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You will be delighted as you descend from street level in a quiet family neighborhood to your garden-level suite opening onto a mature wooded greenbelt along the popular Burke-Gilman trail. You will open your private entrance to find a lovely,roomy apartment, providing two comfortable bedrooms. You'll have to decide whether to sink into the comfortable sofa to enjoy the big screen TV with cable, cozy up before the floor to ceiling windows to drink in the serene view of trees, birds and Lake Washington in the distance, or cook a gourmet meal in the well-equipped brand new kitchen. Your guests will relax and chat at the bar while you create, then you can share your bounty at the dining table, or al fresco on your private deck.
The first bedroom has a king size bed, huge closet and desk where you can log on via ethernet or wifi and work or surf in peace and tranquility. The second bedroom has an inviting queen size bed, convenient storage and a large window looking out on the wooded garden. This bedroom adjoins the full bathroom with tub and shower, separate vanity with plenty of storage.
You have your own laundry room, complete with front loader, high efficiency washer and dryer. Your suite will always be comfortable, with new natural gas heat and central air conditioning. You and your family will always feel safe with your own security system.
Your guest suite is your home away from home, secluded feeling but minutes away from all the amenities and activities you could want. You will find easy street parking in the uncrowded neighborhood. You are steps away from public transportation, taking the Metro bus to the University District, Seattle Center, Northgate, Ballard or downtown in minutes.
Stylish furnishings, sumptuous linens and well equipped kitchen, Large deck through sliding glass door features outdoor furniture, Blue limestone patio with grill, Fire pit, High efficiency front loading washer and dryer, New kitchen appliances with dishwasher, Beautiful quartz countertops and bamboo floor, Open floor plan with convenient bar as well as dining table....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Premium cable including On Demand feature
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Partial Lake Washington view, best in winter...moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Cleaning fee$100 + tax
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Burke-Gilman trail is only steps away, providing easy access for walkers, runners and bicyclists to nearby Seattle Children's Medical Center, University Village, University of Washington, Ballard and Kenmore, all while enjoying views of Lake Washington , Lake Union, and Puget Sound.
Within a half mile are shopping, restaurants, spas, a gourmet supermarket and natural food store. Within a mile is Magnuson Park, on Lake Washington, which boasts a beach, picnic areas, playfields, restored wetlands, a kite hill, a boat ramp and miles of walking trails.
Northeast Seattle provides community centers,public libraries, schools and churches, all located in a convenient, safe family neighborhood. The University District has a vibrant year-round farmer's market, museums, movie theatres and clubs.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Your host, Ron, has decades of experience in hospitality, as the owner of one of Seattle's most beloved restaurants. I expanded into home renovation during 2010 as general contractor as my wife and I brought our 1967 home into the 21st century. We updated every inch of the home and are comfortable on the first and second floors of this three story home. We especially love the location, the feeling of being in the forest as we gaze out on the wooded garden and watch the birds.
Why the Owner Chose University District: We have lived in Northeast Seattle for years, but especially enjoy this home for its tranquil setting combined with easy access to everything we love. We can be in the Cascade or Olympic Mountains, on Puget Sound, or the San Juan Islands in no time. Our community is diverse, urban, literate and comfortable.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: We adopted the Pacific Northwest as our home many years ago, have raised our children here, and are now ready to share our community with visitors. We trust you will leave Seattle as smitten as we are!