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1 Bedroom Hideaway, Zen Garden, Vibrant Area, Walk to Cafes, Shops, Viewpoints

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Kitchen/dining room view from living room.

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Last updated: 05/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Finding a good place to stay in an unfamiliar city is a challenge. As a fellow world traveler, I have seen the good, the bad and the ugly, and, as a long-time landlord with tenants who remain friends, I've created a place that I would want to stay in if I were in an unfamiliar city.

Safe, quiet, welcoming, tastefully decorated, this is a place not only to put your head at night but to call home while you're here. Enjoy your morning coffee or an evening cocktail in the woodland-like zen garden right outside your window (we do have sunshine sometimes!). Or light a fire at night in the outdoor fire pit in true northwest style.

Even for short stays, the Queen Anne neighborhood can feel like home almost instantly—the corner cafe, a morning yoga class or stunning views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic mountains, all within a few blocks walking distance. In the summer participate in the lively farmer's market where organic food and live music fill every Thursday afternoon. Or, hop on the bus for a short ride to Seattle City Center and the Space Needle, Experience Music Project, Olympic Sculpture Park and more.

LIVING & SLEEPING HERE

This is a newly remodeled 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom spacious apartment in a tidy 4-plex with a private entrance and your own off-street parking space. We provide linens and stock the kitchen with all the cooking basics such as sugar, oil, salt, pepper, basic spices, tea and coffee. For anything else you need, three grocery stores are an easy stroll away.

Features include:
• bedroom with queen bed, closet and dresser
• all linens included
• sleeper sofa in the living room for additional guest
• bathroom with bathtub/shower
• full kitchen, coffee maker
• dining room with table for seating up 10 people
• desk with lamp
• access to laundry room
• tv, cable, netflix and wifi
• patio garden with picnic table and fire pit
• off-street parking spot available

ON FOOT:
• Bus to downtown sites: 2 minutes
• Trader Joe's: 8 minutes
• Yoga: 2 minutes
• Safeway: 2 minutes
• Coffee: 2 minutes
• Swim center: : 2 minutes
• Banks: 4 minutes
• Pub/Live music: 2 minutes
• Stunning city viewpoint: 13 minutes

As a longtime Seattle resident, I'm happy to help you make the most of your visit to the Northwest. I've hiked and skied many trails, kayaked Lake Union, traversed the Olympic Peninsula, taken ferries to every corner of the Puget Sound, worked the city's tour bus as a guide and even sung jazz in a bar.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Queen bed, large closet, end table with lamp, dresser additional blankets....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Shower with bathtub, spacious counters, larger mirror, hair dryer.

Other Amenities

  • Accessibility is the corner stone of this vacation rental. I can't stress enough that everything that you want to see in Seattle is at your finger tips either by bus, car or walking....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Streaming netflixs is provided....moreless

Theme

  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    A darling historic neighborhood with an urban/earthy appeal a few minutes from downtown by bus or car. Quick walk from property are cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, Trader Joe's, yoga, swimming pool....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Expandable Danish modern dining table seats up to 8 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

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

    One off street parking space provided....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Access to separate laundry room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Udated galley kitchen with microwave, stove and new refrigerator. China, pots and pans, utensils, coffee maker, tea kettle and baking dishes provided. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    sugar, salt, pepper, spices, oil, coffee, tea...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio is available in the front of the building that is surrounded by a privacy fence. There is a picnic table table with an umbrella and additional lawn chairs....moreless

 

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High Season
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$145
$945

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $55 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 9.6%

Notes:

Check in time: 2:00 pm

Check out time: 11:00 am


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 05/27/2015
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Location

  • Kerry Park

    "Beautiful overlook point just a short walk from the property. See downtown Seattle in all it..."

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  • Olympic Sculpture Park

    "Free, outdoor sculpture park with works from some of the most famous artist of our day. A cl..."

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  • Washington State Ferry

    "Travel on the Washington State Ferry system is a must. It is very casual with coffee, food ..."

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  • Mora Iced Creamery

  • Seattle Center

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16 Miles
Nearest Airport
SeaTac
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
The waterfromt ferry terminal
8 Miles
Nearest Train
Trains north to Vancouver-south to Portland
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 99 and I-5 going north and south
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Great Thai, pubs, cafes, Italian, breakfast, more

Car: Not Necessary

A bit of little know information is that Seattle was build on seven hills. Queen Anne is one of those hills and it is the closest residential area to Seattle Center and the City Center which includes the famous Pike Place Market.

Queen Anne is a historic neighborhood studded with cute cottages and gardens, flanked by stunning views of the Olympic Mountains and filled with specialty shops, international cuisine, access to yoga classes, great coffee shops and the beauty of it all is they are only one block away. Within .5 of a mile you are able to see Puget Sound from the famous Highland Drive overhang where the entire skyline of the city can be seen with the majestic Mt. Rainer in the background.

From Queen Ann you have access by car to funky Freemont and Ballard neighborhoods as well as Greenwood and Green Lake. On the east side of the hill is Lake Union where you can rent kayaks and explore the floating homes (remember Sleepless in Seattle), stop and have lunch at the lake side restaurants or even hop on a sea plane and have an aerial view of the the surrounding area.

Seattle Center is not just the Space Needle although it is a must see. You can go to the opera, ballet, the Pacific Science Center, the butterfly exhibit, the children's museum, live theater at the Rep, catch the monorail to downtown and have a wonderful time at the EMP (Experience Music Project). You will be awed by Frank Gerhy's architectural design of the building and by it's exhibits which are dedicated to the exploration of popular music,(Nirvana), science fiction and pop culture.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: Though I've traveled the world and take long road trips to visit family, my soul is in the Pacific Northwest. I am orginally from the midwest, Illinois, but after experiencing the northwest during our years in Alaska I knew that I would at some point become a resident of Seattle. That opportunity presented itself in 1990. I purchased a house on Vashon Island which is a short ferry ride from West Seattle. It was the best move I ever made. The house was on the water and I turned it into a bed and breakfast. That was my first experience providing travelers with accommodations and all these years later I am trying it again. As a profession I have managed non-profits and since retirement I have done a variety of interesting things to fill my life. This is one of them. Add more Janet@

Why the Owner Chose Queen Anne:
I choose this particular property because of it proximity to all that is Seattle. It is a hop skip and a jump from Seattle Center and downtown. It has a wonderful commercial area one block away as well as offering a very neighborhood feeling.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
I purchased this property in 1996 because of it location and thought that future renters would find the amenities offered in the neighbor desirable and I was right. I have had no problems renting my spaces over all those years but now I am ready to try something a little different. I am looking forward to this being as much a success.


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Photos

  • Kitchen/dining room view from living room.

    Kitchen/dining room view from living room.

  • View of garden from apartment.

    View of garden from apartment.

  • Living room with sofa that converts to additional sleeping space.

    Living room with sofa that converts to additional sleeping space.

  • Shower/tub combination, spacious counters.

    Shower/tub combination, spacious counters.

  • Woodland garden/patio entryway with outdoor fireplace for guests to enjoy

    Woodland garden/patio entryway with outdoor fireplace for guests to enjoy

  • Seattle skyline viewpoint at Kelly Park, a quick walk from the apartment.

    Seattle skyline viewpoint at Kelly Park, a quick walk from the apartment.

  • Spring in Seattle. The patio garden with picnic table and firepit.

    Spring in Seattle. The patio garden with picnic table and firepit.

  • Yes, we have sunny days! Enjoy your morning coffee or a cocktail on the patio

    Yes, we have sunny days! Enjoy your morning coffee or a cocktail on the patio

  • Queen Anne Ave. shops.

    Queen Anne Ave. shops.

  • Danish modern dining table in foreground looking into galley kitchen.

    Danish modern dining table in foreground looking into galley kitchen.

  • Cute galley kitchen has all you need to enjoy a meal during your stay.

    Cute galley kitchen has all you need to enjoy a meal during your stay.

  • View of patio garden area from kitchen and dining room.

    View of patio garden area from kitchen and dining room.

  • Open plan living room with sofa, tv, Netflix, wifi, desk

    Open plan living room with sofa, tv, Netflix, wifi, desk

  • Bedroom with new queen bed and mattress, dresser, ample closet space.

    Bedroom with new queen bed and mattress, dresser, ample closet space.

  • Woodland zen garden overseer.

    Woodland zen garden overseer.

  • Cute shops along tree-lined Queen Anne Avenue.

    Cute shops along tree-lined Queen Anne Avenue.

  • Apartment has a view of patio garden

    Apartment has a view of patio garden

  • Apartment entry.

    Apartment entry.

  • Street view of apartment. Entryway into garden.

    Street view of apartment. Entryway into garden.

VRBO #556705

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Date last modified - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 05/27/2015
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