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Luxury Treehouse Garden Cottage

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Light, sunny, airy... the garden patio is your outdoor dining room.

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Laurelhurst cottage description

Enjoy peace & quiet in this luxury 1 bedroom furnished private garden cottage adjoining our Seattle home. Tall windows flood the interior with natural light. French doors open onto a private patio/garden sheltered by a spectacular 60' deodar cedar tree.

Recently built & immaculate with under-floor heating, cathedral ceilings in living room/kitchen, Comcast Xfinity TV/WiFi, Jacuzzi tub, full kitchen [new appliances: dishwasher, disposal, gas range, & washer/dryer], separate office. Off-street driveway parking + ample street parking.

Walk to nearby shops & services, Metro bus stop 1 1/2 blks. Children's Hospital within walking distance, & the University of Washington & UW Medical Center are 15 minute bike ride away on the Burke-Gilman trail that stretches for 25 miles along Lake Washington.

Shop at upscale University Village mall. Magnuson Park sports fields, walking trails, tennis courts & swimming beach 1.5 miles away. Excellent food markets/farmers' markets nearby. Easy onto I-5 & 520; SeaTac airport 20-30 min


Your home in Seattle: Your cottage is stocked for your arrival with basic food provisions including fresh milk, orange juice, butter, English muffins, fruit, jam, coffee & tea, olive oil, vinegars, mustard, mayonnaise, garlic, salt, pepper, herbs and spices plus laundry detergent in case you need to do a wash upon arrival. There are lots of books and magazines as well as information about things to see and do in the area and what's happening around Seattle. It's like you're staying in your best friend's apartment...only they're not there!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is permitted on the patio. Guests please dispose of cigarette ends in outside garbage....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            One-time $50 Pet Fee applies for each pet....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            1 step up from living room to bedroom or to office; 3 gentle steps up to cottage from the sidewalk....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            ...moreless

          • Queen bed in bedroom has Simmons Luxury Corita Pillowtop Mattress as found in W Hotels. Convertible sleeper sofa in living room is about the size of a full bed - good for 2 children or 2 cozy adults Pack & Play crib available Toddler bed - 27' x 52' available...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Jacuzzi tub with shower. Body wash, shampoo, conditioner, hand lotion, hand soap, Kleenex and toilet tissue provided for your arrival....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Smoking is permitted on the patio. Please dispose of cigarette ends in the outside trash bin....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Lots of guide books and pamphlets about Pacific Northwest....moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast Xfinity cable/TV/WiFi...moreless

              • Television:

                Comcast Xfinity cable/TV/WiFi...moreless

              • VCR

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Volcano
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Magnusson Park swimming beach and off-leash dog park beach are 1 mile from the cottage....moreless

              • Downtown:

                Downtown Seattle is about 6 miles away....moreless

              • Lake:

                Lake Washington is a few blocks away....moreless

              • Mountain:

                The Cascade mountains are about 50 miles east of Seattle....moreless

              • Town:

                Charming small towns are near Seattle, some of which are on the beautiful islands nearby: La Conner, Coopeville, Winslow, Mount Vernon, Kirkland, Friday Harbor, and many others....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Seattle's waterfront has many attractions including the ferris wheel....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Radiant under-floor heat....moreless

              • Internet:

                Comcast Xfinity cable/TV/WiFi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                Extra linens provide on request....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Wonderful natural light from tall windows. Cozy heated floor!...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                Private driveway parking adjacent to cottage entry [no charge]. Also lots of street parking....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Private driveway parking adjacent to cottage entry [no charge]. Also lots of street parking....moreless

              • Printer
              • Shampoo
              • Sofa Bed
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                Extra towels provide, including beach towels....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Comcast Xfinity cable/TV/WiFi...moreless

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Catering Available:

                Please enquire...moreless

              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee bean grinder, drip coffee maker and French coffee press...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Lots of pots, pans, salad spinner, sieve, casserole dishes, serving dishes, knives, utensils, etc....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for 6....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Garbage Disposal
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped kitchen with new stainless steel appliances....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Coffee, teas, sugar, salt, pepper, herbs, spices, olive oil, vinegars, condiments....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Fridge is stocked for your arrival with fresh milk, orange juice, English muffins, butter, jam, and fresh fruit....moreless

              • Stove:

                Gas range with oven and broiler....moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Beach Towels
              • Deck / Patio:

                Beautiful garden patio sheltered by a 60' deodar cedar tree....moreless

              • Deck Furniture
              • Lawn / Garden:

                Woodland garden surrounding the patio....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Patio
              • Terrace

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Jacuzzi

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter Holidays
                  Dec 18 - Jan 6, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $145
                  $1,015

                  Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $140
                  $910 $3,400

                  Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • $70 per month cleaning $70 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • One-time cleaning fee $70 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
                  • Tax Rate 9.5%

                  Notes:

                  3-6 nights = $140/night [except for Winter Holidays rate]

                  7-14 nights = $130/night

                  15 + nights = $120/night

                  Monthly rate is $3400 plus one-time $70 cleaning fee. There is no tax required on stays of 30 or more nights.

                  Discounts for stays of 7+ nights and 15+ nights do not apply during Winter Holidays period [12/18 - 1/6].


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  SeaTac airport
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Decca
                  6.5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Bainbridge Island
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  University of WA Golf Driving Range
                  6.8 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak at King Street Station
                  2.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I 5
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Blue C Sushi, Cloe Bistro, Ciao Bella, Jak's Grill
                  80 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Steven's Pass Ski Area
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Magnusson Park

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Treehouse Cottage is located near the University of Washington in Seattle's Laurelhurst neighborhood, close to Lake Washington and the University of Washington. The Burke Gilman Trail [walking/biking trail] is 1 1/2 blocks away. Wonderful parks: Laurelhurst Park [kid's playground], Magnuson Park [swimming, tennis, walking, biking, boat launch, EXCELLENT OFF-LEASH DOG PARK, picnic area, kite flying], and the UW Natural Area bird sanctuary. University Village open-air mall is within walking distance and features many top national and independent retailers. Excellent food markets and farmers' markets nearby.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: I am an artist and designer. My husband, David, is a full service general contractor [Nest Design Build]. We love offering our guests a beautiful, quiet, cozy and comfortable home away from home.

                  Why the Owner Chose Laurelhurst:
                  We love our home, our garden and our neighborhood. We hope you will too!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Our cottage is a quiet haven close to Seattle's many attractions. Go out and have a busy day seeing everything, then come home to peace and quiet under the beautiful cedar tree.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

                   

                  Photos

                  • Light, sunny, airy... the garden patio is your outdoor dining room.

                    Light, sunny, airy... the garden patio is your outdoor dining room.

                  • Immaculate full kitchen - SS appliances & stocked with basic provisions.

                    Immaculate full kitchen - SS appliances & stocked with basic provisions.

                  • New Queen size Simmons Corita Luxury Super Pillowtop mattress

                    New Queen size Simmons Corita Luxury Super Pillowtop mattress

                  • Private patio & garden with French doors

                    Private patio & garden with French doors

                  • Separate office with printer

                    Separate office with printer

                  • Private garden patio for outdoor dining

                    Private garden patio for outdoor dining

                  • View from the street

                    View from the street

                  • New Room&Board sleeper sofa with air mattress converts to Full size bed

                    New Room&Board sleeper sofa with air mattress converts to Full size bed

                  • Comcast Xfinity TV/internet/Wi-Fi/DVD; washer/dryer behind louvre doors

                    Comcast Xfinity TV/internet/Wi-Fi/DVD; washer/dryer behind louvre doors

                  • Full bathroom with jacuzzi tub & shower

                    Full bathroom with jacuzzi tub & shower

                  • Washer/Dryer in utility closet

                    Washer/Dryer in utility closet

                  • Gentle steps up to the patio from your off-street private driveway.

                    Gentle steps up to the patio from your off-street private driveway.

                  • Beautiful trees and privacy!

                    Beautiful trees and privacy!

                  • Looking toward the street from the patio

                    Looking toward the street from the patio

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $140 - $145 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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