With views of downtown Seattle, this 3 bed /2.5 ba home is located in Eastlake, a neighborhood that has everything you could look for when looking for urban in-town living. This home offers spectacular panoramic views of the Seattle skyline, Space Needle, Lake Union, and The Olympic Mtns and only 2 miles from downtown. It is very easy to get anywhere you want to go. Also, walking distance to the famous houseboats (Sleepless in Seattle), Pete's Wine & Cheese Store, Starbucks, Serafina's fine Italian Dining plus many other restaurants including waterfront, parks, marinas, and more. Minutes to Space Needle/Experience Music Project/Seattle Center/Downtown and Pike Place Market. Lake Union Water Taxi and Trolley available for additional transportation options.
Upon booking we will provide you with our own personal recommendations for where to eat, what to see and where to go while in Seattle.
+ Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances
+ Deck off kitchen (view of downtown and Space Needle)
+ Top floor master bedroom with French doors leading to deck with an amazing view, beautiful tiled bath, shower, and jetted tub
+ Panoramic view of Seattle skyline Lake Union, Gasworks Park the Olympics
+ 2nd Bedroom with flat screen TV and full bath
+ 3rd Bedroom
* Wireless Internet / Direct Connect Cable
+ Radiant Gas Heated Floors throughout
+ Two-car tiled Garage
+ San Juan Island ferry nearby
+ Forty-five minutes to Snoqualmie Ski Resort
+ Other Nearby destinations include San Juan Islands, Vancouver-Victoria, Olympic National Park
This is an executive-style home and whoever stays here will truly appreciate the amenities and neighborhood.
Commonly Asked Questions:
The home is very close to the freeway, is noise an issue?
Answer: This home is located very close to I-5 which gives renters convenient access to anywhere they want to go. But they are always concerned about noise.
Noise from the freeway has never been an issue. The freeway has a sound barrier running between it and the street on the west side. The home is located facing the lake (west) away from the freeway and there is a row of houses between the freeway and the house. I am an extremely light sleeper and even with all the windows open I don’t hear the freeway.
Do you have suggestions for where to go, what to see and where to eat?
Answer: When you book our property we will provide you with tons of information about Seattle and the Eastlake Neighborhood. There is also a binder located at the home that contains tons of information (including restaurants that deliver!) and renters are welcome to add their own recommendations to this book. We will help you make the most of your visit to the area and we are on call to answer any questions that may come up!!!
About the neighborhood: Eastlake
Today, Eastlake is the product of its history along with hard work by its citizens to establish street end parks, the latest of which is the Fairview/Olmsted Park, to plant street trees, and bring public art to the neighborhood. In 1998, the Seattle City Council adopted the Eastlake Neighborhood Plan, prepared by a committee of local residents, business, and property owners with lots of input from the neighborhood. In the future, local citizens hope the plan will guide them in their neighborhood improvements and guide the city in its decisions.
Eastlake is one of Seattle's oldest and best-defined neighborhoods. It is east of Lake Union (hence the name 'Eastlake'), south of University bridge, west of Interstate 5, and north of Mercer Street. With about 5,000 residents, Eastlake is a pleasant jumble of houseboats, single family homes, apartments, condos and small businesses. Over the past twenty years residents of Eastlake have worked hard to conserve the character of the neighborhood, plant street trees, to develop shoreline parks and points of interest along the shores of Lake Union, to install public art and to plan for transportation and future development through its neighborhood plan.
History of Eastlake: Eastlake became identifiable as a neighborhood in the 1890's. With the opening of the University Bridge in 1919, travel through Eastlake was encouraged. Residentially, Eastlake became a streetcar neighborhood of small apartments. Along the Lake, industrial uses grew up. Boeing's first factory was located at the foot of Roanoke Street. Houseboats began to move in and factories move out in the 40's and 50's. In 1962 the I-5 freeway came roaring through the neighborhood, defining Eastlake's eastern edge and changing the neighborhood forever. In the early 1970's, Eastlake was rediscovered and residents set about conserving it and added parks, trees, and public art in the 1980's.
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