Ballard Artist's Studio

House - Private room · NW 60th St, Seattle, WA 98107, United States

The Space

Art studio getaway in heart of Seattle’s hip Ballard neighborhood.

Beautiful upstairs guest room sleeps two in double bed. Kitchen and bath are on main floor. Free off-street parking.

A second upstairs bedroom, available for an additional fee, sleeps two in a double futon bed. We only book one party at a time. Please inquire.

This 1918 Craftsman house is on a quiet residential street. Broadband WiFi is always on.  You are welcome to use the off street parking, picnic table, our lawn & garden, and other amenities.

Main floor is hostess Patti’s art studio during the day. It's very quiet and fume free work.  You’ll have the house to yourself after hours.

Host Benson is also an artist, with off-site studio of a more industrial nature.  Need a shop during your stay?  That can be arranged!

Everything you need is nearby!
Five minute walk to cafes, bakeries, restaurants, library, several parks, grocery store with full deli, drugstore, banks, bars, clubs, boutiques, music, yoga,  bike store, hair & nail salons, tattoo, book store, Majestic Bay movie theatre, Sunday Farmers & Crafts Market, and much, much more.

Ten minute walk to Hiram Chittenden Locks and fish ladder (a million visits per year!), more clubs & restaurants, more parks, hardware, maritime and industrial waterfront, or just explore the residential streets and avenues.

Golden Gardens beach on Puget Sound is just 3 miles away.
Downtown Seattle is about 15 minutes by car, 25 by bus or about 30 minutes by bike.

We would love to meet you and make your stay comfy and memorable!  Ask for anything you need while you are here. We are right across the alley.

Patti and Benson

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $35 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Monthly Price: $1800 /month
Cleaning Fee: $20
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We had a great stay in this house that is charming and clean as a whistle. Patti is a most welcoming hostess, and we found the accommodations attractive and comfortable. Would not be the best for someone who has trouble with stairs so be sure to take note if stairs would be an issue. This is a great location and we loved having off street parking. We hope to return. Thanks, Patti!

    April 2014
  • The pictures simply don't do it justice! My boyfriend and I stayed for a few nights in April and have a wonderful time. The place was charming, unique and absolutely why we love travelling with AirBnB. Patti was a gracious host, the space was large, clean and felt like a home away from home. The location was great, walking distance from a grocery store, a great coffee shop and the Ballard main strip, not to mention easy to commute downtown. We couldn't have been happier with our stay or recommend this more!

    April 2014
  • Patti's studio is a lovely house, perfectly positioned in the heart of Ballard. The house we clean and well equipped. Patti was flexible in meeting is late when our flight got delayed and we were able to stay an extra night as well. The location is ideal for walking to breweries, morning bakeries, and just down the street from the bus line going downtown. The only downside was a weak internet signal, but we found we'd rather be out and about, not surfing the web at home, so it wasn't really a problem. Patti was really nice, but we only saw her at check in. Otherwise, it was like we had the house to ourselves.
    We would definitely stay here again!

    April 2014
  • Patti & Benson have a lovely home. It is clean, nicely decorated, and they provided even more amenities than we needed. Ballard is a really nice neighborhood with interesting shops and good restaurants. Patti & Benson were very nice about us being there with our toddler. There was a lot she could get into, but they trusted that we could prevent her from causing any major or minor catastrophes, which I greatly appreciated. I would recommend staying here. It's a great spot for the price!

    March 2014
  • We had our second stay at Patti and Benson's place. The nicest hosts and place. The location and setting are perfect for our twice annual event. What a joy to know that we can stay there and have such beautiful hospitality and convenience.

    Thanks again for the fabulous stay!!!!

    Elizabeth and Jim

    February 2014
  • Superb value. Have been staying at Patti's studio the past month and it has been great; she looks after things very well. The studio is just my sort of place: a lovely older house well looked after and in close proximity to all the action in Ballard. You can walk to the movies, the pubs, the cafes, the restaurants and the groceries. Old Ballard is only 10 minutes away by foot through a very tidy neighborhood. I am looking forward to my next month at the studio.

    February 2014
  • We enjoyed the clean, ample space. It was so nice to be able to make a cup of tea or coffee in our kitchen, sit at the table to visit, sit on the couch in the sitting room to read and sleep on very comfortable beds. Patti met us upon arrival and was very kind and accommodating.

    January 2014
  • We found Patti and Benson's place to be charmingly comfortable and well appointed. Patti was friendly and helpful. The Ballard location can't be beat for a Seattle visit.

    January 2014
  • This is a great place to stay. The large bedroom upstairs looks out on the street and is very bright and comfortable. The bathroom is downstairs and has a good tub/shower. The hosts are welcoming and only around during the day. You can walk to the grocery, library, bookstores, coffee houses, excellent restaurants (including Ballard Annex Oyster House at 5410 Ballard Ave NW), and to the working waterfront. Ballard is a great neighborhood and convenient to downtown via the #40 bus. I recommend this property without reservation.

    December 2013
  • My son and I spent Christmas at Patti and Benson's lovely house in Ballard. We had a great time and with a very comfortable and cozy
    kitchen we created a great Christmas dinner. The house is very clean and fun. It has a light and airy feeling with all the comforts you would want, the bathroom is great and visitor friendly. As artists they have added unique touches that make it more
    personal and eclectic. I would highly recommend it for anyone.
    And location is perfect!

    December 2013
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