Home near AFI Theatre; 3br/2ba

House - Entire home/apt · Chesapeake Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States
Gail & Danny

Come with your group for work, study &/or sightseeing DC. This conveniently located home is walking distance to 2 metro redline stations, the AFI Theatre and other attractions in downtown Silver Spring. Ask about weekly and monthly discounts.

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Come with your group for work, study &/or sightseeing DC. This conveniently located home is walking distance to 2 metro redline stations, the AFI Theatre and other attractions in downtown Silver Spring. Ask about weekly and monthly discounts.

The Space

This is a fully furnished home including equipped kitchens, all linens and robust wifi. It is near the Washington DC border with Maryland--downtown Silver Spring is one-mile away and Takoma Park is nearby.

The space and location is well suited for Internships, fellowships, professional assignments, training, office retreats, sabbaticals and family vacations.

Price includes:
• 3 private bedrooms and all linens
• Beds include: 1 queen, 1 full, 4 twins (2 are stacked bunks)
• each room also includes a closet, bureau and desk
• central A/C & heat
• free wifi with a VERY STRONG connection
• washer/dryer, iron/ironing board, hair dryer
• main kitchen is fully equipped including dishwasher, coffee pot, microwave, rice-cooker, quality cookware and more
• off-street parking for 2 cars & additional street parking
• covered front and back porches and large yard with gas grill
• half block to bus stop
• 1-mile to Takoma (DC) or Silver Spring (Maryland) Metro stations on the Redline
• thorough cleaning and linen laundering prior to your arrival
• ask about free loaner bikes
• free metro shuttle with your luggage.

The house is convenient to Washington DC Metro Center, Capitol Hill and tourist attractions. It is walking distance to stores, restaurants (email hidden)ly entertainment district (including the AFI Silver Theatre and The Filmore live music venue) in downtown Silver Spring and the eclectic shops of Takoma Park--all are within or near one mile away. There are also beautiful hiking/biking trails along Sligo Creek nearby.

For business travelers, a list below includes a few of the many organizations within walking distance or a short bus ride of the house. It is also a short metro ride to organizations in DC.
American Film Institute Silver Theatre (location of AIRP course)
American Nurses Association
Discovery Communications
Global Communities
NOAA—National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Social and Scientific Systems
The Fillmore Silver Spring
United Therapeutics
University of Maryland

Guest Access

There are two levels including a suite on the lower level with a separate entrance, full bath and kitchenette.
• main level features: kitchen, dining/living room with fireplace and hardwood floors, 2 bedrooms, full bath
• lower level features: 500sf-3rd bedroom with twins beds, 2 large desks, separate entrance, full bath and equipped kitchenette

Interaction with Guests

We live next door to the house and take our interaction cues from our guests. We appreciate at least meeting everyone who will be staying in the house and otherwise remain available as a resource if needed.

The Neighborhood

The street is family oriented and quiet with the conveniences of an urban location. The neighborhood is very urban and eclectic. We like the diversity this brings to our restaurants and the food offered in our grocery stores. There is a wonderful Thai grocery across from Safeway. And there are Ethiopian, Vietnamese, Thai and Burmese restaurants all within walking distance. We are also walking distance to a tranquil woodsy park with a lovely hike/bike/jog trail along a creek.

Getting around

We are a mile from 2 Metro stations and one-half block from a bus that will take you to both stations. The Takoma Station is in DC and cheaper if you're coming from that direction. Silver Spring is the first station in MD from DC and convenient to shops and restaurants. Also the neighborhood is very bike/walkable.

Other Things to Note

We only accept bookings with complete and verified profiles especially if there is no prior AIrbnb history. After booking, we will need contact information for ALL adults who will be staying in the property for any length of time.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 6
Extra people: $10 / night after 3 guests
Minimum Stay: 8 nights
Weekly Price: $1350 /week
Monthly Price: $3800 /month
Security Deposit: $500
Cleaning Fee: $150
Cancellation: Moderate
  • Danny and Gail were great hosts, and had everything we needed for a great stay.

    November 2013
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Schools represented in our family are University of Florida, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Syracuse University, Drexel University.
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We hope you have read our listing descriptions in full and a few reviews and have found them helpful. Many of your questions should be addressed in our descriptions. If not, please ask. We have several listings that include private rooms in our home as well as a fully furnished rental home next door. Our location is walking distance to the Silver Spring metro and the downtown commercial district. This includes the AFI Theatre where the AIRP class is held. Many of our guests are radiologists who are here to attend that class. Of course, we accept other travelers as well and have had guests from all over the world. The profile and review feature on Airbnb has allowed us to comfortably accept strangers into our home who soon become acquaintances and even friends. PLEASE give us the courtesy of sharing profile information about yourself AND any adults traveling with you before booking. You will find in general that you will have more success on Airbnb with a complete and verified profile. We have lived in the DC Metro area for 30 years and enjoy all it has to offer. We raised our adult children in this home. Two of the rooms we offer still display their youthful touches. We are avid travelers ourselves and have been Airbnb guests, so we feel we know what makes a good host--accommodation and flexibility without intrusion. Feel free to ask us for recommendations or anything to make your stay more comfortable.
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