Updated & Move-in Ready 3-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home Close to JBLM in Tacoma’s Parkland Neighborhood

Impeccably maintained and brimming with thoughtful updates, this 1,571-square-foot home is totally move-in ready! Built in 2005, this residence shows off upgrades that include things like laminate hardwood floors on the main level, new carpets upstairs, new vinyl in the baths and laundry room, new interior paint throughout, new interior doors, new granite kitchen counters, new stainless steel appliances, and more. Located at 1720 113th St S Tacoma, WA 98444 close to JBLM, highways, schools, shopping and more, this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath gem is listed for $294,900.

If you’re searching for a home where you can easily move in, unpack, and begin decorating right away, this Parkland beauty is calling your name! The classic Craftsman-inspired exterior is a joy to arrive home to time and time again, and the front door opens up to reveal a welcoming interior that shines like it’s brand new. In the living room, a fireplace place with eye-catching built-ins anchors the space, and makes it easy to turn on the coziness factor in an instant! Abundant natural light pours in through large windows, and the tasteful neutral color palette is easy to infuse with your own unique style.

The open-concept layout flows right into the potential dining nook and the kitchen, and the kitchen is definitely one of this home’s highlights. In addition to the spacious layout, this hub of convenience has recently been given a makeover and features new stainless steel appliances and new granite slab counters. Find ample storage potential in the generous cabinetry, and large counters mean you have tons of space to spread out on, whether you need room for countertop appliances or you’re meal prepping for the week!

When it’s time to unwind, this home’s 3 bedrooms offer privacy, flexibility, and comfort. The master suite boasts a dreamy walk-in closet with convenient built-in organization options so you can begin hanging up your clothes on the day you get your keys! Additionally, the other 2 bedrooms share a handy Jack & Jill bathroom.

As soon as the weather warms up and you begin to spend more time outside, this property’s fenced backyard presents a wonderful opportunity. You could easily choose to keep things simple and low-maintenance, or you could transform this haven into an outdoor oasis ideal for entertaining! You could add in a patio, extend the deck, build raised garden beds and put your green thumb to work, design landscaped gardens… the list of possibilities is a long one!

Living in Tacoma’s Parkland Neighborhood

At 1720 113th St S Tacoma, WA 98444, you’re in a prime location that’s surrounded by convenience. Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Highway 512, and Interstate-5 are all just minutes from home, a definite perk for those who work at JBLM or need to commute. Pacific Avenue is only a 4-minute drive from home, and here you’ll find places like QFC and other shopping opportunities, too many eateries to name, services, bus lines, and more. There’s also a bus line just 0.3 miles from home as well.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Jim Swanson online here or give him a call/text at (253) 495-4655.

Posted on November 9, 2018 at 11:30 pm
Jim Swanson | Posted in Tacoma Real Estate |

Spacious & Move-in Ready 3-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home Next to Green Belt & Close to JBLM in Dupont

A delightful blend of comfort and convenience await with this turn-key treasure! Offering 2,570-square-feet of dynamic space for you to make your own, this home includes 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, fabulous entertaining spaces, a gourmet kitchen, a bonus room, and much more. This home’s current owners have cherished the past 4 years they’ve lived here, and they’ve especially loved their close proximity to parks, the local elementary school, and JBLM! Located at 1436 Richmond Ct Dupont WA 98327, this Zetterberg-built home is listed for $409,900.

This home’s current owners originally chose to buy this property because they “wanted to be close to base and in a quiet, kid-friendly neighborhood.” They’ve loved having a home that backs up to open, natural space, and it’s not uncommon to have deer wander the neighborhood! In the backyard, you’ll find a low-maintenance space with room for play, relaxation, and entertainment, whether you’re watching over little ones as they explore or hosting a barbecue on the private back patio. Enjoy all of this with a scenic view of lush natural foliage that stretches on into the distance!

A joy to spend time in, this home’s stylish interior does not disappoint. During the current owners’ time in the home, they updated the flooring in the entryway, and they even made improvements to the family room and kitchen. From the moment you arrive home and the classic country porch greets you, this haven’s lovingly maintained spaces show off an inviting atmosphere. An impressive 2-story entryway welcomes you in, and at one end of the home, you’ll find a pristine space for entertaining. Natural sunlight pours in through large windows to highlight exquisite wainscoting and crown molding details in the formal living room and formal dining room, offering a thoroughly sophisticated setting perfect for holiday gatherings and celebrating special occasions.

At the back of the home in the great room, the layout seamlessly flows from the welcoming kitchen, dining nook, and living area. New laminate flooring and even more stylish wainscoting and crown molding details can be found, and in the living area, discover a fireplace that even features a custom mantle. A vibrant accent wall frames this dreamy scene, and whether you choose to create a laidback sanctuary for relaxation or something more chic and trendy, ample possibility awaits!

The adjacent kitchen is replete with efficient design and eye-catching style, from its ample storage options and built-in desk to its stainless steel appliances and center island. Find casual bar-style seating at the island, while a sunny dining nook is ready for weekend brunch and tranquil morning coffee!

This home’s 3 bedrooms includes the large master suite, a dreamy retreat with a deck and a spa-inspired 5-piece master bath. Each of this home’s baths boast heated tile floors for a wonderfully luxurious experience as well. If you need more space, you can also take advantage of the bonus/media room and the den/potential bedroom.

Living in Dupont

At 1436 Richmond Ct Dupont WA 98327, you’re in a prime location that’s just minutes to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, shopping, restaurants, highways, outdoor opportunities, and so much more. Interstate-5 is only a 3-minute drive away, and JBLM is just a few minutes beyond. You’re also just 1 mile from Eagles Pride Golf Course, several eateries (like Farrelli’s Pizza, Bruceski’s Buffalo Wings and Pizza, McNamara’s Pub and Eatery, Starbucks, and so much more!), shops (like the DuPont General Store), Ross Plaza Park, and more. You’re also close to The Home Course, the Nisqually National Wildlife Reserve, and all of the lakes of Lakewood, making it easy to stay active and spend time outdoors!

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Jim Swanson online here or give him a call/text at (253) 495-4655.

Posted on May 10, 2018 at 10:40 pm
Jim Swanson | Posted in Dupont Real Estate |

Bright & Beautifully Upgraded 4-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home in Excellent University Place Location

Brimming with impeccably maintained and thoughtfully upgraded space both inside and out, this University Place gem is wonderfully move-in ready! Featuring a dynamic 2,160-square-foot layout that includes 4 bedrooms (including a main level master suite), 2.5 baths, inviting living spaces, a metal roof, solid core doors throughout and more, this incredible residence offers easy living at every turn. Plus, several upgrades in the past few years have included a new kitchen, new hardwoods downstairs, a new water heater, and new bathrooms. Located at 5415 65th Ave W University Place WA 98467 and just minutes from Chambers Bay, schools, shopping, and close to JBLM, this home is listed for $379,900.

Nestled in a quiet neighborhood in the Stonewood subdivision, this home’s current owners have cherished the peaceful setting over the years. Old growth spruce trees contribute to the community’s serene beauty, and as the street has no outlet, there’s not the normal street traffic you might expect. This has also made the area an ideal environment for kids who are out riding their bikes and playing, and the current owners love their caring neighbors! 


When you pull in this home’s extra-long driveway, park-inspired landscaping provides a picturesque first impression. A carefully curated garden offers a preview of what you can expect with the rest of this lovingly tended to property, and in the backyard you’ll find even more gorgeous garden space and expansive entertaining areas. A large deck with new composite deck boards offers a scenic perch ideal for hosting barbecues and summertime soirées, and even more space awaits on the patio. An 8-zone sprinkler system adds convenience to landscaping maintenance, and there’s even room on the property for RV parking.

Head inside to find even more top-notch amenities to take advantage of. In the main living room, an eye-catching fireplace, rich hardwoods, and ample natural light contribute to the bright and inviting atmosphere. This versatile space is just waiting to be transformed with your personal touch!

Toward the back of the home, find open-concept living that effortlessly flows from one space to another. Cheerful sunlight cascades in through a skylight and a wall replete with windows, shining the spotlight on this home’s fabulous new kitchen. Handsome cabinetry rests alongside shimmering quartzite counters and sleek appliances, and the efficient design promises the best in function without sacrificing fashion. Bar-style counter seating and an adjacent dining area ensure you have plenty of space to entertain, whether you’re hosting a crowd for a holiday get-together and need a full-sized dining table, or you’re just having a couple of friends over for a glass of wine!

This home’s layout also features 2 bedrooms on the main level (including the master suite), and 2 more bedrooms on the other level. In addition to privacy and comfort, each bedroom offers something different to enjoy, from built-in closet space to a spectacular sunroom-inspired sitting area. Additionally, this home’s baths have been remodeled to offer premium amenities adorned with contemporary, spa-inspired finishes!

Living in University Place

At 5415 65th Ave W University Place WA 98467, you’re surrounded by convenience while still being able to enjoy lush greenery in a residential setting. The stunning Chambers Bay is just 5 minutes away, and schools, shopping, restaurants, and more are close by as well. Joint Base Lewis-McChord is just about a 20-minute drive away, while connecting to Interstate-5 is a short 10-minute drive from home. If you need to make a quick run to the store, Fred Meyer is only 2 minutes away!

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Jim Swanson online here or give him a call/text at (253) 495-4655.

Posted on March 8, 2018 at 3:37 am
Jim Swanson | Posted in University Place Real Estate |