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Waterfront Cottage on Quiet Beach, West Seattle

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 520 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

Beach Cottage Seattle is just footsteps from the beach, 9 miles from downtown, 9 miles from SeaTac airport, and a delightful getaway. Constructed in the 1970s, the cottage has been lovingly updated by its newest owners. The cottage’s westward view of Puget Sound faces Vashon Island and beautiful Seattle sunsets. Seabirds, occasional seals and eagles can be seen. When the tide is out, long walks are in.

Sit on the deck and watch the day light up and the sun set.

Listen to the birds call and the waves roll against the shore.

Relax in the cozy reading nook and gaze at the water between chapters.

Look around at the custom wood ceilings, cast glass light fixtures, paintings, and other thoughtful details.

The kitchen is well-equipped with utensils, dishes, pots & pans, a coffee maker, toaster, and microwave. You will have WiFi, basic cable, DVD, iPod dock, and a local use, land-line phone. The bedroom has a comfy queen size bed, good closet space and a dresser. There is a full bathroom, and the reading nook in the living room has outlets to accommodate laptop or iPad use. There is a single convertible couch/bed in the living room. Outdoor parking is located directly in front of the cottage, though a woodland trail or short hike up the road leads back up to public transportation if you want to leave your car behind.

Beach Cottage is located in a quiet beachfront community in West Seattle. Nearby (app. 2 miles) Westwood Village has a large grocery store, drugstore, Target, Barnes & Noble, and other shops and restaurants. You are just a few miles away from The Junction, West Seattle's shopping district, and Seattle’s renowned Lincoln Park, with beautiful waterfront and woodland trails, an outdoor saltwater swimming pool (open Memorial Day to Labor Day), and the Fauntleroy Ferry dock with service to Vashon Island and Southworth.

The owners are each only a short distance away, so within easy reach for any questions or needs.

Keywords: Waterfront , cozy cottage, quiet, romantic get-away, Seattle stay-cation,writer's retreat, pet friendly, kid friendly. Artful decor; 9 miles to downtown, 9 miles to SeaTac airport.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Why The Owner chose West Seattle

Beach Cottage was discovered while walking in the neighborhood. It has been lovingly fixed it up for personal use and to share with others. As there are so few 'motel' rooms in West Seattle, it serves those looking for a place to stay in the area.

Amenities

Arbor Heights Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 520 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • swimming
Notes:
iPod dock

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Cottage on Quiet Beach, West Seattle
average rating of 4.84127 based on 63 reviews
5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Cozy little cottage in a great location with amazing views.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely spot. Cozy beach cabin. Convenient to city, yet quiet get away.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay; relaxing, quiet, cozy, comfortable. Most relaxed we've been in weeks! Cabin has all the necessities for staying in and cuddling up, and is close to the city, for going out.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy respite for one or two

  • 5 of 5

I had a great stay at this comfortable cottage. It was even better than the photos and so conveniently appointed inside. The view was great from the wide balcony and I used the reading nook and rocker for my knitting. The kitchen is even more than I needed and the bed, comfortable. I needed a place to rest and this was perfect - beautiful, comfortable, and quiet.

Also, I was near my son and all the places I like to visit when in West Seattle and Burien. I hope to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean and comfortable, great view

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed this property while visiting our kids and granddaughter. Con is

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Extra room for Thanksgiving visitors

  • 4 of 5

This waterfront cottage fit the needed bill to house the extra guests in West Seattle for the Thanksgiving holiday visitors. Overall the cottage was clean and roomy to accommodate the guests. The cottage had all the amenities needed for our guests. That stated, the cottage was on the cold side.....it would be ideal in the middle of the summer months when the temperatures outside are warmer.

Thank you very much....I am certain to use this cottage again!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property was perfect for two. Right on the beach it is quiet and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for two people. We would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
SeaTac
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal

beachcombing, birdwatching

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Rates & Availability

Arbor Heights Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
May 15 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$170
$1,120
$4,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 10.1%

There is a $20/night charge for a fourth person.
Dogs can be welcome, subject to owner approval. $15/night for one, $25/night for two.
Most payments fully due at booking. Payment schedules can be arranged with owner if necessary.

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