Endless possibility is yours with this lovingly cared for and thoughtfully updated Jovita Heights gem! Featuring an expansive 3,000-square-foot layout with 4 bedrooms, 2.75 baths, and sprawling light-filled living spaces ready for your personal touch, this home-sweet-home is sure to provide excellent versatility in the years to come. Additionally, a 4-car garage and a detached 40’ x 25’ shop show off even more flexibility, offering the space you’ve always dreamed of having for vehicles, projects, and hobbies. Located at 36066 57th Avenue S Auburn, WA 98001 and perfectly situated for commuting to both Seattle and Tacoma, this dynamic 1.53-acre property is listed for $895,000.
A massive paved circular driveway greets you when you arrive home, and a grand covered breezeway frames the front door. A custom reverse-style split entry awaits when you first step inside, and just downstairs, spacious sunlit living awaits. Here, a fireplace nestled amid classic brick, stone, and paneling details anchors the scene, adding textured visual intrigue to the welcoming aesthetic. Built in 1960, you’ll find many vintage elements throughout this home, and just as many updates. A new roof, updated panel, newer water heater, and a newer garage door on the shop rest alongside features like a furnace with a heat pump, double pane windows, and a total of 2 fireplaces for extra coziness!
On the other side of the living room’s fireplace, the dining area is ready for hosting mealtime gatherings, and the kitchen is conveniently adjacent. Here, a warm color palette is met with ample natural light, and the smart layout ensures that whipping up homemade meals and baking delicious treats is a breeze. You also have tons of storage for all of your kitchen essentials, and another standout highlight here is the sunny garden window above the kitchen sink! Keep your favorite plants and fresh herbs easily within reach. Plus, the laundry area is right around the corner; switch laundry loads while dinner simmers on the stove.
Even more versatile living space awaits upstairs, and here you have direct access to the deck. The primary suite also features deck access, so you can pop outside whenever the mood strikes to take in the fresh air and rejuvenating sunshine! A total of 4 bedrooms and 2.75 baths offer loved ones privacy and comfortable retreats to unwind in.
A 4-car garage and a detached 40’ x 25’ shop with a half basement are yours to transform as well. Of course, you can use this versatile square footage for parking and storage, but it’s also perfect for working on projects and hobbies. You could create an art studio, an epic home gym, a woodworking workshop, or even build the ultimate garage setup to work on your cars and hangout!
With 1.53 acres of outdoor space, this property presents even more opportunity to cultivate the oasis you’ve been envisioning for yourself. The deck overlooks the park-like scene of mature landscaping, garden space, and a pond/waterfall feature. A sprinkler system helps to keep things looking lush, and you can admire the natural beauty while you relax on the covered patio or gazebo and de-stress in the hot tub.
Living in Auburn’s Jovita Heights Neighborhood
At 36066 57th Avenue S Auburn, WA 98001, you’re situated in an ideal location for those who commute to Tacoma or Seattle. Access either Interstate-5 or Highway 167 in just 6-8 minutes to head north or south. You can be at SeaTac International Airport in just 20 minutes, in the heart of Downtown Seattle in just 30 minutes, or in Downtown Tacoma in about 17 minutes. Auburn Station is just 9 minutes away, and you can park here and hop on the Sounder Train to Tacoma or Seattle as well, with many stops along the way.
When you need to run errands, you have several options in Auburn or neighboring Federal Way, all less than 10 minutes from home. Places like Costco, The Home Depot, Target, Safeway, The Commons at Federal Way, Trader Joe’s, Walmart Supercenter, Fred Meyer, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and so many other shops, restaurants, and local services are all close by!
If you have a question about this Auburn home, you can contact REALTOR® Cathy Torgerson at (253) 740-3531 or contact REALTOR® Vickie Jennings at 252-229-9709. You can also reach out to both Cathy and Vickie online here!