About this listing
Located in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood just a few blocks from the iconic Space Needle, this 1891 Victorian is one of the great homes of Seattle. Your stay will be memorable, not only for the exciting city just outside your door but also for the warm and historic home that is yours. Accommodations include the first and second floors together with an Airstream in the rear of the property. The grand main entrance is your private entry.
The main floor, a part of which is designated a Seattle landmark, includes a wonderful foyer, the living and dining areas, powder room, and kitchen.
A grand staircase leads to the upper floor containing a master suite with sitting room and en suite bathroom, and two other bedrooms sharing a large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub. The master suite has a queen bed as well as a sofa bed in the sitting area. The 2nd bedroom has a queen bed, and the 3rd has a day bed with pull out making either 2 single beds or a king-size bed.
For parties of more than 3 guests, a wonderful, new 25' Airstream in the backyard provides a fun fourth bedroom with a queen bed. Sorry, no children are allowed in the Airstream.
The house was built in 1891 and is a Seattle Landmark. The yard has been set aside as an Urban Open Area, and a private back patio provides a great place to kick back and relax after a long day (or night).
A short walk away are: Seattle Center, Space Needle, Opera House, theaters, many restaurants (Toulouse Petite is a favorite), Olympic Sculpture park. Many guests have simply walked downtown on a nice day along the waterfront.
While you'll have the main and second floors to yourself, the owners reside in the lower level reached through a separate entrance.
Interaction with guests
Mark and Nadine divide their time between Seattle and the Olympic Peninsula, and can provide great tips for vacationing all over the Northwest.
The house is four blocks above the Uptown neighborhood with its many fun and fine restaurants. Uptown is adjacent to the Seattle Center where you'll find the Space Needle, Opera House, Ballet, Chilhuly Glass Museum, Experience Music Project, and much more.
The following restaurants are favorites in walking distance: Toulouse Petit (Louisiana Cajun 3 blocks away), Pesos (Mexican 3 blocks away), Ten Mercer (Elegant 3 blocks away), The Mecca ("Drunks Serving Drunks since 1929" diner 3 blocks away), The Masonry (Wood-fired pizza and rotating tap beers, 3 blocks away), The Sitting Room (Paninis and wine, 2 blocks away), Pagliacci Pizza (3 blocks away), Tum Tim Thai (2 blocks away). There are great coffee shops, a Piano bar, grocery stores, and more all within that same radius. At the top of Queen Anne Hill, there are many other restaurants as well, and great shopping.
The #1 bus picks up 2 blocks away and drops off 1 block away, for easy access to downtown. Walking along the waterfront from the house puts you at the Olympic Sculpture Park in about 20 minutes. Uphill a couple blocks is the famous Kinnear Park overlook of the city, as well as the wonderful walk to the Olympic Mountains vista.
If you walk to Seattle Center (about 10 minutes), you can also hop on the monorail for the quick ride downtown.
•Please no smoking or pets
•Please take shoes off in the house, lots of very old hardwood floors throughout.
•Please keep talking to a conversational level, and use headphone if you play music. Children must play on second floor only.
•Please keep the front door closed at all times
•Please close the front door slowly … it’s big and loud