About this listing
My warm and inviting home is perfect for short visits or extended stays!
Conveniently located near downtown Tacoma, next door to Wright Park in the charming Stadium district, Convention Center, Museum and Theatre Districts and UPS & UWT campuses.
A deeply relaxing private room in my delightful historic Tacoma home is ready to embrace you!
Perfect for solo travelers or romantic escapades this private bedroom offers a delightful feather topped bed, work space with high speed internet and a wall of books to explore!
Located in Historic Hilltop Tacoma, surrounded by the elegant Stadium District and world class Wright Park it's an easy walk to many compelling areas of interest in the Theatre, Business, and Museum Districts.
Home of the internationally renown Tacoma Glass Museum, the LeMay Car Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, Downtown Convention Center, Tacoma Dome events center, University of Washington/Tacoma Campus and the University of Puget Sound in the neighboring Proctor District.
Enjoy a wide variety of dining options, walk to the local farmers market, a fine assortment of neighboring pubs and swanky cocktail lounges!
To the north approximately 30 miles, the city of Seattle is just an express bus ride away - the express service leaves every half hour and offers a speedy direct public transportation option - keeping in mind that while Tacoma is vibrant it's quite sleepy and the public transportation system reflects this - the last bus back to Tacoma leaves downtown Seattle just prior to midnight.
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport is approximately 20 miles to the Northwest - travel times vary but typically it's about a half hour drive.
Free unlimited parking directly out front, high speed internet, office supplies and work space available as well as a deeply relaxing meditation and yoga space and comfortable lounging areas!
Enjoy my in-home Massage studio, a quiet sanctuary for meditation and deep relaxation -explore the delightful array of essential oils!
With over twenty years experience as a Licensed Massage Practitioner please consider scheduling a deeply relaxing and restorative massage session during your stay!
90 min/ $100.00
(advance notice extremely helpful in accommodating your request)
There are two shared bathrooms on the middle floor, never a wait and please make yourself right at home in the kitchen and common areas on the main floor.
There is a darling park with a playground directly next door and a larger city park with trails and a children's water park just three blocks away and a bunch of other offerings to explore nearby!
Television/cable/DVD media room
Work space with high speed Internet
Computer, printer available
Common areas of the home, massage room, kitchen, porches and garden
Interaction with Guests
I can be available for guidance and recommendations or easily reached if I'm off on my own adventure!
My home is located in a sweet enclave of thoughtfully preserved historic homes just above the theatre district in the downtown corridor.
World class performance art and cultural events happen just a few blocks away!
Many interesting and compelling services including a variety of dining options are within a moments walk. Within my block are several establishments offering artisan crafted cocktails and inspired menus!
A darling park with a community garden is right next door and a large urban park with a historic botanical conservatory is just around the corner!
Located a few blocks down the hill is a transit center with access to Express bus service to downtown Seattle and beyond.
There is a light rail "Link" that is a short walk away offering access to the Museums and State University District.
Other Things to Note
As an independent business owner in the heart of our quirky City and as a smitten longtime resident of Tacoma, I can offer a unique perspective of our beloved and often misunderstood "Gritty City"
and I know where all the really swell things things are and delight in discovering the new offerings too!
Comfortable user friendly home - things you may need to make your stay for comfortable are easy to find!
Smoking is permitted on the back patio only please!
There is a recycling bin and a food compost bin that supports our neighborhood community gardens - if there is harvestable food from our garden please enjoy it!
Parking is easy - right out front - and free!
Our resident old lady kitty, Joyce, likes to sneak out on sunshiney days, please make sure she returns inside as you leave!
Dresser, end tables and spacious closet provide excellent storage to make yourself right at home here!