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Seattle Bungalow in a Perfect Location!

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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming bungalow in Wallingford - one of Seattle's best urban neighborhoods, nestled between Fremont and the University District. The house is in a safe and quiet but vibrant neighborhood and is only a 10-minute drive to downtown locations such as Pike's Place Market, the Space Needle, several museums, Capitol Hill, Key Arena, both Safeco and Qwest/Century Link fields, and to downtown ferries to Bainbridge Island or the Clipper to Victoria. It is only minutes away from the University of Washington, Seattle Pacific University, and the zoo. Bus service is within blocks. Easy on-street parking.

The house is in a great walking neighborhood (WALKING SCORE 97/100) - within walking distance of many restaurants and cafes, two movie theaters, a grocery store, banks, shops, and bars. Walk down the hill to the south to Gas Works Park on the northern shore of Lake Union with incredible views of downtown Seattle and the Space Needle. Or walk north to Green Lake, one of the most popular parks in the city with rental boats, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, a city 9-hole golf course, community swimming pool, and a 3-mile walking trail around the lake. There are two wonderful playgrounds less than six blocks away, and a smaller one a half block away. There are two wading pools for young children: one about 5 blocks to the south and one at Green Lake.

The house was built in 1916 - it has a very private fenced-in backyard patio, a nice front porch with room for two, a soaking tub in the master bath, and a large living room. Hardwood floors throughout the home and a new gas fireplace in the living room. All on one floor. Two bedrooms contain queen beds with a hide-a-bed in the living room that can accommodate two additional guests. For 'unrelated' friends, a third, very small bedroom with a double bed is available for $50 extra per night (on the same floor). Let me know if you want this option. An ideal home for two couples to share or a family in town for a wedding, birth, graduation, vacations, or reunions. The limit of guests for the house remains at 6 total.

WiFi internet and flat screen TV with comcast cable (HB0) included.

A portable crib is available upon request.

The house has just about everything you'll need in kitchen supplies and dishware, linens, and I've just upgraded to 800 TC Egyptian cotton sheets in the three bedrooms.

The Skansonia, a popular wedding venue, is just down the street. (I had my wedding there in 2011.)

As I know plans change, I allow refunds up to 30 days before the occupancy period. For that reason, I have a waiting list for last minute cancellations. If the time period is listed on the calendar is 'unavailable,' you can request to be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, read what former guests have to say in the REVIEWS SECTION.

What I have to say about MY GUESTS: I started renting out my home on VRBO in 2009 and I have had hundreds of wonderful guests stay at the Bungalow. It has turned out to be so much fun being able to contribute to the special times in people's lives: graduations, weddings, new grandchildren, and reunions. I always enjoy meeting my guests whenever possible while remaining respectful of their privacy. They have consistently returned the favor by being respectful of the Bungalow. It continues to be a great partnership.

A NOTE ABOUT THE RATES:
I have two options: I can lock the third bedroom and charge less for smaller groups (two couples, small family, etc.) who don't need the 3rd bedroom. But many people want all 3 bedrooms. This website can accommodate this '3-bedroom' option in the rates, but I need to modify your request. If you want to book online and book 3 bedrooms, please tell me in the email and I'll alter the payment request.

So the rates are as follows in the summer:
2-BEDROOMS - $285/night; $1850/wk
3-BEDROOMS - $335/night; $2150/wk

If this doesn't seem right when you're paying online, let me know and we'll figure it out. Feel free to call with questions - if I don't answer, I'll get back to you as soon as I can.
- Bridget

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

Entertainment

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

    32' flat screen TV with HBO...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Ample free street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Rent row boats, paddle boats and wind surfers at Green Lake...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful and private enclosed backyard stone patio...moreless

  • Golf:

    9-hole golf course a short walk away at Green Lake...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak off dock on Lake Union just down the hill, or rent kayaks at Aqua Verde in University District...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    About 1 hour to slopes at Snoqualamie Pass...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Courts at Green Lake a few blocks away...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season (3 bedrooms)
Dec 29 - May 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
$1,625 $4,000
SUMMER 2 bdrm;+$50/nt for 3 bd
May 15 - Sep 13, 2015
3 night min stay
$285
$1,850 $7,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250
$1,625 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice.

These SUMMER RATES are for 2-bedrooms only. If you want to book during the summer for 3 bedrooms, don't use the ONLINE PAYMENT. Contact me directly to process at 3-bedroom rate. There isn't a way to accommodate these choices on this site for the ONLINE PAYMENT SYSTEM.

- Bridget


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Photo at left is just before a snowmachine ride on Vatnajokul Glacier in Iceland, summer 2009. I started renting out my home that first summer, then moved to a condo downtown near the Space Needle and began to rent out the home full time. In 2010 we went to Buenos Aires, then to Turkey and Amsterdam (stayed on houseboat through VRBO) in 2011. We spent New Year's Eve 2012 in a VRBO apartment in the heart of Paris followed by a winter weekend in Iceland. Travel Update: In October 2013 we took my 91-year old mother-in-law on her first trip to Israel. We had a fabulous time. Now, August 2014, we've just returned from a trip up and down the coast of Maine. I lived in this house for about 18 years. It is a wonderful home in a fun, vibrant yet safe neighborhood. Even though we're just 10 minutes from the downtown core, the sought-after neighborhood of Wallingford feels like a small town. The home was built in 1916. I grew up in Rhode Island and the Bay Area, then spent 14 years in Alaska, finally landing here in Seattle, the perfect combination of city, salt water, and mountains.

Why the Owner Chose Wallingford:
Looked like a great neighborhood, close to everything, and easy to access from a variety of directions. A great place for families.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The best part about this house is the neighborhood. There are two major roadways into downtown, plus numerous side streets (and three more bridges). But in the neighborhood, great restaurants are within walking distance: Tilth, Musashis, Eva's, Kisaku, Julias, Bizarros, Joule, Blue Star Pub, Tutta Bella, Smash Wine Bar, Tangletown Pub, several Thai places and too many other restaurants and coffee houses to list. And you are close to other great neighborhoods like Fremont, Ballard, Phinney Ridge, Green Lake, University District and Eastlake.


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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Master bedroom - every guests' favorite

    Master bedroom - every guests' favorite

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Private back patio

    Private back patio

  • Living room from other viewpoint - has two couches.

    Living room from other viewpoint - has two couches.

  • Dining area - bench style seating accommodates 8 - 10 people .  Table reduces.

    Dining area - bench style seating accommodates 8 - 10 people . Table reduces.

  • 2nd Main Bedroom

    2nd Main Bedroom

  • Master bath sink - made from antique vanity

    Master bath sink - made from antique vanity

  • 2nd full bathroom.

    2nd full bathroom.

  • Wallingford Center - former school house now shops and restaurants

    Wallingford Center - former school house now shops and restaurants

  • Shops and restaurants on 45th St. - just a few blocks away

    Shops and restaurants on 45th St. - just a few blocks away

  • Gas Works Park - view the city from this park - 20 minute walk down the hill

    Gas Works Park - view the city from this park - 20 minute walk down the hill

  • Downtown Seattle, Space Needle, Pike Market and stadiums just 10 min drive away

    Downtown Seattle, Space Needle, Pike Market and stadiums just 10 min drive away

  • View of home from street

    View of home from street

  • Back of house and private patio

    Back of house and private patio

  • Living room with fireplace and TV visible; Klik Klak sofabed in background.

    Living room with fireplace and TV visible; Klik Klak sofabed in background.

  • Kitchen and dining

    Kitchen and dining

  • Gas stove

    Gas stove

  • 3rd smaller bedroom with double bed

    3rd smaller bedroom with double bed

  • Master bathroom - shower with deep soaking tub

    Master bathroom - shower with deep soaking tub

  • Crib available

    Crib available

  • Walk to the movies - two screens.  Chec Guild on 45th for current films

    Walk to the movies - two screens. Chec Guild on 45th for current films

  • Molly Moon's organic ice cream shop on 45th St - always lines in the summer

    Molly Moon's organic ice cream shop on 45th St - always lines in the summer

  • Green Lake is within easy walking distance. Tennis, swim, boats, golf, stroll

    Green Lake is within easy walking distance. Tennis, swim, boats, golf, stroll

  • Mt. Rainier - an easy day trip worth making if you have the time

    Mt. Rainier - an easy day trip worth making if you have the time

VRBO #233458

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/15/2015
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