Tacoma Real Estate March 19, 2021

Updated 3-Bedroom Vintage Craftsman with Picturesque Backyard in Tacoma’s Convenient South End 

Showcasing thoughtful updates at every turn, this classic 1,152-square-foot Craftsman has been renovated to meet modern standards, yet offers a captivating vintage aesthetic throughout! Built in 1925, this timeless Tacoma treasure is move-in ready, and in addition to 3 bedrooms and 1 bath, you’ll find inviting living spaces ready to be filled with memories. There’s even a detached garage, and a picture-perfect backyard getaway! Located at 239 S 53rd St Tacoma, WA 98408 and just minutes to freeways, transit, schools, shopping and more, this South End gem is listed for $350,000. 

A charming pathway leads right up to this home’s eye-catching porch, and the front door swings open to reveal a home brimming with smart upgrades. The list of updates this historic beauty has seen is truly a long one—discover new plumbing, wiring, HVAC, water heater, and much more. In the living room, original hardwood floors have been refinished, and a warm color palette with crisp white trim creates a truly inviting atmosphere. Move right in and begin to decorate to your heart’s content—everything else has been taken care of! 

The bright and cheerful kitchen is easily within reach from here, and this beautifully curated space is brimming with updates. All new cabinetry features full-depth pull-out drawers and a custom spice rack, and you can enjoy the perks of modern amenities and design that embraces this home’s 1920s origins. A sweet dining nook awaits you each morning—enjoy a hot cup of coffee and start your day off right! Laundry amenities are right around the corner, and custom cabinetry offers the perfect spot for keeping household essentials organized. 

The rest of this home’s layout features 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. Each bedroom offers something a little different—built-in closets and ceiling fans are in the mix, and upstairs you’ll find an extra large room. In the flexible upstairs space, the sellers had the beautiful handrail installed so you can use the square footage even better. You can easily transform this retreat into a home office, a guest suite, a fitness center, a play area, and more. 

This home’s bathroom is also of note—the sellers spruced up this beauty, infusing it with both fashion and function. A GFCI outlet was installed as well as a vent fan, and you’ll also find new vinyl flooring and tile tub surround that sparkles with fresh style. 

This summer is absolutely blooming with new possibilities thanks to this property’s redesigned backyard oasis. Kick back on the patio and bask in the serene setting, or invite all of your friends over for a weekend barbecue! Neat landscaping features beautiful flowers and even a veggie garden, and a drip system offers low-maintenance gardening and ensures you have more time to spend on the things you really love. There’s also a detached garage with alley access, and this property’s sellers installed a new garage door with a door opener for ease of use. Your very own secluded getaway awaits! 

Living in Tacoma’s South End

At 239 S 53rd St Tacoma, WA 98408, you are in a prime location completely surrounded by convenience. Stewart Middle School is just a couple blocks away, and here you can take advantage of the track, basketball court, and admire the Steward Middle School Community Garden. When you need to pick up groceries, Safeway is only 0.3 miles from home, and a large variety of other grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, etc. are no more than a 5-minute drive away! 

One of this home’s major perks is its centralized location for commuters. You’re only 5 minutes to Interstate 5 and Interstate-705 (the latter of which gives you quick access to Downtown Tacoma and the Ruston Way waterfront), and Pacific Ave is only 0.1 miles away. Here you can hop on the #1 bus line that’ll take you straight into Downtown Tacoma or just a few blocks from the Tacoma Station where you can catch the Sounder Train or a bus to Seattle. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Trish Stone online here or give her a call/text at (253) 677-1574.