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The Happy House - A Seattle Urban Oasis

The Happy House
24 reviews
The Happy House
Living Room
Dining Room
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4 - available for $25 extra per night
Upstairs Bathroom with Tub/Shower
Upstairs Bathroom
Downstairs Bathroom Shower
Downstairs Bathroom Sink
Hot Tub
Yard and Garden
Buddha Garden
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Seattle, Washington
We call our home The Happy House as it makes one feel welcome and at home, the minute you arrive! This sweet house, with its cheery décor, has a lot of personality and artistic charm. It is located about 8 miles north of downtown, in the eclectic Lake City/Meadowbrook area of Seattle. There are four bedrooms that will accommodate 8 guests. All bedrooms have queen beds. The functional kitchen is well stocked and located conveniently next to both the indoor and the outdoor dining areas. The house has two bathrooms (one on each floor), a living room, dining room, TV room with DVD player, a washer/dryer, wireless high-speed Internet, and off-street parking for several cars. You'll find the beds lovingly made, fresh towels in the bathroom, and a coffee/tea service in the kitchen, in addition to other homey touches, so you can begin y... Read more
About the Owner, Melissa S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : May 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Guests can arrive on their own and access the house using the key box or if they prefer, I can certainly meet them if my schedule allows. I am available during their stay to answer questions or address anything at the house. I am also available before their stay should they need help with travel plans.
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Excellent - based on 24 reviews
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English first
Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed March 13, 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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Management response:

Thank you Shannon! You were wonderful guests and I look forward to hosting you again!


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Huntington, New York
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Excellent Helpful owner . Very clean. Well located. Comfortable attractive. Great art well stocked kitchen Lots of condemnation , coffee, tea Even found overran in freezer and a bottle of wine from the host. Would return tomorrow

Vancouver, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 6, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Quirky, relaxed little home. It served our needs for a four day break in Seattle. Great location and very easy access to the main tourist destinations. Melissa is very prompt at responding to questions. Would happily stay again!

Management response:

Thanks Philippa! It was wonderful hosting you and your family. Please do come back!


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  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    2 Full baths
    4 Queens
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  • Damage Deposit: $500 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $100 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Located in the North Seattle neighborhood of Lake City/Meadowbrook. The house is set back from the street and surrounded by gardens on all sides. It is a little oasis unto itself, even though it is in the middle of a fairly busy city neighborhood. The house is fenced on all sides, so it is safe for dogs and there is plenty of room for them to roam. You can catch a bus to downtown a block away. You can walk to restaurants, tennis courts, a playground for kids and recreation center.
About a mile north, is the center of Lake City, with an eclectic mix of ethnic shops and restaurants, a brew pub, great Thai food, Greek and Mexican food and a great greasy spoon breakfast place!
Getting around
See getting there (above)
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Seatac Airport: 21.7 mi
Ferry: Kingston: 12.4 mi
If you rent a car at the airport, it will be about a 25 minute drive to the house (north Seattle). The Light Rail goes to the University of Washington at this time. If you have more guests arriving and don't want to go to the airport, this is a great way for them to take the train and then have you pick them up at this station, which is about 10 minutes away. Uber and Lyft are very active in Seattle. You can download the app to your phone and get anywhere in the city for a good rate. The bus line to downtown from the house is only a block away.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 mi.
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