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New Sound View Retreat - 6 minutes to Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Studio bedroom + #2 Murphy bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8

Rent this 1,000 sq.ft. space for a weekend, re-unions, business meetings, or a place to live while looking for a new home while relocating. This unit is pet-free and smoke-free. Must be 21 yrs of age to rent.

LOCATION is 20 minutes south of SeaTac international Airport, 35 minutes from Seattle, minutes away from major medical hospitals, and about 10 minutes from a major Mall for all your shopping needs. We have grocery stores and a Costco only minutes away. Walk to the Sound. Dash Point State Park and Knutsen local Theater minutes away. We are only a few minutes away from the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center where many competitive events, including Olympic trials, are held as well as a public swim/lap facility.

Enjoy this new, beautiful apartment with a view of Puget Sound and the Olympics. It sports bamboo flooring, tile flooring, new rugs throughout, washer/dryer, and a wheel chair access ramp to the front door. We now have a dedicated security system in the apartment also.

SLEEPING FOR 8 - 4 BEDS plus infant sleeping

#1 Master Bedroom

This is a separate bedroom. It has a queen-sized bed with a memory-foam topper.

#2 Murphy Bed #1 - Convertible bedroom

This is a queen-sized bed with a memory-foam mattress. It is located in a large space off the living room. It has a curtain wall that can be closed for privacy or opened to include it into the great room. When you put the bed up into the wall, this area becomes part of the great room creating a lot of space to move around and accommodating larger amounts of people.

#3 Murphy Bed #2

This is a new bed we just installed in 2014. It is a Double sized bed. It has a new innerspring/memory foam mattress.

#4 Hide-a-bed

This is a double bed located in the living room sectional. It has a foam topper.

#5 Pack-n-Play

We have a Laura Ashley deluxe model with a changing table, and infant sling. It can double for a playpen. We also have a high chair.

ENJOY THE KITCHEN which includes granite counter tops, all stainless appliances, abundant cabinets, full range of small appliances, and all decked out with everything from dishes, glassware, cutlery, pots/pans and spices. Appliances include a new Electrolux 28CUFT refrigerator/freezer, a new GE electric glass-topped stove, a Jen-Air microwave , and a quiet, Bosch dishwasher. The water from the refrigerator and and faucet are both filtered.

Kitchen island is on rollers to accommodate any way you wish to use the space.This kitchen is ready to cook for a private party of two to a re-union dinner. We can probably accommodate you with any kitchen items you might like for your stay. You can enjoy your morning coffee at the bar or in the breakfast nook at the small glass, pub table.


We have a unique situation, as we have a glass-topped cherry, 14’ conference table. The comfortable 10 leather chairs are on rollers, as well as swivel and recline. This would make a lovely place for a family gathering or a business meeting. This table will easily seat 14 people.


Enjoy the 48”, flat screen TV, with the DVD player, including cable, and Wireless internet, and now with true Surround Sound. There is a Wii player available upon request. Watch your favorite shows from the two recliners that are part of the leather sectional.


The bathroom has marble countertops, tile flooring, a double-sized shower with “overhead rain shower,” massage jets, and a hand-held shower head. Two luxury bathrobes will be hanging on the back of the door for your use.


The covered patio includes a full BBQ and patio furniture. More is available upon request. A lovely place to enjoy the view of the Sound and the Olympics. We have recently added a new fire pit to our side patio area. This will make for many delightful evenings, even when the evenings cool down.

Stay in the winter months and enjoy Snoqualamie Pass, just one hour away, with all that a ski area has to offer. Come any other time and enjoy the great hiking trails.

Free off-street parking. You must be at least 21 years of age to rent this apartment.

Check-in time: 4:00

Check-out time: 10:00 unless otherwise worked out with the owner.

Keywords: Apartment, modern, new,

More Details

Joan Mullen, Gerry Mullen
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Joan Mullen, Gerry Mullen

We are Gerry and Joan.

We live in the upper portion of the home. Gerry is a custom home builder and he just finished off this apartment in 2012.

Joan Mullen, Gerry Mullen purchased this apartment in 2012

What makes this apartment unique

We love it here in the Northwest, where we enjoy the views of the Olympics as well as Puget Sound. We are within 30-45 minutes of Tacoma and Seattle with all they have to offer, as well as only being 20 minutes from Seatac airport.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Federal Way in King County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We live in a neighborhood. We ask for quiet talk outside after about 8:00m.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is outfitted with a rain shower, hair dryer, robes and a lighted make-up mirror. All towels are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , This bed has a memory foam topper.
    Hide a Bed - 1 Double Bed , Located in couch sectional.
    Murphy convertable bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , This bed has a memory foam mattress. It has a curtain wall.
    Murphy bed #2 - 1 Double Bed , New foam/spring mattress. Inset into one wall.
  • The Master Bedroom has a queen bed with a memory foam topper. The Murphy is also a queen with a memory foam mattress. We recently added another double Murphy Bed that pulls down when needed. There is a double hide-a-bed in the sectional. We also have a single aerobes that can be used for greater separation of sleeping quarters.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Large 14' conference table with 8 leather chairs


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New Sound View Retreat - 6 minutes to Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center
average rating of 5.0 based on 54 reviews

Nice and cozy small home with relaxing patio!

  • 5 of 5

This place has everything you need for a great getaway. Plenty of space to spread out. So much better than a cramped hotel. Close to both Tacoma and Seattle and Dash Point State Park. Can't wait to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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A stay that far exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to Federal Way to visit family in the area. We could not have picked a better place to spend our time in the Seattle area. The home, and I must say home, because our hosts, Joan and Gerry Mullen made us feel like we were at home, was well located, extremely clean, and well equipped. Even though only my wife and I stayed here, given the large size of the living area, we were able to have family over almost every evening for meals and visits. I also enjoyed morning coffee in the flower garden. I just cannot say enough good about our stay here. We hope to make a return visit in 2018.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nothing bad to say! Owners provided snacks and some staples to get us started. Also provided toiletries in bathroom. Much better than a hotel. Will stay here in the future if we ever come back.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and pleasant apartment with ALL amenities included. Wonderfully quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding rental and pictures are exactly as what it seems. Great owners!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The apartment was clean and had everything we needed. The pictures and descriptions were accurate.

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted when we arrived. Everything was ready for us. The hosts left detailed instructions, as well as nearby attractions. Since we were traveling with and visiting grandkids we called for more information to make sure the attractions were kid-friendly. The hosts were more than willing to assist us and answer our questions.

We had an infant with us and they provided a baby bath for us. The kitchen was well-stocked. The home was very clean and well-taken care of. The gardens were beautiful. It was very quiet and peaceful there. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone needing a comfortable, clean, and quiet place to stay. Stores and shopping were nearby as well. We had a fabulous vacation there.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just as pretty as the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

The property was just as pictured and described. The Homeowner's were as nice as could be, providing good information and lots of extras. The setting is perfect and provides a refreshing change from the busy summer crowds. Wish we could have stayed longer, and look forward to a return to this ideal spot.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Seattle Tacoma Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
King County Swim Center, Federal Way
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Twin Lakes Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Palisades Retreat Center
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
I-5 in Federal Way
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Gino's Bistro
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualamie Pass Ski Areas
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Dash Point State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Dash Point State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Knutzen Family Theatre
Nearest Point of Interest
Wild Waves Theme Park
Car: necessary

This unit is within minutes of the King Swim Center in Federal Way where a lot of competitive meets are held. We also live within minutes of several beaches, lakes, parks.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Federal Way, Washington

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150.1
Cleaning Fee £56.29 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

VRBO does not recognize "children" in its count for an Instant Quote when it counts the number of guests, but we do. We do not charge for infants, but all others are charged at $20/child/night. VRBO is working on this.

For longer stays and larger groups, we reserve the right to raise the cleaning fee appropriately.

You must be 21 years of age to reserve this apartment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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