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Historic Home in Center of D.C. - Near Embassies, Museums, Metro & Shopping

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Space 5,300 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 story home, 5,000 sq. ft.,

6 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom - Full Kitchen - Sleeps up to 14

[4 kings, 2 queens]

Available for shorter and longer term stays - please inquire!

Located on a tree lined street in historic Dupont Circle, The Rosa Parks Safe House is conveniently located within walking distance to Embassy Row and The Phillips Collection. A sister property to The Mansion on O Street — located across the street — this historic residence was dedicated in 2008 in honor of Mrs. Rosa Parks who was a long time resident of The Mansion on O Street.

Built in the 19th & 20th centuries, this beautiful Victorian residence retains many period details while incorporating all the modern conveniences – including state-of-the art technology.

A haven for heads of state, authors, business leaders, artists, musicians, scientists, and members of the entertainment industry this residence offers privacy, security, and distinctive amenities. Each room is individually decorated with fine art, antiques and furnishings purchased from around the world.

This historic, spectacular residence includes large sweeping bedrooms, walk-in-closets, whirlpool tub and space galore! pet friendly.

— Rates subject to change without notice

— RATES BASED ON TIME OF YEAR/EVENTS/ETC

— MINIMUM STAY 2 nights

— Available for longer or shorter stays, based on availability, the week of

— This rental is for lodging only. Meetings, events, and parties are strictly prohibited

at this residence

More Details

Owner
Ted Spero
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, spanish, arabic, Hindu, Korean
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Very excellent stay here- felt like home. My first choice on my next business trip to D.C.
Nov 2013
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in Dupont Circle

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Sleep Sofa Sleeps 2 Guests
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Guests CANNOT host a party at this residence - you CAN do that at our sister property — private chef or dining available upon request (outside caterers NOT permitted) allergen free linens and pillows available, upon request — cable tv & ipod stations in all rooms — daily and/or weekly maid service available, upon request — down pillows & comforters available, upon request — entertainment & space available in our sister property across the street— gibson guitars to play — Gilchrist & Soames bath & body products — honky tonk piano — jacuzzis® & steam showers, based on availability — kitchen based on availability — over 2,000 books at your disposal — pet friendly ) — signing privileges for long term guests — smoke free rooms — Complimentary self-guided tour of The Mansion, our sister property with 100 rooms & 70 secret doors

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Historic Home in Center of D.C. - Near Embassies, Museums, Metro & Shopping
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Beautiful, Comfortable, Quiet. My New Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here while in DC on business and I can honestly say it was the best place I have ever stayed. It was spotless, spacious, quiet [I slept like a baby!] and close to everything. The metro was less than a block away and there were tons of great stores and restaurants nearby.

One night I didn't feel like venturing far so I went across the street to their sister property The Mansion on O Street and explored - it was an amazing experience and Ted was fantastic!!

It is the first time I have ever found a place where I could truly relax and unwind! I will absolutely stay here EVERY time I am in DC.

  • Review Submitted: 08/12/2014
  • Date of Stay: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
DCA
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
The Mansion on O Street
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Dupont Circle Metro Red Line
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
The Mansion on O Street
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$52.56
Pet Fee AU$20.22

— RANGING FROM $1,800 - $5,600/NIGHT
— Rates subject to change without notice
— RATES BASED ON TIME OF YEAR/EVENTS/ETC
— MINIMUM STAY 2 nights
— Available for shorter stays, based on availability, the week of
— Payment Terms: 50% Due up-front, 50% due 15 days prior to check-in
— We accept American Express, Discover, Master Card, Paypal, Visa
— Deposit is non-refundable
— This rental is for LODGING ONLY. Meetings, events, and parties are strictly prohibited at this residence

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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