About this listing
We look forward to welcoming to our contemporary suite with sitting room kitchenette, deck. Olympic Mountain views from all windows. Shared entrance - stairs to private suite. Single futon avail for third guest. Quiet area. Bus downtown 2 blocks.
A modern home with a European feel. The stairs open up to sitting room with French doors to your deck. From the sitting room a door opens into your large master bedroom with comfortable Queen bed, TV and lots of reading material. Enjoy the large bathroom with seat in the shower!
We are about two miles north of the Market Street, in the heart of Ballard. A bus two blocks away can take you there, and continues on to downtown.
A quiet street in a nice neighborhood. Lots of off street parking. Walk to restaurants.
WALK TO THE BEACH FROM HOME - just 20 minutes - through a wooded trail in Carkeek Park, which begins just two blocks away. Also a myriad of other hiking trails in the park.
You can visit Golden Gardens beach and the Shilshole Marina, and the well-renowned Ray's Boathouse restaurant, next door to Anthony's.... with decks and patios taking you even closer to the water's edge as you dine on delicious food.
BALLARD CHARM NEIGHBORHOOD: A quiet, residential area. with several restaurants within a few blocks-Thai, Mexican, Greek, Moroccan, not to mention the famous Dick's Hamburgers. Grocery stores nearby. Enjoy wonderful views of Puget Sound on neighborhood walks.
LOCATION: We are just a 5 minute drive to the heart of Ballard. Terrific FARMERS MARKET EVERY SUNDAY YEAR ROUND. (10-3) Check out all the trendy music and food establishments in Ballard, with so many interesting things to choose from.
YOUR HOST: I look forward to welcoming you to Ballard Charm Guest Suite...I grew up in London, UK. Traveled and lived in various countries and continue to enjoy things of an international nature. My community college students also connect me with many places around the globe. Am fairly fluent in German and a little French. Gardening is a passion..
NEARBY: Ballard has become one of Seattle's most charming and desirable areas--known for its great food, music and much more--and it is just a few minutes away.
Public Transportation just two blocks away - that'll take you to the heart Seattle's downtown area, also passing the Space Needle, lower Queen Anne and Belltown en route. Easy connections from the airport to Ballard Charm, with just one change downtown.
STELLA BELLA...a beautifull long-haired tabby, part Mainecoon may also be there to greet you.
We look forward to meeting you!
Shared entrance - then stairs to the second floor - suite is the only thing on second floor.
Interaction with Guests
I'm very happy to help you with any info you may need about the area. Have enjoyed some lovely conversations with guests, but also understand others may also prefer more privacy.
We are just two miles north of the central Ballard area, with so many trendy, funky, and top quality restaurants, as well as a great music scene. The property is on a very quiet street, but just two blocks to the bus (5 minutes to downtown Ballard and 30-40 minutes to downtown Seattle). Walk to the beach from home along a wooded trail in just 20 minutes. Within easy reach of the space needle, Queen Anne, and Belltown.
Bus to downtown just two blocks away (D and #40). They run frequently. Also possible to connect with Sound Transit train to the airport downtown.
Other Things to Note
If you want/need to use the hairdryer or TV very early, or late, do not worry, it is very well soundproof.
A friendly long haired tabby/part Maine Coon cat is also here to welcome you!
Price includes 9.6% sales tax.
Wifi available - code displayed in guest room.
You will be given a key upon arrival, so please come and go as you suits you.
We usually remove shoes, but if you'd like to keep them on, that's okay.
Enjoy music and TV in the bedroom.
Dimmer switches for lighting in large master bedroom and also sitting room.
Lights on the stairs and outside lights can be controlled from both the entry way and the guest suite, so guests are able to control lighting.
Guests do own dishes.
At the end of the short driveway there is ample parking (probably enough for about four cars). You may park parallel or otherwise. Lots of room.
One cupboard has some basic staples - salt, pepper, sugar, creamer, etc.; another cupboard has cups, plates, bowls, glasses (different sizes). Silverware is in the drawer. Help yourself to what you need.