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Description from owner

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Bedrooms 2 / Bathroom 1 / Sleeps 4 / Cottage
Bedrooms: 2  Bathroom: 1   Sleeps: 4  Type: Cottage

1 Shower

Sweet 1920's cottage in North Seattle

The cottage welcomes guests with an inviting mix of vintage charm and 21st century updates. It sits in an evolving garden on its own lot, next door to our house. Our north Seattle neighborhood offers a quiet and convenient springboard to the Seattle area's wonderful attractions.

Beadboard and shingle walls, an antique stained glass window and a tile floor in the foyer welcome visitors to the front door. The foyer opens into the warm fir floors of the living room, where a comfortable vintage sofa and rocker allow you to relax with a book, the stereo/iPod dock, or the flatscreen TV. Netflix streaming is included, along with a DVD player. A wall of bookshelves is stocked with a variety of reading material, and a cabinet houses an assortment of games and puzzles. Wireless internet and a small desk provide a comfortable workspace if needed.

The newly remodeled kitchen features soapstone counters, custom cabinets, deep farmhouse sink, and new refrigerator, small dishwasher, and microwave hood. (The stove was not replace). Cookware is on hand to prepare full meals for family or friends. The kitchen is stocked with a variety of breakfast foods, plus pantry basics such as cooking oil and spices. An ironing board, original to the house, is built into a cabinet in the kitchen wall (the iron is 21st century!). The floors are the original fir, newly exposed and refinished.

A table and chairs are tucked in a beadboard-lined nook off the kitchen, with large windows offering a view of the back garden. and a heated tile floor.21st century!).

The bathroom maximizes its small footprint with great function and thoughtful details. It features the charm of a marble hex-tile floor with the modern comfort of radiant heat to keep toes toasty. The quiet overhead fan also offers a heater and nightlight. Shelves and wallhooks are conveniently placed to keep your gear handy around the pedestal sink. A vintage light fixture and medicine cabinet combine with tile walls and a curbless shower to create a comfortable, eclectic space.

The larger bedroom features a queen bed with brass headboard. The smaller bedroom offers a double bed with painted iron headboard. In warm weather, both beds offer high thread-count cotton sheets; soft European flannel sheets are supplied in winter. A variety of cotton, wool, and down blankets and comforters allows you to customize the level of warmth and weight you sleep with, and several types of pillows allow you a choice of support. Each bedroom includes a clock radio and ceiling fan.

A new, full-sized, front load washer and dryer are stacked by the back door, making it easy to run a load of laundry if you need to. Detergent and stain remover are kept stocked.

The private backyard offers a patio and yard furniture where you can enjoy your morning coffee or relax with a book. Help yourself to the organically grown herbs, tomatoes and berries for your cooking, or cut some fresh lavender to tuck into your pillowcase. We will work around your schedule for lawn mowing and garden maintenance.

TripAdvisor property ID 2293143

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Book this 2 bedroom cottage in Seattle today! A total of 4 people can sleep here comfortably.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 21 reviews.

Costs vary, with the average weekly rate as low as $784 to as high as $1075, depending on travel dates.

The owner responds to 100% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Dec 18, 2018.

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About the owner

About the owner

April K.
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Calendar last updated:
18 Dec 2018
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English



Check in time:16:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: $150.00
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Seattle Attractions




  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central heating
  • Clothes dryer
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine

Phone / Internet

  • Internet access
  • Wireless Internet

Property Features

  • High chair
  • Parking


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Satellite TV
  • TV


  • Patio
  • Shared garden


  • Children
  • Pets
  • Smoking not allowed


  • 1 Shower


Reviews (21)

Excellent – based on 21 reviews Excellent
21 reviews

Very Good

“Great cottage!”

Reviewed 26 Oct 2017

April was fantastic and the place was perfect. Will definitely try to stay again next time I'm in Seattle.

“Excellent Experience”

Reviewed 30 Apr 2014

I travelled to Seattle on business and decided to rent this property instead of a hotel. We arrived and saw this beautiful home clean and furnished well. They even had snacks and other foodie items. The backyard was very comfortable. The beds were very comfortable and had a great sleep. The owner was amazing and had great conversation and provided suggestions for restaurants. I will be returning when I am in Seattle again.

“Home away from Home”

Reviewed 3 Feb 2014

We had a wild week in Seattle filled with ER visits and all. But the cottage remained our home always. We all couldn't love to come home every day!! We will definitely be back soon!!

“Comfort away from home”

Reviewed 2 Nov 2013

What a lovely place. The owners have gone out of their way and above and beyond to make guests feel at home and welcome. We found everything we could possibly need. The kids played games and never watched television the entire visit. The heated floor in the bathroom was lovely. The beds were cozy and comfortable. I honestly wished we could have stayed longer. The my daughters (12 and 14) asked if we could stay there again the next time we are in Seattle and we probably will. Highly recommended.

“Such a wonderful cottage!”

Reviewed 26 Oct 2013

My boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this very sweet 1920's cottage. After a drive from Boston it felt like we had come home. April and Mike had left some goodies for our arrival and we settled right in. The kitchen had every appliance we could ask for and we were able to make many delicious meals. After 2 1/2 weeks on the road it was such a relief to have a comfortable bed to sleep in and a nice little neighborhood to walk our dog around. To top it all the bathroom floor was heated...such an amazing perk to have!! Thanks again april & Mike! We will definitely suggest out of towners to spend some time in your cottage!

Response from the owner Thank you, Liz, it was a pleasure hosting you!

Review 1-10 of 21

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