Featuring a sprawling 2,426-square-foot layout that’s absolutely brimming with possibility, this turn-key treasure is ready for all that life brings your way! In addition to light-filled living spaces and plenty of square footage to transform, you’ll find 5 bedrooms and 2.75 baths that offer plenty of potential as well. And one of this home’s other top perks is its outdoor offerings—a huge, fully fenced backyard is yours, and when you’d like to enjoy even more space, Oakbrook Park is just down the street. Located at 7314 97th Avenue SW Tacoma, WA 98498, you’ll notice that this home in the Oakbrook Community has a Tacoma address, but it’s also nestled right alongside Steilacoom, Lakewood, and University Place conveniences as well. This Oakbrook home is listed for $485,000.
This home-sweet-home was built in 1978, and as soon as you pull in the driveway, the very best design elements from the era are immediately ready to impress. Established landscaping lets this home shine even more, and each time you arrive home is a treat! A classic split-entry welcomes you inside, and in the main living area, a stunning wall of windows and soaring ceilings set the scene. This stylish space is yours to reimagine—embrace 1970s elements, and modernize details to suit the latest trends and your own personal taste. Cheerful sunlight lets the space feel even more bright and airy, and a fireplace rests at the center of it all, promising to keep things cozy on winter nights.
From here, the layout effortlessly flows into the dining room where you have more than enough space for hosting all of your loved ones. You’ve got the room for a full-sized dining set should you want it, and you can embrace a traditional aesthetic, or swap out the existing light fixture for something more contemporary and dazzling if you choose. When the weather’s warm enough, French doors extend your entertaining space even more—take meal time outside onto the newer deck.
The kitchen is just steps away from here, and this thoughtfully designed haven features a highly functional layout replete with an abundance of storage and counter space. A closet pantry provides even more storage for kitchen essentials, and a garden window over the kitchen sink offers the perfect home for your favorite house plants that need lots of light. The kitchen provides a generous amount of seating in addition to the formal dining room—there’s the potential for laid-back bar-style seating at the counter, and a dining area with deck access as well.
On the lower level, the family room is ready for casual hangouts, movie marathons, and game nights. A gorgeous brick-accented fireplace anchors the space, and you can run with the cozy vibes here, or completely re-envision the aesthetic. And not only does the family room feature flexible square footage, but the 5 bedrooms that this home includes also promise ample potential! A master suite complete with an ensuite bath and a walk-in closet is in the mix, and each of the additional bedrooms offers incredible versatility. If you’ve been dreaming of creating a home office (or 2!), a homework/study room, a play room, a fitness center, a hobby room, etc., you finally have the space that can grow and evolve with your ever-changing wants and needs!
Backyard bliss is within reach thanks to this property’s outdoor oasis. The private, newer deck provides fabulous outdoor living with a view, and you can even spruce up the lower covered patio for outdoor enjoyment rain or shine. The huge deck has more than enough room for a dining set, a couple of lounge chairs, and more, so you can live a vacation-inspired lifestyle all summer long. The fully fenced yard is beautifully landscaped and offers plenty of opportunity for gardening, and there’s room for add your personal touch into the mix as well—set up a play toy, design more landscaping, build raised garden beds… there’s room for it all.
Living in Tacoma
At 7314 97th Avenue SW Tacoma, WA 98498 in the Oakbrook Community, this home is surrounded by University Place, Steilacoom, Lakewood, and Tacoma conveniences. Oakbrook Park is just down the street, and you’ll find a huge variety of additional outdoor amenities close by. Oakbrook Golf Club and Fort Steilacoom Park are both just 3 minutes away, and Chambers Bay and all of the lakes of Lakewood are merely minutes away as well. When you need to run errands, you’ll find Safeway (among other local amenities) just 3 minutes from home, and you’re not far from Lakewood Towne Center and other conveniences along Bridgeport Way!