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Beacon Hill Cottage in the City

Bedrooms 1
Space 200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

Ideal for a single visitor or cozy couple.

Often described as feeling 'European'.

The Cottage is a bedroom with a bathroom and shower.

A deck overlooking a peaceful garden.

Parking is available on the property in private driveway. Plenty of off street parking as well.

Gravel driveway leads you to a hidden urban oasis in the middle of a pleasant city block set back from the street.

The garden separates you from our home, giving you a view of greenery to enjoy from the deck.

We do not offer a kitchen as the Cottage is intended for short visits.

We provide a hot water kettle, a small refrigerator (loaded with complimentary beverages) and Via instant coffee.

Wi-Fi and Netflix

No smoking

No pets or children.

The #36 bus is across the street and will take you downtown in 20 minutes.

We are gay, race and age friendly and expect that you are too!

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Mary

I love gardening and the cottage is surrounded by my efforts of creating a nest of greenery that puts the city at bay while you nestle in for a pleasant urban experience.

It was important for me to draw from my own travels and wanted to show the same warmth and generosity I've experienced and apply it as a host.

Mary purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Mary chose Mid-Beacon Hill

Seattle is a great city and I'm happy to show it off from the perspective of a proud homeowner and a seasoned traveler.

Seeing the interior of a place through a cozy neighborhood makes a more relaxing and memorable trip.

Our cottage has been very popular with our neighborhood who bring their family members to stay with us.

What makes this cottage unique

You'll get a personal greeting as I live on the property. I believe that is why most people take this route so they can have a human experience. A bit of communication and warm hospitality goes a long way.

We live near Jefferson Park which is an easy walk (1.5 miles) from the cottage. The park has gone through an incredible renovation and expansion! We are proud to showcase a basketball court, 4 tennis courts, skateboard park and a children's play area.


Mid-Beacon Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tall visitors; if you're over 6 feet, the shower may be a little short for you. My apologies, my dear friend of 6'5” during his visit chuckled at this and still loves me despite!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Brand new memory foam mattress with down comforter and soft cotton sheets.
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
We use non-toxic cleaners and scent free detergent with the sheets and bath towels.


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Beacon Hill Cottage in the City
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 54 reviews

Amazing cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay. The cottage is perfect for my wife and I. It has everything we need for a nice stay and Mary is an awesome host.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Hugs!
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Columbia, MD

Cute and comfy.

  • 4 of 5

A very small space but Mary has made the most of it. Mary is great to work with and very accommodating. Will stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Small but perfect for my stay!

  • 5 of 5

Cozy cottage, small but perfect for my stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lee's Summit, MO

Mary, Bonnie and Kuma are great.

  • 5 of 5

We loved your property and hope to stay in again some day. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing AND fun!!!!!!!!?

  • 5 of 5

Had all the space and the atmosphere a couple needed to enjoy a four-day weekend. The bus went to our front door to the middle of downtown around the clock in little time. The facility was meticulously maintained and updated. The owners were true professionals, ensured we had everything we needed. Also forgave us on a check-out time misunderstanding, made the situation a win-win, will return on another occasion. Also the property really had the Beacon Hill feel to it. thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dean, I'm so happy it all worked out! You're description of my location was spot on and I thank you for wording it so well. Hopefully we see you again sometime. Mary
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  • 5 of 5

The Beacon Hill Cottage is everything as described and more. We were warmly greeted by the owner, Mary, who I immediately wanted as my new best friend. My husband and I were in Seattle to celebrate a special birthday and wanted something close to Seward Park. The Beacon Hill Cottage was perfect. Cozy bed, quiet, privacy, parking and close to great restaurants. The cottage has a beautiful courtyard and lovely porch with seating. The refrigerator was fully stocked and we had coffee for the morning as well. The owners have attended to every detail a traveler would need. We were pleasantly surprised to be so close to Columbia City in south-eastern Seattle, an area which we were not familiar. We had a delicious breakfast at "Geraldine's" (I recommend the French Toast, my husband loved the corned beef hash) and had a great time looking around the area.

Beacon Hill Cottage is a true gem. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Betsy, thanks for the kind words! I hope you get your hound dog(s)!
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Car: not necessary

Jefferson Park Public Golf Course and Driving Range is an easy 15 minute walk from the Cottage. There is also a large Park next to the Golf Course offering great views of Seattle's skyline.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

There are no hidden cleaning fees or damage deposit and I ask for full payment upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund