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Waterfront Cottage on Quiet Beach, West Seattle

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 520 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

Beach Cottage Seattle is just footsteps from the beach, 9 miles from downtown, 9 miles from SeaTac airport, and a delightful getaway. Constructed in the 1970s, the cottage has been lovingly updated by its newest owners. The cottage’s westward view of Puget Sound faces Vashon Island and beautiful Seattle sunsets. Seabirds, occasional seals and eagles can be seen. When the tide is out, long walks are in.

Sit on the deck and watch the day light up and the sun set.

Listen to the birds call and the waves roll against the shore.

Relax in the cozy reading nook and gaze at the water between chapters.

Look around at the custom wood ceilings, cast glass light fixtures, paintings, and other thoughtful details.

The kitchen is well-equipped with utensils, dishes, pots & pans, a coffee maker, toaster, and microwave. You will have WiFi, basic cable, DVD, iPod dock, and a local use, land-line phone. The bedroom has a comfy queen size bed, good closet space and a dresser. There is a full bathroom, and the reading nook in the living room has outlets to accommodate laptop or iPad use. There is a single convertible couch/bed in the living room. Outdoor parking is located directly in front of the cottage, though a woodland trail or short hike up the road leads back up to public transportation if you want to leave your car behind.

Beach Cottage is located in a quiet beachfront community in West Seattle. Nearby (app. 2 miles) Westwood Village has a large grocery store, drugstore, Target, Barnes & Noble, and other shops and restaurants. You are just a few miles away from The Junction, West Seattle's shopping district, and Seattle’s renowned Lincoln Park, with beautiful waterfront and woodland trails, an outdoor saltwater swimming pool (open Memorial Day to Labor Day), and the Fauntleroy Ferry dock with service to Vashon Island and Southworth.

The owners are each only a short distance away, so within easy reach for any questions or needs.

Keywords: Waterfront , cozy cottage, quiet, romantic get-away, Seattle stay-cation,writer's retreat, pet friendly, kid friendly. Artful decor; 9 miles to downtown, 9 miles to SeaTac airport.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

Why The Owner chose West Seattle

Beach Cottage was discovered while walking in the neighborhood. It has been lovingly fixed it up for personal use and to share with others. As there are so few 'motel' rooms in West Seattle, it serves those looking for a place to stay in the area.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Arbor Heights in West Seattle

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 520 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Notes:
iPod dock

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(75 traveller reviews)

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Waterfront Cottage on Quiet Beach, West Seattle
average rating of 4.8133335 based on 75 reviews
5

Wonderful cottage, tastefully decorated with owners artwork.

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was conveniently located for us to go to Vashon Island for one day; we spent spent another afternoon in Seattle for lunch at Dukes Charter House and another day in Tacoma to the Museum of Glass Art with dinner in DesMoines at Anthony's seafood restaurant.

We spent most mornings looking out at the Puget Sound watching some of the tugs and freighters. The weather was cool and damp so we watched from the living room area. I loved the beach seat with overhead lighting and plenty of cushions.

I lived on Vashon Island in the 1980's for ten years so this was like a return trip home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bulverde, Texas
5

We enjoyed our stay immensely. Perfect location; cottage perfect for a couple & 1 dog

  • 5 of 5

The property was excellent. The view from the front balcony was spectacular. Having access to the beach park across the street worked well to walk our dog.

The cottage was very cozy and comfortable. Clean and well equipped with everything anybody would ever need.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, quiet, quaint and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a lovely stay! We so enjoyed the quiet, the beach access and the incredible views. The glow in the dark light in the bedroom charmed our little one.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Duluth, MN
4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location, great view of the sound. Nice private beach to use.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely little hideaway on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the beach cottage. It was great to relax in the evenings watching the water or walking along the beach. Listening to the waves was very peaceful. There is a little patio to sit on and enjoy the view. The cottage was clean and had everything we needed. I would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy with a Great View

  • 4 of 5

Cozy little place that has everything you need. Views are awesome right from the deck, perfect for morning coffee/breakfast. Does get hot in the afternoon sun. You will need a car as the private road to this place is 3/4 mile long with 500 feet of elevation change. Close to downtown, restaurants, and Alki beach. Owner is quick to respond and informative.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
SeaTac
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal
Car: recommended

beachcombing, birdwatching

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Arbor Heights, West

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low Season
16 Oct 2017 - 14 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£242
for 2 nights
From
£121
£789
£3,005
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £265.34
Tax Rate 10.1%

There is a $20/night charge for a fourth person.
Dogs can be welcome, subject to owner approval. $15/night for one, $25/night for two.
Most payments fully due at booking. Payment schedules can be arranged with owner if necessary.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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