A beautiful, spacious home located on the Nisqually Reach. The home is nestled in a forest, away from city noise.
Use of the 2-car garage is negotiable. In addition, there is parking on the driveway for 2+ cars.
The 2-story house has 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, newly remodeled kitchen, laundry room, spacious family room and a formal dining room. The kitchen has plenty of cabinet space, solid surface countertops, double-oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, and convection cooktop. The family room has a wood-burning fireplace insert with a variable speed fan. The laundry room has a washing machine, dryer, sink and cabinets.
The master bedroom and master bathroom are located on the second floor, along with a walk-in closet. The master bathroom has a barrier free shower, bathtub, and dual vanity sinks. There are ceramic tile floors and wood flooring throughout the house (no carpets), and ceiling fans on both floors.
The bathrooms on the 1st floor are conveniently located near the first floor bedrooms, making the bathrooms easy to share.
The house is located in a quiet, older neighborhood, on a 3/4-acre property, with landscaped yard, lots of shade trees, and large open spaces for kids to play. You have views of Puget Sound, and of Mount Rainer on a clear day. The view-side of the property is next to the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy the view from the spacious balcony off the master bedroom, and the landscaped yard from the large, covered porch.
There is central heating on the first floor, with wall heaters in the bedrooms for zone heating. There is a ductless heat pump on the second floor for heating and cooling (AC). The whole-house generator provides backup in case of a power outage. Installed solar panels are connected to the PSE (Puget Sound Energy) grid; any unused electricity produced by the solar panels is added as a credit to the PSE monthly bill. There are no city water bills and sewage bills. The home has a septic system. Water comes from a Well located on the property.
Estimated Distance to Military Installations: 11 miles/Fort Lewis, 17 miles/McCord Air Force Base. The house is also conveniently located near I-5, a major commuter route, and a Park & Ride serviced by buses traveling north to Tacoma and Seattle.
The house is close to schools, restaurants, grocery stores, big box stores, and the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and trails. The house is 2 miles from the 24-acre Meridian Neighborhood Park that has, baseball and soccer fields, other sports facilities and playgrounds.
A tour of the house is available by appointment.
We comply with the Service member’s Civil Relief Act.
No pets, because coyotes come in from the adjacent Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.
Available September 1, 2023. Long-term rent only (1-2 year lease). Unfurnished.