5236 78th Avenue NW

Olympia, WA
$ 1,425,000 Beds 2 Baths 3.5 Sq 3,088
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New Price! Totten Inlet Waterfront. Rare opportunity to own a 180+ sweeping view waterfront home w/172' of low & no bank waterfront, boat launch & 2.6 private acres, w/unobstructed views of the water, sea life & Olympic Mtns from all living areas & bedrms. The 3088sf hm includes a MIL apt with a separate entrance on the lower floor. Ideal for guests & entertaining. Massive, terraced patio area for entertaining. Extensive updates & remodeling throughout. The main living area has floor-to-ceiling windows to gaze at the water, sea life & mountains. The master bedrm on the main floor also has views, a 5 piece master bath & lrg walk-in closet. The detached 733sf Studio is heated w/ 3/4 bath & ready for your imagination of uses. Too much to list

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 1,425,000
  • Lot Size
  • 2.6 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,088
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1950
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Olympia
  • Taxes
  • $ 7551
  • County
  • Style
  • NW Contemporary
  • Area
  • Thurston Nw
  • MLS#
  • 1752639
  • Zip
  • 98502
Listing Provided by: Blue Emerald Real Estate Co. and NWMLS
Data Source: Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) - 21 - WA



Appliances Dishwasher, Dryer, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
Architectural Style NW Contemporary
Attached Garage No
Basement Daylight, Finished
Building Area Units Square Feet
Carport Y/N Yes
City Olympia
County Thurston
Directions From Olympia - North on SR HWY 101, R on Steamboat Island Rd, Follow Steamboat isl rd to the left at 'T' just off the HWY, L on Gallagher Cove Rd, L on 78th Ave to sign on right.
Elementary School Griffin Elem
Energy Efficient 90%+ High Efficiency, Double Wall
Entry Location Lower, Main
Exterior Features Wood, Wood Products
Facing Direction North
Flooring Ceramic Tile, Laminate, Laminate, Vinyl, Carpet
Garage Y/N No
High School Capital High
High School District Griffin
Interior Features Central A/C, Forced Air, Ceramic Tile, Laminate, Laminate Hardwood, Wall to Wall Carpet, 2nd Kitchen, Bath Off Master, Ceiling Fan(s), Dbl Pane/Storm Windw, Dining Room, French Doors, Vaulted Ceilings
Levels Multi/Split
MLS Area 441 - Thurston Nw
Middle/Junior High School Griffin Mid School
New Construction No
Possession Closing
Property Style 15 - Multi Level
Property SubType Residential
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Very Good
Roof Composition
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Septic Tank
Special Listing Conditions None
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name 78th
Structure Type House
Subdivision Name Steamboat Island
Tax Annual Amount 7551
Tax Year 2021
Terms Cash Out, Conventional
Topography PartialSlope, Sloped
Utilities Cable Connected, High Speed Internet, Propane, Septic, Propane, Wood, Individual Well
View Bay, Mountain(s), Sound, Territorial
Waterfront Features Bank-Low, No Bank, Sound
Year Built 1950
Zoning Description No

Interior Features

3/4 Baths 1
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Bathrooms 3.25
Baths Full Main 1
Baths Full Upper 1
Baths Half Main 1
Baths Three Quarter Lower 1
Bedrooms Possible 2
Bedrooms Upper 1
Electric On Property Y/N No
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Fireplaces Lower 1
Full Baths 2
Furnished Y/N Unfurnished
Half Baths 1
Heating Y/N Yes
Living Area 3088
Living Area Units Square Feet
Main Level Bedrooms 1
Power Production Type Propane, Wood
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 2
Total Fireplaces 1
Water Heater Location Lower Level
Water Heater Type Propane

Exterior Features

Accessory Dwelling Unit AttachedDwelling
Building Area Total 3088
Covered Spaces 3
Foundation Details Poured Concrete
Inclusions Dishwasher, Dryer, RangeOven, Refrigerator, Washer
Irrigation Water Rights Y/N No
Lot Dimensions 172' x 679' Approx
Lot Features Dead End Street, Paved, Secluded
Lot Size Acres 2.6
Lot Size Square Feet 113256
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Open Parking Y/N No
Parking Features RV Parking
Site Features Cable TV, Deck, Dog Run, Fenced-Partially, High Speed Internet, Outbuildings, Patio, Propane, RV Parking
Total Parking 3
Vegetation Garden Space
View Y/N Yes
Water Source Individual Well
Waterfront Footage 172'
Waterfront Y/N Yes


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Bellingham, WA office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Griffin Elem
Middle School Griffin Mid School
High School Capital High

Price History

4/9/2021 Listed $1,699,900
6/8/2021 12% - $1,500,000
7/23/2021 5% - $1,425,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 98502

AVG $650K
AVG $5,047
AVG 90
Year Built
AVG 1986


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5236 78th Avenue NW Olympia, WA is a Single Family Home for sale at $1425000 with 3088 sqft and a lot size of 2.6 Acres Acre(s). 5236 78th Avenue NW Olympia has 2 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1950. The property's zip code is 98502 which is in Olympia, WA

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