Uncategorized March 25, 2021

Historic & Immaculately Updated Masterpiece with Detached 2-Car Garage & Backyard Retreat in North Tacoma 

Built in 1891 and nestled in one of Tacoma’s gorgeous historic districts, this 2,896-square-foot home presents a truly rare opportunity! This timeless treasure showcases remodels and updates galore, so you can move right in and not have to worry about a thing. In addition to 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths, this expansive home is replete with inviting living spaces, modern amenities that promise daily ease, and even a hard-to-find detached 2-car garage with power. And just wait until you see the fenced backyard retreat—this North Tacoma beauty offers a getaway that has it all! Located at 216 N Yakima Ave Tacoma, WA 98403 and right alongside Tacoma’s popular Stadium District neighborhood, this home is listed for $895,000. 

As soon as you approach this extraordinary home, historic charm and eye-catching curb appeal make for a memorable first impression! When you step in through the front door, gleaming hardwoods guide the way, and custom details await at every turn—it’s immediately evident that this one-of-a-kind residence has been lovingly cared for and thoughtfully updated over the years. In the living room, entertain in style alongside exquisite built-ins, a stately fireplace, and intricate window designs.

The family room is characterized by elegant comfort, and this relaxing space is perfect for laidback gatherings with loved ones. The layout effortlessly flows into the formal dining area, a dream for those who love to host elaborate dinner parties and holiday celebrations! 

One of this home’s standout highlights is its dynamic kitchen. Spacious and updated, the kitchen’s style embraces this home’s late 1800s origins, yet promises contemporary amenities. High-end appliances rest alongside pristine cabinetry and shimmering counters, and details like open shelving and unique light fixtures add captivating design elements. Enjoy casual meals at the counter, or gather in the welcoming dining nook where a stunning brick-accented wall features a cozy gas fireplace. A huge laundry/storage area and an adjacent 0.75 updated bath are also within reach. 

This home’s generous layout features 3 bedrooms, including the expansive master bedroom that has more than enough space for a sitting area and desk should you desire it. Upstairs you’ll also find the brilliantly remodeled full bath—in addition to a huge layout, this reimagined space is an absolute joy to spend time in whether you’re getting ready in the morning or indulging in a luxurious bubble bath. Like the rest of this home, you’ll find that the bathroom design nods to this home’s vintage aesthetic, yet promises thoroughly modern amenities! 

Before we head outside, it’s important to note that in 2015 the owners made a new crawl space and added attic insulation. Also, there is a new tankless hot water heater and a new gas furnace, and A/C also helps to keep things comfy all year long! 

In the backyard a picture-perfect storybook is ready for relaxing and sunbathing, parties all summer long, and afternoons spent gardening in the sunshine. Overlook this idyllic setting from the deck (which has built-in bench seating), and let your imagination run free imagining all of the possibilities here! Additionally, this property features a true rarity with its detached 2-car garage with power, and there is even an adjacent 3-car parking pad. 

Living in North Tacoma Alongside the Stadium District 

At 216 N Yakima Ave Tacoma, WA 98403, you’re in a prime location and just blocks to some of Tacoma’s most popular amenities! Several wonderful restaurants are no more than 0.2 miles away, including favorites like Parkway Tavern, Indo Asian Street Eatery, Art House Cafe, Rhein Haus Tacoma, Harvester, Shake Shake Shake, and much more. You’re also only a couple blocks to Wright Park, and Downtown Tacoma conveniences are right at your fingertips as well. For those who might commute, this is also an ideal location—it’s less than one mile from Interstate-705, which quickly connects you to Interstate-5. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can contact REALTOR® Erin Dobrinski online here or give her a call/text at (253) 380-7702, or reach out to REALTOR® Tom Dobrinski online here or give him a call/text at (253) 380-6257.