About this listing
You're not in Hawaii, you're on beautiful Bainbridge Island. Large room, decorated in tropical style, on second floor of separate building with private entrance. Private deck overlooks a lovely garden and view of bay. Cyclists welcome. (see more)
You're not in Hawaii, you're on beautiful Bainbridge Island a short ferry ride from downtown Seattle.
Large room, decorated in tropical style, on second floor of separate building with private entrance. Three delightfully furnished areas: living, dining and sleeping. Pillow-top double bed, with down pillows and comforter (or non-down pillows and blankets, upon request.) Private deck overlooks a lovely garden and view of bay, (peek-a-boo of Mount Rainier, too). Part of room has cozy heated tile floor. Bathroom (sink, toilet and shower), with heated tile floor, is located on first floor.
Wi-Fi connection, hair dryer, iron & ironing board. Small refrigerator available.
Quiet, safe neighborhood. Walk to beach with great view of Seattle skyline and Puget Sound. Walk (10 minutes) to excellent coffee shop, convenience store, and terrific Italian take-out/deli (fresh store-made pastas and sauces).
Commuter bus stops right in front of our house; bus runs to ferry terminal during morning commute time, and to house during evening commute. During non-commuter times, B.I. Ride bus picks up at ferry terminal, and will take you anywhere on the island for $2.00. (for info. call: B.I.Ride or Kitsap Transit).
Off-street parking provided. Secure storage for bicycles.
Our cat never goes in this building.
Quaint town of Winslow with lots of restaurants, galleries, and shops is 3 miles away.
Bainbridge Island has more than 30 beautiful hiking trails.
Private entrance, private second floor deck, hot water kettle, tea, coffee, small refrigerator, plates/cups/glasses/silverware/corkscrew! (OK to bring in food). Wi-fi, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.
Interaction with Guests
We like to meet and greet our guests in person. We are flexible on check in, but prefer no check ins after 9:30pm. We understand that this is not always possible, so please keep in touch as you get close. We love meeting our guests and sharing travel stories. We can recommend great hikes on Bainbridge Island's many beautiful trails, excellent restaurants, and interesting places to visit on Bainbridge and nearby Olympic Peninsula. We are very respectful of our guests' privacy, which is guaranteed -- the apartment is in a completely separate building with a private entrance.
Very safe, friendly neighborhood, with handy services about 1/2 mile away. Beach with great view of Seattle skyline and Mount Rainier is a very short walk away.
We are three miles from the ferry terminal. An auto is helpful for exploring Bainbridge Island and the adjoining mainland (Olympic Peninsula). Off-street parking provided. Secure storage for bicycles provided.
Commuter bus stops in front of our house. Bus runs to the Bainbridge/Seattle ferry terminal and the small town of Winslow during morning commute times, and runs from the ferry to our neighborhood during evening commute. During non-commuter times, "B.I. Ride" bus picks up at ferry terminal, and will take you anywhere on the island for $2.00. (for info. call: 1-844-424-7433)
Other Things to Note
Gardeners will love the beautiful spring and summer flowers in bloom in our garden and all over the Pacific Northwest. Feel free to stroll around!
No smoking, no pets. Maximum stay-one week. No minimum stay; one day rentals welcome. No rentals to people who do not post profiles on the airbnb site.
About the Host, Kate
Kate is a former Programs & Communication Director for an award-winning public garden on Bainbridge Island, and an avid gardener and environmental volunteer. Michael is a retired contractor/carpenter, does lots of volunteer work with local, regional and national environmental organizations, and has lived on Bainbridge Island for 30+ years. We are both sailors, with open ocean experience. We love travel to warm weather destinations, archaeology and music. And enjoy staying at other airbnbs and meeting other airbnb hosts!