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Comfy Beds, Clean, and Near Friends and Family

Loyal Heights, Ballard, Seattle, WA, USA
  • House450 sqft
  • Bedrooms0
  • Sleeps3
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Quiet, Clean, and Comfy Beds Near Your Friends and Family

Quiet, Clean, and Comfy Beds! And, close to your family and friends in Seattle. Make your home away from home with us at Treat House!

We are here for you and your family and will do whatever it takes to make your stay a memorable one. Visiting family? Friends? A new Grandchild? Whatever the occasion where're glad to have you and hope you will stay with us here at Treat House.

Enjoy the safety and convenience of our unique vacation rental--we are always nearby, however your private ground floor apartment affords you the comfort and privacy you demand.

Treat House is a historic home in the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard. We love what we do here and are passionate about giving you a warm and welcoming vacation experience. We are travel experts and hope we can make your stay in Seattle memorable.


Darrell Kirk

Member Since 2010
Premier Partner
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Response time:
within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018
About Darrell Kirk

The owner of 'Treat House' enjoying the Puget Sound while hunting for 'Dungeness Crab'. 'We are very fortunate to live just minutes from the Puget Sound and have created a lifestyle around it. We love Salmon fishing, Crabbing, and watching all the wildlife in and around the area.' 'We have also taken up the sport of 'Stand Up Paddling', a new type of Surfing where you stand up on the surfboard and paddle. They just opened a 'Stand Up Paddle' shop about 3 minute drive from our home, so guests to our home have had the opportunity to try this new sport. Some of the pro riders in the area watch the ship and freighter schedules closely so they can surf the wake these huge ships produce as they ply their way from all parts of the world into Seattle' 'We never get tired of the 'Ballard Locks' which is about a 3 minute drive from our home. In addition to the 2 locks, there are large, wonderful gardens there. In the Summer you can hear a variety of bands in the 'Summer Concerts at the Locks'. Watching the large and small boats go through the locks is amazing and I have had the opportunity to see an entire house go through on a barge. They tilted the house via ballast in the barge to tilt the entire vessel. On another note, I would have loved to have seen the large 'Sturgeon' fish my wife saw in the locks swimming with hundreds of Salmon. The Whales have also come closer to the area and I saw 3 large pods of Killer Whales just off the shore about 20 minutes north of our home. Back to the Ballard Locks, there was a large whale spotted just near the locks feeding on Salmon just a few months ago.' 'We are jaded living here for almost 10 years now and forget how beautiful a place this is until we talk with guests who visit. It is just wonderful reliving our first times here through the eyes and stories of our guests.'

Darrell Kirk purchased this House in 2001

Why Darrell Kirk chose Loyal Heights

We choose this area as it is very quiet and within walking distance to the Puget Sound 'Ocean'. It is also easy to walk to coffee shops and restaurants.

What makes this House unique

A poem was written by one of our guests and sums up the Treat House Experience: So Happy Up Here Walking in mist for the morning news; Thoughts drift along to older mews. Not long ago a playground for Treat; Horses and hunting dogs kept a beat. Then up to 85th the trolley ran; Houses rose as they cleared the land. Loyal was born that very same year; The neighborhood was christened with a cheer. Treat blessed us with Gardens by the water; The beach bore the name of his daughter. Sweet aromas from Larsen’s fill the air; Then The Fresh Fish Company, what a pair! Up hill and down the school children go; Every shade of the rainbow they glow. Mom, dad or caregiver at their side; Love watches little feet scamper inside. Nights so quiet and sidewalks so clean; Not far above the Ballard Ave. scene. On the walk back, friendly faces abound; So happy we ended up in this town.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Den
        1 twin/ single, Small area is bonus beyond the occupancy of two adults.
      • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Queen bed in studio. Twin bed in small area suitable for child or 1 adult, however this unit is most suitable for two adults and is very roomy at 450 sq. ft.


      • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom has heated concrete floors and tile in the


          • Adventure
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Tourist Attractions


              • Guests provide their own meals


                  • Linens Provided
                    Yes, linens provided
                  • Air Conditioning
                    Seattle is cool in the summer, however upon very hot weather, we will provide a portable air conditioner in the unit if requested.
                  • Heating
                    Radiant floor heat.
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                    Private parking space.
                  • Parking Off Street
                    Private parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet


                      • Coffee Maker
                        Coffee and Coffee Maker provided.
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator


                          • Dining Area


                              • DVD Player
                              • Games
                              • Television
                              • VCR


                                  • Deck / Patio


                                      • wheelchair inaccessible


                                          • churches
                                          • cinemas
                                          • health/beauty spa
                                          • library
                                          • live theater
                                          • marina
                                          • museums
                                          • playground
                                          • restaurants
                                          • zoo

                                            Leisure Activities

                                              • scenic drives
                                              • antiquing
                                              • bird watching
                                              • boating
                                              • miniature golf
                                              • paddle boating
                                              • photography
                                              • beachcombing
                                              • shelling
                                              • shopping
                                              • sight seeing
                                              • walking
                                              • whale watching
                                              • wildlife viewing

                                                Local Services & Businesses

                                                  • ATM/bank
                                                  • fitness center
                                                  • groceries
                                                  • hospital
                                                  • laundromat
                                                  • massage therapist
                                                  • medical services

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • pier fishing
                                                      • cycling
                                                      • fly fishing
                                                      • freshwater fishing
                                                      • golf
                                                      • hiking
                                                      • kayaking
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • rock climbing
                                                      • sailing
                                                      • snorkeling/diving
                                                      • sound/bay fishing
                                                      • surfing
                                                      • swimming
                                                      • tennis


                                                          • Walk 15 minutes to saltwater beach. 5 minute walk to Seattle best coffee shop 4 years in a row--Caffe Fiore. Ballard is a very exciting travel destination within Seattle and a great place to stay in Seattle. Convenient to all travel destinations in the city.

                                                            47 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Clean, quiet and comfortable

                                                            David B.

                                                            Plenty of space and very quiet and cozy. We stayed over the Christmas holiday and the "in floor" heat provided comfortable, even heat.

                                                            WONDERFUL, historic home in a quaint neighborhood!

                                                            Julie L.Omaha

                                                            Darrell was incredibly helpful and available when we needed him. Our place was clean and provided everything we needed at the time. Even the linens smelled fresh and clean!

                                                            A sweet and safe little haven!

                                                            Mary C.

                                                            I stayed 6 nights in this cute and comfortable little place. A good bed with quality bedding and pillows. It had more room than I was expecting and though the parking is in the alley, It was well lit and right at the door. Many neighboring houses parked in the alley as well. It was very quiet. The neighborhood was good and I felt very safe there as a country girl alone in the big city!!! Darrell was very friendly and helpful. I would certainly stay there again!!!


                                                            Great place to stay!

                                                            Ralphena M.

                                                            I enjoyed my stay. The bed was super comfortable!

                                                            Nice rental for the price.

                                                            Lisa B.

                                                            Location was perfect for our visit to relatives, comfortable neighborhoods to walk through, appreciated the delicious breakfast places an easy few blocks away, quiet room and comfortable bed, met our needs as a convenient place to sleep.

                                                            Great value

                                                            Andrew D.

                                                            This cozy little place was perfect for our week in Seattle. The place was clean and well stocked with everything we needed. The little nook with an extra bed was perfect for little kids. The place is small, but we we're busy during the days so it was fine for us, and for the price I don't think you can beat it!


                                                            Loyal Heights, Ballard, Seattle, WA, USA

                                                            15 Minute Walk to Ocean (Puget Sound), Walking Distance to Highly Rated Coffee Shops Restaurants and Other Stores, Quiet Neighborhood. Great Zoo Located About 10 Minutes Away by Car, World-Class Saltwater Boat Launch Just Down the Hill and About a 2 Minute Drive, Stand-up Paddle Surfing (Sup) Rental Facility Located About 4 Minute Drive, Seattle's 'Burk Gilman Trail' Starts Just Down the Hill and Great for Biking, Mini Golf and Golf Range About 10 Minute Drive

                                                            Rates & Availability

                                                            Taxes and fees are additional

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Cleaning Fee
                                                            Tax Rate

                                                            3 night minimum 9.5% Lodging tax $60 Cleaning Fee

                                                            47 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.4/5
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