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Cap Hill 2.5 bd/1.5 bath. Close to metro

Barney Circle, Washington, DC, USA
  • House922 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps7
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

2.5 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms, 15 blocks from the US Capitol

This Capitol Hill rowhouse was updated in 2007 and has new hardwood floors, two and half bedrooms, one and half bathrooms, and is 1.5 blocks from a major grocery store (There are two grocery stores on Capitol Hill and both are very close to my house). The home has stainless steel appliances, wifi, forced air and Air Condition, a back yard patio and front yard. The neighborhood is safe and a pretzel bakery and cupcake shop are on my block.

The house has two main bedrooms which each have a queen bed (2 queen beds total). There is a single sleeper pull-out couch in the office/side room to one of the main bedrooms, a down couch for sleeping, and a a single cot and/or inflatable mattress (the mattress is upon request).

Parking is available on the street for free after 7 PM and before 9 AM and on weekends. Parking can be arranged for a $25 flat fee with 48 hours advance notice for Monday through Friday outside the free weekend hours. Last minute requests for parking (e.g. day-of can be addressed for a flat rate free of $50).

Check-in: Please confirm your check-in time 48 hours in advance.

House Rules: Deposits are returned 7-10 days after the reservation is paid for by VRBO (You pay VRBO and VRBO pays me( and if there are no damages or any outstanding charges (e.g. extra service fees like parking).

Prior to checking out, you must schedule and participate in a walk-through.

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Owner

TM

Member Since 2014
Response rate:
80%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 12, 2018
About TM

I have a graduate degree from a leading university, love the city and the mountains, and am professional, present, aware, and helpful. I was born in New York City, raised near the city, went to college in Burlington, VT, and lived in Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, and took many trips to San Fran for business and beyond. I currently have clients in my day job in Colombia, Florida, New Mexico and beyond. I welcome people from ALL nations, ALL religions, ALL family types, in different stages of their life (students, newlyweds, professionals, travelers, retirees, etc) and/or travelling with relatives, friends, spouses, kids, relationships etc! My style of hosting is I leave the house the way I would want to find a place to stay when I am traveling. I care a lot about details. I want my guests to be happy and comfortable above all else. The upfront cash-flow allows me to take bigger risks when choosing to work with new start-ups in the environmental market place. This is my primary residence but I travel frequently for work and spend time with my boyfriend in Northern Virginia. After a year of hosting, I have dealt with almost every situation you can imagine. Every day so far, I still feel like it is a tremendous opportunity and a gift. I do not take your choice to stay with me for granted. I am very open person and love hosting people of different cultures, subcultures, religions, ethnicities, gender, family types, traditional and untraditional partnerships etc. I've taken two college semesters of American Sign Language (ASL) and can finger spell pretty well mixing in more traditonal ASL. Gallaudet University students, alumni and family are welcome. I consider it an honor and a delight to host you plus your friends, partners, your professional service animals, and family in my home. Thank you!

TM purchased this House in 2007

Why TM chose Barney Circle

This property is only 15 blocks from the US Capitol. It is 3.5 blocks (7 minutes walking) from a metro station which sits on three major metro lines (Silver, Blue, and Orange). Union Station is less than 10 minutes away and DCA Reagan International Airport is only 15 minutes away. The house is on a charming block with a cupcake and pretzel shop around the corner and a major grocery store--Safeway only one and a half blocks away.

What makes this House unique

The house is fifteen blocks from the US Capitol (20 minutes walking) and three and half blocks (six minutes to the metro)! It's a charming home that was fully updated in 2007. There is a small garden in front and patio in the back. There are there 2.5 bedrooms with comfortable beds and beautiful hardwood floors. You cannot beat the location!

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, The third bedroom is a side room to the Master Bedroom.
      • Bedroom 3
        1 sleep sofa /futon

        Bathrooms

        • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, and sink

          Meals

            • Guests provide their own meals

              General

                • Air Conditioning
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                • Internet
                • Iron & Board
                • Living Room
                • Towels Provided
                • Washing Machine

                  Dining

                    • Dining Area

                      Suitability

                        • limited accessibility

                          Notes

                            • My house is 1.5 blocks away from the grocery store!

                              House Rules

                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                              Cancellation Policy

                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                              14 Reviews

                              Excellent4.3/5

                              Latest reviews

                              Fantastic property in an ideal location.

                              Helen T.

                              We recently stayed at Tiff's fantastic property during our visit to Washington DC. The house is beautiful and comfortable, ideally located for the metro, buses and supermarket with a varied selection of excellent restaurans within walking distance. Tiff was very welcoming and helpful and was at hand if we had any queries. It's an ideal location for exploring the city and provides a beautiful home from home retreat in the evenings in a very friendly neighborhood. I can highly recommend a staying at this property for your visit. Thanks Tiff for everything, much appreciated.

                              Love the Location

                              Lynn A.

                              Cozy 2.5 bedroom but enough room for 4 teens + mom. Walking distance to Metro, restaurants. Close enough to ball park and Capitol for some to walk to like I did. Loved the house and DC. Can't wait to go back with someone who can keep up with me.

                              Great!!

                              Sarah F.

                              Tiffany was such a great host and made the experience awesome. So easy to get in touch with and the house was great!

                              Wonderful Host

                              Donita C.

                              We had a wonderful trip. The host did everything possible to make our trip perfect. We will return to this house the next time we come!

                              Very convenient to all the must-sees and must-go(s)

                              Susan M.

                              Tiffany was very easy to work with and timely in her replies to our queries. She worked with us on our late check-in and early check-out. Snacks were provided on our first day and she was cognizant of the fact that my two teenage boys had severe nut allergies. There were even fresh flowers to welcome us. The metro cards were a thoughtful gesture and we used it a couple of times by adding $ to it. The parking permit she secured for us for a very reasonable one-time fee was awesome - we just parked our van in front of her house for the most part and used Uber - it was very convenient and probably comparable to taking the Metro. The pretzel bakery was a hit with our family - breakfast there and then dinner with pretzel bread calzones fresh hot off the oven - they had drinks and coffee (hot and cold) too. We already expected the place to be small being in the Capitol area but it was charming and really we had enough room. Our two teenage boys ( 14 and 16) did not want to share a bed so the 1/2 room worked perfectly. The 1.5 bath was nice with the four of us. Being on the second floor, the bedrooms tended to be warm in the evenings but the ceiling fans helped and there was an a/c unit in the front room in addition to the central a/c. It was hard for me to get up in the bed but only because I am short. A step-stool would have been nice. I am assuming it was also her residence since she had a lot of personal items in the rooms and bathroom but she did clear a chest of drawers which was sufficient for us. Though some of the towels were older, it was clean but some may consider not fit for visiting guests. I only cooked once and I had to scrub the pans hard from whoever used it last. I liked that she recycles, even the compost. The neighborhood felt very safe and well-lit at night and the neighbors friendly. Some of the fixtures were loose (kitchen sink and toilet seat) but Tiffany was appreciative with us telling her. She also gave us her number to use at the grocery to save some money and the savings were substantial. We also got our deposit back less than a week after we got back. Considering it was her home, there was quite a bit of contents in her refrigerator, some quite old - though i am sure the same can be said of my own at home! She said we were welcome to use the condiments and spices and pots and pans for cooking. But we were gone most of the day and exhausted at night. The beds were comfortable enough. We would come back. Thank you, Tiff!

                              Nice Place, Nicer Owner

                              withemhdClyde

                              My family of six (four adults and two 17/18 year olds) arrived on a Thursday evening and stayed through Sunday afternoon. The house is in a cute neighborhood of row houses, very conveniently located to a big grocery store (1.5 blocks) and within easy walking to the Stadium Armory metro station (5 blocks). The house is older as per the area, but well maintained. Things were comfortable and felt like a family home. Of all our previous rentals, this was the first home that was actually a residence. There wasn't a lot of storage space because this is actually Tiffany's home, and that was an adjustment for us. But Tiffany was very gracious about renting her home to us for our visit to D.C., and we enjoyed it.

                              The only things that were a negative for our group was that we couldn't use either of the televisions. Neither are newer, so they weren't able to be hooked up to anything like an X-Box. The downstairs tv has a 400 dvd player hooked up to it, but its not possible to see the names of the dvds, so it made it very cumbersome to use.

                              We would recommend contacting Tiffany for a good place to stay in D.C. Enjoy!

                              Location

                              Barney Circle, Washington, DC, USA

                              Availability

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Tax Rate
                              14.5%

                              Rates are subject until the reservation is confirmed. No third party rentals. No pets or smoking allowed on the premises. Parking permits for 9 AM to Friday at 7 PM are a one time $25 fee per visit to pick up a residential parkign permit. This means you can have as many permits you need for one fee but the charge is based on trips to the police station not permits. Day of requests (e.g. last minute for any reason are very difficult to accomodate and are $35.

                              $207avg/night
                              14 Reviews
                              Excellent 4.3/5
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