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Scott Lawrence

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Quiet Charm II - 2 blocks from the zoo downtown bus restaurants grocery, parking

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Fremont House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Traveling to Seattle? Visiting the family? Want to stay in a quiet, beautiful neighborhood close to downtown, Fremont, Greenlake, Wallingford, Phinney Ridge and Ballard? This two bedroom suite is perfect for your needs!

Located on the quiet top floor of a recently restored 3 story Queen Anne craftsman it's just like home! The 2 bedrooms and 1 bath have 940 square feet of charming comfort. The master bedroom features a new king bed and the second bedroom a new queen bed both with air conditioning. There is a complete kitchen with all new appliances, living room, dining room, foyer and new washer and dryer, tile bathroom with full size soaker tub and shower, high speed wireless internet and cable tv. Enjoy the wonderful front porch and lovely garden. Plenty of parking is at the curb just outside the home.

Walk to one of Seattle's best local markets, 12 excellent local restaurants, and roaster coffee bistro just 3 blocks away! Express transit stop to downtown is 2 blocks. This home has 2 units, this listing advertises the 2 bedroom unit located on the top floor. It has it's own private entrance on the front porch and inside stairway with good handrail leading up to the unit.

Woodland Park, the zoo and our famous rose garden are just two blocks away! The University of Washington is 10 minutes by car, bus directly east on 50th or 15 minutes by bike via Greenlake Blvd and Ravenna greenway bike lanes leading to campus.

Walk, jog or bike to popular Green Lake bordering the 2 square mile Woodland Park recreation area with its many forested trails. Take in the great views of the Olympic Mountains and enjoy many great local restaurants while walking along Phinney Ridge.

The Alaskan cruise ship terminals, the Victoria Clipper terminal and the Washington State Ferries are all located nearby on Elliott Bay. Take advantage of this great opportunity to visit Seattle for a few days before or after your cruise!

You will love this home and all that it offers!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Scott Lawrence (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About Scott Lawrence

I am a third generation builder of fine homes. My grandfather would have built this craftsman home and it is an honor to be the owner!

Restoring the original style while adding contemporary updates allows my guests to appreciate the history while enjoying all the benefits of current technology in home design.

Scott Lawrence purchased this house in 2012

Why Scott Lawrence chose Northwest

Charming comfortable floor plan and location in a quiet, upscale historic neighborhood very close to downtown Seattle. Proximity to the Fremont waterfront, Woodland Park Zoo and recreation area, Green Lake, the University of Washington, Wallingford, Queen Anne and many local restaurant and amenities. Easy access to downtown Seattle and all significant neighborhoods just north of downtown.

What makes this house unique

Flexibility in living space options if needed for larger gatherings.

If this home is booked or you need more space check out my other VRBO #442325, 453800 on this property or #344506 on beautiful Ravenna Park just 1 mile north of the University of Washington and 3 miles east of this home via 50th NE.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Scott,



We had a great time in your beautiful home. We definitely will recommend this house to everyone planning a trip to the North West!
Aug 2014
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)
Quiet Charm II - 2 blocks from the zoo downtown bus restaurants grocery, parking
average rating of 4.736842 based on 33 reviews
5

Clean, Convenient, and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This quiet and charming home is conveniently located near Woodland Park Zoo, Aurora Avenue, and Seattle's hip Fremont neighborhood. There is a nice grocery store three blocks away as well as a gas station 1 block away. Additionally, this home is very, very clean: Scott takes a lot of pride in his home. Also, we found the laundry room a huge plus. Finally, the beds were firm and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful layout for our visit

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice place

  • 4 of 5

We stayed a week in this property attending a family wedding and sightseeing.

Scott allowed early arrive after a last minute call to him. The property is very clean and the linens and beds comfortable. There is a posted note to remove your shoes on the door but it states this in the information when looking on line at the property. It does make you feel like you need to be very careful not to get anything dirty durning your stay. When you open the door to go upstairs there is a very unpleasant odor which smelt like a litter box to me. Upstairs the smell was not as noticeable.

The location is close to bus stops to downtown and within walking distance to a small grocery. Parking was available in front and side of the property. Check out procedures are somewhat more than what we have been asked to do with other rentals considering you are paying a cleaning fee. Over all it was comfortable, clean and location was good for us.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciated the review and the feedback. I have not experienced a smell in the unit at anytime so will be sensitive to this going forward. Regarding guests removing their shoes I do make mention of this more than once because it has been my experience that many guests need the reminder otherwise they ignore it. Taking your shoes off makes a very big difference in the upkeep of the home to the high standards I maintain. This is for the benefit of all guests and is much appreciated as I have been told. A final note about housekeeping tasks I do ask guests do a minimal amount of cleanup when they depart. This helps the housekeepers do a superior job in the short amount of time we have between guests departing at 11 am and arriving at 4 pm the same day which is the case during the high season summer month's. The level of effort it takes to properly clean and prepare the home is much more intensive compared to a hotel room. The expense is shared and the guest portion does not fully cover costs so the bit of help on departure allows our housekeepers to complete the job properly in the limited time we have. Again, thank you for the review and I appreciate the feedback!
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Enjoyed the walk ability of the area and the personality of the area.

  • 4 of 5

Nice size for the four of us staying here while visiting Seattle for two days. Great location to walk to shops and restaurants. Our 24 year old son enjoyed Fremont Brewing that was nearby. The house was comfortable and equipped with what we needed. Kitchen was stocked with frequently used condiments. Fortunately we are short people and didn't have issues with low ceiling, doorways and bathroom. Had a comfortable time staying here! Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I appreciate your taking the time after your stay. A note about the ceiling height I measured it after reading your review as guests have not mentioned this before now. The ceiling height through out the unit is 7 feet six inches which is 6 inches lower than a standard height of 8 feet in modern homes. It seems charming to me and guests over 6 foot 2 have stayed for several months at at time without feeling it was a problem for them. Anyway, thanks again for the feedback!
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5

The property is well maintained and extremely clean.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful. The property is in walking distance to the rose garden and zoo. While it's in a quiet neighborhood, it's also conveniently located to main highways into downtown Seattle, as well as walking distance to public transportation. There is a food market nearby, as well as many lovely shops and restaurants. I found this to be an ideal location. The owner was very reachable and accommodating. The beds and pillows were extremely comfortable.

Wonderful amenities. I look forward to returning to this charming home. I will definitely recommend this property to friends and family. What a fantastic find!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This place is fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here... need I say more?! Very comfortable 2 BR place with just about all the comforts of home. Very comfortable beds and pillows, nice towels, owner was very accommodating with early arrival and late departure. And the location is perfect!! We will be back...

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
17.4 Miles
Seattle Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Uneedaburger on Fremont Ave
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Elliott Bay Seattle Waterfront
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Greenlake Par 3 Golf Course
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Union Station Downtown Seattle
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
Interstate 99
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Rock Creek Steaks & Seafood
Nearest Ski
56 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sand Point Recreaction Area on Lake Washington
Car: not necessary

Walk a few blocks to Rock Creek Steak and Seafood for a well priced fine dinner or Uneedaburger (best burgers in the city!) for a locally brewed tap beer and gourmet food menu in upper Fremont. Shop at Marketime Foods on your way back for fresh food, groceries, great takeout, craft beer and wine selections. Pick up a movie rental at Video Isle which specializes in British and American cable TV series as well as all the current popular foreign and American films.

If this home is booked or you need more space see my other VRBO #442325 on this property or #344506 in nearby Ravenna Park.

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Rates & Availability

Fremont House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,050
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,050
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,050
$2,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $105 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.5%

Cleaning and optional damage insurance fee
Major credit cards accepted (fee is 2.5%-3.75% foreign banks) or eChecks with no fee
9.5% sales tax on stays less than 30 days
Rental agreement required.
Stays of 30 days or longer are not refundable.
Recommend guests purchase trip insurance to provide a refund in case of emergency.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Fremont House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 940 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All bathrooms are tiled floors with tiled tub and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Large master bedroom - 1 king , All bedroom furniture is new including the beds and linens.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • All bedroom furniture is new including the beds and linens.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Prices for stays 30 days or longer do not include utilities.

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