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Capitol Hill Carriage House - Close to Everything, Walk to the Mall

Kenneth Kimbrough

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Kenneth Kimbrough

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2015
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Capitol Hill Carriage House - Close to Everything, Walk to the Mall

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Capitol Hill Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

The location is perfect (in the heart of Capitol Hill's best street) for someone on an extended business trip and/or vacation who prefers a different environment vs. a hotel room, and who will treat our home as your own during the short-term stay. The house is located on a Historic St. which is quiet, safe, and within walking distance (blocks) to the famous Eastern Market, Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Senate, etc. Also within walking distance are shops, restaurants, grocery stores, two Metro stops, jazz clubs, coffee houses, dry cleaners, Shakespeare Theatre, and the famous National Mall where you can visit the Smithsonian museums for free which include the National Gallery of Art, Museum of Natural History, Air and Space museum, etc.

For those unfamiliar with the term carriage house, let me explain: At the turn of the century, most large Victorian homes had a separate small house in the back of the main house to store the carriages as well as horses. Today, as homes were modernized and renovated, the small houses were converted into living dwellings with a private alley entrance not unlike many apartments in Paris, London, (European cities). There are approximately five carriage houses located behind the main houses on our street. The cobblestone alley is well lit, very wide, short, and of course, very safe.

Our street is one of the safest streets in DC as well as the widest and most beautiful. The house is air conditioned, has hardwood floors on the second floor where the living room, entertainment room, master bedroom and bathroom as well as washer/dryer are located. Ceramic tile is on the first floor with a well stocked kitchen, separate dining room, and powder room. Other amenities include DVD Player, two TV's, Stereo, Cable, Wi-Fi, hair dryer, clocks, as well as linens and towels, etc.

The security deposit is due at or before check-in which is 2 PM. Check out time is 10 AM. Note: If checking-in or checking-out outside posted times an additional fee may apply. References required as well as an Application Reservation must be signed which includes the aforementioned terms.

NO PETS ALLOWED/NO SMOKING ALLOWED/WE ARE NOT 'SMALL' KID FRIENDLY

Keywords: Carriage House 2 story

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kenneth Kimbrough (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2015

About Kenneth Kimbrough

Retired couple, long time residents of the area.

Kenneth Kimbrough purchased this apartment in 1998

Why Kenneth Kimbrough chose Capitol Hill

The property was purchased for the owners use and enjoyment. The Carriage House is the owners pied-à-terre and is being made avaliable for occasional use by renters through HomeAway/VRBO. For those unfamiliar with the term carriage house, let me explain: At the turn of the century, most large Victorian homes had a separate small house in the back of the main house to store the carriages as well as horses. Today, as homes were modernized and renovated, the small houses were converted into living dwellings with a private alley entrance not unlike many apartments in Paris, London, (European cities). There are approximately five carriage houses located behind the main houses on our street. The cobblestone alley is well lit, very wide, short, and of course, very safe.

What makes this apartment unique

A residential neighborhood just 6 Blocks from the Nations Capitol; Tree lined extra wide street with rows of turn-of-the-century 4 story victorian homes.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 121 traveler reviews

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Capitol Hill Carriage House - Close to Everything, Walk to the Mall
average rating of 4.892562 based on 121 reviews
Brisbane, Queensland Australia
5

Winter 2015

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights. It was all we could have hoped for. The rooms were comfortable and clean the set up of the Carraige House accommodated myself and wife and our 2 teenage children. It's located a short walk from Union Station, so the location is excellent. We were fortunate to meet with Ken the owner and found him to be very generous with his welcome and advice for us who had never been to this great city before. We'll be back when we have more time.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Pacific Northwest
5

Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Located near Eastern Market and just four blocks to Metro Station, the Carriage House is easy-living! After a day of touring you can go "home" and comfortably relax. Three blocks away are very nice pubs, restaurants and coffee shops. Ken takes excellent care of the house and is ready to help on a moment's notice. We've stayed three times and will return again.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

The Carriage House

  • of 5

Comfortable, well-equipped and well-located vacation accommodation on Capitol Hill, ideally suited for a couple.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Carriage House

  • 4 of 5

My husband, son, and I spent a comfortable week in the Carriage House. The location is superb for sightseeing, and the neighborhood is truly lovely. The property is nicely decorated with personal touches. The kitchen is well-equipped and included many small appliances.

There were lots of warnings posted about "taking" things from the apartment. That was a bit off-putting, but it probably reflects prior experiences that were unpleasant for the owner.

We would happily stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Decatur, GA, USA
5

location

  • 5 of 5

Thank Ken for providing us a home away home. The location is owesome! The apartment is clean and nice! Would come aganin!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Ken took care of us from day one. The Carriage House was perfect in every way. You are literally in the most convenient location with all amenities required provided.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Lincoln Memorial
Washington Monument
White House
U.S. Capitol Building
National Air and Space Museum
National World War II Memorial
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Reflecting Pool
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Georgetown
National Museum of American History
Washington National Cathedral
Ben's Chili Bowl
Newseum
Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial
Eastern Market
National Gallery Sculpture Garden and Ice Rink
The Potomac River Washington DC
Capitol Hill
Belga Cafe
The Pentagon
National Geographic Museum
Supreme Court of the United States
Tunnicliff's Tavern
Union Station
"Resturants; Tour Buses; Trains; indoor mall"
Nearest Airport
5.1 Miles
Reagan Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Tunnicliff's
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
East Patomac Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.2 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-295 Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Tunnicliff's

We are located 6 blocks from the nations Capitol, and 10 flocks from the Monuments on the Mall.

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Capitol Hill Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Mar 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,225
$5,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Dec 1 2015 - Feb 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
$875
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
$3,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $250
Notes $250 Refundable Security Deposit due 30 Days before Occupancy. Each guest agrees to pay a cleaning fee of $90. Price quote is based on 2 persons occupying property. Add $15/person for additional guest.

Cancellation Policy

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

Capitol Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size, in living room
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa(1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Apartment contains a HOTEL SAFE for use of guest.

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