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4 BR 2 1/2 BA Steps to the Capitol and Union Station!

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Street view from the front of the house.

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Capitol Hill house description

Gorgeous 4 bedroom, 3 floor, 1890 historic row house literally one block from Union Station. An ideal Capitol Hill location for exploring the best of Washington. The house is just 2-3 blocks from The US Capitol Bldg, the Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Botanical Conservatory, Folger Shakespeare Theater.

For your convenience you will find 4 HDTVs, 2 kitchens, full cable service, wireless internet (WIFI), and a washer/dryer.

The top floor large master bedroom is well appointed with bay windows, a king bed, HDTV and chaise lounge. Two additional queen bedrooms and one full bath complete the top floor.

The main floor includes a living room with (non-working) fireplace and large HDTV, beautiful original hardwood floors, separate dining room, remodeled ½ bath, fully equipped remodeled kitchen with new stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. A deck balcony in the rear provides covered outdoor space for enjoying a morning cup of coffee or a meal alfresco.

The street level features a 4th bedroom with kingsize bed, a family or TV room, full bath, kitchenette and the laundryroom.
Off street parking is available for an additional fee.

Our home is located on a quiet, tree lined street in Capitol Hill conveniently close the the cities transportation hub, Union Station, where you will find AMTRAK, the Metro station and a Capitol BikeShare location. You are also just a few minutes’ walk from the U.S. Capitol Building, Senate and House buildings, the U.S. Botanical Conservatory, Smithsonian Institution museums, the National Mall, and Eastern Market. Restaurant row with it's delightful neighborhood restaurants all offering outdoor seating in season, is one block away on Massachusetts Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets NE.

Capitol Hill is one of Washington DC's most historic districts. Pierre L'Enfant described the crest of the hill as 'a pedestal waiting for a monument' and shortly afterward, in 1793, George Washington laid the first cornerstone of the United States Capitol building, which now stands facing the city and the National Mall. Behind the Capitol building is the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. Union Station, at the northern end of Capitol Hill, is not only Washington DC's main rail terminal, but also one of the most popular tourist attractions due to its recent renovation.

Union Station, Washington's main rail terminal, was designed to act as a monumental gateway to the nation's capital city and is located conveniently close to the U.S. Capitol Building, the National Mall and other attractions such as the National Gallery of Art. Since extensive renovation in the 1980s, the Union Station building now houses cafes, restaurants, and stores. Points of interest within Union Station include the carefully restored main waiting room, a 96 foot chamber with gold-leaf ceiling, that is now used for Balls and other festive events and the Presidential waiting room in the East hall. Just outside Union Station are the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building and National Postal Museum.

Keywords: Row House, English Basement, four bedroom, close to Metro, flat

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25...moreless

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

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 child bed

                A child can sleep on the chaise lounge....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Convertible bed: 1 double

                1-2 can sleep on the convertible sofa in the living room...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa(2)

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

                second floor...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet

                on the main floor...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • full bath on streetlevel, 1/2 bath on main level, full bath upstairs

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Monument View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                non-working, but it's nice to look at....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                available for an additional fee...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                An off street (driveway) parking spot directly behind the house is available for an additional $150 per week. ...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                There is a kitchen on the streetlevel and the main level of the house....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                Bicycles are available to rent from the Capital BikeShare rack. Sign up in advance at www.capitalBikeShare.com ...moreless

              • Boat:

                Boats can be rented at the local boathouses on the Potomac River....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                wooden deck off the kitchen...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Boats can be rented at the local boathouses on the Potomac River....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  December-Mid Mar
                  Dec 1 - Mar 12, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $400
                  $2,100 $6,000
                  Mid March-May
                  Mar 13 - May 31, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $649
                  $3,900 $8,500
                  June-August
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $500
                  $2,800 $7,500
                  September-October
                  Sep 1 - Oct 30
                  4 night min stay
                  $470
                  $3,101 $9,600
                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay
                  $470
                  $3,101 $7,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Admin Fee $53
                  • Cleaning Fee $230
                  • Tax Rate 14.5%

                  Notes:

                  Rates and availability are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                  Please let us know if you will be needing parking. Onsite parking is available for an additional $20/night.

                  Cancellation policy: refundable if you cancel 60 nights prior to arrival minus a $200 Admin Fee.


                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                  Location

                  400 Metres
                  Nearest Train
                  AMTRAK at Union Station

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  An ideal Capitol Hill location for exploring the best of Washington. The house is just 2-3 blocks from The US Capitol Bldg, The Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Union Station, Botanical Conservatory, Folger Shakespeare Theater.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1999

                  About the owner: My business is LUXbnb, we offer short-stay properties in wonderful neighborhoods in Northwest Washington including those areas in high demand by visitors, i.e. DuPont Circle, Georgetown, Palisades and Capitol Hill. You can view some of our other studios and homes for stays from 4 nights up to 8 months; see HomeAway # 914007, 3495967, 3495973, 3495995, 3495973, 3496279, 3496282, 3496283 and 3496278 for details. Let us know your travel plans and we will find the best fit for your needs. Be generous and share the knowledge of LUXbnb, your source for short-stay rentals in Washington, with your friends, family and colleagues. Our latest addition are vacation properties for Washingtonians. See the Washington Vacations section on our website for homes in the nearby mountains. Take a few days away from the bustle of the city to explore our bucolic countryside little changed over the past 2 to 3 centuries. Visit wineries and orchards, significant Civil War battlefields and historic towns, hike the Apalachian Trail or follow in the footsteps of our founding fathers by visiting their homes. There is plenty to do that beckons you to leave the city for a weekend or a week. A bit about me...I am a former Californian who, after 12 years in DC, is now an honorary Washington native. Being well traveled both domestically and internationally has given me a great appreciation for the enrichment contact with others brings to our experience. I am well-versed on the 'must-see' sights, monuments and museums of our culturally rich city, along with the unique experiences your find only in Washington. We share that insight with our guests in our property Welcome Guides which we send upon confirmation. We very much enjoy hosting visitors to our Nation's Capital and ensuring that they are able to make the most of their visit. Charlotte Perry Founder, LUXbnb Your short-stay source in Washington.

                  Why the Owner Chose Capitol Hill:
                  Location, size and appeal.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  You’ll enjoy a carefree, personalized stay in Washington, DC all expertly guided from your first inquiry to your departure by LUXbnb. Our client-services staff is available 7 days a week to answer questions and resolve any issues. LUXbnb takes care of the details so you can create the travel experience YOU envision in the DC neighborhood of your choice! “LUXbnb, Your source for short-term rentals in Washington, DC.”


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                  Speaks: english, We use a translator so we can respond in any langu
                   

                  Photos

                  • Street view from the front of the house.

                    Street view from the front of the house.

                  • Livingroom looking towards bay windows

                    Livingroom looking towards bay windows

                  • Dining room.

                    Dining room.

                  • Deck off the kitchen. Enjoy a cup of tea while you plan your day.

                    Deck off the kitchen. Enjoy a cup of tea while you plan your day.

                  • Master bedroom with two closets, HDTV, and lots of space

                    Master bedroom with two closets, HDTV, and lots of space

                  • Lounge and enjoy the view from the Master bedroom chaise

                    Lounge and enjoy the view from the Master bedroom chaise

                  • 2nd bedroom with queen bed, closet, plenty of drawer space, and tv

                    2nd bedroom with queen bed, closet, plenty of drawer space, and tv

                  • 3rd bedroom with queen bed, a table for your suitcase, hanging closet

                    3rd bedroom with queen bed, a table for your suitcase, hanging closet

                  • Family room kitchen on the street level.

                    Family room kitchen on the street level.

                  • King bed in lower level bedroom.

                    King bed in lower level bedroom.

                  • Street view, ours is the white home.

                    Street view, ours is the white home.

                  • The US Supreme Court is less than 3 blocks away!

                    The US Supreme Court is less than 3 blocks away!

                  • Large bay windows bring in the light and views of our tree-lined street

                    Large bay windows bring in the light and views of our tree-lined street

                  • Completely remodeled, fully equipped kitchen

                    Completely remodeled, fully equipped kitchen

                  • Main floor half bath

                    Main floor half bath

                  • Master bedroom with two closets, tv, and lots of space

                    Master bedroom with two closets, tv, and lots of space

                  • 2rd floor full bath with granite shower

                    2rd floor full bath with granite shower

                  • 2nd bedroom with queen bed and HDTV.

                    2nd bedroom with queen bed and HDTV.

                  • Upstairs hallway looking towards 3rd bedroom.

                    Upstairs hallway looking towards 3rd bedroom.

                  • Lower level family or living room as seen from the kitchen.

                    Lower level family or living room as seen from the kitchen.

                  • Lower level full bath.

                    Lower level full bath.

                  • Offstreet parking for one compact car (extra fee of $150)

                    Offstreet parking for one compact car (extra fee of $150)

                  • Great neighborhood restaurants abound!

                    Great neighborhood restaurants abound!

                  VRBO #364898

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $400 - $649 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 4-6 nights
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                  Speaks: english, We use a translator so we can respond in any langu
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