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Beacon Hill Cottage in the City

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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!

To follow daily and weekly activities about the cottage, the neighborhood and local events, you can go to: https://www.facebook.com/beaconhillcottagerental

More Details

Owner
Mary
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

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 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.

Map

Bar del Corso
"We were waiting a long time for a brave soul to open an eatery in our neighborhood. They hav..."
Tippe & Drague Alehouse
"This is our favorite neighborhood bar! The greatest addition to the hood! Rotating taps of g..."
Baja Bistro
"A great neighborhood breakfast/lunch place to meet and see the neighborhood. Great fish taco's!"
Pike Place Market
"If you come to Seattle you have to go to the Pike Place Market. It's an institution"
Space Needle
"As a local, I never tire of looking at the needle or visiting it...that should help you in m..."
Museum of Pop Culture
Seattle Public Library (Central Location)
Top Pot Doughnuts
"There are lots of doughnuts out there but I do believe these are some of the best."
Bainbridge Island Ferry
"Our Ferry system is unique...the Bainbridge ferry is easy to access from downtown and gives ..."
Frye Art Museum
"This is one of the best hidden gems in the city. If you like museums, put this one on your l..."
Le Panier
"I have a very special place in my heart for this place. Ask me upon your visit, it's a good ..."
Copperworks Distilling Company
"This is the most amazing distillery! It's more like an art gallery of metal work! "
Geraldine's Counter
"The best breakfast in Columbia City! Try the chicken fried steak..."
Full Tilt Ice Cream
"Best Ice Cream in town, hands down. The salted caramel is my favorite..."
Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria - Columbia City
Dick's Drive Ins LTD LP
Macrina Bakery and Cafe
"This is a beautiful space and a great bakery close to the cottage in the SODO neighborhood."
Georgetown Music Store
"If you are a collector of music on vinyl or any kind of music paraphernalia, this is the pla..."
Georgetown Brewing Co
"This is family...anyone who lives near this place gets their growlers filled up here on a re..."
Jules MAES Restaurant
"One of the many eateries in Georgetown....and a fave among the locals."
Stellar Pizza , Ale & Cocktails
"I like the 'georgetowner' pizza with a ceasar...and a cold beer. It will satisfy"
Two Beers Brewing Company
"We are lucky to live near so many small breweries and this is one of my favorites...they sel..."
The Deluxe Bar and Grill
"A Seattle burger institution and one of the only remaining original restaurants on the ever ..."
St. Dames -- CLOSED
"A place for the VEGETARIANS in town!"
Alki Beach Park
"The best views of Seattle's skyline...great for strolling, eating and people watching."
Schooner Exact Brewing Company
Lowercase Brewing
"a great neighborhood micro brewery to enjoy a cold one...they serve cider too!"
Seattle Underground Tour
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
"I LOVE the fountain at the Seattle Center. There is so much to see and do here so get going ..."
Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Great Wheel
Safeco Field
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks)
Seward Park
"...a great walk and close to the Cottage..."
Chihuly Garden and Glass
University of Washington
Pioneer Square
Pike Place Fish Market Inc
Armandino's Salumi
Molly Moons Homemade Ice Cream
Olympic Sculpture Park
"A great place to go after visiting the Pike Place Market. Simply walk north of the market an..."
REI
Ivar's Acres of Clams
"One of Seattle's oldest Seafood places..."
Uwajimaya
"This is Disneyland for an Asian food shopping experience!"
Elliott's Oyster House
The Crab Pot Seafood Restaurant
Argosy Cruises
Cafe Presse
Crumpet Shop
Rachel's Ginger Beer
Espresso Vivace Alley 24
Harvard Exit Theatre -- CLOSED
Spinasse
Smith Tower
Fisherman's Terminal
King Noodle
"This is my favorite place to get soup..."
Water Taxi Route & Harbor Ave SW
CenturyLink Field
Boeing Museum
"If you like airplanes, you will LOVE this place."
Wing Luke Asian Museum
Burke Museum
Seattle's Museum of History & Industry
"This is a great place. If you are new to the area or have lived here all your life, there wi..."
Seattle Art Museum (SAM)
Pike Brewing Company
"Beer and Nacho's after visiting the Market?"
Dicks Drive-In - 45th St.
"I'm not ashamed to say that I like a good Dick's burger with fries once in awhile. The fries..."
Victoria Clipper
"If you want to get to Victoria via Seattle, this way is quick and convenient."
Espresso Vivace Roasteria
"You didn't come to Seattle for Starbuck's did you? We do have great coffee here and this pla..."
The Harvest Vine
"You are on vacation, so go eat some incredible food!"
Teatro Zin Zanni -- CLOSED
Pacific Science Center
Washington Park Arboretum
Paramount Theatre
Bumbershoot: Seattle's Music & Arts Festival
CenturyLink Field
Palace Kitchen
Etta's Seafood
Maneki Restaurant
"The oldest Sushi place in Seattle. Make reservations!"
Lowell's Restaurant
"If you are looking for breakfast in the Pike Place Market, come here for a great Bloody Mary..."
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tippe and Drague
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Jefferson Park Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I5 and I90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bar del Corsa
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.

Amenities

Beacon Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 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!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Brand new memory foam mattress with down comforter and soft cotton sheets.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
We use non-toxic cleaners and scent free detergent with the sheets and bath towels.

Reviews

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Beacon Hill Cottage in the City
average rating of 4.962264 based on 53 reviews
5

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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5

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
5

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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5

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

AMAZING!

  • 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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5

Cozy Cottage in the city

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage and delightful hosts. The cottage is set back from the street becoming its own little oasis in the city. The beautiful garden is a delight. The thoughtful details in the garden are followed into the cottage with a fully stocked refrigerator, maps, neighborhood information, and quality soaps / shampoos. Perfect for a solo traveler or couple. Thank you Mary and Bonnie!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words Helen! It was such a delight meeting you all! Send our love to Lee!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.5%

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

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