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Heart Of Roosevelt District! Walk To Univ of Wash, Greenlake And Whole Foods.

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Studio Apt, plus new Kitchen and Bath. 500 Sq Ft. Max Occupancy: 2

Imagine enjoying the comforts of home in one of the most convenient locations in Seattle. Come stay in this newly remodeled apartment of our beautifully updated and spacious 1912 Craftsman bungalow and explore all Seattle has to offer!

The Loft at Ravenna Guest House is nestled within the friendly Roosevelt neighborhood located just a short drive to the freeway, allowing for convenient access to the airport (25 min.), downtown Seattle (10 min.), and many other neighborhoods. With 6 bus lines nearby, it is incredibly easy to use public transportation around the city and to and from the airport. Enjoy short walks to the University District Farmer’s Market, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Greenlake, and a variety of restaurants - including brew pubs, coffee shops, family-friendly and fine dining.

We can also accommodate guests in our other similar-sized apt, listing #479586, and it also accommodates up to 2 guests.

This rental is the upper floor of this historic home, and is a sought-after apartment for returning guests. Note that there are 6 outdoor stairs, and an interior flight of 14 carpeted stairs. A separate entry to the apartment is off the private backyard garden and patio. The apartment has its own keyless Entry, and its own heat and air conditioning. You are easily able to control your comfort year-round.

The Loft offers a welcoming Living/Bedroom area, a New Kitchen and a New Bathroom. Sleep in comfort in a queen bed, complete with bedding including sheets and a comforter. There is also a generous walk-in closet.

We’ve focused on offering you the comforts of home with quality beds and pillows, and cotton towels and sheets. So plan on a good night’s sleep here!

The new Kitchen is ready and equipped for your stay, with quartz counters, all new cabinets, a stainless sink and new range and refrigerator.

Relax in the Living area - sit back and enjoy a movie on the flat-screen TV or curl up with a good book.

The patio is available at all times. Morning coffee, afternoon tea, an outdoor meal, a glass of wine - you will find this to be an inviting space.

Ravenna Guest House consists of three short-term rentals.

The comfort of your stay is very important to us. If you find that something you need is missing, please do not hesitate to contact us directly and we will do our best to meet your needs. We are also happy to provide you with additional information about the neighborhood and other attractions in Seattle.

Accommodation: The Loft at Ravenna Guest House - 500 sq ft Apartment with Living/Bedroom area, a Kitchen, and a Bath.

Please contact owner with special requests. Children welcome over 7 years old. Maximum Occupancy: 2.

Payment of one-half of total rental fee is required to confirm reservation. Property will remain listed as available until confirmed and payment has cleared. Full balance (including taxes, and cleaning fee) is due 14 days prior to check-in. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m., Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Elaine

Owners, Tom and Elaine, are locals, having grown up east of Lake Washington. Elaine headed to the University of Washington and found she loved Seattle, and within a few years of marrying Tom, they decided to make NE Seattle their home. She studied architecture at the UW, and went on to start a residential design business. Tom was a home builder for many years, before he joined Elaine in design. We currently live just 5 minutes away, and are here at this house for work every day.

We're happy to answer questions.

Elaine purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Elaine chose Roosevelt

We had lived and worked in the Roosevelt District for several years when this Craftsman home on Ravenna Boulevard came up for sale. It had been 'upgraded' with aluminum siding, but we could see its beautiful lines, and bought it. We moved our office to the main floor and rented out the apts in the rest of the house. Years later, while prepping for house painting we discovered the original siding was in terrific condition, and so we stripped off 700 pounds of aluminum and revealed the lovely original cedar siding. We spend part of almost every day at our office here in this house and in the Roosevelt District, and we never get tired of it!

What makes this apartment unique

Ravenna Boulevard is a beautiful street with a meridian of grass and trees, 24 blocks long, that runs from close to University Village and the east end of Ravenna Park, all the way to Green Lake. There are dedicated bike lanes, and people run, jog, walk, skate along this route all the time. It's a historic house in a wonderful location.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful weekend! Your place is lovely. We had everything we needed, and more.
Feb 2016
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Roosevelt Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , 3/4 Bathroom with pedestal sink, Toilet and Neo-angle Shower
  • 3/4 Bathroom with pedestal sink, Toilet and Neo-angle Shower. There is also a Linen Cabinet and Skylight.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Good-sized Studio space includes queen bed. Two insulated windows. There is a reading corner, dresser, and the bookshelf is stocked with books. Enjoy the flatscreen HD AppleTV, with unlimited NetFlix account. There is a 4.5' walk-in closet adjacent to the sleeping area. Sloped ceiling in parts of the room.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Enterprise and Avis/Budget Car Rental offices are in the neighborhood. You can rent a car for just the days you need, and walk or ride buses to get around otherwise!


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Heart Of Roosevelt District! Walk To Univ of Wash, Greenlake And Whole Foods.
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 31 reviews
St. Louis

Property is good. Ravenna is a beautiful neighborhhod

  • 4 of 5

Property is good enough. Elaine and her son are very helpful. It is right off a busy street, and also close to a beautiful park and walking neighborhood. Also is central

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Perfect for our stay.

  • 5 of 5

Exactly what we needed.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Well maintained and a pleasure to return to.

  • 4 of 5

As always the property was clean. The kitchen well stocked with pots, dishes and tea bags.

Elaine and Tom are delightful hosts. We have stayed with them multiple times and return whenever we can.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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  • 5 of 5

If you have to visit Seattle, this a great place to stay. Convenient to a lot of restaurants, Trader Joe's, and Whole foods. A farmers market every Saturday. Close a lot of bus lines. Elaine the owner is fabulous and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Clean, efficient Ravenna residence

  • 5 of 5

This rental is clean, well-managed, economical, and efficient for a short stay in the Ravenna - Green Lake area.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Lovely apartment with everything!

  • 5 of 5

This little studio had everything I needed. It is spacious and very nicely decorated in soft colors. There is a full kitchen! The heat was most welcome. (Note that if you come in summer, there is also a/c which is rare for Seattle). The location is so convenient for getting to anywhere. Parking was easy. Thank you to Elaine and Taylor!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Seattle-Tacoma Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Die Bierstube
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Colman Ferry Dock
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Jackson Park
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-5 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Salvatore Restorante Italiano
Nearest Ski
59 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Greenlake Park
Car: not necessary

The Loft at Ravenna Guest House is located in the heart of the Roosevelt District - an easy walk to University of Washington, Greenlake and Whole Foods. There are 6 bus lines close by, including Express bus service to downtown, and direct bus service to Husky Stadium. Car and bike rentals are available close by, too. Explore the Roosevelt District, with restaurants, pubs, interesting shops, parks and more, all within walking distance.

Join the locals and take a stroll on the 2.6 mile path around Greenlake, where you will also find special events, sport fields, and paddle boats for rent. And don't miss visiting the UW, one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.

Ravenna Park is just blocks away, but it feel like you have left the city behind. The trail through the wooded ravine is a favorite walk for locals.

South of the UW campus, across the Montlake Bridge, is the Washington Park Arboretum and the lovely and tranquil Japanese Garden.

Swimming beaches and boating opportunities abound on Lake Washington, Lake Union and Greenlake. Rent kayaks from the Northwest Outdoor Center on Lake Union and paddle by the Floating Home communities and urban shoreline, while enjoying the spectacular view back to downtown Seattle.

On the western boundary of Seattle is Puget Sound. Visit the Locks, Shilshole Marina and Golden Gardens Park along our saltwater shoreline - all just a few miles west of the Roosevelt District.

Hop on a bus to downtown and you will find the Seattle Center with the Space Needle at its heart, Pike Place Market, ferry terminal, shopping, theaters and restaurants, our professional sports stadiums, and nightlife.

Take a day trip to Mt Rainier, or plan a hike in the Snoqualmie National Forest area. Head out to the many lakes and rivers, experience white water rafting, or bike on our extensive bike trail system. In the summer and fall, the North Cascades Highway opens, and you might feel like you have landed in the Alps.

There is so much to see and do, and we're happy to make suggestions based on your interests.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $100

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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