I lived in DuPont, before moving to Oakbrook in Lakewood. I lived there for 9 years and loved every minute of it. I loved watching people walk, run and bicycle alone or with their family during warmer months. It's a very active community. Some people call it "pleasantville" because of it's near-like perfect look. The HOA takes great pains to make sure all the common areas are well cared for.
It is a military centric community due to its proximity to the nearest base Joint Base Lewis McChord (10 min), but it has many other residents who are non military. This small town contains an Intel campus, State Farm Headquarters, Girl Scout Community Headquarters and an Amazon Fulfillment Center.
Some things to love about DuPont are its relative newness, it's HOA which is affordable but keeps the area beautiful, its tight knit community and its close proximity to bigger shopping. So, it has a small town feel but a close proximity to things that one may need:
15 minutes to large grocery shopping (or Base BX / Post PX): Lacey Safeway, Target, Lowes OR Lakewood Safeway, Target, Old Navy, etc.
20 minutes to Tacoma Mall in Tacoma.
10 minutes to Steilacoom Fresh Picked Market, the summer Farmer's Market (Wed). 15 minutes to Lakewood's Summer Farmer's Market (Tues).
DuPont has it's own General Store that you can buy odds and ends as well as deli food to go.
Also, DuPont has it's very own liquor store as well: DuPont Cigar & Liquor.
Favorite Sushi: iSushi. I tend to be a sushi snob and when I found this place, it was pure heaven. Not too many great sushi places around. You must give this place a try.
Favorite Mexican: Viva Mexican Restaurant
Favorite Pizza: Many in DuPont may hate me for saying this, but despite the size of Farelli's and its reputation, I really like the small pizza guy better; Bruceki's. I'm a sucker for small businesses, true, but this pizza once made me drive 20 minutes to meet the delivery person half way because they didn't deliver to Lakewood!
One of great things about DuPont is its 13 miles of paved trails. It also has a hidden beach that not many people know about that goes out to the Puget Sound.
Schools in DuPont, WA are in the highly rated Steilacoom School District.
Our kids have fond memories of growing up in DuPont. Never a lack of friends, things to do or someone looking out for them. The 4th of July, Halloween and the bi-annual yard sale events were the funnest things that everyone looked forward to. It was a city-wide participation which made it so engaging.
2 Bedroom Homes for Sale in DuPont, WA (Average price is $220k, 1 listing as of 2/12/2017)
3-4 Bedroom Homes for Sale in DuPont, WA (Average price is $331k, 6 listings as of 2/12/2017)
5+ Bedroom Homes for Sale in DuPont, WA (Average price is $0k, 0 listings as of 2/12/2017)
Beautiful, turnkey home with loft + den! New designer interior paint wide planked flooring. Perfect open concept floorplan. Stunning sizeable kitchen w/slab granite CTs, ...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Professionals.
Welcome home! This well maintained 1-owner home has been meticulously care for throughout the years. Located in a serene Dupont neighborhood, this home is move-in-ready! ...
Listing courtesy of John L. Scott, Inc..
Welcome to this charming Centex cottage that has been remodeled from top to bottom! You will not believe the amazing upgrades throughout. Gorgeous kitchen features top of...
Listing courtesy of Better Properties DuPont.
Spacious, beautiful and on a quiet street!! This 3 bdrm 2.5 bath home has central air to keep you cool on hot summer days. The main floor has a separate dining room and...
Listing courtesy of ALLEN Realtors.
Lovely home on an amazing lot w/ a new sprinkler system. The large, fully fenced yard includes a patio, terraced & cultivated garden areas, fruit trees, & more. Truly, a ...
Listing courtesy of Better Properties DuPont.
Charming craftsman style 4 BR home with 2120 square feet and 2-car attached garage. Warm laminate flooring flow through the LR and DR. Eat-in kitchen with stainless appli...
Listing courtesy of Home Team DuPont, LLC.
Home features open floor plan with new laminate wood flooring, formal dining room, and kitchen that opens up to family room. Features also include custom paint, white woo...
Listing courtesy of MLS4owners.com.
The Emerald at Hoffman Hill Wolrld's First Wi-Fi Certified home by LENNAR 1,899 sq. ft. 4Bd/2.5Ba. Located in highly-coveted Steilacoom School District. A commuter's dre...
Listing courtesy of Lennar Sales Corp..
Sitting directly across from Ethel Lumsdon Park in the heart of Old DuPont this one level home has been loved for many years and ready for new owners to call home. Get yo...
Listing courtesy of Windermere Professional Prtnrs.
Darling home located in coveted Northwest Landing. With over 2500sqft of living space you're sure to notice this home has been well maintained and features a unique floor...
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Bain.