3 Bed | 3 Bath | Listed at $499,900
Built in 1898, this quintessential home is farmhouse perfection in the heart of historic Mt. Rainier! The charming front porch and cherry red front door welcome you to this exceptionally bright and captivating home, where sunlight streams through the many doors and windows. Sited on a large flat lot with green grass, and tall shade trees, the main level features white maple floors, soaring ceilings, and a tastefully updated kitchen with granite counter-tops, gas cooking and plenty of storage; a lovely breakfast bar with task lighting; a deep kitchen sink with window overlooking the backyard; a separate dining area; and an updated powder room. The kitchen leads to an enormous, magazine-worthy screened porch – absolutely perfect for enjoying the best of summertime living! Beyond the screened porch is a large deck overlooking the sumptuous, swimming pool-sized backyard, and would be a wonderful spot for grilling, chilling, stargazing, and enjoying the wide open space. The garden shed is tucked away at the back of the yard, and provides storage for all of your equipment, supplies and toys. White maple floors and high ceilings continue to the upper level, where there are two generous-sized bedrooms with huge windows, and a renovated, full bathroom with soaking tub. The third floor master suite is spacious and dreamy, with a beautifully renovated full bath, and enough space for a both a bedroom and home office, or quiet reading nook, or nursery. The large lot and unfinished lower level offer an opportunity to add value and create additional living space for the new owners. Located within walking distance of neighborhood parks, community gardens, and the Red & Green Line Metro, Mt. Rainier is a vibrant and growing community, rich in diversity, arts and culture. Once a “streetcar suburb,” today Mt. Rainier is a member of the Gateway Arts District, and was recognized for its history and architectural value in 1990 when it was named to the National Register of Historic Places. Mt. Rainier offers large lots, tree-lined sidewalks, friendly neighbors, and lots of green space; rare amenities within such close proximity to the city.