Storybook Charm in South Tacoma

LISTED for $385,000

SOLD for $395,000 in April 2021

Storybook charm with mechanical and cosmetic updates made-to-last. Room to park AND tinker in the huge detached 2+ car garage (624 sq ft) and attached 1-car garage. Look forward to warm evenings BBQing in your fully fenced backyard; outfitted with a covered patio, mature low-maintenance landscaping and a Koi pond to relax by. Easy main floor living with open-concept dining and living rooms, plus fully a renovated kitchen with white shaker cabinets and new stainless appliances. Additionally, two comfortably sized bedrooms on the main floor as well as laundry! Enjoy modernized electrical, plumbing and windows, not to mention the well-tuned gas furnace + A/C unit. One minute to the freeway, groceries and one of Tacoma’s favorite dog parks: Wapato.

7038 S Prospect Street, Tacoma WA 98409

MLS #1731241


  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1,203 Square Feet
  • Built in 1959
  • 6,000 Square Foot Lot
  • 624 Square Foot Detached Garage

Delightful three bedroom, one bathroom Storybook Charm awaits in South Tacoma! Crowned the “backyard oasis” by the neighbors, this 1 ½ story home features attractive landscaping, a covered outdoor patio, ample garage space plus stylish interior upgrades. Located just minutes from freeway access, shopping, dining and local parks.

Tacoma Storybook Charmer

As you enter through the front door off the covered porch, a cozy, gas fireplace greets you. The open-concept living room stretches into the dining room right off the kitchen. Complete with large windows on both ends of the home that pour in the natural light. The original oak hardwood floors sprawl throughout the living room, dining room and bedrooms on the main level of the home,

The recently updated kitchen features shaker cabinets, stylish subway tiled backsplash and newer stainless steel appliances. The view from the kitchen sink looks directly into your beautiful, fully-fenced backyard. Around the corner from the kitchen is the largest of the three bedrooms and the laundry room with ample cabinet storage and outdoor access. 

The covered patio off the dining room is the ideal gathering place for friends and family all year round. The large, glass sliding doors allow for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining. Furthermore, it’s a tranquil and appealing feature of the home! Plus, it’s the perfect spot to use your grill, enjoy the Koi pond, or host your guests. 

The oversized, detached 2-car garage off of the alley is an excellent use of space for all your projects, storage or as extra vehicle parking. With over 600 sq ft of additional space, the options for the garage are endless! Will you use it as a shop and storage or renovate into a studio or office space?

Taocma Storybook Charmer

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