Well-maintained and loved by the same owners for 57 years, this 1,110-square-foot home is ready for a new chapter! From its picturesque curb appeal to its inviting interior, this Lakewood residence promises easy living with plenty of space to enjoy both inside and out. In addition to 3 versatile bedrooms, you’ll also find an expansive outdoor setting that includes a fantastic and spacious workshop with power and heat, plus 2 additional sheds with ample storage. Located at 8701 Lenox Ave SW Lakewood, WA 98498 on a quiet cul-de-sac in Lakewood and less than one mile from grocery shopping, eateries, schools, parks, and more, this residence is listed for $400,000.
Built in 1955 and showcasing classic design and vintage elements, this gem is a delight to arrive home to time and time again. A charming front porch offers just a hint of the welcoming spaces that await, and just in through the front door you’ll find the living room. A brick-accented gas fireplace keeps things cozy along with an updated furnace, and A/C is at the ready when summer comes along. Beautiful original hardwoods are hiding beneath the carpet, and one day you might decide to unearth them!
From here, the layout seamlessly unfolds into the dining area and adjacent kitchen. In the kitchen, original birch cabinets match the original birch doors and trim you’ll find in the rest of the home. The kitchen shows off a smart layout where everything you might need is easily within reach, and you’ll find opportunity to spruce up this space with your own style if you desire! Embrace vintage elements, give the kitchen a complete modern makeover, or find a charming balance somewhere in the middle. The garden window above the kitchen sink is another highlight of the space—display your favorite plants and grow fresh herbs to use in homemade dishes here!
This home’s 1,110-square-foot layout also includes 3 bedrooms, and if you have an extra room or 2, a whole world of potential opens up! You can finally create that home office, home gym, or hobby/craft room you’ve been dreaming about. There’s also a fantastic separate workshop with power and heat, providing even more space for projects and hobbies. 2 additional sheds offer ample storage room.
The backyard is brimming with outdoor beauty and enjoyment as well—no matter rain or shine, you can enjoy the fresh air without having to leave the wonderful comfort of home. A private gazebo is perfect for dining and visiting with guests, and you can relax and rejuvenate in the hot tub on the covered patio. Whether you’re entertaining guests or simply basking in the peace and quiet, you can admire the lush lawn and established greenery that surrounds. Home-sweet-home awaits!
Living in Lakewood
At 8701 Lenox Ave SW Lakewood, WA 98498, you’re in a quiet cul-de-sac yet just minutes to Lakewood conveniences. For starters, Safeway, local eateries, the Lakewood Farmers market, Fort Steilacoom Park, and more are only a 2-minute drive away! When you’d like more variety, you’re only 8 minutes to Lakewood Towne Center where you’ll find places like Target, a movie theatre, the library, Rite Aid, and dozens of other shops, restaurants, etc. You’re also just 12 minutes to Interstate-5, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord is not far beyond that.