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Lovely and Tastefully Elegant Condo Close to Stadium, Capitol Hill and Museums

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 BD+- Sleeps 3-ish (Can be bundled with vrbo.com/367989 to sleep up to 11)

Located on a wonderfully urban block in the newly gentrified Baseball Stadium/Waterfront area, this French-inspired chic one bedroom condo has it all! Whether you’re in town for one of the many conventions, or doing lobbying work on Capitol Hill, you are about 8 minutes from the convention center or 8 minutes from the Capitol or 8 minutes to all the Museums the city has to offer. Centrally located to 3 highways, a short walk to the metro, and close to the newly renovated many parks and Riverfront boardwalk, the new Safeway grocery store, Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, the Anacostia Bike Trail, Central Park Ice Skating Rink, and of course Five Guys Burgers and Pot Belly!!

As you enter the 24 hour concierge-staffed building, the clean, modern lobby beckons you to want more. Located on 6th floor, this unit opens into a magahony wood-stained foyer with entryway closet, perfect for placing roller luggage bags, overcoats and other long hanging items. With original art tastefully gracing the walls, the foyer gracefully leads you into the living area. The living room features a Celadon colored sofa with Queen sofa bed, an upholstered club chair that also serves as a recliner, and large mustard colored ottoman that also serves as a place to sit.

To the right of the living room is a West facing all glass wall which runs the expanse of the condo. The 9 foot glass French door leads to a small terrace which overlooks the courtyard. From this terrace one can also enjoy views of the Washington monument, as well as watch the planes land from Ronald Reagan National airport, in the evenings.

The living room has high ceilings and both modern and period finishes, including 47 inch flat screen TV. Comfortable, fashionably chic with a twist!??

The fully stocked, chef-inspired kitchen is open and visible from the living area. In addition to toaster, coffee maker and blender, it boasts stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, dishwasher, stove and microwave), Silestone countertops, designer pendant lighting, as well as recessed lighting and contemporary fixtures.

With the business traveler in mind, the unit has built-in surround sound system which allows you to both charge your Ipod or iPhone, as well as listen to music though the centralized speakers. There are also generous outlets, plugs, and usb charging wall outlets for your many handheld needs. There is a wireless printer and of course WIFI for your business and surfing needs. Just plug and go.

The Japanese-influenced bedroom has leather headboard with 600 thread count sheets, down pillows and comforter. There is a 42 inch flat screen TV in the bedroom.

The unit comes complete with full-size washer and dryer, as though very bright, it features solar shades on all windows to ensure a great night sleep.

All of this is complimented by an upscale gym and rooftop pool lounge with stunning views of the Capitol and the Anacostia River.

The location is adjacent to the newly gentrified baseball stadium district, and The Yards entertainment district just blocks away. This is a perfect package of a fantastic location, access to Metro, Shops, Restaurants and a interesting space. Perfect for the person seeking an international DC flair with upscale home-like amenities.

More Details

Owner
Bernard Bell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Bernard Bell

I'm a TV Network executive who travels alot. Originally from NC, I have been living in DC since 2003. I also split my time between my homes in NYC, NC, and Atlanta. But DC is the best city ever!

Bernard Bell purchased this condo in 2013

Why Bernard Bell chose Southwest Waterfront

I love this neighborhood. All of my homes are in the area, and it has literally become one of the hottest but low key NEIGHBORHOODS. The Stadium has transformed the energy of the area. I love to sit on the terrace with a glass of wine and hear the Baseball Stadium cheers!

What makes this condo unique

The thrill of being in this neighborhood comes from when I walk out my front door, look to the left, and see the shining dome of the Nation's Capitol building. It is a significant and tangible energy booster, and a reminder of the freedoms that we take for granted in this country.

Amenities

Southwest Waterfront Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Spa-Like Bathroom
  • Full Bath with Soaking Tub and Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Japanese Inspired Bedroom
  • Queen Bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Lovely and Tastefully Elegant Condo Close to Stadium, Capitol Hill and Museums
average rating of 4.8297873 based on 47 reviews
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The property was lovely, near the metro, but on the edge of an unsafe neighborhood.

  • 4 of 5

The property was lovely and well decorated. The bed was comfortable. Other tenants of the building were VERY friendly. The deck on the top of the building is gorgeous, including a pool. The apartment could have been cleaner -- missing an owner's eye for cleanliness. Bathroom fan was caked with dust, shower curtain had splotches of black mold (YUCK!), spaghetti sauce dried on the refrigerator door. We also had some difficulty in emailing with the owner. I sent an email which was never responded to. When my husband called two days before we arrived, Bernard was very friendly and helpful. He offered to send us two different documents via email. We never received an email or the documents. When we arrived at the property, they had no record of our arrival and had to call Bernard for confirmation. Bernard called to apologize that he forgot to hit "send" on the email about our stay. We asked if there was anywhere to store our luggage, as we had to check out by 11:00 a.m. but our flight wasn't until 8:30 p.m. He said he would send an email to the concierge. When we went to check out, there was no email from Bernard. They were hesitant to keep our luggage. I received an email sent after we had already checked out.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Really lovely and handy apartment for 2

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is quiet, extremely well kept and stocked. It has a lovely, eclectic furnishings. The building staff were very friendly and helpful - including letting us store our luggage on the day we arrived until we could check in. If you love baseball the stadium is just across the road. A metro stop is close by, with easy, short access to the Mall. An excellent choice.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, clean and wonderful host available to answer any questions.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying in this small studio-type apartment with a great location. It was clean and exactly as described. The owner was easy to contact and responded promptly.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

I will rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay for Washington D.C. visit

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this unit very much. It is in a very nice building that is clean and secure. We were within walking distance to the metro and many great restaurants. One evening we went to roof and were able to watch a Nationals ball game and cook on a very nice grill. Everyone that worked in the building was friendly and very helpful. Bernard was easy to work with and easy to reach if needed. He gave us quite a bit of useful information for the city as far as things to do and recommended some very nice restaurants. We would recommend this unit to anyone looking for a place to stay in Washington D.C.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property was perfect for my needs. If you're a cook all utensils and cookware is provided.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed early June 2017. My overall experience was fabulous. I would rent again if I need to stay in D.C. Cute place, everything you need is provided. Very convenient to everything ... Downtown, shops and restaurants. And of course directly across from the ball park. Unfortunately my team the Mariners were in town the previous week. I enjoyed the relaxing sunset views from the patio. Don't forget to check out the rooftop pool! Owner was quick to respond. Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
National Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.38 Miles
Gordon Biersch is 1.5 blocks away
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Haines Point
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
295 and 395
Nearest Restaurant
0.38 Miles
Gordon Biersch is 1.5 blocks away
Car: recommended

Southwest Waterfront is bordered by Navy Yard and Capitol Hill

Adjacent to Nationals Park and one of the few residential areas in Southwest DC, this neighborhood has been evolving at a rapid pace. Much of the area consists of glass-facaded condominium complexes separated by wide, well-lit pedestrian thoroughfares—many of which lead towards DC's National Mall. Providing its laid-back residents with plenty of places to eat, drink, and make merry along the river's edge, Southwest Waterfront is continually adding restaurants, cafes, and exciting nightlife haunts to its entertainment repertoire.

Reagan National Airport: 15 minutes by cab without traffic or 21 minutes by public transit

?Dulles International Airport: 40 minutes by cab without traffic?

The White House: 8 minutes by public transit?

Georgetown: 13 minutes by public transit

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $75

First payment of one nights room and tax is NON-REFUNDABLE. Balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. If cancel prior to 60 days, full 100% cancellation policy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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