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6 Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss this Expansive 5-Bedroom, 3-Bath Home in Olympia

Expertly crafted and boasting a wonderfully spacious 2,342-square-foot layout, this Olympia gem presents a unique opportunity. Not only are you just minutes from city conveniences, highway access, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, but you’re just as close to several outdoor opportunities! Quality time spent at home is sure to be enjoyable as well—with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, and expansive living spaces, this home is a haven of ultimate comfort. Located at 8314 55th Ave SE Olympia, WA 98513, this turnkey treasure is listed for $365,000. 

Curious to learn more about what makes this Olympia home so special? Read on for 6 reasons not to miss this residence:

1. Fantastic location close to convenience + JBLM. 

At 8314 55th Ave SE, you’re tucked away in a quiet residential setting and yet just an 8-minute drive to a huge hub of convenience. Just south of Interstate-5 you’ll find several amenities including places like Costco, The Home Depot, Walgreens, Safeway, Petco, Starbucks, LA Fitness, Ram Restaurant & Brewery, Puerto Vallarta, and dozens of other shops, services, and restaurants. Interstate-5 is only a 10-minute drive from home, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord is only minutes beyond that—those who work on base are sure to appreciate this particular location! 

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2. Outdoor activities are just minutes from home.

Imagine living just 2 minutes from the Pattison Lake Boat Launch—hop on your boat for the day and head out for hours of fishing and relaxation. Pattison Lake is stocked with rainbow trout and you’ll also find bass, perch, crappie, and more in the lake that’s conveniently open all year long. Hunter Family Farm is another fun local spot just 8 minutes from home—visit the pumpkin patch in the fall and a u-cut tree farm during the winter. The scenic Capitol City Golf Club is only a 9-minute drive from home, and you’re absolutely surrounded by park options whether you’re looking for tennis courts, a playground, or trails to jog on. 

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3. Impeccably maintained and move-in ready. 

Thanks to this home’s pristine spaces, you can move right in and start unpacking right away. Characterized by classic elegance, this home is ready to take on the future. 

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4. Spacious, well-appointed kitchen. 

Boasting a generously sized layout, the kitchen is a haven of elegance and efficiency. Large counters offer tons of space to spread out on, rich cabinetry provides lots of storage room for kitchen essentials, and the kitchen comes with a worry-free appliance package. A breakfast bar offers additional seating, and you can enjoy casual meals in the dining nook and special occasions in the formal dining room. During warmer months, deck access makes it as easy as possible to take advantage of barbecuing and al fresco dining. 

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5. Flexible living space. 

Upstairs, this home’s palatial main living area offers an impressive space to hang out in. Vaulted ceilings, a stylishly accented gas fireplace, natural light, and a sophisticated neutral color palette are all in the mix. Whether your personal aesthetic is more traditional or leans more toward the latest trends, it’ll all be at home here! Kick back and relax while you catch up on your favorite TV shows, or enjoy visiting with guests before dinner is served. 

Downstairs you’ll find another huge living space that promises versatility. Transform this spacious getaway into the ultimate hangout with an entertainment center and your favorite gaming consoles, or let little ones use it as a playroom. Additionally, this home’s 5 bedrooms offer even more flexibility—if you’ve been dreaming of having your own space for working out, hobbies, an office, etc., your dreams are within reach thanks to 2,342 square feet of dynamic space! 

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6. Awesome backyard with entertaining options. 

In the backyard, you’ll find abundant possibility—get ready to put your imagination to work! The deck and patio present entertaining perfection, and you can easily spruce up these outdoor spaces with comfy outdoor furniture and flower baskets. Mature greenery is conveniently in the mix, and you can add in your own garden beds and landscaping elements if you choose. There’s also plenty of room for pets and little ones to roam (and space for a play toy), and the fully fenced yard offers peace of mind. 

Meet Cyrus Bonnet

My name is REALTOR® Cyrus Bonnet and I am “JBLM’s Dedicated VA.” I love helping my clients find homes close to JBLM, whether you’re looking for something that’s 15 minutes to JBLM or 1 hour to JBLM. As a military real estate professional, I have a lot of experience serving those who are new to the area and need to find real estate close to JBLM. 

I’m Military & Veteran Housing Certified, a Certified Military Housing Specialist (, a Military Relocation Professional, a VA & Military Real Estate Specialist, and I’m a part of the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (plus I serve as the Tacoma chapter’s president!)… and more! I also love supporting organizations like the Wounded Warrior Project, War Dogs Making it Home, Paws & Stripes, etc. 

(If you’d like to learn more about me, I hope you’ll take a moment to watch the video above and check out my website.) 

Interested in learning more? Click here to view the full listing!

Want to work with a military REALTOR®? Ready to learn about homes near JBLM? Contact REALTOR® Cyrus Bonnet, the VA specialist, online here or give him a call/text at 253.343.4910.

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