Fall Home Buying Could Mean Falling Prices!

Fall Home BuyingContrary to popular belief- buying homes in the Fall and Winter can be the best times if you know what to look for…and what to avoid. 

Fewer Buyers Mean More Motivated Sellers!

This time of year, usually means the families with kids are already situated. Those owners of homes that didn’t sell will be extra motivated. Find a few homes you like and start the discussion. As your realtor, I can make sure you are negotiating from a place of strength to maximize your budget! 

The year-end clock is ticking!

Many sellers will want to have their home sold by year-end! Tax considerations for the seller are a very real financial issue. 

For a buyer, ‘Auld Lang Syne’ should be your theme song. Certainly, jump on the house you love at the price you can afford…but if you have a little flexibility in your timeline, waiting till the clock strikes twelve is to your advantage!

Winter Exposes Many Flaws

It’s easy to make a home look perfect when the grass is nice and green. But no leaves and drab gardens will give a buyer some more information and negotiating room. If the seller has been watching their home go from glorious Summer to drab-and-dreary Winter, they may start to panic a bit. 

‘Days on Market’ Mean Dollars Off Price

Memorial Day…Mother’s Day…Father’s Day…Fourth of July… as those Holidays go buy and Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, a seller may get nervous. Especially as the Calendar says December and January. 

If you have time on your side, you can score an amazing value if a seller has to get out from under their property. As your realtor, I’ve been watching homes age on the market and can inform you of when a great time might be to offer an extra-low price. This means you’ll either get more home or pay less for the home you want.  

While most people are thinking of Football, Turkey and Mistletoe…we can be thinking about snagging the Real Estate bargain of the year! 

Send me an email and we can start talking! 


Posted on October 31, 2019 at 4:37 pm
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Eatonville Real Estate, Fox Island Real Estate, Gig Harbor Real Estate, Olalla Real Estate, Port Orchard Real Estate, Puyallup Real Estate, Tacoma Real Estate, Union Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

6 Top Reasons Not to Miss this Showstopping Gig Harbor View Home 

Beautifully remodeled and showing off breathtaking views of the Puget Sound, Vashon Island, and Point Defiance, this one-of-a-kind view home is an absolute masterpiece in a prime location. Featuring a palatial 2,512-square-foot layout, this single-level home includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and living spaces designed with entertaining in mind. Located at 2848 Hollemgay Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, this not-to-miss gem is listed for $899,950. 

Curious to see exactly what makes this residence so special? Here are the top 6 reasons why buyers are sure to fall in love with this move-in ready retreat: 

1. The breathtaking view.

Whether you’re sunbathing out on the deck or you’re relaxing on the sofa in the living room, you have captivating views of the Puget Sound, Vashon Island, and Point Defiance. It’s easy to appreciate the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty all year long thanks to this home’s lovely vantage point. 

2. Outdoor bliss is all yours! 

Nestled on 0.35 picturesque acres, this property’s outdoor amenities include an impeccably landscaped yard, an expansive deck (with prime views, no less!), and a secluded patio and garden area. Ideal for those who love to garden and entertain, this home’s mature, lush greenery provides you with your very own outdoor oasis that’s tucked away on a quiet, dead-end street. 

3. An entertainer’s dream layout. 

Boasting an inviting floor plan that seamlessly flows right from the living room into the formal dining area, those who love to host holiday gatherings, dinner parties, and special occasions are in for a real treat! You’ve got plenty of space to host a crowd, and the open-concept great room offers yet another well-appointed space to entertain in. The kitchen (which features high-end finishes like new quartz counters and premium, stainless steel appliances) promises both fashion and function, and it opens up into the dining nook and additional living area. Wall-to-wall built-ins and a cozy fireplace characterize this light-filled space, and even your more laid-back get-togethers can be comfortably elegant thanks to this carefully curated setting.  

4. Sumptuous master suite.

Not only does the master bedroom offer an extra-large layout, but the all-new ensuite bath showcases the perfect blend of timeless style and on-trend details. From shimmering counters to the intricately tiled shower, wellness routines are extra indulgent in this spa-worthy haven. 

5. Fabulous remodel boasts luxurious style at every turn.

This home features a thoughtful remodel, and new owners are sure to enjoy a long list of updates that includes new windows, skylights, hardwoods throughout, carpets, French doors, screen doors to the new deck, paint, and of course, the all-new master bath. 

6. Prime Gig Harbor location close to shopping, restaurants, the waterfront and more! 

At 2848 Hollemgay Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, you’re incredibly close to Gig Harbor’s best amenities! You’re only a 2-minute drive to be right in the heart of Downtown Gig Harbor, you’re a 4-minute drive to Uptown Gig Harbor, and you’re also only 4 minutes to connect to Highway 16. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact  REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!

Posted on July 22, 2019 at 2:39 pm
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

Spacious & Scenic 3-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home on 1.15 Gorgeous Acres in Gig Harbor’s Artondale Area

Pacific Northwest beauty awaits at every turn with this 2,121-square-foot Gig Harbor gem! Nestled on a lush and beautifully landscaped 1.15 acres, this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home offers ample space to take advantage of both inside and out. Comfortable, spacious living areas await inside, while this property’s outdoor amenities include things like a patio, playhouse, and a sprawling lawn that leads right up to natural, scenic greenery. Located at 5404 Timber Lane NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335 and only 5 minutes to Uptown Gig Harbor, this move-in ready home is listed for $629,500.

Boasting picture-perfect curb appeal complete with mature landscaping, this eye-catching home-sweet-home is sure to inspire pride in ownership each time you pull in the driveway. Imagine coming home after a long day out and about and relaxing in the living room—the fireplace, cozy carpets, and views into the peaceful backyard make for the perfect way to unwind.

The layout unfolds into the dining nook and kitchen where a smart design offers ample storage for kitchen essentials. Enjoy sunny weekend brunches or laid back dinners in the dining nook, and serve up holiday meals or celebrate special occasions in the adjacent formal dining room.

When it’s time to turn in for the day, the master suite provides an idyllic getaway to retreat to. A large window fills the room with natural light while still ensuring you have ample privacy, and a door offers direct access to the backyard. Not only that, but you also have a dreamy walk-in closet and a 5-piece master bath that’s ready for indulgent bubble baths and rejuvenating wellness routines! 2 more bedrooms and an office promise versatility, and a laundry room with storage makes keeping the home organized and running smoothly as easy as possible.

This home’s outdoor offerings are just as impressive as its indoor amenities, and as soon as the weather warms up, this property presents you with vacation-ready delights all without even having to leave the comfort of home. Host barbecues or al fresco dinner parties on the patio and concrete deck, and end the evening roasting s’mores around the fire pit. A cabin-inspired playhouse is sure to provide hours and hours of play for little ones, and there’s ample space for a play toy, too. Garden enthusiasts are especially in for a treat—1.15 acres means you have almost endless opportunity whether you dream of cultivating your own vegetable garden or growing garden beds filled with vibrant blooms!

Living in the Artondale Area of Gig Harbor

At 5404 Timber Lane NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335 not only are you surrounded by Pacific Northwest beauty, but you’re merely minutes from top-notch city conveniences. Schools, Gig Harbor Golf Club, shopping, restaurants, and more are a short drive away. Access Highway 16 or all that awaits in Uptown Gig Harbor in just 5 minutes. Uptown Gig Harbor offers places like the Galaxy Uptown Luxury+ Theatre, Safeway, HomeGoods, MultiCare, the library, Michael’s, Kohl’s, and too many other shops, restaurants, and services to name. You’re also only an 8-minute drive to Downtown Gig Harbor, making it easy to take advantage of all that the iconic waterfront offers.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact  REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!


Posted on May 7, 2019 at 5:09 pm
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

Cute & Classic 3-Bedroom, 1.5-Bath Rambler in Central Gig Harbor Location – Pending in Just 2 Days!

Comfort and convenience are wrapped up into one charming package with this 1,246-square-foot Gig Harbor gem. Enjoy the ease of one-level living on almost a quarter acre, all while being merely minutes to Downtown Gig Harbor, Uptown Gig Harbor, Highway 16 and more. Located at 4114 64th St Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, this 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath home-sweet-home was listed for $349,000. (This listing went pending in only 2 days!)

When you pull in the driveway, the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest is immediately evident. The sprawling green lawn and towering trees that frame the home make for a picturesque atmosphere, and those who love to garden are certainly in for a treat.

Lovingly cared for over the years, this home’s inviting living spaces are characterized by vintage elements in tasteful, neutral colors. This means you can easily move right in and immediately begin infusing each space with your own personal style, or you could make a few upgrades to modernize the space a bit. Either way, whether your decor style is more traditional or trendy, it’s all wonderfully at home here.

In the living room, a gas fireplace is framed by eye-catching brick accents, and a huge corner window helps to fill the space with cheerful natural light. The layout flows into the kitchen and dining room, and here you’ll find a perfect layout for entertaining and whipping up homemade meals. A gorgeous teal and turquoise-detailed window adds a splash of vibrant flair to the space, and rich espresso-hued cabinetry offers ample storage. You even have a pantry in the mix, and the open kitchen looks into the dining room. Additionally, bar-style seating at the kitchen counter offers a laid-back dining option.

Each of this home’s 3 bedrooms offers something a bit different. The master bedroom includes an ensuite bath and views into the backyard, and in the other bedrooms you’ll find paneling elements that give each haven a cabin-inspired feel. Embrace the woodsy vibe or put your home decor skills to the test and let your imagination get to work! You’ll also find a separate laundry room with cabinetry storage, ideal for keeping household essentials organized.

Lush greenery and tranquil seclusion await in the backyard, and with almost a quarter of an acre all to yourself, the list of possibilities is a long one! For starters, you might choose to transform the patio into an outdoor paradise with comfy outdoor furniture, a barbecue, and strings of glowing firefly lights. There’s also ample room to try your hand at cultivating a vegetable garden and flower beds—the sky is the limit!

Living in Gig Harbor

At 4114 64th St Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, you can enjoy having privacy while still being incredibly close to city conveniences. Connect to Highway 16 in just 2 minutes, and find yourself in Downtown Gig Harbor in only 4 minutes. Uptown Gig Harbor is a quick 3-minute drive away, making it easy to access grocery stores, shopping, restaurants, services, entertainment and more.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact  REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!

Posted on March 13, 2019 at 11:46 am
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

Luxury Living Awaits! Traditional 4-Bedroom, 3.5-Bath Residence in Gig Harbor’s Canterwood Golf & Country Club Community

The lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of awaits in Gig Harbor’s Canterwood Golf & Country Club Community! Nestled high on a 0.53-acre lot with fantastic east and west sun exposure, this palatial 4,138-square-foot masterpiece is a delight to come home to time and time again. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a wine cellar, fabulous formal entertaining spaces and so much more, you’ll find ample room to transform into your unique vision of home. Located at 12915 50th Av Ct NW Gig Harbor WA 98332 and just minutes to city conveniences, this home is listed for $825,000.

Framed by lush landscaping and mature trees, this home’s thoroughly idyllic scene shows off top-notch curb appeal. With a classic brick exterior and an entryway designed to impress, this beauty is a treat to spend time in. Just in through the front door, a grand staircase beckons, while sunlight cascades in through large windows overhead.

Immediately to the right, the formal dining room offers a stunning setting for entertaining. Pristine wainscoting and crisp trim elevate the sophisticated scene, and whether you’re hosting holiday get-togethers or dinner parties, you’ll find ample room for a full-sized dining table—perfect for a lively crowd! The kitchen is conveniently around the corner, and this open-concept space is sure to become a hub of daily life. Find a large sunny dining nook and a spacious layout that features ample storage, plus a center island that boasts even more storage and counter space.

The layout effortlessly flows into the family room, a wonderfully light-filled haven with a classic brick-accented fireplace at the center of it all. Find the same versatile living space in the formal living room—imagine having a separate area designed with entertaining in mind, and a laid-back hangout in the family room perfect for relaxing and watching movies, or game nights among loved ones!

Even more flexible space awaits in the office, and upstairs you’ll find this home’s generous 4 bedrooms. Find sprawling layouts to take advantage of, and if you have an extra room or 2, consider transforming them into a hobby room, playroom, or a fitness center. You especially won’t want to miss the master suite—this resort-worthy retreat shows off a delicious blend of contemporary style and premium amenities. The large layout offers ample room for a sitting area, and a 2-way gas fireplace just adds to the sumptuous feel of it all. Enjoy an ensuite bath as well, complete with spa-inspired finishes, and a jacuzzi tub nestled in a sunlit corner. Indulge in rejuvenating bubble baths at your convenience!

Time spent outside is truly a joy thanks to this home’s tranquil backyard, an outdoor oasis with a gorgeous lawn and a spacious deck to enjoy the view from. With plenty of room for a barbecue, a comfy dining set, and lounge chairs, you’ll find opportunity for entertaining all summer long!

Living in Gig Harbor’s Canterwood Golf & Country Club Community

At 12915 50th Av Ct NW Gig Harbor WA 98332, enjoy easy living in the Canterwood Golf & Country Club Community! When you’re not playing a scenic round of golf or taking advantage of the fabulous country club amenities, you can easily enjoy some of Gig Harbor best amenities. Reach Downtown Gig Harbor in less than 10 minutes, where you can explore the waterfront, go out for dinner, browse art galleries, and window shop. Both Highway 16 and Borgen Boulevard are only a 5-minute drive from home, and here you’ll find places like Target, Albertons, Walgreens, Costco, Petco, and much more. 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact  REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!

Posted on June 24, 2018 at 9:00 am
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

Discover Stunning Luxury in this 5-Bedroom, 4.75-Bath Masterpiece in Gig Harbor’s Highlands at Rosedale Community

Built in 2016 and impeccably maintained, this gorgeous 5,064-square-foot Craftsman offers 3 levels of luxurious living and fabulous entertaining spaces! Nestled on a beautifully landscaped property in Gig Harbor’s Highlands at Rosedale community, this move-in ready residence offers premium amenities both inside and out. Located at 7614 76th Ave NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335 and just minutes to shopping, dining, and more, this 5-bedroom, 4.75-bath home is listed for $1,069,000.

Showcasing a delightful blend of classic Craftsman style and contemporary elements, this home’s picture-perfect exterior offers an impressive preview of all that awaits! Pristine landscaping welcomes you home, and as soon as you step in through the front door, this home’s sprawling open-concept layout beckons. Handsome hardwoods flow seamlessly, connecting the living room, kitchen, and dining area, while cheerful natural light cascades in through huge windows, illuminating each exquisite detail. A gorgeous stone-accented fireplace rests between neat built-ins in the living room, while the immaculately accented ceiling adds to the elegance of it all.

In the open chef’s kitchen, no expense has been spared! Replete with custom cabinetry, granite counters, sleek stainless steel appliances, and trendy island bar-style seating, the kitchen is ideal whether you’re whipping up homemade meals or enjoying a laid-back glass of wine with a friend. The adjacent dining nook offers a casual dining option, while the butler’s pantry leads to the formal dining room. Classic wainscoting and recessed ceiling details elevate this space to the heights of sophistication!

A haven of sumptuous retreat awaits upstairs, and among versatile rooms that offer loved ones privacy and space to call their own, the master suite awaits. Brimming with resort-worthy amenities, the master suite features an extra-large layout with ample room for a sitting area. The spa-ready 5-piece bath is an indulgent dream, complete with a lovely walk-in shower and a freestanding tub, perfect for rejuvenating bubble baths! You’ll also find a walk-in closet filled with built-in storage, ensuring you have plenty of organization options. 

Even more dynamic space can be enjoyed with this home’s versatile basement level, and here you’ll find a bonus room and a wet bar. Get ready to host game day get-togethers and movie marathons—there’s enough space to host a crowd here! Doors open up to the backyard’s covered patio, and from here you can head up a spiral staircase to the huge covered deck. Take in the tranquil view from this scenic perch—the meticulously landscaped yard extends to a beautiful stretch of natural foliage, giving you a sense of seclusion and the feeling of being away from it all. Plus, the park-like yard includes new landscaping with lighting, terraces, and plants to ensure that your home-sweet-home is ready for summer!

Living in Gig Harbor’s Highlands at Rosedale Community

At 7614 76th Ave NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, enjoy being tucked away in a quiet residential setting, all while being just minutes away from city conveniences. A short 9-minute drive connects you to Highway 16, and both Downtown Gig Harbor and Uptown Gig Harbor are at your fingertips as well. Schools, medical facilities, services, restaurants, shopping, and more are all wonderfully close by!

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact  REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!


Posted on April 13, 2018 at 3:46 pm
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

4-Bedroom, 3.25-Bath Craftsman with Large Back Deck in Highly Desired Corner of Gig Harbor

Nestled in a picturesque and highly desired corner of Gig Harbor, this 4-bedroom, 3.25-bath Craftsman sits on a secluded corner lot, surrounded by a fully-fenced yard, fruit trees and ample garden space. Skylights, bay windows and vaulted ceilings give this 3-floor home architectural appeal and aesthetic charm both inside and out. Generous deck space and an outdoor hot tub/spa turn this lush yard into an oasis of relaxation any time of year. Located at 5414 43rd Ave NW, Gig Harbor 98335, this 2,762-sq.-ft. residence is listed at $474,950.

Step inside to the comfortable formal living area and you’ll breathe a sigh of relief: this space was designed to help you unwind. Sunlight streams in through large bay windows, both here and in the attached dining space. Plush carpeting makes for a quiet, cozy scene, and leads to the home’s updated kitchen, complete with granite countertops, a large island with bar-style seating, and views of the large back deck. Attached to the kitchen sits the home’s second dining area, as well as an informal living space. Whether you’re sitting down to a big family meal or cooking up popcorn for movie night, this home offers plenty of space to entertain.


Upstairs, the home’s generous master suite features a comfortable attached bathroom with double sinks and a large soaking tub. A built-in ceiling fan ensures added comfort throughout the summer months, and a large walk-in closet leaves plenty of space for even the largest wardrobes. Vaulted ceilings in each of the home’s upstairs bedrooms add classic architectural detail, and versatile finishes ensure you can personalize the space to create your own home-sweet-home. In the daylight basement, an antique stove will keep you warm throughout the cooler months and a secondary kitchen space, complete with a dishwasher, means you’re ready to host guests and throw parties without hesitation.

But this home’s true crowning glory is it’s impressive back deck and lush yard. Partially covered and accessible through sliding glass doors in both the kitchen and basement, this large deck is the ideal space for hosting a barbecue, sunbathing, or enjoying a meal under the clouds. Just below, and protected from the elements, sits a large hot tub/spa where you can wind down after a long day, year round. Pets can roam free in this fully-fenced backyard, and a large paved driveway and 2-car garage mean you’ll have plenty of space to house recreational equipment, or even an RV.

Living in Gig Harbor

Whether you’re a permanent resident or just visiting for a weekend, Gig Harbor is a Northwest treasure. Tucked in a prime spot on the Puget Sound, it’s a playground for those who love staying active in the outdoors, especially on the water. Golfers will appreciate that Gig Harbor Golf Club is located just 5 minutes from this home’s front door at 5414 43rd Ave NW, Gig Harbor 98335. 6 minutes northwest brings you to Highway 16, and another 2 minutes takes you into beautiful downtown Gig Harbor, whose charming, small-town feel makes for a lovely spot to spend a day. Unparalleled natural views surround this picturesque town, and accompany you as you make the short drive to neighboring Tacoma. No matter your preference, this prime location makes it easy to get out and about.

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559.

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 12:47 pm
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

Contemporary Resort-Inspired 4-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home in Gig Harbor’s Whitley Hills Neighborhood

Tucked away on a spacious park-like lot, this turn-key gem is a dream to come home to. Featuring 2,521-square-feet of gorgeous space that boasts fabulous contemporary style throughout, this 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath beauty has been lovingly maintained and thoughtfully upgraded over the years. Fresh paint is just one of the many updates you’ll discover, and features like vaulted ceilings and skylights contribute to the bright and cheerful atmosphere. This residence also includes an expertly landscaped yard for a picturesque view whether you’re spending time inside or out! Located at 7501 43rd St Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, this pristine retreat is listed for $485,000.

When you pull in the extra-large driveway, this home’s impressive curb appeal delights the eye. Tall emerald trees frame the storybook scene, while a manicured yard and a smart exterior design hints at the luxurious interior. From the moment you step in through the front door, this home does not disappoint! A light-filled living room is ready for entertaining, and beautiful hardwoods and exquisite wainscoting contribute to this space’s elevated atmosphere. Find a similar look in the dining room, where you’ll also find views into the backyard and easy access to the kitchen!

Bright and open, the gourmet kitchen presents a cheerful atmosphere you’ll love spending time in. Whether you’re whipping up a meal or enjoying a relaxing glass of wine at the counter with friends, this well-appointed haven of elegance and efficiency is brimming with top-notch amenities. A spacious design includes ample storage, and large counters allow you to really spread out (perfect for cooking those elaborate holiday feasts!). The attractive backsplash enhances the light, neutral color palette, showing off just another one of this home’s carefully selected details.

A potential dining nook rests alongside the kitchen, and currently it’s used as a sunny desk space. Find even more versatile room in this home’s additional living area, an inviting scene that’s perfect for laid-back hangouts with loved ones. Whether you’re playing board games or enjoying a movie night, this welcoming space is ready for years of making memories! Downstairs, another cozy living room offers even more potential, and a chic fireplace just adds to the warm and comforting scene.

Featuring 4 generously sized bedrooms, this home includes plenty of privacy and space for loved ones to retreat to when it’s time to unwind. The master bath is especially of note—here, you’ll find a spa-like sanctuary that’s been updated with granite, new sinks, and tile.

As soon as the sun comes out and the weather warms up, this home’s private backyard beckons! A large composite deck shows off the ideal scene for entertaining, whether you’re hosting a weekend barbecue or enjoying cocktail hour. The adjacent patio provides plenty of room for sidewalk games, while the lush, sprawling carpet of grass is just waiting for lawn games, whether you’re playing croquet or throwing around a football.

Living in Gig Harbor

At 7501 43rd St Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, enjoy being nestled in Gig Harbor’s Whitley Hills neighborhood. For those who love spending time outdoors, this location is especially a treat—you’re close to Wollochet Bay, Gig Harbor Golf Club, and Fox Island, offering just a few of the many nearby opportunities available for exploring this city’s stunning outdoor amenities. You’re also just an 8-minute drive to Highway 16, making it easy to get around the rest of Gig Harbor and beyond!

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing! You can also contact REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!

Posted on July 28, 2017 at 4:27 pm
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

Luxury 4-Bedroom, 3.5-Bath Masterpiece Tucked Away in Gig Harbor’s Canterwood Golf & Country Club Community

Live the life you’ve always dreamed of in this exquisite Canterwood masterpiece! Nestled in a truly picturesque community, this expansive 4,465-square-foot home offers premium amenities, a fabulous blend of contemporary and traditional style, and luxury community conveniences at your fingertips. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, incredible entertaining spaces, and an immaculately landscaped backyard paradise, this home offers the opportunity to enjoy a resort-inspired lifestyle. Located at 12216 Osprey NW Dr Gig Harbor / Canterwood, WA 98332, this Gig Harbor gem is listed for $1,195,000.

Built in 2007, this pristine retreat is ready for you to move right in and make it your own. An incredible garden, timeless exterior design, and an oversized driveway all framed by tall emerald trees in the background greet you when you arrive home. As soon as you step in through the front door, an impressive entryway offers a preview of all that awaits inside! Shimmering hardwoods effortlessly flow from room to room, and a grand, open staircase draw the eye upstairs.

Immediately to the left, a haven of entertaining is a host’s dream come true! The formal living room features vaulted ceilings, huge windows, crisp wainscoting, and a stately fireplace at the center of it all. The layout leads right into the formal dining room, an elegant space that is a joy to host special occasions, sophisticated dinner parties, and holiday gatherings in!

The chef-ready kitchen is just around the corner—here, find top-of-the-line Viking appliances, shimmering granite counters, striking tile accents, and expertly crafted custom cabinetry. A large center island offers a casual dining option, while the adjacent window-wrapped dining nook features the perfect spot for a sunny weekend brunch! A cozy living room also awaits, showcasing a warm and inviting atmosphere complete with eye-catching built-in cabinetry and shelves, and a cabin-inspired, stone-accented fireplace.

Additionally, the main level also includes private office, and even more versatile space awaits upstairs. A media room provides the ultimate hangout—plush carpets, and a warm, vibrant color palette ensure this getaway is perfect for watching movies on a projector screen, working out, game nights, and more! When it’s time to retire for the day, this home’s 4 bedrooms each offer something special, but the luxury master suite is definitely not to miss.

Elements like neat trim, a recessed ceiling, and a separate sitting area create a truly lavish experience, ensuring you have your very own private haven to rest and relax in. The 5-piece ensuite bath offers spa-ready amenities, from separate sinks and storage options with carefully chosen finishes to the corner soaking tub that’s perfect for indulgent bubble baths.

As you may expect from this home’s spectacular interior offerings, the backyard oasis is a gorgeous haven to spend time in as well! Thoughtfully landscaped grounds include fruit trees, flowers, and several varieties of plants, a idyllic scene for those who love to garden. The lush setting also includes a covered deck, an expansive patio that’s ideal for hosting summertime get-togethers, a firepit sitting area, and even a secluded hot tub.

Living in Gig Harbor’s Canterwood Community

At 12216 Osprey NW Dr Gig Harbor / Canterwood, WA 98332, take advantage of all that the incredible Canterwood Golf & Country Club Community has to offer! The immaculate golf course and the club’s other premium amenities are all within reach for a vacation-inspired lifestyle, and Gig Harbor’s many other conveniences are also easily accessible. Highway 16 is a short 8-minute drive from home, while all of the shopping, dining, entertainment, and waterfront activities in Downtown Gig Harbor are just a quick 14-minute drive away!

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!

Posted on June 29, 2017 at 4:58 pm
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate

0.45-Acre Property with Partial Views of Puget Sound & Mountains in Downtown Gig Harbor

If you’ve been searching for the perfect spot to build your dream home, this 0.45-acre property in Downtown Gig Harbor listed for $255,000 is absolutely a must-see location! Ready for plans and permits and with a survey completed, this prime piece of property offers a truly unique opportunity. Take advantage of this rare offering and start creating the home you’ve always wanted!

Located at 0 Stinson Ave Gig Harbor, WA 98335, this property is tucked away in a residential setting all while being in an area that’s super easy to get around in. Not only is the neighborhood in a laid-back, residential environment, but you also get to enjoy partial views of the Puget Sound and mountains!

Downtown Gig Harbor is ready to explore, and offers tons of activities to enjoy all year long. The iconic Skansie Brothers Park right on the waterfront is a short 0.7 miles from home, making it easy to head down to play on the water, enjoy a meal at one of the waterfront restaurants, or spend the day shopping at one of the many galleries and charming shops.

For dining options, 7 Seas Brewing, Green Turtle, Tides Tavern, Spiro’s Pizza & Pasta, Brix 23, The Harbor General Store, Il Lucano Ristorante, Kelly’s Cafe & Espresso, Netshed No. 9, El Pueblito Mexican, and Java & Clay Cafe are just a handful of the many eateries close to home—head down to enjoy a dinner out, or easily pick up something for dinner on your way home from work!

Downtown Gig Harbor is also home to several fun outdoors activities, whether you want to explore the area’s fascinating history or head out for an active day on the water! The Harbor History Museum is a great place to explore or bring out-of-town guests, and scenic waterfront parks like Austin Estuary Park and Skansie Brothers Park are the perfect spot for a picnic with a view. For those who love boating and other water sports, you’re in luck—dock your boat down by the water, or enjoy a peaceful day of kayaking or paddleboarding!

At 0 Stinson Ave Gig Harbor, WA 98335, the convenience just continues—getting around the rest of Gig Harbor and the region is easy, since you’re just a 1-minute drive to Highway 16!

Interested in learning more about this listing? Contact REALTOR® Maria Kalafatich online here or give her a call/text at (253) 376-5559!

Posted on June 7, 2017 at 7:49 am
Maria Kalafatich | Category: Gig Harbor Real Estate