I recently visited Baltimore on an official trip and took my family along too. My toddler son hates tiny hotel rooms even for a day. You can imagine if I stayed in a hotel with him for a complete week. So, I was looking for a decent extended stay option where we can cook ourselves and it won't be too far from the supermarkets etc. At the same time, knowing that there are avoidable places in the Baltimore city, we were looking for a safe neighborhood as well. On VRBO, came across Zoya's house listing. Looking at the earlier reviews made me believe that this house really fits all our requirements. I contacted Zoya via email before making the payment and received prompt response. Also called Bobby, who looks after the house and speaking to him was really nice. This convinced me to make the payment and book the house.
When we arrived at the house, it was a pure joy that we booked this house. The neighborhood was really nice, clean and quiet. The Giant supermarket was walkable, although you may wanna take your car to be able to buy more stuff and not have to carry them back in your hands. :)
The YMCA is almost visible from the house and walkable as well.
Inside the house, both my wife and I were charmed by Zoya's taste of decoration. The house has 3 nice sized bedrooms, large living room, large dining room and a large kitchen too. All completely furnished with tasteful furniture and accessories. The basement has a very large washer and large drier too. Like I said, fully furnished.
If there is one thing that I should mention as the area of improvement is that, Zoya need to install a dishwasher. Staying for a week without a dishwasher was really a challenge. And the microwave needs to find a place a little lower than where it is. My wife is not so tall and she couldn't use the microwave for its height.
I should mention that Bobby is a really great help all the time. Never unhappy no matter how many times you call him and for whatever. Also, Zoya was very responsive all through via email. :)
I guess I have covered all the aspects.
In Summary, I would rent this place again if Zoya installs the dishwasher. I have given it a 4 star rating just because of the lack of dishwasher. If you don't care about a dishwasher, there is nothing else you would be able to complain about this house. Book confidently.