Tacoma Real Estate June 26, 2018

Rare Opportunity! Discover this Stunning 1910-Built Landmark Craftsman by Renowned Architect Frederick Heath

The rare opportunity own a piece of Tacoma’s history awaits with this 1910-built landmark Craftsman home! Designed by the renowned Architect Frederick Heath, this stunning 5,600-square-foot residence boasts breathtaking 180-degree views of the Puget Sound and its surrounding glory. The spacious, well-appointed layout not only includes 5 bedrooms and 3 baths, but gorgeous entertaining spaces are also in the sumptuous mix. Plus, the generous 0.82-acre property features picturesque gardens, patios, and decks. Located at 3803 N Monroe St Tacoma WA 98407 and just blocks from the historic Proctor District, this masterpiece is listed for $1,650,000.

Boasting top-notch curb appeal, this premium residence is an absolute delight to arrive home to. Classic Craftsman details framed by lush, neat landscaping greet you, and an extra-long driveway leads to a detached garage. Step inside this wonder to be transported back to another era, and in the main living room, this home’s traditional aesthetic reveals itself in eye-catching beams that run across the ceiling, rich trimwork, the classic fireplace, and in large windows that show off lovely views. Modern homeowners are sure to delight in the fact that this home’s appealing finishes have been conveniently updated to meet today’s standards, all while leaving period details intact.

The layout flows into the formal dining room, an incredible space that has seen over a century of sophisticated dinner parties and holiday celebrations. A wall replete with built-in cabinetry and space to display treasured keepsakes offers efficiency and elegance, and you just won’t find craftsmanship like this in homes anymore! The floorplan ushers you into an adjacent sun room, and here, the photo-ready Pacific Northwest scene feels as though it’s at your fingertips as you look past lush greenery to the magnificent Puget Sound.

This home’s great room offers the same exquisite style while showcasing a more laid-back atmosphere that promises to become the hub of daily life. Imagine relaxing in the living area while watching TV and having views of the water at the same time! The open layout flows right into the sunny dining nook and the well-appointed kitchen, a magazine-worthy haven of efficiency. Rich cabinetry shows off ample room for storing kitchen essentials while matching the home’s overall aesthetic, and gorgeous counters rest alongside sleek appliances. You’ll even find bar-style counter seating, and a built-in desk!

Find 5 versatile bedrooms that ensure loved ones have a private spot that’s all theirs to retreat to at the end of the day. Each indulgent bedroom has its own unique highlights, but the master suite is truly a luxurious experience. Not only can you enjoy views outside right from the comfort of bed, but sunlight pours in through skylights in vaulted ceilings overhead. The floor plan unfolds into the ensuite bath, where a spa-worthy soaking tub is the epitome of rejuvenation. Take advantage of 5-star spa amenities without ever having to leave the comfort of home, and a walk-in closet makes staying organized as easy as possible.

Discover even more flexible space in this home’s lower level. Perfect for a recreation area, an entertainment center, fitness center and much more, this sprawling area is ripe with potential.

The same is true for this home’s 0.82-acre property—there’s ample room to host a crowd, and decks and patios for relaxing await at every turn! In addition to well-maintained flower beds that artistically weave through the property’s pristine atmosphere, there’s even a sport court included, perfect for tennis, pickleball, basketball, and more!

Living in North Tacoma Near the Proctor District

At 3803 N Monroe St Tacoma WA 98407, enjoy being in a secluded neighborhood of North Tacoma while still being wonderfully surrounded by top-notch amenities! The Ruston Way waterfront is less than 1 mile from home, and all of the shopping, restaurants, and fun activities at the newly developed Point Ruston are only a 6-minute drive away. The lovely Proctor District is only about half a mile away, and Proctor’s grocery stores, many delicious restaurant options, cute shops, services and more are easily within reach for your convenience.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Pete Elswick online here or give him a call/text at (253) 381-6495!