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Spacious, Remodeled Craftsman home.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

This classic Seattle Craftsman home sits on a residential street in one of the city's most active communities, Capitol Hill. 'The Hill' is known for its nightlife and diverse dining options, while our home is a private retreat from the busy streets that surround it. Many neighborhood residents do not even keep a car, because it is so easy to hop a bus or walk to neighborhood events, or even downtown.

We have a well-appointed, eat-in kitchen. You can watch dozens of neighbors walking their dogs as you have breakfast. Bring a new recipe or two with you and collect fresh ingredients from the famous Pike Street Market or the Broadway Farmers' Market to cook at home. You won't be disappointed with the amenities the kitchen has to offer, with room for multiple cooks to work together. The dining room is large enough to spread out after dinner for conversation or games.

You might want to take in a jazz show in nearby Belltown, or hear live Indie music a few blocks away in the Pike/Pine Corridor. On Broadway, two blocks away, you can take in a drag show, or enjoy a chocolate martini or dessert at Dilletente, a chocolate artisan of local renown.

Each evening, there is a gradual homecoming of seaplanes which you can view from the roof deck. They approach from the north of the city, circle the Space Needle, and find their berth for the night on Lake Union. These aircraft are sightseeing and commuter flights from Victoria and islands of Puget Sound.

More Details

Owner
Doug Oakey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Doug Oakey

My partner Jeff and I have lived in this house for 11 years, watching the neighborhood add amenities that connect it to the city at large. We operated a former residence as a B & B for several years, which allowed us to meet fantastic travelers from around the world. We sell residential real estate, and we have learned that there is something of great interest in every neighborhood of Seattle.

Doug Oakey purchased this house in 2006

Why Doug Oakey chose Broadway

The density of Capitol Hill and the diversity of the people ensures that there is always something or someone to watch. If you like people or dogs, this is the place for you! Whether you have a large entertainment budget or none at all, Capitol Hill will engage you, and is a great place from which to explore any part of the city.

When we are finished working or exploring for the day, we like to relax on the roof deck, from which we watch a gradual parade of sea planes returning from Victoria and the islands of Puget Sound. From their northern approach, they circle the Space Needle and descend to their berth on the south end of Lake Union. We invite you to make this small ritual a part of your summer vacation in Seattle.

What makes this house unique

With its classic craftsman architecture, this home offers a glimpse of the past, a bit of modern luxury, and one of the best locations for shopping, coffee drinking, and bar-hopping in the Northwest. We are literally shoehorned in among multi-family dwellings, which makes our streets some of the most colorful and lively in the city.

Amenities

Broadway House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , The main bath is in the upstairs hall.
    Master bathroom - toilet , shower , Fully-tiled shower room and heated floors.
    Powder room - toilet , There is a powder room near the entry hall.
  • Luxurious finishes include heated floors and a vaulted ceiling with a chandelier. Both upstairs bathrooms have over-sized showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • guest bedroom - 1 queen , This room has a cozy window seat for reading.
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , The master bedroom has 3 separate areas and en suite bath.
  • The master bedroom has a large dressing area, a separate sitting room with views, and an en-suite 3/4 bath. The bed is new queen-sized platform bed with a firm mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
Notes:
Capitol Hill is a popular destination for tourists as well as Seattle residents seeking good restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries, and theatres. The walk score from the house is 98, which means almost anything you might need is within a comfortable walking range. We are 2 blocks from the Sunday Farmers' Market, as well as the streetcar line and buses. Seattle University and Cornish College of the Arts are within walking distance. Capitol Hill is a popular center for casual entertainment (sometimes on the street or in parks) and many dining opportunities. Step outside the door, and you will never be bored.

Reviews

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5

Better than being at home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I use homeaway and Airbnb when we travel exclusively and all of the previous review are spot on! From start (home is beautiful, kitchen is ready for a chef, beds are more comfy than at home) to finish we had the perfect time here! Neighborhood was great to walk around in. Wonderful places to eat and have a drink. I think I was the most impressed with how clean it was(our daughter has a cleaning service and has rubbed off on me so I notice things I shouldn't and I was very impressed).

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your enthusiasm. We love the neighborhood also, and like to walk instead of drive. We appreciate that you notice the property being clean. That is important to most travelers.
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5

Amazing house and location!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was fabulous and Doug was very helpful!! Thanks so much for having us!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Classic Seattle Home in Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Our family have stayed in beautiful VRBO and Airbnb properties in the U.S. and throughout Europe and this beautifully remodeled craftsman home is one of our all-time favorites. Nestled on a quiet street in the awesome and vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood; this home is beautiful and impeccably clean.

The kithen is fabulous. We had everything we needed to prepare a Pacific Northwest Seafood Feast including a shucking knife and litte bowls for melted butter. Shopping tip: you can find everything you need for a feast at Pike Place Market...look to the less commercial venues, also we picked up oysters and clams at Taylor's Shellfish in Capitol Hill(out of this world), purchase Alaskan King Crab cooked and request that legs are cracked for serving.

We felt at home in the spacious, warm and comfortable living room and dinning room.

The second floor bedrooms are welcoming and cozy and the beds are very comfortable and the bathrooms are beautifully finished, including large fluffy towels and showers have great hot water and awesome water pressure.

This home was a perfect for our visit, no need to rent a car, located only 3 blocks from where our daughter lives and walking distance or a short Uber drive to fabulous places to eat and all the wonderful Seattle attractions.

We enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this property!

Cathy

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The property is beautiful and impeccably maintained. Beds were really comfortable. The location is quiet but a short walking distance to many amenities. Will definitely stay here when in Seattle again!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You would be most welcome. We enjoyed your presence in the house and your careful attention to the property. Doug
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Home base for the holidays

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. This was an easy walk (mostly flat) to our daughter's condo. My husband our two adult sons and I and stayed for Christmas while our daughter hosted. Views of the space needle (through the bare trees) from the kitchen and master bedroom. Large, well equipped kitchen. The master bedroom has great light, during mid day the sun streams in through the windows and skylight. We checked out (but didn't use) the 3rd level patio - would be great in other seasons. The neighborhood parking pass was much appreciated - only issue was finding a spot when we first parked (Friday night 2 blocks off of Broadway) but we moved the car the next day to a closer spot.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We enjoyed having you stay and hope you will return to enjoy that upper deck in the nice weather. It can be the nicest "room" in the house during spring and summer. Doug
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5

Great house in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful spacious house with a lot of character. It is in perfect condition and extremely clean.

Despite being the end of October we enjoyed the rooftop terrasse which offered a great view over the city all the way to the Sound.

Located in Capitol Hill it is easy access to almost everywhere.

Christine

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
SEATAC - Seattle Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Coleman Dock Downtown Seattle
Nearest Golf
4.8 Miles
Jefferson Golf Course, 4101 Beacon Avenue South
Nearest Train
300 Metres
light rail 3 blocks away
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Americana
Nearest Ski
85 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
2.6 Miles
Madison Park on Lake Washington
Car: not necessary

Quick bus service or cab to Experience Music Project, Amazon Campus, University of Washington, Pike Street Farmers' Market, Seattle Sculpture Park, Arboretum and Japanese Garden. There is a surface trolley system between King Street Station (Amtrak and Link Light Rail) and the Broadway district. The terminus is at Seattle Central College, 4 blocks from the house.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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