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Historic Takoma Park: Lovely home on quiet tree-lined street close to the DC Met

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Bungalow on one of nicest streets in Takoma Park, 3 BR, 2 full BA, light-filled living spaces, front porch and garden. Sleeps up to six.

Excellent location in a park-like setting yet less than 10 minute walk to Takoma Metro.

First floor has one bedroom (Queen-sized bed)) facing garden; sofa in living room sleeps one; full bath, kitchen, dining and living rooms with park-like views, plenty of art and books.

Second floor under roof has two small bedrooms, one with Queen-sized bed, the other a twin. Full bath. Plenty of fresh towels, toiletries, hairdryer.

The kitchen includes an up to date oven, fridge and dishwasher. New heating system, window air conditioning units. Washer and dryer in the basement.

Fast FIOS Internet, WIFI and cable TV.

A home away from home for the business traveler or a relaxed setting to enjoy a family vacation.

Short walk to Old Town Takoma shops and restaurants and Sunday Farmers Market, one mile from Whole Foods, Silver Spring restaurants, American Film Institute Silver Theatre and other theatres, Saturday Farmers Market.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

Amenities

Takoma Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Historic Takoma Park: Lovely home on quiet tree-lined street close to the DC Met
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
5

Quiet neighborhood, perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in a quiet neighborhood. Pletny of room for our whole family. Everything you could ask for. Metro station within a 10 minute walk. All the D.C. sights within about 20 -30 minutes. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon
4

Home-away-from-home

  • 4 of 5

My favorite thing was the chorus of birdsong we woke up to each day. Another plus was having a "home" to come to after an exhausting day of sightseeing. A vacation rental is the epitome of privacy; no hotel cleaning staff intruding on one's space and no need to make small talk at a B&B breakfast. The most senior among us complained of no banister by the front steps, but she loved the downstairs shower (as did I). Perhaps my only complaint would be not getting to meet our host. We were surrounded and intrigued by his books, art, and home decor. He appears to have spent time in Portugal and it would have been fun to talk about fado, azulejos, and vinho verde. Muito obrigado, Mr. Kohen, for our stay at your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved our stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely stay at this beautiful house

Everything we needed was provided. The house was very clean.

It is a friendly neighborhood and the metro is just a few minutes walk

We liked the paintings and enjoyed the front porch

Arnold always quickly respond to questions and was very friendly.

I would definitely recommend this house. Hope to come back some time.

Thanks again Arnold

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Jordan, UT
5

Wonderfully charming home, and perfect home base for our DC adventure.

  • 5 of 5

We were so fortunate to book this home when we planned our DC trip. The owner, Arnold, is easy to communicate with, and was very eager to make our stay memorable and comfortable. The home was perfect for our party of 7 (two families - four adults, one teen, and two small children) and close enough to the metro that we were able to skip renting a car and driving in DC traffic. Arnold's impressive library kept us entertained in the evenings - I couldn't believe my 14-year-old son didn't turn on the TV once during our 10-day stay! I loved the art and artifacts that decorated the interior, as well as the fireflies and deer that decorated the exterior. We took the Metro up to Silver Springs to enjoy a movie and dinner one evening, and I would have liked to visit the farmer's market but we didn't have time. Walks to the park and around the gorgeous neighborhood were perfect down-time activities after long days at the museums. I would recommend this rental to anyone, especially because of the attentive and gracious host. Thank you so much, Arnold!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Older comfy house

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for 3 days in July. The house was comfy and quirky but very homey. The owner was extremely accommodating and quick to respond to all of my emails. It is in a very nice older neighborhood and the people around were very friendly. The metro was a block away and easy and safe to walk to. The first day we drove but it was so close we didn't after that and you have to pay to park in the metro lot. Metro is easy to use and nice. The upstairs was hot but both bedrooms stayed cool with the air conditioners. The downstairs bedroom was very cool also. Owner may want to consider central air. All of the appliances, dishes etc. were nice and new. Nice having a washer and dryer also. There were ants but ants are very common at this time of the year. We were happy with our stay and I would rent from him again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oconomowoc, WI
4

Great rental

  • 4 of 5

My family of 5 stayed in this rental for our vacation to the DC area. With 2 full bathrooms, a full kitchen, and 3 bedrooms, this was a great place for us. There is a pull-out in the living room for use, as well. The location is very close to the metro, which makes it ideal for anyone touring DC. Arnold was very helpful and responded to all questions quickly. The neighborhood is lovely with tree lined streets, flowers, and friendly people. The price and location are what attracted us to this property, and we were not disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Takoma Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$160
$1,000
$3,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
cleaning $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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