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Alki Beachfront Condo in Stunning Location.View Mts & Island

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

I just voined VRBO - for reviews, see the listing on VacationHomeRentals, listing #4934.

A truly unique place; literally on the private beach with sweeping western views of mountains and islands. Best of the city and Puget Sound - only minutes from downtown Seattle, with the serenity and comfort of a Puget Sound getaway. Enjoy the large deck, curl up by the fireplace, or take a walk on the beach - it's hard to go wrong.

Relax on the deck with a drink, a meal, or a book while watching the sun set behind the mountains, sit by a campfire; and if it is blustery outside, snuggle up by the warm rock fireplace. Read, play games at the table and enjoy your family, travel companions, or just enjoy 'you'!

The beds, queen, double, single and a queen airbed are waiting to give you a peaceful sleep after a day rich with beach activities.

Memories made for today and more await tomorrow.

Beach living, coastal living, waves lapping all provide a unique respite from a busy day in the city.

Keywords: A truly unique place; literally on the private beach with sweeping western views of mountains and islands. Best of the city and Puget Sound - only minutes from downtown Seattle, with the serenity and comfort of a Puget Sound getaway. Enjoy the large deck, curl up by the fireplace, or take a walk on the beach - it's hard to go wrong.

Any cancellation will result in a $300.00 non refundable charge plus v.r.b.o. service fee.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About The Owner

I am a teacher in the public school system and work as a reading interventionist, principal designee, at the elementary level. I have been teaching for several years and find it to be rewarding and provides a way for me to give to our community.

I adore the beach life and everything it includes; from quiet pensive moments to entertaining friends.

I also love anything outdoors: hiking, rowing, sailing, beach combing, skiing, and sitting by a campfire.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2001

Why The Owner chose West Seattle

This is, I believe, the best location in Seattle. Not only can you experience the outdoors but are also a quick 10 minute trip to downtown Seattle. It is the best of both worlds: the hustle of the city and the quiet and solitude of the beach.

What makes this condo unique

The stone fireplace provides a coziness to the condo and the deck offers a place to lounge, dine, read, bbq or relax. The kitchen is open to the living area so you can cook and socialize with others.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a truly amazing place!!! The view, the beach, the sounds and smells of saltwater and the proximity to fun restaurants, can't be beaten!! The owner was delightful and very accommodating. The condo was decorated with color and taste. A very fun place to be. We will be back!!
Jun 2012
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Amenities

Alki Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancelled bookings will incur a $250 cancellation fee up to 30 days prior to the stay, after 30 days no refund is given.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master bedroom ,Queen size Bed 2nd bedroom Double Bed, single bed Single aerobed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Onsite parking is available. A big deck for enjoyment, relaxation or leisurely meals. An teak outdoor table with six chairs and 2 teak chaise chairs are there for your use. Life jackets are also provided. There are guided tours of the Alki Lighthouse. Around the point, a 3 minute walk, is the Alki beach boardwalk created for walking, running, roller blading, etc. There are also surreys, buggies and bikes for rent as well as several restaurants, coffee houses, and shops which can provide just the right place for making special memories. Although all these things are so close, this condo's location of around the point from the bustle,; provide privacy, peace and quiet. The condo fronts onto the beach, leaving the road behind and out of sight . The only sounds you will hear are boats passing by, birds calling, seals 'talking' and waves lapping onto the beach.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Alki Beachfront Condo in Stunning Location.View Mts & Island
average rating of 4.714286 based on 19 reviews
5

Wonderful charming cozy home!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time on Alki! Highly recommended vacation home. Janie is an amazing host and made our family feel right at home with the amenities. Great location!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the glowing review. It was my pleasure to have you as a guest and I appreciate the care and respect you gave my special place. Hope to see you again .
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5

Great stay.. the home was in a perfect location to the beach and perfect distance to Alki Beach area

  • 5 of 5

The home was comfortably decorated with everything we needed for our stay. We hope to visit Alki Beach again and would definately try and stay here,;-)

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I amso glad you enjoyed and valued my special place. Thank you for your kind words and i would be happy to have you as a guest again. janie
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5

Super Seaside Condo

  • 5 of 5

The seaside location and 15 minute drive to downtown makes this a terrific unit. The unit is fully equipped and also a short walk to local coffee places and restaurants. The beach is 10 steps from the front porch so a great place to relax and stroll the beach. Definitely would rebook if heading back to Seattle.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. I am so glad you enjoyed and valued the life the beach and my condo offer.. It is a magical place . Also thank you for taking care of it during your stay and leaving it in such good order. You are welcomed back anytime.!
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5

Excellent location on Alki Beach

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 19yo daughter, and myself really enjoyed our stay at Janie's place. It is on the beach as advertised, short walk to restaurants and shops, and easy to get to downtown Seattle by the water taxi. The place was clean (important to my wife), had parking, and was very quiet. The views of other islands and the mountains were superb. We even saw some seals. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! I am so glad you enjoyed your time and valued just how special being on the beach really is . In my mind, hearing the waves , the seabirds, the sunsets , etc. create such a lovely , restful experience. I sincerely thank you for leaving the condo in such fine condition , just as you found it. A pleasure for me to return. You are welcomed back anytime! janie
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5

The location could not have been better. The back patio was on the beach. It was clean and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time at this beach house. It was a great place to relax. Sitting on the back porch was lovely watching the birds fly by, sea lions swim, and we even got to see some dolphins. The heated blanket on the bed was wonderful as was the fireplace in the front room. I didn't cook while I was there, but it was a fully stocked kitchen which is really nice. Far away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to get to downtown Seattle with a 10 minute ferry ride.i would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you stay at my beachfront condo. I am so glad you got to experience the fun and fascination of beach living . Thank you!
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Charming Beach Condo

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful time at Janie's condo. So much so I asked her if she might sell it to me someday! There is no location quite like this in West Seattle - or Seattle as a whole for that matter. You will not be disappointed by the views. I rented a paddle board at Mountain Outfitters and paddle boarded every morning on the calm Puget Sound. It was heaven!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Seattle/Tacoma
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
several: to Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Vashon I
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
west seattle golf course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
King Street Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-5, Hwy 99
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Snoqualmie Summit
Car: recommended

. The property is next to the picturesque Alki Lighthouse. The beach is a great walking beach which can stir imaginative sculptures or logs created into furniture. This amazing location, condo and property is close to many attractions:

SEATAC airpport 15 min.

Downtown Seattle via the West Seattle bridge or the water taxi (foot ferry):

the Seattle waterfront with shops and restaurants

the Seattle aquarium

Seahawk Stadium (Qwest Field)

Mariner's Stadium (Safeco Field)

The Seattle Center: space needle, science center, live theatre

The EMP (Experience Music Project) funded by Paul Allen

The famous Pike Place Market

Bellevue and Mercer Island 20 minutes as you travel east on Interstate 90

Traveling further east on I-90 will take you to mountain passes, skiing, hiking

and to eastern Washington

Or you can just leisurely relax on the deck and watch the rest of the wor

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

* refundable damage deposit: a separate check of $500.00 is sent for a damage deposit. The check is not cashed and held until 7 days after the rental is competed and is returned or shredded.
* a cleaning fee of $100.00 is charged.
Seasonal dates : Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve,Christmas Day, December 31, January 1 .nightly rate $350.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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