Location & Beauty on Capitol Hill!(52 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Sleeps 4, Fully-Furnished Apt, Close To Capitol, Metro And Smithsonian
Renovated in 2015 and beautifully decorated, this separate entrance carriage house has hardwood floors, high ceilings and everything you’ll need for your stay on the Hill. The bedroom has a four-posted queen-size bed, dresser, marble vanity and a cozy armchair. The French doors open onto a secret garden, the perfect place to enjoy breakfast. The bathroom is done in creamy Travertine with a large tiled shower. The great room has a day bed with a hidden pull-out trundle bed, two arm chairs, a ladder bar and a flat screen TV, and a multi-function antique table: Tucked into an alcove it’s the ideal space to eat a sandwich, work on your laptop or charge your electronics. At mealtime pull it away from the wall and pop up the sides for a table that seats six. Let us know how many bistro dining chairs you’ll need. Along the back wall the fully-outfitted kitchen has a full-size, 4 burner stove, sink, and 5 ft. refrigerator. Off-street parking for one car is included.
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Member since: 2014
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Recommended reading for elementary school kids: Lucy Rose and Melonhead chapter books. The author, Katy Kelly, grew up in the main house and set her series on Capitol Hill. Kids may even catch a glimpse of the real Madam (Marguerite!)...moreless
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- The bedroom has a wonderfully airy feel with the high ceiling that is throughout the rental and French doors that look out into your private garden. The comfortable queen bed is furnished with plenty of pillows, clean linens, and a cozy duvet. An elegant marble vanity with mirror, an antique dresser, and a comfortable armchair lend homelike touches. The large closet has plenty of space for hanging clothes and storing luggage, along with an iron and an ironing board....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Child's Highchair
The dining area is located at the opposite end of the great room from the kitchen. With both leaves down the drop-leaf table seats 2; pulled away from the wall and with leaves raised it seats 6. ...moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
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- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
Pool / Spa
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 14.5%
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
The carriage house is located only a few blocks to the east of the U.S. Capitol building. You could spend all your time in our neighborhood -- Capitol Hill -- eating, window shopping, poking into galleries and exploring. But the National Mall parkland, Smithsonian museums and national monuments are just a stone's throw away. You can't be better situated to explore all that DC has to offer.
Year Purchased: 1971
About: The Kelly family is the second family to live in the main house, which was built in 1876 by Maj. Samuel Walker for his family.
Why Stanton Park, Washington, DC, USA:
One of the premier properties on Capitol Hill, the carriage house, the stable and the east side of this Victorian house were completed in 1876. By 1886, Maj. Samuel Walker had more money and ten children so he added the west side of the house, the third floor and the porches in the style of Charles Eastlake, the English architect who simplified Victorian architecture and flattened its rounded gingerbread. All of the first floor ceilings—except the hall—are tin and so is a bedroom ceiling on the second floor.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
One of the great pleasures of the main house is that it remains much as it was when first built. Modernizing was done slowly, with care and caution. On the chance that electricity was just a fad, Major Walker only electrified every other arm of the chandeliers in the living room and the study and left the others as gas jets. The gaslights still work--and so does the electricity.
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The master bedroom.
An antique dresser and whimsical mirror in the bedroom.
Fluffy towels await!
The cozy and efficient fully-appointed kitchen.
The entrance to your carriage house getaway.
The carriage house stands at the rear of the main house.
Our house as it appears today.
Antique doors are installed throughout the carriage house.
The luxurious walk-in shower.
The great room with daybed and hidden trundle.
Come put your feet up after a day of sightseeing!
The hidden garden is a perfect spot for breakfast on a sunny day.
Our house as it appeared in 1896.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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