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

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

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).

A true one bedroom, the apartment is perfect for 2. 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.

More Details

Owner
Barrett Karr
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

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!

Amenities

Northeast Washington 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

History Meets Style in the Heart of the Nation's Capital
average rating of 4.794872 based on 78 reviews
Denham Springs
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location. Very comfortable bed.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

clean, efficient, quiet

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed my three-night stay here; would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

very nice

  • 5 of 5

Pleasantly surprised, pictures do not really show how nice property is. Very clean, quiet, is also near restutants, the Metro, Eastern market, museums, Thanks for a comfortable, homey stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney
4

Well maintained in a picturesque neighbourhood

  • 4 of 5

The hosts were very accommodating and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. They were easy to communicate with and very open. They apartment was well-equipped with a good kitchen and washing facilities. It would be easy to stay here for an extended period of time. However, it was slightly noisy due to the hot water heater near the bedroom.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston TX
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is comfortable and reasonably well equipped. The neighborhood is quiet and convenient to tourist attractions, restaurants and shopping.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

December trip

  • 4 of 5

It was fine - very convenient location, owners easily accessible and responded quickly to answer questions. Compared to other places we've stayed up here, didn't have quite the extras...a brita/water filtration pitcher would have been nice since DC tap water is not good. Also, with no heat vent in bathroom and tile floors, it was very cold all the time. It would probably help winter travelers to have some sort of bathroom heater in there!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We share your concerns about DC tap water and thus have a "whole house" filter installed. We will note that in our listing going forward.
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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

Northeast Washington 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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