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Charming Cottage with Big Private Lawn and Garden to Play in!

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Last updated: 12/24/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

West Seattle house description

Fully furnished 1,000 square foot home in nice residential area, a 20 minute drive from downtown and a 10 minute drive to Alki beach. Master has queen bed, second bedroom with 2 twins, queen hide-a-bed, and one bath. This home has a very large fenced private backyard for kids and dogs to run and play in with a hammock and wild birds to feed.

Beautifully restored and updated, this house was built in 1930 and has lots of cottage charm including crystal door knobs, old camellias and rhodies, and it faces east west for light! Set back from the street, this home is ideal for families - December 2014 updated kitchen, new plush carpet and entry tile. This house has private driveway parking for two cars. Additional street parking without time restrictions.

Fully stocked kitchen with dishes, pots and pans - everything you need to cook for yourself. The table expands to seating for six for family meals. All linens, towels and bedding provided.

Beautiful lawn and gardens with established trees and large garden swing. One of the best local parks is five minutes away - Lincoln Park has a saltwater public swimming pool and a spectacular view of the sunset over Puget Sound.

The cottage is located 1 mile up the hill above the Fauntleroy Ferry dock. Easy driving distance of I-5, Highway 99 to downtown and Highway 509 - Just 20 minutes to/from SeaTac airport. The house is not in the flight path - very quiet and residential. You hardly know you are in the city but are close to everything!

There is a local caretaker to check you in, help you with directions and take care of any needs. We have had guests from near and far...California, Oregon, Arizona, Michigan, Scotland, and Germany. Everyone loved the convenient location.

Medical visit accommodation: Guests who stay at the house while receiving medical care or who have disabilities will need to discuss the suitability of the house with us before booking.

WE REQUIRE A 7 DAY MINIMUM STAY. For weekly rentals, checkin must also be a weekend day (Saturday or Sunday) One or two dogs allowed with pre-approval. Reservations must be made two weeks in advance of stay and due to the popularity of the property, we offer rate discounts to returning guests only.

Keywords: Cottage, home, bungalow, garden, fenced yard, dog friendly


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We require the guests who stay at the home to sign a rental agreement....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Large fenced backyard, nice beach parks and playgrounds within a five minute drive....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    One or two dogs are welcome with pre-approval. Fenced yard is behind the house so dogs are not near the public street or front door human traffic:)...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Master: 1 queen

    portable crib available...moreless

  • Kids Room: 2 twin/ single

    todler bedrail available...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Quality pillow top, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two in back bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) Portable fold out, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There is an entrance to hiking trails of Fauntleroy Park one block away....moreless


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

    Xfinity cable...moreless

  • Stereo


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Table has large leaf that extends to 6-8 total guests....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Linens Provided:

    All bedsheets, blankets etc. provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    sofa and seating for 6 -8...moreless

  • Parking:

    Private driveway fits two -three cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Vistor on street parking without restrictions of any kind....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Up to 22 foot ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full Size Maytag...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Guests need to bring their own wifi enabled devices. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Fireplace airtight insert ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    drip coffee maker with filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Small countertop/portable hookup that can wash up to six place settings....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    new double sink and faucet with sprayer...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some condiments, jams and spices are provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    GE ceramic flat cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Alki beach has rentals....moreless

  • Golf:

    West Seattle Golf Course five minutes away is exceptional for a public course....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals 10 minutes away at Alki Beach. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large fenced backyard garden. Truely one of the best features of the home....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Public saltwater pool five minutes away at Lincoln Park - historic location on the Sound....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 1 - labor day
May 31 - Sep 12, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,190 $3,290
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$990 $2,790
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 9.6%


Stays of 30 days or longer are non taxable. For weekly stays, an additional local lodging tax of 9.6% will apply.

Deposit payment immediately to reserve dates. $500 for monthly rentals. Payment in full 30 days before rental off season. Summer (July and August) rentals require payment in full 60 days prior to visit.

Cancellation policy: Refunds are not provided, however credit for a later stay for the amount of cancelled time is provided based upon the rental schedule.

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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
West Seattle Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak - King Street Station
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
99, 509 and West Seattle Bridge
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Alki Beach Boardwalk
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lincoln Park

Car: Recommended

Nearby Beaches and Parks on Puget Sound are closeby.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Have Bi-coastal lifestyle, would prefer to be home but have to work elsewhere.

Why the Owner Chose West Seattle:
This home has the feel of the country but is in the city and has multiple commuting options, including Metro bus routes to downtown Seattle.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Great neighborhood, close to parks.

Contact us

Speaks: english, dutch

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Holly Tree Cottage

    Holly Tree Cottage

  • Living Room - Holly Tree Cottage

    Living Room - Holly Tree Cottage

  • Entertainment area with Flatscreen TV.

    Entertainment area with Flatscreen TV.

  • Master Bedroom - Holly Tree Cottage

    Master Bedroom - Holly Tree Cottage

  • Bathroom - Holly Tree Cottage

    Bathroom - Holly Tree Cottage

  • Back gate - Holly Tree Cottage

    Back gate - Holly Tree Cottage

  • Lincoln park view of sound from above beach - 5 minutes by car

    Lincoln park view of sound from above beach - 5 minutes by car

  • Dining - Holly Tree Cottage

    Dining - Holly Tree Cottage

  • newly tiled entry and fireplace surround.

    newly tiled entry and fireplace surround.

  • Updated kitchen - new countertops, sink and faucet.

    Updated kitchen - new countertops, sink and faucet.

  • Back Bedroom- Holly Tree Cottage

    Back Bedroom- Holly Tree Cottage

  • Driveway - parking for two cars. no fee street parking as well.

    Driveway - parking for two cars. no fee street parking as well.

  • Backyard - Holly Tree Cottage

    Backyard - Holly Tree Cottage

  • Lincoln Park on the beach

    Lincoln Park on the beach

VRBO #30430

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Date last modified - Saturday, February 28, 2015

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, dutch
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  • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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