Updated & Move-in Ready! 3-Bedroom, 1-Bath Home w/Huge Yard & Detached 2-Car Garage in Heart of Lakewood

Built in 1944, this charming home-sweet-home is brimming with updates! Enjoy a sought-after blend of vintage and modern style in this well-maintained home that’s on the market for the first time since 1996. A long list of thoughtful updates include a new water heater, dishwasher, range, windows, carpet, exterior paint, and blinds, ensuring that this 1,768-square-foot beauty is move-in ready. Plus, you’ll find tons of space to take advantage of outside, from the level, fully fenced backyard to the 2-car garage that’s a mechanic’s dream! Located at 54 Oak Park Dr SW Lakewood, WA 98499 and surrounded by city conveniences, this 3-bedroom, 1-bath residence is listed for $259,000.

Nestled in a residential setting alongside other cute homes, this timeless treasure is absolutely brimming with potential. A welcoming front porch is the perfect spot for potted plants and a comfy bench or bistro table, and immediately inside the front door, the gorgeous light-filled living room invites you in. Bright natural light pours in through large windows, and a classic fireplace anchors the flexible space.

The open layout flows right into the sunny dining area and adjacent kitchen, and here’s you’ll find top-notch convenience and a fresh aesthetic. The smart design promises ample space for kitchen essentials, whether you need cabinet storage or room for countertop appliances. A brand new dishwasher and range are among this home’s many excellent updates, and every corner of kitchen space is maximized for your convenience!

This home’s generous square footage includes 3 wonderfully spacious bedrooms, and comfortable retreat shows off an attractive neutral color palette with crisp white trim. Each bedroom also features built-in closet space, and natural light in abundance!

Even more versatile space can be found in this home’s basement, an expansive area that includes one finished room. Perfect for using as storage, a workshop, an art studio, fitness center, hobby space, and more, the basement is a dream for those who envision having lots of space to spread out in!

If you like spending time outdoors, then you’re definitely in for a treat with this property’s spacious setting. Featuring a fully fenced, level backyard, there’s so much potential—add in a deck or patio for outdoor entertaining, install a play toy for little ones, create raised garden beds for growing fruits and veggies, or just keep things simple and as-is!

Living in Lakewood

At 54 Oak Park Dr SW Lakewood, WA 98499, you’re not only close to Joint Base Lewis-McChord and highways, but you’re also surrounded by shopping, restaurants, services, schools, parks, outdoor recreation, transit options, and more. Lakewood Towne Center and its surrounding amenities is only a few blocks from home, making it easy to pick up a quick bite to eat or spend the day running errands. Places like Safeway, Target, 24 Hour Fitness, Michaels, Bed Bath & Beyond, the movie theater, Rite Aid, Petco, Lowe’s, the YMCA, and too many other places to name are all less than 5 minutes from home. You’re also just minutes from all of Lakewood’s beautiful lakes, making it easy to head out for a day of boating, fishing, and other water sports without having to travel far.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on August 29, 2018 at 9:19 am
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in Lakewood Real Estate |

Beautifully Upgraded 3-Bedroom, 1.5-Bath Rambler in Port Orchard’s Parkwood Community

Easy living awaits with this turn-key Port Orchard treasure! Nestled in the Parkwood Community and just steps away from the Parkwood Community Clubhouse, bus lines, the Village Greens Golf Course, schools and more, this home is a delightful blend of convenience and comfort. Enjoy this home’s spacious 1,448-square-foot layout as well, which includes 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and wonderfully inviting living spaces in addition to the picturesque fenced yard. Located at 4066 SE Lodgepole Ct Port Orchard WA 98366 on a cul-de-sac, this gem is listed for $265,000.

Built in 1969 and thoughtfully upgraded, this home has seen some fabulous additions that ensure modern homeowners will fall in love! Discover a new architectural comp roof; new windows and trim; new flooring in the kitchen, dining area and bath; a new hot water tank; new interior and exterior paint; and even remodeled bathrooms all in the mix.

Arrive home to an extra-large driveway, a lush lawn, neat landscaping, and a classic exterior that offer timeless style. Inside, you’ll find inviting spaces perfect for relaxation and entertaining! The living room shows off a large layout with plenty of space for comfy furniture, while sunlight pours in through large corner windows and a vibrant accent wall adds a pop of color to the scene.

Discover even more space to take advantage of in the sunny dining room and adjacent open kitchen! A stunning brick fireplace anchors the space, and a bold accent wall makes an eye-catching statement. Whether you’re hosting a crowd for holiday get-togethers or celebrating a special occasion, there’s room for everyone to take a seat! The kitchen looks out into the dining area, and this smartly designed space is a haven of efficiency. Long rows of handsome cabinetry run along each side of the kitchen, offering ample room for storage and counter space.

This home’s 3 bedrooms each provide a spacious setting for loved ones to retire to at the end of each day, and if you have an extra room, you might consider transforming it into an office, playroom, hobby space, or fitness center! You’ll also find storage potential above the garage to take advantage of.

This home’s outdoor offerings are just as generous as its indoor amenities, and in addition to the garage, you have an extra parking spot that’s ideal for a RV or a boat. A garden shed provides space for all of your outdoor tools and toys, and the fully fenced yard is ready for summers filled with making memories! A covered patio provides a relaxing spot rain or shine, whether you’re hosting a laid-back weekend barbecue or resting on a lounge chair watching little ones explore. There’s room for it all in this lovely outdoor oasis!

Living in Port Orchard

At 4066 SE Lodgepole Ct Port Orchard WA 98366, you’re surrounded by top-notch amenities! Steps away from home you’ll find Parkwood Community Club, schools, Village Greens Golf Course, and bus lines. You’re also only a 4-minute drive away from the Mile Hill Plaza where you’ll find Albertsons, Regal Cinemas, and several other shops, restaurants, and services. You’re also only a 12-minute drive to the Southworth Ferry, making it easy to get to Vashon Island or West Seattle.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on May 11, 2018 at 11:53 pm
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in Port Orchard Real Estate |

Updated & Move-in Ready 2-Bedroom, 1-Bath Home with Large Yard in Convenient South Tacoma

Home sweet home awaits with this charming 1,992-square-foot South Tacoma treasure! Lovingly maintained over the years, this 1946-built beauty was recently updated with a new sewer line, exterior paint, and refinished hardwood floors, ensuring this residence is ready for the future. Featuring 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, inviting living spaces, an attached one-car garage, and a gorgeous, level backyard, this retreat is a delight to arrive home to time and time again! Located at 1418 S 40th St Tacoma WA 98418 and wonderfully close to schools, grocery stores, restaurants, shops, Interstate-5, transit and much more, this gem is listed for $240,000.

A lush lawn and a classic exterior welcome you home, and a sweet path leads right to the front door. Step inside to find a bright and inviting atmosphere, with original woodwork and high ceilings throughout! Natural sunlight pours in through large windows in the living room, contributing to the bright and cheerful setting that’s ready for your personal touch. The same sunlit scene can be enjoyed in the adjacent dining area, a versatile space with plenty of room for a full-sized dining table should you want it!

Right around the corner, the kitchen awaits. Showcasing vintage elements alongside modern amenities, the kitchen’s smart design ensures you have ample storage and counter space. Whether you’re meal prepping for the week or baking up dozens and dozens of holiday cookies, you’ll find the room you need for all that life brings.

In addition to this home’s thoroughly charming living spaces, you’ll find 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and a versatile basement as well. Each spacious bedroom promises comfort and privacy, and rich flooring meets a calm color palette in both bedrooms, showing off the ideal haven for rest and relaxation.

In the expansive basement you’ll also find a finished flex room, offering the perfect spot for a hobby space, office, guest room, or fitness center. The rest of the basement offers quite a bit of potential as well—whether you choose to use it for storage or you decide to transform it into the ultimate hangout, you can be sure that you’ll have enough room to make your unique vision of “home” become a reality!

The same opportunity can be found in the large backyard, a beautiful retreat showcasing a lush lawn that can be enjoyed all summer long. Whether you’re hosting barbecues on the covered patio, sunbathing in the tranquil atmosphere, or busy cultivating a garden filled with flowers, fruits, and veggies, there’s space for it all!

Living in South Tacoma

At 1418 S 40th St Tacoma WA 98418, you’re nestled in a prime South Tacoma location! Safeway is just a block away from home, and you’ll find a long list of amenities less than a mile away. The Tacoma Mall and all that surrounds it awaits close by, and whether you need to stock up at Costco, run errands at the mall, or grab a bite to eat at one of the neighborhood’s many restaurants (Red Robin, Chipotle, Buffalo Wild Wings, Five Guys, just to name a few!) are all within reach. Head east and you’ll find several supermarkets, and even more eateries like the popular Vien Dong all in the mix! Commuters will especially love being just a 2-minute drive to Interstate-5 and just a couple of blocks away from bus lines, making it easy to get around the city and beyond.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on May 11, 2018 at 11:10 pm
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in Tacoma Real Estate |

Spacious 3-Bedroom Home w/Detached 2-Car Garage, Storage Shed & Large Backyard in Tacoma’s Summit Community

Nestled in the highly sought-after Summit community in Tacoma, this home-sweet-home offers the best of both worlds in that its level 0.57-acre property provides privacy all while being close to city conveniences! A dream for investors or buyers with a vision, this home is ready to be renovated and brought to life again. Featuring a 1,992-square-feet layout that includes 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths plus a wheelchair-friendly roll-in shower, this well-built home is ready to make your customized dream home become a reality! Located at 2424 84th St E Tacoma WA 98445 and just minutes to freeways, schools, parks, and shopping, this residence is listed for $269,000.

For those who love spending time outside, this property presents an especially unique opportunity! Brimming with potential inside and out, this home’s outdoor offerings include tons of storage space. A detached 2-car garage and a storage shed boast ample room for storing all of your outdoor tools and toys, and you could even transform some of the spaces into a hobby area or work bench! The yard and patio need some extra care to reach their full glory, but after a few weekends of sprucing up the place, you’ll be ready for hosting backyard barbecues. Plenty of opportunity awaits for putting your green thumb to work, and this home’s already lush greenery just needs some tending to.

Head inside this inviting home to find the same potential for customization, and get ready to put your imagination to work! The front living room provides a welcoming setting, and cheerful natural lighting cascades in through the large front window. A classic brick-accented fireplace anchors this haven, promising years filled with cozy evenings no matter how you choose to remodel or decorate the space!

A large kitchen not only features tons of cabinet space, but it even has enough room for an additional island if you desire it (the extra counter space is sure to come in handy!), and a sunny dining nook for convenient meals. Versatility is one of this home’s strong suits, and as you journey through the rest of the home and explore each flexible space, you’ll find opportunity awaiting around every turn. 

Included in this home’s 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, you’ll find a couple of especially unique areas. The noteworthy master suite promises to become a sanctuary of rejuvenation, and its vaulted ceilings and exquisite window arrangement create an atmosphere of sophistication. An ensuite bath offers privacy and a spa-inspired setting, and plenty of closet space makes it easy to stay organized! Plus, this home also features a wheelchair-friendly roll-in shower if you need an accessible bathing area.

Living in Tacoma’s Summit Community

At 2424 84th St E Tacoma WA 98445, you’re located just about 10 minutes south of Downtown Tacoma and the Port of Tacoma. Those who have to commute will love being just a short 4-minute drive to Highway 512, making it easy to connect to Interstate-5 or Highway 167. Schools, shopping, eateries, parks, and more are all within reach, ensuring you really don’t have to go far to find what you need. Both Pacific Avenue and Canyon Road are just about a 5-minute drive in either direction, and both of these central hubs make it easy to access grocery stores, restaurants, services, shops, and more!

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on February 22, 2018 at 11:57 pm
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in Tacoma Real Estate |

Discover Easy Living in This 2-Bedroom, 1.75-Bath Condo in Lakewood’s Oakbrook Country Club Condominiums

Showcasing fabulous comfort and convenience at every turn, spacious ground-level living awaits in this 1,163-square-foot condo! In addition to this stylish condo’s 2 bedrooms, 1.75 baths, and inviting living spaces, this residence also offers access to the community clubhouse and a swimming pool, not to mention you’re surrounded by highly desired local amenities to take advantage of! Located at 7425 Ruby Dr SW D5 Lakewood WA 98498, this move-in ready condo is listed for $139,000.

Thoughtfully updated with the modern homebuyer in mind, this condo features a freshly painted interior, brand new energy efficient windows, and new carpets in the bedrooms. Beautiful laminate floors can be found in the main living areas and kitchen, and here, an open-concept layout creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy. Whether you’re snuggled up on the couch staying warm by the wood-burning fireplace or hosting a crowd for a dinner party or a holiday gathering, this versatile space is ready for it all!

The dining area boasts plenty of room for a full-sized dining table should you desire it, and many new, cherished memories are sure to be made over the years! Find even more seating in the dining nook, a sunny spot that’s perfect for enjoying a morning cup of coffee while you catch up on the news. The adjacent kitchen offers everything you need to whip up quick snacks or put together elaborate feasts, with its efficient design and neat, elegant style. Plus, a huge closet can serve as a pantry, with plenty of space to store other household items as well.

When it’s time to rest and rejuvenate, 2 bedrooms offer retreat. This includes the light-filled master suite, a secluded haven with new carpets that’s just waiting for your personal decor style to make it come to life. Enjoy having a private ensuite bath, plus a dreamy walk-in closet filled with organizational built-ins!

New sliding glass doors lead outside to this unit’s covered outdoor space, where you can enjoy the fresh air right from the comfort of home. The quiet Oakbrook Country Club Condominiums community features a clubhouse, and even a swimming pool that’s just steps away from this unit. When the sun comes out, enjoy vacation-like afternoons spent by the pool without ever having to leave your new home sweet home!

Living in Lakewood

At 7425 Ruby Dr SW D5 Lakewood WA 98498, you’re super close to incredible outdoor opportunities all while having a long list of city conveniences within reach! The Oakbrook Golf Club is just minutes away, and Chambers Bay, Chambers Bay Golf Course, and Chambers Creek Regional Park are also close by. In addition to incredible golfing opportunities, enjoy trails, 2 miles of saltwater shoreline, and much more from the park. When it’s time to run errands, places like Albertsons, Walgreens, Oakbrook Aces Hardware, the Post Office, several eateries and more are all just a 6-minute drive away. Those who commute will also appreciate being just a 13-minute drive from Interstate-5.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on November 17, 2017 at 12:54 am
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in Lakewood Real Estate |

Meticulously Updated 3-Bedroom Cape Cod Home with Gorgeous Yard Close to Proctor District in North Tacoma

Beautifully updated and carefully maintained, this Cape Cod masterpiece shows off smart design alongside elegant style! Built in 1939, this immaculate residence features a long list of renovations that include new windows, new roof, a remodeled bath, an updated utility room and front porch, new interior and exterior paint, a fabulous kitchen upgrade, and more! Featuring a spacious 1,632-square-foot layout that includes 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, a fully finished basement and much more, this North Tacoma treasure even includes a freshly landscaped yard and refinished deck to enjoy. Located at 4619 N 30th St Tacoma, WA 98407 just minutes from the popular Proctor District, this incredible package is listed for $359,000.

Arrive home to this gem’s picturesque exterior that includes neat landscaping and a charming gated path! Gleaming hardwood floors welcome you into the front of the home, a sophisticated setting that’s a dream for entertainers. The pristine living room and adjacent formal dining room offer a versatile scene—whether you’re just hanging out and having a laid-back night with loved ones or hosting guests for a special occasion, this dynamic space is ready for it all! Large windows fill the space with bright natural light, and a neutral, contemporary color palette is ready for you to move right on in and begin infusing each room with your unique style.

Toward the back of the home, the magazine-worthy remodeled kitchen features improvements to the cabinets and peninsula, new appliances, shimmering granite counters, and more! Tons of room for storage and ample counter space for meal prep ensures that daily activities are a breeze, and bar-style counter seating offers a handy, casual dining option.

This home’s spacious layout includes 3 bedrooms, each one offering a private, comfortable space to retreat to. Especially of note is this home’s stunning remodeled bath—here, discover spa-inspired finishes and contemporary amenities that modern home buyers will love!

Find even more room in this home’s fully finished basement, a versatile area brimming with potential. Whether you choose to use it as an entertainment center, a hobby space, fitness room or play area, there’s room for it all! Plus, a laundry area and tons of extra storage offers even more convenience and efficiency.

An outdoor oasis awaits in this property’s impeccably maintained backyard. The expansive deck provides plenty of space for a set of patio furniture and lounge chairs, and offers the ideal scene whether you’re hosting lively summertime barbecues or simply sunbathing in the peace and quiet. Plus, a carpet of green grass and a neat path lead to a storage and parking area for even more convenience.

Living in North Tacoma Near The Proctor District

At 4619 N 30th St Tacoma, WA 98407, you’re just half a mile away from Proctor Street, making it easy to enjoy the popular Proctor District! A destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the historic Proctor neighborhood is home to excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment. Enjoy grocery shopping at Metropolitan Market, Safeway, and the Proctor Farmers Market, or enjoy a meal out at Europa Bistro, Knapp’s, Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, Viva Tacoma, La Fondita, and more! Browse through shops like Compass Rose, Teaching Toys & Books, and The Pacific Northwest Shop, or enjoy a movie at The Blue Mouse Theater.

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on June 9, 2017 at 11:56 pm
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in Tacoma Real Estate |

Luxury 3-Bedroom, 4.5-Bath Home w/Stunning Puget Sound Views & Pool in University Place

Boasting breathtaking views of the Puget Sound, Olympic Mountains, and amazing sunsets, this dream-worthy masterpiece is ready for vacation-inspired living! A generous 4,689-square-foot layout features 3 bedrooms, 4.25 baths, a separate guest suite with a 2nd kitchen, and more space designed with entertaining in mind. This home’s outdoor amenities are just as amazing—find impeccable landscaping and an in-ground pool for a resort-like atmosphere! Located at 4344 Memory Lane W, University Place WA 98466, this incredible residence is listed for $1,100,000.


Nestled in a highly sought-after sunset beach neighborhood, this University Place gem shows off the best that seaside living has to offer! A view of the shimmering Puget Sound awaits just beyond lush landscaping, a spacious patio, and an in-ground pool that’s ready for summers filled with lively parties or quiet afternoons spent basking in the sun. A sprawling deck just off of the home shows off even better views, and features plenty of space for a barbecue and comfy patio furniture as well.

The opportunity for elegant entertaining just continues inside this 3-level beauty. As soon as you step inside the front door, tall 2-story ceilings and hardwood floors delight the eye, and bright natural sunlight cascades in through huge windows. The main level’s open-concept living space is a joy to spend time in, and custom details fill this home’s expertly designed floor plan. Custom appointments include a curved staircase, soaring beamed ceilings, and jaw-dropping views through expansive windows. The living room leads into a sitting area that also shows off a fabulous view, and extends into the exquisite kitchen. Sleek appliances, attractive cabinetry, and ample counter space offer ease and efficiency at every turn, and bar-style seating at the center island shows off a laid-back spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or snack at. The main level also features a formal dining room and an additional cozy living room.

When it’s time to retire for the day, 3 bedrooms ensure that loved ones have their own private space to unwind in. The master suite is especially of note—this luxury haven boasts artful ceiling beams, custom closet storage, plush carpets, direct access to a balcony, and an incredible sun room. Additionally, the ensuite master bath shows off spa-ready amenities, including a jetted tub that’s ready for rejuvenating bubble baths!

This home’s premium amenities don’t stop there—this residence also includes a guest suite complete with a 2nd kitchen. Wine connoisseurs will also appreciate this home’s exquisite wine cellar, a beautifully crafted space that’s perfect for storing your wine collection and inviting guests over for sampling.

Living in University Place

Treasured for its close-knit community, city amenities, and long list of fabulous opportunities for enjoying the outdoors, University Place is a top choice for many. Home to stunning Puget Sound views, the internationally acclaimed Chambers Bay Golf Course, and many restaurants, shops, and services, UP is also conveniently close to Highway 16, Interstate-5, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Plus, at 4344 Memory Lane W, University Place WA 98466, you’re just a 7-minute drive to the Green Firs Village Shopping Center, which is home to Safeway, Trader Joe’s, Applebee’s, Subway, Pizza Hut, and much more.

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on March 4, 2017 at 12:24 am
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in University Place Real Estate |

Charming 3-Bedroom, 1-Bath Home w/Spacious Backyard in Convenient Tacoma Location

Perfect for first-time buyers or those who are looking to downsize, this move-in ready charmer offers comfort and convenience both inside and out! This home’s 984-square-foot layout includes 3 bedrooms and 1 bath, and even shows off a newer roof, furnace, windows, and sewer line. Located at 6806 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma WA 98408 near Wapato Park, shopping, schools, freeway access, and a long list of other top-notch amenities, this home is listed for $190,000.

Brimming with inviting spaces, this Tacoma treasure offers the opportunity for you to transform this beauty into your own unique haven! As soon as you step inside through the front door, a light-filled living room welcomes you inside to rest and relax. Original hardwoods await underneath the carpet, and a neutral color palette offers simple, elegant style to build upon.

Head toward the back of the home to discover a large, open-concept kitchen and dining area. Here, find plenty of space for a full-sized dining table if you desire, offering room to host holiday get-togethers and dinner parties at! Large sliding glass doors fill the space with bright and cheerful sunlight while providing direct access onto the backyard deck.

This home’s backyard is a dream for outdoor lovers! The deck shows off the perfect spot for a barbecue and comfy patio furniture to relax on, while a fenced yard is brimming with potential. Whether you envision a play toy, flower beds, or your very own vegetable garden, there’s room for it all. Plus, a covered parking space at the side of the home provides enough room to park an RV, boat, or trailer in. 

When it’s time to turn in for the day, 3 cozy bedrooms await. Offering privacy and versatility, each bedroom ensures loved ones each have a unique space to call their own. Have an extra bedroom? Consider transforming it into a fitness center, office, playroom, or den—the possibilities are endless!

Living in Tacoma

At 6806 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma WA 98408, find convenience and a long list of Tacoma amenities right at your fingertips! A Fred Meyer shopping center is a short 2 blocks away, and also includes a Rite Aid, Jiffy Lube, Great Clips, McDonald’s, Spud’s Pizza Parlor, and much more to take advantage of. For those who love to stay active and spend time outdoors, Wapato Park is just 0.7 miles away, making it easy to enjoy the trail the wraps around Wapato Lake or the off-leash dog park. For those who commute, you’re also in luck—Interstate-5 is just a 6-minute drive from home, making it easy to connect to the rest of Tacoma and beyond!

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Katsumi Purbeck online here or give him a call/text at (253) 376-3555.


Posted on February 3, 2017 at 11:39 pm
Katsumi Purbeck | Posted in Tacoma Real Estate |