About this listing
This is a beautiful old home in the wonderful Seattle neighborhood of Ballard. Host Patti uses many areas of the home as her art studio. Guest spaces include the upstairs bedroom, the main floor kitchen and sitting room. Two off street parking spaces are available in the alley driveway at no additional charge.
This 1918 Craftsman house is on a quiet residential street.
Beautiful upstairs guest room sleeps two in a double bed (also known as a full bed).
We only book one party at a time. You will not be sharing the space with another party.
Kitchen, bath and sitting room are on main floor.
Outdoor areas include picnic table, porches and lawn.
Free off-street parking for 2 cars. Broadband WiFi.
Upstairs - 1 or 2 bedrooms.
Main floor - Your own modern bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and a sitting room.
Outside - Porches, picnic table, lawn and garden.
Basement - Limited use of washer/dryer.
Free, off street parking for up to two cars.
Main floor living/dining area is hostess Patti’s art studio.
Her work is very quiet and fume free.
She works in her studio during most days. You’ll have the house to yourself after hours.
After checking in, you will likely see Patti only during her daytime studio 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!
We would love to meet you and make your stay memorable! Ask for anything you need while you are here. We are close by and available by phone or text.
Everything you need is nearby!
Five minute walk: cafes, bakeries, restaurants, library, several parks, grocery store with full deli, drugstore, banks, bars, clubs, boutiques, music, yoga, hair & nail salons, tattoo, book store, Majestic Bay movie theatre, Sunday Farmers & Crafts Market, and much, much more.
Ten minute walk: 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, 30 min by bus or about 40 minutes by bike.
The neighborhood is served by several bus lines with access to Downtown, Seattle Center, the University of Washington, and elsewhere in the region. The #40 bus stops one block away.
Search the web for King County Metro System Maps, Northwest Area.
We provide off street parking - up to 2 guest vehicles.
Guest spaces include the upstairs bedroom, and, on the the main floor a kitchen, modern bath and sitting room. Guests may use the washer/dryer in the basement. Guests enter the house through front or back doors of the house. The back door is 3 steps up from the driveway. The front door is 20 steps up from the sidewalk. Guest parking for up to 2 cars is available in the alley driveway.
Interaction with guests
Hosts are available by phone or text throughout your stay. Patti works in her studio areas
Seattle's Ballard neighborhood was an incorporated city from 1890 until it was annexed by Seattle in 1907. The neighborhood evolved into a complete, compact urban environment. Everything needed is close by: groceries, banks, drugstores, movies, many restaurants, bars, bakeries, bike & auto sales and repair, large and small parks, salt water beach, locks, fish ladder, maritime/marine businesses, and much much more.
#40 bus is half a block away. Other bus lines are 6 to 9 blocks away. These bus lines connect with the Washington State Ferries, and other local and regional transportation options. University of Washington is about 20 minutes by bus, Downtown Seattle is about 30 minutes, depending on route and traffic conditions.
Other things to note
Patti works in her studio areas of the home most days, usually between 9:30am and 4:30pm
No visitors or other guests allowed other than registered guests.
Enjoy yourself and the neighborhood.
No loud noise or music.
No smoking, no candles, no burning incense or open flames.
No illegal activity.
Do not bring any firearms or amunition onto this property.