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Great neighborhood! 5 min to downtown, walk to restaurants & grocery

Northwest Seattle, Seattle, WA, USA
  • House940 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Traveling with your friends to Seattle? Visiting the family? Would you like 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 duplex 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 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 coffee roaster 3 blocks from the home! 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.

Take light rail from the airport then Metro Rapid Ride E Line to the transit stop just 2 blocks from the house at 46th Street for $2.50 total fare. Use your ticket to transfer to the bus and on return to light rail to avoid paying an additional fare. You will not need a car!

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!


Scott Lawrence

Member Since 2011
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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 Fremont

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.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 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.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • All bathrooms are tiled floors with tiled tub and shower.

      Location Type

        • Mountain View
          View of the Cascade Mountains from the master bedroom.


            • Away From It All
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Two In room 12,000 BTU air conditioning units located in the bedrooms.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Radiant electric heat all rooms
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      New front load dryer in unit
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      Ample street parking in front of home
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      New front load washer in unit


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Place settings for 12
                        • Dishwasher
                          new dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Comes complete with cooking essentials and no consumables
                        • Microwave
                          New microwave
                        • Pantry Items
                          Paper towels and cloth napkins provided
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          New glass top electric range
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • DVD Player
                                  Blu-ray DVD player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  170 channels on Cable TV
                                • Television
                                  32' high definition 1080p LCD
                                • Video Library
                                  Assortment of movies


                                    • Balcony
                                      Small balcony off the master bedroom with a view of the Cascade Mountains.
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible


                                            • 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


                                                            • Prices for stays 30 days or longer do not include utilities.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              29 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              This is one of the best places we have stayed.

                                                              Graham S.

                                                              We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the home was perfect for us. It is in impeccable condition and the location is perfect! Close to the local market and walking distance to several great parks and lakes. We had a great stay in Seattle and staying here was a huge part of making it a great trip.

                                                              Calm oasis

                                                              Peter L.

                                                              Just lovely.

                                                              Perfect VRBO

                                                              Molly D.

                                                              Great property and location, exactly as described, very cozy and well maintained. Owner was extremely helpful and responsive. We will book this property again in the future. Thank you.

                                                              Vrbo in Freemont

                                                              Richard B.

                                                              Great location. Very comfortable. Parking was easy. Hope to stay there again.

                                                              Clean, good location, kitchen is lacking...

                                                              KRISTINA K.Vancouver

                                                              Having stayed in many VRBO/Airbnb properties while we travel with our two young children, we know that this place was a good price. It was also very clean, but my partner noticed a stale cat urine odour. I normally am the one who is sensitive to smells, but he commented on it a few times. It is an old house, so it may just be from a previous owner. Scott's place was VERY clean! The master bedroom is enormous, so we opted to put our kids in there. The layout is a bit odd in that the second bedroom is right off of the living room with glass doors and heavy curtains to partition it off. It was fine for us, but might not be if someone wanted to sleep in there while others hung out in the living room or watched TV.

                                                              Although the shower is quite short (the apartment is on the top floor of a house, so the ceiling is sloped. I am 5'8" and had to duck a little to wash my hair), it was a lovely, well-pressured shower!

                                                              The unit is on the third floor of a house. The staircase has a solid railing, but is quite narrow. At the top of the stairs is the crossover point of the apartment between the living room, the master bedroom and the hallway to the bathroom/kitchen/dining area. With the kids going back and forth between the kitchen/dining area where we were cooking and the living room/bedroom area where they playing, it made us fairly nervous with our two year old, so we were creative in blocking off the stairs so he couldn't fall. It is fine for older children (ie. no worries for our 5 year old).

                                                              The kitchen appliances (dishwasher, oven, stove, microwave, fridge) were all clean and relatively new. All worked well. However, no kettle was provided which seemed odd given the teapot that was provided. Previous tenants commented on this in the guest book. There were also only 3 bowls (cereal bowl sized), but no others for salad/serving/microwaving etc. There was plenty of cutlery and plates. Very few sharp knives existed (and none of them were sharp at all), nor a decent chopping board, nor a strainer, as well as a number of other things that have been provided in all of the other vacation rentals we've stayed in. This seems like the kind of kitchen where people are assumed to be eating a light breakfast at home, or maybe a very simple other meal, but is not really intended for proper meal preparation.

                                                              The location is great in a quiet neighbourhood a short walk from the zoo and a VERY quick drive downtown despite the distance.

                                                              Thanks, Scott!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              The home has a nice kitchen so this review surprises me. I have had multiple couples with small children stay for several month's without any complaints. From the review it seems it was not the kitchen or layout this guest wanted. All my guests to date have really liked the kitchen and room layout which allows privacy between bedrooms. The staircase is a normal width.

                                                              Regarding the cat odor I was very concerned because there have never been any pets in the unit. My housekeeper and I have checked everywhere in the home to detect the odor and we could not find evidence of it.

                                                              I take seriously any signs of off odors or evidence of pets having stayed in the unit without my knowledge. We check after every departure. I am not finding what they are claiming. I have professionally cleaned the rugs and staircase runner after their stay to be sure we did not miss anything.

                                                              The kitchen items mentioned were moved to the downstairs kitchen by previous guests that rented both units in the home. We have since moved them back to the unit and sharpened the knives.

                                                              I take seriously all reviews and feedback from my guests!

                                                              Fantastic place and great location

                                                              Glenda D.Carmel, Indiana

                                                              We had a great stay at Scott’s place. It was clean and well appointed. We felt comfortable and at home. We would recommend a 5 minute walk to Ha! on Fremont for breakfast. We will be back.


                                                              Northwest Seattle, Seattle, WA, USA

                                                              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.

                                                              Rates & Availability

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                                                              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.

                                                              29 Reviews
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