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Victorian Flat in Capitol Hill- US Capitol/Eastern Market/Union Station

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 bedroom English Basement on Historic Lincoln Park in the heart of Capitol Hill

Our comfortable 1 bedroom (queen) 1 bathroom can accommodate 1-4 guests (additional queen size sofa bed/queen sized inflatable) The English Basement unit is located directly on historic Lincoln Park and within walking distance to Eastern Market, Metro, US Capitol, Union Station, National Mall, Museums and Monuments. The Historic District of Capitol Hill has an amazing vibrant commercial presence with restaurants, taverns and shopping among an otherwise leafy victorian row house community.

The rental comes with a fully equipped and updated kitchen, LCD HD television, updated bathroom and its own full sized laundry.

Being located on the Park there is a perfect outlet for lawn sports, playgrounds and fields as well as picnic areas and great walking/running areas.

Located on East Capitol Street and 11 blocks due east of the US Capitol you can get to the National Mall sights within a 15/20 minute walk. Eastern Market Metro is about a 10 minute walk if you'd prefer rail and Union Station is about a 20 minute walk. All of these destinations also have Capitol Bike Share stations if you'd rather bike.

More Details

Topher Cushman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Topher Cushman

Both Deb and I grew up in Upstate New York and have lived in our neighborhood of Capitol Hill for over 10 years where we met and have started our family.

Topher Cushman purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Topher Cushman chose District of Columbia (Washington DC)

In our opinion Capitol Hill is the best located neighborhood for taking in the City and its sights. It is also an amazing community with friendly neighbors. Its a small town village in the heart of one of the world's most powerful cities.

What makes this apartment unique

Stroll to the Market on the weekends, take a glass of wine over to the park in the evening or watch a storm come through from the front porch- you'll love where you are once you get here and look around.


Eastern Market Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Full bath with tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen sized bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(65 traveler reviews)

Victorian Flat in Capitol Hill- US Capitol/Eastern Market/Union Station
average rating of 4.8615384 based on 65 reviews

DC at it's finest

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect spot for the full experience of Washington. We walked everywhere but there are buses. The park across the road adds to the peace of this place. Plenty to see and at easy reach. Shops, transport and lots of sightseeing. The unit is very clean and has everything you need for a great stay. The only negative is that people do live above and you do hear everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Comfy spot on the park!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time in this apartment. The owners were super accomdating and allowed us to check in early. They also provide a great written guide to help you with the sites and the neighborhood restaurants and bars. Capitol Hill is fantastic and very walkable. The parking pass that came with the rental made parking so easy. Overall, a great place in a fantastic neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We got this rental because it was supposed to be pet friendly. We love to travel with our 65 lb. lab mix. The fit was perfect. The park is literally across the street which made early morning and late night potty trips super convenient. While not "officially" an off leash dog park, there are many free lancing doggies enjoying the park throughout the day. There is traffic surrounding the park, but as long as your doggie does well in an off leash dog park setting, they should be fine. The dog parents were also SUPER friendly and very helpful with tips about where you can go with dogs. There are also lots of restaurants with outdoor seating in the area that are dog friendly. I would recommend investing in a doggy cooling coat and some camel backs though. It gets SUPER hot in the summer and there are nearly no dog friendly water areas to cool off. Even the shade is still warm for them. Having the camel back helped us hose down our doggy on breaks. On a related note, having a hose right outside the rental was convenient when our dog decided to roll in mud to cool off.

The rental itself was very clean, but small. It was perfect for my husband, me, and the dog. I think a couple small children would do well on the couch too. But you have to walk through the bedroom to get to the bathroom, so I wouldn't recommend for four adults. You could hear some bumps upstairs, but it was never at times where it woke me up. The parking pass was definitely helpful and I recommend timing your arrival for when people are naturally at work. Neighborhood felt super safe and cute. Easy walk to the tourist sites, or a affordable Uber/taxi if your not a walker. Lots of cute restaurants nearby and corner markets. You feel more like a local at this rental than a big hotel. I would definitely rent here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Loved the area and how close we were to all the D.C. attractions. Very family-friendly area!

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was exactly as described! Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun living like a local in D.C. 4 1/2 stars!!

  • 4 of 5

This property is great! It's walking distance to lots of great food, super close to the Capital/all the sites, and located across the street from a fun dog friendly park. It has a full kitchen so you can visit one of the local markets to stock up if you don't want to eat out everyday. The owners were great and left us to our trip yet made sure that we knew they were reachable if we needed anything! Only negative thing I could point out is that when the owners are home/awake (above the apartment), it gets a little noisy with overhead noise (it can wake you up) if you're not used to living in an apartment but this inconvience is worth it to be able to live like a local in beautiful Capital Hill. We will definitely be back and hope to use this property again! Thank you Topher for the great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

I spent 3 weeks at this apartment and enjoyed it tremendously. The location was especially important to me as I was working in the neighborhood and could easily get everywhere I needed to be from Lincoln Park. Another perk is that there's a bikeshare station just down the street. The place has what you need. You will hear street noise and sounds from above but that is the nature of urban apartment life. It didn't bother me. Everything went smoothly and Topher was kind enough to rebook my reservation when I needed to pay using another method.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6.6 Miles
Reagan National
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Boxcar at Eastern Market
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Haines Point
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrak/Union Station
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Acqua al2 at Eastern Market
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Eastern Market Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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