Lodge-Inspired Custom Home with Detached Garage Living Space on 1 Acre in Tacoma’s Summit Neighborhood

Nestled in a secluded natural setting just off of Pioneer Way in Tacoma, this 1-acre property is in a convenient location that makes it easy to get around! Whether you need to hop on the freeway, commute to the Port of Tacoma or Downtown Tacoma, this home offers a central location all while providing access to the Puyallup School District. And that’s just the beginning—this 3,980-square-foot residence offers a long list of premium amenities as well! The main home includes 3 bedrooms and 3.25 baths, while a detached garage includes an extra bedroom and a 3/4th bath. Located at 3724 Pioneer Way E Tacoma WA 98443, this cabin-inspired masterpiece is listed for $615,000.

Surrounded by tall trees and tucked away in a scenic oasis, this 2007-built custom masterpiece feels miles away from it all! Secure and featuring a gated entry, this residence is a true delight to arrive home to. In the main living area, rich wood elements create a warm and inviting lodge-like atmosphere, and floor-to-ceiling windows fill the space with cheerful natural light while offering dreamy views.

The open-concept layout flows right into the dining area and adjacent kitchen, boasting a spacious floor plan and ample room for entertaining. Featuring a rich color palette and made all the more inviting with recessed lighting, the chef-ready kitchen is brimming with top-notch features, including stainless steel appliances, shimmering granite counters, tons of storage space, and even a wine rack. Vaulted ceilings just add to the exquisite atmosphere, and the large dining area is ready for laid-back weeknight meals or fancy dinner parties alike!

This home’s sprawling main level also includes a master suite, a cozy retreat with the same rich wood elements throughout, plus a completely vacation-worthy ensuite bath. This spa-ready getaway not only includes the fabulous amenities you’d expect to find in a luxurious ensuite bath (double sinks, a corner jetted soaking tub, and a separate shower are all in the mix), but there’s also an indulgent sauna to take advantage of as well!

Versatile space in the main house is aplenty, and in addition to the 3 bedrooms and 3.25 baths, you’ll find a fully finished basement with an in-home office space. These flexible areas are just waiting to be transformed—dreaming of having your own indoor hangout and entertainment/recreation area? Do you envision having a fitness center, or a hobby space big enough for all of your creative ideas to become a reality? There’s truly room for it all. In the detached garage, there’s even a separate guest suite that includes this home’s 4th bedroom and a ¾ bath, perfect for the in-laws or visiting guests!

The same opportunities for transformation that await indoors are just waiting to be discovered outdoors! Find 1 acre of land to cultivate, whether you’d like to grow your very own fruits and veggies (there are already raised garden beds in the backyard!), host summertime barbecues out on the deck, or have plenty of room for little ones to play. There’s space and potential for it all here, all in a private and peaceful setting!

Living in Tacoma’s Summit Neighborhood

At 3724 Pioneer Way E Tacoma WA 98443, you’re nestled in the Summit neighborhood and in the Puyallup School District. Need to commute for work? The Port of Tacoma is just about a 10-minute drive away, while Interstate-5 is merely 5 minutes from home, making it as easy as possible to get around the region. Want to enjoy city amenities like restaurants, shopping, and entertainment? Both Downtown Puyallup and Downtown Tacoma are just 10 minutes from home, ensuring a wide variety of choice is at your fingertips!

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact  REALTOR® Mark Van Antwerp online here or give him a call/text at (253) 370-1068.

Posted on December 28, 2017 at 4:03 pm
Mark Van Antwerp | Posted in Tacoma Real Estate |

Updated 4-Bedroom, 3-Bath Home with Spacious Yard & Freeway Access in Puyallup

Built in 1941, this 2,400 sq. ft. residence has a classic feel with the convenience of plenty of modern renovations, including new carpet and paint. You’ll have plenty of room to stretch your legs in the spacious yard surrounding this vintage 4-bedroom, 3-bath Puyallup home. The fully-fenced yard features RV parking, gardening space, and ample covered storage. Located at 7605 126th St E in Puyallup WA 98373, just minutes from Highway 512, this home is listed at $368,000 and is in turnkey condition!

A classically designed, covered front porch warmly welcomes visitors into the spacious, open-concept main floor. The home’s comfortable living space features a charming, vintage-inspired stove, and connects seamlessly to the kitchen as well as the adjacent dining area. A few steps down the hallway, bay windows and sliding glass doors bring ample natural light and beautiful views into the first-floor master bedroom. The attached bathroom features double sinks for added convenience. Versatile finishes ensure you’ll be able to personalize the space to create your own home-sweet-home.

Adjacent to the living room, a built-in buffet with bar-style seating directs visitors into the open-concept kitchen. Here you’ll find wooden cabinetry and updated countertops creating a timeless, classic feel. Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite at the bar or sitting down to a full meal in the first-floor dining area, you’ll find plenty of space to get comfortable here. Enjoy a laid-back morning with a cup of coffee in hand, or sip a glass of wine with a friend – this cozy scene is the ideal setting. Beyond the kitchen, the main floor’s rear entrance offers easy access to the large yard and features plenty of closet space to house outerwear or outdoor equipment.

Upstairs, 3 more bedrooms await, ready to comfortably house guests and loved ones, or to be transformed into your own personal creative space. The options are endless! Vaulted ceilings give character to the spacious rooms which feature plenty of closet storage and built-in ceiling fans for added comfort throughout the summer months.

While the indoors offer comfort, the outdoors are where the excitement lies. This sizeable yard is fully fenced – the perfect roaming space for your furry friends. An attached backyard deck is the ideal spot for a lazy Sunday breakfast or a lively evening dinner party. Transform it with some cute outdoor furniture, a few flower baskets and a barbecue, and you’ll be ready to host weekend get-togethers all summer long. On the property’s west side, you’ll find a covered RV parking area just waiting to be filled, as well as a sturdy garden shed for extra storage. Speaking of gardening, the slate is blank here! Take advantage of the untapped potential – let your imagination run wild and put your green thumb to work.

Living in Puyallup

7605 126th St E in Puyallup WA 98373 offers the tranquility of a large yard and multiple open surrounding lots, as well as the convenience and ease of quick highway access. You’ve got the best of both worlds here. Both Safeway and Albertson’s are less than 3 miles from the front door. An 8-minute drive takes you to Highway 512, and a further 5 minutes west brings you to Costco, the South Hill Mall, and Walmart Supercenter. Fifteen minutes east on 512, and you’ll find Pacific Lutheran University and Interstate-5, which offers easy access to Lakewood’s long list of charming shops, restaurants, and services.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Mark Van Antwerp online here or give him a call/text at (253) 370-1068.

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 2:24 pm
Mark Van Antwerp | Posted in Puyallup Real Estate |

Spacious, Move-in Ready 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath Condo with Oversized 1-Car Garage in Convenient Kent Location

Tucked away in a super convenient location that’s close to Interstate-5, the SeaTac Airport, and Downtown Seattle, this turn-key condo offers easy living! Featuring a 1,153-square-foot layout that includes 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, elegant living spaces, plus an oversized 1-car garage with ample room for extra storage, this condo offers comfort and convenience at every turn. With a view of a scenic greenbelt and territorial views to the east, this Kent residence also offers a secluded feel all while being wonderfully close to city amenities! Located at 4021 S 222nd Place 204 Kent WA 98032, this home is listed for $265,000.

When you arrive home, an entryway with plenty of space for storing shoes and hanging up coats welcomes you inside! Journey upstairs to discover this residence’s open-concept living space and dining nook, an inviting haven that shows off new carpet, high ceilings, a stately fireplace, and large windows with custom blinds that fill the space with cheerful natural light. Featuring a simple, neutral color palette, this versatile area is ready for you to move right in and transform it with your own unique style. Whether you envision a laid-back hangout filled with cozy touches or a more stylish, modern atmosphere, this flexible space is ready for it all!

In the kitchen, you’ll find a smart layout that provides ample storage and meal prep space. If you dream of having enough space to whip up elaborate gourmet meals or dozens and dozens of holiday cookies all at once, you’ll find plenty of room for it here! Crisp white cabinetry and matching appliances rest against deep red walls for a striking contrast, leaving you the opportunity to customize this dynamic area with your own decor.

This home’s 2 bedrooms offer the same versatility as the rest of the home, and if you have an extra bedroom, you’ll find a long list of possibilities! A guest room, fitness center, office, hobby space, or play area are all potential options.

A spacious balcony provides you with the opportunity to take in the fresh air and spend time outside, all without having to leave the comfort of home. Overlooking a lovely greenbelt, this outdoor oasis is perfect for al fresco dining or hosting a weekend barbecue. Add in some comfy patio furniture, a couple of flower baskets, and a string of firefly lights, and you won’t want to leave this lovely perch as long as the sun is out!

Living in Kent

At 4021 S 222nd Place 204 Kent WA 98032, enjoy being in a super convenient location. Here, you’re just 4 minutes from Interstate-5 and 5 minutes from Highway 99, making it easy to get around the area. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is just 12 minutes away, a dream for those who have to fly often! The Angle Lake Light Rail Station is also less than 3 miles from home, making it a breeze to hop on the train and take it into Downtown Seattle. You’ll also find several conveniences close to home as well, from shops and services to parks and eateries!

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact  REALTOR® Mark Van Antwerp online here or give him a call/text at (253) 370-1068.

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 2:17 pm
Mark Van Antwerp | Posted in Kent Real Estate |

Pristine & Updated Tri-Level Home with Territorial Views of the Valley on 0.33 Acres in Orting

For those who dream of having tons of space to spread out in both inside and out, this 5,208-square-foot home has it all! Featuring 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, impeccable entertaining spaces, a completely finished basement that’s set up to become a theater/media room, and much more, this move-in ready paradise is just waiting for your personal touch. Lovingly maintained over the years, this home comes with a gas backup generator and has been upgraded with new carpet and new paint throughout. Located at 15110 197th St E Orting WA 98360 in a gated community and showcasing gorgeous territorial views of the valley, this incredible opportunity is listed for $450,000.

Nestled on 0.33 acres, this home’s expansive property offers plenty of room for outdoor entertaining, gardening, play, and more. At the front of the home, find an oversized driveway and lush landscaping, and in the backyard, discover a carefully tended yard that’s brimming with potential! A covered deck and a huge patio show off ample space for enjoying the picturesque scene, whether you’re hosting a lively barbecue or just sunbathing in peace and quiet. A gravel area with a firepit at the center shows off the ideal spot for campfires—enjoy cooking up hot dogs or roasting marshmallows as the sun goes down! The possibility doesn’t stop there—the expansive lawn features ample space for a play toy, garden beds, and anything else you can dream up! 

This residence’s palatial 5,208-square-foot layout is truly a wonder to behold. For those who love to decorate, this home presents a treat—filled with contemporary finishes, versatile style, and a neutral color palette, this home is completely ready for you to move right in and begin transforming it with your own unique vision and decor. Natural light pours into one of the large living rooms through shimmering windows and eye-catching skylights, and another living area features a richly accented fireplace. A formal dining room offers a sophisticated space for hosting dinner parties and special occasions, and crisp wainscoting and exquisite recessed ceiling details just add to the grand atmosphere.

In the kitchen and adjacent dining nook, find a welcoming scene that’s brimming with function and fashion. A skylight, recessed lighting, and huge windows contribute to the cheerful setting, while sleek appliances and ample cabinetry offer tons of storage. The option for bar-style counter seating is available, and the spacious dining nook is perfect for a laid-back meal!

Included in this home’s generous 5 bedrooms is the luxurious master suite. Showing off plush carpets, a stately fireplace, vaulted ceilings, incredible territorial valley views and more, this indulgent retreat offers privacy and a special place where you can truly unwind. And of course, the 5-piece ensuite bath is not to miss—this spa-inspired haven is just the cherry on top! Whether you’re getting ready in the morning or indulging in a rejuvenating bubble bath at the end of the day, this secluded retreat is all yours to take advantage of!

Even more dynamic space awaits in the completely finished basement. This incredible hangout is all set up to use as a theater/media room, so you can host screenings of your favorite films anytime you want. Have extra space? Consider turning it into a fitness center, office, hobby room, play area…. The possibilities go on!

Living in Orting

At 15110 197th St E Orting WA 98360, you’re situated to take advantage of Orting’s treasured small-town atmosphere! Enjoy living just minutes from Spooner Farms, making it easy to take advantage of farm-fresh produce and seasonal events. Downtown Orting is just a 5-minute drive away, making it easy to head to Anytime Fitness, pick up kids from school, go to the library, grocery shop at Safeway, grab a bite to eat from one of the many eateries, and more.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Mark Van Antwerp online here or give him a call/text at (253) 370-1068.

Posted on July 28, 2017 at 4:13 pm
Mark Van Antwerp | Posted in Orting Real Estate |

Luxury Custom 4-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home on Park-Like 0.32 Acres in Fife

Elegant style rests alongside premium craftsmanship in this custom-built beauty! Boasting an expansive 2,826-square-foot layout that’s brimming with magazine-worthy finishes and resort-inspired living, this 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath home is fabulously move-in ready. Nestled on a generous 0.32-acre property that features a fully landscaped yard with a sprinkler system and a covered patio with an outdoor fireplace, this residence is a haven of entertaining and relaxation! Located at 514 64th Av Ct E Fife, WA 98424 in a super convenient area that offers easy freeway access, this gem is listed for $564,900.

As you pull in the oversized driveway, this 2017-built home’s pristine exterior welcomes you and offers an impressive preview of the beauty that awaits inside. Step in through the front door to discover rich flooring, a contemporary color palette, and an attention to detail that’s sure to delight homebuyers’ modern tastes! At the front of the home, a gorgeous formal dining room awaits sophisticated affairs. Complete with exquisite wainscoting and large windows accented by crisp white trim, the dining room is ready for celebrating special occasions and holidays!

A butler’s pantry leads to the kitchen, each space a haven of efficiency. The custom kitchen is an absolute delight to spend time in, whether you’re whipping up a homemade feast or just preparing school lunches. Shimmering granite counter tops rest alongside attractive cabinetry and under-cabinet lighting, and an eye-catching backsplash shows off a touch of modern flair.

The open-concept layout effortlessly flows right into the dining nook, a built-in desk area (perfect for keeping the home running smoothly!), and the inviting living room. Floor-to-ceiling stone-accents surround the cozy fireplace, and a mantel shows off the perfect spot to display a treasured piece of art. Built-in cabinets offer the ideal space to display a television and other keepsakes, all while offering an elegant storage option. Huge windows fill the space with cheerful natural light as well, all while providing a tranquil view of the greenery outside! 

In the backyard, an outdoor oasis of fun, play, and relaxation awaits! A covered patio includes a fabulous outdoor fireplace, featuring the ideal spot for hosting barbecues and backyard hangouts rain or shine! A sprinkler system ensures easy maintenance, while the sprawling 0.32 acres of space ensures there’s room for your unique vision of outdoor bliss to become a reality! Imagine raised garden beds overflowing with fresh fruits and flowers, a play area complete with a sandbox, and plenty of room to throw around a football!

Journey upstairs to find a welcoming atmosphere with plush carpets, a stylish neutral color palette, and this home’s generous 4 bedrooms. Each private space is ready for loved ones to move right it and begin decorating with their own personal style, while the master suite is especially noteworthy! This large retreat shows off vaulted ceilings, lovely recessed lighting, and an ensuite bath that’s ready for spa-inspired hours of enjoyment. Attractive finishes, detailed tile work, and under-cabinet lighting set a luxurious scene, and a dreamy soaking tub promises indulgent bubble baths to rejuvenate in! 

Living in Fife

Tucked away on a dead-end street in a residential setting, at 514 64th Av Ct E Fife, WA 98424, enjoy a calm atmosphere all while being close to city amenities! From here, you’re just a short 6-minute drive to connect to Interstate-5, making it easy to head north toward Seattle or south toward Tacoma and beyond. For those who work in the Port of Tacoma or in Downtown Tacoma, this location is especially ideal—enjoy a short commute to this convenient Fife location!

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Mark Van Antwerp online here or give him a call/text at (253) 370-1068.

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 4:12 pm
Mark Van Antwerp | Posted in Fife Real Estate |

Custom Luxury 4-Bedroom, 2.75-Bath Home Built in 2017 on Oversized Lot in Fife Heights Area of Tacoma

Discover gorgeous contemporary design alongside premium amenities in this 2017-built beauty! Featuring a palatial 3,134-square-foot layout that showcases 4 bedrooms, 2.75 baths, a 1,071-square-foot garage with tandem covered parking, and so much more, this magazine-worthy residence is wonderfully move-in ready! Located at 516 64th Av Ct E Tacoma, WA 98484 in a central location in Fife Heights, this incredible opportunity is listed for $584,950.

Tucked away on a 0.31-acre lot, this dynamic home offers a truly fabulous lifestyle. Arrive home to pristine landscaping and an exterior that shows off eye-catching Craftsman-inspired details and stone-accented columns. Just in through the front door, an impressive entryway welcomes you inside to discover an expansive great room that boasts ultimate comfort alongside dreamy amenities. Drenched in natural sunlight and featuring rich flooring and high ceilings throughout, the great room promises to become the hub of daily life!

The living room features an exquisite fireplace and beautiful built-in cabinets, and effortlessly flows into the kitchen and dining area. In the kitchen, discover custom features—granite counters, under cabinet lighting, and a huge center island with bar-style seating set the elegant scene. The space for entertaining continues right out onto the covered patio, an outdoor oasis that even features a fireplace.

For even more space to transform with your personal style, the main floor features a room that’s ready to be used as an office or library. Journey upstairs to find a huge, versatile den that promises so much potential—imagine transforming this space into an entertainment center, recreation or play room, a fitness center, hobby room—the possibilities are endless!

3 additional bedrooms offer versatility, and the master suite is absolutely brimming with luxury amenities. Double doors open to reveal vaulted ceilings, plush carpets, and a calm color palette accented with crisp white trim. The ensuite bath offers an indulgent, spa-ready haven, complete with a soaking tub that’s perfect for rejuvenating bubble baths. A walk-in closet is the cherry on top—boasting a large layout, this dreamy closet has plenty of space for staying organized in!

Living in the Fife Heights Area of Tacoma

Located just east of the Port of Tacoma, at 516 64th Av Ct E Tacoma, WA 98484 you’re close to a long list of excellent city amenities. Commuters will love this central location—you’re just a 7-minute drive from Interstate-5 and Highway 99, making it easy to head west toward Tacoma or north toward SeaTac and Seattle. Parks, restaurants, shopping, schools, Wild Waves Theme & Water Park, and more are all within reach in this central hub!

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Mark Van Antwerp online here or give him a call/text at (253) 370-1068.

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Mark Van Antwerp | Posted in Tacoma Real Estate |

Rare 3-Bedroom, 2.75-Bath Home with 2 Separate Living Quarters & Gorgeous Yard in Convenient Puyallup Location

If your ideal home features 2 separate living quarters, then this rare home is a must-see! Ideal for a MIL/ADU set up, this dynamic 2,554-square-foot home includes 2 kitchens, and its 3 bedrooms includes a master suite on the main floor. Additionally, this bright and spacious floor plan also features 2 dens, beautiful spaces ideal for entertaining, and plenty of storage. Discover a new roof, a fully fenced yard, and RV parking, ensuring this haven is wonderfully move-in ready! Located at 5412 77th St E Puyallup, WA 98371 with easy access to the Port of Tacoma and all freeways, this home is listed for $409,950.

Showcasing a cheerful blue exterior with crisp white trim and a carefully manicured yard, this dreamy home-sweet-home offers comfort and convenience at every turn! As soon as you step in through the front door, stunning vaulted ceilings and huge windows create a bright and inviting atmosphere, and the front living room is a joy to spend time in. A timeless fireplace adds an eye-catching, cozy touch, and plush carpets rest alongside hardwood floors.

The welcoming, open-concept layout extends into the kitchen and dining area. In the kitchen, discover fresh white cabinets and pristine appliances, and in the dining nook, matching built-in cabinets offer efficiency and elegance. Gorgeous windowed cabinets offer an attractive spot to show off dinnerware and treasures, while a wine rack, counter space, and even more cabinetry provide additional storage.

Enjoy one-level living with this home’s exquisite master suite. Showing off vaulted ceilings, large windows, a walk-in closet, and a spa-inspired bath with magazine-worthy finishes, this private retreat provides excellent amenities in a private setting.

This home’s 2nd living quarters offers even more privacy and the perfect opportunity for a live-in relative or guest suite. A separate kitchen features a retro vibe, with fun checkered flooring and fabulous red-accented counters! Featuring plenty of living space to infuse with your own personal style, this rare separate living quarters offers this home’s new owners so much potential.

Nestled on a spacious 0.33 acres, this home’s outdoor amenities are just as impressive as its indoor offerings. A 2nd story deck and an expansive main level deck show off a host’s dream, with plenty of room for patio furniture and a barbecue. Get ready for lively weekend get-togethers—there’s room for a crowd! Imagine roasting up hot dogs and marshmallows around the backyard fire pit. Plenty of space ensures there’s also room for a garden and raised beds, whether you dream of a garden filled with vibrant flowers or would like to grow your own fruits and vegetables. A charming shed that matches the house offers plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys as well.

Living in Puyallup

Cherished for its community atmosphere and city conveniences, Puyallup is brimming with top-notch amenities. At 5412 77th St E Puyallup, WA 98371, enjoy easy access to Highway 512 and River Road, offering great access to Tacoma (especially the Port of Tacoma) and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Plus, you’re only an 8-minute drive to Puyallup’s Sounder Train, making it easy to commute up to Seattle!

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Mark Van Antwerp online here or give him a call/text at (253) 370-1068.

Posted on May 2, 2017 at 12:52 pm
Mark Van Antwerp | Posted in Puyallup Real Estate |