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Downtown DC Birch Bungalow

Bedrooms 1
Space 850 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Brand new 1 bedroom luxury unit inspired by nature and designed for urban life!

Welcome to the DC Birch Bungalow!

The DC Birch Bungalow is a brand new unit offering you a safe, convenient and beautiful home away from home, while you explore the majesty of our nation's capital. Located walking distance to Union Market, H Street nightlife, the Metro (Red Line NoMa-Gallaudet station) and so much more, the DC Birch Bungalow is your gateway to the sights and sounds of Washington, DC. We seek to offer you an oasis of hospitality that will enliven your spirits and soothe your tired feet! You are most welcome at the DC Birch Bungalow!

Featuring hand-cut white birch tress throughout its decor, the DC Birch Bungalow is inspired by nature to offer you a beautiful and soothing home away from home. Elegant by design, our exposed brick and vintage details will nurture your spirit of adventure :-) After visiting the sites all day, the DC Birch Bungalow offers you the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Want to unwind with a good movie? Our DVD player and flat screen TV make that a snap! An expandable table in the living area also offers a beautiful place setting for meals, movie watching and more! Portuguese cork used throughout the design of the DC Birch Bungalow also adds to the natural feel of our space :-) Brand new and full-size stainless steal appliances (refrigerator, stove, microwave and dishwasher) will bring out your culinary curiosity! Our extra deep sink with disposal and plenty of counter space make eating in a pleasure. Polished Italian granite and sleek accents all add to the modern feel of the kitchen! Out on the town and need to freshen up? Our full-size washer-dryer will help keep you looking good for all of your adventures! Our spacious bedroom featuring a cozy queen size bed and soothing color palette will make for a great night's sleep! Also included in the bedroom space is an antique mantel, computer table and plenty of storage to help you combine business with pleasure :-) Wi-fi is available to help you book your next DC tour or complete any work tasks on your agenda. Also, if you bring your own car, we provide a neighborhood Parking Pass for easy on-street parking (with spaces readily available on our street and adjoining streets).

Your own private garden entrance filled with seasonal blooms ensures safety and convenience as you come or go!

Please know that as your hosts, we take pride in offering you our warmest hospitality so you may experience the DC that we have come to know and love. All are welcome at the DC Birch Bungalow!

Sincerely, Timothy and Rodolfo

More Details

Timothy Kane
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Timothy Kane

Hello there! My name is Timothy and my partner's name is Rodolfo. We have lived in DC for the past 11 years and love our city! Rodolfo owns his own home-remodeling company, which helped out a great deal (!) when we decided to create the DC Birch Bungalow. For my part, I do my own type of construction community around diversity and inclusion at the Multicultural Center at The George Washington University :-) We love to travel and know what it feels like to receive an open and authentic welcome from those we meet in other places. We try to "pay it forward" by hosting guests here in DC in a way that feels welcoming and caring. Thanks so much for looking into the DC Birch Bungalow and we hope to host you soon! Timothy & Rodolfo

Timothy Kane purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Timothy Kane chose Trinidad

We care about our neighbors and do our best to share our sense of community pride. One way I share my community pride is by creating and maintaining a garden in front of our home. To me, our garden is a gift to ourselves and to our neighbors. We purposely took down the wire fence that surrounded our front yard in order to have our open space reflect our openness to getting to know those who share our neighborhood. So, when I plant, water and weed our garden, I chat with neighbors and those walking appreciate the compliments (and photos taken!) of our garden in bloom. So, in that same spirit of openness and pride, we invite you to join us at the DC Birch Bungalow! Timothy & Rodolfo

What makes this apartment unique

Our 1925 brick home has great character, which we have added to over the past three years. What we like most about our home is our ability to welcome family, friends and neighbors over to share food and fun. While the DC Birch Bungalow was under construction last year, if offered the perfect space for hosting our Halloween Party Haunted House :-) Fun gatherings like that make our home perfect for us and we feel blessed to be some of the newest members of our diverse neighborhood community. Timothy & Rodolfo


Trinidad Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries


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(55 traveler reviews)

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Downtown DC Birch Bungalow
average rating of 4.9636364 based on 55 reviews

Beautiful decor, cozy and comfortable, safe neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the DC Birch Bungalow. Timothy and Rodolfo did an incredible job furnishing and decorating this lovely apartment. We have stayed at many VRBO/HomeAway homes and have never seen such amazing attention to detail. Our hosts also provided us with great recommendations, loaded Metro cards and wonderful hospitality and conversation. If you are coming to DC, this is the place to stay!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Bonnie and Craig! Thank you for your very kind words and what a pleasure to meet you :-) Your positive energy filled our Birch Bungalow and we appreciate you! Hope to see you again soon in DC or in Lake Tahoe! Timothy and Rodolfo P.S. I mailed Craig's book that he left in the Bungalow; you should receive it soon :-)
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Absolutely Perfect :)

  • 5 of 5

The DC Birch Bungalow was amazing!! It is impeccably clean and well decorated. We travel frequently and have stayed in many VRBO properties, I will say "hands down" this is at the top (if not the best) property we have stayed in. You then add the kindness and support you get from the owner Timothy, and what else is there to say but this is the only property in DC area to stay in. A visitor parking pass was provided to allow street parking just outside bungalow. We chose to leave car parked and used Lyft/Uber during our stay. We enjoyed coffee one morning with Timothy and quickly learned he was a GREAT person and has very kind soul. Absolutely no complaints and will definitely stay here next time in DC!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great short apartment-hunting trip

  • 5 of 5

The Birch Bungalow is just what a single or pair of travelers could ask for: spotless, well furnished, and with everything you need for your stay. The metro stop is very close, but we used Lyft and easily travelled all over town. It didn’t break the bank—about $200 for an entire week. Timothy goes above and beyond when it comes to serving as your host. He’s super friendly, welcoming and responsive if you have a need. He even introduced us to a great realtor who took us to available properties on very short notice. (She was fantastic, too!) I’d definitely stay here again and would recommend to a friend. My only warning for anyone who’s visiting, especially from the western U.S.: the mosquitoes here are SAVAGE. Don’t sit outside anywhere for any length of time without bug spray, especially at twilight. Our lovely dinner outside at a cute little downtown cafe cost us dearly. (Lesson learned!)

Thanks for everything, Timothy! You’re the BEST!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful bungalow a little far away

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this beautifully decorated DC apartment for two nights, and really enjoyed our stay. DC was HOT when we visited, and this apartment was cool and relaxing. The furniture was comfortable, the bed was heavenly, and Timothy was very hospitable in providing toiletries that anyone may forget. The only downside was that the apartment felt far away from...everything. Other than Union Market (very cool!), not much was in walking distance, and as visiting tourists, we wanted attractions to be pretty close. Timothy was great to work with though, was very reachable to coordinate arrival/departure, and very nice to meet in person. The only thing that kept this from being a 5 star review was the location, everything else was great!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Birch

  • 5 of 5

This charming place was a cozy retreat during our short stay in DC. Timothy is a gracious and accommodating host and checked in with us on occasion to make sure we had all we needed to make our stay a great one.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place and more than perfect for our short DC visit!

  • 5 of 5

Timothy is a fantastic host and has thought of every detail of making our stay enjoyable! The bungalow is beautifully decorated, the bed is ultra comfortable, and the parking pass is a plus! Loved his recommendation of Union Market! Not a single negative about our stay, except we missed coffee with Timothy! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $35
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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