Charming lakefront building built in 1903 as a boys gymnasium, converted into 12 separate apartment units in the 1950's. This one bedroom unit is located on the 3rd floor and has spectacular views of the lake. There is no elevator, climbing stairs to the 3rd floor is a must.
This was originally a gymnasium for a boys' school, now it's a charming 12-unit apartment complex, sits on a spacious lakefront lot, in a residential neighborhood. This is on the 3rd floor, a one bedroom unit sleeps 4 with 1 bathroom. To reach the 3rd floor, it is necessary to take the stairs, there is no elevator. Unit has a living room with a small kitchen and dining area. The living room has a sofa that converts into 2 single sleeping units or one queen. This unit has fantastic views and all the comfort of a home. The fully equipped kitchen includes a gas stove, toaster, coffee maker (coffee, tea, hot chocolate), and a fridge. Pancake mix and basic cooking necessities (oil, some spices) are provided for your convenience. There is a small deck, on the 3rd floor right outside the unit with amazing views. A paddleboat, a canoe, and a kayak is provided for your use. There is a lot of wildlife to enjoy on the lake, it is open for fishing during season. You may enjoy seeing ducks and eagles as you enjoy the lake from the dock.
There is a coin operated laundry facility on site, coins will be provided if needed. Laundry supplies are provided in the unit. A community barbecue is also available for your use. There is a fire pit by the lake (wood may need to be purchased if not available), you will enjoy relaxing by it, roasting hot dogs, making s'mores. The private dock (for guests and tenants only) is yours to enjoy the lake for relaxing and swimming. Guests can bring a boat and moor at the dock for an extra fee – there is a public boat launch on the lake as well. There is Comcast wireless that is provided for the guests to use.
Guests have access to the dock and the lake. There is a fire pit, lawnchairs, bbq, paddleboat, and a canoe available for your use to enjoy the lake and the sunsets. The unit is on the 3rd floor, no elevator.
This Lakefront property is surrounded by some beautiful homes. The property sits on close to 1 acre. It is quiet, but very close to restaurants, shopping, and movie theater. It is within walking distance of Lakewood Towne Center with restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, movie theater, and shopping. 5.1 miles to Chambers Bay Golf course 1.67 miles to Fort Steilacoom Park (a 300 acre park) 7.5 miles to Fort Lewis/McChord Air Force base. 10.8 miles to Tacoma Dome, America's Car Museum, the Museum of Glass, and Point Defiance Zoo. 30.2 miles to Sea-Tac Airport 42.2 miles to Seattle 53.8 miles to Mt. Rainier National Park
Parking is available. The sounders train station and Metro stops are close by. Having a car is however the best and convenient way to travel.