HouseOnTheSound – Classic Spacious Home & View
About this space
We want to offer a relaxing and unforgettable experience to our guests with our home. Get away from all the noise and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Puget Sound & Vashon Island. Enjoy your stay in this remarkable & friendly neighborhood located in Seattle, the Shorewood on the Sound.
Our vegetable garden will be ready for harvest mid summer.
Your opinion matters to us. We want your stay to be as convenient as possible and open for any suggestions.
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*Please READ everything INCLUDING the House Rules prior to booking*
*CURRENTLY* the right side is still incomplete but is accessible to walk thru
Our 3 level home shares a private gate entrance, clean and spacious with a stunning view of the Puget Sound and Vashon Island. Located in the southern area of Seattle and close to Seatac Airport. Great interior space for families, group of friends & couple(s) visiting Seattle. Our home consists of 8 beds and 3.5 baths, plenty of space for relaxation.
DISCLOSURE: Throughout the week, my neighbor may be in the backyard working on the garden such as: planting, weeding, watering & basic maintenance. During Spring-Summer, we may experience some ants making their way into the house (we have supplies for them).
Our home is not too far away from the main areas of Seattle. Main landmarks are averaging about 15-20 minutes away via driving (dependent on traffic).
– 9 miles away from Downtown Seattle
– 8 miles away from Westfield South Center Mall
– 7 miles away from SeaTac Airport
6:00AM – 9:00AM
3:00PM – 6:00PM
(May vary dependent on current road constructions)
Yearly temperature in Seattle, WA
(Washington goes thru all 4 seasons: expect sun, rain and snow. Please check the forecast for your booking dates to pack accordingly)
Spring: 40-65 degrees F
Summer: 60-87 degrees F
Fall: 40-70 degrees F
Winter: 36-50 degrees F
(Please note that we do NOT have air conditioning, 4 mini fans are provided & 2 wall fans)
LIVING ROOM (Main Floor)
The entrance from the front door leads into the living room with the bay window view of the Puget Sound & Vashon Island. The living room consists of a 50” LG UHD TV along with Chromecast, Nintendo 64 w/4 controllers & 8 games & an HDMI splitter. We have two Old English style couches with a large square coffee table (great for board games). Our fireplace does NOT work, please DO NOT use it, a label has been placed.
COFFEE & TEA AREA (Main Floor)
Heading towards the Kitchen, we have the Coffee & Tea area with a wide window of the view. You can find all of our board games (10+) in the bookcase. There is two Old English style chairs for you to sit and enjoy a little bit of reading and/or drinking your beverage while enjoying the view.
KITCHEN (Main Floor)
From the Coffee & Tea area and into the kitchen, you will encounter a couple steps down, please watch your steps! They say the kitchen is where the magic happens. Spend quality time with your family and/or friends while enjoying your meal with the breathtaking view. You can also slide your way out onto the patio. We want to provide as much essentials for your stay to be as convenient as possible. Some items are listed below, let us know if we are missing anything else.
Coffee/Tea: Varieties of grounded coffee, Varieties of K-cups, Coffee Mate Original powder, sugar, Sweetener, Varieties of tea
Cooking Essentials: Keurig, Hot water boiler, microwave, stove, oven, toaster, blender, pots, pans, apron, oven mitts, kitchen towels, burger flipper, tongs, knives, utensils, cooking utensils, cutting board, salad spinner, mixing bowls, colanders, bakeware, wine opener, rice cooker, measuring cups & spoons, Dish washer
Other Kitchen Essentials: Paper towel, foil (located in cabinet), seran wrap (located in cabinet), zip lock, Brita water, plates/bowls/cups, children plates/bowls/cups, coasters, napkins
Health/Medicine Essentials: First aid kit, Tylenol, bug off, acid reducer, floss, eye drops, contact solution
Cleaning Supplies (Child lock): Cleaning sprays, Insect sprays, garbage bags, compost, dish soap in dispenser, sponge, broom, sweeper
Misc Items: WiFi/router, 1 iPhone chord, 1 Samsung chord, 2 charging blocks, 1 baby high chair, fire extinguisher, portable lamp, 2 extra stools
BATHROOMS (All Floors)
Essentials: Towels, hair dryer, lotion, qtips, tissue, hand soap, lint roller, toilet papers, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, plunger, toilet scrub, mini garbage can, Febreze, hand towel, step stool for toddlers (located main floor)
BEDROOMS (All Floors)
4 Queen size beds each with a comforter and comforter cover & pillows (Main & Upper Floors)
4 Twin size beds each with a comforter and comforter cover & pillows (Bottom Floor)
Room Essentials: Mini garbage cans, hangers, extra plush blankets, extra pillows, desk lamps, mini fans
MASTER BEDROOM CLOSET (Main Floor)
Essentials: Laundry basket, extra towels, LG Bluetooth Sound Bar with subwoofer & remote (feel free to use where ever in the house), 1 portable folding baby crib with mattress (instructions attached), 2 safety pressure mounts (instructions attached), 2in1 cornhole/ladder toss game (instructions inside)
Stairs – Must climb stairs up/down, steps have grip strips, about 15 steps up/down
Ironing Room – Iron, iron board, emergency fire escape ladder, portable lamp (Upper Floor)
Boiler Room – *PLEASE KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM BOILER AND FURNACE* (Bottom Floor)
Behind the curtain: Mini vacuum, WiFi extension, water boiler
Storage Room: No access (Bottom Floor)
FRONT OF THE HOUSE (Outside)
Right Side – Front porch to front entrance and walkway to the backyard.
Middle – We have parking space for 3 vehicles. Spaces are marked with white lines. HEAD IN parking only
Left Side – We have parking space for 2 vehicles. Spaces are marked with white lines. HEAD IN parking only. Leads to the side door entrance to Main or Bottom Floors (door has a NON working security camera), Laundry room with a washer and dryer for use, laundry detergent, fabric sheets, medium size shop vac, misc items, and walkway to the backyard
BACK OF THE HOUSE (Outside)
We understand that during the lovely weather, it can bring us all together with happiness and laughter. If you do decide to use our sound bar outside, please keep the music to a medium level. We want you to have a wonderful time but also want to respect our neighbors. We greatly appreciate it!
Patio – Propane BBQ grill w/cover, patio table w/cover, 8 patio chairs, 2 pots with sand (for disposing smoking ends or throw away into the garbage), entrance to kitchen slide door
Garden Area (Left side) – Harvest will be ready by mid-June thru Sept. Vegetables will vary yearly (Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, kale, mustard greens, green onions, lemon balm for tea, Stachys sieboldii for tea)
Please note the Southern part of the backyard is NOT SAFE for children, it’s the lower area to the grape vineyard.
You get to use the ENTIRE house except for a few Do Not Access areas (labeled). Electronic key lock pad for easy access and no need to worry about losing a key. This allows for easy and late night check-in if needed. If the key pads happen to be out of battery, please notify us as soon as possible for further instructions.
Check in instructions will be provided in the house manual after your booking.
Other things to note
PRIOR to booking, please be sure to review ALL the House Rules and ensure that all guests will comply with the rules. ANY violation of house rules or local/federal laws will be subject, but not limited to, immediate termination of booking and forfeiture of the full security deposit, as well as any fees determined by the host or Airbnb. By booking this space, all guests agree to these terms and conditions.
Any damage to the property or missing/lost property, is subject, but not limited to, any expenses incurred to repair damages or replace damaged items, as well as forfeiture of the full security deposit. Guest are responsible to any expenses or damages that exceed the security deposit. All damages must be reported upon checkout. Failure to report any damages will result in full forfeiture of the security deposit.
Please keep watch on children at all times when inside and outside of our home. Careful of steps, boiler/furnace room, backyard.
If there are any issues during your stay, please let us know immediately so we can resolve the situation in a timely manner.
If you have any suggestions, please let us know as we would love to accommodate you and your guests as much as possible. We are always open for improvement and ideas!
Please take great care of our home as we would love to share it with the world.