A warm and inviting retreat just 2 miles to Alki beach where 'Sleepless in Seattle' was filmed and within a short hop of Seahawk and Mariner Stadiums, Space Needle, Convention Center, University of Washington, and world-class entertainment of downtown Seattle. Whether vacation, education or work, Ellen's Retreat is situated perfectly as a serene oasis within easy, quick access to downtown Seattle via car, bus or ferry.
The home is truly a gem, offering high-end finishes and amenities in a natural setting all within only 2 blocks of The Junction, a thriving community best known for its many local markets, shopping, events, and some of West Seattle's best year-round dining and entertainment.
Ellen's Retreat is a charming 1916 two-story craftsman style home featuring luxury amenities, surrounded by lush landscape, babbling waterfall, stone patio, and a large covered deck with skylights and floor-to-ceiling rock gas fireplace for year-round indoor and outdoor living. Set on high, the surrounding territorial, peekaboo Sound and Olympic mountain views are stunning, but the real treat is sipping wine while watching a glorious Seattle sunset. Or, relaxing in the privacy of your own sparkling spa/hot tub. Parking for two cars is within steps of the homes' back entrance and additional on-street guest parking is available in front of the home.
Whether a short or long-term rental, it doesn't get much better than this. Ellen's Retreat offers all the comfort and amenities of a resort including HDTV's and High-speed Internet.
A chef's delight, the fully stocked kitchen features high-end Dacor stainless appliances, slab granite, stone floors, and backyard barbecue. The open-concept living space is warm and comfortable with a marble fireplace, plush leather sofa, and 40" HDTV. Two sets of french doors open direct to the large lodge-style deck allowing light, fresh morning and evening ocean breezes to sweep through the home.
A king size bed, 40" HDTV, private bathroom with granite shower, and private entrance to the large spa/hot tub makes the downstairs master suite a retreat in itself. And, it remains cool even during the hottest days! The second main-floor bedroom has a queen bed and gorgeous granite walk in shower.
One of Seattle's most charming, picturesque and vibrant communities, best known for its diverse restaurants, weekly farmer's market, award-winning Bakery Nouveau, stunning beaches, parks, Island, and mountain vistas, and dazzling views of Seattle's Space Needle and downtown skyline. It's the perfect place for explorers, foodies, naturalists, and sports enthusiasts of all types. Your dogs will love it too!