Tacoma Real Estate April 3, 2020

Refreshed & Updated 2-Bedroom, 1-Bath Home w/Huge Fully Fenced Backyard in South Tacoma 

Showcasing a delightful blend of original character and smart upgrades that ensure this 1926-built gem is totally equipped to take on the future, this 1,224-square-foot residence is move-in ready! Featuring a light-filled layout with inviting living spaces, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a huge bonus room, and several thoughtful updates, this South Tacoma residence not only offers top-notch comfort and convenience at home, but you’re merely minutes to many of Tacoma’s best amenities. Located at 1515 S 51st St Tacoma, WA 98408 and just blocks to schools, shopping, transit and more, this home is listed for $270,000. 

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While you’ll find vintage elements throughout this home, updates promise that new owners can move right in and not have to worry about a thing. There have been recent updates to the plumbing and electrical, and there’s also a newer roof in the mix. There’s new laminate flooring in the living room and bathroom, and freshly stained original hardwoods can be found in the bedrooms. Plus, all appliances stay, including the washer and dryer! 

As soon as you step inside this Tacoma treasure, the welcoming living room offers a lovely first impression. Rich floors shimmer with style, crisp trim adds elegance, and rejuvenating sunlight cascades in through large windows. Whether your style is more traditional or trendy, you have a tasteful, versatile canvas to work with—start unpacking and decorating right away! 

The layout flows right into the large kitchen, a haven of convenience boasting a cohesive aesthetic and top-notch efficiency at every turn. Granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and generous cabinets are all yours, and a large eating space offers a picturesque scene for sunny brunches and laidback dinners with loved ones. 

Discover wonderful versatility in each of the beautifully appointed bedrooms, plus a huge bonus room upstairs. This additional space is perfect for a hobby room, play area, office, entertainment center, or fitness area—let your imagination run wild with ways to transform this dynamic square footage! This home’s bath is also noteworthy—this fresh scene is perfect for bubble baths and other wellness routines.

A whole other world of potential awaits in the huge fully fenced backyard. You might choose to keep things simple and let pets play out on the lawn as is—there’s plenty of room for fetch! Or you might decide to cultivate the space into your ultimate getaway and build a deck or patio, create a garden area, or add in a play toy—the list of possibilities here is a wonderfully long one! 

Living in South Tacoma 

At 1515 S 51st St Tacoma, WA 98408, you’re just blocks to schools, shopping, and transit, and you’re absolutely surrounded by some of Tacoma’s best amenities. Access Interstate-5 in just 1 minute, reach places like WinCo Foods and LA Fitness in just 5 minutes, and get to the Tacoma Mall in just 2 minutes (plus enjoy all of the surrounding conveniences from here!). When you’d like to get out and enjoy the fresh air, Wapato Park is only 1 mile away, and here you’ll find a scenic trail that winds around Wapato Lake, a dog park, a playground, and much more. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Christy Cochran online here or give her a call/text at (253) 223-6509.