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Flat in Historic House (Quiet, Safe, Walk to Museums)

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Front - this rental unit is the ground floor

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This is an attractive ground floor flat in a Victorian town house, and was completely renovated in 2010. 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, the Newseum, and a Metro station are all within walking distance. You will not need a car. In terms of size, the flat is ideal for a couple, or perhaps a couple with a child. It is also suitable for seniors, because the entrance is at street level and there are no stairs. The flat is totally independent from the main house above, with a separate entrance, mechanical systems, phone line, etc. To sum it up, this little place is small in size, but big on charm!


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Cancellations: 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
  • 515 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
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

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

    Combination washer/dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Firewood is included...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Combination washer/dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

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
$125
$750
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$1,050

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $120
  • Tax Rate 14.5%

Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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Location

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 Congress, Smithsonian, Newseum, Library of Congress, National Archives, Folger Shakespeare

 

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?

Why the Owner Chose Capitol Hill:
We picked this home expressly for vacation rental use, with the hindsight of having lived in this area for close to twenty years. It is just ideally situated with a combination of easy access to the major sites, and quiet once back home.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
The location! This is a place which is extremely quiet, where you are the shortest possible distance to the major DC attractions, and where you feel safe walking at any hour of night or day. It's a neighborhood that is utterly livable. There is wonderful grocery shopping nearby, restaurants you would visit with the family, bookstores, etc. Metro is a few blocks away if you need to go beyond walking range.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Front - this rental unit is the ground floor

    Front - this rental unit is the ground floor

  • Apartment entrance is totally separate from main house

    Apartment entrance is totally separate from main house

  • The sofa is a queen size sleeper

    The sofa is a queen size sleeper

  • Bedroom - queen sized bed

    Bedroom - queen sized bed

  • Full bath with tub/shower

    Full bath with tub/shower

  • Included starter set of toiletries

    Included starter set of toiletries

  • Restaurant Row (1 block from house)

    Restaurant Row (1 block from house)

  • Public bicycles are available close by.

    Public bicycles are available close by.

  • 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.

  • All new kitchen in 2010

    All new kitchen in 2010

  • Wood burning fireplace - firewood is provided

    Wood burning fireplace - firewood is provided

  • In-unit combination washer/dryer

    In-unit combination washer/dryer

  • 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.

  • Stanton Park (1/2 block from house)

    Stanton Park (1/2 block from house)

  • Public library, on our block just around the corner

    Public library, on our block just around the corner

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Date last modified - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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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 an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/26/2015
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