|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Owners live in historic row house built in 1895. Carriage house is a separate building behind the main house. Very private with alley entrance or enter and exit through main house. Outdoor terrace is spacious and comfortable. Walking distance to trendy boutiques, metro stop, fitness gyms, and many restaurants and bars. Walk to the White House if the weather is nice or rent bikes from DC ride share, only a block away.
Owners are Alfonso Guida (health care lobbyist) and Dara Duguay (Executive Director for a Microfinance non-profit). Their 6 year old daughter Isabella and dog Caesar make up the family. Dara speaks French.
Dara purchased this cottage in 2005
The Logan Circle/ U Street neighborhood is one of the most desirable in NW Washington. There are restaurants, bars, shopping, health clubs, all within walking distance. A short metro ride brings you to the major attractions in Washington, including the museums, the Capitol, and the White House.
No smoking inside- but outside on deck is OK. Private entrance through the alley or thru the front door of the main house. Can accommodate washer and dryer needs in main house for longer stays. Full size bed plus sleeper couch.
Dara's carriage house is welcoming, super clean and decorated in a lovely way. The bed is very comfortable and the kitchen had what we needed for simple cooking. Though we didn't see Dara much, she was immediately responsive to the few requests we had. And, the location is terrific, with easy access to the metro and endless restaurants just a block away. We would definitely stay here again!
Everything was exactly like it indicated...which makes it the absolute right place for us. The metro was a very short walk...and you could get anywhere you wanted. Dara was very responsive when asked questions. She left some restaurant suggestions and they were right on. We loved Ted's and Matchbox. There was so much to see and do and we were right in the middle of everything - couldn't see everything ...would definitely come back here to stay on a return trip!
Thank you Dara, Everything was perfect. Great privacy and location. We enjoyed the deck one evening when the stars were out and the weather was great. Restaurants were everywhere, metro was block and half away. Just loved it. Cheers
Dara is a wonderful Host, the location was close to restaurants, Trader Joes and the subway. We would recommend this Homeaway to any couple travelling to DC
This is a wonderful property for a couple or for family of 3 (we're mom, dad, and 11yo). Dara (the owner) and her husband are very friendly and helpful, and my daughter even had some play time with their daughter. Apartment is nicely equipped with everything you could need and is modern and clean, and everything was in fine working order, including the the a/c, which was a must in mid-July! Location feels very safe and is close to many restaurants and only a block or so to the closest Metro station. A Trader Joe's is around the corner, which was nice when we wanted to save money and cook in. We parked our car on the street (they supply a parking pass), and left it there until we departed on Thursday morning. As another reviewer mentioned, the only annoyance is being right over the garage when the noisy overhead door opens and closes. However, we were up and out early to explore the city most mornings, so we were only woken once. Great stay and would definitely stay again when/if we return to D.C.
The carriage house is in a great neighborhood with lots of great restaurants, bars and shops nearby. It is well appointed with everything you could possibly need. Very charming I would love to stay here again.
Cute 1895 renovated carriage house with kitchen, satellite TV, internet connection and outside deck. Owners live in separate house in front.
Located in very hip historic district- within walking distance to jazz clubs, restaurants, bars, sports clubs. Close enough to walk to the White House. Only 2 blocks from a subway station.
French spoken. Small dog on premises.
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* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.