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Heart of Roosevelt District - Walk to University, Greenlake and Whole Foods

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A spacious Dining Room invites lingering over meals and playing games.

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ravenna apartment description

2 BDRM with 3/4 BATH. 1100 SQ FT. Max Occupancy: 4

Imagine enjoying the comforts of home in one of the most convenient locations in Seattle. Come stay in the separate apartment of our beautifully updated and spacious 1912 Craftsman bungalow and explore all Seattle has to offer!

Even though we are a new listing for VRBO, we have had rented apts for many years, and many of our tenants have praised us for being wonderful landlords.

We can also accommodate up to 2 guests in our smaller VRBO apartment at Ravenna Guest House. Check out this new listing #479586.

The Retreat at Ravenna Guest House is nestled within the friendly Roosevelt neighborhood located just a short drive to the freeway, allowing for convenient access to the airport (25 min.), downtown Seattle (10 min.), and many other neighborhoods. With 6 bus lines nearby, it is incredibly easy to use public transportation around the city and to and from the airport. Enjoy short walks to the University District Farmer’s Market, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Greenlake, and a variety of restaurants - including brew pubs, coffee shops, family-friendly and fine dining.

This updated, and well-equiped, basement apartment has its own keyless Entry, just 8 steps down from the backyard patio (see photos). There are daylight windows in the Living Room, Kitchen and Dining area, and both Bedrooms. Being downstairs means that the bedrooms are refreshingly comfortable even on the hottest days. Yet with its own gas furnace and thermostat, you are easily able to control the heat year-round.

The unit features its own Laundry room with a stacked Washer/Dryer.

The Retreat offers 2 spacious bedrooms and a 3/4 bathroom. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other bedroom has two twin beds, all complete with bedding including sheets and a comforter. There are large closets with closet organizers in each bedroom. Please note that there is one step up into each bedroom, resulting in a ceiling height of 76 inches in the bedrooms only. The rest of the apt is full height.

We’ve focused on offering you the comforts of home with quality beds and pillows, and cotton towels and sheets. So plan on a good night’s sleep here!

The full-sized Kitchen is ready and equipped for your stay, with lots of counter space, a double sink and gas range. The large Dining area seats 6 and is adjacent to the Kitchen, separated by an Eating Bar. This is always the heart of activity in the apartment.

Relax in the Living Room - sit back and enjoy a movie on the flat-screen TV or curl up with a good book.

The patio is available at all times. Morning coffee, afternoon tea, an outdoor meal, a glass of wine - you will find this to be an inviting space.

Ravenna Guest House consists of two short-term rentals plus a traditionally rented upstairs apartment.

The comfort of your stay is very important to us. If you find that something you need is missing, please do not hesitate to contact us directly and we will do our best to meet your needs. We are also happy to provide you with additional information about the neighborhood and other attractions in Seattle.

Accommodation: The Retreat at Ravenna Guest House - 1100 sq ft Basement Apartment with 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (3/4).

Please contact owner with special requests. Children welcome over 7 years old. Maximum Occupancy: 4.

Payment of one-half of total rental fee is required to confirm reservation. Property will remain listed as available until confirmed and payment has cleared. Full balance (including taxes, and cleaning fee) is due 30 days prior to check-in. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m., Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.


Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            27 for adults, 6 for children...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • There is a step up into each bedroom, resulting in a ceiling height of 6 ft 4 inches in the Bedrooms only. The rest of the apt has full ceiling height....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • 3/4 Bath: toilet, shower

            3.5' vanity and large medicine closet...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Coffee Maker:

            A starter supply of coffee and a variety of teas are provided, along with sugar and alternative sweetener....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, glasses and silverware. Pots and pans, mixing bowls and serving utensils included....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Condiments in refrigerator and lots of spices....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Double stainless sink, lots of counter space....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Parking options: This neighborhood has zone parking. There is street parking available, or a short-term parking permit can be purchased. One off-street space is sometimes possible through owner....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Community Fitness is close by. Many classes are available on a drop-in basis....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath towels and washcloths, and Kitchen towels and dishcloths are provided....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Futon couch and two easy chairs seat 5. There is room for 2-3 more chairs....moreless

          • Heating:

            Separate ducted Gas Furnace system and thermostat for this apt....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Washing machine and detergent is provided within this apt....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Bed sheets, pillows and pillowcases provided....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer is provided within this apt....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Enterprise and Budget Car Rental offices are in the neighborhood. You can rent a car for just the days you need, and walk or ride buses to get around otherwise!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                An assortment of new releases for adult readers (advanced proofs) is provided....moreless

              • Games:

                Some board games, cards and jigsaw puzzles are provided....moreless

              Communications

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Greenlake has a public indoor swimming pool and sauna available for a small fee. There are scheduled times for lap swims, open swims and family swim....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    The backyard is about 15' x 50' and includes the patio, a garden area, potted plants, walkway, and the entries to all apts....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rent canoes and more at UW boathouse on Lk Washington, kayaks at NW Outdoor Center on Lk Union, paddle boats on Green Lake....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    There is a great par-3 pitch-and-putt course at the south end of Greenlake. Clubs and balls can be rented....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    12' x 10' patio with chairs and small tables is available to guests and tenant. Washed aggregate surface....moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Snoqualmie Pass, Stevens Pass and Crystal Mountain all have ski areas within driving distance of Seattle...moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Public tennis courts are located to the south of Greenlake, on a first come-first served basis....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Available for rent in two close by locations....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Arboretum
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Groceries
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Fishing
                  • Basketball Court
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Oct 1 - Jan 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $135
                  $800 $2,600

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $155
                  $945 $3,600

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 9.5%

                  Notes:

                  Note: Until reservation is confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 07/08/2014
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                  Location

                  19 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Seattle-Tacoma
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Colman Ferry Dock, Downtown Seattle
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak Station
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-5 Freeway
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Greenlake Park
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Die Bierstube
                  59 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Snoqualmie Pass
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Jackson Park Golf Course
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Salvatore Ristorante Italiano

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  The Ravenna Retreat at the Ravenna Guest House is located in the heart of the Roosevelt District - an easy walk to University of Washington, Greenlake and Whole Foods. There are 6 bus lines close by, including Express bus service to downtown, and direct bus service to Husky Stadium. Car and bike rentals are available close by, too. Explore the Roosevelt District, with restaurants, pubs, interesting shops, parks and more, all within walking distance.

                  Join the locals and take a stroll on the 2.6 mile path around Greenlake, where you will also find special events, sport fields, and paddle boats for rent. And don't miss visiting the UW, one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.

                  Ravenna Park is just blocks away, but it feel like you have left the city behind. The trail through the wooded ravine is a favorite walk for locals.

                  South of the UW campus, across the Montlake Bridge, is the Washington Park Arboretum and the lovely and tranquil Japanese Garden.

                  Swimming beaches and boating opportunities abound on Lake Washington, Lake Union and Greenlake. Rent kayaks from the Northwest Outdoor Center on Lake Union and paddle by the Floating Home communities and urban shoreline, while enjoying the spectacular view back to downtown Seattle.

                  On the western boundary of Seattle is Puget Sound. Visit the Locks, Shilshole Marina and Golden Gardens Park along our saltwater shoreline - all just a few miles west of the Roosevelt District.

                  Hop on a bus to downtown and you will find the Seattle Center with the Space Needle at its heart, Pike Place Market, ferry terminal, shopping, theaters and restaurants, our professional sports stadiums, and nightlife.

                  Take a day trip to Mt Rainier, or plan a hike in the Snoqualmie National Forest area. Head out to the many lakes and rivers, experience white water rafting, or bike on our extensive bike trail system. In the summer and fall, the North Cascades Highway opens, and you might feel like you have landed in the Alps.

                  There is so much to see and do, and we're happy to make suggestions based on your interests.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1989

                  About the owner: Owners, Tom and Elaine, are locals, having grown up east of Lake Washington. Elaine headed to the University of Washington and found she loved Seattle, and within a few years of marrying Tom, they decided to make NE Seattle their home. She studied architecture at the UW, and went on to start a residential design business. Tom was a home builder for many years, before he joined Elaine in design. We currently live just 5 minutes away, and are here at this house for work every day. We're happy to answer questions. Feel free to email us at: ravennaguesthouse@gmail.com

                  Why the Owner Chose Ravenna:
                  We had lived and worked in the Roosevelt District for several years when this Craftsman home on Ravenna Boulevard came up for sale. It had been 'upgraded' with aluminum siding, but we could see its beautiful lines, and bought it. We moved our office to the main floor and rented out the upper and basement apts. Years later, while prepping for house painting we discovered the original siding was in terrific condition, and so we stripped off 700 pounds of aluminum and revealed the lovely original cedar siding. We spend part of almost every day at our office here in this house and in the Roosevelt District, and we never get tired of it!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  Ravenna Boulevard is a beautiful street with a meridian of grass and trees, 24 blocks long, that runs from close to University Village and the east end of Ravenna Park, all the way to Green Lake. There are dedicated bike lanes, and people run, jog, walk, skate along this route all the time. It's a historic house in a wonderful location.


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                  Photos

                  • A spacious Dining Room invites lingering over meals and playing games.

                    A spacious Dining Room invites lingering over meals and playing games.

                  • Here's a Kitchen that's easy to work in - lots of counters and a gas range.

                    Here's a Kitchen that's easy to work in - lots of counters and a gas range.

                  • The 2nd Bedroom features 2 twin beds and a 5.75' closet.

                    The 2nd Bedroom features 2 twin beds and a 5.75' closet.

                  • The view towards the Kitchen and Dining Room from the Entry and Living Room.

                    The view towards the Kitchen and Dining Room from the Entry and Living Room.

                  • Vanity in 3/4 Bath.

                    Vanity in 3/4 Bath.

                  • Enjoy breakfast or dinner or a glass of wine in the adjacent garden and patio.

                    Enjoy breakfast or dinner or a glass of wine in the adjacent garden and patio.

                  • The Dining Room and Kitchen have an open floor plan - perfect for conversation.

                    The Dining Room and Kitchen have an open floor plan - perfect for conversation.

                  • Bedroom features queen bed with 6.5' closet, dresser and decorative headboard.

                    Bedroom features queen bed with 6.5' closet, dresser and decorative headboard.

                  • Living Room is a quiet place to read or watch a movie.

                    Living Room is a quiet place to read or watch a movie.

                  • Private patio with cottage-like Garden storage building.

                    Private patio with cottage-like Garden storage building.

                  • Garden and Patio with entry stairs down to Ravenna Retreat apt.

                    Garden and Patio with entry stairs down to Ravenna Retreat apt.

                  • Spring is here!

                    Spring is here!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 03, 2014

                  $135 - $155 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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