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West Seattle's Best Kept Secret: Hummingbird House

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Last updated: 06/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Seattle house description

A two story, BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED 1939 BRICK TUDOR, your home away from home, in beautiful West Seattle. Short or 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, the 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: HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER within walking distance.

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.

**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: $1500 (winter)
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


          • Children Welcome:

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

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          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.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

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

          • Kitchen:

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

          • Dining:

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

          • Refrigerator:

            Ice Maker and Water Dispenser. Brita filter pitcher....moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 7 people


          • Wood Fireplace:

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

          • Parking Off Street:

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

          • Living Room:

            Beautiful space w/marble fireplace...moreless

          • Parking:

            Off street parking available....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board

          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


              • Television:

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

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish Network - Basic ...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Games
              • Books
              • Stereo
              • Music Library
              • VCR


                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • 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

                  • Boat:

                    Ferries close 1/2 mile, kayaking, Alki Beach...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Only blocks away!...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Outdoor Grill


                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Historic


                  • Museums
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Tennis
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Boating
                  • Cycling
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Golf


                  Write a review 4.4
                  from 11 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Peak Season
                  Jun 26 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,650 $6,000
                  Off Season
                  Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,450 $3,800
                  Peak Season
                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,650 $6,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


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


                  Credit Cards accepted via PayPal (4% processing fee) 9% Sales Tax

                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Last updated: 06/02/2014
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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.

                  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.

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                  Speaks: spanish, english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Front Porch with Gryphon

                    Front Porch with Gryphon

                  • Dining Room/Living Room

                    Dining Room/Living Room

                  • Top floor Double Bedroom

                    Top floor Double Bedroom

                  • Living/Dining Room/Kitchen

                    Living/Dining Room/Kitchen

                  • Top Floor Twin Bedroom

                    Top Floor Twin Bedroom

                  • Kitchen Artwork

                    Kitchen Artwork

                  • Backyard view from Balcony

                    Backyard view from Balcony

                  • Firelight Studio

                    Firelight Studio

                  • Living room fireplace

                    Living room fireplace

                  • Kitchen


                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Bathroom


                  • 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.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, June 26, 2014

                  $225 - $255 per night (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 06/02/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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