The bedroom is filled with beautiful antiques and original artwork.Dresser in bedroom

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

We're located about 1 ml to Proctor - Metro Market/shops/restaurants. 1.5 mls to Univ Puget Sound. Great Location to Ruston Way restaurants, zoo, walks. Safe parking. Easy to downtown.

The space

Upstairs bedroom with an antique sleigh double bed and lovely light. The bath is directly next to the bedroom and is yours and yours alone. Bed is very comfortable. There is dresser space and hanging space in the closet.

Guest access

We welcome you into our home. Your privacy is just as important to us as ours. Our garden is a lovely spot for a glass of wine & conversation in the summer or a game of croquet. An extra fridge in the basement is available to you. We do not offer our kitchen for guest use but you may store small items in the fridge.

Interaction with guests

We look forward to meeting you and making sure your stay is comfortable. You are welcome to play the piano. During your stay we offer a simple breakfast - Bill loves to make waffles! The house has Wifi and entertainment is provided by our two Bichons, Charlie and Buttons. They are non-allergic dogs. Because of Charlie and Buttons, we cannot accept guest pets.

Other things to note

We have a grand piano guests are welcome to play and a substantial reading library. We look forward to meeting you!

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 9PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $30
Weekend Price: $70 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 9PM

We welcome you as guests into our home. Your privacy is as important as ours. Our garden is a lovely spot for a glass of wine and conversation in the summer as is our living room in the winter. An extra fridge is available for you. The kitchen is not available for cooking. Absolutely NO DRUGS, SMOKING OF ANY KIND, MARAJUANA, PARTIES. Our house is not suitable for young children. Please note, Charlie, our dog, ADORES chocolate which is dangerous to dogs. We ask that any food, especially chocolate, be kept above 4 feet and that you close the door to your room tight. It is better for you and for the dog.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

89 Reviews

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Frank User Profile
April 2017
Large private perfect

Josie and William have a lovely home near the UPS campus/Proctor district. Very comfortable bed and convenient to downtown as well as campus and Proctor district.
Josie And William User ProfileJosie And William is a superhost.
Response from Josie And William:
Thank you for staying with us again and we look forward to your next visit!
March 2017

Cye Matthews User Profile
February 2017
Josie and William were thoughtful hosts, making me very comfortable in their home. Josie recommended restaurants, museums and public transportation options in Tacoma, and William shared his love of art and painting. I really enjoyed my stay and I hope to stay with them again on my next visit to my son at UPS.

Ruth User Profile
November 2016
Josie and Bill went out of their way to host us even through a mixup with the website. Their location was perfect for our purposes and the room was everything we had hoped for.
Josie And William User ProfileJosie And William is a superhost.
Response from Josie And William:
We really loved hosting you and hope to see you again. Glad you could be with us.
November 2016

Kris User Profile
October 2016
Josie and William were wonderful hosts, and we had a great time at their place! We had some great conversations, and it was really interesting hearing their stories. They are very warm and caring people, and we felt right at home. We definitely hope to be back!

Michael User Profile
September 2016
Perfect experience for anyone new to air bnb and for those who are familiar. Enjoyed everything about our stay

Karl And Kate User Profile
September 2016
Staying with Bill and Josie, if you're lucky, is like traveling and being able to stay with friends in their lovely and comfortable home. If you're not as lucky, it's like staying with a lovely, friendly couple in their lovely and comfortable home. The neighborhood is scenic and quiet and inviting and the yard is well kept and very nice. You would be hard pressed to do better.

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Tacoma, Washington, United States · Joined in June 2013
Josie And William User ProfileJosie And William is a superhost.

Josie Emmons Turner grew up in California and William Turner is from Washington State. Bill is a recognized artist whose work is in collections throughout the country. Josie was an arts administrator for over 25 years and she now teaches high school English. She was the 2011-2013 Tacoma Poet Laureate. Both Bill and Josie have traveled extensively, love life, and are devoted to their dogs - Bichons - Buttons and Charlie. We would happily host guests in our house.

Response rate: 100%
(past 90 days)
Response time: within an hour