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Spacious, Family-Friendly Home 10 Minutes Walk from Mall

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Please note: the flat rate for Inauguration Week is $3600 - stay a night or a week a 10-minute walk from the festivities on the National Mall, with plenty of space, a full kitchen, and two parking spots included.

Thanks for finding us! Relax at the end of your day in a townhouse that a former Supreme Court Chief Justice once called home. Three comfy bedrooms give everyone lots of room. A cook’s kitchen and separate dining room, plus a patio, make this a real home away from home!

You won’t find other digs so right-in-the-middle-of-it-all: Stroll to a Metro hub, the National Mall, or the new Nationals baseball stadium.

Just one block south is Washington's marina. From there, it's a short walk east along the Potomac River to the Jefferson Memorial and Tidal Basin paddleboats, the Holocaust Museum, the FDR Memorial, the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, and the Washington Monument.

Heading north, it's just 6 blocks to the Smithsonian Air & Space and other museums along the National Mall.

To the southwest are Nationals Park, and the National Defense University. Also, Fort Leslie McNair's grassy expanses, where military bands regularly perform on summer evenings.

Just across the Potomac River are Haines Point's golf course and park.

To get around hassle-free, hop on the subway at L'Enfant Plaza - four blocks away. Or catch city bus #74, which runs between Nationals Park and the Convention Center, passing the Mall, Verizon Center and the restaurants at Gallery Place.

One off-street parking space is included. An extra parking space may be available - please ask.

Owners are long-time DC residents and neighbors, and are happy to answer questions and share tips for visitors.

Se habla español.

Keywords: Townhouse

More Details

Deborah DeYoung
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017


Southwest Waterfront Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Spacious and family-friendly. New Sealy sleeper sofa with built-in air mattress.


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Spacious, Family-Friendly Home 10 Minutes Walk from Mall
average rating of 4.9365077 based on 63 reviews

Excellent location, on site parking and comfortable accommodations. Great property!

  • 5 of 5

This property is in an excellent location with great access to restaurants and the wharf. It is mere minutes from the National Mall via car or a comfortable walk if you want. The on-site parking is key and was a life saver. The house was cozy with good sized beds that can accomodate a good number of people. Overall this is a great place to stay and a great value in DC.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, well stocked home in nice location with incredible owner

  • 5 of 5

I've rented from Deborah for 2 summers now and have enjoyed staying in her house immensely. The house is incredibly spacious for 3 people to live in full time and has plenty of room for guests as well. The owner keeps the house well furnished and filled with every little thing you need for living. Whenever there are problems (very very rarely) Deborah is quick to help fix them.

The home is a quick walk to two different metro stations, a Safeway, a CVS, the water, and many restaurants. It is a quiet neighborhood that's very safe.

I would highly suggest for anyone looking for long term or short term housing. We stayed for a total of 6 months over two years and could not have been happier!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location and Perfect Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

As the other reviews have indicated the location for the visitor and tourist is wonderful; blocks from the center of the Mall, a short walk to the water front and a couple blocks from a Safeway, CVS and Subway.

The home was immaculate and well stocked. Towels and linens were abundant and easily accessible. For us the kitchen was the high point since we like to cook. We have rented several times from VRBO and this is the BEST kitchen yet. There was every pot, pan, serving dishes, appliances and utensils you could want. Plenty of dishes and glassware. It was a pleasure to cook and so easy.

Very nice neighborhood. Felt comfortable walking around at all hours. The neighbors were quiet didn't hear a sound from anyone.

To top it all off Deborah was so easy to work with, quick in responding and inordinately helpful. This rental was perfect in every way.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1st trip to Washington DC

  • 5 of 5

We arrived a little earlier than expected (great flight & perfect weather) but the housekeeper greeted us at the door and had permission to let us in. She was very friendly and it appeared she did a good job cleaning the townhome. This was a great spot for the four of us to stay -- easy access to transportation and local shopping. The home has comfy beds and enough bathrooms; the kitchen is a bit small but has everything we needed to feel right at home. The homeowner was very friendly, easy to contact and extra-accommodating when we had questions. We would recommend this VRBO rental and will plan on staying there again if we get a chance to visit the DC area again.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can I Give This One 6 Stars?

  • 5 of 5

We were three couples looking for a townhome for a reunion, and we struck gold. Plenty of room, a fully stocked kitchen and more linens than I have at home. The house was clean and tidy and our hosts included many little extras. They left easy instructions for using the Metro (an easy 4 blocks away) and getting around the city. The only negative was rainy weather, and Deborah graciously invited us to stay longer if needed. Any little question I had was answered within 5 minutes of my text or call. We use VRB0 a lot and this was our best find. Thank you, Deborah.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay while in Washington, DC

  • 5 of 5

This property is as advertised! In fact, it's actually BETTER than advertised. My family had a great stay. The place fit our needs to a "T"! It truly is 6 blocks from the National Mall and it's a fairly easy walk on top of that! We were grateful for the parking place as one of us drove. I just can't say enough good about this place and the owner, Deborah DeYoung. She was very responsive yet unobtrusive! Thank you, Deborah! We will be back and definitely will recommend this place to our friends.


  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.