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Quiet elegant townhome 1.5 miles from National Mall/U.S. Capitol/Smithsonians

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom sleeps 12-14

Renovated town house with garage parking in historic LeDroit Park, DC, Easy access to monuments, museums, national mall, and the down business district. Close to U St. , Verizon Center, & Adams Morgan. Enjoy this luxury home for less than the cost of a hotel. Easy walking distance to two Metro stops. Direct bus service to Dupont Circle and Georgetown is 1/4 block away. The property is within walking distance to Howard and Catholic Universities, Washington Hospital Center, and the D.C. Convention Center. LeDroit Park, established in 1873, is a quiet, tree shaded enclave of Victorian homes in a designated historic district. Homes sit on brick sidewalks. Streets are well lighted with lamp posts. The homes are uniquely structured with beautiful tile roofs, gingerbread trim, iron grill work, wooden carved porch columns, bay windows, and high ceilings. Upon request we will provide various amenities: driver to D.C. destinations, stock favorite beverages, etc .


Owner
Deborah Knorr
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 30, 2017

About Deborah Knorr

I am a contractor who specializes in restoration of historic homes in Washington, D.C. My wife and I have lived since the late 1990s in a 1876 Victorian home in LeDroit Park that I spent almost ten years restoring.

Deborah Knorr purchased this townhome in 1999

Why Deborah Knorr chose Washington DC

This is a unique area of Washington, D.C. with great history and architecture. We have enjoyed meeting vistors from around the world in the year that we have offered the townhome as a vacation rental.

Amenities

Le Droit Park Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Jetted tub, Stand up shower, towels, wash cloths.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • 32 inch flat screen television in each bedroom. Top quality 1,000 thread-count linens. Computer with internet access for guest use. House fully WiFi.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Newly constructed wood deck off kitchen with gas grill and outdoor dining facilities.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(84 traveler reviews)

Quiet elegant townhome 1.5 miles from National Mall/U.S. Capitol/Smithsonians
average rating of 4.702381 based on 84 reviews
Fife, Scotland
5

A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property, which I cannot recommend highly enough. We were 7 in our party, so were very comfortable spread over the 4 bedrooms. I think it would be crowded with 14 though. The house was clean and tidy and all the furnishings and equipment are of the highest quality. Patrick, the landlord, was very friendly and helpful. Although on one occassion we were warned at the metro that the area was not safe to walk around at night, we felt perfectly safe walking to and from the metro, though we did not do this late at night. It is a short metro ride to the centre of Washington. Highly recommend hiring bikes from Thomson boat and cycle hire as a way of seeing the main sights. Do not bother with the Double Decker bus tours - they do not run frequently or regularly, nor do they keep to their scheduled route and stops. A complete waste of money and a precious days sight-seeing.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a very safe neighborhood from the Metro stops. The area is established as a historic district. I live in the area and I find it to be as safe as any location in DC. This is the only neighborhood that I would live in DC. I love it, it is quiet and friendly.
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5

It was great!

  • 5 of 5

This place was great! Clean, easy to access, and the hosts were very communicative. It was the perfect size for us and we loved hanging out on the back patio. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Lovely town home in a great neighborhood

  • 3 of 5

This was a great home for my family of 8 for our week-long visit to DC. The neighborhood is lovely. The home is only a 10 minute walk to the Metro station with easy access to all of the major attractions. The home was roomy enough for all of us to have space. We especially enjoyed sitting on the back patio when the weather was nice. It was quiet with plenty of seating for all of us. The master suite is quite large. There are two additional smaller bedrooms with queen beds and ample closets on the upper level, with a shared bathroom. The basement level is all open, with a king sized bed, a futon double bed and an L-shaped couch. It was fine for my 3 teen-aged sons but not very private. There is a small TV and DVD player in the basement so for movies we had to invade "their" space. The main floor includes a comfortable sitting room and a sizable dining room with a large dining table with ample space for the 8 of us. The kitchen is adequate with a large refrigerator but not much pantry space for other groceries unless you're really tall. The kitchen cooking equipment was okay - the knives need sharpening, there isn't much baking equipment, and the oven needs calibration. There were plenty of dishes and silverware but only one wine glass and one champagne flute. The toaster and coffee maker were of good quality. Overall the house has a lovely charm and character and we found it warm and welcoming. The negatives we would report are all fixable: several burned out light bulbs throughout the house and some of the furniture - particularly the dining room table and some chairs - were rickety and need repair. We found the house to be fairly clean on our arrival except for candy wrappers behind a bed and a previous occupant's dirty laundry in a bedroom closet. Finally, we were unclear if someone was to meet us at the property on our arrival. We were given a number to call when we were heading toward the property. We called and she didn't answer but then she called back about 45 minutes later and said she would meet us there but she never showed up. While we ultimately didn't need her to show us around the property and guide us through how things worked we were under the impression that she would be meeting us there. Overall we enjoyed our stay and would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good but needs attention

  • 4 of 5

The house fit our needs. It was big and nicely restored. It was also in the neighborhood we wished to stay in. However, attention to details was needed. There were no TV instructions (I was in the area before so understood it was rather complicated ), two TVs had very poor picture quality (the other two were fine) the bath soaps were little ones you find in cheap hotels, the newel post on the banister and one of the dining room needed glue, no shampoo, no replacement sheets, no garbage bags, only one key for 6-8 people, and a lamp in the living room was broken.

We enjoyed our stay. With a little work they could charge more.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clearwater FL
5

The property accommodated our nine member family comfortably. It allowed us to have a great time.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time in the house. It is a wonderful old house which has been kept up and it is clean. It is close to the subway. The house is located in a safe community. We would rent here again. We recommend this house with no reservations.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great time with the family

  • 5 of 5

Had a terrific experience at this property. There were 11 of us in total and we had plenty of space. Location was great - close to downtown but also close to subway, and there were plenty of local amenities. House was tidy and clean, service was great, and overall we had a brilliant time!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

One of the largest town homes available for vacation rental in Washington, D.C. Walk to a subway station and local coffee shop. Centrally located near Verizon Center, Convention Center, Capitol Hill, U Street Corridor, Adams Morgan, Dupont, and the museums and monuments on the National Mall. Union Station, a hub for sight-seeing buses, is less than 1 mile from house. Walking distance to Howard and Catholic Universities. George Washington and Georgetown Universities are located within three miles. A wide variety of restaurants and clubs are nearby. Less than 1 mile to major grocery stores and exercise facilities.

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Rates & Availability

Le Droit Park Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 4 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,275
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,100
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,100
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,275
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 9 2018 - Feb 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,100
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Mar 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,275
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,275
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $150

10 or more people. Large group surcharge of $15.00 per day per person. Large group must take 6 or more nights. 3 or more nights will be accepted at owners discretion.

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