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University Garden Suite

Bedrooms 2
Space 820 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3-4)

Beautiful 2-bedroom Garden Suite located in the heart of Laurelhurst - one block from Lake Washington in one of Seattle's most prestigious city neighborhoods. If you're looking for upscale location, location, location - this it. Just 15 minutes walk from the University Link station, with a bus stop at the end of the block , it's the perfect sanctuary to explore Seattle from - a quiet, friendly neighborhood with tree-lined streets and beautifully landscaped yards. Ten minutes to downtown Seattle by care and just a short walk to the University of Washington, Children's Hospital and University Hospital, local parks, great restaurants and shops, Urban Horticultural Center, Nature Preserve, Burke Gilman Trail, museums, theater and more.

The suite is located on the ground floor of a 1925 historic home. Includes a brand-new, full-size and well-appointed gourmet kitchen with all new appliances (gas stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge). Light-filled open floorplan living area with 10-ft high ceileings, beautiful woodwork, custom tile gas fireplace, oriental rug, tile floors and french doors that open to a small patio in a private, english-style garden. Suite includes one bedroom with a queen-sized bed, crisp linens, down comforters and pillows and roomy closet - another smaller bedroom with a full-sized bed that sleeps two, and a small but lovely bath with custom tile shower. Also includes laundry room with a full-size washer and dryer and utility sink.

Cable TV and wireless Wi-Fi included. Free street parking, right out front that is easy and convenient.

Keywords: Charming Garden View 2-Bdrm Suite. Located in Laurelhurst, one of Seattle's most prestigious neighborhoods with historic homes and beautiful gardens.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017


Laurelhurst House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 820 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Full size - sleeps 2 children or two adults
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Located 1 block from Lake Washington with local park water access for kayaking. 2 blocks off of the Burke Gilman Bike Trail. 5 minutes walk to the Urban Horticultural Center Nature and Bird Preserve with walking trails 20 minute walking distance to Burke Museum, Museum of History and Industry 2 blocks from ProRobics Fitness Center


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

University Garden Suite
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews

Great place in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our family traveled to Seattle for a medical procedure at Children’s Hospital and choose this property for its location near U of W and Children’s. What a great place. Very comfortable, updated with beautiful grounds. Location is perfect, quiet and comfortable yet close to everything. The owners are very kind and hospitable and I highly recommend the property.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeff. You and your family were wonderful guests!
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Cozy, beautiful home in ideal family neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

The University Garden Suite was a wonderful home base for my family and I, especially since we have an energetic and curious toddler who likes to roam and play. We were happy to find that the suite's warmly decorated interiors matched the images posted online, and the rooms were all clean with fresh towels and linens. The cupboards were well stocked with the basic kitchen equipment we needed (e.g., plates, mugs, wine glasses), and the full size [shared] refrigerator and washer/dryer were super helpful. What we liked best about the property though was the beautiful backyard. The zen garden and its relaxing patio seating and firepit helped us make the most of our evenings in -- particularly since we have a 7pm sleeper. We loved the garden; however, we had to watch where we were stepping the first couple of days because the dogs seemed to have marked it all as their territory. That being said, the dogs were friendly and cute, not a bother otherwise.

The location was great for us, because we were attending a wedding at the Center for Urban Horticulture. We were able to walk to and from the venue (without having to go up or down a hill)! Several delicious restaurants were within a 10 minute drive.

One thing to note about this property is that if you stay, you should build in some time before checkout for tidying up. We are typically very neat during checkout, even at hotels -- but at this home, you will need to do some cleaning (e.g., strip beds, take out trash, sweep floors). It's like staying at your relative's house... but you don't have to deal with any family drama!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sadly we've lost our Jack Russell Terrier, Jupiter a few weeks ago. He lived for 15.5 years and was a wonderful friend for us. Unfortunately, during Olivia's stay there were some times when we were just not able to clean up fast enough! Especially with a toddler on the run. We value our guests convenience and sensibilities. We are committed to health and cleanliness, and we do our best to keep our yard accessible and tidy in spite of sharing it with a well-loved and gentle pet.
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Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful and comfortable home, well appointed, lovely garden and super location.

It was so convenient for our family to stay and they loved it.

Thank you so much for making it a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Catherine, it was our pleasure to be your hosts! What an amazing family you have!
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Very cozy.

  • 4 of 5

Very inviting and comfortable. Beds are great. Could use a sink in the kitchen area. Parking is tricky.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, we currently only have a kitchenette - but are updating the unit this winter to include a full kitchen, so stay tuned!
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Elko, Nevada

Exactly like the photos!

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I wanted a girls week vacation and this home was wonderful. The suite was immaculate, the furniture very comfortable and the host was most accommodating and generous. The home is beautiful and located close to all that Seattle has to offer.

If someone asked me if there were anything I would change, it would have to be the slate stone pathway from the driveway down the side of the house. We came in late at night with heavy luggage (we are girls! :) ) and trying to carry instead of being able to pull the luggage in an unfamiliar area that is not too wide and with not so much lighting made it tough. I would consider a solid path versus stepping stones to make it easier to manage luggage.

That is the reason why I gave a four star review instead of a five.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful, perfectly located home.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay tremendously! Walking distance to the Unoversity, great restaurants and shops. Easy access to Seattle. Wonderful, warm accommodations and hosts. We definitely hope to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Seattle Link
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

10 minutes walk to the Urban Horticulture Center Library and Nature Preserve, 2 blocks from the Burke Gilman Bike Trail, 1 block from Lake Washington, 15 minutes walk from Burke Museum and Museum of History and Industry, on busline to Downtown Seattle, 10 minutes to University Village, one of Seattle's favorite neighborhood outdoor walking malls with trendy shops, restaurants, entertainment and more.


Rates & Availability

Laurelhurst House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 9.8%

Base rates include up to two adults/ 2 children per night or up to 3 adults per night. Add $15 for additional adults staying on the same reservation.
Additional cleaning fee of $100/week required for stays of 14 days or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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