In this home, on a clear, sunny day, you’ll have picturesque views of Mt. Rainier from your living room and front yard. It’s quite a sight! The backyard is fenced and private, with a covered patio
There’s no shortage of getting out and about around here - you’re just minutes to 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. You’ll want to mark your calendars for August 3rd, and then pack your blankets and lawn chairs and head to Kandle Park for a free outdoor movie! This year they’re showing Peter Rabbit for this year’s Kandle Sunset Cinema.
Nine minutes away is Point Defiance Park and Zoo. Also home to 5-mile drive running and walking trails and Owen Beach where you can rent kayaks in the summer. Metro Parks is hosting their annual Family Camp Out July 13th at Owen Beach, where you don’t have to go far to camp out under the stars - play games and have snacks, plus a sunrise breakfast the next day! 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.
The seller of this home mentioned that they enjoy walking all over North Tacoma; you may want to grab your reusable bag and scoot over 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, locally owned shops for clothing and play, as well as The UPS Store, USPS and The Blue Mouse Theatre, plus newly opened Waffle Stop and Olympia Coffee Roasters.
The Westgate North Shopping Center is just across the street 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.
Another great option for fresh produce is Tacoma Boys, which is just a few minutes South. Pick up the some of the best meats and produce for grilling season and maybe something from their plentiful beer and wine selection!
For commuters, you’ll have easy access to the freeways as the on ramp to WA-16 is 1/2 mile away.