The North 49th Street Residence

wallingford, seattle
4 bedroom - 2 bath
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$375 - $400 per night (USD)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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Perks for the Parents

This 4-bedroom bungalow in Wallingford includes plenty for kids plus interior design to inspire parents and a private main floor bedroom well suited for grandparents or an au pair. Well equipped for a family stay, the house has a fully stocked gourmet kitchen and a marble dining table made for family meals, seating 6-8. All the linens are of the highest quality, bath products are exclusively Aesop and mattresses are all Tempurpedic. The master bedroom has a kingsize bed, with a children's room next door that has a pack’n’play, a toddler mattress, and a regular bed, perfect for children of all ages. The home office is business-travel ready with a dedicated Apple desktop and printer, and there is WiFi throughout the house. It is close to plenty of family-friendly attractions, the Woodland park and zoo, and convenient to the University district.

Why Kids Love it

The house is great for all ages, and the neighborhood is filled with young families. UW is also close by. The children’s room is bright and cozy and can sleep 2 older kids in the queensize bed, as well as an infant and a toddler in the optional pack’n’play and on the toddler mattress. With its comfortable daybed, the office can also be used as an additional children’s room. The dedicated play room has a range of toys for infants and younger children, plus a play table, teepee and a children’s library. There are also tons of other amenities for children, including a booster seat, splat mats and plastic cups and plates, an umbrella stroller, toiletries and diapering supplies, making it easy to travel light. Kids will also love playing in the backyard and making s’mores around the firepit. Meridian Park is just a block away, a large playfield and playground perfect for picnics, kite flying and running around.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 3 days. Maximum stay: 3 weeks. The house is elevated from street level and guests must climb 2 sets of stairs to the house. The first set does not have a hand railing. The main floor and downstairs are connected by a long set of stairs, capped by baby gates at the top and bottom. Street parking is ample and free, but the drive is shared with neighbors and strictly off limits to parking. The TV room is set up with 40” Roku smart TV and surround sound receiver, perfect for video games and more. Car rental is useful but not essential: there is good access to transit (E Line & 44, 62, 82), plus good bike routes and easy access to the Burke-Gilman Trail. By car, there is quick access to I-5 and the 99. It is just a 10-minute drive to Ballard, Fremont, Gas Works Park, and University of Washington.

About the Location

The residence is in Wallingford, one of the original suburbs of Seattle. It is family friendly and convenient, and has a Walk Score of 95. There is good access to Downtown, Seattle Center, Pike Place, and Capitol Hill. The house is within 2 blocks of the nearest grocery store, pharmacy, coffee shops, movie theaters, restaurants and cafés lining Wallingford’s iconic 45th Street. The neighborhood is within eyesight of Lake Union and downtown, and only .25 mile from Greenlake, Seattle urban glacial lake. Greenlake has a 3-mile paved walking loop, perfect for morning runs and family walks, plus a large playground, indoor pool, wading pool, and boat rentals. Meridian Park nearby hosts the Wallingford farmers market every Wednesday from May to October. Sea-Tac Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

Accommodation Details

This 4-bedroom 1914 bungalow has a large open-plan living and dining room, separate kitchen, large sitting porch out front plus a deck, fully fenced yard with 3 giant cedars and a large fire pit out back. On the main floor, there is 1 bedroom with a queensize bed, a full bathroom with dual shower/tub, and a business-ready office with single daybed. Downstairs there is a second family bathroom, a master bedroom with kingsize bed, and a children’s room, suitable for infants, with pack’n’play, toddler mattress and queensize bed. There is also a large open plan entertainment room/ playroom and laundry room.

Style Notes

Modern classic. This beautiful home was remodelled taking boutique hotels as its inspiration, with each room offering a slightly different look. The house was thoughtfully remodeled by a pair of architects who were careful to keep the character of the home while adding clean modern lines. Melding classic touches — ceiling moldings, hardwood flooring, painted shiplap, original leaded glass windows and fireplaces — with high ceilings, modern fixtures, contemporary art and furniture, the house is intelligently chic, comfortable, and timeless. We love the artwork, the thoughtfully-chosen linens and the luxurious touches.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 8
1 king
2 queen
1 twin / single
1 toddler bed
Crib
sleeps 1
1 travel crib
Medium
Christine S.
Member since November 11, 2017
Lawyer/single mama to preschooler Bryn/owner of The Bungalow, a kid-friendly creative living space in Seattle. We love to travel and love experiencing the world locally in homes like yours. Thanks for hosting us!

Wallingford, Seattle

Mermaids and marching bands

One of Seattle’s foremost family-friendly areas, Wallingford, in North-Central Seattle, has an annual parade where you might see mermaids and marching bands down the main streets, and is a great location for a family trip. Swing by Woodland Park for summer concerts on Sunday afternoons, or visit its zoo; the area has plenty of parklands and playgrounds and is walkable with independent stores, bakeries and sushi joints lining its friendly streets.