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Beautiful Ballard 3BR 2.5 BA townhouse in Walker's Paradise

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

We have two identical townhomes side by side at this location. Please see vrbo #355515 for the other unit. Each sleeps up to eight. Please feel free to call or email even if the calendar does not show availability for your desired dates!

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Located on a quiet, tree-lined street, just two blocks from Market Street in Ballard, this spacious townhome stands apart with its gleaming hardwoods, airy, open layout, high ceilings and prime location on a quiet residential street. At nearly 1800 square feet, it is a more generous size than most vacation rentals. You will enjoy leaving your car at home and walking to all that Market Street and Ballard Avenue have to offer: cafés, eateries, movie theatre, climbing gym, bookstores and boutiques. There is a brand new supermarket two blocks from the front door! Also one block walking distance to local bus lines to downtown Seattle.

This home is also situated very close (less than a half mile) to popular outdoor destinations: Ballard Locks, Shilshole Marina, Golden Gardens, Burke-Gilman trail and Discovery Park. Downtown Seattle is four miles and the airport is a forty minute drive.

Features include:

- 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms

- Off street parking for one car

- Vaulted ceilings, skylights

- Brand new hardwood floors

- 32' hdtv, DVD and library of good flicks!

- Ceiling fans

- Tiled gas fireplace

- Large kitchen with gas range

- South-facing, sunny balcony (a view of trees!)

- Fenced side yard

- Energy efficient front loading washer/dryer

- Ample closet storage throughout home

Keywords: Ballard, townhome, Seattle, family, vacation, 3 bedroom, sleeps up to 8 comfortably

More Details

Owner
John Manning
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About John Manning

Hi, we're Liz and John and we'd like to welcome you to our townhome in Ballard. A little about us: we met in the south of France where we lived for several years before relocating to Seattle in 2000. John is Irish and speaks French, Spanish and Portuguese. Liz grew up on Bainbridge, a beautiful island in the Puget Sound. Our interests are varied: we're musicians, motorcyclists, fishers, hikers, skiiers, bikers, climbers, kayakers, entrepreneurs, sustainable farmers, gourmet foodie locavores, dog whisperer wannabees, wilderness lovers. We practice meditation and yoga and do our best to parent our wonderful four year old.

John Manning purchased this townhome in 2008

Why John Manning chose Northwest

The location of our townhome is perfect for vacation and is the type of home we would like to stay in ourselves when we travel. It is within walking distance of beaches, parks, sailing marina, fabulous restaurants and all sorts of recreation. The layout of the property makes it an instant home away from home.

What makes this townhome unique

Sit quietly by the Ballard Locks just a short walk from our townhome and read a book while boats and ships glide by or view the immense salmon run through the famous fish ladders at the Locks. Barbeque with friends at the Golden Gardens beach and see sea lions and seals (or at least hear them barking!). Take a sailboat or kayak and explore the Puget Sound. Puget Sound is also reputed to have some of the finest scuba diving on the West coast. Whatever your tastes, our townhome in Ballard is located in a safe and friendly neighborhood with a unique character and unrivalled amenities.

Amenities

Ballard Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Ground Floor Suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Top Floor Second Bedroom - 1 queen
    Top Floor Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom has a large walk-in closet. Pack 'n Play available.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Ballard 3BR 2.5 BA townhouse in Walker's Paradise
average rating of 4.72093 based on 43 reviews
5

Just wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the best time in Seattle, and with all the sight seeing we did, it was just wonderful to look forward to staying in a home away from home. This apt was clean, spacious, comfy and we lacked nothing. The neighborhood was lovely with all its mature trees and blooming flowers. I not only would recommend it, I WILL be back, thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Ballard location

  • 5 of 5

I actually live in Ballard, but needed a place for several friends to stay for the weekend. Everyone reported that the townhouse was very comfortable and that they had everything they needed. It was also well-situated to shopping, restaurants, and bars. For multiple guests, parking is an issue, but the truth is that parking is simply an issue in Ballard. There is one space for a guest and then others need to park on the street. We're an urban neighborhood, so that just goes with the turf. I believe one of my guests spoke with the owner about something and he was very responsible and friendly. I would definitely rent the townhouse again. Thanks for providing a great place for folks to visit.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent location to experience the Ballard neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Responsive property management team

Great, walkable location

Clean property

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, quiet and spacious... perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six adults was able to spread out and relax comfortably in this town home on a cozy, quiet street in Ballard. The amenities met or exceeded our expectations. It was nice to find that some staples were provided like hand soap, trash bags, coffee filters, laundry supplies and plenty of towels (bath and kitchen). The radio (already tuned to NPR) was a nice touch. We really appreciated the off-street parking space that came with the rental. This is an attached unit but we never heard a sound from the neighbors. The owner was available immediately to help us when we had a question.

We were happy to discover a supermarket and coffee shops very nearby. The walkability was fantastic. We enjoyed excellent restaurants (Moshi Moshi Sushi, The Other Coast Cafe, Miro Tea, Hot Cakes, Java Bean Coffee, Ballard Bros. Seafood and Mighty-O Donuts) and entertainment (The Ballard Locks, Stash Pot Shop {hey, it's legal here}, The Noble Fir) without leaving the area. Ballard is a small town with a big sparkle. When we wanted to go downtown we found the RapidRide bus to be an easy and affordable commute.

This is a home and a location I would return to.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Comfortable and convenient; VRBO problems

  • 4 of 5

Overall the home is very comfortable and the location was convenient for us. Must be able to climb multiple levels of stairs daily. Kitchen could use a few more utensils, drinkware, and a wine bottle opener.

The owner was very helpful in that VRBO did not send us the checkin information so we had to contact the owner directly to get into the home. Also VRBO had my check out date wrong even though I paid in advance for a specific time period so on the date VRBO thought we were leaving we were temporarily locked out of the home. Again, we contacted the owner and he quickly sent the new entry code for us to get back in the home.

The home and owner were great - VRBO gets very bad marks from a first time user.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Heart of Ballard

  • 4 of 5

Our stay in the Ballard townhouse was very comfortable. The house had all the equipment we needed. It's two blocks from a well stocked QFC supermarket, a couple of more blocks to the heart of Ballard's excellent restaurants and a 10 minute walk to the Crittenden locks where you can see migrating salmon.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
SeaTac
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
NCL Port
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Golden Gardens
Car: not necessary

Please feel free to ask John and Liz about your preferred activities. We have relatonships with all sorts of service providers from yoga teachers to fishing guides! We'll be delighted to make recommendations and facilitate any special requests.

John Manning Properties LLC is a licensed real estate company in Washington State managed by John Manning, Managing Broker.

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Rates & Availability

Ballard Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May
May 1 2017 - May 24 2017
1 night minimum stay
$290
$1,925
 
 
Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - Jun 11 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
 
 
Summer
Jun 12 2017 - Jun 29 2017
1 night minimum stay
$350
$2,200
 
 
Independence Day
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
 
 
Mid summer
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$350
$2,200
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
 
 
End of Summer
Sep 11 2017 - Sep 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Autumn/Winter
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$199
$1,113
$4,170
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
December
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
$1,113
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,200
 
 
January
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
$190
$1,092
$4,170
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.6%

Rates subject to change until reservation confirmed.
Please note we only accept short reservations (1 or 2 nights) that begin or end on the same day as another reservation.
Our rate for a 1 night rental is our standard rate of $400.
We reserve the right to not accept reservations that will cause adjacent nights to stay vacant.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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