Rob Rice Homes’ Black Lake Palisades Neighborhood SOLD OUT of Move-In Ready Homes

In search of the perfect home but found yourself with a wish list that seems impossible to fill? If you’re seeking a quality built new home in Tumwater, WA with upscale features by a trusted home builder then you’ve found Rob Rice Homes.

Rob’s neighborhood of Black Lake Palisades in Tumwater is completely sold out of move-in ready homes but soon a new two-story plan, the Rainier will be available. To be complete in the summer of 2019, this 2-story home offers 2,553 +/- sq ft and features 3 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, a bonus room, formal dining & the added benefit of a butler’s pantry between the kitchen and formal dining room. This home will have a contemporary design of black espresso stained Beech cabinets, quartz kitchen counters and extensive hardwood floors.


The Rainier is now under construction and the only home available for sale due to the popularity of the neighborhood.

Ideal Location

Black Lake Palisades is nestled in a rural setting just minutes to I-5, area amenities and the Black Lake Elementary school. Situated between Black Lake and the Deschutes River, the area’s natural beauty include prairies, trails, forests & more. Tumwater’s largest shopping area is just minutes away giving you the benefit of country-like living in an urban area. The home site of the Rainier plan is nestled on a private cul-de-sac across from the community open space adding to the serenity and quiet that the neighborhood offers. To view this home visit at: 3126 69th Lane SW Tumwater or view here. This home is offered at $429,950.


Black Lake Palisades is in an ideal location in Tumwater.

The community’s popularity is due to Rob’s quality construction and attention to detail that he puts in all of his neighborhoods he has developed and built in Thurston County since 1985.   For five consecutive years Rob has received the Best of South Sound – New Construction award and has built a reputation as the areas best and most sought after new home builder in the South Sound. Another contributing factor to the popularity of the neighborhood is the highly respected Tumwater School District. According to, Black Lake Elementary’s test scores are far above the state average.

Don’t Let This Opportunity Pass You By

The popular appeal of the Black Lake Palisades neighborhood is its unique characteristics. With only 31 lots, Black Lake Palisades offers a charming small cul-de-sac community with beautifully landscaped open space areas and quality homes. Now is your chance to be a part of Black Lake Palisades. “We only have nine building lots available and at the pace we are selling them, we won’t be here long. “states Rob. “Our homeowners really enjoy the quiet setting and small neighborhood feel that Black Lake Palisades offers.”


Sales Information

For more information, please contact Lucia Arroyo at or call 360-489-7478 or or call 360-888-2295.

Rob Rice is Thurston County’s largest local home builder and has been voted the Best of South Sound for the last six years. He has built more than 3000 homes in 43 different new home communities over more than 30 years. He and his wife Helena live in Olympia, WA with their two sons, Alex and Carson. Rob is a graduate of Washington State University with degrees in construction management and architecture.