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Historic Home with View of Potomac River and Activities Galore

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Last updated: 09/11/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Alexandria apartment description

Come visit our spot and take in all the history of Old Town Alexandria. Take a leisurely stroll or a bike ride through town. See the historic homes in the area and dine at some of the finest restaurants and shop in the retail establishments only 6 blocks away.
Stay home and sip coffee in our sunroom overlooking the Potomac River or walk your dog in the local dog park by the river. There is something for everyone here.

Keywords: Comfortable, close to shopping and dining, historic location, free driveway parking, wi-fi,

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking inside unit...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Case by case basis with fee per pet...moreless

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

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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              • Other (See Description)

                sofas available for sleeping...moreless

              • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds . Can be two twins or king, 2 sofas . ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • First floor houses entry and stairwell. Second floor houses sunroom/eating area, kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms and living area. Basement houses laundry facilities...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Game Console:

                    X-Box...moreless

                  • Video Games
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Location Type

                          • Water View:

                            View of Potomac River from sun room/eating area...moreless

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Basketball Court
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 4 people

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            Laundry facilities located in basement of building...moreless

                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Private driveway parking...moreless

                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine:

                            Laundry facilities located in basement of building...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional
                               

                              Reviews

                              Write a review 4.8
                              from 10 traveler reviews
                              Comfortable rooms to relax in after a great day sightseeing. 02/13/2013

                              VRBO Bear stayed here:


                              My husband and our two boys went to visit my family in the Washington, D.C. area. After extensive searching, we came across this lovely little house in Old Town Alexandria. We knew we loved the place as soon as we saw it. It has its own driveway, helpful because the area has limited parking available. The backyard/courtyard is currently under construction, but looks like it's going to be beautiful. The entrance has a mud room, with the other rooms all upstairs. In this mudroom, they have a cute little chalkboard that welcomes the family. I grew up in the area and the old house reminded me of my youth. It's very old and has a lot of the lovely original fixtures, including hardwood floors.

                              Going up the stairs, on the right is a wonderful parlor with a TV and chess table. It is warm and inviting, with an eclectic style. On the left is a hallway where the bedrooms and kitchen are located. The first room is the master room where we found fresh cut flowers, a charming personal touch. The next room is a wonderful kid room with two twin beds. The boys took an instant liking to the home, especially when they found home-made cookies on the bed! The last room is the kitchen and then the sunroom, which was the biggest hit!

                              The sun shines into the sunroom in the mornings, making it warm and inviting. It also has a lovely view of the homes of Old Town along with a view of the Potomac River. When we were in the house, we stayed primarily in the sunroom. It was a great area where we could connect as a family.

                              The house is in a perfect location. Within a short walking distance are tons of restaurants, shopping, the Potomac River and the wonderful Torpedo Factory, where you can see local artists at work. It’s a quick hop, skip and a jump to D.C. itself.

                              We were all pleased with the house and would definitely stay there again when we go back.

                              The VRBO Bear
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                              Reduced rates for monthly stays
                              $1700.00 per week- Low Season, Non Holiday
                              $1900.00 per week - High Season and Holiday weeks,  Memorial Day to Labor Day
                              Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter, Passover, President's Day, 4th of July
                              $200.00- Cleaning Fee,  *If multiple weeks cleaning required on a biweekly basis 8
                              VRBO- Damage Waiver of $89.00
                              $150.00-  Per Pet fee (non refundable)
                              

                              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                              Location

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              Dinner cruises on Potomac River, Dog parks for pets, walking tours of historic properties, Washington, DC monuments,

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2011

                              About the owner: My husband and I love our home in historic Old Town, Alexandria. We grew up in this general area and love the history and excitement of this area. We welcome visitors and know that you will enjoy what our property and this area has to offer.

                              Why the Owner Chose Alexandria:
                              This home is unique in that you can drive here and park. You can fly into a nearby airport. You will never run out of things to do in this area as it is packed with history and activities.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                              Free parking, only 6 blocks to King Street, a hub of fine restaurants and shopping, Sun room overlooking Potomac River, Best sightseeing in area Washington, DC only minutes away.


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                              Speaks: english

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                              This listing was first published here in 2011.

                              Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

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                              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 5

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                              Member since: 2011
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Response rate: 90%
                              • Calendar last updated: 09/11/2014
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