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Alki Beach Harbor House, 420 Friendly, Where Beach living meets City life

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Canna friendly, waterfront, city view, 3 sleeping area, 3 baths,beach,water taxi

Where Beach Living Meets City Life

Is the most sought after waterfront home on Alki. It is a short walk to the Seattle Water Taxi and numerous activities. A home that is an artistic architectural landmark in a superb location with a phenomenal unobstructed views of Seattle and Elliot Bay. The Seattle Water TaxI cruises you in minutes to Seattle’s downtown and stadiums. The myriad of activities, steps from your door include, kayaking, paddle boarding, biking, scuba diving, beach walking and more. It is situated amongst award winning restaurants, and Alki Beach’s popular strip of numerous bars, galleries, and shops.

Alki Beach Harbor House

Offers four separate sleeping areas, three bathrooms, along with numerous places within and out to relax. Soothe your soul and enjoy the view; be it by the waterfall amidst bamboo, the Green Canna Room (for smoking pleasure, legal in Washington), the tranquil Koi Pond, the Back deck where you are one with nature, or the top City view deck, while observing Eagles, people and numerous types of water craft. For added viewing pleasure, walls throughout the house, are adorned with the owner’s art and museum quality collections. Just being will occupy and amuse you for hours.

The house offers easy commutes to and from SeaTac airport, I-5, 99, and the surrounding Seattle area. The Seattle Metro Bus system, a complimentary local shuttle, and Uber are steps away. You have 1 dedicated onsite parking space. You will surely have your needs and desires met as you enjoy all the amenities that accompany this fully equipped home.

More Details

Property Manager
Rahel Cook
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Rahel Cook

THE OWNERS: In the mid 60’s the Seattle skyline had the Space Needle to the North and The Smith Tower to the South. There was nothing tall in-between the two notable structures. This is when I purchased this property, thinking I would live in the small beach cottage a few years. As time elapsed Seattle was growing, memories were created that could not be made today. My children diving off the old Sea Crest Marina piers, mooring our boat steps from our front door, sailing across Elliot Bay to Seattle, are but a few. Years went by, the memories and stories flourished and I realized I loved the house and area and was destined to stay. The house was so small it needed to grow. The first growth spurt was in the mid 70’s, when the children and the house grew taller. Next came 1980, the year I met my future husband. We complemented each other’s passion for art and creating with space. The spirit of the house and its land generously continued giving us the opportunity to fulfill our visions and dreams, often in the face of local growth obstacles. Today the Marina and boats are gone, the Seattle skyline is magnificent, and the house is beyond recognition of its former self. It welcomes the multitude of changes it observes and the attention it gets.. It deserves to be shared, through it you know the owners. Our home invites you to create your own stories and memories. Enjoy!

Rahel Cook purchased this house in 1964

What makes this house unique

Superb Location, water taxi to Seattle waterfront, downtown, stadiums, museums, galleries and shopping. Beach, water activities and rentals, kayaking, biking, scuba diving, award winning restaurants, home has unique features with numerous places to relax and enjoy the stunning Seattle City Skyline.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Your experience (public)

Just spent a girls' weekend (not nearly enough time) at Alki Beach Harbor House and we're already talking about our next visit. Rahel was an absolute pleasure to deal with and responded to any queries we had almost immediately. The excellent service plus the unique layout of the home, peaceful sitting areas and abundance of art made our stay a wonderful experience. We appreciated having access to bicycles for the weekend and loved taking morning rides alongside Puget Sound. Our only hesitation in booking was location, as we weren't sure that the water taxi service into downtown Seattle would be as easy as advertised...it absolutely was! $5.25 and a 15 minute ride took us very close to Pike Place Market, Safeco Field and anywhere else we needed to be. There is also a Safeway within a 20 minute walk (or 5 minute car-to-go ride) to stock the fridge during your stay. All in all, Alki Beach Harbor House is a wonderful place to stay while in Seattle...I heartily recommend it!



Stayed (public)

April 2016
Apr 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in North Admiral in North Admiral

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Extra guest fee applies after first 2 guests.
  • Non-negotiable cleaning fee per stay applies
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , main floor bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Very large ensuite with deep jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 bathrooms total, 1 bathroom on each floor. Lower bathrooms are small.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1: Master Suite on Top Floor - 1 Large Double Bed , Spectacular City View from Bed and sitting area
    Bedroom 2: with additional but private sleeping area - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Located on the main floor
  • There are a total of 4 separate sleeping areas at the Alki Beach Harbor House. Master suite is located on the top floor with an unbelievable view. The 2nd Bedroom is located on the main floor and has a queen sized bed. The 3rd Bedroom has a double bed plus a bonus sleeping area on the lower level.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

Location, Views, Art!

  • 5 of 5

Rented this place for my artist mother to stay in for her bday. The home is full of incredibly unique art and was so fun to explore and hang out in. Perfect entertainment and views for the rainy days, and the location was ideal to get downtown by water taxi.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Refreshing and a seriously amazing home and environment!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at at least 50 vacation rentals over the past 10 years and this one ranks right at the top. Everything thing you need is available. The vibe of this home is blessed with life. You can,t help but feel relaxed. The owner and host were easy to reach when we had questions. I have no recommendations. Thank you for sharing your home. We look forward to returning this summer and will hope to stay here when we do.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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10/10 Experience!

  • 5 of 5

A few friends and I ended a weeklong road trip in Seattle and although the trip would have been an unforgettable experience regardless, being able to cap off the trip in this house made the whole trip that much more special. One of the coolest homes I have ever seen - sometimes we had difficulty getting out and exploring because we were so content just staying in! Easy ferry ride to Pike Place, numerous bike sharing services just across the street and a jaw-dropping view of Seattle's skyline.. what more could you ask for?! Rahel was also amazing - timely and helpful with responses to any questions or inquiries we had and as nice as could be. I am already looking forward to my next visit to Seattle and I'll have to recruit some fellow travelers because there is no way I can pass up staying in this gem if available!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Interesting eclectic property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful interesting place with superb views, plenty of space and all possible amenities in a very convenient location for downtown Seattle and Alki beach.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Excellent for a relaxing getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I hosted a girls weekend here and it was wonderful. The location can’t be beat. The water taxi to downtown is literally across the street. The view from every level of this eccentric home is incredible. I highly recommend this home.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A piece of Alki Beach history...

  • 5 of 5

A unique and historic piece of Alki Beach.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
SeaTac
Nearest Barpub
Saltys on Alki, Marination
Nearest Ferry
Seattle Water taxi into the city
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
West Seattle Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
Saltys on Alki, Marination.
Nearest Beach
Alki beach
Car: not necessary

Aside from numerous water related activities, West Seattle is known for its numerous walking/bike trails, large 'Old growth Forest Parks',( Lincoln Park, Schmitz Park, Camp Long,) Longfellow Creek walking trail, Duwamish River pocket parks and bike trail and its Chinese gardens. It hosts a Sunday Farmers Market, along with many art, music, and cultural events throughout the year. Trips to many Islands by boat only. The water Taxi will take you to the main Ferry terminal.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in North Admiral, Seattle

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
4 Jan 2018 - 23 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£648
for 2 nights
From
£256
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,316
for 3 nights
From
£393
 

Additional pricing information

Extra Guest Fee £10.71 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £357.15
Cleaning fee per 2 £125
Tax Rate 10.1%

Cannabis permitted in Green Canna room only.
Check in 4:00
Check out 11:00
Refunds in full up to 30 days prior to arrival.
Cleaning fees based on one couple, add $15.00 each additional person per night
Water features may provide danger!!
No children under 12 years old, due to numerous water features, architectural and design elements.
Read rental contract carefully, as we strictly enforce all contractual conditions and exclusions.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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