delux comfort+ in coolest 'hood

House - Entire home/apt · NW 56th St, Seattle, WA 98107, United States

The Space

Relax and enjoy all the amenities of our 3,400 sq ft., new construction home (built 2008): large master w view to puget sound. jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower. expansive great room + kitchen. everything you need provided. fully equipped kitchen has all the tools and stainless appliances you might need: gas stove top, grill, microwave, vitamix.

3 primary bedrooms available. master w king bed + 2 kid's rooms w queen beds. ideal house for a couple, or small family.

the kid's bedrooms work well for adults or kids. we use one of them as the guest room when family/friends are visiting.

- wifi throughout the house
- safe parking space provided
- front yard is ideal for kids (grass area, soccer goal, fenced in)
- gas bar-b-q available

stay here and enjoy yourselves. 5 min from the heart of ballard ave + market street. 10-15 min stroll to shilshole marina and golden gardens beach park. and just 10 blocks up the street you'll find a killer italian bistro and pastry/coffee shop, ice cream and our neighborhood green market.

2 night min required. $295/night.

15 min drive from downtown seattle.
seattle's metro bus system has stops only 2 blocks way.

note: if you are highly sensitive to noise, you may be too disturbed by the sounds of the train at night which rolls by beyond the woods (most find it either somewhat charming or "not that big of a deal").

Guest Access

Whole house. All kitchen.

Interaction with Guests

Primarily email and txt. We may or may not be available to welcome and orient them to the house (which is not really necessary).

The Neighborhood

Voted "the Best Seattle Neighborhood" 4 years in a row.

Getting around

Yes. Metro bus stop is 2 blocks away.

Other Things to Note

"Entertaining" - gatherings where friends beyond your immediate party are not allowed. Enjoy yourselves fully, but please do not think of our home as a central spot for partying with additional friends.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Cleaning Fee: $125
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 1:00 PM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • John and his were wife we're perfect host. Their home was lovely, spacious and clean. I fell in love with neighborhood. Lots of beautiful flowers and flowering trees, close to some of the restaurants, movie theatre, cools shops and great views. Highly recommended!

    April 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 8 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    December 2013
  • An absolutely beautiful home in a great location. It's light filled and spacious with a gorgeous kitchen and a layout that encourages lounging. We are former Seattle-ites who were in town for a weekend. It was great to be located near some of our favorite places, a few minutes from downtown Ballard as well as Golden Gardens and the Ballard Locks. The Sunday farmers market in the neighborhood is delightful. Great food in the area includes THE best pastries in the city at Cafe Besalu, also: La Carta de Oaxaca, The Walrus and the Carpenter, Bastille, Volterra, señor moose. Delicious quick options include Red Mill Burgers and Pho Than Brothers. Although the food isn't great, you also can't beat the deck at Rays Boathouse at sunset. If you want to see neighborhoody Seattle you could do no better, you can occupy yourself for several days and never go more than a few miles.
    Thanks for letting us stay in your delightful home!

    October 2013
  • This is a beautiful home in the great neighborhood of Ballard. We came into Seattle on the train and were able to easily access the neighborhood and also head downtown via public transportation. Having a spacious residence to use as "home base" throughout the weekend made for a relaxing trip.

    July 2013
  • John has a great place in the charming and cool Ballard neighborhood. The house is walking distance to great bars, restaurants and eclectic shops. Staying at John's place afforded us the relaxing setting of a quiet neighborhood but the close proximity to downtown Seattle. Would definitely recommend staying here.

    July 2013
  • The house was beautiful and spacious, decorated with plenty of Christmas cheer. The neighborhood is wonderful and close to many restaurants, cafes, and bus stops. Our family enjoyed the trip and look forward to returning.

    January 2013
  • This is a great house. All new and beautifully done. It's the kind of place you want to hang out in. But the location is also great, because you're right near the water, and right near Ballard. John knows just what to recommend in Ballard. If you stay at this lovely house, you seriously need to go to The Walrus & Carpenter--killer oysters and great sea food. Sit up at the raw bar and talk to the oyster shuckers while you eat. We also had dinner at Bastille, a French Restaurant--one of the few places in North America that serves Boudin Noir, if you are so inclined. They too did a solid job.
    John, made everything very simple, and stayed in easy communication.

    December 2012
    John
    Response from John:

    Thanks Michael. So glad to hear that you and your partner enjoyed your stay.
    And thx again for the heads up on the alarm system.

    All the best -

  • This is a beautiful house in a nice neighborhood. We stayed here to attend the Bumpershoot and see some of the Seattle area. You'll probably have to use some form of transportation to get around, and there's a public bus stop nearby if you don't want to deal with personal driving in the city. Light sleepers should beware that the house is next to a railroad track and has runs periodically through the night.. The layout of the house is outstanding and the kitchen was simply delightful. The master bedroom and shower/whirlpool will spoil one. All in all, it was a delight to stay here. The host was very quick to answer any questions we had.

    September 2012
  • The house is gorgeous, with all the comforts of home. It's every bit as beautiful as it looks in the photos. John and Audrey were wonderful hosts and showed us around before they left on their vacation and we immediately felt at home when we moved in. The neighborhood is great with easy walking into Ballard, but out of things enough that it's quiet and has easy parking. .

    June 2012
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