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Heart of the City - Half Block to Metro - Shops & Restaurants Nearby!

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Tree-lined residential street, historic neighborhood but only 1/2 block to Metro

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Columbia Heights apartment description

This charming apartment is the entire 3rd floor of an historic row house in the dynamic neighborhood of Columbia Heights. The ordinary nightly price is $125-140.00 which includes tax and cleaning.

The apartment is separate and private with a door at the bottom of the stairs, but the entry is through the main house where I live. You may come and go as you please. I'm a writer & work at home.

Location- only Half-block from Columbia Heights Metro station, (Yellow/Green line) it is only ten minutes to most tourist sites - Smithsonian museums, US Capitol, Convention Center, Zoo.

What's Nearby? - Within 2 blocks you will find dozens of restaurants and cafes, a wine-bar, neighborhood pub, 2 coffee shops, a wine store, Starbucks, a Grocery Store, 24 hr. CVS drugstore.

DC-USA shopping center with Target & Marshals. (Travel light and buy it all here!)

Other neighborhoods with similar vibrant nightlife & restaurants - Adams Morgan, Dupont Circle, Mount Pleasant & U st - are an easy 15-20 minute walk, or one subway stop away.


Just three more stops along (no need to change trains) is the bustling Gallery Place/Chinatown neighborhood, with the MCI arena, Convention Center, American Art Museum, Spy museum, dozens of shops and restaurants, a 14 screen movie theater, even a bowling alley!

Amenities- The apartment has one bedroom with queen sized bed, a full bathroom and a separate living room with a comfy queen-sized sofa bed. There is a TV with cable & DVD in each room.

Wireless Internet.

In the living room there is a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, 2 electric burners, toaster, coffee maker etc. - everything you need to prepare light meals. You have use of washer/dryer on 2nd floor.

Children - Because of the stairs I don't take children between crawling and about age 5.

Older children are welcome. There is one Aerobed available, making it possible for 3 children to share the living room. This is very crowded however and not recommended for longer than 4 nights.

Free street parking permit. Off street parking is available.

Cleaning and tax is included in the listed rate.
Weekly rental is 7 days 6 nights.

Availability - Spring (March through June) fills fast. Please consult the calendar for openings.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome:

        Because of the open stairs, I don't take children between crawling age and about 5. Older children and babies are welcome...moreless

      • Wheelchair Inaccessible
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Non Smoking Only

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • Non-crawling babies and children older than about 5 are welcome. It is possible for three children to sleep in the living room with one on an air-bed on the floor, but this is very crowded and only recommended for short stays (3-4 days.)...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • DVD Player
          • Video Library
          • Television
          • Radio
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Toys

          Theme

          • Tourist Attractions
          • Budget

          Attractions

          • Cinemas
          • Museums
          • Arboretum
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Playground
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Zoo
          • Festivals
          • Synagogues

          Leisure Activities

          • Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Bird Watching
          • Antiquing
          • Walking
          • Horseback Riding
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography

          local services and businesses

          • Fitness Center
          • Hospital
          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist

          Location Type

              • Downtown

              sports and adventure activities

              • Ice Skating
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Roller Blading
              • Cycling
              • Tennis

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Printer
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Telephone
                  • Heating
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Washer and dryer are on the 2nd floor and are shared....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    The house has central AC and there is a window unit in the flat to 'boost' the cool up there....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    100% cotton. (We are a polyester-free house!)...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Electric kettle, coffemaker, toaster, single-burner electric stovetop...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • 2 Ring Stove
                  • Kitchenette
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Mini Refrigerator
                  • Pantry Items

                  Payment Type

                  • Visa
                  • Mastercard
                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 75 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Spring-Summer
                  Mar 1 - Jul 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $140
                  $800
                  Feb.
                  Feb 10 - Feb 12, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $10
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $125
                  $700

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Check, cash or credit card.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/08/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Other Activities: Shopping

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: I'm a novelist. I was born in Washington DC and have lived here most of my life. I've traveled and worked all over the world and enjoy sharing my city with visitors. www.victoriamckernan.com.

                  Why the Owner Chose Columbia Heights:
                  Columbia Heights is an historic and diverse neighborhood right in the middle of the city, close to everything.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Tree-lined residential street, historic neighborhood but only 1/2 block to Metro

                    Tree-lined residential street, historic neighborhood but only 1/2 block to Metro

                  • Separate living room with queen size sofa bed.

                    Separate living room with queen size sofa bed.

                  • Vibrant city life (And Metro) half a block away

                    Vibrant city life (And Metro) half a block away

                  • Small but all you need! (Especially with 50 restaurants & shops nearby.)

                    Small but all you need! (Especially with 50 restaurants & shops nearby.)

                  • Snuggled on the sofa bed

                    Snuggled on the sofa bed

                  • Columbia Heights Sat. Farmer's Market

                    Columbia Heights Sat. Farmer's Market

                  • Pop up table.  Relax with a bottle of wine from D'Vines - 1 block away.

                    Pop up table. Relax with a bottle of wine from D'Vines - 1 block away.

                  • Bathroom is on the landing between bedroom & living room.

                    Bathroom is on the landing between bedroom & living room.

                  • Cable TV with 75 channels.  DVD player and lots of movies too.

                    Cable TV with 75 channels. DVD player and lots of movies too.

                  • We never go into the apartment - but aren't we cute?

                    We never go into the apartment - but aren't we cute?

                  • Meridian Hill National Park 5 blocks away.  Sunday drum circle and . . .

                    Meridian Hill National Park 5 blocks away. Sunday drum circle and . . .

                  • National Zoo 1 mi.  - Cool hands-on (heads on?) lab in Amazonia Hall.

                    National Zoo 1 mi. - Cool hands-on (heads on?) lab in Amazonia Hall.

                  • Soothing retreat after a busy city day

                    Soothing retreat after a busy city day

                  • Historic DC neighborhood - 1.5 miles to the White House.

                    Historic DC neighborhood - 1.5 miles to the White House.

                  • Private 3rd Floor Apt.

                    Private 3rd Floor Apt.

                  • Fall Oak tree outside your window - like being in a tree house!

                    Fall Oak tree outside your window - like being in a tree house!

                  • Artistic guest book entries!

                    Artistic guest book entries!

                  • Living room with kitchenette.

                    Living room with kitchenette.

                  • Full bathroom - plenty of towels.

                    Full bathroom - plenty of towels.

                  • Unpack, relax and stay a while.  Plenty of pillows.

                    Unpack, relax and stay a while. Plenty of pillows.

                  • Cherry tomatoes all summer long- yours to enjoy from my back yard

                    Cherry tomatoes all summer long- yours to enjoy from my back yard

                  • Pete Seeger memorial sing-along at the Community Plaza one block away.

                    Pete Seeger memorial sing-along at the Community Plaza one block away.

                  • Restaurant map. Kitty sticker marks home. Look at all the yellow dots!

                    Restaurant map. Kitty sticker marks home. Look at all the yellow dots!

                  • Ginger loves DC - you will too!

                    Ginger loves DC - you will too!

                  $10 - $140 per night (USD)
                  75

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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