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Member since: 2003
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Capitol Hill: As Close as You Can Get to U.S. Capitol.

58 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Southeast Washington holiday house

3 Bedroom with bath for each bedroom.

If you want to tour DC by bicycle there is a rental station 1/2 block from this vacation rental, which is only 3 blocks from the US Capitol and the beginning of the National Mall.

The Flat at Library Court is a rowhouse in the historic district with a completely renovated interior and all new furnishings decorated with Washington D.C. flair. You’ll enjoy expansive views of the stately Library of Congress,.. which is directly across the street. The house backs to Library Court, a 300 year old historic cobblestone street built in the days of horse-drawn buggies.

Why you can’t beat our location: Capitol Hill is a historic residential neighborhood that stretches from the U.S. Capitol, and Pennsylvania Ave, the main corridor, emanates from the Capitol beginning at 2nd Street. We are one block away on 3rd St – the first residential block from the Capitol. The further you get (4th Street, 5th, 6th and so on), the less desirable and less safe the areas become, and the longer your walk to the sites. This is truly as good and as close as it gets! Don’t talk yourself into staying blocks away…

• 1 Block or Less: U.S. Supreme Court, Library of Congress (across the street), Folger (Shakespeare) Theatre

• Within 2 to 3 blocks: U.S. Capitol, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Mall, U.S. Botanical Garden, South Capital Metro station.

• Tour Bus: The Circulator Tour Bus picks up one block away but most of what you’ll want to see is within a short walk.

• Dining 1 Block or Less: We the Pizza; Good Stuff Eatery (President Obama’s favorite hamburger), Cosi (sandwiches, soups and salads), Starbucks, Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar, Hunan Dynasty, Hawk N Dove; Capitol Hill Liquor and Deli

• Stores 1-2 Blocks: Corner Market Grocery Store, Grubb’s Care Pharmacy, Gandel’s Liquor, Riverby Books.

The Courtyard Apartment

The Courtyard Apartment of the Flat at Library Court is a two story unit with 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms, a private courtyard and expansive views of the stately Library of Congress. The kitchen is fully stocked and the unit has wi-fi, cable TV and central air conditioning/heat.

• Main Level: On the main level, you’ll find an expansive kitchen/great room with views of the Library of Congress. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a breakfast bar and large dining table and it opens to the living room with a sleeper sofa and flat screen TV. Behind the great room is a half bathroom, washer and drier, and a master suite with a king size bed and full bathroom, including a tub. The hallway provides access to the private courtyard for relaxation after a busy day of touring the Capitol and quiet al fresco dining; it backs to the historic cobblestone court.

• Lower Level: On the lower level, there are two bedrooms and two full bathrooms: one bedroom has a queen size bed and its own bathroom and the third bedroom has bunk beds single/over double.

DESCRIPTION OF NEIGHBORHOOD:

Capitol Hill is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington D.C., stretching easterly in front of the United States Capitol along wide avenues. It is one of the oldest residential communities in Washington D.C.

As a geographic feature, Capitol Hill rises near the center of the District of Columbia and extends eastward. The Capitol Hill neighborhood today straddles two quadrants of the city, Southeast and Northeast, and a large portion is now designated as the Capitol Hill historic district. The name Capitol Hill is often used to refer to both the historic district and to the larger neighborhood around it.

Capitol Hill's landmarks include not only the United States Capitol, but also the Senate and House office buildings, the Supreme Court building, the Library of Congress, the Marine Barracks, the Washington Navy Yard, and Congressional Cemetery.

The main non-residential corridor of Capitol Hill is Pennsylvania Avenue, a lively commercial street with shops, restaurants and bars. Eastern Market is an 1873 public market on 7th Street SE, where vendors sell fresh meat and produce in indoor stalls and at outdoor farmers' stands. It is also the site of an outdoor flea market every weekend. Please look at our other properties 3550803, 913567 & 4015008 with homeaway.com in Capitol Hill area.

If available, we can provide parking for 1 vehicle at Union Station which is 5 blocks from this rental.

Please check our other properties at 913567, 3550803 & 4015008 in Capitol Hill with homeaway.com.If you have a question about our rental please don't hesitate to call Bob Finn at 623-297-8193. I sometimes call the person inquiring about our rental, but am finding that lots of people don't answer their phones these days. I find that it is some times easier to communicate in a phone conversation then it is by email. We want to make sure there is no misunderstanding about the location of our rentals and it amenities. Parking is limited in DC so if you are driving to DC you might want to talk with Bob about some parking solutions.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Property Manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2003
Call Manager
Speaks english

About Owner/Property Manager

Bob is a retired District Judge from Nebraska and Kaye is retired from Nebraska Public Power District. They are the parents of James Finn who, along with his wife, are the owners of this Capitol Hill Vacation Rental.

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Washington DC

This property served as a parsonage for many years until it was sold in 2012. The house is being completely renovated.

What makes this house unique

The location of this property is what makes it unique. It couldn't be more perfect for visitors to Washington, DC, Government personel visiting and others wishing to experience the Nations Capital..

Reviews

4.9
based on 58 traveller reviews

Capitol Hill: As Close as You Can Get to U.S. Capitol.
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 58 reviews
Sacramento, California
4

Clean, comfortable, good location for families.

  • 4 of 5

Our family of three adults and one child stayed here for 5 days. We are used to staying in very deluxe hotels, so wanted an upscale townhouse to share with our family. I would say this was more than adequate, but visitors should be aware of a few issues. One which could be easily improved is the lack of mirrors. The bathrooms are extremely tiny, and the only mirrors in the whole house are the bathroom mirrors above the sinks. A full length mirror in each bedroom would allow more than one person to dress at the same time!

It's been mentioned before that the noise from the upper apartment is a problem. Every footstep echoes in the master bedroom from the unit above - one morning at 5:00 AM! Maybe some rugs would help.

The king bed in the master is very comfortable, but the queen and bunks were described as lumpy. I personally didn't check them out. It was ok for our family, but if couples are traveling together, be aware the two bedrooms downstairs are very small and not really "equal" to the master.

The location is nice, and we took UBER everywhere with no problem. Many main sights and monuments are still a bit far to be considered within walking distance.

We checked in with no problems, and found the unit clean and ready when we arrived from California.

For an extended stay in DC with family, this was well appointed and with a few improvements could be a very comfortable base.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank the writer of this review for their comments. We will certainly consider their recommendation.
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5

A pleasant time in Capitol Hill

  • 5 of 5

Housed 3 artists in this rental while they rehearsed for a weekend performance. Home was comfortable and spacious enough for all of the guests. The owner event allowed them to rehearse in the space. It made my job easier and the musicians enjoyed living and working there. I would definitely rent this home again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just NW of Houston, TX
5

Fabulous stay in the heart of it all!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of four friends found our 'Capitol Hill' home-away-from-home to be perfect in every way. Comfortable, clean, convenient and w/an eye to surpassing all of our expectations. Two levels assure everyone has room to relax and the common areas, especially the huge dining table, encourage coming together. TV's in every bedroom, a small outside space for morning coffee (Keurig Kcups provided, thank you very much. No need to run out and get coffee first thing.) Full kitchen, complete w/all the appliances, utensils, and pans you could ask for. Beautifully decorated. Lots of extra towels and face cloths, as well as the softest sheets and comforters ever! We successfully navigated Uber for the first time w/out any problems, thanks to your emailed 'transportation guides'. An easy walk to local restaurants and grocery (basic foods) stores. I could go on and on, but we just can't say enough good things about this place!!! We're already looking forward to our next stay here!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review. I wish I could write like you do. Sure would like to have you back. You were great tenants. Bob Registration Manager
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5

Perfect location to see the city

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough about how wonderful the property is and how central to everything it is located. We took an Uber to and from the airport and used a 7 day short hop metro pass the entire stay...no rental car needed...and we saw everything. We stayed in flat 1. It was very clean and comfortable. Bob was great with suggestions and information. I would recommend this to anyone thinking about visiting DC for the week. I have already recommended the property to several friends.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Capital Choice

  • 5 of 5

This flat was convenient to everything! It was beautifully appointed, very clean, very comfortable. Bob had a great deal of information available to help us negotiate our stay in DC. If we return, we will come back to this flat again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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North Aurora, Illinois
5

Wonderful location and Remodeled Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Capitol Hill rowhome; the location is perfect for accessing Library of Congress, Capitol and the National Mall, to name just a few. As some have noted the Capitol South metro is also not far away. The home has been beautifully remodeled and, in our opinion, is larger than it appears in photos. 3 1/2 baths is a very nice feature of the home; kitchen is well appointed with other thoughtful touches. Very clean as well. We found parking right in front of the home, mid-August, on a weekend night, but did not have the car during weekdays. There is a small patio off the back of the unit and a grill (did not use) which would be very nice on cooler evenings. There are shops and a few restaurants within one block of the home; Starbucks, Pret a Manger, Good Stuff Eatery, pizza, etc. We had three generations staying in the home and all thoroughly enjoyed it. Was nice that master suite was on the first floor. There are some steps into the home and then full staircase to the basement bedrooms, noting for accessibility. Highly recommend for location and amenities. Bob also provides much helpful information in advance; excellent to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Reagan
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Union Station

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Rates & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Jan 2017 Rates
1 Jan 2017 - 16 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$463
From
A$477
Fri,Sat
A$2,954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$67 per night, per additional guest
 
Inauguration
17 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$886
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$67 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Jan & Feb
23 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$463
From
A$477
Fri,Sat
A$2,954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$67 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Rates
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$477
From
A$503
Fri,Sat
A$3,088
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$67 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Rates
1 May 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$463
From
A$490
Fri,Sat
A$3,088
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$67 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Rates
1 Aug 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$463
From
A$490
Fri,Sat
A$3,088
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$67 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$470
From
A$510
Fri,Sat
A$3,088
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$67 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$269
Tax Rate 14.5%

Checkout is 11:00 AM and Checkin is 4:00 PM. Arrangements can be made to drop off luggage early.

There is another bedroom attached to Flat 1 wjhich is a 4th efficiency bedroom with a computer desk and efficiency kitchen. The photos labeled as the Optional 4th Bedroom are the pictures of this bedroom. If interested in a 4th bedroom please contact the registration manager for pricing.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Southeast Washington

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Toilet and Sink
  • Each bedroom has its own private bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Bunk Beds
  • We also have a sleeper sofa in the Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking

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