|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
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This house comfortably accommodates a family of 8.
Three bedrooms with 2 full bath one with standing shower downstairs and one with a jet tub upstairs.
The master bedroom has a king bed and the other two bedrooms have queen beds in them.
There is a pullout sofa in the living room that turns into a queen bed.
The kitchen is fully stocked with refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave oven, a range/oven, coffee maker, toaster and a blender, dishes, glassware and cookware.
The dining room accommodates 8 people around the table. There is another table in the kitchen with 4 chairs.
If you need more than 3 bedrooms you can also rent the lower unit which is a full one bedroom apartment accommodating 4 guests.
Washer and dryer
Iron and Ironing board
High Speed Wifi
Digital Cable Service
Flat screen TV
DVD/Bluray player with Netflix and HBOGO apps
Ceiling fans in every room
Private parking for one car
Linen and towels are provided
Bath Towels are provided
Private Parking in the back: $20 per night
Barbecue Grill usage per stay $50 plus the cost of propane gas.
Located in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, The property situated within walking distance of the U.S. Capitol and the National Mall—is near the center of the Federal City and offers amenities for a comfortable and memorable stay in one of Washington's oldest and most sought-after neighborhoods. Potomac Metro Station is located around the corner from the property.
It's an easy walk to the (5 blocks)Eastern Market metro (blue-orange line) & (1 block) Potomac metro (blue-orange line),
The US Capitol,the Smithsonian museums, historic Eastern Market, & Barracks Row.
Dine in or dine out. Stroll to SCORES of choice restaurants & pubs ($- $$$) and the popular H Street Atlas District.
Close to many neighborhood markets for a quick grocery and wine run. One block to Harris Teeter Grocery
The location has walk score of 85 and transit score of 81.
Five blocks to Eastern Market metro (blue-orange line) & one block Potomac metro (blue-orange line).
One block from a Capitol Bike Share.
One block from a DC metro bus route.
There are Zipcar stations close by.
AMTRAK, the MARC Train & the MEGA BUS & the BOLT BUS run from Union Station
After Georgetown to the west, Capitol Hill is Washington's oldest neighborhood. In its earliest days, most of the residents were members of Congress who lived in boarding houses and dormitories surrounding the Capitol. As the neighborhood evolved, row houses replaced boarding houses and the Hill began to grow as a neighborhood filled with families, as well as Washington's who's who. As you walk around this stately neighborhood, don't be surprised if you see faces you've seen in the news. A number of senators and representatives make their home on the Hill.
In addition to the U.S. Capitol, the Hill includes other significant American landmarks such as the U.S. Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library, Union Station, the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks, the Washington Naval Yard, Congressional Cemetery, Lincoln Park, and the Eastern Market. All of these sights are within easy walking distance and most are Metro-accessible. Just down the hill from the Capitol is the National Mall with all of the monuments and memorials iconic to Washington, as well as more than 10 museums and galleries of art and artifacts.
To the east of the Capitol is the Eastern Market—one of the only remaining merchant markets left in Washington. While the market bustles during the week, it is on the weekends that it acquires its character and charm as residents from all over the city and visitors from all over the world come to the market to enjoy breakfast; purchase fresh meats, produce, and breads; stroll through the adjacent flea market; and browse the latest art and jewelry crafted by local artists and artisans.
During the spring and summer months, a visit to the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks at 8th and I Streets SE will allow you to see the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team in action. This 24-man rifle platoon performs precision maneuvers with their 10.5 lb M-1 Garand rifles with fixed bayonets.
Over at the U.S. Capitol, the newly opened visitor's center allows visitors to experience the Capitol from the ground up. The center features several state statues in Emancipation Hall and a museum that chronicles the history of the U.S. Capitol from its cornerstone laying in 1789 by George Washington to the present day. Tickets for the Senate and House galleries are available here.
The Library of Congress' Jefferson Building, just across the street from the Capitol, is the world's largest repository of books and media in the world. The building is open to the public and the Renaissance and classical art are breathtaking.
These and other sites make staying on Capitol Hill a must if you're visiting Washington on business or for pleasure.
Keywords: Capitol Hill, White House, Museums, Memorials, Sight seeing, Touring, Lobbying,
The redhead next to me is my wife Ana.
We have 2 daughters who are grown and are on their own ( not really, if you are a parent you know) and a 14 pound Schnoodle ( he thinks he is a giant). We have been living in the DC metro area for about 36 years and absolutely love it. Washington DC is a beautiful city, it really is and for people coming here to spend their vacations or attend conferences, weddings, funerals (The Arlington Cemetery), graduations, sight seeing, festivals etc. etc. there isn't any city that offers so much.
I manage the properties and Ana tells me what to do (!!!) We are a great team and enjoy doing what we do.
Allen purchased this townhome in 1987
I lived in the DMV area for four years, and I've visited several times since moving away in 2010. For the accomodations at that location the price could not be any better. There were 8 adults on the trip and we had a packed agenda. Graduation events, wedding dress shopping, site seeing for the first time DC travelers, and shopping. The ideal location made all of our various destinations very accessible. We had a rental car which some of us used, the metro was five minutes away, and uber works magnificently in the DC area. The car was great when all 8 of us travelled together or when we had to drive further out but not needed.
The home was lovely and as described. There was enough space for 8 adults for 1 weeek to enjoy each other's company without feeling smothered. We ate breakfast at home in the mornings and watched the nba games at night. My parent had a blast vacationing but also having three of their four adult kids under one roof which hasn't happened in years. One night my two younger sister's and I all three slept in the King size bed after hours and hours of catching up, we haven't done that in years. Allen's home was perfect for our family vacation.
Clean, comfy, and we felt safe. The neighborhood has a Harris Teeter nearby and resembles most DC neighborhoods, a hodge podge of everything. I also saw police patrol cars parked all over the area just monitoring the neighborhood.
Allen texted to make sure we got in and settled and was easily reachable during our trip, and checked into ensure we were doing well.
Thank You Allen! We had a great time at your home and made some lasting memories!
We stayed in this historic, family friendly town home for our Spring Break week's visit to Washington and loved it! Yes it is an older home with its creaky staircase but just added to the ambience!:) We were a group of grandparents (my husband & myself) plus our son and daughter in law, and our 10 year old grandson and 7 year old granddaughter. This unit has all the amenities needed-fully furnished kitchen with dishwasher, disposal, microwave, full stove, and full sized refrigerator. Plus a private off street parking spot included in the gated back yard. We never used the car during our stay because this unit is only 2 blocks from the Potomac Ave Metro station which we used daily to traverse the Washington area to any desired destination. We also loved the fact that we could shop at the Harris Teeter Grocery store which is only a quick walking block away! Allen was extremely attentive to our needs when we had an issue with the dishwasher which happened to malfunction during our visit. He bought and installed a new one in less than 24 hours of our report of the current one not working.
We would definitely stay in this unit again in the future. Highly recommend due to the location and value.
Thanks, Allen, for a great week in Washington! Look forward to staying with you again in the future!
Sincerely, The Dunhams
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Loved being a block away from the grocery store with the metro just a bit further than that. So convenient. The beds were comfortable and we loved the extra books/magazines/tour guides available. We had everything that we needed during out stay. I would definitely rent this place again if we were to return to DC.
Owner was so helpful and attentive to our needs. Internet patchy. But the house is darling with plenty of room for family of 6. Clean, convenient, well-equipt. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and are so grateful!
Allen, the homeowner, was great. From the very first email I sent, he responded to each right away and our deposit was refunded almost immediately after our check out. He was also able to let us check in early, since there was no one occupying the home the night before our arrival. The location was perfect. The grocery store, that is literally right around the corner, was perfect for walking over and grabbing whatever food items we needed for the day. Uber worked out great to get us to and from certain activities. We had our own car, but it was easier and very cheap to take Uber when needed. You could even walk from the home to the museums, but on most days, we were so exhausted from all the activities we opted to take the easy way back. I highly recommend seeing a show at the Ford Theatre and we spent a day with DC trails bus tour (took us to all the major monuments). I've already recommended this home to several of my friends who plan to visit the DC area.
We had a good stay here. The location is really good: the grocery store is walking distance, as is the metro. A four minute metro ride to the National Mall (or a 20 minute walk), and you're there!
The off street parking was great to have, although a little hard to get in and out of with a minivan.
The house is older, but very clean and secure. It was exactly as described in the listing. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils, etc. We even baked a pie from scratch with no problems.
There is construction happening on the corner, two houses away, so there's a lot of "beep beep beep" in the mornings on weekdays, but hopefully that's temporary.
I should mention that the master bedroom has no transom window above the door, and no lock, so if you were hoping for some privacy from the kids, it's a bit hard to find here.
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|Cleaning||$150 + Tax|
|Property Damage Protection||$79|