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Upscale and Quiet in Kalorama 1-Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, Balcony, Driveway Option

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The Living Room, with floor to ceiling windows.

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 Bedroom + Sofa Sleeper + Air Mattress, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Historic home, in a quiet tree-lined neighborhood, 2 blocks from the heart of the action!

Elegant 1 bedroom, 1½ bathroom, on the 2nd floor of a classic DC townhouse. Located in one of the most upscale sections of the city - the west side of DuPont Circle, in Kalorama - the safest neighborhood in DC. President Obama lives just around the corner!

The property is exceptionally large - 1000 square feet of indoor living space - featuring high ceilings, tall windows and original French doors. Enhancing those quarters are two private Juliet balconies: just off the kitchen for dining alfresco, and next to the bedroom for morning coffee and quiet conversation outdoors.

The spiral staircase leads to a master retreat that is tucked away from the rest of the home. The bedroom is nicely sized and comfortably appointed, the organic mattress topped with freshly laundered linens, cleaned just prior to your arrival. Complementing the space is a full bathroom, sunroom alcove and balcony. If traveling with couples, the sofa sleeper and half bath on the living room expands the sleeping quarters.

The kitchen is fully equipped, and if you're into organics, included is a juicer and a Vitamix. Please feel free to use our spices for your cooking needs; groceries can be purchased just down the way at the corner market.

You are a short walk to hundreds of cafes and restaurants in DuPont and Georgetown, and within walking distance to the Capitol, White House, Smithsonian, Washington Monument, and the zoo.

The DuPont Metro Station is just a few blocks away, and cabs are abundant in the area.

If you are bringing a vehicle, there are two options that can be added to your quote: driveway parking can be made available for up to 2 vehicles, and any number of street parking permits can also be arranged.

What you can expect: it is my aim to provide guests a five-star experience. Touches that I appreciate when I travel: cleanliness, upscale linens and towels, comfortable bedding, wireless Internet and eclectic decor.

Please Note: I book on a first-come basis, and the furnishings are constantly evolving!

Keywords: Clean, Safe, Upscale, Historic, Mansion District, Embassy Row, Kalorama, DuPont, Georgetown, Metro, Balcony,, Capitol, Museums, Monuments, Zoo, Quiet!

Here's what Kathy from Ottawa had to say about her stay:

Excellent choice! This was a perfect choice for my recent three night stay in DC. The apartment was just as described in the listing - very clean, bright, safe and relaxed. It had all the amenities I required to make it an enjoyable stay including a comfortable bed, well equipped kitchen and a great WiFi connection. It was a fantastic location – within walking distance of major attractions but close to the Dupont Circle metro station if you prefer public transit. There is a good selection of restaurants, cafes and groceries in the area. Parking (with a permit) was available immediately across the street from the apartment and I never had to move my vehicle during my visit. I was most impressed with the responsiveness of the host who was accommodating and genuinely interested in ensuring a positive experience. She provided very clear, timely and detailed information and was always professional. I would definitely consider staying here again the next time I am in the area.
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • On floor 2
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

    Featuring an organic mattress...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Air mattress

    Available...moreless

  • The bedroom has an organic mattress that is topped with quality linens and bedding ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Full Bathroom

    With walk-in shower...moreless

  • Half Bathroom

    Located just off of the living room...moreless

  • Quality towels are provided

Entertainment

  • Television:

    Located in the living room, with an antenna that picks up the major networks and Netflix ...moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Location Type

  • Downtown

Dining

  • Dining:

    Small table adjacent to the kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Internet:

    Wireless ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two driveway parking spaces can be made available directly in front of our home, at $200 per car, per visit. Or, any number of street parking permits can also be arranged, at $125 per car, per visit...moreless

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped. Dishcloths and dishtowels are provided...moreless

Outside

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

4.6
from 7 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
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Apr 26 - Jun 7, 2017
2 night min stay
$10
June fill-in
Jun 8 - Jun 10, 2017
2 night min stay
$125

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

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Jun 11 - Jun 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$10 $10
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $1 per night, per additional guest

Fill-in
Jun 18 - Jun 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$125

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Fall
Sep 10 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
$250 $295
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$195 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $195 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
0.4 Miles
Nearest Train
DuPont Circle - Red Line
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rock Creek Parkway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Restaurant Nora

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

About the owner: My husband and I prefer quiet homes in residential neighborhoods when we travel, and offer ours to like-minded people whenever we're away. It is my aim to provide guests a five-star experience. Touches that I appreciate when I travel: a terrific neighborhood, cleanliness, upscale linens and towels, comfortable bedding, wireless Internet and eclectic decor.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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Photos

  • The Living Room, with floor to ceiling windows.

    The Living Room, with floor to ceiling windows.

  • The Kitchen, fully equipped.

    The Kitchen, fully equipped.

  • Half-bath and sleeper sofa, expands the sleeping quarters.

    Half-bath and sleeper sofa, expands the sleeping quarters.

  • Sunroom, with Juliet balcony.

    Sunroom, with Juliet balcony.

  • Organic mattress.

    Organic mattress.

  • Bedroom, view.

    Bedroom, view.

  • Hallway.

    Hallway.

  • Luxury Hotel Christy towels

    Luxury Hotel Christy towels

  • Our cherry blossoms!

    Our cherry blossoms!

  • Restaurant Nora is very popular with the locals, it serves an organic menu.

    Restaurant Nora is very popular with the locals, it serves an organic menu.

  • Looking down our street.

    Looking down our street.

  • Juliet balcony, just off the kitchen for dining alfresco.

    Juliet balcony, just off the kitchen for dining alfresco.

  • The spiral staircase leads to the master retreat.

    The spiral staircase leads to the master retreat.

  • Open the French doors and take your morning coffee on the Juliet Balcony.

    Open the French doors and take your morning coffee on the Juliet Balcony.

  • The bedroom, with armoire.

    The bedroom, with armoire.

  • The bedroom, looking out to the balcony.

    The bedroom, looking out to the balcony.

  • Bathroom, with walk-in shower.

    Bathroom, with walk-in shower.

  • Just around the corner is a replica of the Spanish Steps found in Italy.

    Just around the corner is a replica of the Spanish Steps found in Italy.

  • Nothing is more beautiful than DC in springtime!

    Nothing is more beautiful than DC in springtime!

  • Teaism, serves an Asian-inspired menu.

    Teaism, serves an Asian-inspired menu.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017

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