- Property Types: Land, Residential
- State: Washington
- County: Pierce County
- City: Lakewood
- Zip: 98498
- Price: $28,000
- Total Acreage: 0.56
- Property ID: 0219091044
- Property Address: Not assigned, Lakewood, WA, 98498
- APN: 0219091044
- Dimensions: 94' X 161' X 123' X 128'
- GPS: 47.154832019708, -122.55337692209
- Roads: Currently no access road but ready to be built.
- Power: Available
- Water: Available
- Sewer: Available
- Taxes: $373
- Seller Fees: 100
Close to schools and small lakes, this property is nestled in the city in an up and coming neighborhood but is still forested and has tons of privacy.
Section 09 Township 19 Range 02 Quarter 12 : COM N QUARTER COR OF SEC TH S 89 DEG 23 MIN 00 SEC E 1447.10 FT TH S 41 DEG 39 MIN 00 SEC W 491.64 FT TO POB TH CONT S 41 DEG 39 MIN 00 SEC W 152.21 FT TH S 51 DEG 13 MIN 00 SEC W 47.79 FT TH N 34 DEG 25 MIN 54 SEC W 160.27 FT TO MOST SLY COR OF L 14 MADRONA HILLS TH N 49 DEG 32 MIN 54 SEC E 132 FT TO MOST ELY COR OF SD L 14 TH S 60 DEG 01 MIN 12 SEC E 148.43 FT TO POB SEG E 7045
THE AREA: You are buying a gorgeous half acre residential lot in the Interlaken district of Lakewood, Washington. Previously owned by the county, this lot is an untamed forest hidden in the heart of the city, nestled between homes valued $430k to $650k. This property has plenty of privacy but enjoys all the benefits of living in the city with schools and shopping nearby and the I-5 freeway just 2 miles away.
Interlaken is a scenic neighborhood that boasts 5 lakes within 1.2 miles of the property and also has plenty of parks. The Puget Sound is 2.5 miles away where you can visit the Sunnyside Beach Park and maybe spot an orca or whale. The Olympic National Forest is a 67 mile drive in one direction while Mount Rainer National Park is a 57 mile drive in the other direction.
Lakewood, with a population just over 58k, is about 10 miles south of Tacoma and 40 miles south of Seattle, Washington. So all the big city attractions are nearby when you want them but Lakewood enjoys a less hectic pace of life.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Nature's beauty is at your fingertips with some truly picturesque views. Going beyond your own private forest, Carp Lake is 0.4 miles away, Lake Louise is 0.7 miles away, Steilacoom Lake is 0.9 miles away, Gravelly Lake is 1 miles away, and American Lake is 1.2 miles away. Washington Park, Lakewold Gardens, and Fort Steilacoom Park are all about a mile away. To catch sight of some wildlife, you can visit Farrell's Marsh Wildlife Area, about 2 miles away.
The only rainforest in the United States, 628,115 acre Olympic National Forest is only a 67 mile drive away. To the Southeast, Mt. Rainier is a 57 mile drive. The larger Chambers Bay Golf Course and Meadow Park Golf Course are within 7 miles of the property with other smaller courses nearby too. If you’re looking for the excitement of the city, Tacoma is a 15-minute drive and Seattle is a 45-minute drive.
DRIVING SOUTH FROM TACOMA: Drive South on I-5 and take exit 124 for Gravelly Lake Dr. Turn right onto Gravelly Lake Dr SW and drive for 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Washington Blvd SW. After 0.4 miles, turn right unto 83rd Ave SW. After 0.5 miles turn left unto 112th St SW. Continue to the end of 112th St SW (about 0.2 miles) and park. From there, you would need to walk into the property. See Map for details.
THE PROPERTY: This gorgeous 0.56 acre parcel of land is located in Lakewood, within Pierce County, in the western part of the Interlaken community. Forested residential land, the property does not currently have an access road although the city has marked where the access road could be built (see map). A formal building review would need to be performed to determine the best building site on the property. With its prime location to so many natural wonders and cities, this property could be the ultimate diamond in the rough where you could enjoy a secluded forested parcel.
The 2021 taxes are estimated around $300 and there are no HOA/POA fees. No back taxes or liens. Looking for a good deal? Land valuation is $29,500. Immediate neighbor properties range in value between $430K and $650K, according to Zillow! Home values have increased 15.3% in the last year and are expected to increase an additional 7.3% this next year.