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Ballard Garden Bungalow Guest Suite

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Last updated: 09/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-8 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Whether you're in Seattle for business or pleasure, our charming ground-floor garden flat in a classic Seattle bungalow will make your stay comfortable and relaxing. The bungalow is just a short walk to Puget Sound and the beautiful Golden Gardens Beach.

The bedroom of our guest flat has a queen bed, bamboo floors, and antique furniture. It opens out to the large stone terrace, hot tub and tranquil garden.

The living room is set for entertainment with a 42 inch HDTV and DVD player for movies. Glass-panel French doors and a south-facing window enhance the ambience. The living room also contains a queen-size sofa bed (with featherbed topper) and a twin-size foldout chair (with Foam mattress). A pack-and-play, booster chair and baby bath is available for those traveling with an infant.

The newly renovated gourmet kitchen is well-equipped with pots and pans, dishes, microwave, blender, toaster oven range/oven and full size refrigerator.

A washer and dryer are available so pack light!

There is also a washer and dryer in the unit.

Check-in 4 p.m.
Check-out 11 a.m.


Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We are well-equipped for younger travelers and can provide umbrella stroller booster chair, infant tub, children's plates, cups and utensils and age-appropriate toys and books upon request. We also have a great sandbox in the yard and ride-on toys for toddlers and a small bicycle for preschool age kids....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 2-5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Living Room: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    1 queen in bedroom,1 queen and 1 twin sleeper in living room...moreless

  • Bedroom (queen bed) Living Room (queen sleeper sofa and twin sleeper chair)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower

    baby bath available...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Satellite TV system includes many music channels; also, the unit contains iPod docking stations (bedroom and living room)...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    Approx 25 DVD movies for guests' use...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • 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
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Golden Gardens Beach is a short walk, drive or bicycle ride away....moreless

  • Downtown:

    We're a quick car, bus or bike ride downtown where you can visit Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, Experience Music Project, Seattle Aquarium, Pacific Science Center...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    We're 10 easy walking blocks from the Puget Sound. ...moreless

  • Town:

    We're close enough to the center of the Ballard neighborhood to walk to enjoy restaurants, shopping and nightlife while still enjoying the peace that comes with being in a residential area. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    While not directly waterfront, we have water all around! Green Lake, Lake Union, Lake Washington, and the Puget Sound are all within quick reach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The indoor dining table is set to seat 2 but expands to seat 4. There is also a lovely outdoor teak finding set in the garden on the stone terrace which is great for al fresco dining...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    We've recently installed an energy-efficient heat-pump system which also provides air conditioning if needed....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    We have a brand new energy-efficient front-loading dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    There is an outdoor fire pit which guests are welcome to use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    We've recently installed an energy-efficient heat-pump system. There is an additional wall-heater in the bedroom....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    600 thread count luxury sheets are provided...moreless

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

    The is a dedicated parking spot for one vehicle and ample street parking available....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Spa robes and Egyptian cotton are towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We have a brand new energy-efficient front-loading washing machine....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Strong reliable Wifi available throughout unit, on back terrace and in garden...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    We have a nice auto-drip coffee maker and provide enough coffee, tea, sugar and creamer for your first morning....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We are proud to have a well stocked kitchen with all the dishes and utensils you could want for. We've also equipped it with dishes and acrylic glasses for outdoor dining in the garden....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Fully-equipped kitchen with cookware and quality cutlery and stocked with staples and spices. One pot's worth of coffee and tea are provided for guests along with sugar and non-dairy creamer....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items:

    The pantry is stocked with basic spices, oil and vinegar. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Guests have complimentary use of two adult bicycles and a small children's bicycle as well as helmets and locks....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful stone patio with teak dining area with seating for 4....moreless

  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The back garden is one of the best features of the rental. It was revamped in 2011 and provides spaces for calm and relaxation as well as a great sandbox and play area for visiting children....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Top of the line Weber propane grill is great for grilling up a meal....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    We live on premises and have shared use of the hot tub. We always give guests private use of the hot tub whenever they request but occasionally like to enjoy it ourselves....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    We live on premises and have shared use of the hot tub. We always give guests private use of the hot tub whenever they request but occasionally like to enjoy it ourselves....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 47 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
8 night min stay

flat fee
Christmas Week
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015
8 night min stay

flat fee
Low Season
Jan 1 - Apr 30
3 night min stay
President's Day Weekend
Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2016
4 night min stay

flat fee
Peak Season
May 1 - Sep 29
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

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Last updated: 09/26/2015
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24 Miles
Nearest Airport
Seattle Tacoma International Airport
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6.7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Seattle Landing, Washington State Ferries
8.7 Miles
Nearest Train
Union Station (Amtrak), Seattle
2.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Washington 99
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Delancey Pizza
2.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Golden Gardens

Car: Not Necessary

Two bicycles, helmets and locks are available for guest use.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Melissa runs a small consulting business and Brian works for Amazon doing technical marketing for their Web Services team. We are avid travelers, having visited over 25 countries between the two of us. We know how it is to miss the comforts of home while on the road and we pride ourselves in bringing comfort to the weary traveler. We have a 5 year old son named Jonah and we enjoy introducing him to new places in the world on a regular basis. His sense of adventure is on par with ours. We look forward to meeting you!

Why the Owner Chose Ballard:
Melissa visited Seattle often on business and fell in love with the area. After making several trips to Seattle to check it out to see if it was a good fit for us, we'd decided that Ballard would become home. Ballard is a short drive from Downtown Seattle and is also very easily accessible by public transport. In addition to its proximity to downtown, it has a core business district of its own with unique boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, movie theater and a popular Farmer's Market every Sunday. It sits on the northwestern edge of Seattle, allowing spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound. Ballard is home to Fisherman's Terminal, The Chittenden Locks and salmon ladder, Golden Gardens Beach, and excellent parks. Our home is situated between Salmon Bay Park and playground and the Loyal Heights Community Center, playground and play field, thereby offering numerous opportunities for recreation and fun play-time with the younger ones. The Nordic Heritage Museum is a short walk from the house all the major Seattle attractions are located within a 10 minute drive.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german

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  • Front of Ballard Bungalow

    Front of Ballard Bungalow

  • 600 thread count luxury sheets

    600 thread count luxury sheets

  • Livingroom and dining area

    Livingroom and dining area

  • Spa robes and egyptian cotton towels

    Spa robes and egyptian cotton towels

  • Nearby Golden Gardens Beach

    Nearby Golden Gardens Beach

  • Newly renovated kitchen

    Newly renovated kitchen

  • Queen bed in bedroom

    Queen bed in bedroom

  • Living room with 42 inch cable TV with DVD player and library

    Living room with 42 inch cable TV with DVD player and library

  • Sitting area in bedroom

    Sitting area in bedroom

  • A Romantic getaway

    A Romantic getaway

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