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The Happy House - A Seattle Urban Oasis

Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Seattle, Washington
We call our home The Happy House as it makes one feel welcome and at home, the minute you arrive! This sweet house, with its cheery décor, has a lot of personality and artistic charm. It is located about 8 miles north of downtown, in the eclectic Lake City/Meadowbrook area of Seattle. There are four bedrooms that will accommodate 8 guests. All bedrooms have queen beds. The functional kitchen is well stocked and located conveniently next to both the indoor and the outdoor dining areas. The house has two bathrooms (one on each floor), a living room, dining room, TV room with DVD player, a washer/dryer, wireless high-speed Internet, and off-street parking for several cars. You'll find the beds lovingly made, fresh towels in the bathroom, and a coffee/tea service in the kitchen, in addition to other homey touches, so you can begin y... Read more
Listing #FKN2591211
About the Owner
Melissa S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
Guests can arrive on their own and access the house using the key box or if they prefer, I can certainly meet them if my schedule allows. I am available during their stay to answer questions or address anything at the house. I am also available before their stay should they need help with travel plans.
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Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile


Management response:Responded 21 March 2017


Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent Helpful owner . Very clean. Well located. Comfortable attractive. Great art well stocked kitchen Lots of condemnation , coffee, tea Even found overran in freezer and a bottle of wine from the host. Would return tomorrow

Thank lawyeratleisure
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Quirky, relaxed little home. It served our needs for a four day break in Seattle. Great location and very easy access to the main tourist destinations. Melissa is very prompt at responding to questions. Would happily stay again!

Thank Philippa S
Management response:Responded 12 August 2016

Thanks Philippa! It was wonderful hosting you and your family. Please do come back!

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    2 Full baths
    4 Queens
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  • Cleaning fee: AU$136 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$682 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Located in the North Seattle neighborhood of Lake City/Meadowbrook. The house is set back from the street and surrounded by gardens on all sides. It is a little oasis unto itself, even though it is in the middle of a fairly busy city neighborhood. The house is fenced on all sides, so it is safe for dogs and there is plenty of room for them to roam. You can catch a bus to downtown a block away. You can walk to restaurants, tennis courts, a playground for kids and recreation center.
About a mile north, is the center of Lake City, with an eclectic mix of ethnic shops and restaurants, a brew pub, great Thai food, Greek and Mexican food and a great greasy spoon breakfast place!
Getting around
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Seatac Airport: 35.0 km
Ferry: Kingston: 20.0 km
If you rent a car at the airport, it will be about a 25 minute drive to the house (north Seattle). The Light Rail goes to the University of Washington at this time. If you have more guests arriving and don't want to go to the airport, this is a great way for them to take the train and then have you pick them up at this station, which is about 10 minutes away. Uber and Lyft are very active in Seattle. You can download the app to your phone and get anywhere in the city for a good rate. The bus line to downtown from the house is only a block away.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.2 km.
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