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Seattle at its Best - the Premiere Walking Neighborhood!!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Gorgeous, beautifully-appointed 1912 Craftsman bungalow in the premiere walking district of Seattle - theaters, restaurants, shopping and more shopping, parks and trails for walking and biking; close to bus lines to downtown Seattle, the Seattle Art Museum and Seattle Center and the Sound Transit trains; near the tulip fields and ferries to the San Juan Islands and historic areas north of Seattle; Mt. Rainier and Mount St. Helens are a day-trip; quiet, residential neighborhood with plenty of street parking. Relax in the sitting area out front for some quiet time under the weeping cherry, enjoy a short walk to one of the neighborhood theaters or restaurants (sushi, Italian, Japanese, Thai, vegetarian, fusion, pizza, etc., etc.). There's nothing you'll need that you can't find in Wallingford. The apartment is large and gracious with opening garden windows, which are visible to the right of the front door in the picture.

Keywords: 1-bedroom, mother-in-law, apartment

More Details

Garnett Hundley
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Garnett Hundley

I live in the main part of this house - renting out the two separate apartments. I enjoy meeting new people and take great pleasure in being able to share this part of the country with others. There's so much to do here you'll have to come back time and time again to see it all.

Check out my other property, same location - 364168.

Garnett Hundley purchased this apartment in 1987

Why Garnett Hundley chose Seattle

I bought my house in 1987. Once I toured this neighborhood, I knew it was for me. The mother-in-law apartment was part of the house when I moved in - and has provided opportunity for 'sharing the wealth' all these years.

What makes this apartment unique

You'll be able to look out the back kitchen window at the lovely garden, close the curtains for a quiet and peaceful sleep in the bedroom, enjoy the bright sun and park-view from the living area. If the day is warm, open the divided-light porch windows and let the breeze blow in the scents of the flowers and trees that surround this charming property.


Wallingford Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Two bikes are available for rent - $15 each/day (including helmets, side mirrors).


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Seattle at its Best - the Premiere Walking Neighborhood!!
average rating of 4.8545456 based on 55 reviews

A Thoroughly Pleasant Experience

  • 5 of 5

Garnett's place was as advertised: a charming bungalow in a walkable neighborhood. There are many restaurants and shops nearby, and bus stops are within 2 blocks of the house. The apartment was well-appointed and had everything we needed. We were able to cook a few meals using the fabulous produce we bought at the weekly Farmer's Market in the neighborhood. We wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, for finding our fabulous neighborhood Farmers' Market and taking advantage of this lovely walking neighborhood. I hope to see you back soon.
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Cozy, immaculate, well -appointed, great location.

  • 5 of 5

The Wallingford neighborhood is a new experience for me. Loved the easy access to downtown Seattle. Returning to this quiet, charming, historic area was a treat!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed Wallingford and the ease of living here.
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Perfect location - historical home

  • 4 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a more perfect location. The house is within walking distance to the market and several restaurants. The home is a gorgeous craftsman style built in 1919 with all the woodwork and style you'd expect.

You will be situated in one of the two apartments while the owner resides in the main house. The apartment is homey and comfortable, but don't expect the Ritz. What you give up in modern amenities and size you gain in character. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. This house was begun in 1912 and completed in 1917, along with the 4 other houses up the street. Apparently the builder used one floor plan, altered it slightly per house (front, roof line, room set-ups) and built 5 houses all at once....over 5 years. The Ritz it ain't, but it sure is a grand house, and a wonderful neighborhood. I'm glad y'all were here, and in such perfect summer days.
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Lovely, safe neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This little hide-away is a gem....lovely garden, cozy, well appointed rooms, beautiful historic house in a blissfully quiet area. Lots of light and cross breeze. You're in easy walking distance to everything you need - Wallingford is a lovely neighborhood where I felt perfectly safe walking home late at night. Close to the bus which takes you right downtown, an easy walk to UDub and an amazing view of the Settle skyline from the front yard. Garnett is an attentive host who makes you feel instantly at home. Her artistic flair is felt throughout the garden and rooms.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for finding me, for your illustrative review and for "getting me" and appreciating the eclectic!! Hope to see you, and your daughters, one day soon - back in Seattle!
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Charming, comfortable and perfect for our travel situation

  • 5 of 5

The bungalow apartment was lovely and we enjoyed our stay very much - great area for walking and shops/restaurants and more.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I hope you have another Seattle opportunity!! Edit your Response
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Lovely, comfortable house in a great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I decided to visit Seattle as our babymoon destination before the birth of our third daughter. This was my first time using vrbo as we are usually hotel stayers so we can rack up rewards points. However, this time we wanted a "real-life" experience and the hotels in downtown Seattle were ridiculously expensive. Garnett's place is in a wonderful neighborhood and has been well maintained. The garden areas are beautiful, the bed is quite comfortable and you're within walking distance to a bunch of cute shops and restaurants. So glad we chose to stay here. There's free street parking across the street and so we just parked the car and used uber to get in and out of the city. This was the perfect vacation: relaxing, stress-free and we are so happy we had perfect weather too! Would definitely stay here again if we return someday.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was fun to have you stay at the apartment in a 'real life' setting!! Good luck with Baby #3 and I hope you have another Seattle opportunity - perhaps the entire family next time!! Edit your Response
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Nearest Airport
17.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Murphy's Pub
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Washington State Ferries - downtown
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
3-hole at Greenlake
Nearest Train
5.5 Miles
King Street Station
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Julia's 14 Carrot
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Public park across the street - with exercise equipment, pick-up games, walking/jogging trail; close to the Public Library; down the hill from the Gas Works Park kite-flying hills. You'll be close to the University District and the University of Washington and its museums, as well as the delights of old Fremont, downtown Seattle, the Pike Place Market, the waterfront and all the amenities of Seattle.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Please check the season rate: low season Jan 1-May 31; high season is June 1-December 31. There is a rate break after 8 days, and again after 21 days, which will be reflected in an edited quote.


Cancellation policy - 100% refund, minus the VRBO fees, if canceled 30 days prior to check-in. 50% refund if 15 days prior, 0% less than 15 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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