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Alki Beach Studio Oasis Quiet Escape & Sweeping Ocean Views
Looking to get away from your normal day-to-day household? Need a quiet space to “work from home"? Come to our quiet studio & walk down to the famous Alki beach or hike at Schmitz Park nearby. Unwind on the deck & watch for whales while enjoying great views of Puget Sound & mountains.Guests love our oasis that is still close to all Alki & Seattle has to offer Studio is ground level suite with own separate entrance, which is on opposite side of owners entrance. Located in a hillside area, but manageable. Free street parking on back & side of the house. No cooktop in studio due to insurance. Just imagine if you could wake up and see the ocean and hear the seagulls in the morning? Or, possibly sight an orca or some resting seals? Our studio offers you a true beach oasis getaway , minutes walk to Seattle’s infamous Alki Beach. FEATURES: This is a 450 square foot studio suite in the lower half (above ground basement suite) of our home. We live upstairs, but the studio suite has its own separate entrance on the opposite side of our entrance-- enables true privacy. You get exclusive use of the front patio overlooking the ocean as seen in the display picture. Morning views of the mountains and beach are always guaranteed, along with majestic evening sunsets. Brand new queen sized bed promises a comfortable night's sleep. Full private bathroom with a standing shower (no tub) with all your natural shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. We do NOT HAVE A FULL KITCHEN/stove cooktop. Please see below what we do have in our kitchenette and space. Many of our guests don’t find this to be an issue as they’re always out and about sightseeing or dining nearby. INCLUDED: Microwave, mini fridge with small freezer, coffee maker, water kettle, toaster, flat screen TV with ROKU system for access to Netflix, Hulu, Youtube, & plenty of other channels. Suitcase rack, 2 freestanding fans, towels, sheets, duvet blanket, pillows, full sized dresser, space heater. Plates, bowls, glasses, wine glasses, wine & beer opener, eating utensils, coffee, teas, sugar, salt and pepper. Natural shampoo, conditioner, lotion, 2 umbrellas, iron, ironing board, steamer, hairdryer, emergency kit, fire extinguisher and carbon monoxide detector. Diffuser with essential oil for your use and a welcome basket with some travel essentials. Also available is our welcome binder with taxi contacts, local restaurants and business', emergency contacts, bus routes and schedules, ferry schedule, and other pertinent details to help facilitate a comfortable stay. THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Summer time on Alki Beach is the best! The pirates come to Alki during Seafair weekend, the Art Walk happens on the occasional Thursday , bonfire pits are free to use and salsa dancing are some of the fun events that occur on Alki. Oh, and Taichi every Saturday morning from 9-10am. Winter brings about calm and relaxing walks along the beach. Many coffee spots for your warm cup of joe including Starbucks, Top Pot Donuts and Tully's. ALKI BEACH : 400 feet away (Literally 1 minute walk to the beach) WATER TAXI: 1.5 miles (scenic walk along the beach) BUS & SHUTTLE STOP: 100 feet away from studio RENTALS: Sport rentals such as kayaking, biking, and scuba diving are also available at the water taxi station. Kayak and Bike rentals are available on the Beach during the Summer months. Highly recommend renting the tandem double Surrey bikes and take it along Alki Beach. Less than 10 minutes to reach downtown Seattle (sans traffic) and only 25 minutes from the SEATAC Airport. Key-less entry. No hassle of losing keys as no keys are required :) Code to keypad will be sent via email a few days prior to arrival. We respect your privacy and know that this is your vacation. We also love meeting new people, so you just let us know if you'd like to be greeted in person and we'll swing on by! Otherwise, we are always available by phone, text, or email. All restaurants on Alki Beach are a short walk away, as are local shops, and there's a water taxi just a little further off. Alki Beach is a beautiful public sandy beachfront and location to numerous celebrations in the Summer months, including the Seafair Pirate landing party. All Summer long, you'll see bonfires, beach volleyball & kayakers. Head to the hip urban village at West Seattle Junction to enjoy many small shops, restaurants, and bars giving West Seattle an eclectic & community vibe. The free #773 or #775 shuttle is just steps away from our house and this will take you directly to the water taxi station (water taxi station is 1.5 miles walk otherwise). The Water taxi is 10 minutes ride to downtown and cost is about $5 per person, each way. Shuttle and water taxi run on limited schedules during the Weekends & Winter, sometimes not even in service so please inquire and check their website before booking if that's important planning of your trip. You can also rent these new but reliable city bikes that are left around. Just download the app (SPIN or LIME Bikes) and find out where the nearest available bike is, then leave it in any spot once done. Rate is about $1 per 30 minutes.- very economical and practical way to explore and get around our beach neighborhood :) Uber, Lyft, Car2Go are also viable options. ReachNow is also available with SmartCars, BMWs, Mercedes-Benzs and Mini Coopers. ReachNow is a one and two-way rental car solution that can be parked and left at our house. Approximate cost is $0.41 a minute. Traffic can get pretty heavy on the West Seattle Bridge if you're getting onto the I5- BUT one of the best parts about living here in West Seattle is the the "hidden" routes and surface streets you can take to avoid the traffic jam on the WS bridge. Parking downtown Seattle is always free on Sundays and Holidays. Otherwise, parking ranges from $2-5/hour and about $20 per day for parking garages. -There are 9 steps with no hand railing to get up to our studio entrance. Please keep this in mind for late night arrival and suitcases. The auto light sensor will come on at night to aid in the night time arrivals. -We live in a very hilly area where certain parts are steep. It is definitely manageable, but not recommended for elderly or people with slight disabilities. -We do not have a washer or dryer in unit. -No Air Conditioning Unit. -We have radiant in-floor heating and it will take a couple hours for the heat to rise to your desired temperature. -We do not have a full Kitchen. No Stove/cooktop. PHOTO SHOOTS OR FILMING* *The studio does rent for photo shoots and filming but this is NOT included in the vacation rental fee. Photo/Film shoots are a different price structure, and require acceptance of filming contract. Failure to obtain written authorization will result in full forfeiture of the Fees and Security Deposit.
Jun 17 – 24
$207 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 574 reviews
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Cabin in Redmond
Whimsical House with Enchanting Gardens
Custom built space with eco-friendly sustainable materials. This place is tucked away in what feels like the country in the city...enjoy a morning with fresh coffee on the rocking chair porch and relax listening to the sounds of birds. Nice quiet space with nearby park cheer from time-to-time. This is a dog loving property with friendly neighborhood pooch's hanging out, so if you are afraid of dogs, please give us proper notice so we can accommodate. Guest access to the Gazebo, Island, 2-acre Trails and Treehouse is by APPOINTMENT ONLY for the time being - we are renovating and finishing many-a-things and will open them up for public use and fun asap. We are friendly people who respect privacy. We consider new visitors new friends and try to meet all our guests so you feel comfortable with the surroundings and enjoy them even more. We're happy to offer friendly guidance, info and support (discount for writers and artists who stay and create and share)! We really want you to enjoy your time with us. There is 3 additional buildings on the property so friendliness is a must. Nested between a park and suburban neighborhoods, the three acre property off a small graveled lane, is embraced by limited residents and undeveloped forest areas that create a secluded, quiet and private vibe. Right outside the house's gates, is a trail leading through the woods to the park for peaceful walks under giant cedars, maples, pines, and douglas firs. Giant rhodedendrons, mossy trees, and native plants bring a variety of wildlife to the property and neighborhood. Close to both 405 and 520. Walking distance to Microsoft! The bus system is within close walking distance as well and there is a path to Grasslawn park right out the door and through the woods. There's also the bike trail leading to the burke trail just a few neighborhoods away. Bike friendly and we're tuning a few of ours to also offer to our guests...stay tuned on that perk. This is a 1-bedroom facility (3-ish story) with a loft and day bed all within the same air-space as the queen main bed. So if you plan on having 4 people stay (family) you'll be bonding even more so! Bring your story books and ear plugs if you're planning on sharing the space. :) And if you're planning on taking advantage of the sofa bed downstairs in the living room - get ready to wake with the sun! East facing beds for sunrise alarms available pending the season. There are too many windows to count... Also please note that this house has many imperfections and really is more of an art project. Expect lot's of "character". There are many areas that could be better and we'll continue to improve them as we can invest in them. In the interim, we just think they are kinda cute and enjoy finding joy in our faults and imperfections. We appreciate your feedback and support by staying with us and hope to add to your enjoyment of the area and space.
Feb 2 – 9
$196 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 245 reviews
Condo in Seattle
Stroll to Pikes Market Waterfront Condo With Balcony
Drink a cup of famous local coffee while admiring the seaside view from a picture window. It's bright and airy inside, with vibrant hits of color from cushions and artwork. About the space • Door handles, toilet, shower, kitchen intense alcohol disinfected. Sheets, towels high temperature washed • Pulled-out sofa bed comfortably sleep for 2 people • Travel crib for baby • 1 free reserved garage parking • Fully stocked kitchen • Roof terrace with stunning view of the Puget sound • Library, entertainment room and conference room in the building Note: Construction is going on across the street. Living Room: open and sunny, with large windows facing south and west. Bedroom: queen bed with down bedding and 100% luxury cotton sheets; Spacious walk-in closet; Extra sofa bed with mattress pad in the living room. Bathroom: shampoo, conditioner, liquid soap, and hair blower provided. Private Balcony: loveseat seating. Kitchen: modern designed, with gas oven/stove, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, rice cooker, and plenty of cookware and dishware to prepare meals for 6 people. Entertainment: 55” 4k flat panel TV, free cable TV with Netflix and Wi-Fi are provided. Laundry room: Full size front loading Washer & Dryer with detergent and softener sheets provided. Parking: one private parking space in the secure garage below the building is included in your rent. Public Area: rooftop deck with gas built-in BBQs, conference room, club room, fitness center with hot tub and many more to explore. Guest check in with front desk of the property to get keys to enter the building and the condo. Concierge is available 24x7. The building has north entry and south entry to the under level garage which has elevators directly to the condo. Guest are welcome to contact us for any questions and recommendations while a manual book with information and recommendations is provided in the unit. This waterfront condo is nestled at the base of Pike Place Market, multiple elevators behind the building to take you to the Pike Market, across the street from the Seattle Aquarium and Pier 62. There are unobstructed views of Mt. Rainier, Puget Sound waters, and Seattle skyscrapers. PS: Some construction is going on across the street. Water Landing Condominium HOA requires that each tenant has a short-term rental lease on file.
Nov 22 – 29
$154 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 368 reviews

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Quick stats about vacation rentals with a beach view in West Seattle

Total rentals

60 properties

Wifi availability

60 properties include access to wifi

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40 properties have a dedicated workspace

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