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Betty Mallon--- bmallon@mcenearney.com

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Walk to Everything!

17 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Rosemont Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

1926 Bungalow! 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Den (Sleeps 4-5)

This cozy DETACHED home is perfect for those who want privacy and not have to worry about disturbing adjoining neighbors or guests above, below or either side of the house. It has a full kitchen and two bedrooms - one with queen sized bed and one with two twin sized beds. Old fashioned deep claw-footed tub/shower add to this bungalow's charm!

No car needed as you are within 20 minutes walking distance of public transportation, shops, restaurants and all the sights - from historic to hip.

Walk to Two Metro stops that in just minutes take you to Reagan National Airport and Washington DC - with all the free Smithsonian Museums, White House, Capitol Hill, and Monuments. Rent bicycles and ride into DC along the Bike Path. Take the ferry into DC to watch the Washington Nationals Baseball Team play at their new, state of the art stadium with views of the Capitol dome.

Historic Old Town Alexandria with it's many unique shops, museums,galleries, and restaurants is on the Potomac River and provides access to riverboat tours to Mt.Vernon Estate (George Washington's home) and Georgetown in Washington. Sailing and kayaking opportunities available, too.

Hip Del Ray has the interesting coffee shops, restaurants,galleries, shops, farmers market and vibe of a small city within the city. Visit any of the Zagat rated restaurants and you will be welcomed like an old friend , order take away or sit and dine. The farmers market, butcher and cheese shops mean that you can make your own meals in the full kitchen, too.

Pricing:

Low Season exluding Holidays $200 per night

High Season including Holidays $225 per night

Standard one time $125 cleaning fee applied

Refundable damage / security deposit $200

No additional fees

Keywords: Cozy house, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath. Walk to Metro, Old Town Alexandria and Del Ray. Quick Metro ride to Reagan Airport and DC.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Betty Mallon--- bmallon@mcenearney.com (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Betty Mallon--- bmallon@mcenearney.com

My husband and I are native Alexandrians and have owned this home for many years. We purchased it so my mother could move from her 3 story townhouse to one level living. She enjoyed many years there before moving in with my sister.

Recently we decided it was the perfect spot for vacationers as it is in a wonderful, quiet community; yet is within walking distance of everything.

I actually grew up in the neighborhood, attended the local elementary school and now our grandson is attending the same school.

We live just a short 5 minute drive from the house and can make ourselves available if there is a problem.

Betty Mallon--- bmallon@mcenearney.com purchased this bungalow in 1988

Why Betty Mallon--- bmallon@mcenearney.com chose Alexandria

I know how many people visit the Washington DC area each year, and I wanted to provide a more home-like setting for people who don't like the bustle of hotels. Old Town Alexandria and Del Ray are right on the doorstep of this cute bungalow, and with DC just a short distance away, I thought it was the perfect pied a terre!

What makes this bungalow unique

This is a single family detached home so you don't have go worry about your noise level of coming or going as there is no unit above, below or beside you. You have your own washer and dryer and yard to use for outdoor grilling and dining. There is plenty of room to stretch out in this little home, and the privacy it affords, allows visitors to really 'live' in the DC area. Walking to shops and restaurants, theater, boating, metro and the like are just the icing on the cake.

Reviews

4.9
based on 17 traveler reviews

Walk to Everything!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
5

Catherine

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect choice for our family. Alexandria is a nice city to stay while visiting Washington D.C. The property was exactly as described and the pictures are accurate. The property owners have set this property up to accommodate families and afford privacy in a nice home. Thank you Mike and Betty.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We came to town for a wedding and some site seeing. The house is adorable and was perfect for us. I was amazed that they provided so much including extra toilet paper, paper towels and coffee. The beds were very comfortable and the sheets just lovely. It had a nice little yard too. The neighborhood was safe and friendly. Anything we needed was close. I definitely recommend this place and I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We came to the DC area with our kids for Spring Break. This property was absolutely perfect! It was a wonderful size for our family of five. We couldn't have asked for anything better. The neighborhood is quiet and the house has everything you would need. The location is only about a half a mile from the Metro. Easily walk able, so we hardly used our car! Old Town Alexandria has some great shopping and restaurants. I would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We couldn't have asked for more!

  • 5 of 5

Our family travels a lot & we always stay in a rental home. This was our best experience yet! Betty was wonderful & really made an effort to make it perfect for us!

The house feels bigger on the inside than you would expect & is very convenient to everything but quiet at nice and felt super safe. The beds are comfortable and all of the linens are so nice. They thought of everything: well appointed kitchen, bathroom accessories etc.

The best part for us was how easy it was to travel with our small children. There was a nice crib with good bedding, a high chair & a whole closet full of toys! There are several playgrounds nearby & a nice backyard with chairs & a grill.

I can't inagine ever staying anywhere else again when we come to the area!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. We try very hard to make it a "home away from home" and a place that we would want to stay if were on vacation with our family, or a business trip or a getaway for a fun few days..
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Comfortable House in Great Location with Attentive Owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our two young children for a couple months at this lovely rental while on an extended stay to the area. The house has everything you need for a comfortable stay--kitchen supplies, food staples, extra linens, toiletries and bandaids (very handy with our toddler), a large backyard, fast internet, washer and dryer, and even some games for kids. The owners thought of everything--there are even several large umbrellas if it happens to rain which are very convenient for the walk to the metro and while sightseeing.

The location is great with an easy walk to the metro through an adorable and safe neighborhood. Parking is very easy to come by too if you drive though; we almost always parked directly in front of the house. There are tons of great restaurants within walking distance on Mount Vernon Avenue to suit nearly every taste. Old Town Alexandria is just a bit longer of a walk.

We cannot say enough wonderful things about the owners who accommodated us for a longer stay of a couple months. They were very flexible when our dates changed a bit at the end and we needed to stay a little longer. They were very responsive and hospitable--they even asked us if there was anything else we needed for the kitchen and supplied a muffin tin and more serving bowls.

This rental must be one of the best ways to stay in the area--much more comfortable and personal than a hotel with plenty of indoor and outdoor space. We will absolutely recommend this house to our family and friends as well as stay here again ourselves if the opportunity arises. We can't recommend this place highly enough!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Cute Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and two teenage daughters recently enjoyed our stay in this home. Not only was it well appointed but it was extremely clean with a well stocked linen closet. Nothing was overlooked including the scented candle! It was within an easy 15 walk to the Metro. We also used a local cab company and they arrived both times within 10 minutes. Everything was modern, tasteful and it worked! I would much rather stay in a home like this than a hotel room. I also appreciated how quiet it was. If our travels bring us back around the Washington area I would book this home again!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Reagan National Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Del Ray & Old Town
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Alexandria Train Station
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Multiple Restaurants
Car: not necessary

Our Guest Cottage sits right between two very desirable parts of the historic City of Alexandria. Within a 15 to 20 minute walk, one can enjoy numerous, excellent restaurants, shops, antique stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, cleaners and two Metro stops. Movie theaters, malls, public tennis courts and community recreation center are all within a 10 minute drive.

From the Braddock Road Metro and the King Street Metro, you can be in Washington, DC, Arlington, VA or Maryland in just minutes. The Metro also takes you directly to Reagan National Airport.

The home sits on a quiet one-way residential street that has tons of free parking if you do have an automobile. There are two bedrooms and one bath. Built in 1926, the home's bath is fairly original with a deep, cast iron tub with a shower ring. Because of its depth, it can be somewhat of a challenge to anyone with mobility restrictions. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, stove, toaster oven, blender and microwave. There is no dishwasher however. Additionally, there is a gas grill for warm weather grilling. The washer and dryer are housed in the basement.

The house has a TV and has internet access as well. Enjoy all the historic sights of Alexandria, George Washington's Estate of Mt. Vernon, Woodlawn, Gunston Manor, Arlington Cemetery and the endless choices of free museums in Washington, DC.

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Rates & Availability

Rosemont Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season & Holidays
May 27 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
 
 
Low Season
Sep 6 2016 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,375
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $200

There is no tax fee. There is a fully refundable security/damage deposit of $200.00 which is returned after guest vacates. There is a one time $125.00 cleaning fee.
The charge for all holiday weeks and the entire months of June, July and August is $1,575.00 per week or $225.00 per night. Holidays include the WEEKS of New Year's Eve, Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4.

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Amenities

Rosemont Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Original to 1926. The tub is a deep cast iron tub with a full ring shower. The depth of the tub can be challenging for anyone with mobility restrictions.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Den - 1 twin/ single , Twin Sized Day Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Twin Sized Day Bed in front room/den.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The house is not fancy, but it is clean, comfortable and cozy. It is located on a very quiet one way street with plenty of free parking.

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