Tacoma Real Estate September 8, 2022

Impeccably Curated 3-Bedroom, 2.75-Bath Home with Backyard Oasis & Water Views in Tacoma 

Featuring stunning Puget Sound water and mountain views at every turn, this one-of-a-kind gem is a total showstopper from the inside out! Each and every detail has been meticulously selected, and from the gorgeous kitchen to the sumptuous primary suite, luxe living awaits. The generous 2,846-square-foot layout includes 3 bedrooms and 2.75 baths in addition to versatile living spaces, and a 2-car garage offers even more flexibility. And just wait until you see the lush and lovely backyard—even a Master Gardener would be impressed by this picture-perfect outdoor paradise! Located at 8454 E Side Drive NE Tacoma, WA 98422 in the Dash Point area of Northeast Tacoma and just blocks to the beach, this home-sweet-home is listed for $975,000. 

Showing off a classic and charming exterior design, this gem is a delight to arrive home to time and time again. The updated open-concept main level seamlessly unfolds from the living area into multiple dining spaces and the kitchen, and dreamy views of the shimmering Puget Sound and the majestic mountains on the horizon make for a truly spectacular backdrop! Catch up with guests while gathered around the stately fireplace in the living area, and host visitors for delicious homemade meals in the more formal dining space. On warm days, throw open the French doors to let in a breeze and enjoy the benefits of effortless indoor-outdoor living… It’s easy to see that this haven was designed with entertaining in mind! 

The kitchen is a masterpiece unto itself, with the perfect blend of timeless elements and on-trend details. Crisp cabinetry offers ample storage, while windowed cabinets provide a spot to display your favorite dishware and stemware. Stainless steel appliances, a farmhouse sink, under cabinet lighting, strategically placed electrical outlets, and bar-style seating are all in the mix; time spent cooking, baking, hosting, and simply hanging out are all a joy in this dialed-in space! 

One of this home’s standout highlights is the primary suite, a resort-inspired retreat that promises peace, privacy, and even productivity (there’s an adjoining office!). Unwind in bed with views of the water, kick back and relax in the sitting area by the French doors, or pop outside onto the breathtaking private deck to rejuvenate out in the sunshine and fresh air. The primary suite also includes a walk-in closet with its own washer and dryer, and the 5-piece ensuite bath is especially swoon-worthy! Double sinks include a spot to rest and enjoy wellness routines and water views while bathed in sunlight, while a spacious shower and free-standing tub are ready to help you refresh. And let’s not forget the heated floors! 

Downstairs, you’ll find a rec room, a bedroom, a bath and utility area, and access to the 2-car garage. This home’s sizable layout ensures that it’s ready to evolve in the years to come as your wants and needs change. Set up a playroom or a hangout with an entertainment center, and enjoy having garage space for storage and projects. 

Tucked away and manicured to perfection, the backyard getaway is an absolute joy to spend time in and admire from the decks above. Storybook pathways wind their way through the immaculate lawn, while garden beds with established greenery impress from one corner to the other. Those who love to garden are certainly in for a treat—there’s space to add your own favorite blooms and blossoms alongside the mature plants already there. The home of your dreams awaits! 

What’s it Like to Live in the Dash Point Area of Northeast Tacoma? 

At 8454 E Side Drive NE Tacoma, WA 98422, you’re situated in the Dash Point area of Northeast Tacoma. This particular neighborhood comes with many perks, from its close proximity to outdoor attractions to its excellent access to city amenities and commuting options. For starters, Dash Point Pier and the beach are less than half a mile away, and the waterfront 461-acre Dash Point State Park is practically in your backyard. Grocery stores, schools, and eateries are merely minutes away, and for even more variety, head to neighboring Federal Way. Those who commute are sure to appreciate being just 13 minutes to Highway 99 and 15 minutes to I-5, making it easy to travel north to SeaTac International Airport and Downtown Seattle. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Elizabeth O’Neal online here or give her a call/text at (253) 514-1415.