About this listing
Located in tranquil Ballard. Close to bus lines. Safe on-street parking. Unit boasts queen-size bed, large closet and dresser, full bath and nicely appointed kitchen. Dining area for three; convertible couch; Olympics view. Easy walk to Ballard.
Though larger than an actual one, our unique apartment is in the shape of a caboose. This is a comfortable, private getaway in Seattle's trendiest neighborhood. The apartment has one bedroom with a queen bed and a convertible couch suitable for a child. With a private entrance, the apartment is completely separate from the owner's house.
Guests have free use of the deck and access to the backyard patio and furniture. Stays of 4+ nights include option of washer/dryer.
Interaction with guests
Apartment has plenty of brochures suggesting all sorts of activities. Owners are long-time Seattle residents with ideas to share.
Close to Slate Coffee, Brimmer & Heeltap, Veraci Pizza, the apartment is within easy walking distance to Ballard, Woodland Park and Greenlake. We are near Gilman Park and down the hill from the Woodland Park Zoo.
The bus lines to the University of Washington and to Ballard are 100 feet from the apartment. Another bus line to Fremont and downtown Seattle is just three blocks away.
Other things to note
The owners are full-time teachers. Check-in time is flexible upon arrangement but afternoons/evenings are better.
We have a friendly dog who loves everyone! The owners have lived abroad in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. We welcome guests from other countries. Coffee and tea are provided.
No smoking on the property
On-street parking for one vehicle only
We like our neighbors and have two boys; quiet is requested by 9 pm.
We are a family of four who has recently returned to Seattle after five years living abroad in the Middle East and Europe. We love to explore the outdoors by hiking and skiing, backpacking and cycling. We are especially fond of Austria after spending four Christmases there.