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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Bungalow
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
1926 Bungalow! 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Den (Sleeps 4-5)
No car needed as you are within 20 minutes walking distance of public transportation, shops, restaurants and all the sights - from historic to hip.
Walk to Two Metro stops that in just minutes take you to Reagan National Airport and Washington DC - with all the free Smithsonian Museums, White House, Capitol Hill, and Monuments. Rent bicycles and ride into DC along the Bike Path. Take the ferry into DC to watch the Washington Nationals Baseball Team play at their new, state of the art stadium with views of the Capitol dome.
Historic Old Town Alexandria with it's many unique shops, museums,galleries, and restaurants is on the Potomac River and provides access to riverboat tours to Mt.Vernon Estate (George Washington's home) and Georgetown in Washington. Sailing and kayaking opportunities available, too.
Hip Del Ray has the interesting coffee shops, restaurants,galleries, shops, farmers market and vibe of a small city within the city. Visit any of the Zagat rated restaurants and you will be welcomed like an old friend , order take away or sit and dine. The farmers market, butcher and cheese shops mean that you can make your own meals in the full kitchen, too.
Low Season exluding Holidays $200 per night
High Season including Holidays $225 per night
Standard one time $125 cleaning fee applied
Refundable damage / security deposit $200
No additional fees
Keywords: Cozy house, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath. Walk to Metro, Old Town Alexandria and Del Ray. Quick Metro ride to Reagan Airport and DC.
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
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Sep 6 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
There is no tax fee. There is a fully refundable security/damage deposit of $200.00 which is returned after guest vacates. There is a one time $125.00 cleaning fee.
The charge for all holiday weeks and the entire months of June, July and August is $1,575.00 per week or $225.00 per night. Holidays include the WEEKS of New Year's Eve, Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Our Guest Cottage sits right between two very desirable parts of the historic City of Alexandria. Within a 15 to 20 minute walk, one can enjoy numerous, excellent restaurants, shops, antique stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, cleaners and two Metro stops. Movie theaters, malls, public tennis courts and community recreation center are all within a 10 minute drive.
From the Braddock Road Metro and the King Street Metro, you can be in Washington, DC, Arlington, VA or Maryland in just minutes. The Metro also takes you directly to Reagan National Airport.
The home sits on a quiet one-way residential street that has tons of free parking if you do have an automobile. There are two bedrooms and one bath. Built in 1926, the home's bath is fairly original with a deep, cast iron tub with a shower ring. Because of its depth, it can be somewhat of a challenge to anyone with mobility restrictions. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, stove, toaster oven, blender and microwave. There is no dishwasher however. Additionally, there is a gas grill for warm weather grilling. The washer and dryer are housed in the basement.
The house has a TV and has internet access as well. Enjoy all the historic sights of Alexandria, George Washington's Estate of Mt. Vernon, Woodlawn, Gunston Manor, Arlington Cemetery and the endless choices of free museums in Washington, DC.
Year Purchased: 1988
About the owner: My husband and I are native Alexandrians and have owned this home for many years. We purchased it so my mother could move from her 3 story townhouse to one level living. She enjoyed many years there before moving in with my sister. Recently we decided it was the perfect spot for vacationers as it is in a wonderful, quiet community; yet is within walking distance of everything. I actually grew up in the neighborhood, attended the local elementary school and now our grandson is attending the same school. We live just a short 5 minute drive from the house and can make ourselves available if there is a problem.
Why the Owner Chose Rosemont, Alexandria, VA, USA:
I know how many people visit the Washington DC area each year, and I wanted to provide a more home-like setting for people who don't like the bustle of hotels. Old Town Alexandria and Del Ray are right on the doorstep of this cute bungalow, and with DC just a short distance away, I thought it was the perfect pied a terre!
The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
This is a single family detached home so you don't have go worry about your noise level of coming or going as there is no unit above, below or beside you. You have your own washer and dryer and yard to use for outdoor grilling and dining. There is plenty of room to stretch out in this little home, and the privacy it affords, allows visitors to really 'live' in the DC area. Walking to shops and restaurants, theater, boating, metro and the like are just the icing on the cake.
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Cozy Cottage Front view
Back yard great for BBQ and for kids to play.
Plenty of Space for a Few More Sleepers in the Front Room!
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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