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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You will be delighted as you descend from street level in a quiet family neighborhood to your garden-level suite opening onto a mature wooded greenbelt along the popular Burke-Gilman trail. You will open your private entrance to find a lovely,roomy apartment, providing two comfortable bedrooms. You'll have to decide whether to sink into the comfortable sofa to enjoy the big screen TV with cable, cozy up before the floor to ceiling windows to drink in the serene view of trees, birds and Lake Washington in the distance, or cook a gourmet meal in the well-equipped brand new kitchen. Your guests will relax and chat at the bar while you create, then you can share your bounty at the dining table, or al fresco on your private deck.

The first bedroom has a king size bed, huge closet and desk where you can log on via ethernet or wifi and work or surf in peace and tranquility. The second bedroom has an inviting queen size bed, convenient storage and a large window looking out on the wooded garden. This bedroom adjoins the full bathroom with tub and shower, separate vanity with plenty of storage.

You have your own laundry room, complete with front loader, high efficiency washer and dryer. Your suite will always be comfortable, with new natural gas heat and central air conditioning. You and your family will always feel safe with your own security system.

Your guest suite is your home away from home, secluded feeling but minutes away from all the amenities and activities you could want. You will find easy street parking in the uncrowded neighborhood. You are steps away from public transportation, taking the Metro bus to the University District, Seattle Center, Northgate, Ballard or downtown in minutes.

Keywords: Guest suite

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Stylish furnishings, sumptuous linens and well equipped kitchen, Large deck through sliding glass door features outdoor furniture, Blue limestone patio with grill, Fire pit, High efficiency front loading washer and dryer, New kitchen appliances with dishwasher, Beautiful quartz countertops and bamboo floor, Open floor plan with convenient bar as well as dining table....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium cable including On Demand feature DVD/BluRay player...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Partial Lake Washington view, best in winter...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front-loading high efficiency washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Automatic icemaker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$160
$1,050 $3,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.6%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sand Point Bar and Grill
6.9 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bainbridge Island Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snoqualmie Pass
1.8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Magnuson Park

Car: Recommended

Burke-Gilman trail is only steps away, providing easy access for walkers, runners and bicyclists to nearby Seattle Children's Medical Center, University Village, University of Washington, Ballard and Kenmore, all while enjoying views of Lake Washington , Lake Union, and Puget Sound.

Within a half mile are shopping, restaurants, spas, a gourmet supermarket and natural food store. Within a mile is Magnuson Park, on Lake Washington, which boasts a beach, picnic areas, playfields, restored wetlands, a kite hill, a boat ramp and miles of walking trails.

Northeast Seattle provides community centers,public libraries, schools and churches, all located in a convenient, safe family neighborhood. The University District has a vibrant year-round farmer's market, museums, movie theatres and clubs.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Your host, Ron, has decades of experience in hospitality, as the owner of one of Seattle's most beloved restaurants. I expanded into home renovation during 2010 as general contractor as my wife and I brought our 1967 home into the 21st century. We updated every inch of the home and are comfortable on the first and second floors of this three story home. We especially love the location, the feeling of being in the forest as we gaze out on the wooded garden and watch the birds.

Why the Owner Chose Windermere, Seattle, WA, USA:
We have lived in Northeast Seattle for years, but especially enjoy this home for its tranquil setting combined with easy access to everything we love. We can be in the Cascade or Olympic Mountains, on Puget Sound, or the San Juan Islands in no time. Our community is diverse, urban, literate and comfortable.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We adopted the Pacific Northwest as our home many years ago, have raised our children here, and are now ready to share our community with visitors. We trust you will leave Seattle as smitten as we are!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Multiple seating areas in living room

    Multiple seating areas in living room

  • Dining area provides seating for four

    Dining area provides seating for four

  • Open kitchen with large windows

    Open kitchen with large windows

  • Comfortable living area with HDTV & DVD/BluRay player

    Comfortable living area with HDTV & DVD/BluRay player

  • King bed in second bedroom with large closet

    King bed in second bedroom with large closet

  • Bathroom with adjacent laundry room

    Bathroom with adjacent laundry room

  • Front entry and stairs to street level and your parking spot

    Front entry and stairs to street level and your parking spot

  • Your covered parking at street level with stairs to the  apartment

    Your covered parking at street level with stairs to the apartment

  • Great space for entertaining

    Great space for entertaining

  • Park like setting

    Park like setting

  • Fire pit on a beautiful  fall day

    Fire pit on a beautiful fall day

  • Fire pit and the Burke-Gilman trail

    Fire pit and the Burke-Gilman trail

  • Open concept living area

    Open concept living area

  • Counter seating

    Counter seating

  • Fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher

    Fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher

  • Queen bed with designer linens

    Queen bed with designer linens

  • Wireless access throughout the apartment

    Wireless access throughout the apartment

  • Roomy entry with coat closet

    Roomy entry with coat closet

  • Front entry to the apartment with seating area

    Front entry to the apartment with seating area

  • Direct access to patio from your suite

    Direct access to patio from your suite

  • Gas grill, outside seating, and fire pit

    Gas grill, outside seating, and fire pit

  • Large patio

    Large patio

  • The popular Burke-Gilman trail is only steps away

    The popular Burke-Gilman trail is only steps away

  • Seattleites enjoying the snow on the Burke-Gilman trail

    Seattleites enjoying the snow on the Burke-Gilman trail

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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