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Seattle Modern Lakefront Home - Views From All Floors - Private Dock


Property Details

Updated: Oct 23, 2016
Seattle Lakefront Home - 6 Miles To Downtown Seattle

Wonderful lakefront home....Spectacular views all year round.

Relax and enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Washington and Mt. Rainier as you enjoy a drink or for that matter dinner on the deck. This house can sleep up to 12 people with 5 bedrooms and a queen sized sleeper sofa on the lower level.

You are minutes from downtown Seattle yet can walk down to the lake and take a dip from the dock if you like (please be advised the path down to the lake is steep nor is there a life guard so it is not suitable for un-escorted young children).

Partial list of amenities include:

- 4 of the 5 bedrooms have lake view

- Large view deck with sitting area and dining area

- 2 indoor living rooms, both with lake views

- Gourmet kitchen with Wolf Range and Sub Zero Fridge

- Wide open floor plan

- 2 car garage plus 2 parking spots in driveway

- 3 king sized beds

This is a very special and serene home.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I own and manage 10 different Seattle vacation rental homes. I throughly enjoy hosting people as they visit Seattle. It is a wonderful city.

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Speaks: english

34 Reviews

based on 34 traveler reviews


Quintessential Seattle lake house!

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful. The large deck has commanding views of the lake, and on a clear day you can see Mount Rainier.

Plenty of indoor and outdoor entertaining space . The beds are super comfortable and the rooms are spacious . Bathrooms and kitchen are gorgeous . The house really is fully stocked with everything you would need except food and wine !

Two living rooms give people a chance to spread out And enjoy different activities .

Bob the property manager is very responsive and really easy to work with .

We had an amazing family weekend there I would highly recommend it to anyone !

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful property

  • 4 of 5

We rented this property for an office retreat for 11 people. The floor plan is great and there was plenty of space for everyone to be comfortable. The kitchen is well stocked with all the essential equipment and utensils, plates and glasses for a large gathering. Very nicely furnished and comfortable home. Check in and check out was easy and well stated in the correspondence prior to our arrival. The property is in a great location, easy to get to I-5, U of W and across the bridge to Bellevue and Kirkland. The only negative aspect of the home is the cleanliness in a few of the bathrooms. There is quite a bit of mold in two of the bathroom showers (seems to be a leak on the ceiling in one that is the worst with black mold) and water damage that is not very appealing around the base boards/tile under shower in another with mold on the shower tiled walls. The mold issue has been referenced in a few other reviews I believe so I am surprised it has not been addressed. It also would be nice to have lawn furniture to be able to use down on the lovely lawn by the water. All in all it is a lovely property with a great view of Lake Washington.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate the guest comments and am delighted that it was a pleasant experience for this guest. The home has so many wonderfull qualities and I appreciate the 4 star review in spite of the shower issue whics is spot on but not a quick fix. We realized during the midst of the busy summer season that we would have to replace the entire floor of one bathroom and the ceiling of the bathroom below due to the failure of the waterproof shower surround. This is a 1 month job and would have required that we cancel several reservations which would be a huge issue for confirmed guests. So....we blocked out the entire month of Oct for this repair. We are gutting and replacing the shower floor and lower ceiling starting next week. Thanks for reading our response.
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Great view of the lake and comfortable accommodations for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here as a large family group for a wedding weekend and it was great. The views from the house and decks are wonderful. Very quiet and peaceful neighborhood. The kitchen was well stocked and it was easy to prepare meals for a large group. I would highly recommend this property to others, especially those with large groups.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great lakeside home in quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here in August and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The home is in a quiet neighborhood near UW and is lake front, although it's a steep walk down to the water. My parents are in their 70's and didn't feel comfortable walking down by themselves. For the younger set, it was fine. Some furniture on the lawn by the lake would be a nice addition, as there was nothing comfortable to sit on down there.

The home was clean when we arrived, the kitchen was well-equipped, and we had everything we needed. It is close enough to the city that getting downtown by car or light rail was easy. Yet the view from the home is serene, and it's a relaxing place to spend the day. The deck overlooks Lake Washington and has a great view of Mt. Rainer, and there is plenty of furniture for lounging up there. We spent most of our time on the deck. We definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Air Conditioning Problems

  • 4 of 5

We could not get the air conditioning to work. Upstairs was boiling and downstairs was freezing. We called and left a message with the representative but he never came to check it. Everything else worked well and we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad my guest liked everything but the a/c system. The upper level of this house has enourmous windows facing east and on really sunny days the A/C system can't keep up with the solar gain during the day. We called and explained this to one of the guests but I'm guessing the message didn't filter through to everyone staying at the house.
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Great Location; Great View; Worn House

  • 3 of 5

Laurelhurst is a wonderful neighborhood in Seattle with close proximity to downtown, the U District, and many attractions. The house is situated on Lake Washington with a wonderful view, though lake access can be challenging. If you safely traverse the pathway to the lake you are greeted with a beautiful lakefront, but unfortunately no chairs to be able to sit and enjoy it with.

The house itself is as depicted, but when you see it in person, it is worn and a bit tired. There was mold in one of the showers and no towel bars in any of the bathrooms. As noted by a previous reviewer, there are speakers throughout the house, but they have been disabled out of respect for the neighbors. This is understandable, but you'll need to make other arrangements if you would like to enjoy some music.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

Wonderful views, clean modern home with all sorts of upgrades, quiet family neighborhood, close to downtown Seattle yet feels like a world world away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Seattle Tacoma (SeaTac) at 20 Miles Nearest Ferry : Washington State Ferry Terminal at 7 Miles Nearest Train : King Street Station at 7 Miles Nearest Motorway : Interstate 5 at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : Walk Down From House at 200 Metres Car: necessary

Less than 1 mile from University Village Shopping Center and Seattle Childrens Hospital


Rental rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.6%

Reservation Deposit $1000 with remaining balance due 90 days prior to start of rental
Cleaning fee $195
Pet Fee $90
All amounts taxed at 9.5%
Security deposit via credit card authorization
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are priced at Summer Rates with 5 night minimum stay

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: Oct 23, 2016
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From the Owner

Swim in the lake from the dock (please be advised it is quite a steep walk down to the lake). Proximity to University Village Shopping Center, the University of Washington and Childrens Hospital.

Property Type

  • house


  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront


  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Floor Area

  • 2750 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom #1 - toilet, shower, En-suite with Bedroom 1 Master
  • Bathroom #2 - toilet, En-suite with Bedroom #2 - This also acts as a powder room
  • Bathroom #3 - toilet, shower, En-suite with Bedroom #3
  • Bathroom #4 - toilet, shower, jetted tub, Located on Lower Level - Serves Bedrooms 3 & 4


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Main Floor with Lake View
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Main Floor - Garden View
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king, Lower Level With Lake View
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king, Lower Level with Lake View
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single, Lower Level


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

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