Convenient Commute, Affordable, Pacific Lutheran UniversityMEDIAN: $335000
Parkland is most famous for being the home of Pacific Lutheran University. Located just off Highway 512 where the southernmost city limits of Tacoma meet Spanaway between Puyallup and Lakewood, Parkland is incredibly convenient for commuters with most homes being within less than 10 minutes drive to highway 512.
Parkland is centrally located. Whether you're headed north to Tacoma and Seattle or south to JBLM and Olympia, it's a very convenient place to live. The presence of Pacific Lutheran University adds the vibrancy of students and the sporting events, music, and lecturers that the university attracts to the community.
Take a walk and enjoy the beautiful campus of Pacific Lutheran University. Wander down Garfield Street and check out the local shops. The best Italian food in Pierce County is located in Parkland on Garfield Street at Marzano's Italian Restaurant. The pasta boscaiola will change your life.
Parkland has a wide variety of eras of home as well as price points. There are gated communities and whole neighborhoods of townhouses and multifamily units. There are craftsman homes on the same street as new construction. Pretty much any type of home you'd like to buy is available somewhere in Parkland!