Stay at Lake Forbes Cottage, Your Home Away from Home

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Last updated: 10/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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

Internet Access:

§ Free WiFi (Wireless Internet)

Local Activities:

§ 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…

Keywords: House

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1


  • Queen size Beds (1) The Bed Sleeps 2. We Can Also Make Room for an Sleep Air Mattress for One Additional Person. Occupancy of More Than 2 People Per Night Requires an Additional $10 Per Person Per Night....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a Laudromat Within a Five Minute Drive....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine:

    There is a Laudromat Within a Five Minute Drive....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio


Write a review 4.6
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$372 $1,372
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50
  • Cleaning Fee $30
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/04/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I'm excited about meeting new people and creating new friendships with travelers that will stay with us.

Why the Owner Chose North Rose Hill, Kirkland, WA, USA:
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.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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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Speaks: english, german



VRBO #266406

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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