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Private Seattle Beachfront Cottage

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Here's your Beach Home away from Home...

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Come and stay in one of Seattle's most unique private water front properties. Rumor has it that our cottage was built in 1935 along what is now the I-5 freeway corridor and was barged to this location when the freeway was built. Beautifully remodeled in 2012 this beach cottage is on the edge of Puget Sound yet minutes from downtown. We are excited to share this gem with you.....
Your viewing adventure from the cottage, depending on season, will include boat traffic such as Washington State ferries crossing the sound, sail boats, cruise ships bound for Alaska (May-Sept.), Argosy Dinner boat, Victoria clipper, the occasional submarine, navel ships, cargo ships, tugs w/barges heading to Alaska. Sometimes(winter & summer) during the year you will wake up to marine layer of fog on the water and mountains peaking out, with boat and ship horns a blowing! Very beautiful! Wildlife viewing includes watching bald/golden eagles, herons, orcas, seals. You are steps away from the beach and can walk out at certain tide times. During spring/summer months there are extreme low tides where you can walk out 1/2 mile on sand, search for starfish, clams, geoducks, crabs and other marine delights. Beach glass is our favorite thing to look for !! End the day with fabulous sunsets over the Olympic Mountains.
Cottage is right next to Discovery Park, Seattle largest in-city park where you can hike/walk a variety of trails, see the lighthouse and historic Fort Lawton. Close to the 'Locks' also known as the Hiram Chittendom ship canal where all boat traffic must travel between Puget Sound and Lake Union/Lake Washington. We are located below Magnolia Boulevard which is known for its beautiful walking and biking thruway and view of Mt. Rainier.
You can enjoy the cottage or be in the heart of Seattle in just 10-15 minutes to enjoy all it's cultural activities such as museums, art galleries, theaters and restaurants. Close by is the Space Needle, Olympic Sculpture Park, New Chihuly Glass art gallery, Pike Place market (where they throw the fish), baseball and football stadiums, New ferris wheel - the list goes on..... Mt. Rainier is a day driving distance if you want to get a closer look at it.
As much as Seattle has to offer...we bet the hardest part of your day will be leaving the cottage. Reaching the cottage requires navigating down a wide, well maintained path of 4 stairways. It is well worth the trip !! FYI....your bags will have to be carried down and up....we are also a shoes off place.
THIS COTTAGE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN; 2 ADULTS; NO SMOKING; NO PARTYING; NO PETS; MIMUMUM age 25 yr.; CHECK IN TIME IS BETWEEN 3PM AND 10PM
Voted 2013 REX Award/ for Remodeling EXcellence...we are very proud!
Interior Photos Courtesy: Gregg Krogstad
www.krogstadphoto.com

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 720 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Adults only/No Children...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Full Shower with washer/dryer

Other Amenities

  • Magnolia village is a mile away with Gourmet grocer, restaurants, liquor store, drug store, pub/pool tables, post office, banks and essential shopping is available. Buses to downtown too. SPECIAL HAPPENINGS in Seattle for 2015: Folklife Festival is Memorial Day Weekend at Seattle Center. July 4th Fireworks at Lake Union. Bite of Seattle is July 17-19 at Seattle Center. SeaFair and Blue Angles weekend is August 1-2 over Lake Washington. Bumbershoot is Labor Day Weekend at Seattle Center. Cruise Ships to Alaska/ May-Sept. go right past the house in the evening 4-6pm. Argosy Christmas Ships assorted dates from end Nov. to Xmas eve, ending with all sorts of boats decorated with lights. New Years Eve-Seattle Space Needle fireworks off the TOP of the Needle....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Loaded iPod touch with speaker system; also takes iPhone...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View:

    Olympic Mountains...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    View across Elliott Bay to the Kipsap Peninsula and Olympic Mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric...moreless

  • Internet:

    WI-FI/Broadband...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    One packet provided each morning; each additional packet $1.00...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All new stainless steel appliances w/recycled glass and quartz counters...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Owners will shop and stock for small fee...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outside table/chairs to seat 6...moreless

 

Reviews

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from 24 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 15 - Oct 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$239
$1,603
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$239
$1,603

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

Notes:

Check in is between 3PM and 10PM-understanding that there are unavoidable delays/ Rates are subject to change until booked/ NO cleaning fee is charged


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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
SeaTac

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are a couple that put our blood, sweat and labor into redoing this treat of a beach cottage. One is a designer who put special thought and effort into all the unique pieces and comfort you will enjoy. We live on site and are available to you for all your questions. We would also entertain requests for property swapping as we love to travel.

Why the Owner Chose Magnolia:
This special property consists of an upper house we live in, which our motto is 'A vacation home is 'Redundant'. The lower beach cottage called 'Redundant Beach' is separate and not viewable from the top house. We are now pleased to be able to share with others since it has been updated. To that degree we tore it down to the studs and got our favorite contractor to finish the job. Among this was to bring in most of the building materials by tug boat & barge - this included all appliances, sheet rock, plywood,counter tops, tools, windows, sliders, decking, flooring, and more. We called our contractor 'Sherpa Dave' by the end and he won the REX award 2013 for it.....come see we what have created for your pleasure and enjoyment !

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Once you are there you will not want to leave, so we offer a service of food shopping for you, before you arrive, for a small fee to have the kitchen stocked and ready for your arrival. About a mile away is a gourmet food store for pre-cooked meals, if you don't want to cook. There will be basic condiments left for use(olive oil/mayo/mustard/ketchup/salt/pepper/salad dressings/seasonings) We give you a Starbucks coffee packet for each morning, additional $1.00 each


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Here's your Beach Home away from Home...

    Here's your Beach Home away from Home...

  • our motto at the top house is 'Vacation Home is Redundant'...so bottom house is

    our motto at the top house is 'Vacation Home is Redundant'...so bottom house is

  • kitchen with a view, above sink 'Redundant Beach' sign/logo

    kitchen with a view, above sink 'Redundant Beach' sign/logo

  • fully appointed kitchen

    fully appointed kitchen

  • dining bench seating, out to deck

    dining bench seating, out to deck

  • living room out to deck/barn door with Tacoma Brewery wood siding to bedroom

    living room out to deck/barn door with Tacoma Brewery wood siding to bedroom

  • bedroom w/king, original recycled pine wallboards - opens to deck

    bedroom w/king, original recycled pine wallboards - opens to deck

  • outdoor deck dining w/recycled wood table/bedroom on left

    outdoor deck dining w/recycled wood table/bedroom on left

  • on the way down the stairs to paradise...

    on the way down the stairs to paradise...

  • winter storm at bulkhead and your front door !

    winter storm at bulkhead and your front door !

  • our beach at low low tide with Mount Rainier in the background

    our beach at low low tide with Mount Rainier in the background

  • Discovery Park lighthouse from our beach

    Discovery Park lighthouse from our beach

  • Welcome to the cottage....shoes off

    Welcome to the cottage....shoes off

  • coming in front door, beams from Tacoma Brewery 100 years old

    coming in front door, beams from Tacoma Brewery 100 years old

  • kitchen island w/stools, island with recycled glass counter top

    kitchen island w/stools, island with recycled glass counter top

  • kitchen/dining to deck

    kitchen/dining to deck

  • cozy living room with wood stove and rocks from beach on stove wall

    cozy living room with wood stove and rocks from beach on stove wall

  • wood stove to front door, piece of sheetrock from original cottage on wall

    wood stove to front door, piece of sheetrock from original cottage on wall

  • full shower, sink on antique chest,  washer/dryer

    full shower, sink on antique chest, washer/dryer

  • sunset from the bedroom....ummm

    sunset from the bedroom....ummm

  • super low tide festivities out front

    super low tide festivities out front

  • cruise ships May-Oct. are among some of the sites you'll see

    cruise ships May-Oct. are among some of the sites you'll see

  • aircraft carrier heading out right in front of cottage

    aircraft carrier heading out right in front of cottage

  • sunset over the sound in front of cottage

    sunset over the sound in front of cottage

VRBO #452003

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/23/2015
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