Built in 1900 and shining like new, this one-of-a-kind South Tacoma gem presents a rare opportunity! This 1,606-square-foot beauty has been thoughtfully updated over the years, and modern amenities rest alongside vintage details like original 120-year-old fir floors and 10-foot ceilings in the main living area. Nestled on a large, quiet corner lot and merely minutes to parks, shopping, transit and more, this treasure also provides a fully fenced outdoor space and detached garage. Located at 5202 S L St Tacoma WA 98408, this 3-bedroom, 2.75-bath residence is listed for $354,900.
Showcasing a thoroughly charming exterior made all the more attractive with picturesque landscaping, this gem is a joy to arrive home to time and time again. As soon as you step inside, the light-filled main living area invites you in to discover a beautiful scene where original fir floors gleam, abundant natural light pours in through large windows, and a grand stone-accented fireplace adds an element of coziness to the welcoming haven.
The layout guides you toward the back of the home where even more sunlit space awaits. Here, the well-appointed kitchen awaits, and new owners are sure to appreciate being able to enjoy historic charm while having easy access to modern amenities! Rich cabinetry offers generous storage options for kitchen essentials, while shimmering counters offer ample meal prep space. A dining nook is easily within reach, and you can enjoy sunny weekend brunches or relaxing afternoons curled up with a good book at the picture-perfect window bench! (Plus, don’t miss the adjacent bath/laundry that makes it easy to multitask—let dinner simmer while you change laundry batches!)
Find comfort and versatility in this home’s 3 bedrooms, and the large main level master suite is especially sumptuous. Not only do you have a spacious layout with plush carpets and a tasteful, calm color palette, but this haven also includes a walk-in closet with handsome built-ins and a dreamy ensuite bath complete with heated floors and a jetted tub! Upstairs you’ll find 2 additional bedrooms, plus a bonus area that can be transformed into an office, entertainment/rec room, hobby space, fitness center, etc.
This property’s outdoor offerings provide incredible opportunity, and you can easily keep things as is or put your imagination to work. In addition to a detached garage that offers tons of storage and a fenced yard that’s perfect for pets to play in, there’s also room to add in a patio, a deck, garden beds to cultivate, and more!
Living in South Tacoma
At 5202 S L St Tacoma WA 98408, you’re in a wonderfully convenient location and schools, grocery stores, restaurants, transit options, parks, and more are merely minutes away. Safeway is a short 2-minute drive from home, and even more options like WinCo Foods all that surrounds the Tacoma Mall are no more than a 6-minute drive away. Those who commute are sure to appreciate being just a 3-minute drive to Interstate-5, and you’re no more than a 9-minute drive from the Tacoma Dome Station, making it easy to hop onto the train to Seattle! You’re also close to outdoor opportunities, and the expansive Wapato Park is only 3 minutes from home. Here you’ll find a trail that winds its way around Wapato Lake, a dog park, a playground, and much more.