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Heart of Roosevelt District! Walk to Univ of Wash, Greenlake and Whole Foods.

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Last updated: 06/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ravenna apartment description

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 4 guests in our larger VRBO apartment at Ravenna Guest House. Check out this listing #467345.

The Suite 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, main floor apartment has its own keyless Entry. With its own gas furnace and thermostat, you are easily able to control the heat year-round.

The Suite offers 1 spacious Bedroom, a New Kitchen and Eating Nook and a full Bathroom. The Bedroom has a queen bed, complete with bedding including sheets and a comforter. There is a generous closet.

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 new Kitchen is ready and equipped for your stay, with quartz counters, a stainless sink and new gas range and dishwasher.

Relax in the Bedroom - 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 Suite at Ravenna Guest House - 500 sq ft Apartment with 1 Bedroom, a Kitchen with Eating Nook, and a Bath.

Please contact owner with special requests. Children welcome over 7 years old. Maximum Occupancy: 2.

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 14 days prior to check-in. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m., Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            27 for adults, 7 for children...moreless

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

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Good-sized Bedroom with Queen Bed and three insulated windows. There is a reading corner and the bookshelf is stocked with books. Enjoy the flatscreen HD AppleTV, with NetFlix account. High ceiling and a 4.5' closet....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


          • Full Bath, with traditional tile floor. Sink with Cabinet, Toilet and Tub/Shower. There is also a Linen Cabinet and openable window. High Ceiling....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            New Kitchen cabinets, quartz counters and a stainless sink. Traditional built-in Kitchen hutch. Pots and pans, mixing bowls and serving utensils included. West windows bring in lots of light....moreless

          • Dining:

            There is an Eating Nook in the Kitchen with a round solid oak table and 4 chairs. Two windows look out to the backyard garden....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

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

          • Stove:

            New full-sized stainless gas range with 4 burners and oven....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Newer Stainless Refrigerator with bottom Freezer....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            New Dishwasher with energy-efficient settings...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, Glassware and silverware included...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Some condiments and oils provided...moreless


          • Parking:

            Parking available on streets in front of and behind the house. One off-street parking space available on arrangement with owner...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath towel, hand towel and washcloth for each guest. Kitchen towels and dishcloths provided....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

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

          • Linens Provided:

            Bed linens include quality sheets, pillowcases and pillows, with comforter. ...moreless

          • Heating:

            Gas forced-air furnace...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


              • Books:

                Large selection of recently published books. Guests are invited to choose a book to take with them...moreless

              • Television:

                AppleTV with HDTV flatscreen provided...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Netflix account included...moreless


                  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

                  • Sauna:

                    Sauna is available at Evans Pool at Greenlake...moreless

                  • Heated Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Golf:

                    There is a great par-3 pitch-and-putt course at the south end of Greenlake. Clubs and balls can be rented. In addition, there are 9-hole and 18-hole courses in north Seattle...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

                  • 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

                  • Deck / Patio:

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

                  • Tennis:

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

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

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

                  • Bicycles:

                    Two bicycle rental businesses are within a few blocks...moreless


                  • 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


                  Write a review 5
                  from 8 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Oct 15 - Jan 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $700 $2,250
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $750 $2,600
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Tax Rate 9.5%


                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                  Cancellation policy:

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

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                  Last updated: 06/23/2014
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                  19 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Seattle-Tacoma Int'l Airport
                  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 Suite at 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.

                  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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                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • The apartment enters off this backyard and patio.

                    The apartment enters off this backyard and patio.

                  • Enjoy this sunny Kitchen with new cabinetry, appliances, and quartz counters.

                    Enjoy this sunny Kitchen with new cabinetry, appliances, and quartz counters.

                  • Enter the bedroom with its queen bed and windows to the garden.

                    Enter the bedroom with its queen bed and windows to the garden.

                  • A colorful full bath with tile floor.

                    A colorful full bath with tile floor.

                  • Backyard and Patio area. Raspberries will be ripe soon!

                    Backyard and Patio area. Raspberries will be ripe soon!

                  • The Entry and Nook look out to the garden.

                    The Entry and Nook look out to the garden.

                  • Make yourself a cup of coffee in this inviting Kitchen.

                    Make yourself a cup of coffee in this inviting Kitchen.

                  • Have some tea and read a book from the collection of new releases.

                    Have some tea and read a book from the collection of new releases.

                  • The Patio area, with Garden Shed behind, is a great place to start the day.

                    The Patio area, with Garden Shed behind, is a great place to start the day.

                  • Read, relax, watch a movie. This is a cozy spot.

                    Read, relax, watch a movie. This is a cozy spot.

                  VRBO #479586

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Friday, June 06, 2014

                  $120 - $125 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 06/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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