The Bird House - Bus to Mall & dntn

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Macarthur Blvd, Washington, DC 20016, United States

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*We have on-site parking available at this property for a fee of $10 per night (subject to availability). Guests are required to indicate if they will need on-site parking before they make a reservation.

The Bird House is a sleek first floor private studio apartment in the heart of The Palisades Village neighborhood of Washington, DC. This tastefully decorated studio is newly furnished with a queen bed and a modern sofa that folds flat to a second double bed. The studio can accommodate up to 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Unique amenities include full kitchen with dishwasher, sitting area for working and dining, private parking space and a washer/dryer. The studio has its own patio where you can sit and enjoy your morning coffee or an evening glass of wine after a day exploring the cultural riches of the city. Located in the safest neighborhood in Washington, DC.

•Private off-street street parking space at your front door.
•Full kitchen.
•Private entrance and furnished patio.
•Washer/dryer (with laundry soap) in the studio.
•Free WIFI.

•The safest neighborhood in Washington, DC.
•½ block from the D5/D6 MetroBus stop that will take you to The National Mall and all other interesting sights in the city.
•A variety of restaurants (some really superb!), Starbucks Coffee, banks, Post Office, dry cleaners, UPS Store, market, and pharmacy are located on your block.
•5 blocks to Safeway (large grocery store), CVS (large drug store and pharmacy), superb wine store, superb fish market, churches, excellent restaurants, cafes and markets, more restaurants and Sunday Farmers Market.
•3 blocks to Battery-Kemble National Park hiking trails and the trail to the Potomac River, C&O Canal and Fletcher's Boathouse.
•2 blocks to Palisades Park and Recreation with tennis courts, playing field, basketball court, astro-turf field, enclosed children's playground with climbing structures, sand box and swings.

•Quiet, safe, location in the Palisades Village just steps away from a wonderful variety of restaurants, take-out, coffee shops, pizza, post office, banks, dry cleaners and other conveniences. Just 5 blocks from the apartment, in the heart of Palisades Village, you’ll find a marvelous fish market, upscale wine store, a variety of restaurants and gourmet take-out, Sunday Farmer’s Market, Safeway, CVS and community library.
•Limitless free cultural options. You are a mere 20 minute drive by car to The National Mall with its memorials, monuments, gardens, open spaces and Smithsonian museums. It’s also just a 15 minute drive to the Kennedy Center (free performance every night at 6pm!).
•An outdoor lover’s paradise close-in to the city. The apartment is 2 ½ blocks to Battery-Kemble National Park. From there you can walk/hike to Fletcher’s Boat House (rent canoes, kayaks, row boats, and bicycles), the Potomac River, C&O Canal and tow path, and Capital Crescent Bike Trail.
•Approximately 2 miles to American University, Georgetown, Georgetown University, and the French and German Embassies.

•Located on the D5/D6 bus lines (corner MacArthur Blvd NW and Dana Place, NW…1/2 block away) which will take you on a beautiful ride through historic Georgetown, DuPont Circle, Foggy Bottom, The World Bank, The White House, Downtown, The National Mall, Penn Quarter, Metro Center, Union Station and The Capital Building, i.e. everything that you would want to see! Grab a Starbucks, sit back and relax while you enjoy the best $1.70 ride through some of the most interesting and beautiful neighborhoods in the city! For further information on public transit please visit Washington Metro Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) website. Go to "Trip Planner" to find the travel options between your desired destination and our house.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Weekly Price: $817 /week
Monthly Price: $2452 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $45
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Charlotte was very helpful in helping us book our stay. We split our time between the Bird House and the Bird's Nest due to availability of the apartments and the transition went smoothly. The Owner of the House, Matthias, is helpful and kind.
    The neighborhood is a beautiful residential enclave. While there are enough shops within walking distance to tend to your basic needs (and a farmer's market on Sundays), the Pallisades feels pleasantly removed from the city center. It's quiet and private. Very good for a couple.
    If you are looking to catch the bus, just check the timetable and you can make it into central Georgetown in about 20 minutes.
    The bedding is great, the kitchen is appropriately stocked, there's a washer/dryer and a dishwasher, the bathroom is small but manageable, and there's plenty of closet space.
    we liked it a lot!

    November 2012
  • The birdhouse was great! It is close to everything you need, yet far enough away to feel comfortable and at home. Mattias was helpful and a fantastic host. Any time we had a question we sent him a text and soon we had an answer or help. Any time we wanted to see museums, take a tour, go to the flea market, etc. we jumped on the D6 bus and in no time we were there. And if we didn't feel like going out we could walk to a number of shops, restaurants, hiking trails, or pars in the neighborhood.

    September 2012
  • We were very confortable in the Bird House, it was very clean. The place has a completely equiped kitchen. The location is great in a beautiful area and it is quite easy to get downtown with just one bus (with A/C).

    August 2012
  • The Bird House worked out great for our party of three. We were very comfortable, everything was clean and cheery, we enjoyed the neighborhood (and our parking spot!), and the host was helpful and accommodating.

    June 2012
  • I booked the Bird House for my parent's stay during a family event in DC. We loved the place. It was beautifully decorated, the hosts were extremely kind and went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. Charlotte's communication with me and her prompt response to any questions we had was also a plus. I definitely recommend The Bird House and Charlotte's services. We will book with her again next time my parents return to town!

    June 2012
  • My husband and I stayed in the Birdhouse for a week long getaway. We enjoyed the quiet and picturesque location of this apartment. The bus and subway system were easy and convenient to navigate from there. I was very impressed with the communication we received from Charlotte and the host prior and during our visit. We felt very well taken care of and comfortable in our home away from home.

    April 2012
  • Charlotte's apartment was quite nice. It provided us everything we needed for an extremely comfortable stay. It is convenient to downtown Washington DC and included a parking spot for our rental car! The property manager, Matthias, was very easy to reach with our questions and directions as needed. He was incredibly responsive. I would absolutely choose to stay in one of Charlotte's apartments again.

    April 2012
  • Highly recommended. The Studio was just as presented-- clean, and pleasant. The hosts were very helpful and terrific communicators who offered plenty of suggestions for things to do in the area, as well as transportation to DC. My daughter and friend stayed here and they couldn't say enough positive things about the studio and the experience with Charlotte.

    March 2012
  • Hi,

    I'm Steffen from Germany. I had a very comfortable stay in the Bird House. It's a small and pretty apartment. You find all what you need and the accomodation is very clean and cultivated.
    The landlord is very friendly and the communication between him and me was very well. I got many information about the environment and I had a contact person every time if I needed more information or help.
    I want recommend the Bird House all users of airbnb.
    Thanks for the nice time in Washington D.C.

    With best regards
    Steffen P.

    March 2012
  • Your bird house and its neighborhood is fantastic. Host was so kind, helpful and enjoyable to talk to. Loved the info sheet on area would have never know about a bus across street to the mall in DC was so much better than driving on confusing hwy traffic and high parking fees. Diane

    February 2012
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