About Silver Leaf
Briggs East Village Silver Leaf Residences is a new 200 unit age-restricted apartment development for active adults 55 & over on 6.35 acres within Briggs Village, a master planned community in southeast Olympia, WA.
Situated at the intersection of Henderson Boulevard and Yelm Highway, Briggs Village is just minutes from downtown Olympia and the Capitol government campus to the north, the cities of Lacey to the east, and Tumwater to the west and rural Thurston County to the South.
Community Building Features: The Silver Leaf Residences Community Building is accessed via a covered entry from the main parking lot or sky-bridge from adjacent Buildings ‘A’ & ‘C’. This multi-purpose facility which provides a variety of amenities and services to Silver Leaf residents will also house the leasing and management offices for the community. Inside you will find a large common lobby and inviting fireside lounge. The building will also contain an arts and crafts room, a table/card game room, a theatre, recreation rooms to enjoy a pool table, darts and other games, a technology center, a library, a community event/dining area with a kitchen as well as a large third floor viewing deck all for use by Silver Leaf residents. All of these amenities can be accessed via an elevator located within the Community Building. Outside is a visitor parking area.
Site Features: Silver Leaf Residences resides on 6.35 acres within Briggs Village, a sprawling 137 acre mixed use master planned community featuring six glacial kettles and an Arboretum overlooking Ward Lake. The development boasts over 40% of the land to be retained as open space as well as tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic and play areas and best of all Silver Leaf is just steps from the South Sound YMCA. Silver Leaf itself has many features that will satisfy your active pursuits. A fenced community flower & vegetable garden with adjacent tool shed will be provided for residents use along with a sheltered picnic area overlooking the adjacent glacial kettle and its dense native foliage. There will be large lawn area for passive recreational activities and another lawn for a dog walk area. There is a walking path that surrounds nearly the entire development and connects to the adjacent Arboretum paths overlooking Ward Lake and the larger 3 mile network of paths throughout the Briggs Village development.
Building Amenities: A covered entry with short term bicycle parking and covered benches give way to a generous entry lobby with an energy conserving entry vestibule. A lobby lounge area and a common mail area are located within entry lobby of each Residence building. A grand staircase rises from the lobby to second level and proves to be the centerpiece of this beautiful space. Long term bicycle parking can be found at each end of the first floor of the residential buildings. Resident trash & recycle rooms are located on each floor of the residential buildings, and a sky-bridge at the second and third floor of Buildings ‘A’ & ‘C’ connect them to the Commons Building (Building ‘B’). Each unit contains a washer & dryer, kitchens, with full size appliances, which open to the highly functional dining and living rooms. Large covered decks & patios are featured in a majority of the units, while large bedrooms and closets, large windows and tall ceilings (9 feet) in all living/dining rooms and bedrooms are included in each and every unit at Silver Leaf. Other amenities include high speed internet, cable TV and phone service.