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

Sold on January 30, 2023

MCM Urban Farm Dream

1827 S Highland Avenue  ·  Tacoma, WA

4 Bed
2892 Sq Ft

Listing by NWMLS / Windermere Abode

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This mid-century clinker brick home is perched perfectly on nearly 1/3 of an acre in the middle of town while maintaining its original charm & modern-day updates. A large fully fenced backyard, a mini-orchard designed to craft your own cider dreams, and an army of raised garden beds will have you claiming urban farmer status in no time. Four beds, an updated kitchen & bath, hardwoods, a fireplace, and formal dining complete the main floor. French doors lead you out to a private oasis w/ a vast stone patio, custom fire pit, old-growth trees, and a garden shed to house your outdoor needs. A full basement w/ family room, fireplace, 3/4 bath, built-ins, workspace, laundry room, and new carpet/paint will offer the perfect retreat each night.
  • Year Built 1953
  • Lot Size 12,001 sq ft
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Parking Type Attached Garage, Off Street
  • Lot Details Dead End Street, Paved, Secluded
  • View Territorial
  • Exterior Features Brick, Wood
  • Interior Features Forced Air, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Built-In Vacuum, Double Pane/Storm Window, Dining Room, French Doors, Sprinkler System, Walk-In Pantry, Water Heater
  • Floor Covering Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Vinyl
  • Annual Taxes $6,148 (2022)
  • MLS Number 2011023
  • Elementary School Delong
  • Junior High Wainwright Intermediate
  • Senior High Foss

What’s Nearby

Grab fresh produce and more from Tacoma Boys, which is less than 2 miles away. Pick up some of the best meats and produce for grilling season and maybe something from their plentiful beer and wine selection! For everything else you need to shop for, Tacoma Central is just minutes away - Target, TJ Maxx, Office Depot, Hobby Lobby, Carter’s, Bath & Body Works, and more. Fred Meyer is three minutes away for more of your grocery needs. The Tacoma Mall is just nine minutes away.

Grab a bite to eat at the recently opened Al’s Hot Chicken. Al’s Hot Chicken originates from California and serves some of the best Nashville-style fried chicken. At the start of October, they opened a location right here in Tacoma! Their chicken is halal, all-natural, and hormone/antibiotic-free. They offer chicken tenders, sandwiches, fries, mac and cheese, and waffles with six different heat level options for that amazing fried chicken.

The Fircrest Park is 10 acres and is the home of the Community Center. The park offers a pavilion for staged events and picnics and the Community Center offers year-round activities for all ages as well as tennis & basketball courts, newly renovated Tot-Lot (a fully fenced playground for younger children), soccer fields, baseball, and basketball, and summer sports camps. After Memorial Day the pool opens for some summer fun. The private Fircrest Golf Club was established in 1924, in addition to its 18-holes, has a beautiful clubhouse and outdoor pool.

Across the intersection on South Mildred Street is Pint Defiance - a casual hangout specializing in craft beers, with rotating taps & bottles available for purchase. Royal Thai Bistro, a highly flavorful and popular restaurant and Shogun Japanese Express, a sushi & Japanese comfort fare in a down-to-earth atmosphere and owned by a very lovely family. Inside secret - many locals get food to go from Royal Thai Bistro or Shogun and take to enjoy in Pint Defiance.

Less than 2 miles away is Cheney Stadium - home to the beloved Tacoma Rainiers Minor League Baseball team, with luxury suites and Mount Rainier Views. Check their website for upcoming games!

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