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Built in 1916, this cottage is in the Belvidere neighborhood of West Seattle. Ten minutes to downtown Seattle and 20 minutes to the airport. West Seattle has sandy Alki Beach, The Junction Town Center which features some of the best restaurants, coffee shops, antique stores, bike shops, and stunning views of the city and the Olympic Mountains.
Our cottage is a two bedroom home with a queen bed and a double bed and double futon in the 2nd bedroom. The bathroom features a heated tile floor with a jetted tub with shower. The living room offers a cozy place to relax, with a gas fireplace, reading lights, and a flat screen TV. Our large kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances and cookware.
In the backyard there is a cafe table with a sun umbrella, a fire pit, a gas and charcoal BBQ and jacuzzi. Pick herbs from the pots and water the garden if you like!
Metropolitan Market (a wonderful European 'experience'), PCC Market,Safeway, Starbucks, and the historic Admiral Theater are just a few of the great shops within walking distance. In addition there are also dozens of popular restaurants nearby to choose from.
Hiawatha park is 2 blocks away if you feel like jogging, going to the kiddie park or wading pool. A short drive away, Coleman pool offers a unique outdoor saltwater pool that sits on the scenic shores of Lincoln Park overlooking the Sound. The Admiral Viewpoint boasts one of the best vistas of downtown Seattle.
Our cottage has everything you'll need and more! Linens, towels, plates, utensils, pots & pans. Off street parking in 3 car driveway. Internet/cable/DVD player. Not sure what you want to do? We have maps and books of the area for visitors.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Non refundable cleaning fee$150
Refundable Damage Deposit$150
Credit cards accepted through BOOK IT & PayPal.
Spring/Summer rates apply for December 22- January 4th for Holiday stay.
Summer Rates drop to $150.00/night for 28 days or more.
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Handford and Hinds cottage is located in the quiet neighborhood of West Seattle which makes it a great launching pad for any Northwest adventures. Hiking, biking, shopping, golfing, theater, concerts, dining, kid activities, museums, whale watching, boating, dancing, and more... the list goes on and on!
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: My grandparents moved to West Seattle in 1948...so I have roots that go way back. Alki beach was my playground and my sons grew up here as well.
The Junction, as we locals call it, has wonderful shops and restaurants as well as a fantastic farmers market.
Why the Owner Chose West Seattle: Location location location! A great place for a family vacation or a romantic getaway. Situated in a quiet and safe neighborhood, yet minutes to Safeco Field, Century Link Field, the waterfront and downtown.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: The benefit of the West Seattle neighborhood is all round you. Beaches, bike paths, parks, views, golf courses, YMCA, gyms, Yoga studios, coffee shops, tennis courts, day spas, farmers market, street fairs, shopping.
Two bicycles at the cottage for your use, along with two adult helmets and a bike lock.
Family and friends often comment how inviting the cottage is. Homey with those extra touches that make a visit here relaxing and spa like!