Garden cottage in the middle of the city! Our comfy family home is nestled between I-5 and Greenlake within a few minutes' walk to public transportation, pubs, cafes, and shops. Great for small families and groups, sleeps 6 in two bedrooms and one pullout couch in the living area.
Our lovely family home has 720 square feet of livable space with one ground-floor bedroom and one lofted bedroom (each with queen size beds), one bathroom, one large kitchen, and a large connected living room/dining room with a queen-sized pullout sleeper sofa. A big organic garden and huge backyard with grill, patio, and redwood trees complete our little homestead.
The kitchen comes fully equipped with cooking supplies and there is high-speed wireless internet throughout the house. The bathroom has a clawfoot tub/shower combo. Linens and towels are provided. NOTE: Access to the bathroom is through the downstairs bedroom.
You'll have access to the whole house as we'll be out of town during your stay.
Interaction with guests
We won't be there but will be available by cellphone, call anytime with emergencies.
Other things to note
Note that the second bedroom is lofted above the living room and does not have a door. Also, the only access to the bathroom is through the downstairs bedroom.
HOUSE NOTES AND RULES
Lower cupboard child proof doors locks: the key magnet to unlock them is on a string on the fridge; rub flat magnet of the key over the top inner corner of each cupboard door until you hear a click.
PLEASE TAKE OUT GARBAGE ON THURSDAY NIGHT FOR FRIDAY MORNING PICKUP: Kitchen garbage bag goes into the square black bin under the back deck. If you compost, compost gets emptied into the green big under the deck. Put both bins on the front curb of the driveway for Friday pickup, and put bins back under deck at the end of the day. Thank you!
Dishwasher detergent, garbage bags, & cleaning products are under the kitchen sink. A housecleaner will clean after you check out but please wash your dishes or run the dishwasher before you leave.
Garbage & compost bins are under back deck
Broom/Dustpan on the wall of basement stairway off of dining room
DON NOT PUT LARGE AMOUNTS OF FOOD IN THE GARBAGE DISPOSAL. Please compost or trash majority of your food scraps; garbage disposal works but does not take kindly to large amounts of food
Help yourself to spices, cooking oils, condiments, teas during your stay
Wardrobe closet and hamper in downstairs bedroom are empty for your use.
The housecleaners will change sheets after you check out, but if you need extra linens during your stay you’ll find them on the curtained shelves in the basement to right of the washer/dryer.
Baby gates on the stairs can be opened by squeezing the tabs on either side of the knob, pressing down, and sliding the lock back.
Extra toilet paper in cupboard above toilet, more on curtained shelves in the basement to right of the washer/dryer.
Clean towels in basket next to bathtub, more on curtained shelves in the basement.
The plumbing is old, please only put human waste and toilet paper in the toilet. There is a plunger is to the right of the toilet.
Feel free to use the stereo but please be kind to the records. Stereo auxiliary jack for computer/phone hookup is on the top left of the receiver; turn SELECTION knob to AUX
WiFi PW is written on the whiteboard in hallway to basement, our account is HOME-998F. Router is behind the couch on the floor.
Washer/dryer/drying racks all in basement, use detergents above the washer. NO BLEACH IN WASHING MACHINE.
Please make sure all windows and doors are locked!
Drop the house key IN the mail box on the front porch.
Please handwash your dishes or run the dishwasher and put away dishes before you leave.