About this listing
Private room in cozy 1950's ranch style house on north end of Mercer Island. About 12 minute drive to downtown Seattle or Bellevue.
I provide towels, linens, pillows, blankets--all the essentials.
My home is less than 12 minute drive to Seattle or Bellevue.
Easily accessible by car, its 2 minute drive to either directly into the I-90 freeway OR to the Mercer Island Park & Ride to take the bus.
It is a great retreat from a busy day, whether you are here to attend a Sporting Event, business meeting, convention, visiitng family or just vacationing.
Kick your shoes off, relax . Put your feet up. , pet the dog, see whats in the fridge. Most of all, make yourself at home.
Make yourself at home; My Nightly rate includes use of hall bathroom, washer/dryer, kitchen, hi-speed Wi-fi, internet, cable and tv.
Feel free to cook on the gas stove in my remodeled kitchen, bar b q outside, take a dip in my mini-spa on the patio or just take a walk, relax, read & unwind.
Interaction with guests
I interact as much or as little as my guests desire.
I am typically close by, or just a phone call away tutoring, dog sitting or involved in community activities.
When out of town I have a close friend substitute in to host and greet you and be available 24hrs a day to help as needed.
Other things to note
My dogs name is Jadey, he is 11+ years old & moving slowly these days with bad arthritis in his knees.
He will bark LOUDLY upon your arrival, you will be welcomed as his best friend within moments.
YOU determine how much interaction YOU prefer with him by either encouraging him with words and attenrion
Easily DISCOURAGE HIM with a firm "no", "leave it", ignoring him or a quick swish in the air with your hand and he will leave you alone.
NO SMOKING indoors.--Please! I do have covered areas set up beside and behind the house.
I enjoy hosting families..i am a certificated k-12 Reading Specialist & teache. I have been known to cook, play, entertain and even babysit for my guests children.
However PLEASE check with me ahead of time to ensure i will be there and that i can make my home is childproof before your arrival.
SMALL dogs only. Jadey is protective about his food, so please let me know before you arrive so i can put his food up.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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I'm a well traveled ( US, Canada, China, Thailand , Egypt, Paris, Italy, Guatemala ,Honduras & more), retired schoolteacher ( Remedial Reading, English, ESL, ELL,), currently tutoring elementary school kids, working in my garden, learning Hebrew, and generally enjoying my life.
I have independently hosted individuals and families in my previously owned Mercer Island, Orcas Island & San Diego homes and now have decided to list my current Mercer Island home on AirBnb in order to augment my income and satisfy my passion for travel & meeting new people. Having enjoyed staying in Hotels, Hostels, BnB's, & other peoples spaces. Im now looking to enjoy & return the hospitality.
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