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Luxury in-Town Brownstone, Block to Metro, Shopping, Museums

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Northwest Washington House Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This penthouse Condo located in historic brownstone in the NW quadrant of Washington DC, Columbia Heights neighborhood known for its Victorian architecture, offers spacious 1800 square feet of living space, three large bedrooms, three full bathrooms and half bath on the first floor.

The apartment is on the 2nd and 3rd floor. This is a historic building and and to get in to historic building you have to climb flight of stairs to get in. Once you enter the building there is another flight of stairs to get to the living and dining room and another flight of stairs to get to the bedrooms.

Gracious living-dining area for charming family meals and entertaining with nicely equipped kitchen. Hardwood white oak floors cover the entire unit and complement our modern décor. Our living room offers spacious seating as well as pull up sofa for additional sleeping area. Free Wireless/Wired DSL.

We are located just one block to Columbia Heights Metro (green and yellow line), the Tivoli Theater, DC USA shopping center, the Heights restaurant, Giant grocery store, Sticky Fingers vegan bakery and cafe and all the dinning and shopping located around the Tivoli square.

Columbia Heights borders the neighborhoods of DuPont Circle, Adams Morgan, Mount Pleasant and U Street corridor, DC's most vibrant centers celebrated for its history where the charmingly traditional meets the latest in urban planning.

Rich in history, Columbia Heights stands today as a dynamically evolving neighborhood dotted with new venues for performing arts and zesty Latin eateries. There are coffee shops, grocery stores, department stores all within walking distance. Our neighborhood is located just up from DuPont Circle, right up on the Hill leading down to the White House and the National Mall. Getting to and from the National Mall is easy by Metro which is located just a block from the property, by walking (about 2.5 miles) or by cab.

Keywords: Condominium

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  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Jarek Mika
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, czech
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About Jarek Mika

We are family owned and operated. From the left meet Kate, Jarek (sister and brother) and our mom Dana.

We have lived in Washington for over ten years and love this cosmopolitan city where people get up every morning and get to work on changing the world. The most powerful people in DC can alter the course of history and try to make the world a better place. It's a city where philosophical debate and advocacy of issues beyond one's own family or pocketbook rule the day; a city where what's going on in one's head is far more important than what one is wearing; a city where people come from all over the world to experience democracy and learn the principles of our free society.

We get visitors from all over the country and the world. Some come for one time visit with their family, others keep coming back number of times a year as we host many repeat guests related to the federal government, foreign embassies and the US State Department. We take great pride in having our unit very clean (our mom cleans it, so you know it’s spotless), conveniently located within walking distance to all shopping, restaurants and Metro.

We want you to enjoy your visit whether it is once in a lifetime trip with your family or monthly visit for work. We are looking forward to hosting you in DC and if there is something we can help with, let us know.

Jarek Mika purchased this house in 2005

Why Jarek Mika chose Washington DC

With metro, grocery store, restaurants, Target, Tivoli Theater, Starbucks and many restaurants, we love the convenience of our unit. There is no need for a car when staying with us and we hope you enjoy our location as much as we enjoy living here.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(90 traveler reviews)

Luxury in-Town Brownstone, Block to Metro, Shopping, Museums
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 90 reviews

Not too impressed.

  • 3 of 5

The area seems to be up and coming but still a little scary venturing out at night. We had issues with water not draining properly and a toilet not working. It took a couple of days to get this corrected. I'm not sure why but the unit had an awful smell, especially in the kitchen and main floor bath. Since we were not in the unit much of the time, we made do. For the money, we were expecting more.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jen - Thank you for your feedback although, I must admit, that we all are sad to hear that you experienced displeasure while staying in our unit and at the same time, never contacted us about it. We are sad that you were not impressed although our goal is to provide comfortable accommodation in a hip area, so perhaps impressing you was not our goal. As far as the smell goes, we are at a loss as there is nothing smelly in the unit. We found nothing and the unit is brand spanking new, so not sure what smell you experienced. As far as the neighborhood goes. Columbia Heights is the hottest neighborhood in Washington DC. There are amazing restaurants one block from the house such as Bad Saint (the top restaurant in DC), but it ain't Kansas. So, if you expected rural experience while staying downtown DC, we are sorry but that is not what we provide in this location. The city is busy, diverse and loud and while our unit is located on a quiet residential street, we don't hide the fact that downtown DC may feel different from what you are used to. We love our neighborhood, but can't guarantee that you will enjoy it as much as we do. Nevertheless, we would have appreciated an e-mail or phone call about any issues you may have experienced, which we didn't. Jarek
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Great Apartment, Interesting Locale

  • 4 of 5

The property is as advertised, very comfortable and well appointed... modern and very convenient for shops, restaurants and metro. Lots of fun restaurants on 11th, very trendy... The owners were very responsive when we had a problem with the cable.... excellent service, great place, we would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful house in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We all loved the house! It housed our group very well with all the comforts and privacy of home. 5 adults shared the upstairs bedrooms while the 3 kids slumber partied in the living room's convertible bed. Very comfortable and we all had enough space. I will certainly recommend this house for groups and families. I look forward to staying here again on another trip to DC.

Having the kitchen was great and we really enjoyed cooking breakfasts and dinners before and after full, long days of sight seeing. Having a large dining area was great for us to share meals together. There were enough bathrooms for each family to have their own which made our our getting ready for the day or bed very efficient. We found parking in front or around the corner and on the weekend you do not need a permit for parking. The house is within very close walking distance of a grocery store and shopping center. As well as, close to new and older restaurants and cafes.

The neighborhood has been revitalized and gentrified. You can see the lines/streets where the previous inhabitants and new transplants merge. I love urban environments and the reality of development and urban planning. I didn't have enough time to spend in the neighborhood to learn more of its history.

The experience was great all around and we all loved it!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great DC pick!

  • 5 of 5

8 of us loved this DC home! It was our first family vacation in this area. We were close to shopping and groceries, downtown sightseeing and great restaurants. We had all the amenities we needed and even found parking for two cars within a block each night. We definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

It is great to stay in DC but not be right in DC the stores are all within a block or two of this wonderful home. We got our Metro passes at the airport and went right to the home with out any transfers and it was so easy getting around on the Metro and it is just minutes to everything on the Metro.

the owners responded quickly to my questions before I arrived and were very helpful with tons of information about DC.

Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent apartment.

  • 4 of 5

Extremely comfortable and well equipped apartment. Location good as a base in DC. Would definitely recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tivoli Gala Theater
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Columbia Heights Cafe
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Commonwealth Irish bar
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Rates & Availability

Northwest Washington House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Last Minute
Nov 25 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
December 3 nights
Dec 27 2016 - Dec 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Jan 16 2017 - Jan 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter Special
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
March 4 nights
Mar 22 2017 - Mar 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 14.5%

Arranging parking permit $40 per car.
Holidays and special events rates apply.

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Northwest Washington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom in the hallway.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master suite with master bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master suite with master bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sleeper.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center

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