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Spacious 4-Bed, 2.5-Bath - East Capitol Street Convenience & Charm

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Front Living Room (aka, parlor) has working fireplace, pull-out sofa & piano

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

If you're looking for a larger house on the Hill for a comfortable rendezvous with family or friends, this is your spot. Our 1850 home has four bedrooms + two living rooms, and can accommodate 8 - 10 people. It's suitable for small children (toys, yard) as well as the older set (sightseeing, easy walks). The house is roomy by Capitol Hill standards (2,300 sf) and also private (we have a deep yard in the front and private patio in the back). This is our family home so it is fully stocked with everything you'd need for a home-like stay. We have parking, lots of sun and -- best of all -- we are four blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress, and we are a ten-minute walk from two Metro stops. Our home is 2 stories, plus a basement. It sleeps six to eight comfortably (two more could be accommodated in a pinch.) Our top floor has a large master bedroom with a king bed and an en-suite bathroom with a large shower; down the hall from the master bedroom are are three additional bedrooms; one has bunk beds and a trundle and thus can sleep up to three comfortably; another bedroom has a single bed with a pop-up trundle bed which enables the room to have either a twin bed or a king bed - two can sleep here comfortably. The final bedroom has a single bed and can sleep one. These bedrooms share sunny a hall bathroom that has a shower over tub arrangement. Down the stairs, on our first floor, we have a pull-out couch that can sleep another two, if needed. On the ground floor there is a formal parlor with a fireplace, a piano, perfect for quiet cocktails or hanging out. As you walk down the hall from the parlor there is a bathroom and a coat closet. Next there is a nice-sized dining room that can seat 10. Through the dining room is a large open kitchen that includes that opens onto a back family room that is enclosed by two sets of french doors overlooking the patio. The family room has lots of comfortable seating and is where kids and grown ups alike relaxing, playing and watching movies. Our favorite room in the summer is actually outside, in our back patio, which has a grill, lots of plants and an automatic awning for when it’s too sunny (or rainy!), and ample seating for summer parties. In the basement there is a washer and dryer; we have a parking spot available in the back of the house so you can avoid the expense of parking garages.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 2303 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have three children and guests are welcome to play with our toys, use our bikes, etc....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    There are minimal stairs (three) into the ground floor...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We have a dog (who will not be in the house); we would consider having a pet stay while we are away....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Our master bedroom is sunny and has an ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 murphy bed

    Room has twin bed w/ trundle that pops up creating king bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Two can sleep on bunk; third on trundle that pulls out...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

    One twin bed in room with large windows overlooking trees...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    We have a powder room on the ground floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Large bathroom w/two shower heads, ensuite to master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bathroom has tun and overhead shower...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Our house is filled with books of all kinds, you are welcome to read them!...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We have loads of board games and other kinds of games suitable for kids ages 3 - 300....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable ...moreless

  • Television:

    We have a large flat screened television in the family room, over the fireplace; we have cable television as well....moreless

  • Toys:

    We have many toys for kids - since our children are 6, 8 and 9, we don't have many 'baby' toys anymore but we have loads of trains, planes, art supplies and creative toys for kids of all ages...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    We can see the venerable US Capitol Dome from our street...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room is flexible. It can seat 8-10 by adding leaves to our table and pulling up more chairs. Or it can seat 4- 6 more intimately. Tell us your needs and we can set it up accordingly....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    We have two central-air air conditioning systems for the front and back of the house...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    We have two fireplaces that are in working order...moreless

  • Heating:

    We have steam heat and forced air, in two separate zones of the house....moreless

  • Internet:

    We have wi fi that you may use...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We provide bed sheets & blankets, pillows & pillow cases, towels, etc. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    This room is cozy, with very large windows. It includes a couch( that opens up to sleep two people), two easy chairs, a piano and a fireplace...moreless

  • Parking:

    We have parking for one car in the back of our house;...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We have ample towels for your use....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We have a high efficiency washer and dryer you may use...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We have Krups coffee maker you are welcome to use, we supply filters, sugar, creamer....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of these...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is the heart of our house - it has a bar with stools that seat four comfortably and has ample pots, pans, spices, etc. for those who like to cook (as we do!). ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    We have three children's bikes you may use; you can rent grown up bikes across the street through the city bike share program....moreless

  • Boat:

    The Anacostia and Potomac rivers are nearby, you can rent all kinds of boats there...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    We have a large patio with seating for up to 10...moreless

  • Golf:

    There are two golf courses within 1 - 2 miles....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can rent Kayaks about a mile away, right at National's Stadium, and go out on the Anacostia River...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have a front yard where our boys kick a ball around...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a three burner grill outside on the patio....moreless

  • Tennis:

    There are a number of public courts nearby...moreless

 

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Summer
Jun 5 - Sep 14, 2015
2 night min stay
$399
$2,793

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $399 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$399
$2,793

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $399 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Parties over 8=$15/nite $0
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 14.5%

Notes:

For parties of more than 7 people, we charge an additional $15 per night per person. For example, for a party of ten, the nightly charge would be the base rate for the house, plus $45 each night (3 x $15).


Cancellation policy:

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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ronald Reagan National Airport
Capitol Hill
Nearest Barpub
Millions!
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Union Station
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-295
Capitol Hill
Nearest Restaurant
Gazillions!

Car: Not Necessary

We are steps from some of the most interesting museums and government institutions in the country. There's literally something for everyone and every age and the best part is you don't need a car. One of our personal favorites is the US Capitol Building, which is four blocks away; there are free tours all day long and if you get tired, not problem, you can just take the rest of the tour the next day! The Library of Congress is another favorite - it's one of the prettiest buildings we have ever seen, like gorgeous palace. A few blocks from our house is Pennsylvania Avenue and 7th Street and the Eastern Market area -- all of them filled with small restaurants that are family friendly, cafes, bars and coffee places. We also have a number of parks where we often toss a ball around, run our dog and have a picnic.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We came to DC from California a few years ago and fell in love with Capitol Hill.

Why the Owner Chose Capitol Hill:
We fell in love with our house because it's a rambling, private and comfortable house on one of the most prominent streets in the country: East Capitol Street. We have a sunny, private patio out back where we love to have breakfast and dinner.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Not a lot of homes on Capitol Hill are sunny, but we are lucky to have lots of sunshine. In the morning we have coffee in the kitchen or out back, watching the cardinals and checking on our tomatoes and other plants. We can walk almost anywhere from our front door - to the Smithsonians, the subway, the bus, restaurants, parks, you name it!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish

 

Photos

  • Front Living Room (aka, parlor) has working fireplace, pull-out sofa & piano

    Front Living Room (aka, parlor) has working fireplace, pull-out sofa & piano

  • View from front living room/parlor out to our street - East Capitol Street

    View from front living room/parlor out to our street - East Capitol Street

  • Dining room can seat up to 10 with leaves added

    Dining room can seat up to 10 with leaves added

  • Kitchen is well-stocked for entertaining and cooking

    Kitchen is well-stocked for entertaining and cooking

  • Kitchen overlooks the family room and patio

    Kitchen overlooks the family room and patio

  • Family Room shelves are stocked with books and games for toddlers and adults

    Family Room shelves are stocked with books and games for toddlers and adults

  • Private back patio has grill and ample seating

    Private back patio has grill and ample seating

  • Bedroom 1 - {master} king bed + en suite bathroom

    Bedroom 1 - {master} king bed + en suite bathroom

  • Bathroom 1 - (with master)

    Bathroom 1 - (with master)

  • Bedroom 2 - single bed has trundle that pops up to same level, creating king bed

    Bedroom 2 - single bed has trundle that pops up to same level, creating king bed

  • Bedroom 3 - bunk beds plus trundle under bottom bed, creating 3 single beds

    Bedroom 3 - bunk beds plus trundle under bottom bed, creating 3 single beds

  • Bedroom 4 - single bed

    Bedroom 4 - single bed

  • Front Living Room

    Front Living Room

  • VIew from our front yard
(taken April 2015)

    VIew from our front yard (taken April 2015)

  • Dining room, looking towards front door

    Dining room, looking towards front door

  • Kitchen has breakfast bar that seats four

    Kitchen has breakfast bar that seats four

  • Family room has working fireplace and TV, plus couch and easy chair

    Family room has working fireplace and TV, plus couch and easy chair

  • View of family room looking towards kitchen; includes TV and fireplace

    View of family room looking towards kitchen; includes TV and fireplace

  • Bedroom 1 - (master) - king bed + en suite bathroom

    Bedroom 1 - (master) - king bed + en suite bathroom

  • Bathroom 1 - (with master) has walk-in shower

    Bathroom 1 - (with master) has walk-in shower

  • Bedroom 2 - single bed has trundle that pops up to same level, creating king bed

    Bedroom 2 - single bed has trundle that pops up to same level, creating king bed

  • Bedroom 3 - bunk beds plus trundle under bottom bed, creating 3 single beds

    Bedroom 3 - bunk beds plus trundle under bottom bed, creating 3 single beds

  • Bedroom 4 - single bed

    Bedroom 4 - single bed

  • View from our front yard (taken April 2015)

    View from our front yard (taken April 2015)

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Townhome
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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