Submitted by Barb Lally for Rob Rice Homes
It is no wonder. These stunning Rob Rice Homes border a picturesque golf course in a majestic Northwest setting of rolling hills and towering evergreens. But that is not all that draws so many to this lovely community.
Within minutes to I-5 and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, many of our new homeowners are thrilled to be living in Campus Peak because of all its accessible community attractions.
We want to give those looking to relocate a list of the amenities that contribute to the unparalleled quality of life at this highly-desired Rob Rice community.
Many home lots in Campus Peak enjoy views of The Woodlands Course. Ranked by Golf Digest as one of the “Top 75 Most Affordable Golf Courses,” it was the first of the two distinct championship courses built at The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie.
The Woodlands’ sister course, The Links, is a Scottish-style links course that stretches out to the mouth of the Puget Sound, framed by beautiful views of Mt. Rainier and the Sound.
Nature Trails, State and City Parks
Our entire community at Campus Peak is laced with sidewalks over rolling topography for evening strolls or morning runs.
Campus Peak is nestled in to the Meridian Campus, a Master Planned Community in Lacey with lovely wide, tree-lined roads and plenty of room for bikers. Several of our home lots overlook a future 5-acre City of Lacey park.
Meridian Neighborhood Park is just down the road and has 24 acres with a playground, picnic shelter and a basketball court. The community is within minutes of Tolmie State Park, a 105-acre park with 1,800 feet of saltwater shoreline on Puget Sound.
William Ives Trail is a nearby 1.5 mile walking and biking trail through a natural preserve with fairway views of the Hawks Prairie golf courses.
Also, close by is the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge a 3700-acre federal nature preserve on the shores of the Puget Sound and the Nisqually River Delta.
Numerous other parks are nearby and Mt. Rainier National Park is just 1.5 hours away. More park information can be found at the City Of Lacey website. More about the abundant walking and biking trails in our area can be found here.
Another Premiere Recreation Facility
Campus Peak is just 10 minutes from the Lacey Regional Athletic Complex that is considered one of the finest outdoor sporting venues in the state and a real attraction for families with sports enthusiasts.
Less than 2 miles away is the bustling business district of Hawks Prairie where homeowners have easy access to Costco, Home Depot, Walmart, workout centers, grocery stores, Starbucks, banks, popular restaurants and too many others to name.
More than 4 million shoppers from all over the region travel to Cabela’s in Lacey a destination-retail jewel, but for homeowners in Campus Peak, it is located just around the corner at the Gateway Town Center.
A new Providence Medical Clinicin Hawks Prairie is a great convenience for families living at the Meridian Also Providence St. Peter Hospital is considered one of the top regional hospitals in the country. (US News and World Report)
In addition to the County’s top employer, state government, there is a long list of large companies in the area that supply jobs and are near the community of Campus Peak.
Campus Peak is located in the North Thurston School District. You can request a welcome packet from the District here. The schools that serve the community currently are:
Olympic View Elementary
Chinook Middle School
Also a new middle school is currently being constructed.
North Thurston High School
Find the state report card for North Thurston District Schools at the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Lacey is fortunate to have Saint Martin’s University at its town center. South Puget Sound Community College and The Evergreen State College are nearby. All provide not only an excellent opportunity for secondary education locally but also many cultural activities for our community.
More For Kids
Timberland Regional Library System has 27 libraries throughout the area including our
Lacey library built with a Northwest feel with log ceiling beams and landscaped with wood-carved bears out front.
Hands On Children’s Museum in nearby Olympia is another unique area attraction that draws people from all over the region. The Museum stimulates creativity and learning through fun, interactive exhibits and programs for children, families and school groups.
This awesome opportunity serves children from all over Thurston County and provides a challenging, integrated music experience that includes orchestra and ensemble performances, music education and other music-related activities.
More Entertainment and Culture
Lacey has its own cineplex at Regal Martin Village Stadium and the area is fortunate to have the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, South Puget Sound’s largest performing arts facility with a variety of top entertainment and cultural programs.
There is so much more, but all this gives you an idea of the many attractions that our area holds. Just ask Jeanne Tranum—one of the Realtors who represents Rob Rice Homes at Campus Peak—about our “small-town” quality with big-time amenities that make it truly a great place to live. It is a wonderful place to raise a family or retire among unmatched Northwest beauty, both inside our Rob Rice community and around it.
Contact Realtor Jeanne Tranum at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at (360) 481-2255.
Rob Rice is Thurston County’s largest local home builder and was voted the Best of South Sound for 2013 and 2014. He has built more than 3000 homes over the last 30 years. He and his wife Helena live in Olympia with their two sons; Alex Michael and Carson. Rob is a graduate of Washington State University with degrees in construction management and architecture.
For more information about a Rob Rice Homes community please visit our website