool pump and a hot tub heater. Your guests may never want to leave!

And finally there is also a huge room off the pool area that would make for a terrific billiards, card and cigar room!

Breathe…. Deep! This is the place to take in the fresh salt air and entertain! Dine alfresco while taking in picture perfect panoramic views of the mouth of Gig Harbor to the Narrows Bridge. Imagine photographing remarkable sunsets on your patio and gazing at the Olympic Mountains and coastal waterway….. It truly doesn’t get better than this!

Located in the desirable North End of Tacoma and minutes to Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, this exceptional home is perfect for year round entertaining!  Explore several waterfront parks and beaches as you walk, run or stroll Ruston Way. With views of Mount Rainier to the West, the Olympic Mountain Range to the East and Commencement Bay, there’s no better place to spend a sunny afternoon or take an after-dinner stroll. Rent a boat for the day, a kayak or a paddle board or take a leisurely stroll on the fabulous Tacoma Waterfront and have a cup of award winning chowder at Duke’s Chowderhouse outdoor on the patio. Relax in a reclining lounge chair and catch a great new release at the Ruston Way Theatre! There are so many wonderful restaurants to choose from so close by and entertainment and shopping opportunities, too. Within blocks you can jump on the freeway and enjoy easy access to wherever you desire to be!

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