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Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Whether visiting Seattle for family, business, friends or pleasure, enjoy our comfortable, stylish Seattle studio with views of beautiful Lake Washington. We're conveniently located only 20 minutes from both SeaTac airport and downtown!

Our comfortable studio provides a quiet, secluded space for up to 2 guests. The large, airy space is tastefully furnished. The gas fireplace provides a comforting glow and warmth.

Your private entrance is level and accessed directly from the street. There is ample, free on-street parking adjacent to the entrance. You will receive a unique code for the electronic door lock providing 24-hour access - never a lost key. Late night arrival? No worries! The door code always gets you in. The full living and sleeping space, kitchenette, bath and covered patio are for your exclusive use.

The queen-sized murphy bed has a plush 11" thick Perfect Cloud memory-foam mattress. Our guests love this bed! The entire bed easily tips up to open the main living area. Yoga? We provide mats and other gear.

The efficient kitchenette includes a microwave and Keurig-style coffee maker, refrigerator, sink, cups, plates, tableware and cutlery. We provide coffee and tea, various cold beverages along with a few breakfast items to help you settle in.

Great space for business travelers. We provide high-speed Wi-Fi internet with a convenient laser printer. The flat screen TV includes DirecTV and a Roku receiver with Netflix, Amazon-Prime TV, Pandora, etc. The audio system is full surround sound.

The large, full bath has a tub and shower.

Longer stay? Feel free to use the laundry facilities.

We live upstairs we are readily available to respond to guest questions or needs. We do our best to limit noise and expect our guests to do the same. While we would love to be sound-proofed, it's an older house so some noise gets around and the floors squeak. We promise to keep the yodeling and elephant tap-dancing classes to days when no one is around :-)

More Details

Russ Woodruff
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Russ Woodruff

Russ and Elaine have owned the home since 1995. We've been VRBO hosts since 2015. It is such a treat to welcome guests from all over the world to our home and help them get to know our local area and region.

Russ Woodruff purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Russ Woodruff chose Seward Park

We love our neighborhood as it's so quiet for being part of a big city. We have wonderful views of both Lake Washington and Mount Rainer (when the clouds allow0. This is a family neighborhood and everybody is so friendly.

What makes this apartment unique

Our location is close to many wonderful activities. We're 20 minutes from downtown and the airport. Our new light rail trains run within a mile of the house and its an easy walk or a convenient bus will bring you an easy 2 blocks from the house.


Seward Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • The bathroom is spacious and has a full tub with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The bed is a wonderful murphy bed that folds up to open the living space as desired. It has a plush memory-foam mattress that our guests absolutely love.
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Our space is great for business, singles/couples or vacation guests.


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average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews

Simply the BEST!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for anything more. Russ & Elaine were 5-Star hosts for sure! Great view of the lake, walking distance to shops and restaurants, and the fireplace made everything so cozy. It is nicely appointed and all necessary provisions are there. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks, Russ & Elaine!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I got married outside of Seattle and spent our “honeymoon” exploring the city. This was a very nice, furnished basement. It has everything you could want besides a full kitchen, which we did not need anyway. The hosts left a bottle of sparkling wine and congratulatory note upon our arrival. It was so nice to have a washer and dryer as well. The coffee and tea provided was so appreciated. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely immaculate. Quiet. Thoughtful extras including Keurig with wonderful selection of K cups. Gas fireplace, big tv. Spent two lovely nights in comfortable bed.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable place, great views!

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Had everything we needed. Nice views of the lake. It was nicely furnished, the bed was very comfortable. The coffee and snacks very appreciated. Great coffee shops and restaurants nearby. Russ is very responsive and has great recommendations for restaurants and coffee shops. We felt like we were locals. We will definitely be staying here again when in Seattle. Thanks Russ!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great trip

  • 5 of 5

Great experience

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Studio on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

We loved the comfy bed, cozy fireplace, and the lake view! We appreciated the coffee and the breakfast goodies. Russ was a super host!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Washington State Ferries
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Jefferson Golf Course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pizzuto's Italian
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualmie Ski Area
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Seward Park
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25
Damage Deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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