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Alki Beach Harbor House & Tipi, 420 Friendly, Where Beach Living Meets City Life

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Last updated: 08/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Where Beach Living Meets City Life
Is the most sought after waterfront home on ALKI. It is STEPS TO the Seattle Water Taxi and numerous activities. A home that is an artistic architectural landmark in a superb location, with a phenomenal unobstructed Seattle and Elliot Bay view. The Seattle Water TaxI cruises you in 10 minutes to Seattle’s down town and stadiums. The myriad activities, steps from your door include, kayaking, paddle boards, biking, scuba diving, beach walking and more. It is situated amongst award winning restaurants, and Alki Beach’s popular strip of numerous bars, galleries, and shops. It offer the ONLY authentic, Seattle skyline view TiPi experience, in the world.

Alki Beach Harbor House
Offers three separate sleeping areas, three bathrooms, along with numerous places within and out to relax. Soothe your soul and enjoy the view; be it by the waterfall amidst bamboo, the meditative Tea House, the Green Canna Room (for smoking pleasure, legal in Washington), the tranquil Koi Pond, the Back deck where you are one with nature, or the top City view deck, while observing Orcas, Eagles, people and numerous types of water craft. For added viewing pleasure, walls throughout the house, are adorned with the owner’s art and extensive museum quality collections. Just being will occupy and amuse you for hours.
The THUNDERBIRD TiPi and deck, will bless you with an authentic TiPi experience. We will honor you with a traditional Smudge, firewood, fire-starters and a Totemic gift, for an additional price of $40.00. Located, through a locked gate, at the top of the property it will accommodate 6 loungers and 4 sleepers, with a fire pit-chiminea, and stellar view.


The house offers easy commutes to and from SeaTac airport, I-5, 99, and the surrounding Seattle area. The Seattle Metro Bus system, a complimentary local shuttle, and Cars2go are STEPS away. You have 2 dedicated onsite parking spaces. You will surely have your needs and desires met as you enjoy all the amenities that accompany this fully equipped home.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Due to architectural elements and numerous water features, Children under 10 years of age are not allowed. Children must be supervised at all times. Owner takes no responsibility. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dog under 12 pounds, with $200.00 non refundable deposit. Dog must be treated for fleas and ticks. ...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    ONLY in the separate 'Green Canna' room. (Cannabis is legal in State of Washington)House is NON-smoking....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: Master Suite on Top Floor: 1 queen

    Spectacular City View from Bed and sitting area...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: with additional but private sleeping area: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • There are a total of 3 separate sleeping areas at the Alki Beach Harbor House. Master suite is located on the top floor with an unbelievable view. The 2nd Bedroom has a double bed plus a bonus sleeping area on the lower level. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    main floor bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, jetted tub

    Very large ensuite with deep jetted tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • 3 bathrooms total, 1 full bathroom on each floor. Lower bathrooms are small....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Netflix, Amazon Prime, Antenna HD digital,...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Two beautiful beach coves in front of home. Famous "Scuba Dive" coves. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    10 minutes by Water Taxi to Downtown Seattle, Taxi is steps from the home....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View of the Cascades and Mt. Rainier...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Unobstructed view of Elliott Bay and Seattle City Skyline....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Elliott Bay, an extension of Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean....moreless

  • Village:

    West Seattle, a peninsula directly across from Metropolitan Seattle, divided by Ellliot Bay, has a small town feel to it. ...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a formal dining room table that seats 6. Outside is a covered deck with a large table and chairs to comfortably seat 6. There is additional dining seating at the kitchen bar to seat 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There is a gas fireplace located on the main floor in the comfortable living room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    gas furnace...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    This home has many living & sitting areas. On the first floor there's a very cozy living room and a comfortable sitting area for spectacular people watching. Additional seating area in master suite....moreless

  • Parking:

    2 off street parking spots...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen with gas cooktop and full sized oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Four bikes are located at the home. Additional bike rentals are available just across the street....moreless

  • Boat:

    Rental across the street....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    6 decks in total. One on the main floor, three off the master suite (one in front, two in back), one off of the Tea House and one off of the pool area....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rental across the street....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    This home has a very unique and beautiful Tea House for Meditation or relaxation. Something other rentals simply don't provide....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Koi Pond Waterfall "Canna" Room (a lovely, unique sun room with couch and cozy seating areas. Perfect for relaxing)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Lap pool may be available during Summer months....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 21 - Sep 12, 2016
2 night min stay
$450
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2016
4 night min stay

$1,600
flat fee
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 25, 2016
3 night min stay

$1,350
flat fee
New Years
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,350
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$350
$2,100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Add per each additional $15
  • Cleaning fee per 2 $175
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Thunderbird TiPi package charged at $40.00 additional per stay.

Additional $100.00 refundable damage deposit with TiPi package

Alcohol and drug use are prohibited with TiPi package, due to liability issues.

Cannabis permitted in Green Canna room only.

Check in 3:00

Check out 11:00

Refunds in full up to 30 days prior to arrival.

Cleaning fees based on one couple, add $10.00 each additional person

Small dog, treated for tics and fleas, less than 15 pounds "On Approval", with $200.00 non-refundable fee/important note!!! Water features may provide danger!!

No children under 10 years old, due to numerous water features, architectural and design elements.

Payments can be made through Pay Pal, Mastercard, Visa, direct bank deposits

Read rental contract carefully, as we strictly enforce all contractual conditions and exclusions, or your deposit is forfeited.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
SeaTac
North Admiral, Seattle, WA, USA
Nearest Barpub
Saltys on Alki, Marination
North Admiral, Seattle, WA, USA
Nearest Ferry
Seattle Water taxi into the city
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
West Seattle Golf Course
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-5
North Admiral, Seattle, WA, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Saltys on Alki, Marination.
North Admiral, Seattle, WA, USA
Nearest Beach
Alki beach

Car: Not Necessary

Aside from numerous water related activities, West Seattle is known for its numerous walking/bike trails, large 'Old growth Forest Parks',( Lincoln Park, Schmitz Park, Camp Long,) Longfellow Creek walking trail, Duwamish River pocket parks and bike trail and its Chinese gardens. It hosts a Sunday Farmers Market, along with many art, music, and cultural events throughout the year.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1964

About: THE OWNERS: In the mid 60’s the Seattle skyline had the Space Needle to the North and The Smith Tower to the South. There was nothing tall in-between the two notable structures. This is when I purchased this property, thinking I would live in the small beach cottage a few years. As time elapsed Seattle was growing, memories were created that could not be made today. My children diving off the old Sea Crest Marina piers, mooring our boat steps from our front door, sailing across Elliot Bay to Seattle, are but a few. Years went by, the memories and stories flourished and I realized I loved the house and area and was destined to stay. The house was so small it needed to grow. The first growth spurt was in the mid 70’s, when the children and the house grew taller. Next came 1980, the year I met my future husband. We complemented each other’s passion for art and creating with space. The spirit of the house and its land generously continued giving us the opportunity to fulfill our visions and dreams, often in the face of local growth obstacles. Today the Marina and boats are gone, the Seattle skyline is magnificent, and the house is beyond recognition of its former self. It welcomes the multitude of changes it observes and the attention it gets.. It deserves to be shared, through it you know the owners. Our home invites you to create your own stories and memories. Enjoy!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Superb Location, water taxi to Seattle waterfront, downtown, stadiums, museums, galleries and shopping. Beach, water activities and rentals, kayaking, biking, scuba diving, award winning restaurants, home has unique features with numerous places to relax and enjoy the stunning Seattle City Skyline.


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Photos

  • View of Seattle Skyline from top deck

    View of Seattle Skyline from top deck

  • Entry into Alki Beach Harbor House

    Entry into Alki Beach Harbor House

  • Main dining room

    Main dining room

  • Second Sitting Room with gas fireplace

    Second Sitting Room with gas fireplace

  • Master bed area.

    Master bed area.

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Green Canna Room

    Green Canna Room

  • Inside of Tea House

    Inside of Tea House

  • Beautiful zen garden with a Koi pond.

    Beautiful zen garden with a Koi pond.

  • TiPi at night

    TiPi at night

  • Seattle Skyline

    Seattle Skyline

  • A few of the 'locals' right out in front of Alki Beach Harbor House

    A few of the 'locals' right out in front of Alki Beach Harbor House

  • Coming up the front walk way

    Coming up the front walk way

  • Sitting room with a full view of Elliot Bay and the Seattle skyline

    Sitting room with a full view of Elliot Bay and the Seattle skyline

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Main Floor Bathroom

    Main Floor Bathroom

  • Upper Floor Sitting Area

    Upper Floor Sitting Area

  • Sun room, both with or without retractable awning. Lovely view of the bay.

    Sun room, both with or without retractable awning. Lovely view of the bay.

  • Lower level sleeping and sitting area

    Lower level sleeping and sitting area

  •  Waterfall amidst bamboo,seen from t.v. gas fireplace room.

    Waterfall amidst bamboo,seen from t.v. gas fireplace room.

  • TiPi

    TiPi

  • Water Taxi

    Water Taxi

  •  Watching  our eagles who nest close by.

    Watching our eagles who nest close by.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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