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A Rare Find! Downtown Seattle Waterfront Condo! Parking Included!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Over 1000 square feet of relaxing, well-equipped perfection nestled at the base of the steps leading up to Pike Place Market, across the street from the Seattle waterfront, the Aquarium, and Pier 62. Finished in a décor reminiscent of Seattle’s early days, with red-bricked wall, dark wood floors, and subway-tiled bathroom. Be greeted with a complimentary bottle of wine.

Start the day sipping a fresh cup of French pressed coffee on the terrace while gazing upon Seattle’s waterfront as it comes alive. Take the stairs (or the elevator) up to Pike Place Market, the nation’s oldest continuously operated public farmers’ market, to take in the fascinating commotion of open-air commerce. Sample fresh-baked bread, pastries or piroshky; sample locally produced cheeses; or peruse an unmatched selection of fresh seafood.

This property is family owned and run by my husband and I. Our mission is to redefine your vacation rental experience. Your satisfaction, as our guest, is our goal. Why pay more to stay at an ordinary hotel when you can relax in a central location while enjoying modern comforts and amenities in a slightly nostalgic Old Seattle setting. The local waterfront national chain hotel's rates start at $255/night and parking is also additional.

AMENITIES

Living Room: Open and sunny, with large windows facing south and west, comfortable leather couch and chairs

Kitchen: Modern, with Kitchen Aid stainless appliances, gas oven/stove, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, soapstone countertops, large island for entertaining and plenty of cookware and dishware to service 8 people. Full size front loading Washer & Dryer (Detergent & Fabric Softner Provided).

Bedroom: Features a Comfortable King Size Bed, Modern rustic furniture, French doors opening to living room area with Privacy Curtains. Extra pull out Queen size Murphy Cabinet Bed in the Living Room with a comfortable Tempurpedic Mattress.

Bathroom: Early metropolitan subway tile décor, Huge jetted tub with shower, soapstone-covered vanity and Large walk-in closet. The Sink and Toilet area are separate from the Shower/Tub by pocket doors. This makes it easier if you have more than one person getting ready at a time.

Entertainment: 48” flat panel TV on swivel mount, DVD player, Direct Satellite TV, Free WiFi.

Outdoor Features: Comfortable Private Terrace, with Dining table & Chairs, viewing the Water, Seattle Aquarium, The Ferris Wheel and Pier 62!

As of 2016, we now have a Portable AC Vent located in the Living Room for our Portable Air Conditioner. One of the positive points to having the building exterior re-done! (Almost NO Buildings, Less than 5% in Seattle have Central Air Conditioning) So, we are one of the Lucky Ones!

Also be aware that this is an urban environment. In any Urban Core, you can expect to hear street noise, often late into the evening. If a silent outdoor environment is important to you, downtown Seattle (or any big city for that matter) may not be the best place for you to stay. Any questions about this, ask! We want our guests to be happy.

Suitability:

Children welcome

No Pets

No smoking on premises

Parking: (1) private parking space in under-building garage (limited to Compact or Midsize cars only) in a secure parking garage. If you have a Truck or Large SUV, know that it will not fit!

Transportation: Bus stop around the corner, Ferry just 5 blocks south, cruise ship terminal only 2 blocks north, Marina across the street, and taxi stations just ½ block north. Also, the Light rail is just 4 blocks East on the corner of 3rd and Pine. We don't even rent a car anymore. We just take the Light rail from the Airport to Westlake. Then walk four blocks to the condo. It takes about 40 minutes to get to or from the airport to West lake station. Cost is about $3.00 each way per person.

Attractions: Myrtle Edwards Park (waterfront path great for walks, jogging or a nice bike ride), cruise ship terminal, or attractions along the Waterfront. Seattle’s finest restaurants, bars & cafes(over 700) are less than a 5 minute walk from condo. Walk, cycle, or drive onto a ferry to Bremerton, Vashon Island, West Seattle or Bainbridge Island.

Approx. 15 minute walk to Safeco & Century Link Stadiums(Exactly 1.1miles)

Downstairs from Pike Place Market (There used to be concrete steps up to the Market Place but they are gone now due to the 70 Million Dollar upgrade to Pike Street Market! There is an Elevator in the Parking Garage just South of our Building.(Just walk in and go to the far left corner. You'll see it there.)

Across the street from Seattle Aquarium

Minutes walk from whale watching tour boats

4 blocks to Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

4 blocks to Westlake Center (Mall & Shopping)

4 blocks to the Light Rail(Train to Airport)

6 blocks to Pacific Place

1.2 miles to Pacific Science Center (with IMAX Theater)

3.5 miles to University of Washington campus

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Property Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Property Owner

We have had a personal love for the city of Seattle for over 20 years. We enjoy this waterfront condo not only because of the location and views, but also because of the serenity. This is our in-city retreat to hang out with our Family and Friends, see a Mariners game, watch the Seahawks play, Enjoy great Shopping, Eat wonderful food, Stroll around Pike Street Market or just kick back and Relax!

Property Owner purchased this condo in 2014

Why Property Owner chose Seattle

We chose this location to be closer to the water as well as to provide an in-city retreat for our family and friends... This is Our Home Away From Home!

What makes this condo unique

We love to get up in the morning and walk the 80 steps to Pike Place Market and watch the market open for the day! We have been going there for decades and Never get tired of it. I am definitely a frequent customer to the Seattle Antique Market only 1 block away as well. Some of the touches I have added to this condo are from this same market. This location has also been a great starting point for our Seattle Seahawk games as well as our University of Washington games. The Seahawk stadium is 8 blocks away and the shuttle to the University of Washington takes about 20 minutes.

We also love to walk to the Ferry docks (6 blocks) and catch the ferry to Bainbridge Island to spend the day. Where else could you hop a ferry to an island, have a gourmet Northwest dinner and be back in Seattle the same evening? My favorite end to the day is to have a couple pints at Kell's Irish Pub up at the Pike Market's Post alley location. Where else can you imbibe with both locals and Seattle visitors, listen to live Irish music, eat a bowl of Irish stew and sing some lyrics? Nothing better to end the day with!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My best friend and I do a girls trip every year. This was the perfect place to stay! We will be back again this year!!
Jan 2011
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Pike Place Market
"The Pike Street Market is only 82 steps or and elevator ride from our condo! It's a MUST DO..."
Seattle Underground Tour
"It gives you some of the cool history behind the City of Seattle. We have gone twice and I ..."
Seattle Aquarium
"This is located just accross the street from our condo! We have a family pass for the year...."
Safeco Field
"Well, if you Love America's Game of Baseball.... This is the place for you! Take in a Marin..."
CenturyLink Field
"If your wanting to see the Super Bowl Champs of 2014 live, this is the place to be! The Ce..."
Beecher's Handmade Cheese
"You have to try their Plain Mac-N-Cheese! It's out of this world!"
Starbucks
"Seattle's Best Coffee!"
The Seattle Great Wheel
"If you can ride it at night, you have a great view of the city! It's beauiful!"
Piroshky Piroshky
"A Must Go! Located in Pike Street Market... It doesn't matter what you order... Everything..."
The Pink Door
"Our favorite place to go for Anniversary Dinner! I Love their Ribeye steak & my husband Lov..."
Ride the Ducks
"Tour Seattle in an old WWII amphibious vehicle! They drive you ALL OVER the Seattle area wh..."
The Crab Pot Seafood Restaurant
Car: not necessary

Pike Place Market is a flight of stairs away. And for those of us that need the occasional elevator ride... There are two. One at the Parking Garage next door to our building and the other is just on the North end of our building. Seattle Aquarium is across the street.

Amenities

Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Early Metropolitan Subway Tile Decor with Cherry Cabinetry and Soapstone counter top. Large Jetted Jacuzzi Tub. Two Hair Dryers. Soap is furnished. Just bring your own shampoo & conditioner.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Comfortable King size Bed (1), Tempurpedic Queen Murphy Cabinet Bed in Living Room(1), Large Walk-In Closet, French Doors lead into the Living Room from the Bedroom, Privacy Curtains in Bedroom, Large Windows and 9 foot ceilings throughout make it nice and airy.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing

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A Rare Find! Downtown Seattle Waterfront Condo! Parking Included!
average rating of 5.0 based on 58 reviews
5

Great location and very accomadating!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful anniversary trip staying at Jeri's condo. The location was perfect. A few minutes walk to Pike's Place Market and to the Pier. The condo was well stocked with kitchen amenities for cooking fresh seafood and pasta from the market. The King size bed was very comfortable. Free parking in the onsite garage a big plus!!

Thank you for sharing your home with us. We can't wait to come back sometime in the near future :-)

James Morris

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm looking forward to you coming back to stay again! Thank you for taking such great care of our place while you were there!
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Memphis,TN
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Condo was located within walking distance of Pike Place Market and waterfront attractions.Condo was stocked with everything one needs for a comfortable experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Jolla, California 90237
5

Great stay in Seattle

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location. This unit is close to everything. Walk out the condo and around the backside - you are just an elevator away from Pikes Market. So much fun!!! Best thing is, you don't need to rent a car. Jeri, the owner has made this place extremely comfortable and it is fully stocked. The furniture is very comfortable, nice accommodations. In addition, she has taken the time to write out detailed reviews for great places to visit. Loved Seattle, loved the people. Folks went out of their way to be helpful. Felt like I was back in the Midwest. Great visit. Will definitely go back. Thanks Jeri...great VRBO owner.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bon Air is just across the city line from Richmond VA.
5

POSITION "A" FOR STUFF TO DO IN SEATTLE

  • 5 of 5

WE WERE STOPPING IN FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS ON OUR WAY BACK TO VIRGINIA FROM ALASKA. MET FRIENDS FOR DINNER AND DID A LITTLE ROAMING AROUND SO IT WAS GREAT FOR OUR SHORT STAY. THE CONDO WAS SUPER CONVENIENT AND COMFORTABLE AND COULD NOT HAVE BEEN SET UP ANY BETTER. TASTEFUL, COMFORTABLE AND WELL SUPPLIED. WE ARE KEEPING THIS ONE ON OUR "A" LIST

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA/Portland, OR
5

Perfect place with wonderful people!

  • 5 of 5

This is truly a perfect place for a Seattle excursion. It's just steps away from Pike Place Market with so much to explore within walking distance, like great restaurants, access to ferries, water taxi, bike rentals, museums, parks, shops and more. There's a light rail stop just a few blocks away—an easy walk for longer treks around Seattle or for getting to/from the airport. The transit system is also easy to navigate around town [Thank you, Jeri, for letting me know all of this ahead of time]! I enjoyed morning runs on the waterfront path, which is literally right out the front door, and hikes in nature were close by as well.

The condo is beautifully decorated, comfortable, and so well equipped that it felt like being at home. It is obvious that Jeri has put a lot of loving attention into making the condo a place of solace and convenience for her guests, right down to the small details. Her lovely spirit can be felt in the home she has created there; it was a place of respite at the end of each day. Having traveled a lot and stayed in many different places, I can say that my experience here and with Jeri really stand out. Jeri was incredibly kind and such an excellent communicator throughout the rental process. She even provided lists of helpful hints and things to do around Seattle. Honestly, it felt like having a personal concierge for our stay. Thank you so much for everything, Jeri, and thank you for making our trip so wonderful! We look forward to staying again!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Rare find indeed!

  • 5 of 5

The location isn't all that's perfect. The beautiful, quaint condo in Pike Place Market is owned by a family that is #1 in customer service. Jeri went above and beyond to welcome us to Seattle and provide us the information we needed to make our trip a memorable one. Without her, we would have spent money on an Uber instead of taking the inexpensive Seattle Sound Transit rail to the condo. There is a small parking space for those that do need a rental car for a few days (FYI- it's cheaper to take the rail to the condo and then rent a car somewhere local). Thank you for all your help Jeri!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115
Security Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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