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Beautiful Magnolia Town Home: Enjoy Views Of Salmon Bay

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Gourmet Kitchen, Gas Fireplace And Patio.

This 2BR/2.5 bath, well-appointed and much loved town home sits on a quiet side street in Magnolia. It's perfect location puts you close to downtown, many great neighborhoods and the beautiful outdoors. The bright open living area has great western exposures, bamboo floors and a gas fireplace. Our fully-equipped kitchen features granite counter tops, gas range and cherry cabinets. The newly carpeted master bedroom with queen bed has a master bath with vaulted ceilings, skylight and custom glass vanity tops. The guest bedroom with queen bed has a full shower and loads of linen storage. Also included are a full size washer, dryer, ironing board, linens, towels, TV, internet, and a lovely patio with outdoor furniture. Our home will allow you to relax while you explore and enjoy the greater Northwest.

Tom and Barbra Smithgall
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2017

About Tom and Barbra Smithgall

Owners Tom and Barbra are enjoying having this beautiful second home in Seattle, where both their children and families live. We love to spend as much time as possible at our home in Magnolia, and feel very lucky to be part of this great neighborhood.

Tom and Barbra Smithgall purchased this townhome in 2012

Why Tom and Barbra Smithgall chose Seattle

This part of Magnolia is the perfect location for a Seattle vacation. It allows our guests to get the feel for Seattle neighborhoods, while being close to all the best Seattle has to offer. Close to downtown (Pike Place Market, Space Needle, Seattle Center, waterfront & ferry terminal, Seattle Art Museum & Sculpture Park, aquarium); Woodland Park Zoo; close to Ballard and Fremont stores, restaurants, farmer's markets and the Ballard Locks; and, biking, hiking and beach combing in Discovery Park just blocks away.

What makes this townhome unique

The quiet neighborhood, corner lot and patio, fireplace, beautiful kitchen and view of Salmon Bay makes this home a great gathering spot for our family.


Magnolia Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Oversized, fully tiled tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Beautiful fully tiled shower in 2nd bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Powder room off living area
  • Tiled master bath with vaulted ceiling and skylight; tiled guest bath with shower. Powder room off living area.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Vaulted ceilings
    Bedroom 2 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Leather Natuzzi sofa bed with foam mattress
  • Master bedroom with queen bed; guest bedroom with new leather Natuzzi full sofa bed with foam mattress.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Magnolia Town Home: Enjoy Views Of Salmon Bay
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews
Lake Orion, Michigan

Clean, neat and well-decorated

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The only problem was the pull out bed in the second bedroom. It was not comfortable. Except for that, it was great.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay and thanks for your feedback! Although we have not had any issues raised with the second bedroom accommodations, with your input we will we plan to secure a good feathertop for the bed. Again, thanks for staying with us.
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Just about everything

  • 4 of 5

Great location! Only one thing. Very small TV. I had hoped to have my Seattle family over to watch a football game and realized that wouldn't work. Other than that everything perfect. Great hosts

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us! We are glad we met your expectations with our home with the exception of the TV. We will consider your suggestion for a larger one. We have tried not to over-power the living space with a television as more people stream on their computers. Thanks for the comments and come again when you all are in Seattle.
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Wonderful Duplex!

  • 5 of 5

A perfect place for us while visiting our son and family in Magnolia with only a fifteen minute ride into Seattle center. The Condo was so well designed, decorated and furnished that it provided all the comforts of home. The owners have thought of nearly every need that one might have including providing an incredibly well equipped kitchen.

It was a pleasure to deal with Tom and we most definitely would choose to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Madeline and Sidney, Thanks so much for your wonderful comments. We try our best to make this a home away from home and know that folks love to feel at ease when they stay away from their routine. Please come back and stay with us when you return to Magnolia and Seattle again!
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San Diego, CA

Lovely Magnolia townhome

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay while we visited our son and family who live in the area.

Comfortably decorated, very well equipped and perfect for our visit! My only caution would be to those who have trouble with stairs.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us while you visited Seattle and the Magnolia area. We would love to have you back!
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Perfect for My Visit!

  • 5 of 5

This Magnolia Condo was within walking distance to my son which made the trip to Seattle with my daughter even more enjoyable! So much to see and do! Love the area and the neighborhoods.

The property is very nicely decorated and very comfortable. I would recommend to anyone unless you have problems climbing stairs.

Owners are delightful to make arrangements with and promptly return your deposit. I would certainly rent again.

Thanks so much for allowing us the privilege to enjoy your home during a wonderful visit!!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandra. We're glad you enjoyed our home and the location as much as we do. Please come again.
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Excellent Location and Stay

  • 5 of 5

After living in Seattle for many years, I was pretty specific on what neighborhoods I wanted to stay in while visiting with family, with Magnolia topping that list. This location is really pretty ideal for anyone visiting Seattle... it's a quick car ride into downtown, or into the Ballard, Fremont or Queen Anne neighborhoods (all lovely and packed with shops and restaurants.) With two grocery stores nearby (and a Whole Foods about 1-2 miles away), it makes stocking up on any provisions a snap, plus Starbucks and a great delivery pizza place is also nearby. Furthermore, you just can't beat walks in Discovery Park, a hike down to the beach, or walking the docks and checking out the fishing vessels in nearby Fisherman's Terminal - Magnolia also has an epic sidewalk along its west bluff that overlooks the Sound and downtown (and some gorgeous houses).

We were traveling with a baby and the owners were able to offer their Pack n' Play to function as a travel crib for us - this worked out perfectly, and made for one less thing to have to sort out when we arrived.

The home itself is very clean and well appointed... appearing just as it does in the photos provided. While we spent most of our time our exploring the area and walking around the neighborhood, the time spent at the home was very comfortable, quiet, and provided an excellent spot for us to relax on our visit.

We would definitely stay here again for future visits and would highly recommend it for those wanting to visit Seattle and stay within a short distance of a lot of the city's offerings.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport - 30 minutes
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Chinook's/Fisherman's Terminal
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Downtown Seattle
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Downtown Seattle (Amtrak)
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Chinook's at Fisherman's Terminal
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Puget Sound at Discovery Park
Car: recommended

Captivating Town Home in a ideal location to enjoy both City and outdoor activities. Located in a quiet & friendly neighborhood with parking at your door. Whole Foods and Metropolitan Market nearby. Enjoy Olympic Mountain and Mt. Rainier views while hiking and beach-combing in Discovery Park; walk/bike to the Ballard Locks, shop & dine across the bridge in Ballard and Fremont and enjoy their Sunday farmer's markets; quick access to kayaking and paddle boarding in Lake Union; enjoy gorgeous views of the Space Needle, the Puget Sound, West Seattle and the Olympic Mountains from the Magnolia Bluff Trail. Only one block to a bus stop for easy access to Downtown Seattle and Pike Place Market, Seattle Center/Space Needle, shopping, Seattle Art Museum and much more.


Rates & Availability

Magnolia Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
Apr 28 2017 - Oct 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off-Peak Season
Oct 11 2017 - Apr 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.5%

**PLEASE NOTE: For Holiday and Long-Term rentals please contact the Owner for rates and terms. Pay-Pal payments accepted.**

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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