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Quiet Nature Abounds at this Luxurious Apartment

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4 -6

Beautiful quiet neighborhood in Puyallup with 2/3 acre back yard. 700 sq ft Daylight basement turned into a posh modern pad with private patio, separate entrance at back of home. Comfortable queen size posturpedic bed in bedroom, full size sofa sleeper and 2 single futons for extra sleeping. Fully equipped kitchen including stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave (no dishwasher). Large backyard for playing games or just relaxing. A few steps away is a nice teak table and 4 chairs to enjoy table games or a meal. The house has a great view of the valley and to the west of Tacoma and the Olympic Mountains. We are 5 minutes from The Washington State Fairgrounds and Good Samaritan Hospital. Great accommodations if you have a short term work assignment or are transitioning to or from the area like Costco, REI or JBLM. Uber is a really popular way of getting around. We are also just a few minutes from the Sounder Train Station in Sumner or Puyallup that travels to Seattle with special runs to Mariner and Seahawk games.


Owner
Kim Hunter
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Kim Hunter

I grew up in northwestern Illinois, worked in the fishing/shipping industry in Alaska and then moved to Seattle area almost 40 years ago. I owned a European style restaurant and catering company for 12 years and transitioned to mortgage and real estate business in 2000. I have always loved the hospitality industry so this BNB is a perfect fit. I am married to a realtor and we have two young adult children. I have a passion for fine food and wine and love reading and hiking.

Kim Hunter purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Kim Hunter chose Puget Sound

We chose this property because of the separate apartment which my mother lived in for 5 years before moving to assisted living. We love the neighborhood for its amazing views of the Puyallup/Sumner valley and across to the downtown and Port of Tacoma. Also of special interest is the large, peaceful, wooded lot and greenbelt behind us that hosts deer and the occasional coyote.

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with this property because of its peaceful nature and orientation toward the most spectacular views in the neighborhood. Sometimes when the fog is in the valley it reminds me of Shangri-La. It is a spectacular house for entertaining with many separate indoor areas, 3 decks and a patio.

Amenities

Puyallup Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Handicapped walk in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Roomy bedroom with queen size posturpedic bed, large closet, tall high boy dresser and night stand.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Quiet Nature Abounds at this Luxurious Apartment
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
5

Perfect place to stay for our trip to the Tacoma area!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using VRBO in the US, and it was a great experience!

Kim was so friendly from way back when we made our reservation, and continued so while we were there. Her apartment had everything we needed, and much more! We were in town for a graduation nearby, and the location and neighborhood was just perfect. We could watch rabbits, deer, and even a coyote in the garden!

Everything was clean and the kitchen was well-stocked. The bathroom had pretty much any toiletries one could need - we could have arrived without any toiletries, and everything we might need was there.

A great experience indeed. If we're ever in that area again, I'd definitely stay with Kim!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to host Mary and her family. They were so enthusiastic about our apartment and meeting our dog Cecil. Everything was left clean and neat. Hope to see them back sometime.
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5

The apartment was perfect for our needs and very well kept.

  • 5 of 5

We came to Washington from Texas to visit our daughter and her family, and attend our grandson's wedding. The apartment was perfect for us and was very well kept. The owner was very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carolyn and her husband were great guests. Quiet and respectful of our space. Welcome back any time.
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4

Lovely nook in a quiet neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

Clean and comfortable, quaint and well decorated little "mother in law" apartment. VERY comfortable bed. Perhaps best for just one or two, as the hide away bed (couch) was not quite cozy for an adult. Also there is a family above, so expect footsteps and the sounds of people enjoying their lives. Very peaceful sloping back yard with large beautiful trees. Hope to come back when I have more time.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment. Perfect for our needs.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very clean and welcoming. The bed was one of the most comfortable we have ever slept in. The owners were very involved and concerned about our comfort. The whole experience fit our needs perfectly.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, clean and well furnished for an extended stay.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice now, both stays have been extremely enjoyable. Property owners are very kind, responsive and helpful. We will continue to stay here when we travel home to visit family.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The best compliment we can receive is when a guest returns for another stay. These guests are so pleasant and attentive to details. They are welcome anytime.
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3

Convenient location

  • 3 of 5

Cheaper than a hotel. Lots of space and great amenities

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Puyallup Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Rate
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$95
From
$115
Fri,Sat
$650
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$75
From
$95
Fri,Sat
$525
$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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