Near the city of Tacoma, the City of University Place will celebrate in 2020 its 25th anniversary of official incorporation in 1995. With a population of 33,000 as of 2017 Census, University Place has some of the most magnificent views of the Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier and the Olympic mountains. Located only minutes away from Highway 16 and I-5, University Place is only a short jaunt away from Gig Harbor, Port Orchard, Purdy, and other adjoining towns over the Narrows Bridge.
There are a lot of options for homes and 55+ living in University Place. Communities such as The Cottages at Peach Creek offer pet-friendly 55+ living in single story 2 or 3 bedroom rentals with an attached 1-2 car garage. The community also features:
The median price range for a home in University Place is $321,392 as of March 2019; monthly median rent is $1,133. There are also the condo-like living in the Town Center and many apartments available in University Place.
There is no shortage of recreation opportunities in University Place. From auctions to jazz festivals to the annual Duck-Daze parade and the new town center with Whole Foods, library, coffee shops, and restaurants, so much to see and do, you won’t be disappointed. There is also a small Senior Center with activities and regular bingo games close by.
University Place also has plenty of bicycle lanes for the enthusiast of recreation. Need a place for a kids’ birthday party, family picnic or reunion with your friends? Look no further than Sunset Terrace Park & Cirque Park!
55+ Real Estate Services can assist you in downsizing, upsizing, or rightsizing for that perfect place to call home! Whether this is your first move or 10th – we are here to help! Our experienced realtors will be there to guide you all the way!