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Address: 12317 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98499-1419
Phone Number: +1 253-584-4106
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Lakewold Gardens is a premier 10-acre historic garden estate that features...

Lakewold Gardens is a premier 10-acre historic garden estate that features formal and natural settings. Located just south of Tacoma off of I-5 we are near the hustle and bustle of the city, but our gardens feel worlds away. Nestled amidst the lush English-inspired gardens is the Georgian-style mansion which overlooks Gravelly Lake. This historic and unique property is open year round to the public for self-guided garden tours and also serves as an elegant setting for a wedding, corporate event, or a private function. The Wagner House and gardens offer a variety of meeting room space that can be utilized many ways – from a small staff retreat in our upstairs boardroom overlooking the gardens, to an evening reception under our wisteria draped veranda – an event held at Lakewold is unlike any other. You and your guests will enjoy a beautiful backdrop and view from any of our event spaces. Special features include: a wisteria covered veranda, gorgeous spiral staircase, a unique quatrefoil pool, winding pathways, and a historic brick walkway. Discover why we are one of the premier venues in the South Sound.

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Small but peaceful

This place is not very big, but provides a lot of interesting plant life to view and has a very peaceful atmosphere. Just off busy Gravelly Lake, you would never know it as you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place is not very big, but provides a lot of interesting plant life to view and has a very peaceful atmosphere. Just off busy Gravelly Lake, you would never know it as you walk among the gardens and quaint water features.

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The garden is nicely laid out with views over the lake. Very good flower gardens and trees. The house in very attractively decorated.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Lakewold gardens is a beautiful oasis tucked away unexpectedly in a high trafficked residential area. At one time this was a personal residence. The grounds include beautiful gardens, a lovely vintage home, fountains, and a view of Gravelly Lake. It is a beautiful place for a peaceful and quiet stroll while taking in the mature plantings and trees. For those... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Our group of 20 had an informative tour of the gardens and home. Our docents were extremely knowledgeable and pleasant, readily answering our many questions and responding quickly to what the group wanted to see. The grounds are spectacular this time of year, and the home is lovely.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

An old estate converted into public gardens. I was an author and storyteller at a childrens function. My pen name is Larry Krackle

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

got to see this place for a lil while in lakewood fun and jad sun so it was bettter just go with sun its better

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University Place, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is a quiet easy to get to spot that is off the beaten trail. Nice walks and many varieties to see.

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1 Thank Lance1976
Camisano Vicentino, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

We went to visit the garden and were not very impressed. It's is more a park setting and it's very beautiful but it didn't feel much like a garden. There were almost no flowering plants but it could be just the time of the year. Although you can tour the "Wagner Mansion" on the property you don't see much, only... More 

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Lakewood, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

a beautiful garden setting in the mansion settings of gravelly lake tradition. not only the grounds but the building is elegant.

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Lakewood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

I am a member of Lakewold Gardens and recently visited a floral display, photo and sculpture exhibits in the main house. The gardens are just beautiful now with more plants and trees that will bloom during the summer months. This is a true Lakewood treasure and should not be missed.

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