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Lavish Poolside Retreat in the Heart of the City

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Last updated: 04/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Queen Anne apartment description

Enjoy the view, swimming in the pool in season or just lounging in our spacious two bedroom, two bath bright, tasteful and thoroughly modern poolside duplex apartment. No details have been spared in our creation of an elegant space suitable for short or long term living. The apartment accommodates two couples or a family with older children in exceptional comfort. Our fully equipped top of the line kitchen includes a DCS 5 burner stove, Liebherr refrigeration, Bosch dishwasher and carefully selected cutlery and porcelain dinnerware. A full sized washer and drier and everything you need for an extended stay are included in a separate utility room. Lovely views over the pool to Puget Sound will enhance your stay day and night.

The apartment has every convenience including a professionally installed JBL surround sound system, 42 inch HDTV, wi-fi, and free telephones for calling in the USA. An office space is also provided and furnished with copier/scanner and fax. We provide all towels, fine linens, soaps, detergents and a half pound of fresh organic coffee beans upon your arrival. The home is equipped with hydronic heating through polished concrete floors for year round comfort. Construction quality is self evident upon arrival. Details include period wainscoting, fine custom cabinets with solid granite counter tops, custom tile in kitchen and baths and the highest quality fixtures, providing luxury that is more than just skin deep.

Local shopping includes Whole Foods, artisan bakeries, specialty shops, and all of Queen Anne's many fine stores and restaurants for fine and casual dining. Free parking is always available.

Luxuriate in beds and fine linens from Charles P. Rogers of New York. Our furnishings are of the highest quality and will enhance your stay. Our goal is to provide you with the area's finest lodging and value. You will enjoy walking out your door and taking a dip in your own private pool....with a view! Eat in, or dine al fresco at poolside.

Your home is one block from the bus line and within easy walking distance of lower and upper Queen Anne, Seattle Center, the Gates Foundation, and a short hop to South Lake Union, and all of Seattle's many attractions, while providing the ultimate in privacy and comfort in a beautiful setting.

We built this apartment for ourselves, but welcome you, our guests, to enjoy it's many charms. This property is new to the market but our pride in it will be evident as soon as you open the door. Enjoy your stay. Our goal is to make sure you come back again and again.

This property is not available for larger parties nor overnight guests in excess of the stated maximums. Please contact owners for further details.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


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

    Twenty five or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Not child proof. Apartment has immediate pool access. We do not recommend this property for children below 12 years old. Recommended only for older children and infants....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Level entry to south of building. Not fully ADA compliant, but has good access to level apartment....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ensuite full bathroom with cast iron tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Generous closet space, seperate bathroom,...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) two queen beds each with full grain leather headboard, down pillows and comforters, pillow top mattresses., Baby Cribs (1) Pack n' Play available upon request, fee may apply....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Organic vegetables in season (we usually grow tomatoes and greens on property; please help yourself) fruit tree (Italian prune) and potted herbs in season, in floor hydronic heating throughout for all year comfort, ample closets and storage....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Panasonic ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    On Demand music provided, premium movie channels on demand...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Broadband cable and wi-fi includes premium channels, Bluray DVD player, Denon 7.1 receiver with I-Pod connection, JBL surround sound system, all premium channels provided (HBO, SHO, etc.). ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    5.1 Full surround JBL speakers, Denon receiver, clock radio with i-Pod docking station in master...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View:

    Broad view of Olympic Mountains...moreless

  • Water View:

    Overlooks Puget Sound and Elliott Bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Comcast Broadband through wireless router....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Whirlpool full sized stacking drier....moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free calling in Continental US....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hydronic in floor heating throughout...moreless

  • Internet:

    Cable via wireless ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All fine linens supplied by Charles P Rogers bed company, fine cotton towels and pool towels included. Down pillows and comforters....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Fine leather furnishings, polished concrete floor, beautiful architectural detailing with open plan to kitchen and dining area...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Ample parking always available on street...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Telephones in bedrooms, kitchen and office....moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full sized 2012 Whirlpool front loading washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure guest network....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Let us know how we can help you locate your ideal selections. Many choices available....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    French Press, Melita and electric coffee maker ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full selection of Cuisinart pots and pans, Henckels knives and everything else you need to cook up a storm....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full service for eight...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch full sized stainless steel dishwasher....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    DCS Professional 5 burner stove and oven, inverter microwave, Liebherr refrigerator/freezer, Bosch dishwasher, toaster, grinder, coffee maker and French Press. Plates, utensils and accessories provided. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Panasonic inverter microwave....moreless

  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    coffee, tea, spices, ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Built-in Leibherr refrigerator/freezer with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    DCS Professional 5 burner Gas Range with IR broiler and oven....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Pool side deck and patio with table and lounge chairs, west facing view across Puget Sound....moreless

  • Golf:

    9 hole course with driving range within 1 mile (Interbay). ...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Full yard with herbs and vegetables in season...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Grill/smoker ...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Heated private pool in season for use of resident guests and occupants only. Event fees may be extra....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
Peak Season
Jul 1 - Sep 21, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $135 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.5%


Thanksgiving Weekend (4 nights) and Christmas Eve through New Year's Day (9 nights) at $300 per night, minimum stay is 3 nights. Reduced price weekly rates are also available during the winter holiday season (thanksgiving and Christmas through New Year's day) but are not shown. Please call or email for details.

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Last updated: 04/19/2015
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14 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Seattle Tacoma
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Downtown Terminals
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Union Station
2.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 99, I-5

Car: Recommended

Your apartment is located on the southwest slope of Queen Anne Hill. Many people say this is the most desirable location in Seattle, offering breathtaking views of Puget Sound sunsets and within walking distance of virtually all of Seattle's major cultural attractions. As a neighborhood, Queen Anne and specifically our corner of it, offers quiet privacy, architectural interest and some of Seattle's best scenery, while providing outstanding dining, shopping and immediacy to the city's charms; a combination that is hard to match and not just in Seattle.

Your apartment magnifies these charms by providing fine surroundings, a great kitchen, wonderful beds, views both in and out, impeccable taste and great density of quality. Simply put, we don't think you can do better at any price.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1984

About the owner: Lew and Lindy Barrett have lived in Seattle since 1979 and in this home since 1984. Recently retired, we owned our own business for 32 years. Our home has been central to our lives in the city and we hope it will become so in yours as well. Lew enjoys boating, photography, music, writing and woodworking. Lindy is a musician and artist. One of our daughters is a teacher, while the other two are working musicians, one in Nashville, the other here in Seattle.

Why the Owner Chose Queen Anne:
Our 1928 architecturally significant house was deigned by Elsworth Storey, one of Seattle's most prominent architects. It has been updated and maintained with our full respect for it's heritage, while adding all of the features expected of a fully modern structure. It speaks for itself.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Heated pool in season, gourmet kitchen, hydronically heated polished concrete floors, full sized washer and drier, professional quality, sophisticated surround sound AV system and HDTV, wi-fi. Two bed and two baths, full leather headboards, the master with en-suite bathtub, using the best available fixtures and fittings. Tasteful, comfortable and handsome furniture, including heirloom quality pieces of distinction by Emeco and Schoener/Henredon. The spacious great room with open plan to kitchen and dining areas lead to a separate office with copier/fax/scanner. Generous closets in each room including a walk-in closet in the master bedroom. Custom tile in kitchen and baths will garner the attention of those who have experience in doing the details correctly. On demand water heaters ensure an ample supply for all needs. Big views cap our deeply satisfying property located in the heart of Seattle's Queen Anne district.

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  • This is where you'll stay.

    This is where you'll stay.

  • Great room includes fine leather furnishings and Av system.

    Great room includes fine leather furnishings and Av system.

  • View from one of the two French doors with opening side lights.

    View from one of the two French doors with opening side lights.

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  • Separate office includes copier, printer and fax.

    Separate office includes copier, printer and fax.

  • Ensuite bath and shower

    Ensuite bath and shower

  • One of two guest bathrooms.

    One of two guest bathrooms.

  • Pool and deck seating

    Pool and deck seating

  • Pool deck includes shaded seating areas and spots for taking the sun.

    Pool deck includes shaded seating areas and spots for taking the sun.

  • The view from here!

    The view from here!

  • Spacious great room

    Spacious great room

  • Polished Emeco stools at open plan counter

    Polished Emeco stools at open plan counter

  • Custom cabinets and counters, second French door.

    Custom cabinets and counters, second French door.

  • Master with down pillows and comforter, bath ensuite

    Master with down pillows and comforter, bath ensuite

  • Beds by Charles P. Rogers, fine linens, down comforter.

    Beds by Charles P. Rogers, fine linens, down comforter.

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  • View across pool

    View across pool

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