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

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Already booked for your dates? Please see our brand new listing Homeaway #3844729.

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

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 29, 2016
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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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.


Contact us

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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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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