You’ll love this location — Close by to many neighborhood parks, shopping, dining, the zoo and more!
Neighborhood Park — Jane Clark Park is just 10 minutes away and offers picnic sites, a playground and enough space to burn off some energy.
The Delightful Neighborhood Market is less than a mile away and has been in the neighborhood since 1916. It’s more than just a corner store, this market serving up the North End of Tacoma will become your go-to shop! Grab a growler and fill it up with one of their many craft beers or draft humm kombucha. They also have grocery basics and then some, Smith Brothers Products, everyone’s favorite pints from our local Ice Cream Social, vintage soda pops, a variety of wine, beloved Valhalla Coffee, plus salty snacks and sweet treats that delight!
Get out and about to Vassault Park — One of largest neighborhood parks in Tacoma, Vassault Park is the site of the start/finish line of the annual Sound to Narrows run and several other special events The park is on 17.56 acres. The trail around the park is just under 1⁄2 mile. The park has a playground, basketball and tennis courts, picnic sites a soccer field and baseball/softball fields.
Cool off this summer at Kandle Park – home to Tacoma’s first outdoor pool with a wave park! This Metro park also offers an expansive playground, skate park, hoops, picnic sites, walking trails, an open field for flying kites and a community garden. Keep an eye on the Metro Parks calendar for Kandle Sunset Cinema. Pack your blankets and lawn chairs for a free outdoor movie!
The seller of this home mentioned that they enjoy walking to the Proctor District. The Farmer’s Market on Saturdays you can get all fresh, locally sourced fruits and veggies. The Farmers Market is running now through December, along with the new La Paloma Marketplace in 3 locations.
In Proctor, you can also find — The Metropolitan Market, Knapp’s Restaurant, The Blue Mouse Theatre, Peaks & Pints Craft Beer Store, Pomodoro, Europa Bistro, East West, Viva, Compass Rose, Culpepper Books, Chalet Bowl, locally owned shops for clothing and play, as well as The UPS Store, USPS, plus newly opened Waffle Stop, Top Pot Doughnuts and Olympia Coffee Roasters and more business coming soon!
3 miles away is Point Defiance Park, Zoo and Aquarium. Also home to 5 mile drive running and walking trails, Owen Beach where you can rent kayaks in the summer and the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum – crafts from the past, summer camps and family fun nights! Just don’t forget to stop at the famous Antique Sandwich Company for a homemade sandwich, milkshake or a slice of yummy pie for a picnic in the park or on the beach. On Sunday’s August – September you can find local produce, food, and hand-crafted items at the North Pearl Farmers Market.
The Westgate North Shopping Center is just a few minutes away from this home. Safeway is an easy stop for groceries, and if you’d rather eat out you can try Joeseppi’s Italian Ristorante, which is a casual family-owned restaurant & deli, or delicious, fresh made burgers, onion rings and shakes at Red Wagon. There’s also a few little shops in this center and Planet Fitness that just opened.