If you’re looking to get outdoors close by, you’re in luck! Waughop Lake is about 2.5 miles walking/biking/driving. There’s a discovery trail, wildlife, and an adjacent playground - enjoy the Labyrinth near the start of the trail! This trail is one of many within the 340 acres that make up Ft. Steilacoom Park, the largest park in Lakewood. Adjacent to the lake is the Fort Steilacoom Playground that features baseball, softball and soccer fields, state-of-the-art playground, off-leash dog park, two picnic shelters and year round restrooms.
It will only take you 6 minutes to get to the beach from this home! Sunnyside Beach in Steilacoom - an ocean front park with 1,400 ft. of shoreline plus a playground, volleyball court, trails, picnic facilities and a spectacular view of the sound. On a clear, sunny day, you can catch a glimpse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. This will become your favorite summer go-to spot!
After a trip to the beach, stop at Topside Bar and Grill, a casual American restaurant for burgers, seafood & steaks, plus a roof-top deck with stunning water views and sunsets. Check out their summer beer list during happy hour!
You can look forward to being just 5 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.
Schools near this home are in the Steilacoom Historical District and include - Saltars Point Elementary, Pioneer Middle School and Steilacoom High School.