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

Sold on August 1, 2023

Berkshire Beauty

5210 78th Avenue Ct W  ·  University Place, WA

4 Bed
2558 Sq Ft

Listing by NWMLS / Windermere Abode Lakewood

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As you approach the charming Juliette balcony, trellises, and inviting front porch set the stage for what’s inside. Seamless flow with vaulted ceilings, formal living and dining and double-sided gas fireplace into library/office exude a stylish flair upon arrival. Get ready to entertain in the large open family room and kitchen with convenient breakfast bar. Glass door to the inviting yard and covered porch, where you can year-round BBQ. Private landscaping offers room for gardens & play. Main level features a well-appointed primary suite, upstairs are 3 roomy bedrooms and/or versatile spaces to suit your needs. Gated for added security; Berkshire is located near Chambers Bay Golf, Parks, and Trails; UP Schools; Town Center and more.
  • Year Built 1999
  • Lot Size 10,881 sq ft
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Parking Type Attached Garage
  • Style Craftsman
  • Lot Details Cul-De-Sac, Curbs, Dead End Street, Paved, Sidewalk
  • Exterior Features Wood Products
  • Interior Features Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Wall to Wall Carpet, Bath Off Primary, Built-In Vacuum, Double Pane/Storm Window, Dining Room, French Doors, Jetted Tub, Security System, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Pantry, Walk-In Closet(s), Fireplace, Water Heater
  • Heating & Cooling 90%+ High Efficiency, 90%+ High Efficiency
  • Floor Covering Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Vinyl, Carpet
  • Annual Taxes $8,904 (2023)
  • MLS Number 2131114
  • Elementary School University Pl Primar
  • Junior High Drum Intermed
  • Senior High Curtis Snr High

What’s Nearby

Less than 10 minutes away you can shop at Whole Foods, get coffee and more at Anthem Coffee & Tea, Top Pot Doughnuts, check out 80,000 books, movies, audiobooks and more at the University Place Library, grab small batch ice cream at Bliss Ice Cream, get wraps and subs at Jersey Mike’s Subs, Pure Barre, Orange Theory Fitness and MOD Pizza. Across the street you’ll also find the Green Firs Towne Center - Traders Joe’s, where you can buy more of your grocery and essential needs, Safeway, Starbucks, Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse, Home Goods, Mud Bay, Gyro Zone and Fresh Rolls, Soggy Doggy and the Hand & Stone Massage Spa.

Pop into the Happy Duo Cafe for your morning coffee or tea and a pastry to go! This beautiful cafe also has plenty of tables if you want to sit and catch up with a friend or get a little work done.

Plan a day on the water! Family owned and operated, Narrows Marina has been serving boat enthusiasts in Pierce County and the South Sound area since 1949. Feel the fresh breeze on your face at Boathouse 19, one of the best places to grab a bite on the water! Take the boat out on the sound, take in the sights and then come back in for some steamed clams or crispy calamari during happy hour or stay for dinner and enjoy the cedar planked salmon or octopus tacos. They have a rotating selection of 14 craft beers and delectable banana split.

Visit the Titlow Beach Marine Preserve - home to Titlow Park which is perfect for the most incredible views of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, evening walks along the 1.3 mile beach front and forest route and some splendid sunsets. This is also a haven for kayakers for an easy launch and if you’re lucky, you’ll get to see some playful seals and occasional orca pods. The Titlow Park Sprayground is a summertime favorite to splash, play or cool off and is free to use! If you’re looking for a place to grab a bite to eat, locals are a fan of the Beach Tavern for their comfort bar food, beers on tap and sports viewing.

For casual dining in a relaxing and friendly environment, head to the local eatery Sapporo Steakhouse located in the Green Firs Towne Center. They serve steak, fresh seafood and sushi. Watch your food cook in front of you on their open grill experience or get a colorful friendship bridge filled with sushi and sashimi to share with your friends. Happy Hour is Monday-Saturday from 3-6 PM and 8 PM to close and Sunday 12 PM to close, where you can enjoy house drinks, cocktails, appetizers and sushi rolls.

You can look forward to being a few miles from the Chamber’s Bay Trail & Golf Course - The trail head is only 3.25 miles round trip, but the hills will provide a great workout because there is a serious incline. The views of the Olympic Mountains will reward your efforts! If you enjoy golf – Chamber’s Bay Golf Course is one of the top courses in the nation and the first course in the Northwest to welcome the U.S. Open Championships. Their onsite restaurant – The Grill offers a nice weekend brunch and sunset dinners.

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