Enjoy the southern views from this home, where you can see Chamber’s Bay, University Place and Fox Island. On a clear day, you might even get a glimpse of Mount Rainier. This is a working sound, so you’ll often see boats making their way through the waters towards Commencement Bay and Seattle. Orcas also use the Puget Sound waters to travel back and forth. Keep an eye on where they are for your own sightings by following the Tacoma Whale Sighting page.
Just 9 minutes away is Uptown Gig Harbor - Here you can find an abundance of dining and shopping like Moctezuma’s Mexican Restaurant (amazing happy hour and margaritas). It’s a great place to go for dinner before taking in a movie at the Galaxy Uptown Luxury Theater. There’s also Marshall’s, Talbots, Kohl’s, Michael’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Cutter’s Point Coffee, Panera, Safeway, Starbucks and Domo Sushi. For other grocery needs, Fred Meyer and Harbor Greens are on the other side of Olympic Drive NW. And coming soon is the new Metropolitan Market!
Downtown Gig Harbor is only 12 miles away and there are some local favorites like7 Seas Brewing and Tides Tavern that you don’t want to miss! Both have mouth watering menus of fresh seafood dishes. Another great dining option on the water is Netshed No.9 where you won’t want to miss the house made cinnamon rolls! All have stunning views along the water and the Gig Harbor Lighthouse.
If you have your pilot license and are an aviation enthusiast, the Tacoma Narrows Airport is just minutes away. They offer aircraft and maintenance, storage and parking, fuel, charter and business flights and training. There’s also a restaurant with an observation deck.
4 minutes away is Madrona Links Golf Course, one of the best golf courses in Gig Harbor. Madrona prides itself on a four club atmosphere where their course and greens are always well manicured and groomed for your golfing pleasure.
For those that need to commute, this home is just minutes from the Narrows Bridge. Downtown Tacoma is 12 miles away and Seattle is 43 miles away.