Turn-of-the-century character delights in a beautiful garden setting near UPS and the Proctor District!
This charming 1-½ story Craftsman home is brimming with thoughtful traditional details that surprise and delight, like original hardware and built-ins. 3 bedrooms and 2½ baths in 2,111 sq. ft. offer space for everyone. You’ll even find the perfect hobby space or rental unit in the basement studio with its own separate entrance. Located at 1212 N Washington Street, Tacoma, WA 98406, this home is listed at $520,000.
Lovingly preserved fir floors, high ceilings, and crisp white trim and molding lay the foundation for the details to come here. A grand bay window is the star of the formal living room. Natural light streams in, catching and highlighting the architectural angles of the room and bringing a feeling of relaxation and tranquility.
Thick white molding frames the entry to the formal dining room. Ceramic tile creates a foundation for you dining table and chairs. Keep your extra table leaf handy—this room is sure to host countless celebrations with family and friends. The atmosphere here is light and cheery, thanks to windows and a wide sliding door that look out onto the multi-tiered deck and the lush trees beyond. This is just an early peek at the many updated, energy-efficient vinyl windows.
Den or Office
Just off the entry is a bonus space just waiting for your creative inspiration. Special details like a peaked architectural doorway, tall windows and built-in shelving bring interest to the room. This is another fine example of how this home’s original hardware brings character. Add some comfy chairs and a reading lamp and relax in your quiet sitting area. Bring in your desk and trusty office chair and this becomes command central for your business. The possibilities are limitless.
Light and airy with fabulous green views, this kitchen is poised to be the hub of the household. Clean white cabinetry that stretches to the ceiling, Corian countertops and crisp appliances elevate the space, anchored by ceramic tile. Built-in accent shelving adds to the Craftsman appeal, and a wall of cabinets offers storage galore. The adjacent eat-in nook has the makings of the breakfast scene in a film. Warm light streams in through a generous bay window accented with beautiful tile. The garden view it frames is lush and green. Another tall window and decorative accent ledge occupy another corner. All that’s missing are your table and chairs, a simple breakfast or coffee, and a sunny morning.
The main floor also features a convenient utility room with a handy sink and its own helping of natural light.
Bedrooms & Baths
You’ll find three generously sized bedrooms on the upper level. Arrange your queen size bed to make the most of the wonderful light in the master bedroom. All three bedrooms boast uncharacteristically large closets for the era of this home.
The roomy full bath on the main floor offers extra vanity space for accessories or decorative storage. Upstairs, a convenient half bath is complemented by a shower room across the hall.
Lower Level Studio
Access the lower level studio via the home, or through its separate exterior door. This cozy and quaint unit could be your own all-inclusive hobby space or even bring in rental income. It’s complete with a bedroom and small living area plus a kitchenette and a ¾ bath.
The grounds surrounding this home are simply delightful. Enjoy the fragrance and color of pink and white dogwoods, rhododendrons, peonies, lavender and more. There are even fruit trees on the nearly fully fenced property. The lower level may be accessed through the door at the back of the home.
Relax with a good book and a refreshing drink among the treetops on the multi-level deck.
A lovely side patio offers a shaded option with branches swaying overhead and plantings dotting the surrounding landscape. Beyond the yard is a 1-car detached garage with alley access.
Living in the Proctor/UPS area
Here at 1212 N Washington Street, Tacoma, WA 98406, you live in proximity to some of the most sought-after shops and restaurants Tacoma has to offer. Culture and entertainment opportunities abound. Just steps away from University of Puget Sound’s Lower Baker field, you’ll enjoy an established and vibrant neighborhood. Metropolitan Market and Safeway are a quick 3-minute drive down Proctor Street, and Tacoma icons like the Proctor Farmers’ Market, Pomodoro, the Blue Mouse Theatre and more are just beyond. Venture a moment further for a visit to the Rosewood or Cooks Tavern. Old Town and the waterfront with its many attractions are just down the hill.
Charming 5-bedroom, 2.5-bath quintessential Craftsman home in the McKinley District with abundant space for everyone!
This home is the ultimate combination of lovingly preserved character and key modern updates. Beautiful fir floors, vintage built-ins and original hardware echo the aesthetic of the Craftsman era. You’ll appreciate the peace of mind offered by the newer roof, furnace, plumbing, electrical and sewer line. With 3,168 sq. ft. of living space neatly wrapped into two stories plus a basement with a media room, you’re assured plenty of room for everyone and all they need. Add a super location and a pleasant deck for relaxing, and everyday living is easy here. Located at 3608 E G Street, Tacoma 98404, this home is listed at $385,000.
Living Room and Dining Room
Roomy from the start, this home’s foyer opens into the formal living room. Classic details abound here, in thick crown molding, a prominent stone fireplace and built-in shelving. A board and batten wall effect that carries into the adjacent room.
The character truly shows in the dining room with its crisp white built-in sideboard. Open shelving above and covered storage below house those dishes and serving pieces you bring out for just the right occasions. A stretch of bench seating sits under a large triple window that keeps this cheerful space bathed in natural light.
Light floods the spacious kitchen as well, particularly in the nook. This is sure to become a favorite spot to enjoy your morning coffee, gazing into the yard or checking the latest headlines. Tall white cabinetry with original hardware reaches for the ceiling offering loads of storage. There’s room for a central island with even more storage and additional prep space. White appliances and terracotta-toned floors complete the room.
Two of this home’s five bedrooms are located on the main level along with a convenient ¾ bath. The upper level is dedicated to two more bedrooms a second ¾ bath.
There’s even more living space in the basement! This home’s fifth bedroom and a full bath are tucked away in their own space, offering privacy from much of the everyday buzz of a busy home. But the star here is the media room. Set up your favorite gaming system for epic expeditions in digital worlds, binge-watch the latest “it” show, or go nostalgic with the movies you return to again and again. With lighting overhead and soft carpet underfoot, this is sure to be one of the most sought-after spots in the house.
Just outside the kitchen door is a lovely covered deck. This space was simply made for summer, with cooling shade and room to share with guests. Hang up some twinkling lights, throw your favorite outdoor meal on your grill, and watch as the day unfolds into a magical evening. There’s room for some friendly badminton, a little old-school tag, gardening in the raised beds, or for grabbing some afternoon sun in the fully fenced yard. Beyond the lawn is a detached 1-car garage with a workshop for tinkering plus a large concrete pad for extra parking.
Living in the McKinley District of Tacoma
This neighborhood here at 3608 E G Street, Tacoma 98404 is a super location for getting around Tacoma and beyond. The Eastside Farmers Market and Top of Tacoma are just blocks away in the neighborhood. You’re close to I-5, downtown Tacoma and the Sounder train! A quick 3-minute drive gets you to I-5, then on to Seattle or Olympia. All the shops and restaurants of the Tacoma Mall area are less than 10 minutes away, as are Costco, Safeway, Target, Walmart and Office Depot.
Discover a fresh palette of new updates just waiting for your special touches. This 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 2-level townhome located at 1022 109th St Ct E #59, Tacoma 98445, is listed at $219,500.
The upper level features a spacious open concept floor plan with new laminate flooring. Large living room windows brighten the space. The adjoining kitchen with stainless-steel appliances has plenty of storage plus a convenient prep island with room for breakfast bar seating. A cozy dining area is ready to host quick weeknight dinners or late-night chats with family and friends.
The peaceful, spacious master suite shares the upper level. It has its own full bath with a window and a walk-in closet.
Downstairs, two additional generous-sized bedrooms share a second full bath.
Beautiful updates are already done for you. You’ll enjoy all new flooring, interior paint, trim, stainless-steel appliances, new kitchen and bathroom countertops, new toilets, and updated hardware. You’ll find the convenient laundry area on the lower level.
Parking is a breeze with a 1-car garage plus 2 additional off-street parking spaces. Community amenities include a playground and a sport court.
Living at Mandalay Estates
Enjoy a quiet neighborhood setting and still have the everyday amenities nearby. Pick up groceries at QFC just 3 minutes away or opt for takeout from your choice of restaurants. You’re just 3 minutes from Hwy. 512, offering a quick start to your commute to Seattle or Joint Base Lewis McChord or into Tacoma. The shops and restaurants in the South Hill Mall area are less than 15 minutes away. Find a little recreation at Brookdale Golf Course just 6 minutes away, and Spanaway Lake Park is just an 8-minute drive.
This beautifully updated home strikes the perfect balance between classic details and modern updates. Fresh finishes, rejuvenating natural light and charming, thoughtful details make this a perfect place to call home. Let yourself be drawn in by the welcoming front porch just waiting for some colorful flowers. Add your favorite patio chair and you’ve created the perfect spot to catch a breath of fresh air on a summer evening. Located at 6402 S. Warner St Tacoma, WA 98409, this 2-bedroom 1-bath home is listed for $249,500.
Inside, fresh new paint, vinyl plank floors and wall-to-wall carpet elevate the classic details you’ll find here. Natural light beams through two large, new picture windows in the main living space, and the adjacent dining area is cheery, with another light-filled window.
|This home’s kitchen sparkles with gleaming new white cabinetry, subway tile, quartz countertops and even more windows. Preparing meals here is a dream with stainless appliances, generous counter space and classic hardware details. There’s even space for a bar cart or a cozy kitchen table where guests can join you. After all, the best parties always end up in the kitchen.|
|The hall leading to two bedrooms and a full bath features crisp built-in display shelves, preserving the character that helps to make this home special. A window in the laundry area helps to make wash days a little brighter. The extra storage space here is welcome, or store belongings in an additional 225 sq. ft. of basement bonus space that could also become a fun getaway for music or crafting. Outside, the shop is just the place for those more rustic hobbies. It’s housed in a two-car detached garage on this home’s fully-fenced corner lot.
Living in South Tacoma
Here, you’re just a short drive from the Tacoma Mall and a variety of restaurants and everyday destinations that make this area so convenient. Commuters will love that I-5 is less than five minutes away. The SERA Campus (South End Recreation & Adventure) is nearby and offers athletic fields, Tacoma’s newest sprayground, and STAR Center with its fitness center, Treetops Playgrounds, event spaces and Metro Parks sports complex.