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Petworth Garden Apartment

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 65 m²
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Contemporary English Basement That Sleeps A Family Of Four Comfortably.

THE PROPERTY

Contemporary English basement that sleeps a family of four comfortably. All new construction finished in 2015 with private bedroom, full amenity kitchen, and luxurious bathroom. Just minutes walk to metro, restaurants, and shops.

The Space

The 700 sf 1-bedroom garden unit has front and rear private entries (door is below the front porch in the photos). There is a full kitchen with white soft-close cabinets, quartz countertops, eat-in bar, front loading washer and dryer. The kitchen has stainless appliances: a normal-sized refrigerator, flat-top stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher. It also has a water boiler, coffee pot, and all the cooking utensils you'll need. If you'd like to cook just ask and we can lend you some spices for your dish (we have most typical). The house has a whole-house water filter so don't worry about the water! There is also a 3/4 bath with a built-in bench in the large walk-in shower. At the back of the unit there is a bedroom with a small closet and queen sized bed. Insulation was installed between the basement unit and the upper floors to provide acoustical privacy from the primary residence. The living room has a table with four chairs, and a comfortable sleeper sofa with flat screen tv with Apple TV, Blu-Ray player, and sound bar. You can watch all the Netflix and Hulu you'd like. We also provide free wi-fi. The sofa also folds into a second full size bed that sleeps two. We have a large (for the city) back yard with patio and sofas, if you're interested in using this space please let us know ahead because of our dogs.

Guest Access

The key to enter the unit is located in a key locker. The access code will be While staying at 622, feel free to store the key locker on the magnetic mail holder. When you check out, it is important to remember to return the key locker with the key inside it for the next guest. Failing to return the entry key is a $50 fine.

Interaction with Guests

We live upstairs and have lived in the neighborhood for a number of years. We would love to help you enjoy your stay by providing tips or directions. Your unit is separate, so you'll have as much privacy as you'd like, but please don't hesitate to knock on our door. We love to hear where people are from and tell people all about our adopted home-town and neighborhood!

House Rules

The space is the garden unit in our home, so we ask that our guests treat it as they would their own home. We took care to renovate the unit with our guests' comfort in mind. We promise not to have any crazy parties when you are there, and expect you'll do the same. Please also limit the amount of guests in the unit to the the pre-determined number. If you do laundry please clean the lint trap. Be sure to turn off all appliances when you are done with them. Also, no smoking or pets allowed. In general, we request that you leave the unit in the condition you found it. As a general house rule, if you are unsure of how something works or how to use it; please just ask.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Petworth is a great neighborhood, just a few metro-stops north of all the major sights. We are convenient enough for you to be at any downtown destination quickly, but still set back from the hustle and bustle so you can get a good night's sleep. The green-yellow metro lines serve Petworth, so its an easy ride to Columbia Heights, U-Street, Shaw, or Chinatown and Penn Quarter. There is also a Capital Bike Share Station next to the metro if you'd prefer to bike around. We also have some great restaurants close by, Chez Billy, Dom Ku, and the Crane and Turtle to name a few, and some cool well-known hipster bars like DC Reynolds and Looking Glass Lounge. We are a 15 minute walk from the 11th Street corridor in Columbia Heights where there are nearly a dozen local restaurants to choose from.

We are are just over one block away from a major grocery store, and about 5 min away from an all-organic grocery store. During the warmer months there is a farmer's market close by, too. You can also start your day at at Qualia, the wonderful local coffee shop that roasts its own beans, or head to Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. Our house is a short walk from Old Soldier's Home where Lincoln's Summer Cottage is found.

You can check out the Washington Post's Petworth blog to learn more about our neighborhood:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/going-out-guide/wp/2014/08/29/street-smart-what-to-do-in-petworth/

Safety

Although Petworth is a vibrant, growing community that boasts a range of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops all within a 5-10 minute walk from the apartment, we understand people may have questions regarding safety in the neighborhood. When visiting DC always remember that you are in a large urban area, and to be aware when out and about. We want you to feel as comfortable in our home and neighborhood as we do, but know that comfort levels differ, so if you have more questions about safety, feel free to ask.

Getting Around

We are approximately 2 1/2 blocks (5 min walk) from the Georgia Ave-Petworth metro stop (green/yellow line). There are also various bus lines that pass close by (though the metro is really the most convenient). If you come with a car we will provide you with a visitor parking pass. It is generally not recommended to drive around the city much, as the traffic is relatively heavy and parking is otherwise quite difficult.

Street Parking is typically readily available on Randolph Street, except for the evenings and weekends the church located across the street is in session. Parking on the street is free with the DC Visitor Parking permit.

When you arrive, the pass is located next to the kitchen light switch on top of the mail holder as shown in the photo. When you check out, it is important to remember to return the parking pass where it belongs. Failing to return the DC visitor parking permit is a $100 fine.

Directions

For those driving, street parking is available with a residential guest permit. From the Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro stop (Yellow or Green line), walk up the hill on New Hampshire Ave two blocks until you reach Randolph Street (intersection with stop light and church on the corner). Turn right on Randolph and walk 1/2 block until you reach 622.

More Details

Owner
Daniel Blair
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, german
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 November, 2017

About Daniel Blair

Dan, an architect and designer of the renovated space, decided to buy a long term fixer upper in DC to make my life long dream of owning my own BnB a reality.

Daniel Blair purchased this townhome in 2008

Why Daniel Blair chose Petworth

I love this house because of its proximity to the metro and the potential of the neighborhood while it has a huge backyard for my dog. The primary feature that attracted me to this house was the historical character that was still intact. The house needed some TLC and modernization because it was originally built in 1913, but you could feel the potential. I hope you enjoy the improvements that were made.

Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
DCA
Nearest Barpub
0.35 Miles
Looking Glass / DC Reynolds
Nearest Train
0.35 Miles
Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Homestead
Car: not necessary

Petworth is a great neighborhood, just a few metro stops north of all the major sights. 622 is convenient enough for you to be at any downtown destination quickly but still set back from the hustle and bustle so you can get a good night's sleep. The green-yellow metro lines serve Petworth, so its an easy ride to Columbia Heights, U-Street, Shaw, or Chinatown and Penn Quarter. There is also a Capital Bike Share Station next to the metro if you'd prefer to bike around. We also have some great restaurants close by, Two Tigers, Dom Ku, and the best pizza in town, Timber Pizza, to name a few, and some cool well-known local bars like DC Reynolds and Looking Glass Lounge. We are a 15-minute walk from the 11th Street corridor in Columbia Heights where there are nearly a dozen local restaurants to choose from, including the Nationally rated Bad Saint.

622 is just over one block away from a major grocery store, and about 5 min away from an all-organic grocery store. During the warmer months, there is a farmer's market, too. You can start your day at Qualia, the wonderful local coffee shop that roasts its own beans, or head to Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. 622 is also a short walk from Old Soldier's Home where the Nationally Registered Lincoln's Cottage is found.

You are more than welcome to check out the Washington Post's Petworth blog to learn more about our neighborhood:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/going-out-guide/wp/2014/08/29/street-smart-what-to-do-in-petworth/

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in Petworth

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , Clean bathroom with spacious walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Private Bedroom - 1 large double bed , Cozy bedroom with a queen sized bed, dresser, and closet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.893617 based on 47 reviews
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Thanks Dan. Enjoyed staying at your apartment. Very nice and convenient. Don't see any way to improv

  • 4 of 5

Very nice apartment. Convenient. Great churches nearby. Friendly people. Pretty much all the conveniences of home.

  • Review Submitted: 14/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This place was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

It was very nice, neat, organized and clean. It's comfortable and the bathroom shower is awesome with great water pressure. It's located in a nice quiet neighborhood only 3 blocks from a grocery store and 3 blocks from the metro station. The metro was awesome and very easy and quick to use. Dan the owner was great to work with. He always answered my questions immediately and was very accommodating. You will have everything you need at your fingertips. It's only a 15-20 min ride to the National Mall and very close to other areas you'd like to explore. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 04/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved our stay here!

  • 5 of 5

As first time VRBO'ers, we weren't really sure what to expect, but we loved it! The apartment was very clean and comfortable. We ran to the grocery store our first night to get some snacks/easy meals and really appreciated the option to not have to eat out all the time. And while we hadn't planned on it, we did end up using the washer and dryer which was very easy and convenient. The metro was just a couple easy blocks away and we quickly learned how to easily get around. We used Uber only once to get home from a late night ballgame, everything else during our week long stay was metro or bus. I would definitely recommend this to friends and would come back again. Thanks Dan!

  • Review Submitted: 23/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Five star stay.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment contained everything we wanted to make our stay a success and is close by the Metro (7/8 minute walk) and a good grocery store. The kitchen was very well equipped and the Keurig Kcups were an added bonus as was the welcoming bottle of wine. Thank you. Dan was helpful when the internet connection was a bit problematic and the issue was quickly resolved. We were able to park a few doors down the street and left the car there for the duration of our stay. The Metro cards were a great bonus and we made good use of them. We really enjoyed our stay in this beautifully renovated apartment and highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 12/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice. Host made us feel at home. Close to everything.

  • Review Submitted: 09/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay in DC

  • 5 of 5

Dan's place has everything you need. It is perfect for a couple days or a couple of months. We stayed for a week in June this year and were very pleased.with everything the condo has to offer. We definitely made use of the laundry and the air conditioning with the hot and humid weather. In addition to be a great place to stay the location is excellent. A 5 minute walk to the Metro and a Safeway. Dan also provided us with information on places to see and eat in the area. We have recommended this condo to other people since we have been back home and would stay here again if we ever get back to DC. Thanks again Dan.

Ralph & Julie

  • Review Submitted: 20/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday townhome in Petworth

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2018 Winter Season
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$132
AU$833
AU$3,569
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Cherry Blossom Season
9 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$185
AU$1,058
AU$4,627
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Presidential Inauguration
15 Jan 2021 - 24 Jan 2021
5 night minimum stay
AU$264
AU$1,586
AU$6,610
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$165
AU$978
AU$3,966
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$52.88
Additional Guest Fee AU$39.66 per person per night

Rates are subject change until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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