Historic Row House, Steps To Metro, Dining & Major Attractions
Explore all that DC has to offer while staying in a charming furnished 2 BR/1 BA, two-story home, originally constructed in 1899. This home is located in East Capitol Hill, two short blocks off the Orange and Blue Metro lines (Potomac Ave Station), and just North of Pennsylvania Ave.
The home features a living room, a separate dining room, and a kitchen stocked with pots and pans as well as a washer and dryer located on the first floor. There are two bedrooms, one with a queen-sized bed and the other with two twin beds, as well as a full bathroom upstairs. If you get tired of sightseeing with so many wonderful museums and monuments on Capitol Hill, you can people watching from the front porch and say 'Hi' to your friendly neighbors. This is cozy comfort in a historic home (updated with central air & heat, of course!).
We provide a Welcome Guide upon confirmation of your reservation with helpful details about your apartment, neighborhood and Washington to ensure that you get the most out of your visit.
• Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms: One has 2 twin beds, the other is queen-size)
• Hardwood floors; work space; full kitchen
• First-floor washer dryer; linens; ironing board
• Patio for outside dining
• Flat screen TV and high speed Internet
• Central Air; Air Conditioning
A 10-15 minute Metro ride gets you to the National Mall with its eleven (11) Smithsonian Museums, numerous Memorials (Jefferson, Washington, Lincoln, King, sculpture gardens, fountains, botanical gardens and green space.
In addition, you can stroll up Pennsylvania Ave to historic Eastern Market for food, shopping, weekend farmer's and crafts markets, and fun. You'll love the walk back to this home-away-from-home after dining at any of the cute restaurants on Barrack's Row.
You won’t need a car! Nearby Union Station is a transportation hub for the mid-Atlantic region. The station contains two train lines (AMTRAK and local MARC trains). Union Station is also home to Washington’s subway Metro Red Line; Metro and Circulator buses; tour operators; and rental cars and bikes. And in addition to plentiful MetroBus stops all along Capital Hill streets, Capital BikeShare makes bike rental a breeze. Or if you do want to drive (for an hour-long outing, or a longer trip outside the city to Monticello or Gettysburg), consider registering online for Car2Go or Zipcar--flexible alternatives to traditional rental cars.
If you are bringing a car, restricted street parking is available during the day for up to 2 hours. Over night parking is unrestricted. There are three unrestricted spaces just across 15th St which have been empty whenever we have needed them.
Additional amenities include: street parking - unrestricted, shakespeare theater, disposal, kennedy center for performing ar, theater, walk to supermarket, historic, the washington ballet, cd player, nearby grocery, walk to farmer's market, cookware, nearby post office, outdoor seating, washer & dryer, ironing board, ice maker, capital bike share rack, walk to metro station, 21 smithsonian museums, coffee maker, nearby internet cafe, washington national opera, work space, jazz clubs, library of congress, symphony orchestra, nearby atm, walk to restaurants, cafes.TripAdvisor property ID 2559477...Read more
“Well-equipped, reasonably priced, cozy house near metro and groc”
Left on 03/19/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | J.H.Reviewed Mar 19, 2014Stayed Feb 2014
This property had the best-equipped kitchen I have encountered in these types of rental accommodations. Large supply of utensils, a griddle for pancakes, generous variety of pots/pans and dinnerware. Only missing items were a cutting board, measuring spoons, and an oven glove. As I was spending more than a week there, I greatly appreciated that I was really able to cook meals rather than just heat microwaveable items. Nice spacious dining room was well lit; living room was cozy and also well furnished.Bed in master was very comfortable; towels were plush and plentiful. Just a two-block walk to the Potomac ave. metro station and three from groceries at Harris Teeter. Hosts very helpful over email and also provided in advance comprehensive information about the house and various attractions for those unfamiliar with D.C. area. I would definitely book this accommodation again, especially for non-winter months. Heating the two-story unit proved tricky as heat rose upstairs and glass doors from kitchen to back patio kept kitchen chillier than I liked.
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