Historic Home, Solar Powered, Great Location!(74 Reviews)
The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more
- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Beds: 1 King, 2 Queen; 3 Full Baths; Central A/C; Close to Metro/U.S.Capitol
The Civil War era home has undergone a complete renovation, including solar power!. Make this charming 1858 townhouse the central location for your next family gathering, friend get-together or business retreat. Stay in this historic home, enjoy the quiet street, then walk one block to city life. Enjoy the Eastern Market/Barracks Row/Nationals Stadium neighborhood or jump on Metro to explore the sights. House is spacious, comfortable and contains all amenities. Watch a movie on the 60' flat screen TV (one of 4 flat screen TVs in the house, surf the net on the speedy Wifi, or BBQ in the backyard. This is the perfect house take advantage of all the city has to offer and relax when you get home!
Please note: We cater to families on vacation. All other groups require owner approval before reservation can be confirmed.
When you're ready to book, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Paying with a credit card on VRBO protects your payment for up to $10,000 against listing fraud. We recommend completing your booking on VRBO.Learn more
Member since: 2013
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- There are three rooms upstairs. Each of them is a room with doors that close. The master bedroom overlooks the street and has a king bed. The middle room is a den with a great sofabed from IKEA with a memory foam mattress. These two rooms share a full bath. The back bedroom has a queen bed and small private bath. The back room and middle room share a common wall. All three rooms have large, flat screen TVs. Curious about the sofabed? It's an Ikea memory foam bed that's EXTREMELY comfortable: thick mattress, no springs. You can see the style here: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20262369/#/50242997 * ADDITIONAL PERSON SURCHARGE: With advance approval, it is possible to have more than 8 guests in this house; please note that nighttime noise is a major concern with our neighbors, and any large groups need to commit to keeping noise down (especially upstairs). The surcharge for an additional person is $75 per week for every person over 8. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- You will love your time in this house. Glide on the front porch bench as you watch the world go by. Sip sangria in the sweet yard. Envelop yourself in the luxurious sectional sofa. Lose yourself in the large screen TV. Whether you want to cook, study or relax, you will be able to do it in style here....moreless
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Roller Blading
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Street parking available, generally easy to find except for Fri/Sat nights. Can only park for two hours without a permit. We can get you a permit if we have your car license plate state and number....moreless
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 2 - Nov 20, 2017
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2017
4 night min stay
Nov 28 - Dec 19, 2017
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Winter Holidays 2017
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2018
5 night min stay
Jan 3 - Mar 1, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning Fee (per rental) $160
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 14.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Car: Not Necessary
The home is located in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, on a quiet street, just blocks away from restaurants, the Nationals baseball stadium, the Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. (which has free Parades every Friday night in the summer), the Smithsonian museums, the US Capitol, Supreme Court, National Archives, the Library of Congress, or the Newseum, embassies, etc. Getting around is easy, via walking, Metro, Car2Go, ZipCar, BikeShare, and, of course, by personal auto.
Year Purchased: 1983
About the owner: I moved to Washington DC in 1980 to save the world. Unfortunately, the world could still use quite a bit of help! I, however, fell in love with DC and never left. I met my husband in 1981 and we have lived here ever since. This home was our first house in DC. We currently live in a larger and newer (1905) townhouse in the same neighborhood. We fell in love with Capitol Hill and have raised our three kids here. We love the area and want to share it with others.
Why the Owner Chose Southeast Washington, Washington, DC, USA:
This 1858 charming home is from the Civil War era. The house has been totally upgraded with an open layout, 4 flat screen TVs, an amazing leather sectional sofa, fabulous beds and a lovely front porch and backyard. In addition, we just installed solar panels on the roof! Just one block off Barracks Row, the house is caddy-corner to the Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., the oldest active post in the Corps and near the Washington Naval Yard and old Naval Hospital (now a community center). The house is quaint, yet spacious and with a location just 8 blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the location is ideal.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Washington DC is a great place to spend time. The city is compressed, so you can get anywhere is a short time. We have great public transportation (the Eastern Market Metro is just 3 blocks away) and the city is flat, so it is perfect for walking and cycling. Rent this house for access to the entire city. Entertain friends, BBQ in the yard or walk around the block where there are dozens of restaurants. Live theater, great parks, free museums and baseball are all just a few steps away!
- Primary: +1 202-841-9946
- Click Here to see All My Rental Listings
Our rowhouse was built in 1858 as DC grew into its role as the new U.S. Capitol.
Leather sectional, 60' TV and books make living room a great place to relax!
Dining room has a stone table which seats six. Bon appetit!
Breakfast nook gives you a space to enjoy a cuppa and a crossword puzzle.
Laundry room has full-size units, a utility sink and room to fold.
Upstairs front bath has bathtub/shower and new sink with natural light.
Den/Middle Bedroom has inviting sofa that converts to queen memory foam bed.
Den/Bedroom features 50' flat screen HD TV.
Back bedroom has 47' flat-screen HD TV and desk for answering emails.
Dine alfresco in the lovely patio. Burgers anyone?
U.S. Capitol is just 9 blocks from the house, a lovely walk or 1 stop on Metro.
Historic Eastern Market is up the road. The perfect place for weekend shopping!
Glide on the front porch, sipping iced tea, as you watch the people walk by.
The living room features a 60' HD TV as well as a library.
Just-renovated kitchen has marble floor, new appliances, lots of light & space!
Completely redone bathroom features all new fixtures, space and light.
Master bedroom has comfy king bed and fun decor, plus 55' HD TV.
New floor and new toilet in upstairs front bath.
Rock and roll in this leather armchair or set up your laptop on the blue desk.
Back bedroom has amazingly comfy queen bed in the quietest roomi n the house.
Get work done at the desk, then bop down the back petite stairway to the kitchen
Barbeque grill is ready and waiting to grill up your next meal.
There are several Capital Bikeshare stations near the house. Rent them and ride!
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
Enter dates to see accurate pricing
Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO
- We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
- You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
- We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7
Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM
Send a message to owner
Anonymously report this listing
We appreciate your participation and assistance with our efforts to operate the most secure and trusted vacation rental marketplace in the industry
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center.