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Vintage Goodies, Capitol Hill 2BR 2.5 Bath Going to Love this Place!

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Hill East Townhome Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath, Restored and Renovated

Have to love this place.

First the basics:

2 bedrooms each with Queen beds. Each bedroom has it's own full bath.

Den on 2nd floor with flat-screen TV and Full sleeper sofa.

Tucked in beautiful Capitol Hill, this restored Victorian has been painstakingly worked over every inch! Ground floor offers great seating space and a well updated eat in kitchen. There is even a heated/ air conditioned glassed -in back porch in which to enjoy your morning coffee year round, along with views of the other historic homes in the neighborhood.

The second floor features a master bedroom suite with private powder room. There is a unique shower in the hall that is original to the house's roots as a boarding house. There is a library/entertainment sitting area between the master suite and the second suite with a private full powder room. This entertainment area features a full size sleeper sofa. The second suite also has a heated/ air conditioned glassed- in upper porch with more views of the other historic homes in the neighborhood.

This renovated century old Victorian town house located in the historic district of Capitol Hill, in a well established and friendly neighborhood just off Lincoln Park, is within easy walking distance of the US Capitol, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, Congressional Buildings, the Eastern Market and Union Station Metrorail (subway) stops and attractions, and it is one block from the City Bus lines. From the Capitol, it is about a ten to fifteen minutes walk to reach the Smithsonian Mall and its Museums. This downtown neighborhood location, convenient to the monuments, memorials, and museums, as well as to government and business, is equally appealing to the tourist and to the business traveler.

The historic neighborhood is home to Eastern Market, which is a landmark in itself and has been operating for over 100 years. There are second and third generation family operated open food stalls inside and on the weekends it has an outdoor flea and antique market, a farmers market, and an arts and crafts market. Capitol Hill with its town homes with flower filled front yards, and its tree-lined streets with interesting and unique shops and neighborhood café and restaurants, offers a friendly, small town flavor and atmosphere, yet it is right in the heart of downtown, Washington, DC.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Cliff Palermo
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Cliff Palermo

I love hosting people in my homes in DC. My brothers and I have been providing vacationers comfortable accommodations since 2011. I wanted to create a special business handling exceptional and interesting properties. It is my goal to provide properties that create a magical and whimsical setting while you are in Washington,yet provide the services people need that have busy lives that follow them when they travel ...

Cliff Palermo purchased this townhome in 2013

Why Cliff Palermo chose Washington DC

This location is full of History and is at the seat of world power. It allows easy access to the great historical sights of Washington as well as the business center.

What makes this townhome unique

This particular property provides a wonderful experience for someone that really wants to experience a Washington neighborhood and a decidedly American way of life. Many people have stayed at this property from around the world and have been charmed by the special jewel that it is.


based on 27 traveler reviews

Vintage Goodies, Capitol Hill 2BR 2.5 Bath Going to Love this Place!
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews

Perfect Location!

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 4 spent three nights at this location and it was perfect for our needs. The walk to Eastern Market metro was pleasant. We used it every day. We found the neighborhood very safe and convenient to all of the major monuments, attractions and amenities. The house is an experience of its own. We could have easily spent days browsing all of the historical mementos carefully placed throughout the house and getting to know more about its history, so I think its safe to say that our only regret is that we didn't have more time. We found the upstairs hallway shower a bit awkward, but it captures the character of the house. We absolutely loved all of the sitting areas especially the beautiful kitchen and screened in, air conditioned back porch. If the washer had not been broken and that hallway shower drain would have been a bit more robust, I'd give this place 5 stars, but it certainly gets a 4 plus! The beds were quite comfy.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lots of room, tons of character and walking distance to National Mall

  • 5 of 5

We recently brought my parents to experience Washington and stayed here. There was lots of room for 4 adults and they enjoyed exploring the house and all its antiques. The house is approximately 10 blocks to the Capitol Building or to Union Station. It was extremely hot while we were there (note: air conditioning in the house worked great) so sometimes we would walk in the morning and catch a cab back. The cab fare was very reasonable as the house is not far from downtown. It was also walking distance to Eastern Market for an interesting neighbourhood outing.

There was also a CVS and Safeway not too far away to pick up supplies for the week. The kitchen was well equipped and bright and a nice place to start the day. There is a nice park near the house if you are not too tired from all the day's sightseeing. There is parking behind the house which is a plus being so close to downtown but as the ad says it is not too big. We brought my parents Caravan as it was smaller than our vehicle and it just fit. The owners were thoughtful enough to check in with us to see how our stay was going and to see if there was anything that we needed. I would definitely rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Washington DC

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful townhouse on Capitol Hill. Nice neighborhood, one mile from Capitol, enjoyable walk, nice park close by. Historic flavor was a plus. The accommodations were great. The home provided a welcome, relaxing location after busy days. We enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family of 4

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. Plenty of room. The pictures were very reflective of the home. Everything was very clean. We had no car and walked to the Eastern Market train and to the Mall. We did have a glitch with the fridge, but that was fixed after getting ahold of the owners. They say email is the quickest, but it did take a while for them to respond. My only suggestion is to have a couple of furniture pieces downstairs replaced with more comfy ones. Overall, a great stay and would recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding stay

  • 5 of 5

I'd highly recommend this townhouse. It has substantial room and its location is ideal for business or recreation. The owner was extremely easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palos park, Illinois USA

Amazing and unique home!

  • 5 of 5

Cliff was amazingly helpful and catered to our every need! The home is gorgeous and in a perfect area to get to everything in DC!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Couldn't wish for a nicer neighborhood. Nice and quiet with excellent Metro access makes hitting the sights or the Convention Center a breeze!


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Hill East Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , powder room in master, shower in hall off bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Half bath on 1st floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
Den in between bedrooms has a full size sleeper sofa.

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