1889 Row House, in the heart of the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC. English Basement (8ft ceilings) Sleeps 4.
One bedroom, one bath, beautifully furnished apartment, completely renovated in fall of 2011. Well appointed gourmet kitchen, gas fireplace, radiant heat floors, recessed lighting throughout, laundry room, storage, internet wifi, cable, flat screen TV. The couch folds out to a double. There is a portable cot and high chair stored in the walk in closet for families with a small one.
The apartment has beautiful modern furnishings mixed with a few antiques and nice oriental rugs. Local artist's works are tastefully displayed throughout.The living room space opens onto the kitchen which is designed for the person who loves to cook. The bathroom is off the kitchen and living room.
The bedroom is in the back of the apartment and has two very large windows with Southern light. The queen bed has 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets and there is a large walk-in closet which can double as a bedroom for toddlers or infants. Off the bedroom in the back is a laundry room.
The bathroom features a custom tiled shower with a relaxing rainshower faucet and the towels are extra thick.
It is an easy walk to the US Capitol, Senate Office buildings, Supreme Court, Library of Congress and Folgers Shakespeare Library. Close by are all the Smithsonian Museums on the Mall including the National Gallery of Art, Air and Space Museum, Museum of Natural History, National Archives, American Indian Museum and more.
A couple of metro stops away at Gallery Place are movies, the Shakespeare Theater Company performing at Sidney Harmon Hall and the Lansburgh Theatre, Verizon Center with basketball and hockey. H Street, Georgetown, 14th Street Corridor and Adams Morgan are all within easy access.
I am a graphic designer and my husband an architect. We raised two kids on the Hill. We've lived in this neighborhood for over 25 years and absolutely love it! The Hill feels like a small village inside a big city with wonderful cultural amenities. It's the best of both worlds!
Capitol Hill is our home. We love it and know you will too!
Capitol Hill is a wonderful neighborhood full of pocket parks and beautiful old homes. Beyond the monuments and museums there is another side to Washington. It's a wonderful family neighborhood and a vibrant community with small businesses. We love walking to Eastern Market on the weekends to get fresh fruits and veggies. Don't miss the fresh pasta! We take a stroll through the flea market visiting our favorite vendors and then sit with a good cup of coffee and watch the world go by.
I love to cook and we both love to eat! Washington has lots of restaurants with every possible ethnic variety available. H Street, NE just a few minutes away has many nice options from Asian to Ethiopian to Belgian. On 8th Street SE you will find great burgers, seafood and homemade pop tarts.
We love to walk and have recently given up our car. The public transportation options are so plentiful we just didn't need it anymore. You can go by Metro, bus, or Bikeshare. If you need a car for a few hours Zipcars are plentiful and close by. If you need a car for a day trip car rental options are plentiful at Union Station. and for those who come to DC by car there is off street parking at Union Station a 10 minute walk away.