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NEW! Seattle Apt w/Patio in Old Ballard District!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

** Please note that the homeowner lives in the completely separate upstairs unit of the home **

Experience the Emerald City from this chic 1-bed, 1-bath vacation rental unit for 4 in the Old Ballard District. Full of light and original charm, this storybook home offers a lovely interior, along with an outdoor walkout patio! Explore the urban neighborhood’s Ballard Locks, Golden Gardens beach and park, and lively music venues before making the short 6-mile drive into the seaport city of Seattle!

THE PROPERTY

Bedroom: Queen Bed | Living Room: Sleeper Sofa

At the end of each adventurous day in the city, there’s no other place you’d want to spend your downtime than this unit nestled in the downstairs unit of this charming home! Grab your favorite beverage and head straight for the furnished walkout patio to reflect on the day in the fresh air.

Rainy days are best spent inside this newly renovated, historic downstairs unit where vibrant colors and comfortable furnishings invite you to lounge around. Kick back on the couch in the living area next to the bright orange decorative fireplace and watch movies on the flat-screen TV with local channels and streaming capabilities.

Beautiful flooring leads you seamlessly from one room to the next in this open-concept floor plan, so you’ll have no trouble socializing with your travel companions. Late-night snacks are best prepared in the well-equipped kitchen featuring a 2-burner stove, convection oven and microwave. Enjoy your treats at the eat-in bar for 2 before calling it a night.

Rinse off in the pristine, white bathroom with walk-in shower and then head to bed in the bedroom’s plush queen bed or atop the living room’s sleeper sofa.

THE LOCATION

Nestled right near the heart of the Scandinavian, maritime town of Old Ballard, this home places you minutes from several urban attractions!

Pack a picnic and walk to the picturesque Golden Gardens park and beach along the Puget Sound, where you’ll also come across the Ballard Locks.

Watch boats come and go in the popular Ballard Locks, featuring more boat traffic than any other lock in the country, so you’re sure to see plenty of unique boats!

From the home, you’ll also be within walking distance of many excellent bars and restaurants, bakeries, a year-round Sunday farmers market, grocery and specialty food shops, a public library, small live music venues, book shops, and an outdoor skateboarding park!

Bikers, rejoice! This area is extremely bike-able, so either bring your own or utilize the floating bike share to explore the city via one of many nearby trails, including the Burke Gilman Trail, minutes from the home. You'll be able to ride neighborhood greenways straight to an area hosting 17+ craft breweries!

When you’re ready to hit the big seaport city, take a bus or drive just 6.5 miles to all of the famous attractions! Visit the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, the Seattle Center, the Olympic Sculpture Park, and the countless museums that dot the eclectic city

Please note that this home is located near train tracks, so periodically trains do audibly pass by. Please keep this in mind if you are sensitive to noise.

THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE

Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a well-equipped kitchen with 2-burner stove, convection oven/microwave, initial coffee provided (home roasted by the owners!), TV with local channels and streaming capabilities, free WiFi, furnished walkout patio, driveway parking for 1 vehicle, and much more

- Superb Seattle location in the Old Ballard Neighborhood - Walk to the Ballard Locks, Golden Gardens park and beach, bars, restaurants, music venues, book shops, an outdoor skateboarding park, grocery stores, a surf shop, kayak rental shop, the brand new Nordic Heritage Museum and more! Just 6.5 miles from Seattle!

- Nearest Commercial Airport: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport - 17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158, ( ~ 15.4 miles away)

Policies:

- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- No events, parties or large gatherings

- Please note that the homeowner lives in the completely separate upstairs unit of the home and may be present during your stay

- Also note that this property is located along the train tracks. While the trains do not blow their horns and noise is not usually a problem, there will be a sound machine and earplugs provided at the home just in case

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

- Photo ID may be required upon check-in

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment around the Sunset Hill around the Ballard

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
5

Cozy super clean.

  • 5 of 5

If I could put the cute tiny apartment in my pocket or suitcase and take it home to live in it I would. It’s immaculate, clean, just perfection. If every location I stayed in was like this it would be perfect! Better than any hotel we could’ve stayed. We loved the small touches like the coffee! Saved me from murdering my kids and husband in the morning or finding them a new mom. Great place.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The place is great. Very thoughtful design.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights and were very pleased. The design of the recently remodeled unit is nice. The bed was comfortable and pretty much everything was great. Some thoughts:

Location: Ballard is a bit out there, it's not terribly far from Queen Anne, University district, or downtown (about 15 minutes), but it does take a little effort to get there. We had long Lyft rides to Bellevue. However, if you were going to get this quality of a place, you’d pay a lot more to be in central downtown, no doubt. So other than being patient to get there, what it does have going for it is that it's not a touristy area, it's a neighborhood. There are a ton of great places to eat within a half mile to the east. If you like touristy, stay elsewhere.

Train noise: didn’t even notice it. Sure, it rumbles through and I guess sensitive people might mind it, but I hardly noticed it when not sleeping. I’m an earplug wearer while sleeping anyway, it didn’t wake me up even once (same for wife and child). Not a big deal to us.

Other stuff: it was close to Ballard Locks, a nice diversion. We didn’t have a chance to kayak, but I hear that’s fun. We recommend Full Tilt Ice Cream. Also, we saw a movie at the cool Majestic Bay Theater, reportedly the oldest running theater in the US. Great spot, highly recommended. Not too much time to do other things nearby, unfortunately. There are at least 5 or 6 breweries within a mile or two, as well.

Owners: I met Joel, very nice guy and accommodating. I wish I had more time to chat, I’m sure we would have shared a beer.

Overall, we recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good location in Ballard

  • 4 of 5

Clean and nice property, some train noises at night.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect home base

  • 5 of 5

Property was extremely well thought out, was an easy and pleasant walk to the Locks and the Ballard downtown. Blocks away from the bus to Seattle downtown. We were two adults with two infants, sometimes with two additional adults, and the space worked wonderfully. Owners were wonderful. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

comfortable. lovely feel for the place. very comfortable, will go again.

  • 4 of 5

very comfortable. lovely furnishings. very nice feel. will come again if we are to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

I'm ready to move in! The owners went the extra mile in this unit. They thought about everything you may need. The patio is lovely, private and comfortable. No view from the patio, but it didn't matter. The train did not bother me at all. I highly recommend this unit! I called Uber from the street so it was easier for them to find me and had no problem. I would stay here again in a heartbeat! Enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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