About this listing
Be our guest in this secluded garden flat in a quiet neighborhood near Lake Washington, St. Edwards Park, Bastyr Univ, UW-Bothell & Cascadia CC. With its own entrance and tranquil setting, this getaway will refresh & restore. Close to shops, restaurants, grocery, library, bus line, beaches, water activities, mountains, parks. Near 522 with easy access to I-5 & I-405 to Seattle, Redmond, and Woodinville wineries. An hour from skiing and San Juan Islands. Great for couples, individuals & families.
Our welcoming and comfortable MIL apartment (the entire lower level of our single-family, multi-level home) is in a great neighborhood close to everything. The bedroom offers attractive bedding, quality mattress, plenty of pillows and blankets, and windows with views out to the garden of natural NW foliage and trees. Frosted French doors in the living room open out to a private back yard patio. Living room has a large couch for lounging and sleeping, and a futon couch with a very thick and comfortable mattress that unfolds into a full size bed. Attractive room divider panels available for additional partitioning as needed for enhanced privacy among guests. Includes internet-access TV, computer, DVD movies, cards, games, and high-speed internet wi-fi.
Private entrance with key code entry and interior deadbolt for extra security opens to large foyer, kitchen with granite counter tops, full bathroom with shower (no bathtub), living and dining areas, and laundry room (washer and dryer). Electric baseboard heating in each room. Private back yard patio through French doors is the perfect place to enjoy your hot coffee in the morning, or to finish off your day with a night cap in the evening. Business travelers can request the use of an additional lap top computer and/or printer for the duration of your stay. Guests traveling with children are welcome to use the playground equipment just steps from the door (no longer utilized by host's family). Loads of DVD movies (appropriate for families) available to watch on the computer-connected TV screen. Use the high-speed internet wi-fi to stream your favorite internet-based shows; or get some work done if you're here on business.
We are friendly people who respect guests' privacy. We are full-time professionals who make every effort to meet all our guests when they arrive so you feel comfortable with your surroundings. If we cannot be present upon your arrival, guests can self-check-in using keypad entry. If we can help you enjoy your stay in the area even more, we are happy to offer friendly guidance, information, and tips! We live in the floors above, but we leave guests to themselves, unless, of course, they might need something. A binder is available in the desk in the foyer with brochures, bus routes, and other information on activities in the area. We are always available by text if you have questions!
Be our guest and enjoy all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer! Our home is centrally located on the north end of Lake Washington, nestled in a quiet neighborhood on a cul-de-sac street. Only a few blocks away from downtown Kenmore, Burke-Gillman trail, Log Boom Park, and Metro bus line, including express bus to downtown Seattle. Only 3 miles from Bastyr University/St. Edwards Park and 4 miles from UW-Bothell and Cascadia Community College. Centrally located and easy to get to Puget Sound, Woodinville wine country, downtown Bothell, Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, Edmonds, Everett, and surrounding areas like the Olympic Peninsula, Mount Baker National Forest, San Juan Islands, Skagit Valley, Snoqualmie Pass, Puget Sound, etc. Join us and see why we love living here so much!
Close to 522 (Bothell Way) with easy access to interstates I-5 and I-405, major bus routes (which can take you to Light Rail or ferry terminals at Seattle or Edmonds), and Kenmore airport (i.e., sea planes).
Other things to note
Kitchen stocked with cooking necessities, coffee maker, toaster; coffee, tea, and oatmeal packets provided for breakfast. General household items like dish soap, laundry detergent, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, etc. are available. Kindly replace what you use. If there's anything you might need to cook, relax, or feel right at home, please just let us know! Parking is available on the street. Our property is not appropriate for those with physical disabilities, as the private entrance is accessed down a long flight of garden stairs (see pictures). You'll need to carry your own luggage down from the street, although if we're here when you arrive, we'll gladly help!