About This Listing
This large, newly renovated apartment has lots of natural light and a new private, full bathroom. It is well insulated to stay cool in the summer, warm in the winter. The space has all the conveniences of a hotel room. You have a private entrance, wifi, microwave, toaster, electric kettle and a small frig.along with an assortment of tea, organic coffee, dishes, silverware etc. for you to use. There is a wall mounted HD T.V. with Directtv (two hundred plus channels including HBO).
There is a queen bed and a new couch that converts to a full sized bed. The house has a huge yard and deck you are welcome to enjoy. There are two friendly cats but they stay upstairs.
We live two blocks from Delancy's, a pizza spot that has been nationally recognized, Honore, a great bakery whose crossiants were recently (April 2011) voted the best in Seattle region and the Fat Hen, a new French bistro that is getting wonderful reviews. The Ballard neighborhood has an incredible amount of restaurants and small, independent shops and Downtown Seattle is 5 miles away and a quick, easy bus ride. We live less than a mile from Greenlake and there are great neighborhoods to explore on all sides. There is plenty of street parking in our neighborhood and a driveway you 're welcome to park in.
1. We are vegetarians but you don't need to be (Though steak cooking in the microwave would be frowned upon)..
2. I'm a teacher and we tend to be early to bed people. A floor seperates us though so just relative peace is fine.
3. No smoking please.
We very much enjoyed our stay in Seattle and at Amanda's place in particular. The neighborhood is beautiful, green and quiet, and Amanda's place clean, well equipped and very comfortable. Amanda had some delicious welcome brownies for us, and some great insider tips about how to get the most out of our time in Seattle.
Thank you so very much!
Amanda's Ballard apartment was super cute and comfy! The neighborhood was quiet, safe, and convenient to everything. She even left us yummy organic snacks that were greatly appreciated. We had a great stay and would definitely stay again next time we are in Seattle.
Very comfortable place to stay! Lovely brownies and coffee!!! Thanks for the last minute accommodations!
We had a great stay at Amanda's home in Ballard. The apartment was just as described in the listing. Amanda was so kind, friendly and hospitable. We stayed for 2, non-consecutive nights and check-in was easy both times. Delicious brownies and fruit were waiting for us upon arrival. Amanda gave us a great recommendation for dinner, which was easily the best meal we ate throughout our entire 10 day trip. I loved the Ballard neighborhood and hope that I'll be able to return, explore a bit more, and stay at Amanda's again.
Amanda was a tremendous, extremely hospitable host -- she was easy to communicate with, and very graciously let me drop off my luggage before my official check-in. The apartment was clean and well-outfitted and it's located on a lovely, quiet street in Ballard, but it's a short walk to several bars/restaurants (definitely check out Essex!) and only a 20-minute walk to everything on Market Street. I'd highly recommend it.
A beautiful apartment in a cool part of Seattle. We arrived late and were able to get in without any problems and were welcomed with delicious brownies! The neighbourhood is quiet, has great food nearby and only a 15 minute drive to downtown Seattle. Highly recommend if you'll have access to a car and want to be a little further from the hustle and bustle.
About the Host, Amanda
I am an elementary ESL teacher in Seattle.
We love to travel and are happy to have the space in our house to have created a private apartment for out of town guests. We are happy to help you navigate Seattle and discover its charm!
This wood fired pizza place has been written up twice in the New York Times! Its incredible! They buy their ingredients for their pizzas, salads and desserts at the Ballard Farmers Market.Northwest 70th Street Seattle WA 98117-5340
Honore has incredible baked goods and coffee.Northwest 70th Street Seattle WA 98117-5340
Their food is mediocre but they have a good beer selection and are family freindly.Northwest 70th Street Seattle WA 98117