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Barrett Karr

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

History Meets Style in the Heart of the Nation's Capital

64 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Capitol Hill Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Stylish One Bedroom Apartment Steps From The Capitol

Read our reviews -- welcome to the best location in Washington, DC!

Capitol Escape is a well-appointed, one-bedroom English Basement apartment on the most famous street in DC’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Ideally situated for work or play, Capitol Escape is a few short blocks from the US Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress and House and Senate office buildings. Catch the bus right outside your door or walk three blocks to Eastern Market Metro Station for access to all of the sights and sounds of the Nation’s capital.

Capitol Escape includes all of the amenities you would expect, and then some: full kitchen, coffee maker with coffee, washer/dryer, 32” HDTV with DVD player and cable, free WiFi, queen bed with 650-thread count linens and down comforter, iPod/iPhone compatible clock radio, and Bliss™ bath products.

With more than 30 restaurants, bars and coffee shops a short walk away, you’ll never eat at the same place twice. Or pick up fresh, locally-sourced ingredients for the perfect dinner in from from nearby Eastern Market (which expands on weekends into a fantastic outdoor market featuring antiques, jewelry, art, farm-fresh produce, etc).

The apartment is perfect for 2, but can accommodate a family of 4 with an air mattress that we provide. Take the Metro or a short cab ride from Reagan National Airport. If you’re on Amtrak, Union Station is less than one mile away.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Barrett Karr (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Barrett Karr

We have lived on the Hill for 17 years and worked in and out of government. We are proud parents, occasional foodies, and supporters of local artists. We always dreamed of owning a house on East Capitol Street and -- bonus! -- ours came with a one bedroom apartment.

Barrett Karr purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Barrett Karr chose Washington DC

We moved to Capitol Hill 17 years ago and never left. The Hill has a unique combination of history, walkability and a genuine neighborhood feel -- all within steps of the US Capitol. When we finally had the opportunity to buy a house on the street that is literally at the heart of the Hill, we jumped. Come see why! We may even let you in on a few of our favorite local haunts...

What makes this apartment unique

East Capitol Street is one of DC's most historic avenues; it literally is the north-south dividing line and runs directly into the US Capitol. Houses on East Capitol rarely come on the market; we waited 17 years for this one!

Reviews

4.8
based on 64 traveler reviews

History Meets Style in the Heart of the Nation's Capital
average rating of 4.796875 based on 64 reviews
Sebastopol, CA
5

Walkable distance to all the great areas of Washington DC.

  • 5 of 5

Exactly what we were looking for in DC. The apt. is in a neighborhood area so quiets down at night but is close enough to all the sights of DC to walk. Plenty of choices for neighborhood dining or shopping with the wonderful Eastern Market just 4 blocks away. The apt. has all the amenities you need if you chose to stay in and cook. Thank you for listing this great place so we could enjoy our stay in DC.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Comfortable and Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our stay and it was one of our best vacations! We stayed four nights so we had 3 whole days to see everything on our list. Location is awesome the rental was clean quiet and bed was very comfortable had everything we needed. Also has washer and dryer. So close to all the sights and places to eat. I really enjoyed the Eastern Market which was a short walk away. We got to tour the Capitol and the White House!! I highly recommend getting tickets before your stay was so interesting and amazing! The metro is also close by and bus stop is on the corner. You can walk to all the sights but we took our bikes with us and that was the best way to get around DC for us. I also recommend seeing DC at night so Beautiful with all the lights! We would definitely stay again! The Dafts

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very pleased with stay

  • 5 of 5

Great location- were able to walk to many attractions, easy walk to Metro stations, numerous corner markets and restaurants nearby,

Unit was clean and comfortable and reasonably priced.

Owners provided us with all necessary info before our arrival as well as numbers to contact them if we needed anything.

Definitely recommend this rental

Diane and Ian

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

The location of this property is fantastic for bus and metro service, National Mall activities as well as local activities in Eastern Market. The property has everything you need with a most comfortable bed and much appreciated air conditioning.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Summer 2016

  • 5 of 5

This is our third year staying at "our apartment". We love the location and privacy. The apartment is perfect. A 5 star experience. Now that we are retired we plan on coming twice a year to visit family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great location and friendly owners

  • 4 of 5

Owners were very accommodating and the location is great. Essentials are within walking distance. The property was clean, but a bit dated. Very comfortable bed in a quite spot.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
5.9 Miles
Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Tunnicliff's
Nearest Golf
3.2 Miles
Haines Point Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.8 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-395
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Jimmy T's

This location is ideal for walking to the Capitol as well as Eastern Market, Supreme Court, Union Station. It is also 4 blocks from Eastern Market metro and the house is directly on a bus line. Finally, Capital Bikeshare rental station is 2 blocks away.

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Rates & Availability

Capitol Hill Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 - Feb 28
3 night minimum stay
$130
$735
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$145
$840
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Capitol Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The unit has 1 queen bed, total. An additional queen aerobed or a toddler aerobed is available upon request. $15 nightly fee for each addiitonal guest, maximum 2 additional children.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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