2 Blocks East of Mt Baker Light Rail Station-Near Columbia City and Lake Wa!(66 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
1000 square foot Apartment, 2 Large Bedrooms, Sleeps Up to 6 Guests
So you’re planning your trip to Seattle, eh? Well, not to brag but you couldn't do much better than Bootleggers Hideaway. The large apartment has off-street parking and is also 2 blocks from all Seattle's public transportation you could possibly need with the advantage that you're still in a neighborhood. You can walk to Lake Washington in about 15 minutes by following Mt Baker Blvd to McClellan Park. Thanks to my wife, there is a drawing of the apartment in my photos so you can get an idea of the space.
I've tried to make my rental property what I look for in a place when traveling, clean, tidy, comfortable, reasonably priced, and fun.
I now only list on the VRBO partner sites because I like to be able to communicate with my guests directly before they pay and these websites are better to their hosts.
Bootleggers Hideaway is a 2 bedroom apartment. Here are the deets:
Sleeps up to 6 (could maybe accommodate extra kiddos if they shared beds)
1 Off-street parking spot (+street parking)
2 Bedrooms with Queen beds
For sleeping extra people: 1 Twin Bed, 1 Double Sleeper sofa, 2 shikibuton futon mattresses, a pack and play
1 Full Bathroom
Kitchen and Utensils
Laundry Available for $2/Wash and $2/Dry
Experience a wonderful historic Seattle neighborhood! (And in my humble opinion the best neighborhood in the city—what can I say I’m biased)
The apartment is spacious and airy and gets great daylight. I strive to create a home-like atmosphere.
The apartment is close to everything but it's quiet at night. The neighborhood of Mt. Baker is very diverse, both in the people who live here and the activities available to you. I wasn’t kidding when I said this is my favorite neighborhood in Seattle. You can walk to Lake Washington, cycle all over the city from the apartment, access public transportation to nearly all of the city, there are restaurants and adorable Columbia City about 1 mile south (a decent walk to build your appetite should you be so inclined). Bootleggers Hideaway is about 5 blocks from the Mount Baker Community Club, a popular wedding venue- and where Daphne and I got married- we walked to our wedding!
Also, another feature of the neighborhood is that you’re just south of downtown, which means less traffic both getting into, and away from downtown or more congested areas of Seattle.
Bootleggers Hideaway was named in honor of the first owners of the property in the 20s. The Gatt brothers were bootleggers and owned a jazz club called the Monte Carlo in Pioneer Square. There’s a house history in each unit detailing the history of the property, neighborhood, and house. You’ll be two blocks from the Mt. Baker light rail station (the main reason I purchased this property) which will get you downtown to the in about 12 minutes, and to the airport in less than 25 min. You wouldn't need a car, but in addition to the parking spot in the driveway there is regulated zoned street parking.
QFC, Safeway, Starbucks, and cute Italian eatery, Mio Posto are all in easy walking distance.
Gorgeous trails and swimming at Lake Washington (Mt. Baker beach) also within walking distance.
No smoking. Wireless internet included.
Check in is 4pm, check out is at 11am.
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Member since: 2011
- On floor 1
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
Non Smoking Only:
You can smoke outside 25 feet away from the house to your heart's content (or discontent) I don't care if you smoke or what you smoke, just don't do it by the house and please put your butts in the trash (not next to the trash, not on the sidewalk, or in the garden...)...moreless
- Pets Considered:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Alternative Lifestyle
The driveway is pretty steep and there is 1 step from the driveway into the apt. There's also 1 step from the living room to the hallway leading towards the bedrooms. I've hosted 2 guests in wheelchairs who were able to get up the driveway and into the apt with assistance. ...moreless
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Apartment has a full bath.
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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Winter Special Rates
Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 10%
Holiday rates apply. Please see listing for details.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
House is 2 blocks east of Mt. Baker Light Rail Station, Mt. Baker Transit Center. Urban hiking, historical neighborhood walks, Seward Park, Nearby Parks designed by Olmstead Brothers, grocery, and shopping.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I've been teaching yoga for 10 years and have my own studio located in Columbia City. It's called Tiger Lily Yoga. I'm a member of a nearby p-patch community garden and harvest many of my own veggies and medicinal herbs. I am also a writer studying memoir and creative essay. I enjoy cycling and outdoorsy stuff. I am gay and my wife and I live in the upper portion of the house.
Why the Owner Chose Rainier Valley, Seattle, WA, USA:
The location couldn't be better. Close to I-5, I-90, Mt. Baker Light Rail Station, Mt. Baker Transit Station, Close to your family in the south end of Seattle, off-street parking, Safeway, QFC, PCC. You can take Light Rail to the stadiums for games, restaurants, Columbia City is 1 mile south, shopping, tourist sights, Lake Washington, Perfect location! Also, the apartment is big.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Accessible by car or public transit, easy cycling to the north, east, west, and south, walking distance to Lake Washington, walk to Seafair festivities, urban hikes through Coleman Park. Seward Park, a more wild and woodsy Greenlake is nearby. No cleaning fees!
- Primary: 206-405-3373
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The living room with new floors, couch, and rug.
Kitchen and living room. Windows facing south
Hallway separating living and bedroom areas. New floors throughout.
Strange lighting. Breaking out big camera soon for new pic of updated bedroom
View of outside when walking from Light Rail. Apt Entrance at the front of house
Love, light, and blessings. Front yard Buddha.
Full bathroom with attached laundry room.
Bedroom with 1 queen sized bed. Room for collapsable foam mattress as needed.
Bedroom with 1 queen and 1 twin bed.
Floor plan drawing. The arrow is the front entrance door which is west facing.
I took this on a helicopter ride with SeattleHeliTours 2013
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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