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Cozy Green Lake Craftsman

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1916 Craftsman duplex


Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Green Lake apartment description

Stay in a historic 1916 Craftsman in the famous Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle. This unique one bedroom unit is a garden apartment, with plenty of windows that allow for lots of daylight even when it is raining. It offers a warm home away from home as you explore the Puget Sound area or visit family or friends in Seattle.

The house is located within blocks of the North Green Lake hub of businesses, restaurants and cafes. And only a few walkable blocks from the Lake, one of Seattle's public libraries and the Seattle bathhouse theater.

There is always something blooming on the property. Early spring finds daffodils and crocuses exploding with color. Later in the spring enjoy the pink blooms of the two Japanese cherry trees in the front of the house. In late spring/early summer enjoy the blooming rhododendrons that surround the property. If you are lucky you may catch the beautiful scent of either the white Rosa Robusta or the Asiatic lilies in late June. Towards the end of summer, in the backyard, you can enjoy the 20 foot rose of Sharon bush, which is a type of hibiscus.

The unit is amply supplied with things to make this your home away from home. Board games for the evening and all the kitchen appliances and utensils you need to cook dinner or make breakfast. If you are missing something just knock on the door upstairs and I will see if I have it. Since the duplex is owner occupied, you have an instant neighbor to call on if you have any questions or needs. A blue-ray DVD player, HD TV and local TV channels are available for your entertainment, but not cable.

There is plenty of free and safe parking on the street if you have a car and the unit is only a few blocks from several bus routes. One block from bus route 16 where the southbound bus will take you through the Wallingford neighborhood to Seattle Center (home of the famous Space Needle) then to downtown Seattle and ends at the ferry terminal. If you are headed to the University of Washington then bus route 48, just 3 blocks away, will take you straight there. Seattle Pacific University at 4 miles from the unit is a short 10 minute drive away or walk .5 miles to the 26 bus stop and it is a short half hour bus ride away.


WA state UBI #603267247.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 and over only....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Coffee Maker:

            4 cup, cone filter coffee maker available. Coffee grinder available too....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Minimal - Salt, pepper, cooking oil, soy sauce, sugar....moreless

          • Dining:

            Full size dining room table with 4 chairs....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Heating:

            Gas radiant heat plus an oil room heater is available....moreless

          • Living Room seats 4:

            Living room with leather couch, TV, Bluray DVD player....moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of on street parking. One car only, two max....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided


          • Books:

            Travel books, growing collection of other books....moreless

          • Games:

            card games, scrabble, others....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Stereo
          • Television


          • Wireless Internet:

            password will be given to you upon arrival...moreless

          Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Pool located four blocks away at Green Lake Community Center....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                Tennis courts are 3 blocks away at Green Lake Park...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Forty minutes away to Snoqualmie Summit....moreless

              • Golf:

                Putt putt course at Green Lake....moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Arboretum
              • Kayaking
              • Basketball Court
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating
              • Boating
              • Bird Watching
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants
              • Recreation Center
              • Playground
              • Live Theater
              • Library
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cinemas
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


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              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $623 $2,070
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 9.5%


              Monthly rates available, please email owner.

              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

              Reservation requires at least a 50% payment.

              Customer has 24 hours to make first payment after reservation request has been placed.

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              Last updated: 07/30/2014
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              20 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              7 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              7 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Green Lake
              Nearest Motorway
              0.15 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Green Lake Park
              0.15 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Rositas mexican restaurant

              Car: Recommended

              Green lake is the most visited city park in Washington state. It is a recreation destination with a 2.8 mile paved loop, bathhouse theater, boat rentals including stand-up paddle boards, and community center that houses a beautiful indoor pool. There are many cafes featuring locally roasted coffees within walking distance from the rental. Plus, you are walking distance (3-5 blocks) to many restaurants as well as a few bars that have great happy hours and feature many NW brews.

              Green lake is also a central location to get to many other activities. 15 minutes or less to downtown Seattle via I5 or highway 99, you can get to Seattle Center to visit the space needle or hop a ferry to explore the Olympic peninsula. If you are headed to the University of Washington, it is a short drive or hop a bus.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About the owner: I grew up in Chicago, and studied to be a Marine Biologist. I value city living and I value nature. I love the amenities available in the city, but I also love the quite of nature. I have lived in Seattle for almost 20 years and love how it has grown into a city that serves as a model for recycling waste, growing or harvesting sustainable farmed or wild foods, neighborhood farmers markets, top-notch restaurants, diverse cafes and abundant public spaces. Within the same day you can experience the chaos of the city or the serenity of nature. Few places in the world can offer this diversity. This is why I call Seattle home.

              Why the Owner Chose Green Lake:
              I bought this property because of it's location in the best Seattle neighborhood, Green Lake. It has a park-like setting, yet it has easy access to I5 and highway 99 to take advantage of the rest of the city or drive up to Vancouver B.C., down to Portland or across the mountains to Washington's wine country near Yakima. The house sits on a cul-de-sac, where a staircase at the end of the road takes you down towards Green Lake park and many restaurants, cafes, bars, yoga studio and more. The house is almost 100 years old (1916) and I have extensively remodeled and updated both units. The house is my home too. I live in the upstairs unit and am available to give recommendations on what to do and where to go.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              There is a zen sitting area in the front yard with two Adirondack chairs and a lovely patio in the back with a BBQ. Great places to have your morning coffee or evening meal.

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              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • 1916 Craftsman duplex

                1916 Craftsman duplex

              • Full size kitchen.

                Full size kitchen.

              • Small breakfast bar in kitchen.

                Small breakfast bar in kitchen.

              • Living/Dining room.

                Living/Dining room.

              • Zen sitting area.

                Zen sitting area.

              • Full size stove and microwave.

                Full size stove and microwave.

              • Dining area for four.

                Dining area for four.

              • Bedroom.


              VRBO #439322

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, March 12, 2014

              $119 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 07/30/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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