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2 Blocks East of Mt Baker Light Rail Station- Best Location!

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Last updated: 11/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lake Washington and Mount Baker apartment description

Hi there!
So you’re planning your trip to Seattle, eh? Well, not to brag but you couldn't do much better than Bootleggers Hideaway. The large apartment has off-street parking and is also 2 blocks from all Seattle's public transportation you could possibly need with the advantage that you're still in a neighborhood. You can walk to Lake Washington in about 15 minutes by following Mt Baker Blvd to McClellan Park. Thanks to my wife, there is a drawing of the apartment in my photos so you can get an idea of the space.
I've tried to make my rental property what I look for in a place when traveling, clean, tidy, comfortable, reasonably priced, and fun.
I've been a vacation rental host since 2009 when I began listing on Airbnb. I now only list on the VRBO partner sites because I like to be able to communicate with my guests directly before they pay and these websites are better to their hosts.

Bootleggers Hideaway is a 2 bedroom apartment. Here are the deets:
1000sq/ft
Sleeps up to 6 (could maybe accommodate extra kiddos if they shared beds)
2 Blocks from Link Light Rail-Mt Baker Station
1 Off-street parking spot (+street parking)
2 Bedrooms with Queen beds
For sleeping extra people: 1 Twin Bed, 1 Double Sleeper sofa, 2 shikibuton futon mattresses, a pack and play
Linens
Towels
Wifi
1 Full Bathroom
High chair
Kitchen and Utensils
Laundry Available for $2/Wash and $2/Dry

Experience a wonderful historic Seattle neighborhood! (And in my humble opinion the best neighborhood in the city—what can I say I’m biased)
The apartment is spacious and airy and gets great daylight. I strive to create a home-like atmosphere.

The apartment is close to everything but it's quiet at night. The neighborhood of Mt. Baker is very diverse, both in the people who live here and the activities available to you. I wasn’t kidding when I said this is my favorite neighborhood in Seattle. You can walk to Lake Washington, cycle all over the city from the apartment, access public transportation to nearly all of the city, there are restaurants and adorable Columbia City about 1 mile south (a decent walk to build your appetite should you be so inclined). Also, another feature of the neighborhood is that you’re just south of downtown, which means less traffic both getting into, and away from downtown or more congested areas of Seattle.
Bootleggers Hideaway was named in honor of the first owners of the property in the 20s. The Gatt brothers were bootleggers and owned a jazz club called the Monte Carlo in Pioneer Square. There’s a house history in each unit detailing the history of the property, neighborhood, and house. You’ll be two blocks from the Mt. Baker light rail station (the main reason I purchased this property) which will get you downtown to the in about 12 minutes, and to the airport in less than 25 min. You wouldn't need a car, but in addition to the parking spot in the driveway there is regulated zoned street parking.
QFC, Safeway, Starbucks, and cute Italian eatery, Mio Posto are all in easy walking distance.
Gorgeous trails and swimming at Lake Washington (Mt. Baker beach) also within walking distance.
No smoking. Wireless internet included.
Check in is 3pm, check out is at 11am.
When you book you'll receive a welcome letter from me telling you how to get to and get into the apartment.

I look forward to hosting you!
Emily

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome:

            There's a pack and play as well as a high chair for the wee ones. ...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            The driveway is pretty steep and there is 1 step from the driveway into the apt. There's also 1 step from the living room to the hallway leading towards the bedrooms. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            You can smoke outside away from the house to your heart's content (or discontent) I don't care if you smoke, just don't do it by the house and put your butts in the trash (not next to, not on the sidewalk, and not in the garden...)...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs considered. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Attached Unit

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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          • 2 queen beds, 1 shikibuton foldout twin futon, 1 twin, 1 double sleeper sofa, and a pack and play for the kiddos....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Did I mention I make cold process soap? Each guest gets an individual bar of handmade soap for their stay. I also have soap available for you to purchase. ...moreless

              Entertainment

                  Theme

                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Dining area seats 4 but you can pull in the extra chairs and sit close to fit 6. ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Dryer use costs $2/load...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Each bed comes with linens...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    With 2 couches...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    1 off-street parking spot in driveway in front of apartment door. There is also street parking in front of the house. ...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee maker and French Press. There's also coffee in the freezer for you. ...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Yes!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Dishes and utensils are inluded...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    New dishwasher...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    All utensils and kitchen stuff is available for guests use. ...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Cook your own meals to save $!...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Working fridge...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    With pots and pans. We've put nice pots and pans in the apt. Please don't scrap them with metal utensils! ...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Toaster oven...moreless

                  Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Apartment has a table and chairs outside the front door...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.5
                      from 26 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Rates
                      May 29 - Oct 1, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $125
                      $800

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $100
                      $700

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $75
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Holiday rates apply. Please contact me for details.

                      Full payment must be made 1 week prior to arrival. No refunds or exchanges. I take checks, Direct deposit, Paypal, and for an extra fee credit cards.


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                      Last updated: 11/25/2014
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                      Location

                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Seatac
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Mioposto Restaurant, bar, and cafe
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Bremerton/Bainbridge Ferries Downtown Seattle
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Beacon Ave S and S Spokane Street
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Light Rail
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-5, I-90
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Mioposto
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Mt. Baker Beach

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      House is 2 blocks east of Mt. Baker Light Rail Station, Mt. Baker Transit Center. Urban hiking, historical neighborhood walks, Seward Park, Nearby Parks designed by Olmstead Brothers, grocery, and shopping.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: I've been teaching yoga for 9 years and am currently working on opening a yoga studio in the neighborhood. Eek! This is a big life dream of mine and I'm very excited/nervous/scared. I'm a member of a nearby p-patch community garden and harvest many of my own veggies. I am also a writer studying memoir and creative essay. I enjoy cycling and outdoorsy stuff. I am gay and my wife and I live in the upper portion of the house. Our wedding was last spring and we had it at the Mt. Baker Community Club, just 5 blocks from the house. We got engaged this past New Year's Eve on the Great Wheel. We exited our gondola to a cheering and crowd. It was perfect! Our wedding was also perfect. It was the happiest day of my life which was surprising because I'd never been a girl who'd dreamed about her wedding day. My mom is a helicopter pilot and she and her boyfriend run SeattleHeliTours. If you get a chance I recommend taking one of the tours for a completely different view of the city and surrounding area.

                      Why the Owner Chose Lake Washington and Mount Baker:
                      The location couldn't be better. Close to I-5, I-90, Mt. Baker Light Rail Station, Mt. Baker Transit Station, Close to your family in the south end of Seattle, off-street parking, Safeway, QFC, you can take Light Rail to the stadiums for games, restaurants, Columbia City is 1 mile south, shopping, tourist sights, Lake Washington, Perfect location!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      Accessible by car or public transit, easy cycling to the north, east, west, and south, walking distance to Lake Washington, walk to Seafair festivities, urban hikes through Coleman Park. Seward Park, a more wild and woodsy Greenlake is nearby.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      Photos

                      • Bedroom 1 with queen bed, twin bed

                        Bedroom 1 with queen bed, twin bed

                      • Bedroom 1 with queen bed, twin bed

                        Bedroom 1 with queen bed, twin bed

                      • Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                        Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                      • Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                        Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                      • Entrance and Living Room

                        Entrance and Living Room

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Living room and kitchen from front door

                        Living room and kitchen from front door

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Outside of house

                        Outside of house

                      • You can practically see this from the front door of the apt

                        You can practically see this from the front door of the apt

                      • I took this on a helicopter ride with SeattleHeliTours 2013

                        I took this on a helicopter ride with SeattleHeliTours 2013

                      • Bedroom 1 with queen bed, twin bed

                        Bedroom 1 with queen bed, twin bed

                      • Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                        Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                      • Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                        Bedroom 2 with queen bed and option to pull out shikibutonfuton floor mattress

                      • Hallway. To the left is bedroom 1, to the right is bedroom 2

                        Hallway. To the left is bedroom 1, to the right is bedroom 2

                      • Kitchen and living room

                        Kitchen and living room

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Kitchen and living room. Windows facing south

                        Kitchen and living room. Windows facing south

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Love, light, and blessings. Front yard Buddha.

                        Love, light, and blessings. Front yard Buddha.

                      • Apt is 2blks east of Light Rail Station, right on the line from SeaTac-downtown

                        Apt is 2blks east of Light Rail Station, right on the line from SeaTac-downtown

                      • Floor plan drawing. The arrow is the front entrance door which is west facing.

                        Floor plan drawing. The arrow is the front entrance door which is west facing.

                      VRBO #349064

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

                      $100 - $125 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 11/25/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 11/25/2014
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