Have Fun at the Lake House on Lake Washington
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- Wheel chair accessible:No
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Looking for a fun, convenient place to stay in Seattle during the summer --- try our Lake House on Lake Washington (Seattle side). A perfect location for your family's stay in June for graduations and weddings. Contact us for summer availability. Click on the photo album link below for more photos.
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION --- Our 3-bedroom, 1 ½ bath Lake House is located in SEATTLE on LAKE WASHINGTON only 4 miles north of the U of W, Children’s Hospital and University Village, and about 15 minutes north of downtown Seattle. Steps from the BURKE-GILMAN TRAIL, a 3 minute walk to MATTHEW'S BEACH PARK and a mile north of one of Seattle largest activity areas --- MAGNUSON PARK, it's a great location to take advantage of all that Lake Washington and Seattle have to offer.
Situated on 50 feet of private waterfront, the Lake House offers a very quiet and tranquil hide-away within the city, ideal for a couple or family looking for home style accommodations while spending a fun week in Seattle. Enjoy the quiet ambiance away from the city’s hustle and bustle, the beautiful sunrises in the morning from the patio, the serene setting in the tree covered lot. Go for a walk, jog or bike ride on the Burke-Gilman Trail. Arrive with your suitcase, a couple of bags of groceries, your bike or running shoes and you’re all set.
THE PROPERTY - GRASS LAWN, steps away from the lake. Relax in the six Adirondack lawn chairs with foot stools or cloth hammock. HUGE DOCK with easy access into the lake (50' of waterfront) and mooring buoy. Teak steamer chairs and cushions on dock. Possible overnight moorage depending on availability. 1000 sq foot dock. COVERED PATIO with 180 degree view of the yard, dock and lake. Tiki torches. Teak table for six and Weber gas BBQ. Potted herb garden for your use. HOT TUB with a 180 degree view of the lake and Mount Rainier. Outdoor shower.
LIVING AREA is on the main floor. The open floor plan consists of an open galley style kitchen over looking the living area with wood burning fireplace, and full sized dining room set. KITCHEN is completely stocked with colorful dishes, glass and acrylic drink ware (for use outside), utensils, and stainless steel cookware, microwave, plus a Starbucks Barista espresso maker and bean grinder, and Warning blender to help you make those lattes and special summer drinks. Large stainless steel refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser, stainless steel dishwasher and electric stove. ENTERTAINING BAR - 14' bar with six stools separates the kitchen from the living room area --- great for preparing snacks and meals in the galley kitchen while being part of the activities in the living and dining areas.
UPSTAIRS - Three bedrooms upstairs – two queen beds and one full sized bed. Each cottage white bedroom is furnished with colorful 100% cotton, high thread count sheets, down comforters and multiple pillows. LARGE ‘MASTER’ BEDROOM with lots of light, cathedral ceiling and great lake views, original built in drawers and closets, and writing/computer desk with internet connection. BATHROOMS are stocked with thick cotton towels, matching looped throw rugs and shower curtain, hair dryer, and basic shower amenities. Full bathroom upstairs with a full sized tub/shower. Half bathroom on the main floor in the utility room area. COZY TV ROOM upstairs with soft leather recliner sofa, TV and DVD player.
OTHER INFO - TV cable access throughout the house, wired internet access, and wireless network throughout the house and on the patio. Fir floors in entrance and main living area (no outdoor shoes inside please). UTILITY ROOM area has a full sized washer/dryer, half bath, and hanging area for wet bathing suits and towels. Side door entrance available for those coming in from the hot tub and lake. Located on a PRIVATE DEAD END STREET among waterfront houses on the east side of the street and the Burke-Gilman Trail on the west.
GARAGE – half used for one car. The other half is used for the ping pong table, foosball table, dart board, and mini-refrigerator. Lots of board games, croquet set and horse shoes. Garage may not be available this summer.
WHAT’S CLOSE BY?
BURKE-GILMAN TRAIL – steps from the garage - a 15 mile long paved pedestrian/cycle path extending from the north end of Lake Washington to Puget Sound, winding by Magnuson Park, University Village, the University of Washington, Fremont and the Locks to the south. To the north, Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and access to the east side wineries.
MATTHEW’S BEACH PARK – Three minute walk to Matthew’s Beach city park on private road – public swimming beach with lifeguards (summer only), swim float with a high dive board and low dive board, basketball hoops, children’s playground, and large grassy areas.
MAGNUSON PARK – One mile to Sand Point/Magnuson Park – motor boat launch, kayak rentals, sailboat rentals, sailing lessons, kite hill, tennis courts, sports fields, natural areas, community campus, etc.
UNIVERSITY VILLAGE - Four miles – Numerous high end retail shops and restaurants including Apple Store, Crate and Barrel, Northface, Williams-Sonoma, Tommy Bahama, H&M, GAP, Eddie Bauer, Pottery Barn, the RAM, Piatti’s, Axis, Blue C Sushi, banks, and much more.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON - Four miles - Main campus, golf range, Nordstrom's Tennis Center, Waterfront Activity Center, Arboretum, Children's Hospital
WITHIN 5 MILES:
* Whole Foods, Metropolitan Market, QFC, Safeway and Fred Meyers
* Starbucks, Tully’s and local latte stands
* Luxury Spas (Spa Scotta, Julep, In Spa, Spa Envy, and Gene Juarez)
* Northgate Shopping Center
* Excellent Japanese, Thai, Italian, Steakhouses, Seafood, pizza
DOWNTOWN SEATTLE - 15 minutes - the Space Needle, Safeco Field (Mariners), Seattle Center, Pacific Science Center, Seattle waterfront, ferries, Belltown, Pioneer Square
SEA-TAC AIRPORT - 30 minutes (~20 miles)
- Vacation Rental
Bring your own floatables for fun in the lake or rent a sailboat or kayak from the boat center 1 mile away. Paddle or sail back to the house. Walk three minutes to the city park where there is a life guarded swimming beach (summer months only) plus high dive and low dive boards, kids playground, and basketball hoops. Hang out in the garage and play foosball and pingpong. (Garage most likely not available this summer.)...moreless
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1.5 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Wood Fireplace
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- The Lake House has been a family favorite for years. Built in the 1940’s, ~ 1800 sq ft, the Lake House has a bungalow/cottage feel to it with open shelves in the kitchen, original rose colored fixtures in the full bath, and pine panel/white wood walls in the living area. If you’re looking for a very fun, warm and comfortable cottage-like home in a fabulous location, you’ve found the right place....moreless
- Ping Pong Table
- DVD Player
Pool & Spa
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Basketball Court
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Cross Country Skiing
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Many activities within minutes or a two hour drive - Burke-Gilman Trail, Matthew's Beach, Magnuson Park, University Village, UW Aquatics Center, San Juan Islands, Whidbey Island, Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, Mount St. Helens, Winthrop, Barvarian Village in Leavenworth, and many more. Spend the day skiing/boarding at three different ski areas from December through March - Snoqualmie Pass, Stevens Pass, Crystal Mountain and Mount Baker -- be at a ski area in 45 minutes to two hours....moreless
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Email us for availability. Full week rentals in July/August. June - full and partial weeks. 4 day minimum. Rates based on low/high season - $2100 - $3500/week. Rates based on four people. Current configuration sleeps 5 - 6. 50% fees due to hold reservation, remainder 60 days in advance, non-refundable Damage Deposit - $650, Cleaning Fee - $200, Payment by money order or check Check-in: 4:00 PM; Check-Out: 10:00 AM
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Dock on Lake Washington - see our Lake House photo album link below
Main Living Area - see our Lake House photo album link below
Master Bedroom - Partial View - see our Lake House photo album link below
View from Covered Patio - see our Lake House photo album link below
14' Entertaining Bar and Galley Kitchen - see our Lake House photo album link
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