(253) 302-4847  ·  Tacoma      (253) 844-4289  ·  Lakewood

Sold on September 25, 2022


2808 McCarver Street  ·  Tacoma, WA

3 Bed
3 Bath
2921 Sq Ft

Listing by NWMLS / Windermere Abode


Do you want all the perks of living in Old Town with none of the old house drama? This home was reimagined to take advantage of the location & the striking views of Commencement Bay and Olympic Mountains. The views inside look pretty good too! Epicurean kitchen with large center island, 36” dual fuel range and butler’s pantry w/ sink and beverage cooler. Primary suite has a gas fireplace, soaking tub, and deck for sunsets. Low maintenance yard still offers abundant outdoor living w/ three decks & huge patio. Solar panels added in 2015. Attached 2-car garage + off street parking for a boat/truck! Just 5 blocks from the Ruston Way waterfront, and 3 blocks to local coffee shops, eateries, and wine bars.

This home features solar panels that are net metered through Tacoma Public Utilities. The panels on this home produced enough energy to cover the cost of powering it in 2021! You can find out more about how net metering works by clicking here.

  • Year Built 1890
  • Lot Size 5,001 sq ft
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Parking Type RV Parking, Driveway, Attached Garage, Off Street
  • Style Traditional
  • Lot Details Alley, Curbs, Paved, Sidewalk
  • View Bay, City, Mountain(s), Sound
  • Exterior Features Cement Planked
  • Interior Features Forced Air, Heat Pump, Central A/C, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Wall to Wall Carpet, Wet Bar, Bath Off Primary, Ceiling Fan(s), Double Pane/Storm Window, Dining Room, Fireplace (Primary Bedroom), French Doors, Jetted Tub, Security System, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Pantry, Walk-In Closet(s), Water Heater
  • Floor Covering Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Carpet
  • Annual Taxes $12,345 (2022)
  • MLS Number 1987712
  • Elementary School Lowell
  • Junior High HilltopHeritageMiddle
  • Senior High Stadium

What’s Nearby

Close by is Old Town Park in the business district of Old Town, Tacoma. It has a newer playground, half basketball court, walkways, site furniture, shelter building, and the Job Carr Cabin Museum. In the summer you can enjoy free music in the park during the Old Town Concert series. Click here for the full lineup of local musicians and times.

A local favorite is The Spar Tavern – an iconic brick building perched on the corner of North 30th and McCarver. Full seating in the back with a peek at Ruston Way, pool tables and live music on the weekends. They have a coffee shop in front, Curran Coffee, which has become the new neighborhood favorite as they have a flavorful drink menu and tasty bars made locally by The Art of The Crunch.

The Ruston Way Waterfront is Tacoma’s beloved waterfront boardwalk that includes playful seal sightings, majestic blue herons, and stunning views of Mount Rainier and moon rises on clear days/nights. Enjoy a cozy weekend brunch at the Lobster Shop, serving lobster and other seafood dishes. Pick up a casual lunch from Northern Fish and grab a bit of fresh air at the Old Town Dock. Enjoy breathtaking views from the new benches of this restored historic dock and improved lighting. Those arriving by water now have access to two slips that can moor vessels up to 40 feet and 60 feet and low, free-board floats extending off the main dock to accommodate kayakers. Explore Jack Hyde Park, located on the water's edge. Lots of viewpoints + beach access.

Grab brunch from the Gilman House, located in the Stadium District. This neighborhood craft cocktail bar offers vegan and veterinarian dishes with proteins a la carte. And do not skip their dessert options! The cinnamon rolls are so gooey and comforting, and their hummingbird cake pairs well with a nice cup of coffee.

Need wine for a backyard gathering? Pick some up from Tacoma Wine Merchants, a wine shop with a hand-chosen selection of fine wines from around the world and local picks.

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