This home is conveniently located near Pacific Lutheran University sitting less than 2 miles away. Pacific Lutheran University is a private Lutheran University. It was founded by Norwegian Lutheran pioneers in 1890. PLU is sponsored by the 580 congregations of Region I of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. PLU has approximately 3,100 students enrolled.
The PLU Disc Golf Course is a 9-hole adventure with turf tee pads that leads players through Pacific Lutheran University’s beautiful cross country course. This brand new course is free to use and open to all members of the Pacific Lutheran University community. The first hole is located directly behind the Columbia Center.
On those rainy days, take it indoors to the Sprinker Recreation Center - for ice skating, hokey, tennis, racquetball, pickleball, ping pong, basketball, softball & baseball, and skateboarding - there’s something here for everyone!
If you’re looking for adventures beyond your own backyard, Spanaway Lake is open year round and offers a good harvest opportunity for stocked rainbow trout. Spanaway Lake has some of the best fishing for rock bass in the area. The 135-acre park along beautiful Spanaway Lake is extremely popular with many year-round activities. Visitors to the park can explore a multitude of aquatic recreation opportunities, including two swimming beaches (no lifeguards), a boat launch, and a fishing pier. If you’d rather stay dry, there’s a new picnic area by the south swimming beach, ADA playground equipment with a seating plaza for parents and a new three mile trail system by Little Spanaway Lake.
10 minutes away is Lake Spanaway Golf Course, which borders the lake. From the red tees at just over 5,600 yards to the tips at 7014, it is a classic course that appeals to the novice player but also challenges the best players in the region. Lake Spanaway is truly a wonderful golf experience with its Old growth Douglas firs, well placed bunkers and large greens. For winter play, Lake Spanaway has a reputation as one of the driest, most playable public courses in the area.
Just up the street is a QFC for groceries and Mazalatan Mexican Restaurant and Andale for authentic Mexican food! For lunch (or happy hour!) head up the street to 208 Garfield a local beer/wine bar with a great menu. Or, if you enjoy the nostalgia of old school burger joints then Lucky’s Drive in is for you! Craving sushi? Trapper’s Sushi will hit the spot. Got a boo boo or feeling under the weather? The Spanaway MultiCare Urgent Care is less than 3 miles away. They’re open 7 days a week and most holidays for when you need to treat your minor ailments and can’t get in to see your primary doctor.