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Two Bedroom House in Prime Location (Quiet, Safe, Walk to Museums)

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Last updated: 02/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Capitol Hill townhome description

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This is a remodeled Victorian town house with sun filled bay windows. It is on a quiet residential street, yet as centrally located as it gets. The Capitol complex and the Supreme Court are only three blocks away. 'Restaurant Row', a stretch of Massachusetts Avenue with numerous restaurants, is only one block away. The National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and the Newseum are all within walking distance. You will not need a car. Built in 1890 and renovated in 2010, the house combines historic charm with a modern layout. It has a completely open floor plan on the main level. It is furnished comfortably for a family of four (five if counting a crib) without cramming. Larger families may want to consider a combined rental of this property with the ground floor flat in the same structure (HomeAway #340015). The main house and ground floor flat are totally independent, with separate entrances and mechanical systems.

Your rental includes a free permit for street parking. However, due to our proximity to the major tourist attractions we recommend not renting a car. Should you need a rental vehicle for a day to visit out-of-town sites, there are rental car offices minutes from the house.


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We recommend using the 'Book it Now' button, which will confirm availability and provide a detailed quote before you reach the screen on which you are asked to commit. We book with the $150 cleaning fee, and the balance is due 30 days before arrival. All payments are self-service, via credit card or e-check using HomeAway's secure payments page, and you do not need to provide us credit card information.

Cancellation Policy: If you have to cancel a reservation, we will return all funds received when cancellation notice is given 30 days or more prior to arrival, or if the cancellation is due to circumstances beyond your control such as a major snowstorm, airline strike, illness, etc.

Arrival and Departure Logistics: Check out time is 11AM, check in time 3PM. This is to allow time for the cleaners if there is a same-day change-over. If either time poses an issue please let us know, as a it is often possible to make alternative arrangements with the cleaners.

We use a code lock, so there is no need to mail or drop off keys, and you can arrive at any time of night.

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Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1030 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 5 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Combination washer/dryer in unit...moreless

                      • Firewood
                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        Your rental includes a parking permit for street parking....moreless

                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Combination washer/dryer in unit...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Firewood is included...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Patio furniture for four...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Wood Deck

                      Building Type

                          • House

                          Forms Of Payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              House Cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional
                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Low Season
                                  Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $225
                                  $1,350
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $300
                                  $1,800

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Cleaning $150
                                  • Tax Rate 14.5%

                                  Cancellation policy:

                                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                                  Last updated: 02/01/2015
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                                  Location

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  The house is located on a quiet friendly street less than half a block from Stanton Park and one block from Restaurant Row, a block of restaurants with tables right on the sidewalk. Capitol Hill is a historical conservation neighborhood of beautifully maintained, charming old houses. It has a small-town feel and a human scale, is cosmopolitan, and has a thriving cultural scene. The residential area closest to Washington's institutions, it is home to a large number of politicians and VIPs.

                                  Other Activities: US Capitol, Smithsonian Museums, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, National Archives, Newseum, Folger Shakespeare Library

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2010

                                  About the owner: My wife and I are both management consultants who have traveled widely for decades, and have developed a strong sense of what we like in a locale and in accommodations. We actively manage our vacation rentals as a future retirement plan, but we select and prepare them by asking a simple test question -- would we be happy to live in them ourselves?

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                                  There is a lot to see in Washington, with over fifty museums, but unfortunately we feature the very longest commutes in the nation. The museums have no parking, which may be a deliberate strategy to reduce the number of cars. Capitol Hill is the area immediately surrounding the US Capitol, and because it is a historical conservation neighborhood of small houses that cannot be altered, it contains almost no hotels. By staying at a home on the Western edge of Capitol Hill, you are closer to the sites than at a hotel, and free from the hassles of commuting because everything is within walking distance. Quite aside from the convenience of the location, both house and neighborhood are charming.


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                                  Speaks: english, spanish

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • Main  Bedroom

                                    Main Bedroom

                                  • This house is planet friendly, running on a combination of solar and wind power.

                                    This house is planet friendly, running on a combination of solar and wind power.

                                  • Living Room

                                    Living Room

                                  • Main  Bedroom

                                    Main Bedroom

                                  • Second Bedroom

                                    Second Bedroom

                                  • Back yard. The ground floor apartment does not have access to the yard.

                                    Back yard. The ground floor apartment does not have access to the yard.

                                  • Half  bath

                                    Half bath

                                  • Upon arrival you will find a high quality starter set of toiletries

                                    Upon arrival you will find a high quality starter set of toiletries

                                  • Public bicycles are available close by.

                                    Public bicycles are available close by.

                                  • Stanton Park (half a block away)

                                    Stanton Park (half a block away)

                                  • Front - this rental is the top two floors

                                    Front - this rental is the top two floors

                                  • Island Kitchen

                                    Island Kitchen

                                  • Wood burning fireplace

                                    Wood burning fireplace

                                  • Main  Bedroom

                                    Main Bedroom

                                  • Dining Nook in Bay Window

                                    Dining Nook in Bay Window

                                  • Full sized crib. A high chair is also provided.

                                    Full sized crib. A high chair is also provided.

                                  • Full bath

                                    Full bath

                                  • Solar panels, out of sight on the roof but quietly reducing your footprint.

                                    Solar panels, out of sight on the roof but quietly reducing your footprint.

                                  • Restaurant Row (1 block away)

                                    Restaurant Row (1 block away)

                                  • Just-renovated public library, on our block just around the corner.

                                    Just-renovated public library, on our block just around the corner.

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                                  Date last modified - Sunday, February 01, 2015

                                  $225 - $300 per night (USD)
                                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                                  • Sleeps
                                    4
                                  • Bedrooms
                                    2
                                  • Bathrooms
                                    1.5
                                  • Property type
                                    Townhome
                                  • Reviews
                                    47
                                  Owner
                                  Member since: 2009
                                  Speaks: english, spanish
                                  • Response time: Within a few hours
                                  • Response rate: 100%
                                  • Calendar last updated: 02/01/2015
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