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Large 1200sf Downtown Dc Apartment Walk to Everything

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Relax on the porch after a hard day in the capitol


Last updated: 04/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6) in historic building with gardens

A beautiful oasis of tranquility in the heart of Washington D.C. Steps to grocery stores, amazing restaurants from every cuisine, drug stores, dry cleaners, 24/7 food and entertainment. Walk to metro, buses across the street, taxi/uber/lyft available any time of day/night, zip car and city bikes around the corner.

Newly decorated with eclectic mix of modern and antique furniture, new hardwood floors, warm rugs, fireplace, leather furniture, 55' TV, large closets and nicely furnished bedrooms. Very large master bedroom with King bed and sitting area.

This is a great location to see the city, enjoy DC's most interesting restaurants and nightlife, museums, theater, the national zoo, and all the sights the city has to offer.
unit has use of the gardens with outdoor seating, porch, fully equipped kitchen, wifi, Large TV, Satellite tv, fireplace, washer/dryer, all towels, sheets, linens, beautifully decorated with new rugs, furniture, large living room and kitchen area, microwave, toaster oven, coffee makers, dishwasher, large storage closets yet minutes to all major DC attractions - National Mall, White House and work areas such as World Bank, Federal agencies, Smithsonian, Convention Center, etc... Requires walking up 3 flights of stairs. No handicap accessibility.

Shop, work, and play in DC's best neighborhood and make the most out of your stay in the nation's capitol!

Keywords: Dupont Circle, Kalorama, Embassy Row, Adams Morgan, National Mall, White House, Metro, Neighborhood, close to everything in DC, Near George Washington University, Connecticut Ave, Downtown offices, Washer/Dryer, Air conditioning, dishwasher, nearby parking
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    children must be able to navigate stairs - there is a set of stairs inside the unit that can not be blocked off....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    If they get loose you get a free puppy...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    The ground floor can be accessed but there are 6 steps in the rear of the building. Property not recommended for mobility impaired due to the historic nature of the property. Requires that guests can maneuver on stairs to enter garden and apartment and can go up 3 flights of stairs. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Euro foldout couch in living area that is size of double bed...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1) Euro foldout couch equivalent to double so 6 people can sleep in unit....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 - newly redone with ample space

Other Amenities

  • Beautiful garden and outdoor space, large closets for storage, secure neighborhood, coffee maker, espresso machine, toaster oven, large unique shower, nicely decorated, quiet and walk to anything you need!...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Monument View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Supplemental units in bedrooms so it stays cool in DC heat!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    electronic fireplace that emits heat in the basement unit...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There are several gyms within a 4 block radius that offer day passes....moreless

  • Garage:

    there is a covered parking lot a block away...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    allergy free pillows, too...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious area to hangout, watch TV and movies on large flat screen, DVD player, warm, shabby chic decor...moreless

  • Parking:

    off street parking is available next next door for appx $20 per day, or on street parking is free with a pass from the police station down the street. (in the heart of the city - cars not needed)...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    pass with lease...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels and bathrobes...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    There are dozens of restaurants that will deliver just about any cuisine you can think of...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Espresso maker and grinder, coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All you can need...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 10...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Apartment kitchen with full size gas stove, full size fridge, microwave and toaster/convention oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:



  • Bicycles:

    There is a dc bikes station around the corner...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Hain's point is 4 miles away, rock creek is 2 miles north...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rent at potomac rec center...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Indoor pool down the street....moreless

Building Type

  • House

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,575 $3,900
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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $120
  • Property Damage Protection $59


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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reagan national
0.03 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Madam's Organ
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hain's Point
0.4 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mintwood Place
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
80 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

In the Heart of DC - Beautiful Garden welcomes you to this great location in secure, upscale, and lovely downtown DC neighborhood yet easy walk to all major attractions, metro, bus service, 75 restaurants and shops, family friendly, free street parking or adjacent parking for fee, close to Rock Creek Park for riding bikes or running, gyms, walk to bars and night life, no car necessary.

Perfect for American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) course students - The property is on the bus route that goes directly to the course buildings ( approximately 15 minutes).

A little neighborhood history: This area historically was part of the 19th century estate 'Kalorama' and enjoyed a reputation for its natural ambience. It was not until the turn of the century that urban development extended the city of Washington into and beyond the borders of this area. The land that now comprises Kalorama Triangle was subdivided in the early 1880s. It was the redelineation of Connecticut Avenue (1897-1907) in conjunction with construction of bridges and the introduction of two major streetcar lines that formed Kalorama Triangle and established its urban character.

Kalorama Triangle, due to the contracted period of time during which it was developed, as well the awareness of architectural styles, is a particularly important illustration of the aesthetics of middle-class speculative housing during the early years of the 20th century. The neighborhood is composed both of examples of high style architecture and modest builder-designed dwellings, but it is primarily a showcase for the stylistic variations of popular trends. Three important styles are abundant in Kalorama Triangle: English Arts and Crafts, Georgian Revival and Mediterranean (including both Italian and Spanish derivatives).

The first house constructed on the newly subdivided land was the Fuller House NR in 1893 at 2317 Ashmead Place. This house, designed by its owner, Thomas Fuller, is an early and important representation of the influence of the English Arts and Crafts Movement on residential architecture in the United States.

In 1898, Walter Peter introduced the Georgian Revival style into the district with his design for the residence at 1842 Mintwood Place. This style met with great popularity as a mode for rowhouse design. An example of the Colonial Revival style is 1901 Biltmore Street. It was built in 1901 by Alex Miller to the design of Speiden and Speiden. Several dwellings, 1848 and 1923 Biltmore Street, for example, illustrate a mixture of both Mediterranean and Georgian Revival styles. A.R.Taylor built 1923 Biltmore Street in 1907 and Arthur B. Heaton designed 1848 Biltmore Street in 1909.

1850 and 1852 Biltmore Street provide the most handsome examples of the Mediterranean influence in the Kalorama Triangle. They were designed and built by W. Granville Guss for himself in 1911. The popularity of the Spanish Revival style rose in the 1920s. The firm of Sonneman and Justement designed a row of houses on Ashmead Place that were built in 1921.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Stubbornly fixing up parts of the nation's capitol since 1998.

Why the Owner Chose Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, USA:
This is a tremendous property in one of the most interesting neighborhoods in Washington - go to the history page. - there is a great overview of the neighborhood - Originally one of the capitol's earliest country retreats (Lincoln's cabin was a mile down Columbia road) it became the Park Avenue of the city in the 20's when the cable cars began transporting the well to do out to their homes in Chevy Chase. Biltmore street was known as General's alley until the second world war when many of the general's and Admiral's assigned to the Pentagon lived on this leafy street. The property is within walking distance or a short bus ride to just about anything you would want to see or do in the nation's Capitol.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This property is a peaceful oasis smack in the middle of the city. You can walk to anything you need with 80 restaurants/coffee shops/bars feet away, 3 supermarkets 1 organic market - half a block 2 - 2 blocks 3 - 5 blocks, a drug store 1 block, kinko's/fedex around corner, 4 dry cleaners around corner, metro - 3 blocks away and bus stops across the street on the bus route to the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) course location

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

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  • Relax on the porch after a hard day in the capitol

    Relax on the porch after a hard day in the capitol

  • Shabby chic decor with modern amenities - Living Room/flat screen TV

    Shabby chic decor with modern amenities - Living Room/flat screen TV

  • Large Master bedroom with sitting area

    Large Master bedroom with sitting area

  • Boudoir lavatory

    Boudoir lavatory

  • Greetings from the garden sentry

    Greetings from the garden sentry

  • Outdoor garden space to enjoy a drink or meal watching the neighborhood go by.

    Outdoor garden space to enjoy a drink or meal watching the neighborhood go by.

  • Life is good in the garden

    Life is good in the garden

  • This is an Oasis of calm in the heart of the city

    This is an Oasis of calm in the heart of the city

  • View - notice National Cathedral

    View - notice National Cathedral

  • Red roof is us, National Cathedral on the hill behind us

    Red roof is us, National Cathedral on the hill behind us

  • More arty shots :)

    More arty shots :)

  • King size brass bed in Master bedroom

    King size brass bed in Master bedroom

  • The Bathroom

    The Bathroom

  • Ariel foto of the full bed

    Ariel foto of the full bed

  • Welcome to the heart of the town!

    Welcome to the heart of the town!

  • Building porch available to hang out night or day - relax, enjoy city life

    Building porch available to hang out night or day - relax, enjoy city life

  • Hallway chandelier

    Hallway chandelier

  • Bathroom


  • Master


  • Sometimes the president eats next door at the Mintwood Grill

    Sometimes the president eats next door at the Mintwood Grill

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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