About this listing
Clean, quiet, and safe. The perfect end to your day. 6.8 miles (10.9 km) to/from the White House in downtown DC. Quick metro ride downtown (~15 min to museums), subway station is 1 mile (1.6 km) away from house, walk or bus. Free on-street parking.
Nice furnished room in private area of the house. On first level, no stairs.
Clean sheets and towels provided. Free internet Wi-Fi, free on-street parking.
Private bathroom. Shampoo, soap, hair dryer provided.
SMALL kitchenette includes mini-fridge, microwave, small appliances. NO STOVE COOKING. Please do NOT bring any mini stoves, mini ovens, rice cookers etc. - Coffee and Tea provided.
You: respectful of a family home setting, no parties, ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING (indoor or right outside the house is not permitted).
The House: Central Air Conditioning and Heating for the whole house and guests don't control house temperature .
Not suitable for people with severe pet allergies (there are NO pets on your floor).
You get the key to the house.
Interaction with Guests
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS:
I do my best to meet you on arrival and go over the apartment manual and rules with you.
After the initial welcome, you will not be interacting with us in person much.
I am available by text or email during regular hours (8am -10:30 pm) and by phone in the case of emergencies after 10:30 pm.
We live on the second floor.
Beautifully green and Safe. Charming 100- year- old bungalows with modern features . Over half million dollar average home price, beautiful and well taken care of neighborhood. Safe with quiet and friendly neighbors.
Nearby: Whole Food Supermarket, downtown Silver Spring (world class restaurants and international coffee shops).
COMMUTE TO DOWNTOWN DC:
- 1 Mile to Takoma Metro Station or Silver Spring Metro Station (walking time depends highly on yourself. For example, it takes us 15 minutes but takes my 60-y-o mother about 25.
- Or walk 2 blocks and take the bus to Silver Spring Metro Station
- Take the red metro line to the museums in Downtown DC is a quick 15 minute metro ride away!
Other Things to Note
Note our location, we are conveniently located to visit Downtown DC and museums but we are not IN DOWNTOWN DC.
The apartment is cleaned before you arrive. LEAVING THE APARTMENT IN GOOD ORDER IS A REQUIREMENT. Tips for crew are highly appreciated but not required.
1- Absolutely no smoking indoors or in the near vicinity of the house (such as the driveway).
2 - No parties or loud noises.
3- For the security of everybody in the house, only people in the reservation are allowed in the home.
4- Respect other people's sleep. After 10:30 PM no loud conversations or noises.
5- Clean after yourself, we do NOT offer maid service.
6 - Turn off lights when not in the room to conserve energy.
7- Take off your shoes inside the house to protect the carpet.
8- Please respect our house and personal property.
OPTIONAL SERVICES - please ask for availability:
1) We do your laundry in-house: $10 per load. Includes washing, drying, detergent, and folding
2) Printing Black on White Paper: $ 0.25/page
3) Winter months: Like it warmer than usual and very toasty in your room? Get a space heater in your room, only pay $2/night to cover extra electric costs.