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West Seattle's Best Kept Secret: Hummingbird House

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Last updated: 09/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A two story, BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED 1939 BRICK TUDOR, your home away from home, in beautiful West Seattle. This long-term luxury home comes completely furnished with original art, designer furniture and everything you'll need to make your stay complete.

CONVENIENTLY LOCATED, snuggled in the heart of West Seattle and surrounded by 30-foot conifers, bamboo and a 10-foot hedge, this urban property is very private and lush. Lots of hummingbirds! WALKING DISTANCE to grocery stores, boutiques, restaurants, gyms, Yoga, cafes, bus line and MINUTES AWAY from seaside Lincoln Park, Alki Beach, Water Taxi, Fauntleroy Ferry terminal, 10 minutes straight downtown. *New: FRANCISCAN MEDICAL / URGENT CARE CENTER a few minutes walking.

Gleaming hardwood floors, MARBLE FIREPLACE, period light fixtures, formal dining room, remodeled eat-in fully equipped kitchen with gas range. One full bath, one half bath upstairs, additional bath in Firelight Studio (see below).

The two top floors have FOUR LOVELY BEDROOMS, two with a queen bed, one with a double, one with a twin bed. One full bath and one half-bath, all linens, towels and bedding provided. TV room and piano room, too! FAMILIES WELCOME! **Upstairs SLEEPS 6. $420/night for both units. See Below:

**NEW ADDITION, ATTACHED UNIT: FIRELIGHT STUDIO APARTMENT, a separate rental unit. The 750 Sq. Ft. Retro studio apartment is a large, open space with a fireplace and lots of daylight windows! The cozy apartment has a double bed, furniture, kitchen and bath. The studio can be rented separately and LARGE GROUPS have the option of renting the upper 2 floors of Hummingbird House AND the Firelight Studio. View Retro kitchen photo in Hum House photos. **SLEEPS 2. EMAIL OR CALL FOR PHOTOS, AVAILABILITY & ADDITIONAL INFO.
Nightly Rates: $125 - $140
Weekly Rate: $700 - $950
Monthly Rate: $1700 (winter/2 months min.)
Cleaning Fee .. $60
3 night minimum. 4 - 5 night minimum for major holidays.

PLEASE CALL Teri and Dan to CONFIRM AVAILABILITY - (206) 938-0248. Check our rates and calendar also.

Keywords: Beautiful Classic Home - Great Location near West Seattle Junction and minutes away from downtown, beaches and shops!


Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Porta crib and high chair, booster chair are available on request. Art supplies and a child easel available on request....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 5-9

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    Upstairs, desk, large closet, near bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Upstairs, skylight, near bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Upstairs, skylight, near bathroom...moreless

  • Attached Unit - Firelight Studio: 1 double

    Full Kitchen, separate entry, TV, living area, fireplace...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main Floor, TV in room, near bathroom...moreless

  • 2 queens beds - 1 upstairs, 1 Main Floor, 1 Twin Bed upstairs, 1 Double Bed upstairs. Main Floor bedroom has a TV. The separate Studio apartment has one double bed, fully furnished. 1 additional Double bed in Firelight Studio available - separate rental unit. Porta-Crib, booster and high chair available on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    This additional bathroom is in the separate Firelight Studio...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2


  • 2.5+ - This includes the studio apartment.

Other Amenities

  • Walking/riding bikes along beautiful Alki Beach or Lincoln Park! Minutes away! We now have HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER/URGENT CARE within walking distance....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network - Basic ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    1 TV in downstairs bedroom, 1 TV in living room, 1 in upstairs TV room. 1 TV in attached unit....moreless

  • VCR


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining room separate from the large kitchen with swinging door...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Beautiful space w/marble fireplace...moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking available....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    One space behind the garage for a large car, 2 spaces for small cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2) 1 on main floor. 1 in Firelight Studio - separate rental unit. Only Java logs allowed, no wood....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fiesta Ware place settings,platters,bowls. Turkey roaster/platter. Pots, pans, utensils, roaster, toaster, coffee maker, microwave...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) 1 large kitchen off the piano room upstairs. 1 additional kitchen available in separate rental unit (Firelight Studio)....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:



  • Balcony:

    A Bistro set on the balcony over looks our beautiful backyard. Outdoor Furniture in the backyard: Picnic Table, 4 comfy chairs. The front porch has a comfortable bench....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Alki Beach, Admiral Way bike rentals...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Nice, private yard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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5 night min stay
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Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 9%


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Last updated: 09/11/2015
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FAMILIES WELCOME! Art supplies & child easel available on request. Walking and biking along beautiful Alki Beach! Large groups have the option to rent the upper 2 stories of Hummingbird House and also rent the separate studio apartment (Firelight Studio).


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: I am an artist and a teacher. I grew up in Iowa and have lived in Seattle for 34 years. I attended university in the Midwest and Europe.

Why the Owner Chose West Seattle:
The house is central to everything West Seattle has to offer: shops, groceries, restaurants, bars, HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER/URGENT CARE, Artswest theatre and gallery, Alki Beach, Lowman Beach, Lincoln Park, public transportation to downtown only 10 minutes.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is a classic 1939 Tudor and provides a warm and comfortable environment filled with designer furniture and original art. The large yard provides privacy and is surrounded by large conifers and bamboo. The bathrooms and bedroom are comfortable and the house is very large.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Gryphon on the front porch

    Gryphon on the front porch

  • Living room with fire

    Living room with fire

  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom


  • Living/Dining Room/Kitchen

    Living/Dining Room/Kitchen

  • Top Floor Queen Bedroom

    Top Floor Queen Bedroom

  • Living Room and Artwork

    Living Room and Artwork

  • Living Room/Front Door

    Living Room/Front Door

  • Firelight Studio

    Firelight Studio

  • Firelight Studio Apartment kitchen (attached unit).  Sleeps 2. Email for photos.

    Firelight Studio Apartment kitchen (attached unit). Sleeps 2. Email for photos.

  • Living room fireplace

    Living room fireplace

  • Dining Room/Living Room

    Dining Room/Living Room

  • Top floor Double Bedroom

    Top floor Double Bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Top Floor Twin Bedroom

    Top Floor Twin Bedroom

  • Kitchen Artwork

    Kitchen Artwork

  • Backyard view from Balcony

    Backyard view from Balcony

  • Firelight Studio

    Firelight Studio

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