About this listing
Hello! The home is a 1100 sqft(102 sqm) English basement. There is a full kitchen, dinning room attached to the kitchen. Living room and bedroom. Front and rear entrances with secure access. Exterior CCTV cameras monitor the property 24/7. Please let us know any questions. Thanks!
We are one of the original Airbnb hosts in DC.
If the DC Apartment isn't available please check out our other listing at the same location -Downtown DC Private Carriage House http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/32584 - or in the right side of your screen.
Over 1100 sq ft, this large English basement features a huge living room with sectional that converts to a queen-size bed and 55-inch HD TV with Xfinity cable. The bedroom has a queen-sized Sealy Posturepedic bed, large closet with hangers, ironing board and iron. There is 1 full bathroom with a rain shower head and bathtub and hair dryer.
The cozy dining room with dining table and chairs and fireplace leads into the newly renovated gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, gas range, dishwasher and full size refrigerator. The kitchen is stocked with dishes, utensils and dry goods (spices, oils etc) to cook with. There is central AC/Heat and wired and wireless Internet as well as a full size washer/dryer. There are also 2 queen sized double air mattress with a built in electric pump for large groups.
No smoking and no pets are allowed.
We would like to have our guests do one of the following before staying with us: Link your AirBnB profile to an approved major Social network; verify your phone number; or complete your AirBnb profile. Thanks!
Great location with a Walkscore of 85 and a TransitScore of 92 (Riders Paradise). Centrally located in downtown DC, just steps (.1 mile/.15km) from the south entrance of the Shaw station on Green and Yellow Metro lines. Tons of transportation options - steps to Green/Yellow Metro, many Zipcars close by, new Capitol Bike Share Stations nearby, bike lanes on 5th, R & Q streets, Buses (G2-Bus to Georgetown, 70 Bus lines, Circulator), easy highway access to the 395 tunnel. 5 stops on the Metro to Nationals BallPark.
8 stops to DCA/Reagan National Airport - no car needed if you fly into National!
Less than a mile to many downtown attractions - National Portrait Gallery, Chinatown/Verizon Center, U Street, 9:30 Club, Washington Convention Center (many of our guests have been convention attendees). 1.5 miles to the Capitol Building, White House & National Mall. 5 minute walk to many restaurants and bars which are detailed on our check in sheet. Also close by are the Kennedy Recreation Center and the new Giant located in the O street Market.
On street parking is plentiful in the neighborhood within a 1/2 block of the apartment and we provide a free parking pass if you have a car and plan on staying for a while.
Guest will have access to the entire private unit.
Interaction with Guests
We have minimal interaction with guests for maximum privacy.
Shaw is a very diverse neighborhood with a great restaurant and music scene as well as a great mix of bars.
The unit is a half a block from the Metro train system we are at the Shaw Howard stop . The private car service UBER frequents the neighborhood. Local bus lines are a block away as is the Capitol Bike Share program.
Other Things to Note
Airbnb has notified all Washington DC hosts that, based on an agreement with DC city authorities, as of February 15th, 2015 Airbnb will be required to charge a lodging or hotel tax of 14.5% on the price of all short-term accommodation. This tax is over and above the prices quoted below and will be collected by Airbnb at the time of booking.
Please post your arrival and departure times to the AirBnB message thread as soon as possible. We prefer to use the Airbnb messaging system for all communication so please make sure that you have a valid email address that will send you a notification email when a message gets posted there.
We would like to have our guests do one of the following before staying with us: Link your AirBnB profile to a social network; verify your phone number; or complete some more of your AirBnb profile. Thanks!
This is a non smoking unit. Anyone smoking in the unit will be left negative feedback.
Please no heavy partying in the apartment.
We are DC natives and own this property together. We are enjoying hosting all our guests through AirBnB.
Both of our listings are totally private. We want you to enjoy your stay with us, so please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you.