Review of Tacoma, Washington


Browns Point / Tacoma WA 98422
Star Rating - 5/3/2015
Beautiful Sound Views, Affordable housing from affordable to million dollar water front homes and everything in between. Quiet Community, great Schools with parental involvement and only 15 minutes to downtown Tacoma 20 minutes to Seattle Tacoma International Airport and 30-35 minutes to downtown Seattle depending on traffic. It is a secret. Most people think it is too far away from everything, but its not. And if you have to drive an extra 5 minutes to where you are going, and that is approximately all it is, for the beauty, quiet and safety of this low crime community, most would drive the extra 5 minutes. There is actually a high population of people from all over the nation who have discovered Browns Point when they moved here, compared to the locals who live in the communities around it. I have lived in Seattle and in Tacoma and I would look across the Puget Sound at this sunny point of land with its quaint Lighthouse and finally said I want to live there. Now my Sound views are facing west and we enjoy watching the sailboat regattas during the summer and the ships all year round. Local festivities and history go back 100's of years, giving this community a culture that still exists. Browns Point is hard to beat if you are working in the South King County or North Pierce county areas or commute nationally or internationally. Thus many pilots live in Browns Point which is far enough south not to get the plane noise. Some New Construction and we personally have an older home built in 1919 but the majority of housing has been built from the 90's forward in the higher end areas and from the 70's and 80's in the more affordable areas. Rocky beaches and Sandy Beaches are found here with parks for everyone to enjoy. And you can still find families of fox, coyotes, skunks and deer as your neighbors. I can't imagine ever leaving this community it is so very wonderful.
Gini | Tacoma, WA
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