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HouseOnTheSound - Classic Spacious Home & View

SuperhostBurien, Washington, United States
Entire house hosted by Giang
10 guests5 bedrooms8 beds4 baths
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We want to offer a relaxing and unforgettable experience to our guests with our home. Get away from all the noise and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Puget Sound & Vashon Island. Enjoy your stay in this remarkable & friendly neighborhood located in Seattle, the Shorewood on the Sound.

Our vegetable garden will be ready for harvest mid summer.

Your opinion matters to us. We want your stay to be as convenient as possible and open for any suggestions.

Follow us on Instagram @houseonthesound

The space
*Please READ everything INCLUDING the House Rules prior to booking*

*CURRENTLY* the right side is still incomplete but is accessible to walk thru

Our 3 level home shares a private gate entrance, clean and spacious with a stunning view of the Puget Sound and Vashon Island. Located in the southern area of Seattle and close to Seatac Airport. Great interior space for families, group of friends & couple(s) visiting Seattle. Our home consists of 8 beds and 3.5 baths, plenty of space for relaxation.

DISCLOSURE: Throughout the week, my neighbor may be in the backyard working on the garden such as: planting, weeding, watering & basic maintenance. During Spring-Summer, we may experience some ants making their way into the house (we have supplies for them).

Our home is not too far away from the main areas of Seattle. Main landmarks are averaging about 15-20 minutes away via driving (dependent on traffic).

- 9 miles away from Downtown Seattle
- 8 miles away from Westfield South Center Mall
- 7 miles away from SeaTac Airport

Traffic hours:
6:00AM - 9:00AM
3:00PM - 6:00PM
(May vary dependent on current road constructions)

Yearly temperature in Seattle, WA
(Washington goes thru all 4 seasons: expect sun, rain and snow. Please check the forecast for your booking dates to pack accordingly)
Spring: 40-65 degrees F
Summer: 60-87 degrees F
Fall: 40-70 degrees F
Winter: 36-50 degrees F
(Please note that we do NOT have air conditioning, 4 mini fans are provided & 2 wall fans)

OUR HOME:

LIVING ROOM (Main Floor)

The entrance from the front door leads into the living room with the bay window view of the Puget Sound & Vashon Island. The living room consists of a 50” LG UHD TV along with Chromecast, Nintendo 64 w/4 controllers & 8 games & an HDMI splitter. We have two Old English style couches with a large square coffee table (great for board games). Our fireplace does NOT work, please DO NOT use it, a label has been placed.

COFFEE & TEA AREA (Main Floor)

Heading towards the Kitchen, we have the Coffee & Tea area with a wide window of the view. You can find all of our board games (10+) in the bookcase. There is two Old English style chairs for you to sit and enjoy a little bit of reading and/or drinking your beverage while enjoying the view.

KITCHEN (Main Floor)

From the Coffee & Tea area and into the kitchen, you will encounter a couple steps down, please watch your steps! They say the kitchen is where the magic happens. Spend quality time with your family and/or friends while enjoying your meal with the breathtaking view. You can also slide your way out onto the patio. We want to provide as much essentials for your stay to be as convenient as possible. Some items are listed below, let us know if we are missing anything else.

Coffee/Tea: Varieties of grounded coffee, Varieties of K-cups, Coffee Mate Original powder, sugar, Sweetener, Varieties of tea

Cooking Essentials: Keurig, Hot water boiler, microwave, stove, oven, toaster, blender, pots, pans, apron, oven mitts, kitchen towels, burger flipper, tongs, knives, utensils, cooking utensils, cutting board, salad spinner, mixing bowls, colanders, bakeware, wine opener, rice cooker, measuring cups & spoons, Dish washer

Other Kitchen Essentials: Paper towel, foil (located in cabinet), seran wrap (located in cabinet), zip lock, Brita water, plates/bowls/cups, children plates/bowls/cups, coasters, napkins

Health/Medicine Essentials: First aid kit, Tylenol, bug off, acid reducer, floss, eye drops, contact solution

Cleaning Supplies (Child lock): Cleaning sprays, Insect sprays, garbage bags, compost, dish soap in dispenser, sponge, broom, sweeper

Misc Items: WiFi/router, 1 iPhone chord, 1 Samsung chord, 2 charging blocks, 1 baby high chair, fire extinguisher, portable lamp, 2 extra stools

BATHROOMS (All Floors)

Essentials: Towels, hair dryer, lotion, qtips, tissue, hand soap, lint roller, toilet papers, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, plunger, toilet scrub, mini garbage can, Febreze, hand towel, step stool for toddlers (located main floor)

BEDROOMS (All Floors)

4 Queen size beds each with a comforter and comforter cover & pillows (Main & Upper Floors)

4 Twin size beds each with a comforter and comforter cover & pillows (Bottom Floor)

Room Essentials: Mini garbage cans, hangers, extra plush blankets, extra pillows, desk lamps, mini fans

MASTER BEDROOM CLOSET (Main Floor)

Essentials: Laundry basket, extra towels, LG Bluetooth Sound Bar with subwoofer & remote (feel free to use where ever in the house), 1 portable folding baby crib with mattress (instructions attached), 2 safety pressure mounts (instructions attached), 2in1 cornhole/ladder toss game (instructions inside)

Stairs - Must climb stairs up/down, steps have grip strips, about 15 steps up/down

Ironing Room - Iron, iron board, emergency fire escape ladder, portable lamp (Upper Floor)

Boiler Room - *PLEASE KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM BOILER AND FURNACE* (Bottom Floor)

Behind the curtain: Mini vacuum, WiFi extension, water boiler

Storage Room: No access (Bottom Floor)

FRONT OF THE HOUSE (Outside)

Right Side - Front porch to front entrance and walkway to the backyard.

Middle - We have parking space for 3 vehicles. Spaces are marked with white lines. HEAD IN parking only

Left Side – We have parking space for 2 vehicles. Spaces are marked with white lines. HEAD IN parking only. Leads to the side door entrance to Main or Bottom Floors (door has a NON working security camera), Laundry room with a washer and dryer for use, laundry detergent, fabric sheets, medium size shop vac, misc items, and walkway to the backyard

BACK OF THE HOUSE (Outside)

We understand that during the lovely weather, it can bring us all together with happiness and laughter. If you do decide to use our sound bar outside, please keep the music to a medium level. We want you to have a wonderful time but also want to respect our neighbors. We greatly appreciate it!

Patio - Propane BBQ grill w/cover, propane fire pit table, patio table w/cover, 8 patio chairs, 2 pots with sand (for disposing smoking ends or throw away into the garbage), entrance to kitchen slide door

Garden Area (Left side) - Harvest will be ready by mid-June thru Sept. Vegetables will vary yearly (Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, kale, mustard greens, green onions, lemon balm for tea, Stachys sieboldii for tea)

Please note the Southern part of the backyard is NOT SAFE for children, it’s the lower area to the grape vineyard.

Guest access
You get to use the ENTIRE house except for a few Do Not Access areas (labeled). Electronic key lock pad for easy access and no need to worry about losing a key. This allows for easy and late night check-in if needed. If the key pads happen to be out of battery, please notify us as soon as possible for further instructions.

Check in instructions will be provided in the house manual after your booking.

Other things to note
PRIOR to booking, please be sure to review ALL the House Rules and ensure that all guests will comply with the rules. ANY violation of house rules or local/federal laws will be subject, but not limited to, immediate termination of booking and forfeiture of the full security deposit, as well as any fees determined by the host or Airbnb. By booking this space, all guests agree to these terms and conditions.

Any damage to the property or missing/lost property, is subject, but not limited to, any expenses incurred to repair damages or replace damaged items, as well as forfeiture of the full security deposit. Guest are responsible to any expenses or damages that exceed the security deposit. All damages must be reported upon checkout. Failure to report any damages will result in full forfeiture of the security deposit.

Please keep watch on children at all times when inside and outside of our home. Careful of steps, boiler/furnace room, backyard.

If there are any issues during your stay, please let us know immediately so we can resolve the situation in a timely manner.

If you have any suggestions, please let us know as we would love to accommodate you and your guests as much as possible. We are always open for improvement and ideas!

Please take great care of our home as we would love to share it with the world.
We want to offer a relaxing and unforgettable experience to our guests with our home. Get away from all the noise and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Puget Sound & Vashon Island. Enjoy your stay in this remarkable & friendly neighborhood located in Seattle, the Shorewood on the Sound.

Our vegetable garden will be ready for harvest mid summer.

Your opinion matters to us. We want your stay to b…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
4 single beds

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Dryer – In building
Dedicated workspace
Washer – In building
HDTV with Chromecast
Iron
Hangers
Essentials

Accessibility

Getting inside

No stairs or steps to enter
Well-lit path to entrance

Moving around the space

No stairs or steps to enter

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Location

Burien, Washington, United States

The Shorewood on the Sound community are all friendly folks. You can feel safe to go out for jogs or walks and simply enjoy the stunning view.

The community has a website and are involved with one another. There are yearly events hosted by SSC. Please refer to the website below for more information (please type as you would in the address bar since Airbnb restricts the links)

http:// www. shore wood on the sound DOT org

There are two mini convenient stores nearby. Walking will take anywhere from 15-20 minutes.

Rainbow Mart (0.7 miles)
Opens Sun thru Sat 7am-12am
16th Ave Sw, Seattle, WA 98146
East of 116th from the 4 way stop

Shorewood Grocery (0.8 miles)
Opens Sun thru Sat 8am-10pm
26th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
North on 26th Ave from the 4 way stop

More suggestions is located in my Guidebook
The Shorewood on the Sound community are all friendly folks. You can feel safe to go out for jogs or walks and simply enjoy the stunning view.

The community has a website and are involved with one an…

Hosted by Giang

Joined in July 2017
  • 97 Reviews
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I enjoy being surrounded by the love and joy of people. I believe finding our own happiness comes first in order to unite us as a whole. Please enjoy the breath taking view as it brings a connection to my life and I hope it brings life closer to yours. I love to spend a lot of time with my family because of how precious life means to me. Please let me know if there is anything I can assist you with. I am happy for you to have viewed our home and hope you have a fantastic day!
I enjoy being surrounded by the love and joy of people. I believe finding our own happiness comes first in order to unite us as a whole. Please enjoy the breath taking view as it b…
During your stay
You can contact me ANYTIME of the day and I will respond as soon as possible. Please keep in mind, that all communication regarding your stay must be kept on the Airbnb website messaging to protect both guests and host as noted by Airbnb on your booking confirmation. I want to make sure you are comfortable and have a relaxing stay as much as possible. Every now and then my neighbor will be around the outside perimeter of the home maintaining the yard and garden. In case of emergencies, my neighbor will be available to assist.
You can contact me ANYTIME of the day and I will respond as soon as possible. Please keep in mind, that all communication regarding your stay must be kept on the Airbnb website mes…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with keypad
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy