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Hummingbird House: West Seattle's Best Kept Secret!

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Last updated: 08/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms (sleeps 6) + Attached Unit, (sleeps 1 or 2)

A two story, BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED 1939 BRICK TUDOR, your home away from home, in beautiful West Seattle. This long-term luxury home comes completely furnished with original art, designer furniture and everything you'll need to make your stay complete.

CONVENIENTLY LOCATED, snuggled in the heart of West Seattle and surrounded by 30-foot conifers, bamboo and a 10-foot hedge, this urban property is very private and lush. Lots of hummingbirds! WALKING DISTANCE to grocery stores, boutiques, restaurants, gyms, Yoga, cafes, bus line and MINUTES AWAY from seaside Lincoln Park, Alki Beach, Water Taxi, Fauntleroy Ferry terminal, 10 minutes straight downtown. *New: FRANCISCAN MEDICAL / URGENT CARE CENTER a few minutes walking.

Gleaming hardwood floors, MARBLE FIREPLACE, period light fixtures, formal dining room, remodeled eat-in fully equipped kitchen with gas range. One full bath, one half bath upstairs, additional bath in Firelight Studio (see below).

The two top floors have FOUR LOVELY BEDROOMS, two with a queen bed, one with a double, one with a twin bed. One full bath and one half-bath, all linens, towels and bedding provided. TV room and piano room, too! FAMILIES WELCOME!


**UPPER TWO FLOORS: SLEEPS 6.
**$400/night for both units: Hummingbird House + Firelight Studio. See Below:

**NEW ADDITION, ATTACHED UNIT: FIRELIGHT STUDIO APARTMENT, a separate rental unit. The 700 Sq. Ft. Retro studio apartment is a large, open space with a fireplace and lots of daylight windows! The cozy apartment has a Double Bed, furniture, full kitchen, laundry, private entry and bath.

The studio can be rented separately and LARGE GROUPS have the option of renting the UPPER 2 floors of Hummingbird House AND the Firelight Studio. View Retro Firelight Studio photos in Hum House photos (last few photos).

**SLEEPS 1. EMAIL OR CALL FOR PHOTOS, AVAILABILITY & ADDITIONAL INFO.
Nightly Rates: $100 - $140
Weekly Rate: $700 - $950
Monthly Rate: $1650 (winter/2 months min.)
Cleaning Fee .. $60
3 night minimum. 4 - 5 night minimum for major holidays.

*FUTURE RENTAL: TINY HOUSE (small house in back yard -as seen in photos)

PLEASE CALL Teri and Dan to CONFIRM AVAILABILITY - (206) 938-0248. Check our rates and calendar also.

Keywords: Beautiful Classic Home - Great Location near West Seattle Junction and minutes away from downtown, beaches and shops!

Owner

Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 08/24/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    Upstairs, desk, large closet, near bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Upstairs, skylight, near bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Upstairs, skylight, near bathroom...moreless

  • Attached Unit - Firelight Studio: 1 double

    Full Kitchen, separate entry, TV, living area, fireplace...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main Floor, TV in room, near bathroom...moreless

  • 2 queens beds - 1 upstairs, 1 Main Floor, 1 Twin Bed upstairs, 1 Double Bed upstairs. Main Floor bedroom has a TV. The separate Studio apartment has one double bed, fully furnished. 1 additional Double bed in Firelight Studio available - separate rental unit. Porta-Crib, booster and high chair available on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    This additional bathroom is in the separate Firelight Studio...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    Upstairs...moreless

  • 2.5+ - This includes the studio apartment.

Other Amenities

  • Walking/riding bikes along beautiful Alki Beach or Lincoln Park! Minutes away! We now have HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER/URGENT CARE within walking distance....moreless

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Seating for 7 people
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
from 13 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holidays
Nov 24 - Jan 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$255
$1,650
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$225
$1,450 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 9.6%

Notes:

**NEW ADDITION, ATTACHED UNIT: FIRELIGHT STUDIO APARTMENT, a separate rental unit.

The 700 Sq. Ft. Retro studio apartment is a large, open space with a fireplace and lots of daylight windows! The cozy apartment has a double bed, furniture, kitchen and bath. The studio can be rented separately and LARGE GROUPS have the option of renting the upper 2 floors of Hummingbird House AND the Firelight Studio. View Retro kitchen photos in Hum House photos. ENTIRE HOUSE RENTAL IS $370/NIGHT, INCLUDING 2 UPPER FLOORS AND FIRELIGHT STUDIO APARTMENT (3000 sq. ft.).

**SLEEPS 2. EMAIL OR CALL FOR AVAILABILITY & ADDITIONAL INFO.

Nightly Rates: $125 - $140

Weekly Rate: $700 - $950

Monthly Rate: $1900 (winter/2 months min.)

Cleaning Fee .. $150

3 night minimum. 4 - 5 night minimum for major holidays.

Explained in our rental agreement.

We require a $300-500 Reservation Deposit which is applied to the traveler's Base Rental Rate. Standard rate applies for gaps between holidays in winter. ENTIRE HOUSE RENTAL IS $370/NIGHT, INCLUDING 2 UPPER FLOORS AND FIRELIGHT STUDIO APARTMENT.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
SeaTac
0.03 Miles
Nearest Barpub
West Seattle Junction
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fauntleroy Ferry Dock
0.05 Miles
Nearest Golf
West Seattle Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Pioneer Square
0.03 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
West Seattle Junction
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Alki Beach, Lowman Beach

Car: Not Necessary

FAMILIES WELCOME! Art supplies & child easel available on request. Walking and biking along beautiful Alki Beach! Large groups have the option to rent the upper 2 stories of Hummingbird House and also rent the separate studio apartment (Firelight Studio).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: I am an artist and a teacher. I grew up in Iowa and have lived in Seattle 35 years. I attended university in the Midwest, Seattle and Europe.

Why the Owner Chose Fairmount Park, Seattle, WA, USA:
The house is central to everything West Seattle has to offer: shops, groceries, restaurants, bars, HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER/URGENT CARE, Artswest theatre and gallery, Alki Beach, Lowman Beach, Lincoln Park, public transportation to downtown only 10 minutes.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is a classic 1939 Tudor and provides a warm and comfortable environment filled with designer furniture, fire place and original art. The large yard provides privacy and is surrounded by large conifers and bamboo. The bathrooms and bedroom are comfortable and the house is very large.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 08/24/2016

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Photos

  • Gryphon on the front porch

    Gryphon on the front porch

  • Dining Room/Living Room

    Dining Room/Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room and Artwork

    Living Room and Artwork

  • Kitchen Artwork

    Kitchen Artwork

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Top Floor Queen Bedroom

    Top Floor Queen Bedroom

  • Firelight Studio Apartment kitchen (attached unit).  Sleeps 2. Email for photos.

    Firelight Studio Apartment kitchen (attached unit). Sleeps 2. Email for photos.

  • Firelight Studio

    Firelight Studio

  • Living room fireplace

    Living room fireplace

  • Living room with fire

    Living room with fire

  • Living/Dining Room/Kitchen

    Living/Dining Room/Kitchen

  • Living Room/Front Door

    Living Room/Front Door

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Top floor Double Bedroom

    Top floor Double Bedroom

  • Top Floor Twin Bedroom

    Top Floor Twin Bedroom

  • Backyard view from Balcony

    Backyard view from Balcony

  • Firelight Studio Apartment

    Firelight Studio Apartment

  • Fijrelight Studio Bathroom

    Fijrelight Studio Bathroom

VRBO #110780

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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