This quintessential Mount Rainier bungalow with its iconic covered porch and broad columns feels like home at first sight. Natural light pours into the home through double paned windows, illuminating the original wood trim and solid hardwood floors throughout. This energy efficient home draws power from owned rooftop solar panels reducing utility bills and one's carbon footprint. Depending on usage, the electricity from the solar panels can reduce your electric bill by 50-100%.The main level has an open concept living room, dining room and kitchen. The wood burning fireplace is the focal point of the living room, useful not only in appearance but also providing heat with its insert. In the kitchen, delight over the wealth of counter space available while enjoying outdoor views. Storage space abounds in the functional U shaped kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, butcher block countertops, and gas range with vent hood which makes cooking a breeze regardless of what is on the menu. On the south side of the home are two spacious bedrooms, each with corner views of their respective sides of the house, and a hall bathroom with pedestal sink and tub. Upstairs, with full height ceilings, features a master suite, 2nd bedroom, full bath and walk in closet. The master suite with front facing dormer, comfortably fits a king size bed, the L shaped space offering a range of options including the possibility of an additional closet, sitting room or den. The second bedroom is also sized well for a bed and offers extra under-eave storage. The full bathroom on this level has been recently renovated with new tile and fixtures. Storage is not lacking on the upper floor with multiple closets, built-ins, and a separate walk-in closet with bonus space. The lower level is a fully finished basement with a separate entrance, perfect for guests whether short or long term. With a shared laundry and storage space accessible from upstairs and down, the lower level suite functions as independent living space with full kitchenette and bath. Choose where to unwind outside on the oversized covered front porch, or enjoy the level shaded backyard with deck. The grassy backyard offers ample room for outdoor enjoyment with its carefully curated family of mature trees for just the right mix of sun and shade.
Listing courtesy of RLAH Real Estate.