Palisades Plush - bus 2 dntn & Mall

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

The Space

*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.

DESCRIPTION:
The Palisades Plush is a delightful private 1 bedroom apartment in the heart of The Palisades Village neighborhood of Washington, DC. This lower level apartment was recently gutted and renovated so everything is new. It has a queen bed in the bedroom and a modern sofa that folds flat to a second double bed. The studio can accommodate up to 4 guests.

Unique amenities include full kitchen with dishwasher, newly renovated striking bath with oversized shower, new front loading washer and dryer in your unit. There is a sitting area with a modern white leather sofa and leather easy chair with ottoman facing a wall mounted flat screen HDTV. In the open area you will find a large dining table for four with new white leather chairs. You have a private off street parking just steps away from your entrance and outdoor seating on the in the front of the building on the shared porch and patio where you can relax after a day of sightseeing.
Located in the safest neighborhood in Washington, DC.

Rate includes cleaning fees and sales tax when applicable.

B. AMENITIES:
* Full kitchen.
* Private entrance
* Washer/dryer in your apartment.
* High speed internet and WIFI.
* Flatscreen wall mounted HDTV with cable service.
* Iron, ironing board, blow dryer, small vacuum cleaner.
* One off-street parking space at the building & unrestricted street parking behind the block.
* Steps from the D5/D6 MetroBus stop that will take you to The National Mall and all the interesting sights in the city.
* A variety of restaurants (some really superb!), Starbucks Coffee and other conveniences are located on your block.
* 3 blocks to Battery-Kemble National Park hiking trails and the trail to the Potomac River, C&O Canal, Capital Crescent bike trail and Fletcher's Boathouse.

NOTE: This is a mixed-use building, the owner's music studio is in front half so you may hear their piano students practicing from 3 to 9pm Monday thru Friday and on Saturday 10am to 5pm. There are no classes during the Summer months.

AirBnB will price the room for you. The base price is for 2 people sharing the bed. For parties of more than 2 people there is a very comfortable sleeper sofa that can accommodate up to 2 more guests for an additional $20/night.

C. IDEAL AND IDYLLIC LOCATION:
* Quiet, safe, location in the Palisades Village just steps away from a wonderful variety of restaurants, take-out, convenience store, pharmacy, 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, yoga studio, churches 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 a 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, bicycles), the Potomac River, C&O Canal and tow path, and Capital Crescent Bike Trail.
* Approximately 2 miles to American University, Georgetown, Georgetown University, George Washington University's Mt Vernon Campus, and the French and German Embassies as well as Georgetown University Hospital and Sibley Hospital.

D. TRANSPORTATION:
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
Bedrooms: 1
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
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Palisade Plush was a very cozy and comfy place to stay.Charlotte and Matthias were very caring and easy to talk to ... I recommend it!

    March 2014
  • Lovely apartment in super safe neighborhood. Clean and furnished with everything you would need during your stay. Great communication. My first airbnd experience was wonderful!

    December 2013
  • The Palisades Plush is a wonderful place to stay!!

    Located in Washington's Palisades neighborhood, just west of Georgetown University, the Plush is in a very safe neighborhood where you can feel safe, anytime of day or night.

    There is a Safeway store located about 5 blocks from the Plush that provides full line shopping. The Washington Metro bus D6 line passes the Plush, and provdes ready access to the entire Georgetown/Dupont Circle/downtown/Capitol Hill/Union Station area.

    The Plush, though a basement unit, sits about 8' above the street level, and is very quiet at day and night. We found the unit stocked, not just with towels and linens, but with dish/laundry/dishwasher soap, all the pots, pans and dishes we would ever need.

    Matthias was a most gracious host, and checked on us the day after we arrived to make sure we had everything we would need.

    Offstreet parking was available and readily accessible from the alley behind the unit.

    When in Washington, consider staying at the Palisades Plush - we plan on doing so again.

    November 2013
  • Charlotte and her staff-- Matthias and Desiree in particular-- made my trip to DC a very positive experience, despite my utter disappointment with the government shutdown and the inability to visit the museums and other sites. The disappointment was tempered by my stay in Palisades Plush.
    I loved staying in Palisades away from the hustle of say, DuPont Circle. The neighborhood is beautiful, quiet, and above all, safe. Plush is conveniently located close to Starbucks (an absolute necessity), a nice little convenience store that carried just about anything you'd care to buy, a pharmacy, and the sweetest surprise being a delightful restaurant located across the street, "Et Voila" (the food and service were fantastic! You must order the lobster risotto and the endive salad if you go).
    Plush itself is spotlessly clean and is equipped with everything you could possibly need during your stay, right down to the fantastic shower, flat screen television, and Bose CD player/radio. It's a cute little place and furnished very comfortably. After five hours of walking around Arlington National Cemetery in the rain, it was heaven to come back to Plush, pour myself a glass of wine, turn on a movie (lots of channels to choose from) and sit in the recliner with my feet up. I'm ridiculously picky about bed linens and Plush did not disappoint. The sheets were fantastic, as was the mattress.
    Matthias was a great host-- completely unobtrusive yet always present, just a call away. I called him late one evening because the television was confusing me (I'm tech-challenged), and his wife walked me through a fix for the television. He was also very helpful getting me connected to the building wi-fi (again, tech-challenged!). For those that might be concerned about being in Plush while piano lessons are going on upstairs, the lessons were a complete non-issue because I was out during the day and there are no lessons in the evenings.
    If you are planning a vacation to DC, make sure a.) you won't be there during a government shutdown and b.) you stay at Palisades Plush. You might be a few miles from the hub of Washington, but the D5 bus stops right across the street and it's an easy ride to everything and anything you'd care to visit. It was heavenly coming back to my little home away from home after running around DC all day.
    I heartily recommend this property! Thanks, Charlotte, Matthias, Desiree and all Lux BNB staffers!

    October 2013
  • Excellent stay and location since I needed to spend days in Georgetown. Perfectly clean & comfortable apartment with all amenities. A lovely space with everything you need, including free off-street parking. Photos are accurate. Comfy bed and TV area, nice table/chairs for eating or work (if you must), great WIFI, and very quiet. The home and local DC info provided was thorough and outstanding.

    June 2013
  • Charlotte and her staff were very understanding and helped us out when we had a last minute change of plans! The apartment was lovely, really beautifully decorated and furnished. I enjoyed the porch in the evenings and the neighborhood. Matthias is a really friendly and interesting fellow and we felt welcomed and very much at home there. This is our second stay at this property and I would love to go back in the future!

    June 2013
  • This property was exactly as described. The apt was well appointed and in a great part of town. Charlotte & Company were more than helpful with this first time renter; they answered all of my lame questions and made every effort to accomodate our needs. We will certainly with Charlotte & her team again.

    April 2013
  • My family stayed at Palisades Plush for 5 nights. The apartment was very clean has a well equipped kitchen and well as a washer and dryer, with two boys 7 & 5 I really appreciate this. There were two parks within walking distances and also some room outside the apartment for the boys to play. Our host Matthias stopped by to ensure everything was okay, and was close by if we needed anything. I would stay here again and I would recommend this apartment for a family or couple.

    April 2013
  • Just perfect! Love the hosts, the size and facilities, the location, the quiet! Great place to stay!

    February 2013
  • We loved our stay at the Palisades. Charlotte is great to work with and the host himself is wonderful. He attended to all our needs and made us feel at home, often going out of his way for us. Thanks for everything!

    January 2013
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