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Wavely Veney

Member since: 2007
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Speaks english

The Smithsonian Vacation House - Walk To The Museums - Free Parking - Waterfront

62 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Southwest Washington holiday townhome

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom, Sleeps 10

Why stay at a Hotel, when your entire family can stay in the center of the District of Columbia, only blocks from the National Air & Space Museum in the DC waterfront area for Much less! Absolutely wonderful describes this house, a spacious Three-bedroom, 2 full + 1 half baths, 2-level town home located in Waterfront/SW, Washington DC’s beautiful marina district. Just walking minutes from L'Enfant Plaza mall, metro, Smithsonian, museums, and the Mall, this home is close to I-395 going to Virginia and Maryland. Walk to the Cherry Blossoms, the fireworks on the Mall, and the WWII & Vietnam memorials. Boasting a fabulous location, the Smithsonian Vacation House is on a quiet cul-de-sac with off-street parking, yet it is in walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Don't delay, book today! We look forward to servicing you.

This lovely Capitol Hill property offers the option of 2 levels featuring 3 Bedrooms with 2 1/2 Bathrooms or 3 levels featuring 4 Bedrooms with 3 1/2 Bathrooms to accommodate up to 14 guests! Contact us today for details!

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Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Wavely Veney (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks english

About Wavely Veney

Home owner and caretaker to all! I love to please and I'm a believer in quality over quantity.

Wavely Veney purchased this townhome in 1999

Why Wavely Veney chose Maryland

I learned about this property a few years ago from a friend and fell in love with the vision to restore this property to its original beauty. Such an exquisite area deserves a beautiful home!

What makes this townhome unique

The Smithsonian Vacation House is centrally located within walking distance to the Mall and the Monument.

Reviews

4.1
based on 62 traveller reviews

The Smithsonian Vacation House - Walk To The Museums - Free Parking - Waterfront
average rating of 4.080645 based on 62 reviews
5

Terrific!

  • 5 of 5

This house was beautiful and gave you a real feel of DC. It was within walking distance to several dowtown attractions as well as a local grocery store. It is right next to a school and was on a very quite neighborhood street. Best part, at 7AM you could here the chapel bells ringing amongst the hustle and bustle of the city. Absolutely stunning, I would highly recommend this stay to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for your feedback!! We look forward to hosting you and family in the future.
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Four adults found this property to be suitable for our four-day visit.

  • 4 of 5

Proximity to the Smithsonian Museums was the primary reason for choosing this property. The number of bedrooms was a Plus. With Uber Eats being so convenient, we did not prepare meals for the limited time we were on property, so the kitchen was not tested. With TVs in all of the bedrooms and in the living room, we were adequately entertained. Having a washer/dryer onsite also was a big plus so that we did not return home with clothing to wash. The customer service was EXCELLENT. The Owner was available from beginning to ending with directions, tips about the surrounding area, etc. We had a small plumbing problem that was quickly addressed while we were there and likely addressed more fully after we left.

We will likely return next year since we did not see enough of the museums on this limited stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay at the Smithsonian Vacation House! We are looking forward to hosting you again. We have remedied the plumbing issue with the toilet leaver. We thank you for your assistance in providing excellence and quality of our guest!!
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5

Safe neighborhood, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at The Smithsonian Vacation House. We were there in July of 2016. The location was great--close to 2 metra stops. It was also a very friendly neighborhood--we were able to walk a few blocks to a large grocery store and restaurants. The owner was very accomodating, and everything was ready to go for us when we got there. This was so much nicer than staying in a hotel! After sight seeing all day, it was great to come home to a house to relax and hang out.

We would definitely recommend this house! We had 7 of us--3 adults and 4 kids--and had plenty of room!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Traditional, Clean, Walking distance to everything

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience. Rooms were clean, Great location, It would be hard to find something closer to the MALL. Owner Wavely was very responsive and friendly. Highly recommend and neighborhood is fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay in DC

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five fit more than comfortably in the house. It really was a reasonable walk up to the National Mall. The kitchen was well equipped with what we needed to save some money on food. It was wonderful having so many bathrooms! We enjoyed the neighborhood and our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

The location of this home is fantastic. Its close to two metros, the mall, grocery store etc. The house could do with a few updates but it was well worth the money. Waverly was a great host who was very accommodating. We will be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Ronald Reagan Airport
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
L'enfant Metro
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday townhome in the Southwest Washington, Washington DC

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
New Years 2017
30 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,114
 
 
Inauguration 2017 Extended
16 Jan 2017 - 17 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$2,284
 
 
Inauguration 2017
18 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$2,956
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$517
A$3,224
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$672
Cleaning A$235
Tax Rate 14.5%

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The Following Holidays are observed and specials rates are applicableThanksgiving, Christmas, Memorial, Cherry Blossom, 4th July, Memorial, Presidents, Veterans, MLK
Come experience our beautiful Nation's Capital from a luxurious perspective! Enjoy the upcoming holidays in comfort and style. We are offering a special discounted weekly rate of $1600 for the entire month of December! Take advant

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in Southwest Washington

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • River
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Master Bathroom features jet body spray and skylight.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Chair
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • The master bedroom can accommodate three guests.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • conservatory
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting