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Cozy Rambler near Ski Resorts, Seattle & Parks!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

1 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, Queen Bed Sleeps 2, close to city or mountains!

Welcome to Seattle! If you would like the feeling of home during your stay, reserve our place which is 15 minutes to the University of Washington and Husky Stadium. Seattle is only 20 minutes away and fabulous ski resorts (Crystal Mountain and Stevens Pass) about 65 miles. 1,500 square foot cozy rambler home ALL ON ONE LEVEL with the following sleeping accommodations: one queen bed. Our bedroom and office are kept locked for storing personal items. Rustic concrete countertops in kitchen with all modern appliances.

WiFi is available as well as Amazon Prime TV, Smart TV, Apple TV, Sonos Sound System along with a treadmill. Large fenced backyard with a firepit and Traeger Smoker BBQ grill to relax each evening. Sorry, no smoking.

Whether you are coming to a Seahawks game, Bumbershoot, Hydroplane races, Sea Fair or Mariners games, College Graduation or as a tourist, you will love being at home away from home. Convenient to restaurants/shopping, safe area, quiet and a 5 minute walk to Farrel-McWhirter Park where you can see horses, goats, a big Yorkshire pig, cows and maybe a deer, fox or coyote if you get lucky!

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Josh

We just purchased our first home in December 2013 and since we are out and about exploring Washington on weekend we thought we would open up our house to guests! We do live in this home, so you can expect it to have pictures up and day-to-day things you find in your home.

We have been spending a lot of time improving our home. Some of the most recent changes is the landscaping, renovated bathroom and new floors. We added a lot of plants, trees, dirt rocks and removed a lot of trees as well to let in additional space and light. We also just added a firepit in the backyard. We hope you enjoy our improvements!

Josh purchased this house in 2013

Why Josh chose Union Hill-Novelty Hill

Great price point for a great location and plenty of space.

What makes this house unique

Close to everything, yet just outside of the city where you can get some peace and quiet with the space you just can't find in the thick of the city.


Union Hill-Novelty Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Guest - toilet , bidet
  • Bathrooms are bright with mirrors and thanks to our tankless water heater - no need to worry about hot water running out!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Guest - 1 queen
  • Our guest queen bed is very comfortable with plenty of pillows. We have also added dressers for additional space for your clothes and personal items.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
I have lived all over Washington my whole life so please ask me about the area!


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Cozy Rambler near Ski Resorts, Seattle & Parks!
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
Willamette Valley, Oregon

Redmond was the Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We were spending time in Bellevue and Seattle, but wanted to stay outside the hustle and bustle of the big city. This home was the perfect setting for our family. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen met all our needs. It was nice to relax in the private backyard and BBQ a couple evenings. Very safe, quiet and convenient... well worth the value!

--Mark and Alexandra, Eugene, Oregon

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice quiet location

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time at this house. It is conveniently located about 20-30 mins from downtown Seattle in a quiet peaceful area. Stores like Safeway and Target were only about 5-10 mins driving distance. The owner, Josh, was super nice and always answered any questions I had about the area. Overall, I had a great time staying at this house and would recommend it to all my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Lovely Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place from which to launch our northern activities. The house was immaculate and very comfortable, with large gathering places inside and out. The beds were very comfortable as were the home furnishings. We ended up having a family BBQ for 15 of us and the setting was perfect. Nearby we found amazing trails (and horse trails) through the forest and came out at a wide-open park like meadow! It truly was an amazing stay and I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: After making a few changes to our home, we really think we impressed Catherine with her stay. We allowed for more living space for the guests and left some "What To Do Around the Area" resources. We are exceptionally accommodating and look forward to having you as our next guest! The park she mentioned is called Farrel-McWhirter which has running/walking trails, horseback riding, BBQs, petting zoo, play areas and large grass areas for activities (5 minute walk from our door step!). Thank you ~ Josh & Katie
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Seattle, WA, USA

Really caring owners

  • 4 of 5

We had a great experience at this property. Josh, the owner is very accommodating. He is very flexible and he tries to make you feel as comfortable as possible before your stay and during your stay. The home can accommodate 4-6 very well. Anything more than that would be a bit of a squeeze. The back yard is spacious, so a small gathering on a sunny day would be great. The home is the primary residence of the owner, so know that beforehand. My family had a great time and I would recommend this place to my friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was an easy and fun experience working with Nam, the first guest in our home. We made a lot of changes to accommodate Nam and his family. After their stay Nam and I discussed some recommended changes to make your experience even better. We look forward to having you in our home and please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! -Josh & Katie
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Nearest Airport
25.6 Miles
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Ferry
17.1 Miles
Seattle Ferry
Nearest Golf
4.2 Miles
Redmond Ridge Golf Course
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Seattle Train Station
Nearest Ski
67.3 Miles
Stevens Pass
Nearest Beach
10.1 Miles
Houghton Beach State Park
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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