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Charming 1920's bungalow in the heart of Wallingford/Fremont

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom 2 Bath Craftsman beauty on Corner Lot

Recently remodeled 1920's Craftsman Style Bungalow with all you'll need for a great vacation. The home features hardwood floors, lovely windows and trim and the original fireplace with built in shelving.

The sun room offers that quiet spot for reading or watching the world go by. Interesting art hanging on the walls throughout the house.

Two bedrooms, both with very comfortable queen size beds. Two full bathrooms, one in hallway with a tub/shower combo and a brand new recently built bathroom located in the master bedroom that has a stand up shower. Plenty of plush towels and guest soaps provided.

Kitchen is charming and outfitted with all the basics you'll need so you can cook that salmon you just bought at the Pike Place Market in style. Small dishwasher.

From the kitchen walk out to the patio where you can enjoy a late afternoon glass of wine shaded from the warm sun. You'll love the long summer evenings of the Northwest- you can walk home after dinner well before dark.

Washer and dryer are in the basement and free to use. We have a small occupied apartment in the basement. There is excellent insulation throughout to ensure your privacy.

More Details

Owner
Colleen Garbaczewski
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Colleen Garbaczewski

We are originally from San Diego and have managed a few beachside vacation rentals. Being brand new grandparents with a reason to come to Seattle to visit, this beautiful home is home to us when guests aren't here. The best part of having this job is the interaction of people from all over the world. Its really fun to get to meet all of you whether it is thru email or on the phone.

Colleen Garbaczewski purchased this cottage in 2016

Why Colleen Garbaczewski chose Seattle

We first discovered Wallingford when we came to visit our daughter in Fremont and the area really grew on us. It's such a great central location while still getting a feel for the city life. We knew we wanted a Craftsman house with charm and that's just what we have here

What makes this cottage unique

Location, location, location! We are indeed ideally situated to enable you to see the city as you'd like to see it. Seattle is known for it's bungalow homes in charming and eclectic neighborhoods. This is your chance to see what it's really like to live here in that ideal setting. Perhaps the thing you'll like best of all here is the Essential Baking Company- just around the corner and home to the best bread and pastries the city has to offer.

Amenities

Wallingford Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Built in 2016. Added as a Master Bathroom.
  • The hall bathroom is typical of the era of the home, but has what you need.. a sparkling new tub, tile and fixtures. The master bathroom, just added in April 2016, is inside the master bedroom and features a stand up shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both Bedrooms have ceiling fans and the master has a double window and a small connecting bathroom The second bedroom also has a queen size bed and a paddle fan as well. They are similiar in size.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you have more than four people we do charge a fee of $50 per person.

Reviews

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Charming 1920's bungalow in the heart of Wallingford/Fremont
average rating of 4.931818 based on 44 reviews
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This house was an excellent choice for us -- two couples, so two bedrooms and two baths was ideal. The house is lovely and immaculate, and we were impressed with how well the kitchen is equipped and stocked. Comfortable beds, too. The neighborhood was very pleasant and a number of restaurants are in walking distance -- a standout is the new Pablo y Pablo, where we had a terrific dinner. Free offstreet parking was a real plus in Seattle, and we appreciated the washer & dryer. Buses were convenient and the Uber service is next to astonishing for speed and ease.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

This house has it all. The house is nicely furnished, well-stocked and in a great neighborhood. It has air conditioning which was greatly appreciated as there was a heat wave during our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay

  • 4 of 5

My family stayed at the Wallingford cottage for a week in August. It was a great place to call home for the time we were in Seattle - only about a 15 minute drive to anywhere we wanted to go. The wifi was the best we have ever enjoyed away from home. There was a collection of books, including children's books, in the living room, which entertained my young daughters before bedtime. And, the owners graciously left us some treats to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Visiting Seattle before cruise

  • 5 of 5

We visited (4 adults and 1 child) for a few days before a cruise. The beds were comfortable. Kitchen had everything you would need. I loved the front porch with the rocking chair each morning enjoying the cool weather! -The thing we found the most difficult was the recycling program Seattle has... ;)

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for sightseeing!

  • 5 of 5

Besides being a lovely 2BR unit, this sweet bungalow is close to most major attractions in Seattle too! Local restaurants and playground within walking distance. Molly (property manager) was very helpful as well. Can't ask for much more than that!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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4

Cute and Comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable cottage in a great location. Worked perfectly for our short stay; would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
SeaTac International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Whale Wins
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Seattle to Bainbridge Island
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Jackson Public Golf Course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cantinetta
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Golden Gardens at Shilshole
Car: not necessary

Wallingford is located at the northern end of Lake Union which borders downtown Seattle. We are less than three miles from downtown- a nice walk or bike ride. The house is also very close to the University of Washington, again, an easy walk along the Burke Gilman Trail which is a 27 mile long rail to trail project for walking, biking, skating and people watching.

This is a semi urban residential neighborhood that offers great restaurants within easy walking distance including two that were recently named the best new restaurants in the United States! (Reservations required and I'd recommend you make them as soon as you've booked our house!)

We are just a few blocks to Fremont, one of Seattle's more colorful neighborhoods- the self proclaimed Center of the Universe and home to a wonderful Sunday Market full of local artists and craftspeople.

Other local attractions include the Woodland Park Zoo, home to an excellent summer concert series, Greenlake- for yet another great walking trail, and the Ballard Locks where commercial vessels, yachts and fish all manage to get lifted from the salt water of the Puget Sound to the fresh water lake system.

We're on the number 26 bus line which will take you downtown in no time. You'll have easy access to all that Seattle has to offer from the Pike Place Market to the new Ferris Wheel to the Space Needle, Seattle Center, and too many museums to list. Seattle is a cruise ship terminal where visitors from all over the world board ships to see the grand sights of Alaska and the Inside Passage.

If you love hiking in the mountains, we are surrounded by National Parks include Mt Rainier Nat'l Park, Olympic Nat'l Park and Mt Baker National Park, among others. Some are close enough that you can take a drive and a hike and be back here the same day. For those who want a good workout we recommend Mt Si- about an hour outside of Seattle.

Water sports are everywhere from kayaking and paddle boarding on Lake Union (you can walk there) to sailing and wind surfing on the Puget Sound- you may even bump into one of our Orca Whales if you don't keep a good lookout!

We love our neighborhood and are happy to share all we know from our many years here. Seattle is a very special place!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Insurance $59

If you need to cancel within 30 days I'll do my best to re-rent the house, but will keep a minimum of 10% of your deposit. If I can't re-rent it you will forfeit your deposit.

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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