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Seattle Waterfront Home, Watch Downtown Seattle's Maritime Parade.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,330 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy this Waterfront duplex home on the shores of the famous Ship Canal. Just steps to Chittenden Locks and Discovery Park, two of Seattle's most visited sites.

Enjoy the continual parade of nautical traffic including the North Pacific fishing fleet made famous in "Deadliest Catch", stately yachts, pleasure boaters, stand up and paddle boarders, water yoga and giant tug boats. Area wildlife includes great blue heron, osprey, bald eagles, seals, sea lions, salmon, and many more.

The home is Northwest Contemporary in style. It features a full kitchen which is open to the living room. Walls of windows take in views. Living room walks onto your private view deck with seating at the deck as well as the waterfront. Three bedrooms, the larger bedroom has a TV and walk in closet. A refreshed three quarter bath and full sized washer and dryer in unit, charcoal BBQ grill in storage unit.

This home is located in the high end, residential Magnolia neighborhood, ranked 3rd best in Seattle for the wealthy, super wealthy and beach lovers! It is a quick drive to Downtown Seattle. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and ever changing activity on the water, making this a truly unique location. We believe your group will be delighted with your stay.

Keywords: Waterfront Home, Waterfront Duplex

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Gina

Of the homes we have owned, this is by far the most fascinating and enjoyable! The waterfront is very active, local sights and great restaurants are within walking distance. A quick drive and you are in the heart of Seattle visiting Pike Place Market, the Space Needle or shopping. I think you will find this is the perfect location for your Seattle vacation.

Gina purchased this house in 2008

What makes this house unique

I am no scientist, but I have read that in environments with salt tinged sea air (like this Waterfront) an abundance of negative ions(electrically charged atoms) are found, which increases the brains serotonin levels, thereby giving an overall feeling of well being and energy. That's pretty great!


Lawton Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1330 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Nicely tiled bathroom with shower (nozzle can be hand held) no bath tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • (3) Queen Beds, (1) Child AirBed in Unit, (1)Graco Portable Baby Crib, Changing table.
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Duplex home located at the waterfront right between two Top Ten Seattle places! Both within easy walking distance from this Seattle location. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Discovery Park. The Chittenden Locks provide commercial and recreational vessel passage from Puget Sound's salt water to the freshwater of Lake Union and Lake Washington. The fish ladder is free, there is a visitor center and gift shop. The Locks are also home to the Carl S. English Botanical Gardens, a beautiful park-like setting with free weekend summer concerts. Discovery Park is Seattle's largest at 534 acres with beachfront and lighthouse at West Point, Environmental Learning Center, play area, 11.81 miles of walking trails to enjoy native wildlife and vegetation and the Daybreak Star American Indian cultural center and art gallery.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(84 traveler reviews)

Seattle Waterfront Home, Watch Downtown Seattle's Maritime Parade.
average rating of 4.952381 based on 84 reviews

Stay Here!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Gina’s beautiful house with our two adult kids after attending a wedding on San Juan Island. The only one in our family who had ever visited Seattle was my husband and he warned us ahead of time we would not want to return to Maryland. He was right. Gina’s place was the perfect home base for our stay. The home is well appointed, clean, comfortable, and the views of the harbor and beyond never got old.

On the first day, we couldn’t rally to go downtown because of all the visual stimuli we were taking in from the deck or through the huge living room windows. Not to bore you with nature details, but we saw seals, herons, sea otters, kingfishers, and hummingbirds. Ho hum! The Ballard Locks are a short walk away. The ship traffic, trains, and salmon ladders kept my husband entertained for hours. For getting downtown, we opted for hassle-free public transportation (bus) which we picked up in another section of Magnolia.

Bottom line… Gina is a lovely person and we can wholeheartedly recommend that you stay at this great place when you visit Seattle. We hope to stay there again sometime.

p.s. - Don’t forget to visit the Fremont Troll…

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice family you have! And thank you for being such great guests! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and all the activity at the waterfront. I appreciate your delightful review and hope to see your beautiful Maryland soon.
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Amazing view and beautiful condo !!!

  • 5 of 5

Better than expected. What a beautiful location. The condo is impeccable and nicely decorated. the extra touches that the host provided made our family visit extra special.

There was never ending ocean entertainment of shops , gulls and sea life.

The train does run by but we thought it added to the charm of the location and it didn't bother us at all.

We would stay here again for a group visit to Seattle!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your comments are so appreciated and 'better than expected' is so nice to hear. Thank you for taking the time to write your very nice, informative review. Do come again when you visit Seattle. You were great guests.
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Middleboro, MA, USA

Once Again, Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our week-long stay was excellent, with only one issue. It wasn't long enough! We had previously stayed last June/July for a month, which gave us time to enjoy all of the things this fantastic location offers.

The home is situated like no other, with views of Salmon Bay and the daily boat traffic, along with the train bridge rising and lowering. A Bald Eagle visited a neighbor's dock, both adult seals and pups swam by in their search for salmon fry, spawning salmon were passing through the fish ladder, the large and small locks were buzzing with activity, the Great Blue Heron rookery was in full swing, and generally there was lots to see and do.

We noticed new living room furniture that was very comfortable for the few moments we weren't pressed up against the windows observing the activity. Discovery Park, a very short drive or walk up the street, provided hours of hiking and viewing. Visiting downtown Seattle was a snap from here, giving access to the Public Market, Space Needle, Chihuly exhibit, etc. Magnolia is a lovely community, and crossing the locks gets you to Ballard which has much to offer also.

All in all, it's simply the best place to stay when visiting Seattle. We plan to stay as often, and as long, as we possibly can each time we visit the Seattle area. For more information, please refer to my earlier review from this past summer.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very nice and informative review. We agree, the location is so fun and convenient. Come visit anytime you can, you are wonderful guests.
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Our family of four really enjoyed our stay. What a great way to experience Seattle.

  • 5 of 5

Accommodations were comfortable and they thought of everything--very well provisioned.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so fun when guests enjoy their visit. We appreciate it when folks enjoy the location and it is also nice to hear that the unit provides the essentials hoped for by visiting guests. Vacations can be so rare that we strive to make every guest experience the best possible at this location.
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Wow what a view!

  • 5 of 5

We just recently spent eight nights in this lovely magical setting. Everything is just so beautifully landscaped in front and either walkway down the steps or the stairs is so lush with ground cover. When you open the front door and see the view it is just so beautiful. All the rooms are decorated so nicely. Everything you could possibly need for your stay is provided. The location to Ballard and Discovery Park is a short walk away. You can stroll to Ballard and not worry about parking. Watching the boats come thru the locks along with all the sea birds is quite a mesmerizing experience. We can't wait to stay here again it's just perfect.

Gina has put a lot of TLC in her place and it really shows.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have the most wonderful guests of all! Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. I appreciate your time in expressing your thoughts so well. Do visit again! Warmest regards to you, Gina
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Santa Clarita, California

Okay... I don't want to do this...

  • 5 of 5

I don't want anyone else to know about my Seattle gem...

It's wonderful...

It's amazing...

Gina is awesome...

See my earlier reviews...(actually, please don't, my 'little gem' gets quickly booked)...if you want all the details.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate my guests who visit regularly, it means so much to me that people from all over the world have enjoyed their waterfront visit. You are always among my favorite guests! Each of you such characters. Thank you for the fun review. Visit again soon!
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Nearest Airport
18.7 Miles
Seattle Tacoma
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Chinook's at Salmon Bay
Nearest Ferry
5.6 Miles
Seattle Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
2.2 Miles
Interbay Golf Center
Nearest Train
6.3 Miles
Seattle King Street Station
Nearest Motorway
6.1 Miles
To: Interstate 5 Seattle
Nearest Restaurant
1.4 Miles
Chinook's at Salmon Bay or Ray's Boat House
Nearest Ski
58.3 Miles
The Summit at Snoqualmie Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
At this Waterfront Location or Discovery Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Ballard Drawbridge
Nearest Point of Interest
Discovery Park; Seattle's 534 Acre Playground
Nearest Point of Interest
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks)
Nearest Point of Interest
Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Ballard Shops and Restaurants
Nearest Point of Interest
Burke Gilman Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Seattle Center & Space Needle
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterfront Piers
Car: recommended

Waterfront sightseeing on the Ship Canal, said to be the 'Most Active Waterway in North America'. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, connecting the salt water inland sea of Puget Sound to the fresh water body of Lake Washington. Boat traffic is common, from personal watercraft to yachts, tugs and fishing vessels now famous on 'Deadliest Catch'. All passing through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and park, which is a short walk away.

Discovery Park is a 15 min. walk west of this home. It is a 534 acre park containing 11.81 miles of walking trails. The Park contains Fort Lawton Historic District, United Indians Daybreak Star Cultural Center and the West Point Lighthouse at the West Waterfront.


Rates & Availability

Lawton Park House Rental Rates

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Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.5%

This is a wonderful location to enjoy, however if you want to host an 'event' or gathering of more than 10 people please choose another location. Parties will not be tolerated.
Honesty goes a long way when renting here. Please be straightforward about who will be staying.
If you choose to let your children run wild, please stay elsewhere. This is a nice home & yard in an upper end neighborhood.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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