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Capitol Hill - Vintage 1907 home - Great location

Brass Bed Guestroom in our vintage totally restored 1907 home in historic Capitol Hill neighborhood.
14 reviews
Brass Bed Guestroom in our vintage totally restored 1907 home in historic Capitol Hill neighborhood.
The walkway around the front of the house takes you to the apartment
Large double-wide driveway for safe off-street parking - at no cost!
Private entrance with touch pad keyless lock lets you come and go as you please.
Five steps down  to the apartment.  Steps on the left lead to the rest of the  house were we live.
Entrance.  Door on  right leads to the bathroom.  Across the hall  is the laundry room.
Large living room area.   Efficient and separately thermostatically controlled heating system.
Sofa with full size bed for that 3/4 guest
Enjoy free microwave popcorn while watching a movie!
New 60' UHD TV with free Netflix, Amazon Prime and Comcast on- demand movies and programs.
Dedicated work space  -  free high-speed WiFi
Door on left leads to bathroom and door on the right leads to the bedroom.
Full size bathroom with tub-shower combination and ceiling heater for extra warmth.
All towels, linens and soaps provided as well a  electric hair dryer.
Our signature antique queen size brass bed.  Large 3-door closet offers plenty of storage room.
All linens provided including extra pillows, blankets and towels. And a chocolate on your pillow!
This door leads to the kitchen.
A fully equipped kitchen  and eating area in separate room off the living and bedroom areas.
Large kitchen with full size appliances and all the accessories for a complete meal.
Dining area in kitchen (extra chairs in closet  to seat 4 people). Accordion  door separates bedroom
Laundry room is just outside apartment door. Available to guest use. All detergents provided.
Large private and quite backyard deck
Peaceful backyard garden - enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening
The backyard garden is one of our hobbies.
Backyard fish pond with water feature,  Come help us feed the fish.
Smiling 'faces'
Location is central to Seattle easy access from interstate and public transport is only 1 block away
Seattle's excellent Metro bus system is 1 block away making is easy to visit without a car.
The Link rail system gets you from SEATAC airport to city center in just 37 minutes.
The house looks over Lake Union, Gas Works Park and Seattle Center
Walk a block down the hill for great view of downtown and Lake Union (home to Sleepless in Seattle).
Lake Union - our house is across the lake about 1/2 the way up the hill  in the middle of the photo
Seattle's iconic Space Needle -- a tourist's must see
Downtown Seattle with Mt. Rainier in the background.  Mariners and Seahawks stadiums behind bldgs.
Mt Rainier -- an hour and a half south of Seattle -- 14,410'.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Seattle, Washington
• Large 525 sq. ft. studio apartment in vintage 1907 home located in residential section of historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, < 1 mile to business district with over 100 bars and restaurants and a 15 minute bus ride to the center of the city.
•The apartment is in the basement of a three story house. Like many houses constructed in this time period ceiling heights in this area are lower. The door openings and a heating duct are at 6 feet while the ceiling height is 6 feet 8 inches.
•There is one step up to the sidewalk leading to the apartment and then five steps down to the apartment that persons with physical limitations could find challenging.
• Bedroom area with queen size bed plus sofa bed in living area (sleeps up to 4)
• Bath with tub/shower, towels, linens and even...
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About the Owner, Larry H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We truly enjoy hosting our guests and welcoming them into our home. We like to think that we are in the hospitality business and not in the hotel business. It's our interest and desire to assist you in any way we can - from the time of your initial inquiry until we say goodbye.
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Excellent - based on 14 reviews
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

My husband and I loved the apartment, the location is good, just a short bus ride to downtown from there which only costs $1 for seniors. The apartment had everything we needed and Larry and Suzi were the most willing hosts. They gave us excellent advice about what to see in Seattle and very clear directions. Larry even took us...

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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

We enjoyed the beautiful city of Seattle, Mt Rainier and Victoria while visiting the northwest. Staying with Larry and Suzi in their apartment was one of the best places we've stayed. Thanks Larry for recommending great places to eat and visit on our vacation. Just a few things we liked about our stay: Great location, comfortable, clean, great amenities, beautifully...

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed June 12, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Larry and Suzi were the perfect hosts for our 4 day stay in Seattle. They made us very welcome, answered every query and met all our needs. The location was good for getting around with a $10 Uber ride just about anywhere in the City.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
See attached Rental Agreement and Rental Rules for details
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Apr 1, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
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As a matter of information the apartment is in the basement of the house that was constructed in 1907, thus the ceiling height and door openings are a bit lower than normal. And there is one step up to the house from the driveway and then five steps down to the apartment that persons with physical limitations could find challenging
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About the neighborhood
The Brass Bed Guestroom is a studio apartment in the basement of our turn-of-the-century “salt box” style home in the residential part of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. All forms of recreational and sporting activities are available as are dozens of restaurants, and great shopping of all forms. The range of entertainment possibilities seems endless – parks, museums, live music and theater, sightseeing, water activities, cultural events and even getaways to the nearby islands of Puget Sound, a ferry ride and overnight stay in Victoria BC or a quick hour’s drive to mountain passes for skiing or rock climbing. We are very convenient to all of Seattle’s specialty medical centers: the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, the Seattle Care Alliance, the University of Washington Medical Cente... more
Getting around
Use of public transportation is very convenient. The Seattle Metro bus system is but a block away from our house and can take you to city center in just 15 minutes. This same system coupled with the light rail system can take you directly to/from Seattle Tacoma International airport. And of course there are still more options via Uber Lyft, Car2Go, ZipCar, Turo, taxis, bicycles, Segways and of course walking! Let us know and we’ll help you put a plan together that fits your interests
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: SEATAC International Airport: 16.2 mi
Railway: Kings Street Station: 6.0 mi
Ferry: Coleman Dock: 4.0 mi
From SEATAC airport take the light rail, a 40- minute ride to our Capitol Hill neighborhood then a very short Metro city bus or taxi or Uber to our house- very easy and convenient and reasonably priced. If driving we are located just off Interstate 5 (I-5) at 2316 Broadway East. Off-street parking is available and at no expense. From Amtrak train station take Metro city bus or taxi/Uber
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 14.9 mi.
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