Gorgeous NW Contemporary with Views of Commencement Bay in Ideal Ruston Location (Just Blocks to Point Ruston!) 

Vacation-worthy living can be yours all year long with this pristine Northwest Contemporary. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and just down the street from Point Ruston on the waterfront, this 2,663-square-foot masterpiece offers a truly incredible opportunity! In addition to 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, this home’s impressive living spaces show off modern elegance at every turn, and there’s even an elevator for your convenience. A picturesque manicured yard with lovely views of Commencement Bay shimmering in the background is also all yours to enjoy! Located at 5013 N Villard St Ruston, WA 98407 and merely minutes to Point Defiance, the ferry, the marina, and so much more, this home is listed for $1,075,000. 

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Built in 2016, this residence shines like new and offers timeless sophistication and a prime location. Immaculate drought-resistant landscaping and a welcoming front porch greet you when you arrive home, and the sundrenched entryway offers a hint of the dialed in style you’ll find throughout the rest of this gem. In the great room, the living area is anchored by a stately fireplace flanked by beautiful built-ins, and you can relax on the sofa and admire water views while you catch up on your favorite TV shows. The fireplace adds instant coziness—imagine snuggling up here on a chilly winter evening! 

The layout flows into the dining area, where crisp wainscoting and an eye-catching chandelier elevate the overall aesthetic. Entertain with ease, and when the sun is out, you have direct deck access ready for al fresco dining. The layout effortlessly flows into the kitchen where sleek appliances, large counters, and generous storage options (including beautiful cabinetry and a walk-in pantry) promise top-notch functionality. Elegant light fixtures, a gleaming backsplash, under cabinet lighting, and a farmhouse sink are all pleasing to the eye, and you’re sure to feel pride in ownership whether you’re having a small gathering or hosting a party where everyone you know is invited! 

The elevator for your convenience

This home’s 3 bedrooms promise privacy and comfort, and the master suite offers resort-inspired luxury. In addition to the walk-in closet, a major highlight here is the ensuite bath—this sumptuous sanctuary lets you have access to a spa-like atmosphere and amenities without ever having to leave home-sweet-home. At the end of a long day you can melt into the soaking tub… bubble baths and wellness routines have never been more rejuvenating!

2 additional bedrooms offer even more opportunity for relaxation, and plush carpets, eye-catching trim, and built-in closets are all in the mix. Find even more flexibility with a den/office and the additional living space that can be found downstairs. 

When the skies are blue and the sunshine’s out, this property’s outdoor amenities are even more impressive—not only do you have picturesque spaces to relax and enjoy, but views of blue Commencement Bay and mountains stretch on into the distance! Kick back and relax on the partially covered deck and patio, and put your green thumb to work tending to greenery and have fun adding in your own favorite plants and flowers.

Living in Ruston

At 5013 N Villard St Ruston, WA 98407, you’re in a prime neighborhood and literally just down the street (0.2 miles to be exact!) from Point Ruston on the waterfront. Here you can easily visit places like Point Ruston Public Market, Ice Cream Social, WildFin Americana Grill, Stack 571 Burger & Whiskey Bar, Century Point Ruston and XD Theatres, Farrelli’s Pizza, Jewel Box Cafe and much more. Visit the playground, rent a Surrey cycle, and explore the paved waterfront trail for a memorable time! You’re also no more than 5 minutes to Point Defiance Park, Dune Peninsula, the marina, the ferry to Vashon Island, and much more. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Lisa Carlson online here or give her a call/text at (425) 750-3509.


Posted on August 27, 2020 at 2:41 PM
Lisa Carlson | Posted in Ruston Real Estate |

Luxury 3-Bedroom, 3-Bath Retreat with Commencement Bay Views in Prime Ruston Location

Perched above Point Ruston and showing off breathtaking views of Commencement Bay, this luxury Ruston retreat presents a rare opportunity. Featuring a palatial 2,903-square-foot layout that offers 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, fabulous living spaces, a theatre room and more, this 2014-built beauty promises vacation-worthy living right from the comfort of home. Located at 5011 N Villard St Ruston, WA 98407 and less than one mile to Point Ruston, Point Defiance, North Pearl Street convenience and much more, this residence is listed for $1,225,000. 

Each time you pull in the driveway, this immaculate getaway is sure to inspire pride in ownership. Stunning landscaping frames this home’s timeless exterior, a captivating blend of classic and contemporary elements that hint at the home’s pristine interior aesthetic. Thoughtful details like crown moulding can be found throughout the home, and additional amenities include A/C and a heat pump, a built-in vacuum, security system, and so much more, all designed to make the day to day run as seamlessly as possible! 

A grand 2-story entryway leads you into the great room, a dynamic space where sunlight pours in through large windows and vaulted ceilings add to the airy feel. The living area flows into the gourmet kitchen and dining space so you can entertain with ease—imagine hosting holiday gatherings and special occasions in this sumptuous space! The well-appointed kitchen is an absolute dream for those who love to cook, bake, and host, and here you’ll find Monogram appliances, a walk-in pantry, generous cabinetry, huge counters that shimmer with style, and eye-catching details like an intricate tile backsplash. 

Even more inviting living space can be found adjacent to the dining area, and this flexible haven is perfect for a den or music room. More versatility awaits with this home’s 3 bedrooms, 2 of which are master suites for added privacy and convenience. One master suite boasts vaulted ceilings, a private deck, and an ensuite bath that rivals a high-end spa, and the second master suite also boasts its own deck, plus an ensuite bath perfect for rejuvenating wellness routines. Additionally, a theatre room provides the ultimate hangout, and here you’ll find projector and screen setup, and even a wet bar. 

The potential for fabulous relaxation just continues out in the backyard, a professionally landscaped getaway. Whether you’re hosting a lively weekend barbecue or simply enjoying the sun and fresh air in peace and quiet, you have one of the best views around as your backdrop! The patio shows off ample room for comfy outdoor dining sets and lounge chairs, and you can spend your days gardening, sunbathing, grilling up dinner on the barbecue, and living the resort-inspired lifestyle you’ve always dreamed about! 

Living in Ruston 

At 5011 N Villard St Ruston, WA 98407, you’re tucked away in the small City of Ruston just north of Tacoma. Everything you might need is easily within reach, and parks, shopping, dining, schools and more are all less than 1 mile from home. Point Ruston and all of its top-notch dining, shopping, entertainment, and prime waterfront views is just 0.4 mile away, making it easy to enjoy a fun day out and about without having to go far! Point Defiance Park is only 0.8 miles away, and here you’ll find everything from the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, to gorgeous beaches and trails that’ll make you feel like you’re miles away from the city! You’re also just 0.6 miles to North Pearl Street, and here you have access to bus lines, dining, grocery shopping, services, and more. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Lisa Carlson online here or give her a call/text at (425) 750-3509.


Posted on April 21, 2020 at 2:03 PM
Lisa Carlson | Posted in Ruston Real Estate, Tacoma Real Estate |

Premium Resort-Inspired 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath Commencement Condo w/Stunning Water Views in Ruston

Vacation-worthy living is yours with this captivating 2,280-square-foot condo! Built in 2009, this turnkey masterpiece presents a rare opportunity to live in The Commencement Condominiums in an idyllic Ruston neighborhood. Those who love to entertain are especially sure to find delight with this home’s inviting layout, and in the open-concept living area you’ll find walls of windows that are surrounded by a private wraparound viewing deck. Dreamy views of Commencement Bay, the mountains, Port of Tacoma vessels and more stretch on into the picture-perfect scene. Located at 5204 N Bennett 111 Ruston, WA 98407 and right next to all of the popular shops, restaurants, and activities at Point Ruston, this 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo is listed for $835,000.

The living is easy with this Ruston oasis, and the sprawling layout promises you have ample space to spread out in, all with the wonderful simplicity that life in a high-end condo provides. In the main living area, abundant natural light pours in through the walls of windows, which also showcase a panoramic view of the breathtaking landscape.

The kitchen provides a perfect blend of fashion and function, and its stylish finishes and smart design promise top-notch efficiency, too. Bar-style counter seating shows off a trendy perch for guests, and more elaborate, formal affairs are at home in the spacious dining area. Holiday feasts that end with guests cozied up by the living room fire and summertime soirées that overflow onto the wraparound deck are all at home in this elegant, contemporary setting.

When you’re ready to retire for the day, the master suite presents an indulgent haven to unwind in. The large layout boasts ample space for a sitting area or desk if you desire it, and a grand fireplace is at the center of it all. Imagine sinking into your luxurious bed with a fire roaring, and taking in the view of twinkling lights across the bay as you drift off into dreamland. You’ll also find a walk-in closet and an impressive master bath at your fingertips—take advantage of the fact that you have spa-inspired amenities right in the tranquil comfort of home!

A second bedroom offers versatility, and you even have a laundry area that makes it easy to keep the home organized and running smoothly. But that’s not all—living in the premium Commencement building affords you access to a long list of exceptional amenities. A kitchen/lounge area, a library, a fitness center, an outdoor deck and more are all included.

Living in Ruston Next to Point Ruston

At 5204 N Bennett 111 Ruston, WA 98407, conveniences, entertainment, gorgeous outdoor destinations, and more are literally seconds away. Point Ruston is a standout highlight, and it’s practically across the street. Go shopping, grab a bite to eat at places like WildFin or Farrelli’s Pizza, stop for dessert at Ice Cream Social, or pick up at coffee at Anthem to sip on as you take in the water views from the waterfront walkway. There’s also a movie theater, a playground, a spray park, beautiful park areas for relaxing, and much more.

You’re also only about a block away from Point Defiance Park, home to a myriad of sights and attractions. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Owen Beach, waterfront dining, the Point Defiance Rose Garden, the 5-Mile Drive, trails, and more are all waiting to be discovered. You’re also only 0.2 miles to North Pearl Street, making it easy to access bus lines, even more restaurants, services, etc.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Lisa Carlson online here or give her a call/text at (425) 750-3509.


Posted on October 3, 2018 at 3:26 PM
Lisa Carlson | Posted in Ruston Real Estate |