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Capitol Hill: As Close as You Can Get to U.S. Capitol.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom with bath for each bedroom.

If you want to tour DC by bicycle there is a rental station 1/2 block from this vacation rental, which is only 3 blocks from the US Capitol and the beginning of the National Mall.

The Flat at Library Court is a rowhouse in the historic district with a completely renovated interior and all new furnishings decorated with Washington D.C. flair. You’ll enjoy expansive views of the stately Library of Congress,.. which is directly across the street. The house backs to Library Court, a 300 year old historic cobblestone street built in the days of horse-drawn buggies.

Why you can’t beat our location: Capitol Hill is a historic residential neighborhood that stretches from the U.S. Capitol, and Pennsylvania Ave, the main corridor, emanates from the Capitol beginning at 2nd Street. We are one block away on 3rd St – the first residential block from the Capitol. The further you get (4th Street, 5th, 6th and so on), the less desirable and less safe the areas become, and the longer your walk to the sites. This is truly as good and as close as it gets! Don’t talk yourself into staying blocks away…

• 1 Block or Less: U.S. Supreme Court, Library of Congress (across the street), Folger (Shakespeare) Theatre

• Within 2 to 3 blocks: U.S. Capitol, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Mall, U.S. Botanical Garden, South Capital Metro station.

• Tour Bus: The Circulator Tour Bus picks up one block away but most of what you’ll want to see is within a short walk.

• Dining 1 Block or Less: We the Pizza; Good Stuff Eatery (President Obama’s favorite hamburger), Cosi (sandwiches, soups and salads), Starbucks, Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar, Hunan Dynasty, Hawk N Dove; Capitol Hill Liquor and Deli

• Stores 1-2 Blocks: Corner Market Grocery Store, Grubb’s Care Pharmacy, Gandel’s Liquor, Riverby Books.

The Courtyard Apartment

The Courtyard Apartment of the Flat at Library Court is a two story unit with 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms, a private courtyard and expansive views of the stately Library of Congress. The kitchen is fully stocked and the unit has wi-fi, cable TV and central air conditioning/heat.

• Main Level: On the main level, you’ll find an expansive kitchen/great room with views of the Library of Congress. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a breakfast bar and large dining table and it opens to the living room with a sleeper sofa and flat screen TV. Behind the great room is a half bathroom, washer and drier, and a master suite with a king size bed and full bathroom, including a tub. The hallway provides access to the private courtyard for relaxation after a busy day of touring the Capitol and quiet al fresco dining; it backs to the historic cobblestone court.

• Lower Level: On the lower level, there are two bedrooms and two full bathrooms: one bedroom has a queen size bed and its own bathroom and the third bedroom has bunk beds single/over double.

DESCRIPTION OF NEIGHBORHOOD:

Capitol Hill is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington D.C., stretching easterly in front of the United States Capitol along wide avenues. It is one of the oldest residential communities in Washington D.C.

As a geographic feature, Capitol Hill rises near the center of the District of Columbia and extends eastward. The Capitol Hill neighborhood today straddles two quadrants of the city, Southeast and Northeast, and a large portion is now designated as the Capitol Hill historic district. The name Capitol Hill is often used to refer to both the historic district and to the larger neighborhood around it.

Capitol Hill's landmarks include not only the United States Capitol, but also the Senate and House office buildings, the Supreme Court building, the Library of Congress, the Marine Barracks, the Washington Navy Yard, and Congressional Cemetery.

The main non-residential corridor of Capitol Hill is Pennsylvania Avenue, a lively commercial street with shops, restaurants and bars. Eastern Market is an 1873 public market on 7th Street SE, where vendors sell fresh meat and produce in indoor stalls and at outdoor farmers' stands. It is also the site of an outdoor flea market every weekend. Please look at our other properties 3550803, 913567 & 4015008 with homeaway.com in Capitol Hill area.

If available, we can provide parking for 1 vehicle at Union Station which is 5 blocks from this rental.

Please check our other properties at 913567, 3550803 & 4015008 in Capitol Hill with homeaway.com.If you have a question about our rental please don't hesitate to call Bob Finn at 623-297-8193. I sometimes call the person inquiring about our rental, but am finding that lots of people don't answer their phones these days. I find that it is some times easier to communicate in a phone conversation then it is by email. We want to make sure there is no misunderstanding about the location of our rentals and it amenities. Parking is limited in DC so if you are driving to DC you might want to talk with Bob about some parking solutions.

More Details

Owner
Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager

Bob is a retired District Judge from Nebraska and Kaye is retired from Nebraska Public Power District. They are the parents of James Finn who, along with his wife, are the owners of this Capitol Hill Vacation Rental.

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Eastern Market

This property served as a parsonage for many years until it was sold in 2012. The house is being completely renovated.

What makes this house unique

The location of this property is what makes it unique. It couldn't be more perfect for visitors to Washington, DC, Government personel visiting and others wishing to experience the Nations Capital..

Amenities

Eastern Market House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Toilet and Sink
  • Each bedroom has its own private bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk Beds
  • We also have a sleeper sofa in the Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Capitol Hill: As Close as You Can Get to U.S. Capitol.
average rating of 4.9042554 based on 94 reviews
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great place for a visit to DC

  • 4 of 5

Lovely DC row house with plenty of room and great location. Easy walkable access to the Capitol and Mall. Very comfortable, clean, and home-like for our little family reunion. Kitchen is large and decently stocked with dishes and glasses. Lots of amenities provided: air mattress, playpen, even a washer/dryer and a grill on the back patio. Big dining table to accommodate family dinners or games. The property manager was quick to respond to all questions.

A couple of suggestions: the kitchen could use a few additional items (tea kettle, some covers/lids for the pots and pans for those who cook). An additional shade for the window on the upper back door in the main floor bedroom would block the night-time glare from the alley security light, and the shower curtain and rod in the main floor bathroom could use some attention. But these did not detract from the overall impression of the rental and all in all, we were quite pleased with our stay. Would definitely consider it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Capital Hill

  • 5 of 5

Thank you! This flat is exactly as described. Very clean, comfortable and in a great location for exploring Washington DC and visiting our national monuments and sites. Thank you Bob for making our first booking with Home away a wonderful and positive experience! Susan 10/22/17-10/26/17

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nicely kept and convenient

  • 4 of 5

Overall this was a nice property, about three blocks from the Capitol. The kitchen was very nice and usable. Close to several restaurants. We particularly liked Hank's. Plenty of room for two couples, although the downstairs is seriously downstairs. If you have bad knees stay on the top floor, which is street level.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Beautiful place. Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Couldn’t get closer to the action. The house was great!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Clean comfortable close to metro subway and all the action plenty of room my family loved it wOrth every penny.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful flat in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This 3 bedroom flat had plenty of room for our large group, with each bedroom having it's own bathroom, as well! Staying in a historic row house having all of today's comforts and amenities made the trip extra special. The location was spectacular and made it easy to get to all the major attractions D.C. has to offer.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Reagan
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Union Station

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night

Checkout is 11:00 AM and Checkin is 4:00 PM. Arrangements can be made to drop off luggage early.

There is another bedroom attached to Flat 1 wjhich is a 4th efficiency bedroom with a computer desk and efficiency kitchen. The photos labeled as the Optional 4th Bedroom are the pictures of this bedroom. If interested in a 4th bedroom please contact the registration manager for pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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