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 |