Welcome to the most iconic neighborhood in DC. Built in 1908, this registered historic home was just recently renovated. This is the safest neighborhood around, it's like living in Pleasantville with the friendliest neighbors pushing strollers, exercising, walking dogs, or talking leisurely strolls. You can walk anywhere to the surrounding markets, restaurants, and attractions with peace of mind! Trader Joes just opened up 2 blocks from the house! You won't want to leave this home!
Your basement apartment boasts a full kitchen, luxury bathroom, inviting bedroom with a fireplace, private patio, a 61" television with cable tv. Two blocks from the iconic Eastern Market and metro station, half a block from Lincoln Park and less than a mile to the Capitol building! With two units available for rent inquire about availability of both for large groups!
Imagine if you will a perfect day on Capitol Hill. You wake up in the morning swaddled in the comfort of your luxury bed. A rinse in the luxurious custom shower with massaging shower head invigorates your blood and wakes you up for a sunny day in the nation's capitol. You walk past the historic homes and idyllic scenery seemingly from a post card on the five minutes to Eastern Market where you sample fresh fruits and veggies brought from the outlying farms in the area, top it off with a pastry and coffee from the amazing bakery at the top of the market, and continue your stroll down the street to the Capitol Building. The day is made up of wandering awe as you go the myriad Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall, wander the historic buildings and streets, and even dabble in some of the areas great shopping just a on the other side of the National Mall. You lunch in the cafe at the National Sculpture Gardens, and continue the walk to see Dorothy's ruby slippers at the museum of American History, the Holocaust museum, the Air and Space Museum, and so much more. There is so much to see, so much to do, so much to experience just a walk from your apartment there's no way to take it all in but you do your best. You watch the sunset over the Potomac as you stroll through the National Monuments. DC has rolled out a bikeshare throughout the city with stations scattered at frequent intervals. You grab a bike and in just a few minutes are at the 8th street corridor where you dine at one of the many delicious venues. Will it be Japanese, Cuban, modern American? The choices are endless and the food truly amazing. As the night winds down you walk back to your home away from home, watch a bit of your favorite movie, and tuck yourself into bed to do it all again tomorrow.
Capitol Hill is the most iconic neighborhood in the nation’s capital. Built in 1908 this home is a registered historic property. Inside you’ll find a mixture of old and new with the antiquity of 1908 seamlessly complimented by the modern updates in the recent renovation.
LOCATION: Historic attractions, Michelin star restaurants, the Smithsonian Museums, the Capitol building, Eastern Market, the Folger Shakespeare Library, theaters, the national memorials, all within walking distance or a short car/metro ride. The home is located just a block and a half from the famous Eastern Market where local produce, goods, art, and crafts are sold. Lincoln Park is only half a block away. The Capitol Building is less than a mile away. Folger Shakespeare Library is a ten minute walk from the home. The up and coming 8th street corridor is known for it’s restaurants, two of which have recently been awarded the prestigious Michelin star. A five minute walk away and you’ll find everything from comfort food to international cuisine to fine dining. The Nationals stadium is a mere 15 minute walk if you care to catch a baseball game and cheer for the team. There’s even a new Trader Joe’s grocery store slated to open the summer of 2017 two blocks away. Washington DC also has hourly bike rental stations which are super convenient especially in the warmer months. 2 adult bicycles (with bike locks) available for rent for $10 per day per bicycle. Let us know if you're interested in renting them!
WALK SCORE 91
TRANSIT SCORE 86
BIKE SCORE 96
METRO: Washington DC has one of the cleanest and most convenient subway systems in the world. Eastern Market metro station is only a five minute walk away and one metro stop from the Smithsonian Museums and National Memorials. A few stops further down the line and you can be in Georgetown, Adams Morgan, Arlington, or even Old Towne Alexandria. There isn’t a more convenient place to be or to see it all.
CONVENIENCE: The location is not the only benefit of this rental. The lower level apartment has been professionally designed to be cozy, comfortable, and user friendly, but additional amenities have been provided to make your stay absolutely seamless. In the unit you’ll find wifi, a Queen size bed with an additional queen size sofa bed in the living room, a large television with cable tv, a combo washer/dryer, a newly renovated bathroom and shower, luxury bathroom linens, soaps, shampoo and conditioner, a hair dryer, a fully outfitted kitchen with food prep supplies galore, space for groceries, a coffeemaker, toaster, and smoothie blender, a luxurious bed with adjacent fireplace, closets and drawers to unpack into and settle in, and your own private back patio.
YOUR HOST: With years of experience with vacation rentals and a genuine concern for the comfort of our guests, we have been classified as SUPERHOSTS for the length of our hosting career on vacation rental websites. We take great pride in the experience we offer and make a concerted effort to communicate as promptly and thoroughly as possible. We will do our best to make your stay absolutely fantastic.
HOUSE RULES: We ask our guests use the spaces respectfully. If damage is caused to the unit, furniture, or items in the unit please let us know so we can address it with you as soon as possible. Smoking is not permitted in doors. Parties are not allowed. If you want to have a fire in the fire place please let us know so we can demonstrate how to open the flue and start the fire safely. Firewood can be provided for a fee. It goes without saying, but please drink responsibly, and be considerate with the amount of noise you create.
PETS: PETS: Pets are welcome! Please notify us in advance if you're going to bring a pet and provide details of the pet!
PARKING: There is ample on street parking. Cars can be parked for up to two hours without receiving a citation. However, if you plan to have a car during your stay and plan to park it overnight you’ll need a temporary zone permit which can be provided for a fee of $30 USD. To obtain the temporary permit the city requires the license plate number (including the issuing state) and registration (including VIN and tag number), as well as the guests name and home address. This temporary permit is good for two weeks. If your stay extends beyond two weeks, additional temporary parking permits can be issued at a cost of $30 USD each. If you will require parking, please send us this information as soon as possible and we will secure the pass for you and have it waiting in your unit for you upon check in. You can pay the $30 in cash upon check in.
You'll have full run of your own private apartment (bedroom with fireplace, kitchen, living area, and luxury bathroom, and front patio.) You'll also have access to the wifi and common outdoor areas.
We live in the upstairs 2 levels so we're close by if you need help. We're also happy to provide recommendations on restaurants, museums, things to do etc.
Check in is 2 pm and check out is 11 am. This 3 hour window allows time for cleaning between guests. We will try to accommodate exceptions but no promises since some guests will be checking in the day you check out and vice versa!