In the city: Artisan Oasis, Seattle, Washington
Great for groups! Just 6.5 miles from the heart of downtown Seattle, Artisan Oasis features a private, custom designed modern cottage with adjacent mini guest house, which together can sleep up to nine people. The houses can be rented separately or together. Rental fees include use of a car and the location is just a few blocks from public transportation if preferred.
The Main Cottage at Artisan Oasisis is a light-filled two bedroom, one bathroom open plan house that can sleep up to 6 people. It is an aesthetically pleasing and peaceful environment where guests can relax and have a great time with family and friends. The kitchen area features two dining areas, custom built cabinets and hardware, and salvaged fixtures and furnishings. The back door opens to a large patio and garden area with grill. There is also a front yard attached to the Main House that is enclosed by a tall hedge for privacy. The house and yard area are perfect for kids as well as adults. Click here for slideshow:
The Mini House is a 250 sq. ft. guest cottage with a sleeping loft reached by an old ship ladder, with windows that look out over the Cascade Mountain Range. There is also a wood burning stove the keeps the little house cozy in the winter, French doors that open out onto a back patio with a garden and fruit trees, vintage outdoor dining table and chairs, and a soaking tub with a hand held shower in a large bathroom. It is an open, light, peaceful and private retreat perfect for 1 or 2 people. Guests experience a feeling of comfort, simplicity and beauty. Click here for slideshow:
Built by Seattle artist and designer Michelle de la Vega, the Artisan Oasis is modern, rustic, comfortable and relaxing. The Main Cottage and Mini House are one of a kind, featuring custom handmade and found features and open, simple floor plans. Set on a property with fruit trees, raspberries, raised garden beds and large front and back yard areas, the Main Cottage and Mini House are complemented by patios perfect for grilling and outdoor dining.
Artisan Oasis is perfect for travelers looking for a unique retreat from which to explore the Seattle area, conduct out of town business, celebrate a special event or enjoy a special, private get-away. You can read more about Artisan Oasis and Michelle de la Vega in this New York Times article.