Escape Into a World of Zen
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
West Seattle house description
LOCATION IS EVERYTHING: Harbor House is the most sought after home on ALKI. It is an artistic architectural landmark in a superb location, with a phenomenal unobstructed Seattle and Elliot Bay view. You are: steps from the Seattle Water Taxi that cruises you in 10 minutes to Seattle’s down town, a myriad amount of activities and rentals that include, kayaking, paddle boards, biking, scuba diving, beach walking and more. There are 2 award winning restaurants within a few steps in either direction; or a short scenic beach walk to Alki Beach’s most popular strip, home to numerous restaurants, bars, galleries, and shops.
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- 3 bathrooms total, 1 full bathroom on each floor.
Kitchen & Dining
- Dining Area Seats:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Water View
- Beach View
- Car Not Necessary
- Roller Blading
- Massage Therapist
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Recreation Center
- Live Theater
- Scenic Drives
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Paddle Boating
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EXCEPTIONAL New VRBO on Alki Beach!*********!
EXCEPTIONAL New VRBO on Alki Beach!*********!
My husband and I had an Incredible Weekend at the Harbor House Alki. This VRBO is like no other! Every single portion of this home has a story. The Art, placement of furniture, and the VIEW of the Seattle Skyline is something you can’t find anywhere else. In addition, the generous amounts of space, private “Coi Pond”, Tea House, and sitting area(s) make you feel like you are on a vacation somewhere Exotic. I agree with the owners description. This place will give you absolute ZEN. We hope to come back soon! JD
- Guest Jamie, Julieann, Hunter, & Hayley (Seattle)
- Date of stay 10/25/13
- Review Submitted 11/14/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, tourists without a car.
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|My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Check in 3:00
Check out 11:00
30 day cancellation policy
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning fee: $100
- Property Damage Protection: $69
- Tax Rate 9.5%
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- Nearest Airport: SeaTac at 15 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Seattle Water taxi into the city at 0.01 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: I-5 at 1.5 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Alki beach at 0.01 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Saltys on Alki, Marination at 0.01 Miles
- Nearest Golf: West Seattle Golf Course at 2 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Saltys on Alki, Marination. at 0.01 Miles
Year Purchased: 1964
About: THE OWNERS: In the mid 60’s the Seattle skyline had the Space Needle to the North and The Smith Tower to the South. There was nothing tall in-between the two notable structures. This is when I purchased this property, thinking I would live in the small beach cottage a few years. As time elapsed Seattle was growing, memories were created that could not be made today. My children diving off the old Sea Crest Marina piers, mooring our boat steps from our front door, sailing across Elliot Bay to Seattle, are but a few. Years went by, the memories and stories flourished and I realized I loved the house and area and was destined to stay. The house was so small it needed to grow. The first growth spurt was in the mid 70’s, when the children and the house grew taller. Next came 1980, the year I met my future husband. We complemented each others passion for art and creating with space. The spirit of the house and its land generously continued giving us the opportunity to fulfill our visions and dreams, often in the face of local growth obstacles. Today the Marina and boats are gone, the Seattle skyline is magnificent, and the house is beyond recognition of its former self. It welcomes the multitude of changes it observes and the attention it gets, but sadly regrets the day it will be replaced by a Condo-office. It deserves to be shared, through it you know the owners. Our home invites you to create your stories and memories. Enjoy!
Why West Seattle:
THE HOUSE: With numerous places to relax and enjoy the view, you will find yourself discovering new spaces to soothe your soul, be it by the waterfall amidst bamboo, the meditative Tea House, the tranquil Koi Pond, the back deck where you are one with nature, or the top City view deck where observing people and water craft will occupy and amuse you for hours. The walls throughout are adorned with the owner’s art and collections of Northwest Indian baskets and carvings, Navaho weavings, Mathew Patton pottery, Matt Stiger neon, vintage toy boats, and indigenous pieces from: Africa, Indonesia, Borneo, The Amazon, and Mexico. The house offers easy commutes to and from SeaTac airport, and the surrounding Seattle area. The Seattle Metro Bus system, a complimentary local shuttle, and Cars2go are within a block. You have 2 dedicated onsite parking spaces. You will enjoy all the amenities that accompany this fully equipped home, to suit the needs and desires you may have.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Superb Location, water taxi to Seattle waterfront, downtown, stadiums, museums, galleries and shopping. Beach activities and rentals, scuba diving, award winning restaurants, home has unique features with numerous places to relax and enjoy the stunning Seattle City Skyline.
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Street view of front of home.
Main Entrance from street.
Upper city view deck, people and watercraft watching.
Outdoor dining area with gas barbecue near Koi Pond, with view.
View sitting area on top floor,
One of many Stained glass windows. This is the upper area.
Tea House on a rare snowy Seattle night.
Main floor view sitting and dining area.
T.V./Family room with gas fireplace.
Basement sitting area.
Serene waterfall, surrounded by bamboo and ferns.
Paddle Boarder right in the Bay. Directly across the street.
Tranquil Koi Pond
Watching our eagles who nest close by.
Kitchen on main floor, waterfall in the background.
Elegant Master bath with Jacuzzi tub, atop golden onyx and marble.
Master bed area.
Tea House for meditation.
City view from the Tea House.
Bathroom with shower off the main floor.
Family room gas fireplace.
Basement bedroom and sitting area.
Beautiful Sunrise in Seattle
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