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Luxury in-City Retreat with Spectacular Water and Mountain Views

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Last updated: 01/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Capitol Hill house description

Over 4400 square feet of luxury living on two levels. The gated entry leads through a verdant garden to the entry/art gallery with cathedral ceilings and baby grand piano. Ahead of you is the large living room w/ fireplace, stereo, library, and large wrapped windows to enhance the spectacular views of Portage Bay with the Seattle Yacht Club boats, Husky Rowing Team, and the Cascade mountains beyond in the East. The formal dining room, with views of the water, seats 10; fully equipped chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances and casual seating area. The one car garage and side entrance open to the mud-room. On the other end of the main floor is the master bedroom suite with views of the water, with queen sized bed, flat screen tv; ample closet space; marble bathroom with double sinks and walk in shower with adjustable shower, soaking tub and separate W.C.


Garden Level of House: The garden level boasts a large family room that opens to the garden and its views of the mountains, with 2 sofas and 2 club chairs to enjoy the surround sound, flat screen t.v., board and video games/dvd stereo and A/V closet. There's a wide selection of books and music. Down the hall there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The first bedroom has a spectacular view of the water, open to the garden for separate entrance, a queen bed, desk and 2 large closets. A contemporary bathroom is at the end of the hall, between the remaining bedrooms. The first bedroom has a bunk bed, desk, electric piano, and good sized closet, and the second bedroom has views of the lake, a queen bed, desk, ample closet space and its own half bath. The Bosch front loading washer and dryer are on this level in the laundry room, as well as an excercise room equipped with a treadmill, stability ball, mat, tv, light weights and bands.

The Garden and Views: The house sits amidst beautifully maintained Italian-style gardens on an over 10,000 foot lot. The front gated entry gives privacy as does the lush foliage, and a garden table nestled in the front courtyard provides an alternative dining area. The back garden is large and multi-leveled, with gated entrances on either side to access the waterfront. The wisteria and jasmine covered arbor provides beautiful dappled light under which to dine outdoors, with stunning views of the active yet always charming Portage Bay. A large terrace with a pair of chaises and sun umbrella provide private refuge amongst the mature and flowering garden. The lower garden level features a pond, large flower beds, white stoned walkways and a hidden seating area for those seeking quiet moments.

We have a 3 person canoe you can use (at your own risk) and launch it from our waterfront dock. Enjoy swimming or other water sports in the lake. Living near the water in the city is magical!

Architect Designed Property: This is truly one of the special houses of Seattle. Originally built in 1928, it was completely renovated by Roland Terry, the iconic architect of the Northwest who also designed the famous Canlis Restaurant. More recently, the house was updated by the internationally famous modern architect, Hugh Newell Jacobsen. This location is close enough to everything you want to see and do in Seattle, but provides a stylish respite from the urban life nearby.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

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

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              • Master bedroom: 2 queen

                lake view...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

                lake view...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

                lake view...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

                bunk beds...moreless

              • The master bedroom is on the ground floor with a lake and mountain view, facing east away from the street on the lake side. Quiet and sunny. Flat screen TV, plenty of closet space. All rooms have Internet and there is wireless in the house....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Master bath: toilet, tub, shower

                2 sinks...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub

                European style hand held shower...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Espresso machine, pak n' play crib/playpen and handicap stool available....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library
                  • Piano
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

                      • Arboretum
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Coin Laundry
                      • Forests
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Pond
                      • Rain Forests
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Restaurants
                      • Synagogues
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Zoo

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Walking

                      Location Type

                      • Downtown
                      • Lake
                      • Lake View:

                        On Portage Bay, w/an easterly view of the Cascade Mts., Husky Stadium, Montlake Bridge, houseboats & Seattle Yacht Club, paddleboards, sailboat lessons & Husky crew make this an urban treasure....moreless

                      • Mountain
                      • Waterfront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      General

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Alarm System
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Computer Available
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        Treadmill, light weights, jumprope, exercise ball, t.v. dvd player...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        for small to mid sized sedan, not an SUV! Also parking for one car in driveway....moreless

                      • Gas Heating
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • PC
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Security System
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Bicycles:

                        rental available within walking distance. ...moreless

                      • Binoculars
                      • Canoe
                      • Courtyard
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Inflatable Boat
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Canoe, bring your own life jackets....moreless

                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Propane provided...moreless

                      • Patio
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Tennis:

                        We have a couple of rackets and a hopper with balls, courts nearby....moreless

                      • Terrace
                      • Walkway To Water

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          2015
                          Jan 20 - Dec 1, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $750
                          $5,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay
                          $750
                          $5,000

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $275 + tax
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                          • Tax Rate 9.5%

                          Cancellation policy:

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                          Last updated: 01/27/2015
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                          Location

                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Seattle International Airport
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          University Neighborhood
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          to Bainbridge Island, Vashon... downtown Seattle
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Broadmoor Country Club
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          downtown Seattle
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          520 and I5
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          All kinds from casual to elegant
                          40 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Snoqualmie
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Madison Park

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Nestled in the heart of Seattle, overlooking the houseboats on Portage Bay with a view of the Cascade mountains, this is a sophisticated mid-city retreat with a lush garden, just steps from the water. Located north of Capitol Hill, it's a short walk to the University of Washington and Husky Stadium, the Burke Gilman Trail and the Arboretum. It's just minutes by car or bus to downtown and the Pike Place Market, ferries, shopping, sporting events, restaurants, theatre, museums, and Seattle Center. Less than a mile away is the 520 bridge, providing easy access to Bellevue, Redmond and the mountains.

                          Other Activities: roller blading, paddleboarding, canoeing

                           

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                          Photos

                          • Front of house.

                            Front of house.

                          • The living room, looking east.

                            The living room, looking east.

                          • View of Portage Bay from the living room.

                            View of Portage Bay from the living room.

                          • The kitchen.

                            The kitchen.

                          • The breakfast room.

                            The breakfast room.

                          • The master bathroom.

                            The master bathroom.

                          • Queen bed, garden level bedroom with access to patio, water views.

                            Queen bed, garden level bedroom with access to patio, water views.

                          • Two twin beds, garden level, with PC/printer for your use, bathroom next door.

                            Two twin beds, garden level, with PC/printer for your use, bathroom next door.

                          • Half bath attached to black and white bedroom.

                            Half bath attached to black and white bedroom.

                          • Sunrise view from living room.

                            Sunrise view from living room.

                          • View from the terrace.

                            View from the terrace.

                          • View of the house from our dock on Portage Bay.

                            View of the house from our dock on Portage Bay.

                          • View of Portage Bay from the house.

                            View of Portage Bay from the house.

                          • The entry/art gallery.

                            The entry/art gallery.

                          • The kitchen.

                            The kitchen.

                          • The dining room.

                            The dining room.

                          • The master bedroom with lake and mountain views.

                            The master bedroom with lake and mountain views.

                          • Garden level living/family room, 42" TV, DVD, CD surround sound stereo.

                            Garden level living/family room, 42" TV, DVD, CD surround sound stereo.

                          • Small exercise room with TV and DVD.

                            Small exercise room with TV and DVD.

                          • B&W bathroom; queen bed with attached bathroom, garden level with water view.

                            B&W bathroom; queen bed with attached bathroom, garden level with water view.

                          • The front entrance of the house, spring.

                            The front entrance of the house, spring.

                          • Upper level terrace.

                            Upper level terrace.

                          • Lower level of garden.

                            Lower level of garden.

                          • Christmas in Seattle.

                            Christmas in Seattle.

                          $750 per night (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                          • Sleeps
                            8
                          • Bedrooms
                            4
                          • Bathrooms
                            3.5
                          • Property type
                            House
                          • Reviews
                            11
                          Owner
                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 12 hours
                          • Response rate: 90%
                          • Calendar last updated: 01/27/2015
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