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Seattle at its Best - the Premiere Walking Neighborhood!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About The Owner

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.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1987

Why The Owner 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.

Amenities

Wallingford Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Two bikes are available for rent - $15 each/day (including helmets, side mirrors).

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Seattle at its Best - the Premiere Walking Neighborhood!!
average rating of 4.8490567 based on 53 reviews
Vacaville, CA
4

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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5

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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5

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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5

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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5

Great property, fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property. The location is great--you can walk to many restaurants and shops from here. We didn't have any issues with the drives into downtown, CenturyLink Field, the Market, Space Needle, etc. If you're looking for something other than a traditional hotel room, I think this is a great choice.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I hope you have another Seattle opportunity!! Edit your Response
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Tampa, FL
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this little apartment in Fremont / Wallingford was just perfect. It is in a nice area of the city that is walkable to shops, a supermarket, and a few restaurants, and it is very close to all that Seattle has to offer. We had a couple of old friends come up to visit from Portland. They stayed overnight on the little pull out couch/bed without any problems. You must walk through the bedroom to get to the kitchen in the back of the apartment, but there is plenty of room. The place made us feel very comfortable with the interesting decor; just right for us. Garnett was nice enough to stop by and meet us, but left us to our privacy. Just perfect!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
17.5 Miles
SeaTac
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
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Julia's 14 Carrot
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Greenlake
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.

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Rates & Availability

Wallingford Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
May 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
$3,000
 
 
Low Season
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$110
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$110
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.1%

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.

THERE IS A $20/NIGHT FEE FOR THE SECOND BED.

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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