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Charming, Private, Waterfront Cottage Near Seattle, Scenic Lake Washington

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View of waterfront and yard from private front deck.

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Mercer Island cottage description

While staying at the Duck-In, you’ll be able to experience unique waterfront living just minutes from Seattle. You'll have 100 feet of beautiful Lake Washington shoreline right outside your front door. Enjoy scenic panoramic views of the lake (and peekaboo views of Mt. Rainier on a clear day) within the cozy comforts of the cottage by taking it all in through its large living room and dining room windows. During the summer you can relax in the large park-like yard while watching all the activity on the water.

The Duck-In is a perfect place for small families, couples, or for buisness travelers; anyone desiring a beautiful and tranquil setting near the greater Seattle area. Conveniently located between downtown Seattle and Bellevue, both featuring major tourist and shopping attractions, the Duck-In is just a few minutes commute either way. And it's only 20 minutes from Seatac International Airport.


The Duck-In is a one story, fully furnished cottage on beautiful Lake Washington. The cottage is one of the original houses built on Mercer Island, and has been lovingly preserved by the same family for three generations (the owners live right next door). The master bedroom has a queen-size bed and the second bedroom features two twin beds. A single hide-a-bed in the study area can be made available for sleeping if needed. The living room and dining area both feature a panoramic view of the large front yard and lake. The cozy living room has a TV (Cable, DVD and VCR), a comfortable couch with pull-out footrests, and two rocking swivel chairs. Lots of DVD’s and movies are provided for your entertainment. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen allowing you the choice of either eating out at one of the many great restaurants nearby, or going to the local grocery store so you can cook a meal for yourself. The Duck-In also has a small study room with a desk, WiFi and a telephone.

The yard is very large and maintained with care. Both sides are lined with trees and hedges adding to your privacy. The waterfront bulkhead is 100 feet long (swimming and other water recreation is done at your own risk… but not discouraged on a hot summer’s day). Also, during the summer you’ll be able to enjoy a glass of wine and watch all the boats go by while relaxing at an umbrella table in the yard. Or you could decide to read a book or take a nap in a lounge chair or hammock. A gas barbeque is also available for your use.

Kitchen cookware, utensils and staples are provided.
No Smoking.
Sorry, but no pets.

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

                  Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

                  Other Amenities

                      • Children are welcome but must be supervised at all times because of the proximity of the water. Each child is charged as an additional person (unless the child is an infant)....moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Books
                      • DVD Player
                      • Radio
                      • Satellite / Cable
                      • Television
                      • VCR
                      • Video Library

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Attractions

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Restaurants
                      • Synagogues
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Zoo

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Bird Watching
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking

                      Location Type

                      • Rural
                      • Waterfront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

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

                      General

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Area
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Secure Parking
                      • Shampoo
                      • Study Room
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

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

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Binoculars
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Wood Deck

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          2 night min stay
                          $140

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning (begining 2015) $60
                          • Tax Rate 9.5%

                          Notes:

                          $140.00 per night (2 persons included) with a 2 night minimum

                          $15.00 for each additional person (up to 2) for a 4 person maximum

                          1 night deposit required to hold reservation.

                          $60.00 cleaning fee for all bookings starting January 1, 2015

                          We accept check or cash only. No debit or credit cards.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/22/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Seatac International Airport
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Mercer Island Town Center
                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Washington State Ferries / Seattle
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Osborn Golf at Bellevue
                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrak / Seattle
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          I-90 exit 8
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Mercer Island Town Center
                          45 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Summit at Snoqualmie Pass
                          12.5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Alki Beach / Seattle

                          Car: Recommended

                           

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                          Photos

                          • View of waterfront and yard from private front deck.

                            View of waterfront and yard from private front deck.

                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • Full kitchen.

                            Full kitchen.

                          • Master Bedroom with Queen bed.

                            Master Bedroom with Queen bed.

                          • Twin Bedroom

                            Twin Bedroom

                          • Bathroom with shower/tub.

                            Bathroom with shower/tub.

                          • Flowers on front porch.

                            Flowers on front porch.

                          • Ariel view of cottage.

                            Ariel view of cottage.

                          • Living room and dining room.

                            Living room and dining room.

                          • Dining Area (up to four available).

                            Dining Area (up to four available).

                          • Dining room table seats up to 4 (kitchen through open doorway at right)

                            Dining room table seats up to 4 (kitchen through open doorway at right)

                          • Another view of the kitchen.

                            Another view of the kitchen.

                          • Master Bedroom.

                            Master Bedroom.

                          • Study area.

                            Study area.

                          • View of lake and yard from the living room windows.

                            View of lake and yard from the living room windows.

                          • Perfect place to relax with a glass of wine after a day in Seattle.

                            Perfect place to relax with a glass of wine after a day in Seattle.

                          • Huge front yard to relax in

                            Huge front yard to relax in

                          $140 per night (USD)
                          2

                          2 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 1998
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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