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West View of Mountains. Sunsets, and Puget Sound.

Scott VandeZande or Jan Place

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Scott VandeZande or Jan Place

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Within 12 hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2015
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West View of Mountains. Sunsets, and Puget Sound.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

West Seattle Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Our home is the perfect vacation Bungalow. Located in West Seattle, and looking West with a view to the Olympic Mountains, sunsets, and Puget Sound. Enjoy a glass of wine and sunsets on

a large deck. Sleep in comfort in new queen beds, and enjoy the convenient grocery, and fine restaurants all within walking distance. Below is a complete description of the property and the amenities.

There is a large deck that is partially shaded with a 100 year plus Japanese maple. The deck is furnished with two chase lounge chairs, a large cocktail table with four chairs, and a round eating table with 4 chairs. There is a gas grill for barbecuing. Our home

has 4 bedrooms, and two full baths. There are two bedrooms with

new queen size beds, 600 thread sheets, down comforters, and pillows. The third bedroom has a Euro style leather couch that folds out and makes into a double bed. The 4th bedroom is an upstairs den with a connecting bathroom. There is a recently purchased hide-a-bed with an upgraded firm comfortable

mattress. One bath has a newly installed jetted tub, with hand held shower. One bathroom has a tub and shower. Linens are provided. The kitchen was recently remodeled and has all stainless appliances, and a 5 burner gas stove. The kitchen is fully furnished for any gourmet meal, including spices, oils, vinegar, sugar, flour, etc. The dining room has a dining room table with two leafs that expand the table to seat 8 comfortably. The living room has a wood burning fireplace. There is a recreation room with T.V. Wii, and Roku. There is a table that can be used for puzzles, playing cards, and games. Laundry room with washer and dryer, and soap included.

Enjoy a glass of wine on a large deck, looking west to the water,

sunsets, and Olympic Mountains.

Located near Morgan Junction, where you will find restaurants, Starbucks coffee, and a gourmet grocery store, within walking distance. Just a mile to Lowman Beach Park with Tennis courts and beach. Just blocks away from Lincoln Beach Park with many great hiking, trails, beach, walking and running paths. Coleman outdoor swimming pool at park and is open during the summer months. We are just a mile away from the

famous Alaska Junction, with many fun shops, restaurants, bakeries, jewelry, spa, and the year around Farmers Market held on Sundays. It's a 7 minute drive to Alki Beach, and beach side Restaurants.

Next to Alki, is a water Taxi that takes people on foot to Seattle,

where you can walk to the Pike Street Market. Our rental is located just minutes to the Washington State Ferries, for sightseeing rides on Puget Sound to Vashon Island, and Key Peninsula. We are on a bus line,and 10 minutes to downtown Seattle.

Keywords: Puget Sound, Bungalow, Beach, Sunsets, Swimming pool, Lincoln Park,

Urban Oasis, Restaurants, Pike Place Market, Alki Beach, Sunsets, Mountain view, 4 bedroom, Woodland Park Zoo,

Space Needle,

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Scott VandeZande or Jan Place (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2015

About Scott VandeZande or Jan Place

My husband of 25 years, and I purchased this home so we could enjoy occasional city living, and to be closer to our Seattle friends. Our home has been recently remodeled, and is very comfortable. When we spend our time in the city, we enjoy a daily walk at Lincoln Beach, a walk to Starbucks in the morning for a latte, and although I love to cook, we do enjoy an occasional walk to California S reet ( just blocks away) for a pizza at Zeeks, a cocktail at Feedback Lounge, or some pasta at Abbondanza Italian restaurant.

We love our location, and the convenience of having a great grocery store and pharmacy, just 3 blocks away. I do make frequent trips to the Pike street market, as well as our weekly farmers market, for fresh, organic food, and I'm always energized by the tourist clicking pictures, and enjoying a favorite Seattle destination.

We are dog lovers. When in West Seattle, my dogs love our walks together at Lincoln Beach. When not in the city, we spend our time on Key Peninsula.

Scott VandeZande or Jan Place purchased this bungalow in 2010

Why Scott VandeZande or Jan Place chose West Seattle

We chose West Seattle, because we love all that it has to offer. Many wonderful specialty shops, farmers markets, restaurants, beaches, views of the water, mountains, and sunsets.

What makes this bungalow unique

Relaxing in the jetted air rated tub. Cooking in the gourmet kitchen. Enjoying a glass of wine on the deck, while watching the sunset. a daily walk at Lincoln Beach, reading in the easy chair, a latte in the morning at

Starbucks.

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 30 traveler reviews

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West View of Mountains. Sunsets, and Puget Sound.
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
Corvallis Or
5

Wonderful rental for holiday reunion

  • 5 of 5

This large and comfortable house was perfect for an extended family of 7 adults including a 90 year old lady, and a toddler! While forewarned the house was not set up to be baby-proof, it was relatively easy to make it tolerably so. A safety gate and crib were specially provided. A room on the main entrance floor with its own bathroom was perfect for great-grandma. (This bathroom also had the jacuzzi, but great-grandma kindly let others use it as well). Kitchen was very well-equipped and table sat 10 so brother and fiance could join us for dinners. Nice grocery store within walking distance. We mostly played board games and did jigsaw puzzles (some we brought, some were there), but there is an entertainment center with Roku in the downstairs family room. We spread all our Christmas stockings on the coffee table in front of the cozy gas fireplace and Santa did arrive! Given it was December the patio and lounge chairs didn't get too much use, but we hope to visit again in the summer-- the view is great! We were very pleased to be allowed to have our little poodle with us (extra charge but reasonable). We met owner only briefly but all our dealings with her were pleasant.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Janet, I am so happy that you and your family enjoyed our home, and that you are considering a return trip. Thank you for pointing out the highlights, and being a happy customer. We look forward to your return trip when you can enjoy the large expansive deck. Jan and Scott
Anderson, SC
5

Perfect Rental Home, Excellent Customer Service!

  • 5 of 5

We could not be happier with the home or Jan's level and quality of customer service provided. Please allow me to list all the ways this home made our stay in Seattle more enjoyable:

-She was an excellent communicator before, during, and after our stay at the home.

-She was flexible with us based on our personal needs and schedules (within reason).

-The house was MORE than adequately stocked with toiletry needs, cleaning supplies, as well as even the pantry!

-The home is beautiful. The upstairs area is perfect for dining and lounging, and the downstairs has plenty of room to crash in after a long day in the city!

-The view of the mountains from the deck on a clear day is simply spectacular.

-We utilized our own mode of transportation during our stay, but the home is within walking distance to the bus stop for public transit.

-The location in West Seattle is fantastic. We were about 5 minutes from the California/Alaska junction (TONS of local bakeries and fun shops), 12 minutes from Alki Beach, 15 (depending on traffic) from downtown and just a bit further from Pike Place, etc. It was far enough out of the city to avoid heavy traffic but close enough where a trip into the city wasn't at all inconvenient!

I'm sure if I sat to think I could come up with many more wonderful things to say, but all in all I could not recommend this home or Jan more highly. We lacked NOTHING during our stay. Thanks so much Jan for a wonderful experience, and we hope you'll have us again at our next venture in Seattle!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Josuha, It was a pleasure working with your group, and I loved that each guest signed the guest book, and individually expressed their thanks! I do treasure positive remarks and strive to give my vacationers a positive experience when renting our home. We appreciate you highlighting many of the features of our home, and your stay. We are looking forward to your return in the future. You were a great group, and we thank you for leaving our home so clean and well appreciated! Jan and Scott
Bellingham, WA, USA
5

PERFECT Home, Hospitable Owner

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home for a long weekend to accommodate multiple couples coming in from different parts of the country for a wedding. We couldn't have spent better money. The owner of the house was extremely easy to work with and very hospitable towards us, and the house itself accommodated our needs beautifully. The front deck is perhaps my favorite part - even though it was the first weekend in November, it was still plenty nice outside - and we enjoyed the views, deck furniture, and big tree as we talked into the night. The kitchen and upstairs common area were perfect for making big breakfasts and socializing, and downstairs provided plenty of room to sleep and get ready for the wedding we all attended. The final morning we were there, a couple folks and I drove down to the famous bakery Nouveau in West Seattle and loaded up with a bunch of treats to bring back to the house. It's really nice how accessible the main stretch of West Seattle is. All the beds are also quite comfortable, including pull out futon upstairs. I really don't have anything negative to say about the house or the experience - and Jan, the owner, is an absolute pleasure to work with. I will be coming back to use this place again should we ever need a common landing site for all of our friends from out of town!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lange, for taking the time to highlight features of our home. I am so glad we had nice November weather for your group to enjoy some time on our expansive deck. The tree you mentioned is a Japanese Maple that is over 100 years old! It is a special tree that has been professionally pruned over the years to give its character, and incredible unique shape. Nouveau is truly the best bakery on the West coast! It is a popular stop for all of our guest. Most importantly, I am glad that you enjoyed the open concept upstairs for socializing, and that all your guest were comfortable during their stay. Jan and Scott
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4

Coffey family

  • 4 of 5

We came to Seattle with our 3 adult children and our 92-year-old father. The house was great for him, as the main floor held all his needs. I was disappointed that the "bedroom" on the main level was actually a sitting room with a hideaway bed. It would not have been comfortable to me at all, but Dad said he was comfortable, so I guess that's what counts. The beds in the two main bedrooms downstairs were VERY comfortable, and there were plenty of pillows and extra blankets.

The kitchen was very well stocked with pots/pans, utensils and dishes, and we appreciated that we were welcome to use condiments if needed. We enjoyed being able to prepare all our meals in the house, and people could eat when they wanted, allowing flexibility for all the various wake/sleep cycles and arrival/departure times.

The small grocery store 3 blocks away was great, and allowed for a nice bit of exercise and fresh air for us.

The view of Puget Sound from the deck, when not covered by fog or clouds, was AMAZING! We got some great family pictures on the deck, and would have loved to have a BBQ out there if the weather had permitted-it was October, after all.

Overall, what a great find - all agreed that staying at this house made our stay in Seattle like staying at home. And Jan, thank you for your flexibility on the day we left - we appreciated being able to stay a couple of extra hours before leaving for the airport.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cathy, I was disappointed to receive 4 stars, instead of five! Out of 26 families, I have not received less than 5 stars, over the last several years. The 2 four star ratings were given by reviewers that drew conclusions without having slept in the bed. I would suggest that before drawing any negative conclusions about a hide a bed, that you sleep in it yourself. When I purchased the bed, I paid a lot extra to upgrade the mattress to a firm and comfortable mattress. It does not have box springs that poke at you, like the old style hide a beds. Obviously, you stated that your father said he was comfortable, and he is the one that slept in the bed. I have slept in the bed myself, and found it very comfortable. On the other hand, thank you for all the positive comments, and for leaving our home nearly as clean as you found it.
4

Home Away From Home

  • 4 of 5

My father-in-law was turning 60 and we wanted a place for the whole family to stay together. There were 5 of us total, all adults. I think this would be a better location for no more than 4 adults and up to 5 or 6 younger children, unless you have some teens or 20-somethings that don't mind sleeping on couches/futons. This would also be a nice location for a romantic getaway. We didn't utilize the fireplace or jet tub, but could see those being appealing to a couple. That being said, this was still a nice location for our family to all to be able to spread out and read and relax. The views from the deck were magnificent and we enjoyed the sunset every evening.

The location is within driving distance from downtown Seattle, and you can drive or take a bus to the water taxi that will take you across to one of the piers, or you can grab a ferry that will take you to Vashon Island. The house is also a short walk away from a grocery store and restaurants. We chose to walk to the water taxi one day and enjoy a delicious lunch on the dock at Marination Ma Kai before we left. It was voted America's best food truck in 2009 and everything we had was delicious! In the interest of full disclosure the walk from the house to there is a hike - around 2+ miles up and down hills. We are used to walking a couple miles a day, so to us it was a fun adventure.

We would also recommend eating at Matt's in the Market and Boat Street Cafe in downtown Seattle.

Jan was great! She was very welcoming and immediately responsive regarding a couple minor issues we had. All in all it was a lovely trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Vanessa for taking the time to write a nice review. There are two queen beds, and a new upgraded firm mattress, with no box springs on the hide a bed in the upstairs den. We have slept on the pull out, and found it comfortable for two adults. The leather Euro couch folds down and makes into a double, and I would think would be more comfortable than a futon. You did touch on many features that people enjoy at our home. Especially the deck, and looking out to the water, Olympics, and the sunsets. And thank you for your eating suggestions, and for pointing out the water Taxi that takes you into downtown Seattle. We are glad that your family enjoyed your stay, and found points of interest and good food during your stay. Best, Jan
Boston
5

Time Well Spent!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for one week this summer, while traveling to Seattle for a wedding. With an age range of 3-89 in our family group, this comfortable and clean house answered all of our needs. There was plenty of seating in the kitchen and living room, a very nice soaking tub for baths, and our children even found a box of classic Lincoln Logs to play with - that was priceless! The wide open spaces and large windows on the first floor made it feel quite spacious, and we were able to enjoy the mountain views at every turn. Of course, our favorite spot was the huge deck! We took to retreating there whenever we could (and always at sunset) to visit, eat, read and relax. When we weren't at the house, we could easily access everything we needed in West Seattle, downtown and beyond. All in all, a very quiet and pretty spot - both inside and out. Thanks for a wonderful home base on our special trip, Jan!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Megan for choosing our home for your families stay! You really touched on the great highlights of our home and all that it offers to families of all ages. We also enjoy those sunsets and mountain views from our spacious deck! Thank you for leaving our house as clean as you found it! It was a pleasure to have you and your family! Jan

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Nearest Point of Interest
Lincoln Park
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Lowman Beach Park
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Thrift way Market
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Starbucks Coffee
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Kororas Greek Grill
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Feedback Lounge
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Zeeks Pizza
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Coleman Swimming Pool
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Macdonalds
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Seattle Transit
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Sunday Farmers Market
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Bakery Nouveau
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Alki Beach
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Water Taxi
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Safeco Field
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Pike Place Market
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Abbondanza Pizzeria
Nearest Point of Interest
Vashon/Key Penisula Ferry
Car: not necessary

Many great activities nearby. Football Stadium, Seattle Center, Pike Place Market, Ballard Locks, Pioneer Square, Seattle Public Library, Discovery Park, Green Lake Park, Lincoln Beach Park, Seattle Waterfront, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle Aquarium, Olympic Sculpture park, Seattle Art Museum, Museum of flight, Land/Water tour, Kenmore Air to San Jaun Islands. Alki Beach and more.

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Rates & Availability

From $295 Per night

West Seattle Bungalow Rental Rates

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Summer Rates
May 15 2015 - Sep 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$330
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2 night minimum stay
$295
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$325
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200.00 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500.00
Pet Fee $25.00
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Pet fee is per day, quote will be adjusted accordingly.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

West Seattle Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Relax in jetted tub.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New queen size bed, 500 thread sheets, and down comforter
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New queen size bed, 500 thread sheets, down comforter.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa with upgraded firm mattress.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Leather Euro couch that folds out to double. Single bed.
  • Queen size Beds (2) Brand new beds. Both with pillowtop, Double Beds (2) Sleeper in Seattle bed purchased with upgraded comfort mattress. Firm Hide-bed...no springs, and very comfortable., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Euro Style bed that folds out to a double. Very comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fully fenced yard for your pet.

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