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JOYFULL ADVENTURES - ROMANTIC HOUSEBOAT BOAT & BREAKFAST'

Joy M. Nelson

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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JOYFULL ADVENTURES - ROMANTIC HOUSEBOAT BOAT & BREAKFAST'

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday boat in Seattle - Joyfull Adventures

Boat, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Joyfull Adventures - the name says it all. I will provide you with a trip customized to your expectations. The boat is warm and cozy even in the winter months.

You may want to cruise locally in Lake Union or go through Portage Bay into Lake Washington. You'll see the University of Washington and many of the houseboats that were made popular in the movie 'Sleepless in Seattle'.

The views of Mt. Rainier to the south or Mt. Baker to the north are spectacular. If ocean cruising is your passion, we can pass through the Ballard Locks, an adventure in itself, out into the Puget Sound. From there we can cruise south and explore Seattle's waterfront or travel to one of the nearby islands. If you want to cruise up to the San Juan Islands this can be booked and would need to be a 1-2 week trip. As there are many variables some pricing will need to be discussed when you call. I do liveaboard so am present, very informative and will be the captain on boat outings. I have one friendly cat, Bunny. If you are looking for that romantic getaway, you will be completely pleased with staying onboard for your Joyfull Adventure. I am within walking distance to the Space Needle and downtown Seattle. There are wonderful restaurant's very close by the boat and we can also take the boat out to a restaurant. If you want to eat in, the kitchen is fully stocked and don't forget the BBQ to cook up fabulous steaks or seafood of choice.

Keywords: Boat, liveaboard, fabulous views of Seattle and the space needle. It is NOT cold on this boat in the winter. It is warm and cozy.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Joy M. Nelson (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Joy M. Nelson

Captain Joy Nelson will lead your Joyfull Adventure and she has a wide range of experiences to safely pilot and navigate you on your trip. You are in the hands of a professional who has a master license for vessels up to 100 tons.

As a registered nurse, Captain Nelson can handle medical emergencies if they occur. Captain Nelson is also a licensed commercial airline pilot and is a certified PADI scuba diver. Those who are scuba certified will appreciate Captain Nelson’s underwater tours of Puget Sound and the San Juan island dive sites. Captain Nelson is also a licensed Ordain Minister.

Captain Nelson is known as a gracious host and gourmet cook. Your comfort on board is of prime importance. Captain Nelson has high energy and an infectious laugh. When you're on board with her, you'll feel right at home.

Joy M. Nelson purchased this boat in 2002

Why Joy M. Nelson chose Seattle

I bought this unique stable vessel to meet and share with others. It is a great way and super relaxing way to get out on the water. Seattle is such a beautiful city to live in let alone on a boat with the views of the downtown and the space needle.

What makes this boat unique

One of the unique benefits is the fabulous views of the downtown day or at night. When the sun sets on the buildings of the downtown or capital hill the windows light up and glow shades of yellows and reds. It is awesome to enjoy the hot tub day or night and than jumping from the boat or going down the slide right at the dock. Come on in, the water is great. I am super close to entertainment, the city, on the bus line and an abundance of places to eat out at.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Joy to the World, we had so much fun!! We toured the Christmas lights, we drank the yule tide log and listened to carolers sing and sing. Thank you so much for having us on your beautiful boat and home. It was so much fun!!We've never experienced Christmas on the water before and it was such a treat to se the lights from this vantage point. I'm sure the kids will remember this for years to come!
Dec 2013
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

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Joyfull Adventures - Romantic Houseboat Boat & Breakfast'
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
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Joyfull Adventures - Romantic Houseboat Boat & Breakfast'
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p359780vb
-206-396-4477
Seattle Washington
Washington State
5

Tie Dye Wedding

  • 5 out of 5
We planned our wedding for over a year and found Joy and her boat and had to have it! We wanted a low key fun day and nothing traditional. This boat and Joy definitely fit the bill. We invited our family and very close friends and several had small children. There was a little something for everyone. The view of Seattle from the water was spectacular and the people who traveled from far away were in total awe. The kids loved the hot tub and the adults made total fools of themselves going down the slide!

My new husband and and I remained on the boat for the most romantic evening we had ever imagined. Nothing like a hot tub at midnight in the rain. It was so awesome and everyone enjoyed themselves. Joy made every one feel welcome and was quite the entertainer. Burlap and lace and tie dye attire with the coolest music ever made for the most special wedding ever! Joy definitely got her groove back!
  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Joyfull Adventures - Romantic Houseboat Boat & Breakfast'
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p359780vb
-206-396-4477
Seattle Washington
Seattle
5

Girls weekend

  • 5 out of 5
We got five women together for a girls weekend slumber party. We had a blast!

Joy helped us load our provisions and get us settled. Soon we were cruising Lake Union in the sunshine and sipping cocktails on the roof deck.

We went ashore for dinner and when we got back Joy had the hot tub warmed up and ready for us.

Joy was cooking up breakfast and we were off on another cruise - this time to Fremont and Ballard.

It was a perfect grown-up slumber party!

Thank you, Joy!
  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
Joyfull Adventures - Romantic Houseboat Boat & Breakfast'
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p359780vb
-206-396-4477
Seattle Washington
Everett, WA, USA
5

65th BIRTHDAY

  • 5 out of 5
March can be an iffy month weather-wise, you never know what you're going to get. But I wanted an outdoorsy adventure to celebrate my 65th year, so I booked a cruise, dinner and overnight with Joy. It had been raining all day and and the weather report wasn't hopeful, but when we got aboard, the boat was cozy and warm and had huge windows so I knew we'd at least be comfortable and would be able to enjoy the cruise. Well, the gods must have been shining on us, because shortly after we got underway, the skies parted, the sun came out and warmed us and we were gifted a partial rainbow. Joy is a GREAT host who works to make sure you have a wonderful time, and we did. I highly recommend Joyfull Adventures for a very special time. I look forward to going back!
  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Joyfull Adventures - Romantic Houseboat Boat & Breakfast'
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p359780vb
-206-396-4477
Seattle Washington
Seattle
5

Bridal Shower

  • 5 out of 5
Totally recommend!! Joy was super easy to work with and her boat is awesome! I hired her for a private cruise to host a bridal shower for a friend who used to live in Seattle. It was the perfect way to see Seattle sights and we were the envy of other boaters :) Lots of room for a party and great excursions and views. You can't beat waking up in the morning to a boatside view of Lake Union. It was great!!!
  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers
business
Joyfull Adventures - Romantic Houseboat Boat & Breakfast'
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p359780vb
-206-396-4477
Seattle Washington
San Francisco
5

FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE!!!

  • 5 out of 5
Rather than the "run of the mill" of even the finest hotel rooms, staying on Joy's Houseboat was an incredible experience. Located in the downtown area and beautiful Lake Union, our anniversary trip to Seattle is a most memorable experience thanks to the hospitality of Joy and staying on her Houseboat. We cooked in and also conveniently went out for meals. We saw sights, including the trip to the Boeing factory and the Pike Place Market, "which are must sees". We were conveniently located near the best shopping, the Convention Center, the Space Needle, etc.. And we took the Houseboat out on Lake Union and learned the sights of Seattle by motoring around the Lake in elegant style. It was exciting to cruise out and dock up at a restaurant for Brunch. This was all coordinated by Joy who assists your needs at every turn. I was even able to conduct business through the boat's high speed wireless internet and satellite TV. If you are looking for a change of pace and want to enjoy the best way to experience Seattle, my wife and I would definitely recommend Joyfull Adventures
  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Joyfull Adventures - Romantic Houseboat Boat & Breakfast'
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p359780vb
-206-396-4477
Seattle Washington
Michigan
5

WHAT A TREAT!!!!

  • 5 out of 5
Joy has the BEST thing going here! The views, the swimming, the breakfasts (yum!). We could sit up in the garden for hours, mesmerized by the activities on Lake Union and the view of Seattle and surrounding areas. We did go down the slide and jump off the upper deck to cool off, and the water was perfect! Joy is so helpful, she even drove us to Ballard for a shopping excursion, and gave us a quick tour on the way. We absolutely loved this visit to Seattle!!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Seatac Airport
Nearest Barpub
China Harbor
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
All downtown ferries
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Interurban
Nearest Train
3 Miles
downtown King street
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
China Harbor
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Snoqualmie
Nearest Beach
On the beach
Car: not necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday boat in Seattle, Washington

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Winter Mid-Week
2 Oct 2014 - 28 May 2015
1 night minimum stay
$357
for 1 night
From
$302
From
$549
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $82 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
29 May 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,702
for 2 nights
From
$824
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$357
for 1 night
From
$302
 

Additional information about rental rates

Gas per hour for cruises $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.8%
Notes You will have an amazing experience onboard Joyfull Adventures. Anchoring out in a bay and waking out there is priceless. I am a great tour advisor with a wealth of information and suggestions that will help you make the most of your vacation time and will save you money.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday boat in Seattle in Washington

Property Type:
  • boat
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 840 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Captain's Salon - 1 Large Double Bed , Room has Satellite TV, DVD player, etc.
    First Mate's Salon - 1 Double Bed
    The Penthouse - 1 Double Bed , Comfortable loft.
    Living Room Futon - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , One deluxe queen-sized futon.
  • Queen size Beds (1) Excellent sleeping conditions. Warm and very cozy., Double Beds (2) The third bed is called 'the penthouse.' It is a double bed that is in a small room. You crawl into it as the ceiling is 36 inches high.Check out the video. It is super fun, cozy, a private nook. All younger ones fight for the room. 'I have my own space.' Even when two sleep in their. Super comfy. It is a whole new way of saying 'crawling in for the night', Twin or Single Beds (1) My boat accommodates 6. You will have MORE than a room with a view. I usually sleep up in the garden during the summer.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
I have a 1989 Honda Pacific Coast that I can rent out if you have a valid current endorsement and your own insurance. I would be willing to rent it per week for 300.00. Back to my boat: On top of the boat there is a 10 X 10' garden (beer/wine garden) along with the hot tub with full views of the downtown and the space needle. We can take the boat out cruising on Lake Union, Lake Washington or out to the Puget Sound. I design the trip around your vacation.
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