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South Seattle, near beach and airport!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Come stay in our beautifully remodeled basement! We're in the quiet neighborhood of Normandy Park. It's about a 3 minute walk to the beach/marina area and a 10 minute drive to the airport. There are over a dozen restaurants within walking distance!

We just finished our basement apartment and it is super CUTE! Our house was built in 1917 and the basement reflected this! Now, it is totally refinished with all the creature comforts I could think of. In addition to the sofa bed, I have a queen that would be more comfortable to you. Our location is really great. We are about 10 mins to airport and about 20 mins to downtown Seattle. So close to the beach, marina, restaurants, bars, and the bus stop. We have a grocery store 1 1/2 miles up the road and another on 3 mile up. Everything is close by. The beach park has the Des Moines Creek trail, that is 2.5 miles one is a great place to walk, jog, or ride a bike. In addition to the paved trail, there are also tons of dirt trail to explore on foot or with bike. In the summer there is a farmers market on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Lots of great stuff to buy and foods trucks to eat from. Wednesdays there is also a concert series with a beer garden. Des Moines has several festivals throughout the summer also, check out "Destination Des Moines" on line to see what is coming up. I love where I live and hope that you enjoy it as much as I do!

Mike & Tanya
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Mike & Tanya

Lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico for many years. Still own and operate vacation rentals in that area. Enjoying the Northwest.

Mike & Tanya purchased this apartment in 3

Why Mike & Tanya chose Normandy Park

Its a great property with lots of green area for gardening and recreation. Great being close to the beach and marina. Love it!

What makes this apartment unique

It is such a large plot with tall trees, that is close to a camping feel but with all the amenities of a recently remodeled property. The marina and beach are a short walk away! cant beat that!


Normandy Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , luxury queen matress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This a comfy sofa bed in the foyer part of the apartment.
  • Comfortable queen bed with a large closet and a seperate tv. Very comfortable space.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • limited accessibility ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
We are a short walk from the Des Moines Marina and its park area. Very pleasant! Farmer's market in the summer months. There are great bars and restaurants within walking distance. Bus line stop 2 blocks up from our house. Angle Lake LINK station is 2 miles away.


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(25 traveler reviews)

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South Seattle, near beach and airport!
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Great location! Cute neighborhood!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time visiting Seattle and found this to be a great pick for our stay. I loved the house and all of the features. The bed was super comfy and the short walking distance to the nearby beach was a plus! The proximity to the airport and all of Seattle's attractions was nice. I would stay here again. Tanya and Mike were very helpful answering all of my questions and responded quickly. This is a great little house in a cute neighborhood and I would recommend it to anyone looking to visit Seattle.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This little apartment was perfect for staying while we packed up our son’s apartment. Easy walk to the ocean and tucked away for quiet and privacy. Great place to hang out and easy access to activities.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I have stayed at this lovely and quiet place. Nestled among trees on a quiet street this is just what you would want on a vacation stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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San Francisco, CA

Wonderful stay to visit family for Thanksgiving!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Seattle to spend Thanksgiving with my family and celebrate my mom's 70th birthday, and this was the perfect home base for us! It's clean, beautifully decorated and plenty of room for our family of 3. I'm a little skeptical about home rentals (have had a few bad experiences in the past), but I was so happy when we walked into this place and immediately felt comfortable. We didn't do any touristy/downtown Seattle things on this trip, but it would have only been about 20-30 minutes to downtown if we had. Tanya emailed me a few times during our (4-night) stay just to check on us and see if we needed anything, I really appreciated that. I will definitely book this place again in the future!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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nashville tn

What a great home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My Mom and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, we stayed for 3 nights while in the Seattle area. So easy to take the train, a 6 min drive to closest train station and the parking garage is free, which was a huge plus for us. The couch in the foyer area was used as my sleeping area and it was pleasantly comfortable as it stays quite dark being in the lower level, also had night lights in the hall if you have to get up at night. Everything we needed for our stay was supplied for us. The place was super clean. The grocery store was about a 5 min drive and 12 or 13 min to the airport. Heaters in almost every room so we could leave one room colder and others warmer, loved that. Mike, Tanya and their son were super helpful with directions and any other questions I had. Would definitely stay here again. Thank you Mike and Tanya

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and quiet...

  • 5 of 5

Our first time to Normandy Park and it was a very nice stay. We were located between Seattle and Tacoma and within reach of everything. This area also has lots of parks and a great view of Puget Sound. Our accommodations were clean and very comfortable. :)

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
SeaTac (SEA)
Nearest Barpub
0.12 Miles
All Sports
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal, Seattle
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Riverbend Golf Complex
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Angle Lake link station
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Des Moines Creek Restaurant I
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.12 Miles
Des Moines Beach Park
Car: recommended

We are very close to the Des Moines Marina and its Beach park. Great area to walk to. Also we are close to the downtown Des Moines area with a handful for restaurants and bars and businesses. The Angle Lake LINK station is 2 miles away for downtown trips.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

For a 50% refund, cancellation must be made seven full days prior to listing’s local check in time (or 3:00 PM if not specified) on the day of check in, otherwise no refund. For example, if check-in is on Friday, cancel by Friday of the previous week before check in time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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