University Place Real Estate April 4, 2023

Comfortable 4-Bedroom, 2-Bath Home with Generous Backyard in University Place 

Tucked away on a private dead end street in the heart of University Place, this lovingly maintained home presents a wonderful opportunity. This 1961-built home is on the market for the first time, and it’s ready for its next chapter! Benefit from updates like a newer roof, updates to some of the kitchen appliances, and a new composite deck and patio, and reimagine each inviting space in the years to come. In addition to 4 bedrooms and 2 baths, this home’s 1,500-square-foot layout features warm and welcoming living spaces ready for gathering and all that life brings your way. And don’t miss the generous backyard—this expansive outdoor retreat is brimming with possibilities! Located at 8320 W 24th Street University Place, WA 98466 and close to parks, beaches, grocery stores, dining, Highway 16, and so much more, this residence is listed for $525,000. 

When you pull in the driveway, a 2-car garage awaits, and a charming pathway winds past neat landscaping to the front door. The spacious, light-filled living room shows off vintage character with its original wall-to-wall brick facade that surrounds a cozy gas fireplace. Design the room around the inviting hearth, and whether your style is more traditional or trendy, you’ll find that this haven’s simple canvas is ready for your unique vision! 

From here, the layout flows right into the adjacent dining area. Thanks to the open layout, you have the space for a full-sized dining set in case you’d like to host a crowd for a get-together or special occasion. The kitchen is easily within reach from here, and modern conveniences rest alongside eye-catching vintage elements. In the kitchen, there’s plenty of opportunity to make your own updates—you might decide to add in more cabinets and counters, choose different finishes, add a fresh paint color to the walls… and more! Plus, laundry amenities are right around the corner, so you can switch laundry loads while dinner simmers on the stove. 

One of this home’s top highlights is the fact that it has a total of 4 bedrooms. Not only can loved ones enjoy having a private, quiet space to unwind, but you’ll find plenty of flexibility as well! If you have an extra room or 2, you can finally create the home office, home gym, hobby room, or playroom you’ve always wanted.

Situated on a spacious lot, this property boasts a huge, partially fenced backyard! A new composite deck and patio can be accessed just off of the kitchen, offering easy indoor-outdoor flow, especially for outdoor dining. The deck offers all of the space you need to design an outdoor living getaway and dining area, and from here you can admire the view of the lush and lovely yard. Artistic landscaping features mature greenery, and tall evergreens offer shade and a sense of seclusion. A storage bed is nestled at the back of the yard, too, giving you an easy place to store your gardening tools and lawn games!

What Is It Like to Live in University Place? 

At 8320 W 24th Street University Place, WA 98466 you’re in the heart of University Place and surrounded by highly desired amenities and attractions. Titlow Beach, Chambers Bay Golf Course, and Fircrest Golf Club are no more than 5 minutes away, each offering scenic views and great opportunities for staying active. When it’s time to run errands or grab a bite to eat, you don’t have to go far. Bridgeport Way is just 0.9 miles from home, and here you’ll find shopping, local services, dining options, and more. Pick up groceries at Harbor Greens, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Safeway; dine out at places like MOD Pizza, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Bliss Small Batch Creamery, Applebee’s, Starbucks, Sapporo Steakhouse, etc.; and visit the library, medical facilities, the spa… and so much more! Commuting from here is a breeze as well—Highway 16 is just 6 minutes from home, making it easy to hop over the Narrows Bridge to Gig Harbor or head into Tacoma and beyond. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Krista Osborne online here or give her a call/text at (253) 686-2426.