Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)
About Kenneth Kimbrough
Retired couple, long time residents of the area.
Kenneth Kimbrough purchased this Guest House in 1998
Why Kenneth Kimbrough chose Northeast Washington
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 Guest House 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.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
We really loved the locto findfdation to the capital. We happened to visit while the outside temps were over 100 degrees and the humidity was in the 70th percentile. Thankfully the air conditioner worked beautifully. Trader Joes was neat to have around but I also loved the Corner Market. They had everything there and the people were lovely.
Great experience in DC
As they say in the real estate game..LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. This home is in a lovely neighborhood very close to the Eastern Market Metro Station that is a lovely walk in a beautiful DC neighborhood. Trader Joes is very close as well as many other shops. And don't miss the Eastern Market..all the amazing foods you could want. I am on KETO and being able to cook at the house was exactly what I needed. My grandson and I thoroughly enjoyed all the Museums etc. in DC. He had never been and it was his Graduation from High School gift. We did the Hop on Hop off tour and I would recommend it to go to the Arlington National Cemetery..awe inspiring! Also we enjoyed using the Metro..even went to Alexandria and did the water taxi. Again, there is quite a bit of walking in the DC area..but do it right and you are in the Air Conditioned Museums most of the time. Don't miss the Museum of the Bible it was amazing and the Museum of Natural History was unbelievable. Enjoy your time, make memories and enjoy! This is a very old building, carriage house located in the back, but the AirConditioning was great and has everything to make your stay in DC enjoyable.
The Cottage house was a great place to stay its location is great. .we walked everywhere only twice it was necessary to take an Uber ride for $8 each way. What a deal!! Ken was very prompt answering our questions and concerns. Parking was not an issue but finding the police substation was. Make sure you get the address for the right police substation before you go there. Great stay in DC
Family vacation in D.C.
Great proximity to everything we wanted to see in D.C.! The property is located in a cute neighborhood that’s filled with great dining options and even a fresh market to buy food if you wanted to make at the house. Ken was gracious and quick to answer any questions we had. Great place to stay!
The Carriage House was perfect for my small family of three. Very clean and so close to everything. Easy walk to Eastern market Metro. Appreciate the available Metro cards to load. We got lost once walking back to the house because we didn’t realize one side of the street is northeast and the other side is southeast. Once we figured that out, getting around was easy.
My only suggestion for improvement is to have a box fan available. The AC was great but and kept the house nice and cool but some moving air is always welcome. Just a suggestion and not a complaint!
So sorry that the guest didn't text or call me with her need in this regard. We do have a portable tower type fan that can be easily moved from room to room. We keep it in an unlocked closet with the vacuum and cleaning supplies. First rule of being a guest: always contact the host or owner with any question, large or small.
This property is within walking distance to The Capitol. It was just what we were looking for. It is located in a nice neighborhood. We enjoyed our stay.
We are located 6 blocks from the nations Capitol, and 10 blocks from the Monuments on the Mall. Three blocks to Eastern Market. $ blocks to the Eastern Market Metro. Short Metro ride to the Ball Park or a comfortable walk.