Gem Heights: Off Base Neighborhood/Subdivision


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50-60 years old
Previously lived in: Tacoma, Auburn, Puyallup
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"Gem Heights, Puyallup, WA"

Gem Heights is an established neighborhood on South Hill Puyallup. Home prices range from the low $200k's to $400k+. There is a neighborhood clubhouse, swimming pool and tennis, basketball and volleyball courts. There is a big apartment complex (500+ units) being constructed as of this post. The Puyallup School district is always a top 5 school district in the state. Gem Heights is a great place to raise your kids.

Pros Cons
  1. Well maintained subdivisions
  2. Great Amenities
  3. Schools nearby
  4. Shopping nearby
  1. Some traffic issues at rush hour
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Price: $250-$400k

  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Recommended: Yes
  • Appearance: gated, well manicured with grass cut, looks uniform, curbs, common areas maintained, suburban, neighborhood parks, neighborhood pool
  • Website: http://www.gemclubha.org/

Additional Information

  • Family Type: Married with kids
  • Current Resident: Yes
  • Residency: 10 years
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# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Silver Creek Puyallup WA 1.2 mi
2 Lost Creek Graham WA 2.8 mi
3 Stadium District Tacoma WA 13.1 mi
4 North End Tacoma WA 14 mi
5 Clocktower DuPont WA 15.7 mi
6 Tahoma Meadows Yelm WA 18.5 mi
7 Avonlea Lacey WA 25.3 mi
8 Woodsmuir Olympia WA 25.9 mi
9 McCormick Woods Port Orchard WA 32.7 mi
10 The Ridge at McCormick Woods Port Orchard WA 33.1 mi
11 Manette Bremerton WA 35.2 mi
12 Kitsap Lake Bremerton WA 37.1 mi
13 Blueberry Meadows Bremerton WA 38.6 mi
14 Whisper Ridge Bremerton WA 41.2 mi
15 Meredith Heights Poulsbo WA 45.5 mi
16 Caldart Cottages Poulsbo WA 46.2 mi
17 Woods and Meadows Poulsbo WA 49.2 mi
# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Frank Brouillet Elementary School Puyallup WA 98375 Public PK-6 7 0.4 mi
2 Emma L Carson Elementary School Puyallup WA 98375 Public K-7 5 0.9 mi
3 Frederickson Elementary School Puyallup WA 98375 Public PK-6 4 1.1 mi
4 Firgrove Elementary School Puyallup WA 98373 Public K-6 4 2 mi
5 Pope Elementary School Puyallup WA 98374 Public K-6 5 2.2 mi
6 G W Edgerton Elementary School Puyallup WA 98374 Public PK-6 5 2.3 mi
7 Graham Elementary School Graham WA 98338 Public PK-6 5 2.3 mi
8 Bethel Elementary Learning Academy Graham WA 98338 Public K-6 NR 2.4 mi
9 Edward Zeiger Elementary School Puyallup WA 98373 Public PK-6 6 2.4 mi
10 Pioneer Valley Elementary School Spanaway WA 98387 Public PK-6 4 2.5 mi
11 Warren Hunt Elementary School Puyallup WA 98374 Public K-7 4 2.9 mi
12 Clover Creek Elementary School Tacoma WA 98446 Public PK-6 5 3.3 mi
13 Nelson Elementary School Graham WA 98375 Public PK-5 7 3.4 mi
14 North Star Elementary School Graham WA 98338 Public PK-6 4 3.5 mi
15 Ridgecrest Elementary School Puyallup WA 98374 Public PK-6 7 3.5 mi
16 Collins Elementary School Tacoma WA 98446 Public PK-5 3 3.7 mi
17 Woodland Elementary School Puyallup WA 98373 Public K-6 7 3.7 mi
18 Naches Trail Elementary School Tacoma WA 98446 Public PK-6 5 3.8 mi
19 Sunrise Elementary School Puyallup WA 98374 Public PK-6 & ungraded 3 4.2 mi
20 Ptarmigan Ridge Intermediate School Orting WA 98360 Public 3-5 5 4.2 mi
21 Shining Mountain Elementary School Spanaway WA 98387 Public PK-6 4 4.4 mi
22 Wildwood Elementary School Puyallup WA 98374 Public PK-6 4 4.7 mi
23 Orting Primary School Orting WA 98360 Public PK-2 NR 4.8 mi
24 Evergreen Elementary School Spanaway WA 98387 Public PK-6 8 4.8 mi
25 Central Avenue Elementary School Tacoma WA 98446 Public K-5 5 5 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Doris Stahl Junior High School Puyallup WA 98375 Public 7-9 4 0.4 mi
2 Emma L Carson Elementary School Puyallup WA 98375 Public K-7 5 0.9 mi
3 Ballou Jr High School Puyallup WA 98373 Public 7-9 7 2.1 mi
4 Pierce County Skills Center Puyallup WA 98375 Public 7-12 NR 2.2 mi
5 Liberty Junior High School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 6-8 5 2.5 mi
6 Glacier View Junior High School Puyallup WA 98374 Public 7-9 6 2.6 mi
7 Warren Hunt Elementary School Puyallup WA 98374 Public K-7 4 2.9 mi
8 Frontier Middle School Graham WA 98338 Public 7-9 4 3.4 mi
9 Orting Middle School Orting WA 98360 Public 6-8 5 4.3 mi
10 Ferrucci Jr High School Puyallup WA 98374 Public 7-9 4 4.3 mi
11 Bethel Junior High School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 6-9 NR 4.5 mi
12 Cedarcrest Jr High School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 6-12 3 5.1 mi
13 Pierce County Skill Center Summer School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 7-12 NR 5.5 mi
14 Bethel Online Academy Spanaway WA 98387 Public 7-12 NR 5.5 mi
15 Spanaway Junior High School Tacoma WA 98445 Public 6-9 3 5.7 mi
16 Kalles Junior High School Puyallup WA 98372 Public 7-9 8 5.8 mi
17 Puyallup Parent Partnership Program Puyallup WA 98372 Public K-8 NR 6.1 mi
18 Psd Special Services Puyallup WA 98371 Public PK-12 NR 6.1 mi
19 Morris Ford Middle School Tacoma WA 98445 Public 6-8 5 6.1 mi
20 Aylen Jr High School Puyallup WA 98371 Public 7-9 5 6.1 mi
21 Cougar Mountain Middle School Graham WA 98338 Public 6-8 4 6.3 mi
22 Gates Secondary School Tacoma WA 98444 Public 8-12 NR 6.8 mi
23 Phoenix Program Puyallup WA 98372 Public K-12 NR 7.1 mi
24 Sumner Middle School Sumner WA 98390 Public 6-9 7 7.2 mi
25 Perry G Keithley Middle School Tacoma WA 98444 Public 6-8 3 7.3 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Pierce County Skills Center Puyallup WA 98375 Public 7-12 NR 2.2 mi
2 Emerald Ridge High School Puyallup WA 98374 Public 10-12 4 2.4 mi
3 Gov John Rogers High School Puyallup WA 98373 Public 10-12 5 2.4 mi
4 Graham Kapowsin High School Graham WA 98338 Public 9-12 7 3.4 mi
5 Bethel High School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 9-12 4 4.7 mi
6 Orting High School Orting WA 98360 Public 9-12 5 4.7 mi
7 Spanaway Lake High School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 9-12 5 4.9 mi
8 Cedarcrest Jr High School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 6-12 3 5.1 mi
9 Pierce County Skill Center Summer School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 7-12 NR 5.5 mi
10 Bethel Online Academy Spanaway WA 98387 Public 7-12 NR 5.5 mi
11 Challenger Secondary School Spanaway WA 98387 Public 9-12 NR 5.7 mi
12 Franklin-Pierce High School Tacoma WA 98445 Public 9-12 6 5.9 mi
13 Open Doors Puyallup WA 98372 Public 9-12 NR 6.1 mi
14 Puyallup High School Puyallup WA 98371 Public 10-12 5 6.1 mi
15 Psd Special Services Puyallup WA 98371 Public PK-12 NR 6.1 mi
16 Gates Secondary School Tacoma WA 98444 Public 8-12 NR 6.8 mi
17 Gates Open Doors Program Tacoma WA 98444 Public 9-12 NR 6.8 mi
18 E B Walker High School Puyallup WA 98372 Public 8-12 2 7.1 mi
19 Phoenix Program Puyallup WA 98372 Public K-12 NR 7.1 mi
20 Washington High School Tacoma WA 98444 Public 9-12 4 7.4 mi
21 Chief Leschi School Puyallup WA 98371 Public K-12 2 7.7 mi
22 Sumner Senior High School Sumner WA 98390 Public 9-12 7 7.8 mi
23 Bonney Lake High School Bonney Lake WA 98391 Public 9-12 6 7.8 mi
24 Park Avenue Center Tacoma WA 98408 Public K-12 NR 8.9 mi
25 Learning Opportunity Center Tacoma WA 98424 Public 10-12 NR 9.5 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Cascade Christian Schools-Spanaway Elementary Tacoma WA 98446 Private PK-6 NR 3.4 mi
2 Cascade Christian Schools - Fredrickson Elementary Tacoma WA 98446 Private PK-6 NR 3.5 mi
3 The United Interdenominational Tacoma WA 98445 Private PK-12 NR 5.6 mi
4 New Hope Christian School Graham WA 98338 Private PK-6 NR 5.7 mi
5 Cascade Christian - Puyallup Elementary Puyallup WA 98372 Private K-6 NR 5.7 mi
6 All Saints Elementary School Puyallup WA 98371 Private PK-8 NR 5.9 mi
7 Imagination School Tacoma WA 98444 Private PK-2 NR 6 mi
8 Northwest Christian School Puyallup WA 98372 Private PK-8 NR 6 mi
9 Cascade Christian -Junior High/High School Puyallup WA 98372 Private 7-12 NR 6.1 mi
10 Good Samaritan School Puyallup WA 98371 Private 7-10 NR 6.1 mi
11 My Small-Sized Friends' Elementary Academy Puyallup WA 98372 Private PK-3 NR 6.1 mi
12 Imagination School of Education Tacoma WA 98444 Private PK-8 NR 6.3 mi
13 Parkland Lutheran Church & School Tacoma WA 98444 Private PK-8 NR 6.5 mi
14 St. Mary's Academy Tacoma WA 98444 Private 1-8 NR 6.6 mi
15 Mount Rainier Lutheran High School Tacoma WA 98447 Private 9-12 NR 6.6 mi
16 Faith Lutheran School Tacoma WA 98444 Private PK-8 NR 7.4 mi
17 Cascade Christian Schools-Tacoma Elementary Tacoma WA 98404 Private PK-6 NR 7.7 mi
18 Puget Sound Christian School Tacoma WA 98444 Private PK-6 NR 8.9 mi
19 Concordia Lutheran School Tacoma WA 98404 Private PK-8 NR 9 mi
20 All Saints School Fife WA 98424 Private PK-2 NR 9.4 mi
21 Tacoma Baptist Schools Tacoma WA 98409 Private PK-12 NR 9.9 mi
22 Hope School Tacoma WA 98409 Private PK-12 NR 10.2 mi
23 Skys The Limit Montessori Edgewood WA 98372 Private PK-2 NR 10.2 mi
24 St Frances Cabrini School Lakewood WA 98499 Private PK-8 NR 10.2 mi
25 Visitation Catholic School Tacoma WA 98409 Private PK-8 NR 10.6 mi
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Base Distance
McChord AFB 8.9 mi.
Fort Lewis 11.9 mi.
Coast Guard Seattle 33.7 mi.
Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton 35.4 mi.
Naval Base Kitsap Bangor 46.4 mi.
# Address Type City State Bedrooms Bathrooms Distance
1 414 Plum Street For Rent Bremerton WA 2 1 36.5 mi
2 243 Alderwood Dr For Sale Chehalis WA 3 2.5 42.9 mi
# Approved Name State Affiliation Category Cities Bases Specialties
1 MTA Approved Heather Fancher
Coldwell Banker Bain
WA Family Member of Service Member Real Estate Agents/ Broker Honored to serve those who serve. Serving South Puget Sound including Pierce, Thurston, Kitsap, and King counties. Cities: Puyallup, Graham, Frederickson, Tacoma, University Place, Ruston, Sumner, Bonney Lake, Auburn, Federal Way, Gig Harbor, Port Orchard, Kent, Renton, Spanaway, Des Moines, Tukwila, SeaTac, Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, Lakewood, Yelm, Roy, and surrounding areas. McChord AFB, Fort Lewis, Coast Guard Seattle Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
2 MTA Approved Meredith Saxon
Coldwell Banker Bain
WA Military Spouse Real Estate Agents/ Broker Gig Harbor, Fox Island, Bremerton, Silverdale, Poulsbo Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Fort Lewis Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
3 MTA Approved Tina Lombard
Independent Bank Mortgage
CO Family Member of Service Member Mortgage Lender Buckley AFB, Fort Carson, US Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Seattle, Fort Lewis Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
4 Larry Brubach
John L Scott
WA Family Member of Service Member Real Estate Agents/ Broker Dupont,Olympia,Lacey,Lakewood,Spanaway,Yelm,Roy,Puyallup,Tacoma,University Place,Graham,Sumner,Bonney Lake,Gig Harbor,Bremerton,Silverdale McChord AFB, McChord AFB, Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
5 MTA Approved Bob Savage
TheMLSonline.com
WA Veteran Real Estate Agents/ Broker Spanaway, Graham, Puyallup, Yelm, Roy, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Centralia, Dupont, Lakewood, Tacoma, Steilacoom, University Place, Gig Harbor, Fife, Edgewood, Auburn, Sumner, Bonney Lake, Kent, Renton, Tukwila, Des Moines, Burien, Federal Way, Issaquah, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Seattle, Bothell, Woodinville, Monroe, Shoreline, Lynnwood, Edmonds, Everett, Mukilteo, Marysville, Lake Stevens, Arlington, Stanwood, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor, Bremerton, Silverdale, Port Orchard, Poulsbo Fort Lewis, McChord AFB, Coast Guard Seattle, Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton, Everett Naval Station Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
6 MTA Approved Karin Zeigler
RE/MAX Professionals
WA Former Military Spouse Real Estate Agents/ Broker Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Dupont, Rochester, Tacoma, University Place, Yelm, Rainier, Shelton Fort Lewis, McChord AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
7 Dave Comeau
Professional Realty Services
WA Family Member of Service Member Real Estate Agents/ Broker Bremerton Bainbridge Island Poulsbo Kingston Silverdale Port Orchard Gig Harbor Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton, McChord AFB, Everett Naval Station Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Rental Searches
8 MTA Approved Roger Miranda
Home Team Dupont
WA Veteran Real Estate Agents/ Broker Dupont, Lacey, Olympia, Yelm, Tacoma, Steilacoom, Roy, Graham, Spanaway, Puyallup, Anderson Island, Tumwater, Lakewood Fort Lewis, McChord AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Property Management,Relocation
9 Jan Rich
Gateway Real Estate
WA Family Member of Service Member Real Estate Agents/ Broker Lakewood, DuPont, Lacey, Olympia, Tacoma Fort Lewis, McChord AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent
10 MTA Approved Nisha Smith
John L. Scott Dupont
WA Veteran Real Estate Agents/ Broker DuPont, Lacey, Olympia, University Place, Yelm, Roy, Tacoma, Spanaway, Puyallup and surrounding areas. Fort Lewis, McChord AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
11 MTA Approved Dana Charter
John L. Scott
WA Veteran Real Estate Agents/ Broker Steilacom, Depont, Yelm, Issaquah, Sammasmish, Carnation, Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland, Everette, Bothell, Seattle Fort Lewis, Everett Naval Station, Whidbey Island NAS, McChord AFB, Coast Guard Seattle Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
12 MTA Approved Jenn Hamilton
John L Scott Inc
WA Military Spouse Real Estate Agents/ Broker Pierce County, WA; Thurston County, WA; King County, WA; Kitsap County, WA; Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Lakewood, Tacoma, Steilacoom, Dupont, Edgewood, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, Orting, Graham, Spanaway, Bonney Lake, Sumner, Lake Tapps, Auburn, Federal Way, Bremerton, Silverdale Fort Lewis, McChord AFB, Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Fairchild AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Rental Searches,Relocation
13 Marlene Benton
Berkshire Hathaway Sound Realtors
WA Family Member of Service Member Real Estate Agents/ Broker Greater Seattle area. Homes and properties in Pierce Thurston and Lewis Counties Fort Lewis, McChord AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
14 MTA Approved Yvonne Stanton
Veterans National Lending Group
WA Military Spouse Mortgage Lender Olympia, puyallup, lacey, tacoma, jblm, dupont, lakewood, spanaway, south hill, yelm, roy, rainier, university place, tumwater, chehalis, centralia, shelton, hoodsport, union, federal way, seattle, fif, bonney lake, orting, stielacoom, ruston, edgewood, fircrest, sumner, gig harbor, buckley, eatonville, south prairie, wilkeson, carbonado, purdy, browns point, kapowsin, tenino, bucoda, belfair, matlock, bremerton, port orchard, seabeck, poulsbo, burley. chico, bethel, keyport, bainbridge island, gorst, southworth, hansville, bellevue, kirkland, renton, redmond, maple valley, des moines, carnation, duvall, algona, enumclaw, snoqualmie, mercer island, winlock, randle, packwood, pe ell, vader, morton, mossy rock, napavine, cinebar, toledo, mineral, aberdeen, elma, ocean shores, montesano, mccleary, pacific beach, cosmopolis, oakville, quinault, long beach, los angelas, fayetteville, hope mills, richmond hill, hinesville, savannah, columbus Fort Lewis, McChord AFB, Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton, Fort Stewart, Fort Benning Buyer Agent,Relocation
15 Phil Harlan
Keller Williams Realty South Sound
WA Real Estate Agents/ Broker Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Rochester, Tenino, Rainier, Chehalis, Centralia, Roy, Yelm McCleary, Montesano, Bucoda, West Olympia Fort Lewis, McChord AFB, Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
16 MTA Approved Steven Maloney
Keller Williams Realty Everett
WA Veteran Real Estate Agents/ Broker Everett Everett Naval Station, Fort Lewis, McChord AFB, Whidbey Island NAS, Coast Guard Bellingham Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
17 Genevieve Stoll
Windermere Real Estate/PSK, Inc.
WA Former Military Spouse Tacoma, Lakewood, Steilacoom, Spanaway, Hillhurst, Gig Harbor, Silverdale, Bremerton, Poulsbo, Port Orchard McChord AFB, Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
18 Dawn Smith
Home Team DuPont LLC
WA Military Spouse Real Estate Agents/ Broker DuPont, Lacey, Olympia, Steilacoom, University Place, Tumwater, Yelm, Spanaway, Lakewood Fort Lewis, McChord AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation
19 Yvette Olive
SWB Real Estate/Knipe Realty
WA Veteran Real Estate Agents/ Broker Vancouver, Ridgefield, La Center, Camas, Washougal, Battle Ground, Brush Prairie, Hockinson, Longview, Kelso Fort Lewis, McChord AFB Buyer Agent
20 Dylan Outerson
John L. Scott
WA Civilian Real Estate Agents/ Broker Tacoma, Lakewood, Steilacoom, DuPont, Spanaway, Frederickson, Graham, South Hill, Parkland, University Place, Fircrest, Ruston, Fife, Puyallup, Bonney Lake, Sumner, Orting, Elk Plain, Midland, Summit, Waller, Milton, Gig Harbor, Fox Island Fort Lewis Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation

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