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Cottage by the Potomac River

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Alexandria cottage description

This unique home, known as 'Granny's COTTAGE' , has been updated and modernized, retains WARMTH AND CHARM, and is ideal for someone seeking a short-term rental (1-6 months), or for a family coming to see the WASHINGTON, DC sites!

On an acre of lawn and gardens, the brick cottage has 2 cozy upstairs bedrooms and wide wood plank flooring. Downstairs is a modern kitchen, living room with flat screen TV, dining room, small den with pullout sofa, and bathroom. A favorite feature is Granny's screened in porch where one can enjoy breakfast while watching Virginia's beautiful birds.

The home is 4.5 miles north of Historic Mount Vernon, and 4.5 miles south of Old Town, Alexandria. Within walking distance of parks for hiking and biking; minutes from the Potomac River and the American Horticulture Society (George Washington's River Farm). There is easy access to Washington, DC: 11 miles ride by car or bike, or an easy commute by bus and/or metro. The expansive yard has plenty of room for outdoor games and cookouts.



Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Den

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              • Upstairs Bedroom #1: Double Bed; Upstairs Bedroom #2: 2 Twin Beds* * Can be converted to King Bed Downstairs: 1 twin size Sleep Sofa in small den Portable baby crib and sheets available for infant...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Small dining room has table that seats 5 or 6. There is large closet in the ding room...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                dish soap, garbage bags, cleaning supplies...moreless

              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Air Conditioning

              Other Amenities

                  • Large backyard

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television

                  Communications

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        3/4 acre of lawn and gardens...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Tennis
                      • Kayaking
                      • Cycling
                      • Hiking
                      • Sailing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Zoo
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Museums
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                       

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                      $175
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                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning $100 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 6%

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/14/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

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                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Reagan National Airport
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Closest Metro Stations: Huntington or King Street

                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About the owner: My husband, three children and I moved next door to this property in 1984. The wonderful neighbor, who came to be known as 'Granny', maintained a lovely home, and we were fortunate to purchase it in 1999. We live next door to the property, and are available to renters for guidance. In the past several years, local families have rented the cottage while renovating their home, and international students have occupied it while in DC for a semester of study. When not working in the gardens, I work as a nurse, and my husband has his own business. Our Portuguese Water Dogs keep us busy now that the kids are grown.


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                      Speaks: spanish, english
                       

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                      VRBO #242859

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Friday, September 12, 2014

                      $175 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 09/14/14
                      Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                      Cottage by the Potomac River

                      Alexandria #242859

                      2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 5

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