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LOCATION/CONVENIENCE/CHARM/ WALK TO METRO/ MINS. TO DC AND NATIONAL HARBOR, MGM

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath

SPECIAL LOWER RATES FOR JANUARY AND FEBUARY!

15 minute walk to either King Street or Braddock Road Metros!!!!

DON'T DELAY IN MAKING YOUR SPRING AND SUMMER PLANS. FIND YOUR DATES AND 'RESERVE.' MARCH THROUGH OCTOBER ARE VERY POPULAR MONTHS AND WE USUALLY SELL OUT!

WE GO THE EXTRA MILE FOR YOUR COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE!!!

WE TREAT YOU AS WE TREAT ALL OF OUR GUESTS ....'SPECIAL'!

COMPARE: PRIVATE ENTRANCES. Beautiful/Upscale neighborhood; walk to Metro; your own patio with grill; beautiful landscaping; parking; premium+ channels (DirecTV); fassSST Internet; and so much MORE!

WELCOME TO THE CHARMING Cottage ... (Perfect for 2). King Street and Braddock Road Metros (10 minute walk). AC & Heating throughout. 3 private entrances & 2 levels of absolute charm. Unpack your bags & stroll into Old Town. 10 minutes away from THE NEW MGM at NATIONAL HARBOR!!! Walk to local Del Ray Farmer's Market, several Coffee Shops, Sushi, Pizza, Italian, Ethiopian, French, Organic Health Food Cafe. Lots of places to appease your palate. Need a bike? Capital Bike Share bike rental is a few blocks away. Bike/walking trail that goes all the way to Mt. Vernon Estate in one direction and Washington, DC in the other. Around you ....Whole Foods; Giant; Aldis; Trader Joe's; Harris Teeter and CVS. Historic Old Town (1.5 miles) with its many boutique shops and restaurants. Stroll down to the Waterfront. Sailing and kayaking opportunities on the Potomac. Conveniently located in a quiet/safe upper-class neighborhood. Park directly in front of Cottage.

Level 1: Combo Living Room/Bedroom w/FLAT SCREEN TV/DVD. Open & airy. Hardwood floors & Full bath. Furnishings include: Trundle bed converts into KING-SIZE w/top-of-the line and very comfortable mattress; Dresser; DVD; Clock Radio. A select number of DVD's are provided for your viewing pleasure.

Lower Level: FULL KITCHEN w/FLAT SCREEN TV/DVD (PREMIUM package for sports and entertainment). Marble floors throughout. Opens to a beautifully landscaped walkout (fenced-in private 15 x 15 patio). Weber BBQ Propane Grill. Beautiful landscaping with outdoor lighting and fenced in yard. Separate Laundry Room! Our Cottage is PERFECT for all travelers desiring the feel of a 'Home away from Home' environment; FASST Wi-Fi for your work or surfing needs; along with privacy and convenience while on travel.

More amenities & privacy than a Hotel! We offer a very CLEAN environment. Fluffy pillows; towels; soaps; body wash; Q-tips; cotton balls; shampoo; conditioner; hair dryer; iron/ironing board; coffee; tea & hot chocolate. Ride the TROLLEY into Old Town & enjoy many shops, cafes & restaurants, The Torpedo Factory & the Waterfront. Reagan Airport (10 mins.). Mins. to downtown Washington DC, Pentagon, Rosslyn, & Crystal City. We go the extra mile to make sure your stay is most enjoyable! CHECK OUR REVIEWS.

WHERE ELSE will you find ALL OF THIS, at this price, along with convenience, parking and a WELCOMING atmosphere?

Keywords: Alexandria VA Washington, DC VACATION RENTAL

More Details

Owner
Jack
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Jack

We have been opening up our Cottage from time to time and have enjoyed meeting so many nice people. When we open up our Cottage, we want our visitors to have a unique and memorable experience. If you have a good experience with us, you'll come back and you will also tell your friends about us!

Jack purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Jack chose Rosemont

Alexandria is FULL of history and conveniently located to downtown Washington, DC. We like the 'neighborhood' feel of Alexandria and the beautiful architecture, along with the convenience of the nearby King Street Metro and Alexandria Union Station.

What makes this cottage unique

Staying at The Cottage vs. a Hotel room. We offer the following:

Kitchen

Prepare gourmet meals or a Thanksgiving feast. The Cottage is fully equipped with all you need to prepare meals for families with small children and people with special dietary needs. Vacationing on a Budget? Eating at home leaves more money for shopping and area attractions.

Space

The Cottage allows you to relax in private (indoors or out). Enjoy the beautifully landscaped Patio with Weber Gas Grill.

Privacy

Your own PRIVATE ENTRANCE ....

No need to hang out the “ do not disturb ” sign. For a romantic getaway or a 'get away from it all.' YOU decide when you want to wake up.

Luxurious Extras

We supply shampoo, conditioner, cotton balls, Q-tips and so much more.

Laundry

Separate Laundry Room where you can wash, dry and fold. We even supply the detergent and dryer sheets.

Convenience

Walk to King Street Metro or stroll into Old Town, Alexandria

A/C and Heating!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Jack, Donna and I want to thank you for all the kindness and hospitality you showed us on our recent trip to Washington DC. Your cottage is a wonderful place to say and the best value we've found in temporary accommodations in the DC area...ever. We have traveled the US extensively throughout our careers and prefer vacation rentals to hotel accommodations. We've never experienced as warm, comfortable and well appointed space as your cottage. We actually looked forward to returning each night and preparing meals in the gourmet kitchen. The Alexandria location was convenient for travel up to DC and Maryland and down to Fairfax and Springfield for business meetings. BTW, Old town Alexandria is a great place for shopping and entertainment as well. We encourage visitors spend some time on King and Washington Streets to really get a feel for Alexandria. Be sure to visit the cool art shops at the Torpedo factory!



Thank you for everything! The cottage is so nice, we hope that it will be available for our next trip to the DC area.



Sincerely,

Dale Dimmick

Dimmick Photography

The Portrait Artists
Apr 2009
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Amenities

Rosemont Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • FULL BATHROOM WITH WINDOW. EXCELLENT WATER PRESSURE. YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Comfortable DayBed with top-of-the line Mattress!!!, Queen size Beds (1) COMFORTABLE inflatable Aero Air Mattress, for third person. Inflates/deflates in one minute.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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LOCATION/CONVENIENCE/CHARM/ WALK TO METRO/ MINS. TO DC AND NATIONAL HARBOR, MGM
average rating of 4.7909093 based on 111 reviews
5

Perfect home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was a great place to stay for our family vacation. The cottage is in a great neighborhood and is within walking distance of two metro stations. When we first arrived to the cottage there were groceries in the refrigerator, saving us a trip to the store on that first day. Jack then surprised us with homemade cookies a couple of days into our stay, which were so yummy!! We definitely recommend the cottage and will stay there again if we are in the area (and it's available).

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We love hosting and we try our BEST to make sure each guest has a pleasant and wonderful stay.
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Alliance, NC
5

Love This Place

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay. Jack & Nyla are wonderful hosts and their cottage has everything I needed for a comfortable stay. I guess the greatest thing that can be said in a review is that I plan on staying there again in the not too distance future.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2009
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great hosts and space

  • 5 of 5

Jack and Alan are great hosts that were very welcoming and generous throughout the entire stay. The cottage is very nice and cozy and definitely very will furnished and kept. Convenient location with easy access to everything. Great stay

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place

  • 4 of 5

Accessible to train to D.C. By walking. Lots great places close by. Kitchen well furnished.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Langley, B.C. Canada
3

Cute but not a 1 bedroom

  • 3 of 5

The location was great. Jack was very accommodating and nice. But this is not a 1 bedroom. You walk into the door and it is a small room with a day bed with a trundle pullout and a dresser and a tv. Bathroom was right off of it and was nice and clean. Kitchen was down a very narrow staircase and was also very updated. Beautiful garden area to enjoy your morning coffee. BUT we stay at Home Aways because we don't like how there are just beds to sit on at the end of the day to kick back when staying at hotels. I also always stay away from any studio listings normally. My hubby is a big guy and the day bed was not wide enough for him. He snores loudly and there was no main room for me to escape to as this was not a 1 bedroom. This place would be great for 1 person or a small couple.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your response and we enjoyed having you and your hubby stay with us. The Cottage is exactly like it is described on the website. We try our best to make EVERYONE feel WELCOMED, by providing a VERY CLEAN and COMFORTABLE environment. While we can't please everyone, we do try. If someone is of a LARGE size and SNORES, we can't do much about that.
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Gatineau, Quebec
3

Great location but the accomodation is "so-so".

  • 3 of 5

Very small. Undity. Not so good.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Here's what is interesting about this review... The couple that stayed here used 'Anonymous' instead of their name. Why? Because their review is NOT accurate. The Cottage, while it is indeed small (true), but NEVER, EVER untidy. It was left in very bad shape by this couple ... EMPTY wine bottles were left everywhere, along with a few broken wine glasses. Additionally, they damaged a side wall by moving the bed (without care). Damage = wall gashes, which required fill-in and painting. The day of their departure, my house cleaner called me and the way she described the way they left the Cottage was in one word 'a disaster. Additionally, while they were here, I chatted with them from time to time and gave them suggestions for places to visit, since they were visiting from Quebec. We had cordial exchanges and I also asked them if they needed anything, etc. Response: Lovely place, we are very comfortable. So, to receive a review like this just baffles me. All I ask of each visitor is to be upfront with me, while they are visiting. If there is an issue, let us know and we will immediately address it We take great PRIDE in our Cottage and we are there to accommodate the needs of our visitors. If you are looking for the Taj Mahal ... this is not the place for you. Lastly, people are so quick to say negative things, but are not so quick to mention the extras we do for them, i.e., gave them a $25 Metro Fare Card to use, during their visit; bottle of wine and a dinner discount at one of the local restaurants. Oh well!
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Map

Lincoln Memorial
Washington Monument
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
U.S. Capitol Building
National Gallery of Art
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
National World War II Memorial
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Eastern Market
National Harbor
Restaurant Eve
National Museum of African Art
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Chart House Restaurant
Ted's Bulletin
Gravelly Point Park
Joe Theismann's Restaurant
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City
Bilbo Baggins
Old Town Alexandria
"Many shops, restuarants, cafes, Torpedo Factory (Artisans) and the exciting Waterfront!"
Giant Food
Founding Farmers
"Every Saturday and Sunday, within walking distance. Fresh fruit; vegetables; pies; plants; ..."
The Kennedy Center
"Who doesn't love the Kennedy Center?"
Great Falls National Park
"Excellent short getaway!"
Chart House
"Great salad bar. The view and waterfront area are the BEST!"
C & O Canal National Historic
"Lots of history."
Washington Monument
"You can't visit DC without seeing our monuments! :)"
Silver Diner
"Nice place for breakfast or lunch."
Tysons Galleria
"Shopping anyone?"
Hains Point
"For strollers and tennis lovers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
DC Ducks
"Unique and fun. Start out on what you think is like a trolley on the ground and before you ..."
Vermilion Restaurant
"Excellent dining!"
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Reagan National
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Old Town Alexandria
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Several
Nearest Train
1 Miles
King Street Metro
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
495/395
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Monroe's
Nearest Beach
130 Miles
Rehoboth/Dewey/Ocean City
Car: recommended

Minutes to DC via METRO. 10 min. walk to King St. Metro Station; 7 miles to Reagan National Airport, Amtrak (Alexandria Station). 1.4 miles to the new 'National Harbor'. Crystal City & Pentagon are all nearby. FREE WI-FI!!!

Lots of BIKE TRIALS and Bike Rentals!!! You can safely store your bikes on property.

Within walking distance...Shops & Restaurants; Whole Foods; Harris Teeter; Trader Joe's; Pharmacies; Y.M.C.A., Parks, Tennis & basketball courts.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING $75

Monthly rate = $3,100.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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