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Lake views provide relaxing outdoor living and the 600 sq ft deck has lots of privacy, dining table and cozy outdoor furniture
Spacious Lake View Retreat
Spacious Lake View Retreat
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths

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Private, clean, sleeps 6, spacious sun deck with lake view, full kitchen & BBQ, WiFi, well-maintained home & yard. Easy access to parks, bus, light rail, airport, stadiums & downtown. Quick 3 block walk to lake beaches, restaurants & cafes. Quiet & pretty neighborhood. 10 minutes to downtown Seattle & 1 mile to diverse, tasty restaurants, live music venues, theater, cinema & shops. Enjoy a walk or jog along the lake into Seward Park. Check out the guidebook for more on this beautiful location.

The space

Sleeps 6 comfortably. 2 per bed. 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms. Couch/sleeper sofa and flat screen basic TV & DVD with large movie selection and hdmi cable to connect to your computer/internet in the living room. Private Master Bedroom nestled behind the fireplace has a queen bed with views of Lake Washington, private bathroom, down comforter, deck access. Second bedroom has flat screen with basicTV, double bed, BluRay DVD and lake views with deck access and full bathroom just outside the door. Livingroom is cozy with fireplace, Italian leather couch and additional leather couch that opens to a sturdy, comfortable double bed for extra sleeping capacity. Separate dining room boasts French doors opening to deck, Bluetooth speaker and green felt card/game table. The outdoor living space has views of Lake Washington, the Cascade Mountains and Seward Park. The deck is 600 sq ft and you'll enjoy your time there for meals, BBQ, conversations and lounging. The kitchen is a full use/functional kitchen available for cooking with gas stove, brand new dishwasher and refrigerator, coffee machine and all that you'll need to prepare meals including outdoor BBQ. You'll enjoy space of a full refrigerator with some stocked refreshments upon arrival. Ironing board, iron, hair dryer, Soap/Shampoo/Conditioner/Lotion, portable AC & fans, weight scale and extra blankets also available.

Guest access

Main entrance access in front of the home and another access goes from off street parking space deck stairs to kitchen. Guest has access to the entire upper floor of the home, off road parking and street parking, sun deck, BBQ, full kitchen, dining room and fireplace. The host will either arrange to meet you upon arrival or leave the house key in a lock box on the porch. Code to be provided prior to arrival as it changes frequently.

Interaction with guests

The host has access to the basement Mother-in-law suite which is separate to AirBnB guests. If you have need for laundry facilities, please confirm the host can accommodate, if available. Additionally, if the host is available on site, feel free to ask for directions, about the city sites or restaurants and activities available in the neighborhood and any questions you may have. Call, email or text as needed.

Other things to note

The house is on a corner lot, spacious and private with lots of windows, light and comfort. 1500 sq ft including fully functional kitchen with gas stove, brand new dishwasher and refrigerator, coffee maker and additional 600 sq ft of outdoor living/deck with Lake Washington views, BBQ and patio furniture and outdoor eating area. The front entrance is on S. Oregon St. between 49th and 48th St. The grounds are nicely landscaped and maintained. When the owner is on site in the MIL basement apartment, Luca, her cat will also be nearby.
We do recycle paper, plastic, glass, metal and compost.

Free parking on premises
Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 couch
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

No smoking or drugs in the home or on the premises.
No Pets.
Please treat home with respect
Please be considerate of neighbors and bring your conversations indoors after 10:45pm.
Please use coasters to avoid wood damage and water stains on tables.
Please bring cushions indoors or place under eaves on deck if rain is anticipated.
For your security and that of the host, please lock doors and close all windows whenever you are out and about and upon final departure.
If you expect to entertain more than 4 guests, please notify the host.
If you invite unanticipated overnight guests, please notify host and please leave $59/night or deposit through resolution center to cover additional laundry/cleaning/utility usage.

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Cat(s) live in the house

75 Reviews

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Stephen User Profile
November 2017
This is a very nice two bedroom house that is cozy and comfortable in a quiet neighborhood with easy access to many parts of Seattle by car or light rail. Lovely retreat from my busy life. I recommend this without hesitation. Stephen

Raphael User Profile
October 2017
Veronica is an extraordinary host. She responsive, flexible, and gracious. She couldn't be better. The house is comfortable and well-outfitted, with a wonderful deck. The neighborhood is fantastic. Close to a great grocery, lots of good restaurants and coffee shops, and a wonderful bookstore. Also, it's near Lake Washington and Seward Park, and cities don't get much more scenic than those two parts of Seattle. If you're coming to Seattle, you couldn't do much better than this.

Cary User Profile
September 2017
This place was great. We spent five weekdays there. Easy walk to the water and to the Both Ways Cafe for a great breakfast. The cafe also has a wall full of posters for local events and plays. The deck has a view of the water. When sitting on the deck it does feel like you are in a treehouse. The beds are very comfortable. Love the decor, a great mix of thoughtful touches. Would definitely stay here again.

Kathy User Profile
September 2017
We've stayed at Veronica's place previously and enjoyed it so much it was our first choice when we were again in Seattle. The house is clean, comfortable, and well-equipped. The kitchen is set up so meals can be easily prepared if desired, and Veronica provided snacks and a nice bottle of wine. The location is perfect - close enough for easy trips to Columbia City and nearby areas for grocery shopping and restaurants, and an easy walk down to the shoreline for a lovely stroll along the water. The deck provides great views and a relaxing place to spend the evening. Such a lovely retreat right in the middle of Seattle.

Andy User Profile
September 2017
We enjoyed staying at Veronica's home so much. The space itself is warm and inviting, the neighborhood is terrific and Veronica herself is so lovely. She helped make our trip comfortable and enjoyable -- and we will return to this house the next time we visit Seattle. Five stars!

Israel User Profile
August 2017
Staying at Veronicas's house was my first bad experience with airbnb. The house itself was nice, however veronica was a pain in the neck that really ruined the last two days of my trip. Apparently you have to house sit for her cat as well when you stay there and apparently her no pets rule extends to service dogs with permits. I thought airbnb was inclusive for people with disabilities. Furthermore after explaining this to her she yelled at me and called me a liar (not the kind of motivation you need on the way to mount st. Helens for a hike). Lastly, there was someone "taking care of the cat" in an apartment downstairs who i didn't know and it disrupted the privacy. I would not stay here again.
Veronica User Profile
Response from Veronica:
Israel is clearly immature. His praise of the home, my hospitality and even the cat for all but the last day was high and joyful. Unfortunately, when my cat sitter who checked in on my cat and house while I was away (which I told Israel about before his arrival) told me they had a pit bull and my cat was missing, that they were playing loud music into the night and smoking pot and she didn't feel safe to stay at the house, I called Israel. He never asked or told me about the pit bull and became very defensive and unapologetic. I never called him a liar but I did call him on breaking almost all the house rules and being disrespectful of me and the home. They left the house a mess. I would never recommend him or them as guests and don't believe they left an honest review but rather a guilty slander because they got caught.
August 2017

Jennifer User Profile
August 2017
Veronica is a terrific host! She took the time to meet us at the house and show us around. The warm welcome went beyond that; she left us a bottle of wine, some snacks and a few breakfast items! We felt very at ease in her home the entire visit. I think it is perfectly located; outside the city but close enough that we could be downtown with just a 15-20 minute drive. We spent every evening and every morning on the spacious deck enjoying the beautiful view of the lake. You definitely need to make a stop at Both Ways Cafe for breakfast!

Seattle, Washington, United StatesJoined in April 2015
Veronica User Profile
Active Pacific Northwest native and have dual American/European citizenship. Love the outdoors especially the mountains and beaches. I'm knowledgeable about fun recreational areas and other enjoyable things to do here from wine tasting, art/museum visits, city neighborhood tours,…
Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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