Waterfront Ballard Cottage

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Entire residential home hosted by Jens

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
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One of the last remaining original fishermen's homes in Ballard. This cozy one-bedroom sits on pilings overlooking the bay's entrance to the historic Chittenden Locks. You can relax and watch the fishing vessels and pleasure cruisers coming and going or put a line in off the deck.
The home is also neighbor to the historic Salmon Bay Train Bridge, still in operation after 100 years. FYI there is also a friendly dog on the property named Koa who likes to visit our guests.

The space
The home is a one bedroom and can accommodate 2 adults. We can allow you to bring an infant or toddler if you supply your own sleeping accommodation for the child. It has a spacious kitchen and large dining table. The house has a large deck over the water and shares a stairway entrance with two neighbors.
Please be aware the house neighbors the Salmon Bay Train Bridge. It is often very noisy when the trains pass by. They pass by in the day and night.
FYI, if you leave the door open our dog/puppy Koa will try to come into the house. He is friendly, but has puppy manners. The entrance is a dutch door so if you want to have the breeze in and the dog out, you can just open the top half of the door.

Captain Keith moors his Grady White at our dock and runs private fishing charters in the Puget Sound. Guests can book fishing excursions with Spot Tail Guides at salmonguide dot com.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Beach access – Beachfront
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Washer
Dryer
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Refrigerator

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4.88 out of 5 stars from 67 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Seattle, Washington, United States

The house is walking distance from the Chittenden Locks, the fish ladder, Shilshole Marina, and historic Ballard restaurants and shopping.

Hosted by Jens

Joined in July 2015
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I'm a bit of a nomad. I've just resettled back in Seattle after living in Peru, New York, Costa Rica and Hawai'i. Most of my time away I was working in the coffee industry. I moved back to my home city to be close to family and to switch careers. I'm now working at Seattle Children's Hospital as a Family Service Coordinator. I love improv comedy, speaking Spanish and building home furnishings out of driftwood.
I'm a bit of a nomad. I've just resettled back in Seattle after living in Peru, New York, Costa Rica and Hawai'i. Most of my time away I was working in the coffee industry. I moved…

During your stay

I live next door and I am the owner/manager of this property. Parties on the premises are prohibited.

Jens is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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