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Seattle Sunrises Leading To Fireside Evenings, Find Your Vacation Paradise Here

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Off-street Parking, A/c For Summer & Fireplace For Winter

Located in Seattle’s University District neighborhood, this newly appointed three bedroom, two story rental features a unique and unsurpassed location and property details in which you surely will delight.

LOCATION

This property is located an ideal distance from the University of Washington and all its sport facilities (just blocks), Downtown Seattle (just moments by car, cab, or bus), and near countless other activities and points of interests. Right on the border between the University District and Ravenna neighborhoods, there are countless restaurants, bars, shops, movie theaters, museums, coffeehouses, and places to participate in outdoor activities mere moments from stepping out the unit's door. A bus stop to take you downtown is but a block away so whether you want to explore by foot or a bit further afield, the apartment is a perfect place to begin and return at day's end.

SLEEPING

Rest comfortably and peacefully in one of three delightfully detailed bedrooms. Each bedroom is newly decorated with deluxe queen size mattresses along with queen-size pillows, 100% soft cotton linens, & down comforters, topped with classically beautiful duvets. In each bedroom there are two spa quality robes hanging for your comfort and enjoyment and an alarm clock. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet. A full sized sofa bed is also available for up to two additional guests with cotton sheets, pillows, and comforter in the living room. In the upper landing a new day bed provides a cozy place to read or spend the night for an additional guest with all the necessary bedding in the drawers below.

THE KITCHEN

The VRBO's fully appointed kitchen includes a Jenn Air four-burner gas range and oven, a fridge & freezer with automatic ice maker and built in water dispenser, a dishwasher, a hands free faucet and sunken chef’s sink. The kitchen also features wooden cabinets, a new microwave, toaster, and coffeemaker with complimentary Starbucks French Roast beans for your enjoyment. Open the cupboards and revealed are all the pots, pans, utensils, dishes, and glassware you could ever need to make yourself at home.

THE DINING ROOM

A classic white and pine wood dinner table comfortably seats six with midcentury modern white chairs and Crate & Barrel purple leather head chairs.

THE LIVING ROOM

All new furnishings adorn the living room. Modern meets grace and comfort as you stretch out or cuddle up on the luxe cushioned black leather couch. A gas fireplace fills the room with warmth and soft light in the evening. Hundreds of channels are available on the 42 inch HDTV - including numerous premium movie channels. If nothing is on TV to your liking, you may choose from the available diverse variety of DVDs & Blu-Rays that are provided for your enjoyment in the living room on the Sony Blu-Ray player or the 100s of movies On Demand through DirectTV. You may also enjoy simply playing a CD or listening to one of the many music channels as you read a book while comfortably seated in a cozy chair, plush blanket over your lap, and feet warmed by the fire.

THE BATHROOMS

Each bedroom has its own private bathroom. The bathroom on the main floor has a glass enclosed walk-in shower. The second bathroom upstairs has a two sinks and a full bath. The master bedroom provides every possible comfort with large soaking tub, massive walk-in shower, and a French rustic countertop and touches. Each bathroom provides premium towels, a soft bath mat, hair dryer, complimentary shampoo and conditioner, and body wash.

UPSTAIRS LIVING ROOM / READING AREA

Ascend to the second floor and a newly appointed game table greets you along with multiple bookshelves adorned with countless reading options. Along the window with a large maple tree as a backdrop you can cuddle up with a book, for a nap, or for the night in a lovely white day bed — all the additional bedding can be found in its built in drawers.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

- Private access to shared laundry with washer & dryer, complimentary laundry soap and dryer sheets, iron and ironing board.

- Free Wi-Fi Internet

- Large private outdoor deck/patio with BBQ

- Numerous books to browse during your stay and an umbrella to borrow in case it rains

- Board games and playing cards

- Off-street parking spot

I also am the proud owners and operators of two other VRBOs. If for whatever reason I cannot accommodate your dates or you are interested in finding out what guests have to say about staying with me please do check out either or both:

VRBO #353085: http://www.vrbo.com/353085

VRBO #343958: http://www.vrbo.com/343958

More Details

Owner
Andrew Hughes
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Andrew Hughes

I am a Seattle attorney. This area holds a special place in my heart as both a University of Washington alumni and someone who has spent over a decade living and exploring Seattle and the the incredible University District neighborhood. I love the energy and diversity of the people and activities the University District shares with all those who visit. Whether it is shopping and strolling through the University Village or along University Way, having a picnic under the cherry blossoms in the University of Washington campus quad, browsing the Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings, taking a canoe through the arboretum on Lake Washington on a beautiful summer day, or just sitting and relaxing at one of countless local cafes - there is always something to do, to taste, and always another reason to live and stay in the University District. I hope you will join me so that I may share my love for this area, Seattle, and the State of Washington as a whole. Safe travels and I hope to see you soon.

Andrew Hughes purchased this house in 2010

What makes this house unique

I am centrally located and only a few short blocks from the University of Washington Campus and a short bus, car, or cab ride from downtown Seattle. The countless other unique Seattle neighborhoods, each with their own individual identity - including, Fremont, Ballard, Capital Hill, Madison Park, & more - are only a short distance away and are exceptional places to explore and enjoy. Although close to campus and downtown, the property is a peaceful escape from pace of the city. On a clear day you can awake to the sun rising over the Cascade Mountains and Lake Washington from your private deck and when we get an occasional snow in the winter you can behold the same beauty bundled up inside next to the fire. Within minutes of stepping outside your door you can be walking or jogging along the Burke Gilman Trail or enjoy one of our favorite walking loops around Green Lake with a coffee in hand. Wonderful restaurants and cafes are within walkable distance whether you walk east or west. If you choose to stay in for the night our wonderfully appointed property can provide you with everything you could want or need for a relaxing and quiet evening. The property is well-appointed with all new furnishings and incredible amenities. Whether you are visiting Seattle for the first time, in the area for a local event or activity, staying for work, play, or visiting family or friends, I would be honored to share our home with you during your stay in Seattle.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Awesome place!! Love it! We all had an amazing time!"



"Had an amazing fun time and I can't wait to come back!"



"Dude, this is place is jammin'. Had a super great time!"



"This place is amazing. I ain't complaining next time I come to Seattle, I'm awaiting it."



"Dang, this place so cool. I'd do anything to stay here."



"I very much loved, loved, loved your home. It's super beautiful and overall so amazing. Thank you!"



"Thank you for letting us into your home. It is so beautiful and amazing. Next time we are in Seattle I hope that we can come back here. Thanks man."



"I really enjoyed my time here in Seattle. Thank you so much for opening your home to us, it made this this trip very memorable. We all felt very at home and shared a great time together here."



[From VRBO Guest Book]
Jan 2015
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Amenities

University District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Main Floor - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - Second Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - Master - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - Main Floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Second Floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , Day Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Seattle Sunrises Leading To Fireside Evenings, Find Your Vacation Paradise Here
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 29 reviews
4

2 renter home. Upstairs very nice

  • 4 of 5

Just arrived back in Missouri from our 8 night stay in this home. The location was perfect for everything we wanted to do while staying in Seattle. Nice to have a grocery store nearby and train station also. The home was very spacious for our family of 5. Was a little disappointed because didn't understand prior to renting that we were renting the "top" of the house and there would be renters below us. This meant sharing a washer and dryer with other people and the hardest part for us was "quiet hours" after 10pm. Most of the time we would get home around 9 pm from our daily adventures, shower then sit down to play games. I felt I was constantly telling my kids to be quiet. Glad to have off street parking with house because there was never a spot on the street. Parking is super tight for 2 cars, but works. Had some issues getting into house and then having few supplies but we immediately contacted owner who responded quickly and was very gracious! Would recommend wash cloths in the house, both kitchen and bathrooms. Home was perfect size for our family and very nice!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We were in Seattle for our son's wedding and Andrew's home was a great fit!

  • 5 of 5

Andrew supplied great detailed information and communicated wonderfully. His home is beautiful and we greatly enjoyed our stay there. I would recommend this home to anyone visiting Seattle!

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

great house near Univ of Washington

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the house for UW graduation. It had plenty of room for 7 of us, with one bedroom and bathroom downstairs, and 2 upstairs and a daybed. It was very convenient to go to Univ. of Washington and U Ville. The kitchen was well stocked and there is a balcony with a grill which we used! Andrew was extremely hospitable as the host, and even came by to check on the temperature (there was a heat wave that day) and to get out more towels. I would very much recommend it for a family traveling to visit a UW student!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We rented the top and bottom of this Seattle home a year in advance of the date needed. With the two rentals there was plenty of room for the 12 of us. The large picture windows on the main level made for a beautiful view. We appreciated the fans as the upstairs does not have air conditioning and it was the hottest it had been in Seattle at that time of year in 50 years. The downstairs has a wall unit air conditioner which made the apartment very pleasant.

The master bedroom was large with a walk in closet and large shower/bathtub area.

It was close enough to downtown to get there quickly.

We would rent this beautiful home again.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic house that felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

Truly enjoyed our experience at this house. Little bit of something for everyone from games and movies to an outside deck to bbq, just a comfortable environment to spend time with family and friends.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Youth Softball Team Trip

  • 5 of 5

We visited with our 14U softball team to attend two University of Washington softball games. The house was great! We were able to walk to the softball games and University Place shopping center. Andrew was very responsive and house was as advertised. Thank you for the great experience for our team!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
19.3 Miles
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Ferry
5.7 Miles
Seattle Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
1.1 Miles
University of Washington Golf Driving Range
Nearest Train
5.7 Miles
King Street Station
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Miles
Interstate 5 [I-5]
Nearest Beach
6.7 Miles
Golden Gardens Park

University of Washington, Seattle Campus: 0.6 Miles (Three Blocks)

Seattle Children's Hospital: 1.7 Miles Away

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Damage Deposit $250

LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS - Contact us about discounts and shorter terms of stay when when we have availability and arrival will be within the next two weeks.

Monthly Discounted Rates Available - Please Inquire.

$250 fully refundable security/damage deposit, preferably secured with credit card (checks / cash also accepted).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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