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Restored Two-Story Carriage House in the Heart of Seattle!

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Welcome to the Seattle Carriage House ...an urban oasis

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Capitol Hill cottage description

Hansel and Gretel meet Restoration Hardware in this magical, two-story carriage house! Situated at the intersections of Capitol Hill, Eastlake and Portage Bay neighborhoods which are very central to all Seattle has to offer and a really cool area to call home while you explore Seattle and really get a sense of enjoying city life.

Walk to wonderful restaurants, party at the hip Pine/Pike corridor, watch the sunset from the West side of our location, and the sunrise just down the hill....both within a very short (5 minutes?) walk. Super quick drive or very short cab ride downtown, walk to U-District, Gas Works Park the Arboretum, Broadway, Madison Park, Volunteer Park, and bike just about anywhere on the Burke-Gilman trail just across the bridge or at the extreme mountain bike course (look up 1-5 Colannade Mountain Bike Park). Jump on a paddle board or rent a kayak just on the other side of the bridge as well - Check out Aqua Verde Paddle Club and Cafe :) Skiing and tubing is an hour away at Snoqualmie Pass, or you can go wine tasting at Chateau St. Michelle or check out Redhook Brewery in Woodinville. White water rafting is about 60-90 minutes as well. There is a lot to do here!

Families will love the separate spaces on the top floor and main floor, hidden nooks, shelves and shelves of games and toys for ALL ages, guys will love the rustic and comfortable features and women will love the careful attention to every detail.

Totally refinished with all modern amenities including Rinnai water heater(never out), gas range, stainless steel appliances, air conditioning, stereo system, high speed internet, cable for two tv's, xbox, tons of movies.

Sleeps quite 6 comfortably, and 8 if necessary with very comfortable beds, wonderful linens and mattresses. Two main bedrooms on first level, and space for at least 4 with one bed and a futon and a 'secret nook' on the second floor.

Two fireplaces, full - subway tiled bathroom with chandelier, fantastic modern and rustic lighting throughout. Full kitchen with dishwasher and all of the necessary equipment to entertain, cook and prepare meals or relax and open a bottle of wine and party with friends!

This is a great place that has been enjoyed by families, (in fact a group of 9 were very comfortable here), friends, girls weekends, guys weekends, and extended stays. The courtyard and location of the house give this place real added private feel in the middle of the city.

It really is a great place to enjoy a vacation or get away!! Let me know if I can help you plan anything, or if you have any questions that I can help with. We love this place, and really want you to be able to enjoy your time here too.

Managed by 'ex' Four Seasons Hotel employee and clean freak.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Great place for kids!!! Toys of all sorts, books, private nooks and hidden spaces!!...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Two bedrooms and bathroom on main floor have no stairs. ...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Must sign pet waiver and provide small pet fee. ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                You may smoke in the courtyard :)...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                21 please...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Main Floor...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Main Floor...moreless

              • Loft: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Semi Private spaces, sleeps 4 total on top floor...moreless

              • Reading nook: 1 child bed

                Small little nook where small children 'love' to sleep :)...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (1) Two private queen beds, Double Beds (1) One double bed in loft, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Hair dryer, and all linens and soaps provided....moreless

              • 1 full bath with chandelier, subway tile throughout, bath tub and shower. High quality linens provided. ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Fully stocked with everything you need to cook or entertain!...moreless

              • Dining:

                table can also be configured to seat 6...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Included for up to 12 and more!...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Can stock if you request :)...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                And coffee, and tea provided...moreless

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                Fans in each room, portable air conditioning in top floor if necessary (new 2013!)...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Main floor has a fully functioning wood fireplace. Very cozy!...moreless

              • Parking:

                Inquire for parking information...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                1 insert on top floor...moreless

              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • If you should require anything further to make your stay more comfortable, such as some stocked items at arrival, please let us know!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Toys:

                    Small children can enjoy Brio trains, playmobile, lincoln logs, and lots of other surprises!...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Two flat screen tv's. One on main floor (or master bedroom) and one on top level....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Tons of fun books for everyone!...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    Cool 'retro' nintendo games!!...moreless

                  • Video Library
                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    Juliet balcony from top floor overlooks private courtyard. ...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Fire pit is available almost anytime. Plenty of seating....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Activities

                  • Arboretum
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Hospital
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Kayaking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Skiing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Synagogues
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Water Parks
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Churches
                  • Hiking
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 10 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer Season
                  May 15 - Sep 7, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $255 $275
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,600 $4,500
                  US Open
                  Jun 19 - Jun 21, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $300
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $250 $275
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,500 $4,400
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 9.5%

                  Notes:

                  Monthly rates available. Please inquire for special requests.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/21/2014
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                  Location

                  • Pike Place Market

                    "Check out the Can Can late night burlesque show here after hours."

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                  • Space Needle

                    "Dinner at the top can be pricey, but for a special occasion is really fun! Be sure to bring..."

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                  • Seattle Waterfront

                    "Cool for a stroll and bowl of clam chowder"

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                  • Seattle Gum Wall

                    "Great improv place right next door, check that out and the bar across from the gum wall"

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                  • Washington Park Arboretum

                    "Great park for walking around and getting lost on trails. Superb for running and really coo..."

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                  • Dick's Drive-In

                    "Classic late night munchie joint. "

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                  • Theo Chocolate

                    "Cool chocolate tours, and great neighborhood. Grab a Fremont walking map and make a "hunt" o..."

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                  • Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream

                    "Many a late night runs are made here....get the Salted Carmel!"

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                  • The Pink Door

                    "Cool trapeze show on weekends. GREAT summer deck, cool Post Alley address."

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                  • Portage Bay Cafe & Catering

                    "Yummy and healthy! Usually a line to get in, but pretty tasty. Your dogs are allowed to din..."

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                  • Tavern Law

                    "Take the "secret elevator"."

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                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Husky Football Fans!! Walk to games in new stadium! Very close to getting around to all areas of town. Despite the location near the freeway, you will see from the guests comments, that the house is very comfortable and since it is built of incredibly dense materials, it is surprisingly quiet. The house is not oriented towards the freeway, and almost every view is overlooking trees, and creates a very private oasis in the city!

                  Extremely convenient location for almost all city attractions including lakes, parks, shopping, sports and fantastic dining.

                  Great option for longer term needs for those caring for family in close by hospitals. Many of our guests have stayed for more than 1 month.

                  Despite location on map, this solid home is made of stone and is quite quiet, very comfortable and very private!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: We have lived all over Seattle and love the Capitol Hill, Eastlake neighborhoods and have now, are enjoying the wonderful views of Portage Bay! The picture above is prior to any renovation when home was still in its 'primitive' state :)

                  Why the Owner Chose Capitol Hill:
                  This is the most unique and charming property I have ever seen. Everyone who comes into the carriage house and the main house are charmed by the striking differences between the two era's (10's and 50's). We look forward to continuing with the care and attention that older buildings require, as this one is certainly worth having around! We take every opportunity to make it a better place at each check in and out.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  I think among other things that people find charming about this house, is that it was actually a functioning carrage home for many years. We only just threw away the actual 'carriage doors' when we purchased. The bedrooms and kitchen were horse stables and the bathroom was the tack room. The spirling stairway up to the top was where they stored the hay!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: spanish

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                  Photos

                  • Welcome to the Seattle Carriage House ...an urban    oasis

                    Welcome to the Seattle Carriage House ...an urban oasis

                  • Dining table with built in bench seats 6 comfortably

                    Dining table with built in bench seats 6 comfortably

                  • Bright kitchen is fully stocked for your cooking and entertaining needs

                    Bright kitchen is fully stocked for your cooking and entertaining needs

                  • Subway tiled bathroom with vaulted ceiling and chandelier

                    Subway tiled bathroom with vaulted ceiling and chandelier

                  • One of two main floor bedrooms with luxury linens and lodge decor.

                    One of two main floor bedrooms with luxury linens and lodge decor.

                  • Top floor loft/bedroom futon and juliet balcony

                    Top floor loft/bedroom futon and juliet balcony

                  • Loaded with tons of games and toys for ALL ages!

                    Loaded with tons of games and toys for ALL ages!

                  • Laundry room with soap and iron

                    Laundry room with soap and iron

                  • Actual wood walls (insulated) adds to the charm of this cottage

                    Actual wood walls (insulated) adds to the charm of this cottage

                  • Private courtyard is surrounded by trees. Enjoy the fire pit anytime!

                    Private courtyard is surrounded by trees. Enjoy the fire pit anytime!

                  • You will not be disappointed by the charm and care of this home.

                    You will not be disappointed by the charm and care of this home.

                  • View from Shelby street of Montlake Cut!  Picture perfect and an easy walk!

                    View from Shelby street of Montlake Cut! Picture perfect and an easy walk!

                  • Main floor living space with wood burning fireplace and natural light.

                    Main floor living space with wood burning fireplace and natural light.

                  • Large picture window overlooks private patio/garden space for your enjoyment

                    Large picture window overlooks private patio/garden space for your enjoyment

                  • Gas burning range, coffee maker, and microwave

                    Gas burning range, coffee maker, and microwave

                  • Fully stocked linens and fresh soap and bathroom essentials are all here for you

                    Fully stocked linens and fresh soap and bathroom essentials are all here for you

                  • Second of two main floor bedrooms. One with a cable tv - flat screen option.

                    Second of two main floor bedrooms. One with a cable tv - flat screen option.

                  • Top floor bedroom/loft fireplace, double bed and desk space

                    Top floor bedroom/loft fireplace, double bed and desk space

                  • Fun and rustic cabin decor throughout this cozy retreat

                    Fun and rustic cabin decor throughout this cozy retreat

                  • Wonderful rustic loft stairway leading back down to main floor.

                    Wonderful rustic loft stairway leading back down to main floor.

                  • Browse, and enjoy a large selection of books for adults, kids and teens

                    Browse, and enjoy a large selection of books for adults, kids and teens

                  • Broil King BBQ is available for guests use

                    Broil King BBQ is available for guests use

                  • Night time view of carriage house.

                    Night time view of carriage house.

                  • Seattle Carriage House throughout the seasons....Come and enjoy!

                    Seattle Carriage House throughout the seasons....Come and enjoy!

                  VRBO #433664

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

                  $250 - $300 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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