North Slope Fixer Upper – SOLD

Nestled on a large 6,500-square-foot lot in North Slope of Tacoma, WA. 1,080-square-foot home is brimming with potential! Prime fixer upper located in this coveted Historic District. North Slope is located above (south) of Old Town Tacoma, to the east of University of Puget Sound and west of Hilltop. 

Welcome home! Nestled in a haven of mature greenery, this spacious property is an outdoor lover’s dream.

Relax on the porch on a breezy summer evening.

Cheerful natural light pours in through large windows here, adding to the inviting atmosphere and making it the perfect hangout.

The living room awaits your unique vision and is ready to be transformed.

The spacious kitchen layout is filled with potential—remodel this beauty into the kitchen of your dreams!

A separate laundry area offers a designated space for storing household essentials, and makes it as easy as possible to keep the home organized and running smoothly.

One of 3 bedroom. 9 foot ceilings throughout the main floor, each room flooded with natural light

A cool blue color palette makes for a relaxing setting.

Comfort and privacy await.

Embrace the vintage vibes or create your own spa-inspired haven from scratch!

The attic offers ample square footage and abundant potential. Ceilings height is great – Make this your master suite! 

Picturesque beauty can be found in the lush backyard—enjoy the view from the deck.

Mature greenery and a lush lawn are all yours. Keep things simple and as is, or put your green thumb to work!

Find storage space for all of your outdoor tools and toys.

Listed Features:

  • 3 beds, 1bath
  • 6,500SF lot (highly unusual for this historic neighborhood)
  • 1,080 finished square feet
  • large unfinished attic space. (Make this your master suite with partial view of the water!)
  • Separate laundry room and back deck
  • Potential for detached garage
  • LISTED for $250,000.
  • Sold “as-is”

Home has been owned by the same family for the past 30+ years. The rose garden, when in it’s prime, was a sight to behold. Really stunning and admired by the neighbors. With a little trimming these mature plants, it could be glorious once again. Whether you dream of having your own garden beds, space for outdoor entertaining or just outdoor privacy, it is here. The large lot also has space for a detached garage and has great paved alley access.

Dream of Remodeling?

This fixer upper offers you the opportunity to live in a convenient Tacoma location AND create the home of your dreams! If remodeling a home sounds like something you’re seriously considering, you’re not alone—according to a report from March 2019 on Trulia, a whopping 90% of homeowners plan to remodel their home. Maybe it’s thanks to the popularity of HGTV, but being able to curate a home that perfectly suits your style and needs is an appealing prospect for many buyers.

To see before and after pictures of an Old Town Tacoma fixer upper I (Jenny Wetzel) bought and remodeled to look new, modern and fresh click here!

Welcome to “North Slope”

At 808 N M Street, you’re in a coveted historic community that’s centrally located  in between Old Town, Hilltop, 6th Ave, and North Tacoma (more specifically, the UPS neighborhood). Here are just a few of the local highlights you can take advantage of in the neighborhood:

  1. MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

Located just 0.6 miles from 808 N M Street, Tacoma General and all of its surrounding medical facilities are just off of Division Ave. Here you’ll find a wide range of specialists and care, and for those who work in the medical field, being able to live so close to work is a definite perk!

  1. Hanks Bar & Pizza

Conveniently just a few blocks from home, Hanks is a laid-back local hangout that’s open from 11am-2am every single day (perfect for grabbing a late night snack!). Their menu offers several different types of pizza pies and calzones, plus sandwiches, soups, salads, and appetizers that are hard to resist (like their “Loaded Nachos” and fresh pretzels). They also have over 21 beers and ciders on tap!

  1. El Borracho

Another great spot for late night eats (they’re too are open until 2am everyday!) and right along the bustling 6th Ave (less than 1 mile from home!), El Borracho is a casual spot known for their awesome happy hour deals and large variety of vegetarian and vegan options. During happy hour, tacos are $1.10, guacamole with chips & salsa is $3.93, and there are several drink deals and more to choose from. Follow El Borracho on Facebook for updates on happy hour deals.

  1. Ice Cream Social

Featuring local, handcrafted, and all-natural ice cream, Ice Cream Social started out as a farmers market favorite and can now be found in two locations (on 6th Ave and at Point Ruston). In addition to their “Everyday Flavors” (which includes Valhalla Coffee, Mint Chocolate Chip, Buttered Pecan, Salted Caramel, and more), you can choose from a selection of Seasonal Flavors. There are always dairy-free/vegan options in the mix!

  1. Engine House No. 9

Built in 1907, this historic building actually provided fire protection to Tacoma’s North End back in the day! Today we get to go and enjoy house-crafted beers on tap and an extensive menu, all in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

TEXT/CALL Realtor Jenny Wetzel @ 253-381-9788 for more information.

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