About the property
- Apartment650 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 4 nights
English Bsmnt, Full Kitchen,W/D,1Bedroom + 1 Convertible bed,1 Bath,Sleeps 2-4
We have a 4 nights minimum but if your desired dates are fewer but they fall within 2 reservations or right before/after another reservation please let us know and we are happy to book your reservation.
Private English Basement Garden Apartment: Modern 1 bedroom Capitol Hill apartment with a private entrance.
• Sleeps 4
• Private bedroom with a Queen bed
• Full bath with bath tub
• Queen size Sleeper sofa bed in the living room
• sheets and comforters
• bath towels
• Clothes washer and dryer
• Fully appointed kitchen with refrigerator, oven/range, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, dishes, glasses & cook ware.
• Ironing board + iron
• Hair dryer
• Wireless internet
• Flat Screen TV
• DVD/Blue-ray Player with Netflix and HBOGO apps
• Central AC
• NON SMOKING
• No Pets
Fantastically Located in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, this unit situated within walking distance of the U.S. Capitol and the National Mall—The US Capitol,the Smithsonian museums, historic Eastern Market, & Barracks Row. 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 and the Eastern Market metro station is about 5 blocks away at the Eastern Market.
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.
One block from a Capitol Bike Share.
One block from a DC metro bus route.
There are Zipcar locations nearby for daily car rentals.
AMTRAK, the MARC Train & the MEGA BUS & the BOLT BUS run from Union Station
Street parking is plentiful in the neighborhood. **I will provide a parking pass if you have a car and plan on staying for a while. Parking restrictions are in effect Monday through Saturday.
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: condominium, Basement, English Basement, Capitol Hill, Sight Seeing, Touring, Museums, Memorials, White House
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- within a few hours
- english, french, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- May 23, 2018
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 Apartment in 1987
Why Allen chose Navy Yard
This is a fully furnished apartment, very close to metro and the grocery store. Walking distance to the major sites in DC.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
This was my first experience with VRBO. I was apprehensive conducting business via internet and not speaking directly to anyone (being of a certain age) but found that all my questions were answered in a timely fashion and the instructions were very helpful in understanding how the property functioned and my responsibilities as the tenant. We knew what was supplied and what to bring. We knew how to access the unit and how to leave it. Shopping was close by and the Bus just at the corner made it so easy to get to the National Mall for our touring adventure.
The only thing we discovered not accurate in the instructions were that there no longer is locker storage for luggage at Union Station. Also, upon arriving, when we exited at the Potomac Ave Metro Station from Reagan, we were confused with the direction to the property, so could have used a bit more instruction there (our phone GPS wasn't helpful), but fortunately found a friendly person who pointed us in the right direction.
Our party was 2 adults sleeping separately. One of us was on the sleeper, so it accommodated one, but we could not figure if it could be converted to a double as advertised?
Also, directions for TV "looked" adequate, but we found it puzzling to get functioning and had difficulty accessing a station guide.
I have 2 furnished rentals (not VRBO) in Arizona, and the following comments are made from my personal experience and bias.
Unit could use: a floor lamp next to sofa
a safety bar in shower
labeling lighting switches (3-way) and adding dimmers
shelving and or receptacle for luggage (rack?) in bedroom
better linens and additional blankets
Thank you for a great first VRBO experience, though! We loved Washington, had a blast, learned a lot!!
Nice and comfortable
We enjoyed staying in the apartment. It was perfect and comfortable for 2 people. It had all the amenities we needed to stay for a week. We enjoyed walking 5 blocks, regardless of the weather, to restaurants in the Eastern Market and Naval Barracks area and took the Metro to see museums and the Cherry Blossoms. The tote bag on wheels provided was very helpful for food shopping at Harris Teeter nearby. The gated parking in the back was much appreciated. Allen was very responsive to our needs.
Pluses: Close to Capitol Hill attractions, seemingly safe neighborhood, quiet, nice bed
Minuses: Bedroom is TINY, stubbed my toe every night I tried to get around the bed to bathroom-about 9 inches between bed and wall. Stingy on towels and towels provided are worn. Not sure why the there is such a harsh penalty to change the sheets? Costly to park and use BBQ. Not particularly comfy couch.
Clean and cozy
Clean and modern
I had a lovely stay in this basement apartment with clean lines and modern kitchen. Perfect for a busy professional!
Cozy apartment within walking distance to the Capital Buildings.
Very clean unit and no problems with checking in or out. In what appears to be a typical neighborhood but yet close to the Capital Buildings and the National Mall. The bus stops just up the street and there is a metro station one or two blocks away. Bedroom and bathroom are small but adequate, and the bed was comfortable. There are some great restaurants on 8th street (just 5 blocks away) and a Safeway about 3 blocks away. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!