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Where Beach Living Meets City Life: Alki Beach Harbor House

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Upper deck with view of Seattle skyline, Elliot Bay

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Last updated: 07/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Where Beach Living Meets City Life: Alki Beach Harbor House
Is the most sought after waterfront home on Alki. It is steps to the Seattle Water Taxi and numerous activities. A home that is an artistic architectural landmark in a superb location, with a phenomenal unobstructed Seattle and Elliot Bay view. The Seattle Water Taxi cruises you in 10 minutes to Seattle’s down town and stadiums. The myriad activities and rentals include, kayaking, paddle boards, biking, scuba diving, beach walking and more. Steps to award winning restaurants, coffee-juice bars; or a walk, run, bike ride to Alki Beach’s popular strip, home to numerous restaurant,bars, galleries, and shops.
Alki Beach Harbor House
Offers three separate sleeping areas, three bathrooms, along with numerous places within and out to relax, soothe your soul and enjoy the view; be it by the waterfall amidst bamboo, the meditative Tea House, the Green Canna Room for smoking pleasure (legal in Washington State), the tranquil Koi Pond, the Back deck where you are one with nature, or the top City view deck, while observing orcas, eagles, people and numerous types of water craft. Just being will occupy and amuse you for hours. The walls throughout are adorned with the owner’s art and collections of Northwest Indian baskets, masks, Navaho weaving art, 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, I-5, 99, and the surrounding Seattle area. The Seattle Metro Bus system, a complimentary local shuttle, and Cars2go are steps away. You have 2 dedicated onsite parking spaces. You will surely enjoy all the amenities that accompany this fully equipped home, to suit the your needs.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Due to architectural elements and numerous water features, this home is not suited for children under the age of 8. Children must be supervised at all times. Owner takes no responsibility. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $100.00 pet deposit of which $50.00 is refunded if no damage and you've cleaned all areas after your pet. Water features may pose danger to pets....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    ONLY in the separate 'Green Canna' room. (Cannabis is legal in State of Washington)House is NON-smoking....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom Master, top floor: 1 queen

    Spectacular City View from Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Lowest level; 2 separate, private sleeping areas...moreless

  • 3 separate sleeping areas, Master bedroom is located on the top floor with view from the bed. Bedroom 2 plus bonus sleeping area in lowest level. Bedroom 2 ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    basement...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, jetted tub

    Master bedroom...moreless

  • 3 bathrooms total, 1 full bathroom on each floor. Lower bathrooms are small....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Netflix, Amazon Prime, Antenna HD digital,...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown:

    10 minutes by Water Taxi, steps from the home....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View of the Cascades and Mt. Rainier...moreless

  • Village:

    West Seattle, a peninsula directly across from Metropolitan Seattle, divided by Ellliot Bay has a small town feel to it. ...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Interior and covered outside dinning....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    several sitting room areas...moreless

  • Parking:

    2 off street parking spots...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas ...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Lap pool used in Summer months ...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 9 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 8, 2015
5 night min stay
$450

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Christmas
Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay
$400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$350
$2,100

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee per 2 $150
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Check in 3:00

Check out 11:00

30 day cancellation policy

Cleaning fees based on one couple, add $15.00 each additional person

Small dog "On Approval", with $200.00 non-refundable fee/important note!!! water features may provide danger!!!

Numerous water features, not safe for children under 8 years

Payments can be made through Pay Pal (Mastercard and Visa)


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 07/04/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
SeaTac
West Seattle
Nearest Barpub
Saltys on Alki, Marination
West Seattle
Nearest Ferry
Seattle Water taxi into the city
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
West Seattle Golf Course
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-5
West Seattle
Nearest Restaurant
Saltys on Alki, Marination.
West Seattle
Nearest Beach
Alki beach

Car: Not Necessary

Aside from numerous water related activities, West Seattle is known for its numerous walking/bike trails, large 'Old growth Forest Parks',( Lincoln Park, Schmitz Park, Camp Long,) Longfellow Creek walking trail, Duwamish River pocket parks and bike trail and its Chinese gardens. It hosts a Sunday Farmers Market, along with many art, music, and cultural events throughout the year.

 

Manager info

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. 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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Upper deck with view of Seattle skyline, Elliot Bay

    Upper deck with view of Seattle skyline, Elliot Bay

  • Coming up the front walk way

    Coming up the front walk way

  • Sitting room with a full view of Elliot Bay and the Seattle skyline

    Sitting room with a full view of Elliot Bay and the Seattle skyline

  • Fully automated Kitchen

    Fully automated Kitchen

  • Master bed area.

    Master bed area.

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Tea House for meditation.

    Tea House for meditation.

  • Waterfall amidst bamboo,seen from t.v. gas fireplace room.

    Waterfall amidst bamboo,seen from t.v. gas fireplace room.

  • Watching  our eagles who nest close by.

    Watching our eagles who nest close by.

  • Alki Beach Harbor House

    Alki Beach Harbor House

  • Entry into Alki Beach Harbor House

    Entry into Alki Beach Harbor House

  • Main dining room

    Main dining room

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Sun room, both with or without retractable awning. Lovely view of the bay.

    Sun room, both with or without retractable awning. Lovely view of the bay.

  • Beautiful zen garden with a stocked Koi pond.

    Beautiful zen garden with a stocked Koi pond.

  • Seattle Skyline

    Seattle Skyline

  • A few of the 'locals' right out in front of Alki Beach Harbor House

    A few of the 'locals' right out in front of Alki Beach Harbor House

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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 12 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 07/04/2015
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