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"The Perch" Vintage 1930's view cottage, blocks to Beach, private and quiet

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Great View Of Puget Sound & Olympic Mountains, Check in 4pm, Check out 11am

Follow the garden path past the main house to "The Perch", a Depression Era guest cottage. Once used as the current owner's art studio, The Perch has a commanding view of Puget Sound, it's islands, ships, and sea life, and the Olympic Mountains beyond.

It's well known that summers in Seattle are incredible but fall and winter storms can be spectacular to watch from The Perch as they forge their way across Puget Sound.

Surrounded by windows, the main level includes a full kitchen and a studio layout with a small dining table, queen bed, two leather chairs, and TV/DVD. Take the narrow funky stairs (companionway?) to the lower level where you'll find the bathroom, a small dressing room, and a door to your own private hillside deck. There is no air conditioning, but screened windows and doors and the breeze off Puget Sound keeps the air moving and cooler.

Short walk to the following:

- Buses to downtown Seattle

(Easy access to stadiums for Sounder, Seahawks, and Mariners games)

- 2 neighborhood restaurants and bakery

- Lincoln Park and outdoor saltwater pool (pool open Memorial Day to Labor Day only)

- Fauntleroy Ferry dock

- Local beach access 2 blocks to each of 2 beaches

Also located in West Seattle within 5 miles of The Lookout:

- Alki Beach - A true beach community with beach volleyball, fire rings, restaurants, great people watching, a passenger ferry to downtown, and the best view of downtown in all Seattle.

- The Alaska Junction - A vast variety of restaurants, brew pubs, deli's, bakeries, and our own Easy Street Records (they sell vinyl and breakfast!)

- The Admiral Junction - Similar to the Alaska Junction but with a flavor all it's own. And a movie theater!

(FYI: these "junctions" are where SW Alaska Street and Admiral Way SW each cross the main West Seattle north-south street, California Ave SW. There is also the smaller, but closer Morgan Junction about 2 miles from The Lookout.)

- Westwood Village Shopping Center - Very near The Lookout with a variety of stores (Target, Marshall's), restaurants (Starbucks, Vatsana's Thai) and other stores for your convenience (QFC, Rite Aid Pharmacy).

Amenities:

- Queen size bed

- Full Kitchen with sink, refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, teapot

- Basic cable Xfinity and DVD player

- Wireless Internet

- Street parking (free)

Sorry but no smoking and no pets.

PLEASE NOTE: Seattle is a very progressive (some might say aggressive) recycle-conscious community. Detailed instructions for how to separate waste and receptacles for each type of waste are located in the unit. We understand that it may be a little confusing at first but with just a little effort, and reading, it's actually pretty easy to accomplish. If after your stay we feel an honest attempt hasn't been made to separate the waste we may deduct a portion of your deposit. If we don't separate it we get nasty notes and even fines from the city. Thank you in advance for your efforts!

The Perch Cottage is accessed by short garden path and 6 steps down to the front porch.

Also, see our apartment in the main house, "The Lookout", for additional accommodations. Look for #611099.

More Details

Owner
Kristi Nilson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2017

About Kristi Nilson

Two professionals working from this home with three grown children.

Kristi Nilson purchased this cottage in 1991

Why Kristi Nilson chose West Seattle

private, quiet, safe, comfortable, and close to: airport, sports stadiums, downtown events, and beautiful parks and beaches

What makes this cottage unique

Traveling with others? Don't want two levels? Need a big covered patio to enjoy the view? See our other unit on the same property at #611099.

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
SeaTac Airprt
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Endolyne Joe's & Guadalajara
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Fauntleroy Ferry Dock
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
West Seattle Golf (Municipal)
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak & light rail
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Hwy 518 to I-5
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Endolyne Joe's & Guadalajara
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Fauntleroy Cove and Lincoln Park

If you are traveling with another party or more people, ask about "The Lookout", a separate entry apartment for 2 people (in main house) located just 10 paces from The Perch.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Endolyne in West Seattle

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is small and has a tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Part of main floor studio layout
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • roller blading
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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"The Perch" Vintage 1930's view cottage, blocks to Beach, private and quiet
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5

The best!!! Amazing view!!! Super comfortable space! We WILL return!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a cozy, unique place to stay while in Seattle checking out colleges. Having never been to Seattle I was unsure ....but we scored a WINNER! Kristi is an amazing host, 'the perch'' is beyond words amazing...really! Built in the 1930's... but well kept and clean.

We walked to the bakery every morning because it was THAT good....walked to the ferry, walked to the beach, walked to just see the neighborhood - all unique and beautiful.

The stairs to the bathroom would be difficult for anyone who can't do stairs but anyone else would love, love,love this place!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome view!

  • 5 of 5

Nice, quaint cottage with a great view of Puget Sound. Very close to the ferry for a quick trip to Vashon Island. Also great bakery close by and a small town market with friendly people. Great overall experience!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quaint cabin with great views over Puget Sound

  • 5 of 5

The Perch was just as described and was a perfect place to stay away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Seattle. The cabin was clean and well maintained and we would be happy to recommend this as a place to stay for friends and family. There is a local bar/restaurant within walking distance if you don't want to cook in the evening and also a bakery to get fresh baked goodies for breakfast.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

The view, the quiet, the serenity was awesome.

  • 4 of 5

We loved the Perch and if we ever go back to Seattle we will try to stay at the perch.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I enjoyed staying at The Perch. The water views were mesmerizing. Many amenities were there waiting for our arrival. We felt like we were staying as a guest with special friends. Thank you for a wonderful stay. Go Mariners💙

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Great!

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Fantastic views of the Sound you can see from your bed! So very peaceful and quiet! Lovely flowers surrounding the property, too.

We would DEFINITELY go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Endolyne, 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
 
Fall Special
3 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£144
for 2 nights
From
£72
£455
£1,137
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£167
for 2 nights
From
£83
£531
£1,744
 
 
Summer
29 Jun 2018 - 1 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£174
for 2 nights
From
£87
£550
£2,047
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£174
for 2 nights
From
£87
£550
£2,047
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £94.78

Owner'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.
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