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Beautiful Alki Beach Home 10 Min to city of Seattle/20 From SeaTac Airport

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 8 Sleeps

This beautiful 2004 remodeled beach home is well lit with windows and skylights and comfortably arranged only 1/2 block to Alki Beach park. Each of the four bedrooms are large and fit kings or two twins. The large eat in kitchen is perfect for gathering. The living room and recreation room are both very generous. A kitchenette is available in the basement so the two floors can be separated for two guest parties. Each of the 2 king and 2 double twin bedrooms have new mattresses and frames that are stylish and extremely comfortable. The two entertainment systems are large 42"+ televisions with full cable including DVR use and good internet wifi. The BBQ and lush grass yard will be comfortable to relax and fully enjoy your stay.

Private parking and a fenced back yard are a huge benefit for this popular and fun neighborhood. Restaurants (about 20) and parks (about 5) allow for vacation fun within 2-6 flat walking blocks. Eat out from coffee hour to late happy hour, rent 6 person pedalcycles or plain bicycles, play any sport including sand beach volleyball or hop the bus 1/2 block away. Drive into downtown in 10 minutes (not rush hour of course) or take the water taxi for the great experience.

This beach neighborhood is a unique alcove about 10 blocks long and 5 blocks wide. Seattle is a friendly large metropolitan city only a ten minute drive. Beaches both sandy and rocky for relaxing or beach combing and finding sea creatures. Bon fire pits are free to use and easy to claim early in the day. Walking, running, blading, kayaking and swimming are all just part of the fun. Bussing to downtown is easy from the two main arterial roads. Tennis courts next to a great small child park (Whale Tail) are three blocks away next to a play field. A movie theater is right next to the neighborhood grocery stores (PCC, Safeway and Metropolitan) one mile away at the top of the hill.

More Details

Owner
Lisa West
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Lisa West

I am a contractor and developer in my neighborhood. I own several properties and am very proud of my work for others and those I have developed. This was our first family home and I care that you enjoy yourself as we did.

Lisa West purchased this house in 1998

Why Lisa West chose Alki

This is such a comfortable home with large, well lit rooms even in the basement. Guests usually are astounded at the space of this city home. The location is the best though. It is a minute walk to a peaceful walk along the water with fun around every corner.

What makes this house unique

Alki Beach is a beautiful neighborhood with well maintained parks for kids, sports, an old growth trees exploring, sand play and beach combing. All love and revel in the beauty of the Pacfic NW. The small neighborhood of West Seattle has no freeway running through it so it reminds you of an old town. No strip malls nor chain restaurants (except McD and Jack-in-Box). Tennis, sand volleyball, baseball, soccer or basketball are 1-3 blocks away. Restaurants and walking path along the water. Golf only 1.5 miles away. Quiet home and block in this fun neighborhood!.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved this house! My family was super comfortable with two living rooms and all of us were able to relax and have fun. The location was just as great with restaurants and the beach right there. Quiet neighborhood with tons of fun 1/2 block away
Jan 2017
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Amenities

Alki House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No smoking marijuana or cigarettes inside
  • No parties are allowed. Small gatherings ( under 12 people) are if they are not disrupting of the neighbors nor past 9:30pm. See party fee
  • No shoes please! Sand and heavy vacation traffic is damaging to the nice hardwoods and carpets.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom up - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom down - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 120 sf
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 115 sf
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 140 sf
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 115 sf
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Alki Beach is the only sandy beach with restaurants and miles of walking, biking, blading, kayaking, volleyball, and bon fire sharing. So much to do within walking a few minutes or riding transit/uber/lift less than 15 minutes to the downtown center. Historic Seattle is about 10 minutes with no highways needed. Quiet beach community in the city with everything you can think of nearby

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Alki Beach Home 10 Min to city of Seattle/20 From SeaTac Airport
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews
5

Beautiful house just a half block off Akli beach

  • 5 of 5

We had eight family members staying comfortably for a holiday getaway. Large kitchen area is conducive to making large family meals. Also, great restaurants, amenities, and nature nearby. Lisa was very helpful and responsive as well.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Johnson for your kind words. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your family time at my home. You all were wonderful guests and I hope to see you again. Even in the winter, Alki is a great place to visit Seattle from. It is easy to feel like you’re on vacation in this beach community with amazing views for miles
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5

The PERFECT rental for our 2 families

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 adults, 4 kids 3-7, and 1 baby (in a pack and play) and the amount of space and layout were absolutely perfect. The house came with all the basics we needed (e.g., ample towels, toilet paper, kitchen utensils). The temperature and furniture (including beds) were very comfortable. Checking in and out was a piece of cake. Lisa made herself readily available, though we really never needed her b/c everything went so smoothly. The location is great. Walking distance to beach and restaurants. We would definitely stay here again without question.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jill. I am happy to have hosted your families. You were wonderful guests! I’m so glad my property suited all your needs. I have tried to be thoughtful in my stocking of the home. I’m glad you agree
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4

Clean Tidy and good quality

  • 4 of 5

Lisa was an excellent hoset

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Vicki! Your crew and staff were wonderful. I appreciated their good communication with staying for over a month. Quality people! Please feel free to rent all or half of the home if you should ever need a HomeAway in Seattle again.
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5

Wonderful House Near Alki Beach!

  • 5 of 5

A group of us stayed in this beautiful, well-cared-for home for an extended weekend (Sept 22nd to 25th). It provided the perfect mix of beach time (easily accessible just down the street), quiet house-time (plenty of restful spaces for all of us), and Seattle city exploration (via the West Seattle Water Taxi). Lisa was an attentive hostess - we loved being greeted with homemade cookies! We highly recommend it for 2 families looking to stay together OR, since the space is actually two units (a king + 2 double beds + kitchen/kitchenette per level), any 4 person family.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kendra! I was a pleasure having you all and knowing you were having a great weekend to celebrate. I thoroughly appreciate your kind words and you were wonderful guests. Easy to host the eight of you.
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5

Outstanding home and great location

  • 5 of 5

We. four adults and two teenagers, spent 6 nights in this home in the Alki Beach neighborhood of West Seattle. We had great weather in mid August and found the location was within easy reach of all the sites and experiences we hoped for. The property is well appointed and very clean and new. The beds were excellent. There were instructions on how to operate appliances and we had everything we needed. The owner greeted us and oriented us to the neighborhood. She was also available for questions by phone and text. Alki Beach is great for swimming, kayaking, Stand up boarding and beach games. There are plenty of beachside restaurants and the Watertaxi to Downtown Seattle is close by. We didn't drive at all for three days. We highly recommend this property. It's a great value!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bob. You were a pleasure to host! I'm so glad to meet you and to help make your Seattle vacation fun and enjoyable. All the best to you and thank you for taking time to writing such a kind a review of my property!
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BEST OF THE BEST!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, bright, clean & oh so comfy home half block to Puget Sound beach! E Z walk to restaurants, bars, shops & more! Owner, Lisa is a pleasure to work with! Hope to go back again someday! Truly a GEM!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Loved having you all stay and it was a pleasure meeting you! It was neat to see the house being used by three generations of adults and feeling comfortable in the space. It is what makes this business of hosting enjoyable.
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
SeaTac International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Alki Beach bars
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Water Taxi Shuttle or Bus
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
West Seattle Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
King Street Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
West Seattle Br
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Alki Beach & Admiral Junction
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualmie
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Alki Beach
Car: not necessary

Views of the water, Puget Sound, and mountains Cascades and Olympics from the beautiful beach 1/2 block away. Nature and sea life is teaming on the beach. Fresh sea breeze permeates the area and the house. Ferries both foot and auto take you to day outings and full Northwest experience of mountains and sea from this central location. Relax or have fun from this home

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $175
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.1%

This is a smoke and pet free home and all the furnishings are new. I love pets but I want my guests to be comfortable and pet hair free. If there is evidence of either, a $250 fee will be imposed to deal with wear and tear. Smoking is allowed outside and on the covered porch with the door closed.
An event or party charge of $150 for extra wear and tear on the house will be charged. Please know that I want you to have fun but not at my expense, as i am sure you can understand. The beach is the best place to gather a party and only a 1/2 block away!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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