About the property
- Cottage400 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)
Lake Forbes Cottage
Welcome to your home away from home!
Experience the Puget Sound the way it was meant to be experienced. Privacy and romance of a vacation rental bordering a large greenbelt with a lake. Relax in this serene retreat with nature at your back door yet with the convenience of city living in the heart of Kirkland on the Eastside of Seattle. You’ll get to enjoy your own private space with a bath, bedroom, living area and kitchen in a cottage designed with your comfort and privacy in mind.
Our home away from home is newly furnished and decorated and has proven itself valuable for traveling business, academic & medical professionals, short-term/transitional Seattle stays, vacationers and single or double occupancy on a nightly/weekly basis while visiting friends and family.
Your accommodations include one bedroom with queen-size bed, full bathroom. You have your own kitchen and dining area complete with oven, refrigerator and cooking utensils. Relax on the deck with protected wetlands as your scenery. Cable TV, and WIFI services are available.
After many years living in Seattle, we continue to be awed by the beauty of this neighborhood, its proximity to nature, and its breathtaking sunsets. So, pour a glass of wine, come relax outdoors on the deck, and watch the sun slip behind the beautiful green belt as it illuminates the sky.
DISCLAIMER: For the sake of clarity, please note that we are NOT a hotel. If you like fresh towels every day and need this kind of service frequently we suggest considering a stay in a hotel. We value your privacy and we value ours. We offer a great place at a great price so you can have privacy and a similar experience of living in your own private residence. Along with that comes the responsibility of taking care of your own basic needs. If during your stay you need something reasonable ask and we will do our best to accommodate you. However we have full time jobs and use the income from our rental to subsidize our mortgage, so are not available at all times. We appreciate your patronage and understanding.
Forbes Lake Cottage offers short driving distances of less than 15 minutes to Lake Washington, downtown Bellevue, Microsoft campus, parks and river trails! Want to go shopping or eat out? We are 5 minutes away from I-405 and close to various shopping/restaurant options on the water.
Rates are $59 a night for a two night minimum. For extended stays please contact us for rates. Prices do not include applicable sales tax of 9.5%. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Cash or Money Orders. A $30.00 cleaning fee is required.
For reservations or to check availability call Stefan or email us.
§ Hair Dryer, Iron & Board (Upon Request)
§ Alarm Clock, Air-Conditioning & Laundry Service
§ Free Off Street Parking for You & Your Guests
§ No Smoking (Inside Only), No Drugs
§ Completely Updated and Furnished
§ Towels & Linens Provided
$ Small Pets Ok
§ Refrigerator/Freezer, Stove/Oven, Microwave
§ Coffee Maker, Toaster, Spices & Selection of Coffees and Teas
§ Granite Countertops, New Cabinets, and Tile Flooring
§ Cable TV, iPod player, Radio, DVD PlayeR
§ Free WiFi (Wireless Internet)
§ Walking, Cycling, Mt. Biking, Tennis, Golf, Boating, Water Sports & Watercraft Rentals, Swimming, Hiking, Mountaineering, Indoor/Outdoor Rock Climbing, Horse Back Riding, Sightseeing, and much much more…
§ Wineries, Water Parks, Safeco Stadium, Shopping Malls, Libraries, Seattle Downtown, Gym’s, Bay/Sound, Scenic Drives, Bridle Trail Horse Park, Restaurants, Churches, Local Coffee Shops, Medical Services, Massages, Yoga, etc…
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- english, german
- Calendar last updated:
- May 20, 2018
About Stefan Newbury
I'm excited about meeting new people and creating new friendships with travelers that will stay with us.
Stefan Newbury purchased this Cottage in 2009
Why Stefan Newbury chose North Rose Hill
I am at the heart of Kirkland, just 5 to 15 minutes away from the Kirkland Waterfront, Seattle and much of the surrounding area. This location offers access to all kinds of shopping experiences, outdoor experiences, culinary experiences and so much more. With the rental bordering on protected land and a small lake, we have the convenience of quick access to surrounding areas with the private feel of being out in the countryside.
What makes this Cottage unique
I often sit on our back deck and watch the sun rise or set over Lake Forbes. Being close to shopping, downtown Kirkland, Microsoft, Seattle, and various other places is convenient, but often you need to sacrifice privacy to have these. Our rental gives the best of both worlds. We even get to see the occasional deer, and often see a variety of birds and other wildlife on our property. It is serene, peaceful and practical all in one.
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Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
This cute little cottage had everything we wanted: privacy, cleanliness, kitchen equipment for two, very good mattress, bathroom with window and hot shower and well heated if necessary. The eating corner in the kitchen could need some more coziness.
The area is very quiet and borders at a natural pond (Lake Forbes)
While moving in we discovered a musty smell coming from the bedroom carpet. The owner immediately attended to it by cleaning it thoroughly. He also considers replacing the carpet.
We will rent again if he does, since we are visiting Kirkland several times a year.
Good little property, quiet.
Good little property, quiet.
Affordable and clean
My husband and I stayed here while I attended a CE course at the nearby hospital. It was very affordable, clean, and comfortable. The location was close to my education venue and also to downtown Kirkland. I didn't find any need to even venture into Seattle. We would stay here again.
The listing for this house is spot on, very clean and had everything we needed. The actual photos are only slightly deceiving in that they don't picture the house situated right next to it so it's slightly less private but had blinds for added privacy which was nice.
Clean, comfortable, small but cute. Bunnies in the yard and redwing blackbirds in the natural area.
The location was perfect for us, allowing us to squeeze in some fun while watching the soccer tournament at 60 acres park. We walked along the river to the wine tasting/ brewery district, hiked in the Redmond watetshed preserve, and went into Seattle to see tourist attractions (space needle, Chihuly exhibit, waterfront, rose garden etc.) Hosts were friendly and helpful. The cottage is small (best for two people max) but well-equipped and maintained. Nice stay.
Quiet, comfortable, and great hosts!
Host is awesome! Will definitely stay here again in the future!