Located in the heart of DC on quiet Riggs Place, just a few blocks from world-class restaurants, outdoor cafes, shops, and the Dupont Circle Metro. Walk to museums, the White House, National Zoo, the Kennedy Center, grocery stores and playgrounds. Rent a bike from Capital Bikeshare and travel the area's many bicycle trails. Buy a ticket on the DC Hop-On-Hop-Off Open-Top Double-Decker Bus that stops only three blocks away.
Enjoy the 600 Sq. Ft. Large English Basement Apartment furnished as an integral part of our modern home and decorated with art from our travels. The living room has an oriental rug, two convertible couches, dining area with seating for four, 32' cable TV and DVD. The bedroom has a pillow-top queen bed, dressers, radio and Berber carpeting. There is a compact, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with shower and tub. Guests can control the heating/air conditioning and access Wi-Fi. No Washer and dryer but we will do a load of your laundry once a week.
Keywords: Dupont Circle Large English Basement of our 105 year old historic house with private front and rear doors and windows throughout.
Our family has traveled the world. We have ridden elephants, camels, ox carts, rickshaws. Tuk Tuks, cog railway and canal boats. Transportation is not as exotic in Washington, but we can provide guidance for walking tours, Metro rides, and bicycle trips.
We can guide you to the many Washington Museums, particularly those you must see. You can also visit our own small collection of world art including: Bedouin Camel Bag, Egyptian Papyrus Painting, Kenyan Batik, Ugandan Wild Life Painting, Peruvian Weaving, African Sculpture, Hindu Ganesha, Indian Great Mandela, Israeli and Mexican Pottery, and Australian Walkabout.
At any time, the Washington area is home to over a hundred live theatrical performances, a number within an easy walk or Metro ride. We subscribe and contribute to the Kennedy Center, the Shakespeare Theater, the Phillips Museum, the Newseum, and the Keegan Theater. We're happy to critique the shows we have seen.
Our home at 1829 Riggs Place is on a quiet one way street but only three blocks from Dupont Circle and its many restaurants, shops and Metro, and steps to more shops and restaurants on neighboring 18th street, in Adams Morgan, and in the U-Street Corridor. We could not be happier with our safe, quiet and convenient location.
Our neighborhood is populated with very interesting people, most of whom will be happy to meet and talk with you. There are always crowds at the two local Starbucks, playing chess or music at the Circle, and at the fenced in city dog park at S street and New Hampshire Avenues.