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Allen

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks english, french, spanish

Capitol Hill, Walk to Metro, US Capitol, National Mall, Museums

30 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Southeast Washington holiday condo

English Bsmnt, Full Kitchen,W/D,1Bedroom + 1 Convertible bed,1 Bath,Sleeps 2-4

The Apartment:

Private English Basement Garden Apartment: Modern 1 bedroom Capitol Hill apartment with a private entrance.

• Sleeps 4

• Private bedroom with a Queen bed

• Full bath with bath tub

• Queen size Sleeper sofa bed in the living room

• sheets and comforters

• bath towels

• Clothes washer and dryer

• Fully appointed kitchen with refrigerator, oven/range, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, dishes, glasses & cook ware.

• Ironing board + iron

• Hair dryer

• Wireless internet

• Flat Screen TV

• Cable

• DVD/Blue-ray Player with Netflix and HBOGO apps

• Central AC

• NON SMOKING

• No Pets

Great Location:

Fantastically Located in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, this unit situated within walking distance of the U.S. Capitol and the National Mall—The US Capitol,the Smithsonian museums, historic Eastern Market, & Barracks Row. is near the center of the Federal City and offers amenities for a comfortable and memorable stay in one of Washington's oldest and most sought-after neighborhoods. Potomac Metro Station is located around the corner from the property and the Eastern Market metro station is about 5 blocks away at the Eastern Market.

Dine in or dine out. Stroll to SCORES of choice restaurants & pubs ($- $$$) and the popular H Street Atlas District.

Close to many neighborhood markets for a quick grocery and wine run. One block to Harris Teeter Grocery

The location has walk score of 85 and transit score of 81.

Transportation:

One block from a Capitol Bike Share.

One block from a DC metro bus route.

There are Zipcar locations nearby for daily car rentals.

AMTRAK, the MARC Train & the MEGA BUS & the BOLT BUS run from Union Station

Street parking is plentiful in the neighborhood. **I will provide a parking pass if you have a car and plan on staying for a while. Parking restrictions are in effect Monday through Saturday.

After Georgetown to the west, Capitol Hill is Washington's oldest neighborhood. In its earliest days, most of the residents were members of Congress who lived in boarding houses and dormitories surrounding the Capitol. As the neighborhood evolved, row houses replaced boarding houses and the Hill began to grow as a neighborhood filled with families, as well as Washington's who's who. As you walk around this stately neighborhood, don't be surprised if you see faces you've seen in the news. A number of senators and representatives make their home on the Hill.

In addition to the U.S. Capitol, the Hill includes other significant American landmarks such as the U.S. Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library, Union Station, the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks, the Washington Naval Yard, Congressional Cemetery, Lincoln Park, and the Eastern Market. All of these sights are within easy walking distance and most are Metro-accessible. Just down the hill from the Capitol is the National Mall with all of the monuments and memorials iconic to Washington, as well as more than 10 museums and galleries of art and artifacts.

To the east of the Capitol is the Eastern Market—one of the only remaining merchant markets left in Washington. While the market bustles during the week, it is on the weekends that it acquires its character and charm as residents from all over the city and visitors from all over the world come to the market to enjoy breakfast; purchase fresh meats, produce, and breads; stroll through the adjacent flea market; and browse the latest art and jewelry crafted by local artists and artisans.

During the spring and summer months, a visit to the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks at 8th and I Streets SE will allow you to see the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team in action. This 24-man rifle platoon performs precision maneuvers with their 10.5 lb M-1 Garand rifles with fixed bayonets.

Over at the U.S. Capitol, the newly opened visitor's center allows visitors to experience the Capitol from the ground up. The center features several state statues in Emancipation Hall and a museum that chronicles the history of the U.S. Capitol from its cornerstone laying in 1789 by George Washington to the present day. Tickets for the Senate and House galleries are available here.

The Library of Congress' Jefferson Building, just across the street from the Capitol, is the world's largest repository of books and media in the world. The building is open to the public and the Renaissance and classical art are breathtaking.

These and other sites make staying on Capitol Hill a must if you're visiting Washington on business or for pleasure.

Keywords: condominium, Basement, English Basement, Capitol Hill, Sight Seeing, Touring, Museums, Memorials, White House

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
Allen (Property Manager)
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Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks english, french, spanish

About Allen

The redhead next to me is my wife Ana.

We have 2 daughters who are grown and are on their own ( not really, if you are a parent you know) and a 14 pound Schnoodle ( he thinks he is a giant). We have been living in the DC metro area for about 36 years and absolutely love it. Washington DC is a beautiful city, it really is and for people coming here to spend their vacations or attend conferences, weddings, funerals (The Arlington Cemetery), graduations, sight seeing, festivals etc. etc. there isn't any city that offers so much.

I manage the properties and Ana tells me what to do (!!!) We are a great team and enjoy doing what we do.

Allen purchased this condo in 1987

Why Allen chose Washington DC

This is a fully furnished apartment, very close to metro and the grocery store. Walking distance to the major sites in DC.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Please make sure you do not send or transfer any funds to any entity. We only use VRBO's Reservation Manager for booking and reservations. If in doubt please call us at: 202-327-3688
Jan 2013
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Reviews

4.3
based on 30 traveller reviews

Capitol Hill, Walk to Metro, US Capitol, National Mall, Museums
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 31 reviews
5

Great little apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is conveniently located close to the Potomac metro station. It can accommodate 4 but we stayed here with 2. It worked well for us . The apartment was clean and is well equipped. The kitchen has everything you need. Wifi works good. Contact with the landlord was efficient and prompt.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Convenient Location

  • 4 of 5

Location was great. Walking distance to good restaurants, close to metro. The unit was clean and tidy. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort Bragg, CA
4

convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Very convenient location with everything we needed. Loved to sit in the backyard as well.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice and clean bathroom was very small but functional

  • 4 of 5

Nice property close to public transportation with grocery stores and restaurants nearby

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a long weekend in this apartment as a group of four adults (two couples). Whilst not large, the apartment is very well equipped and was perfectly large enough for us. The apartment was very clean and the kitchen was very well equipped.

The location is excellent - a couple of blocks from a Harris Teeter supermarket and Potomac Avenue metro station (which is a couple of stops from the Capitol).

Overall I'd highly recommend this apartment and - if available - would happily stay there again in a future visit to Washington.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Westphalia MO
5

If you want convenience-this apartment has it!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed a week in this apartment and we give it a thumbs up for convenience and furnishings that made our stay so accommodating. You walk out the front door and just a half a block will get you to a bus stop and the Potomac Metro station is just a block away. Having this made our travel each day so convenient. We made several trips to the Harris Teeter grocery store which is just right around the corner. We would buy food to make our dinner each evening and this turned out to be a big plus since we have two hungry teenage boys to feed. It was less expensive overall for the week. We would eat out during the day -which was expensive-and then go to the apartment for a relaxing dinner. We drove to DC and having a parking space behind the apt. with a locked gate made the trip less worrisome. The owner Allan was always available for questions. The place was clean, had the amenities stated and was again convenient. Compared to hotel prices outside DC, this was lower in price and so worth it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Southeast Washington, Washington DC

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Inaugration
15 Jan 2017 - 23 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$227
From
A$254
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$47 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Season
24 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$127
From
A$167
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$869
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$47 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
A$154
From
A$186
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,070
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$94 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$334
Tax Rate 14.5%

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 condo rental in Southeast Washington

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Living room - 1 sofa bed/futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • tennis