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Urban Woodland Retreat, Near the ~UW~, Convenient to Everything

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4) 975 sq.ft.

You will be delighted as you descend from street level in a quiet family neighborhood to your garden-level suite opening onto a mature wooded greenbelt along the popular Burke-Gilman trail. You will open your private entrance to find a lovely,roomy apartment, providing two comfortable bedrooms. You'll have to decide whether to sink into the comfortable sofa to enjoy the big screen TV with cable, cozy up before the floor to ceiling windows to drink in the serene view of trees, birds and Lake Washington in the distance, or cook a gourmet meal in the well-equipped brand new kitchen. Your guests will relax and chat at the bar while you create, then you can share your bounty at the dining table, or al fresco on your private deck.

The first bedroom has a king size bed, huge closet and desk where you can log on via ethernet or wifi and work or surf in peace and tranquility. The second bedroom has an inviting queen size bed, convenient storage and a large window looking out on the wooded garden. This bedroom adjoins the full bathroom with tub and shower, separate vanity with plenty of storage.

You have your own laundry room, complete with front loader, high efficiency washer and dryer. Your suite will always be comfortable, with new natural gas heat and central air conditioning. You and your family will always feel safe with your own security system.

Your guest suite is your home away from home, secluded feeling but minutes away from all the amenities and activities you could want. You will find easy street parking in the uncrowded neighborhood. You are steps away from public transportation, taking the Metro bus to the University District, Seattle Center, Northgate, Ballard or downtown in minutes.

Keywords: Guest suite

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Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Ron

Your host, Ron, has decades of experience in hospitality, as the owner of one of Seattle's most beloved restaurants. I expanded into home renovation during 2010 as general contractor as my wife and I brought our 1967 home into the 21st century. We updated every inch of the home and are comfortable on the first and second floors of this three story home. We especially love the location, the feeling of being in the forest as we gaze out on the wooded garden and watch the birds.

Ron purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Ron chose Hawthorne Hills

We have lived in Northeast Seattle for years, but especially enjoy this home for its tranquil setting combined with easy access to everything we love. We can be in the Cascade or Olympic Mountains, on Puget Sound, or the San Juan Islands in no time. Our community is diverse, urban, literate and comfortable.

What makes this apartment unique

We adopted the Pacific Northwest as our home many years ago, have raised our children here, and are now ready to share our community with visitors. We trust you will leave Seattle as smitten as we are!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Hawthorne Hills, Washington

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed, Queen size bed. A deluxe full air bed, pack n play, and high chair are available upon request.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wooden decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Stylish furnishings, sumptuous linens and well equipped kitchen, Large deck through sliding glass door features outdoor furniture, Blue limestone patio with grill, Fire pit, High efficiency front loading washer and dryer, New kitchen appliances with dishwasher, Beautiful quartz countertops and bamboo floor, Open floor plan with convenient bar as well as dining table.


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average rating of 4.9809523 based on 105 reviews

Wonderful apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

Ron's apartment was all we expected and more. It was well stocked with dinnerware, supplies and even some beer and chocolates. It was roomy, well furnished, and the location was ideal for us. While it was too cold for us to get any benefit, the back yard is beautiful and has a fire pit and plenty of seating. Since it was February and the leaves were off the trees, we had a partially obstructed view of Lake Washington. Probably no view in the summer. Ron was very warm, attentive and helpful, and responded to all our needs. He suggested we try Sand Point Grill, which is within walking distance. It was excellent.

JS - San Diego

  • Review Submitted: 01/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Little Apartment Rental in Seattle

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment with two bedrooms, one bath, and lots of amenities. Ron was great to work with, and he has outfitted the apartment with just about anything you could need. We will definitely try to stay here again when we are visiting our daughter who lives nearby.

  • Review Submitted: 28/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous property!

  • 5 of 5

My family has been renting VRBO and Airbnb properties all over the world for about 6 years. Ron's property is the best one we have stayed in to date! He has put a great deal of thought into all of the details large and small. The kitchen is fully equipped and even has good quality sharp knives. The beds were exceptionally comfortable with very high quality linens. The space was immaculately clean when we arrived.

The unit is very well located within walking distance to three great restaurants and a Metropolitan Market. The University of Washington and the University Shopping Village are all within a 10 minute drive.

I would highly recommend this property to anyone who wants a fabulous place to stay and explore Seattle.

  • Review Submitted: 06/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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extremely accomodating, comfortable and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

Our host was extremely kind and hospitable.

It truly is a refuge, a retreat.

I look forward to future visits. Our sincere thanks to Ron.

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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UW Visit

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful stay here. Everything was really convienient!

  • Review Submitted: 18/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable, conveniently located and with a great host!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful surroundings, very quiet. Located only 10-15 minutes from UW. Well stocked with drinks and other goodies for the guests to enjoy. Perfectly sized for a family of 4. Ron, the host was very responsive and helpful. We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Seattle-Tacoma International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Sand Point Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
6.9 Miles
Bainbridge Island Ferry
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Light Rail
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Magnuson Park
Car: recommended

Burke-Gilman trail is only steps away, providing easy access for walkers, runners and bicyclists to nearby Seattle Children's Medical Center, University Village, University of Washington, Ballard and Kenmore, all while enjoying views of Lake Washington , Lake Union, and Puget Sound.

Within a half mile are shopping, restaurants, spas, a gourmet supermarket and natural food store. Within a mile is Magnuson Park, on Lake Washington, which boasts a beach, picnic areas, playfields, restored wetlands, a kite hill, a boat ramp and miles of walking trails.

Northeast Seattle provides community centers,public libraries, schools and churches, all located in a convenient, safe family neighborhood. The University District has a vibrant year-round farmer's market, museums, movie theatres and clubs.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Hawthorne Hills, Washington

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$159.29 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.1%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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