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Upper Floor Condo with Monument Views, Parking, Wi-Fi, Perfect Location

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Alexandria apartment description

This spacious high rise condo is my vacation home when I need to 'get away'. The buiding was constructed in the 1960s and is of rock solid construction. It sits high in the sky in the heart of Alexandria and is the perfect short-term residence for professionals, corporate executives, or vacationers.

There are sweeping views of Washington DC from the living room, kitchen, bedroom, and from the balcony off the living room.

The living room television has Xfinity (Comcast) HD cable service with hundreds of channels and many free, on-demand movies. Broadband Internet access is provided throughout the house.

I am rather fond of my home, but my opinion is shared by others in their reviews. While I appreciate the compliments, the point is that this home is more than just a place to store your suitcase while you are visiting Washington. It will be part of the experience itself.

Located in Shirlington Alexandria high up on a strategic Civil war hill, My condo offers incredible views of Washington's famous skyline and is just 5 minutes to downtown, Reagan Airport, New MD Casinos, Nationals ballpark. You can reach any other part of the City (National Cathedral, National Zoo, Dupont Circle, etc.) in 20 minutes or less. Middleburg, VA is 30 minutes away, Baltimore and Dulles are 30-45 minutes away. A car is most useful, but public transportation is available just one block away.

Shirlington is a safe, quiet, upscale neighborhood. Several of DC's best restaurants are within 3 miles, including French, Italian, Chinese, Thai, Middle Eastern, and one of the best pizzeria's in town. Finally, one of the best features of my neighborhood is that it is one of the very few places in DC where there is never a parking problem for you or your guests! Parking spaces abound in our gigantic parking lot.

To make certain that your stay is trouble-free, I reside close by ready to assist you as necessary.

In my humble opinion, this is the best accommodation value in DC. So why stay in a pricey DC hotel or sterile corporate apartment when my house offers twice as much for half the price? Deal directly with the owner, not an agent or property manager. This is one of the best accommodation values in DC!

NOTE: Maximum of three persons. Minimum stay of three days. Please check my availability calendar before making an inquiry.


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Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Game Console

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Monument View:

                US Capital, Jefferson Memorial, Air Force Memorial, Washington Monument, Washington Cathedral etc......moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Sate of the Art Washer/Dryer across the hall. $1.25 per wash...moreless

                  • Elevator
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Private Pool
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 21 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Spring
                  Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $950
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay

                  $900

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Rates based on 1 or 2 guests. extra guests subject to higher rates

                  $100 deposit to hold dates, remainder to be paid at the door


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/22/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Raegan

                  Car: Recommended

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: Hi, I am a full time equity investor. I stay a majority of my time at my house around the corner. Since I don't stay here much the condo serves a better purpose as a vacationer's destination.

                  Why the Owner Chose Alexandria:
                  The location is perfect for a traveler with a car. Nothing is farther than a 15 minute drive in good traffic.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  The condo has a hotel-like feel to it with a city view, always blows people away. Everything is at your finger tips here, a civil war fort across the street, Old Town Alexandria, DC, gorgeous neighborhoods around the condo. As well as dozens of churches within a couple of miles.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

                  $129 - $136 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few days
                  • Response rate: 70%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
                  Email owner

                  (202) 669-5519 (District of Columbia, USA)

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