About this listing
(Not shared space) Full use of a private and separate 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom fully furnished and equipped apartment just one block from the blue and orange line metro and grocery store and within a quick 6 block walk (approx 10 minute walk) to Eastern Market, award winning restaurants, bars, and parks. The apartment is a 2 metro stop or a leisurely 15-20 minute walk to the US Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and the National Botanical Gardens. Additionally, it is located in walking distance to The Yards Park and the National's Stadium. The Smithsonian and the most of the DC monuments are within 4-6 metro stops on the same metro line (blue and orange).
This is a separate 2BR, 2BA sunny English garden apartment in our home with its own private front patio. Inviting, serene, renovated and spacious with all the amenities that you need for your stay: fully equipped kitchen, flat screen TV with Direct TV and DVD in the living room, washer and dryer, and separate dining area. The apartment features a front bedroom that has a full size bed and a back bedroom that hosts a queen size bed, bamboo floors, tasteful decor, upscale linens, and a festive, inviting, shared outdoor space. The layout is such that the bedrooms and baths are located on opposite sides of the living space to maximize privacy for guests. A portable twin bed is available upon request.
We are only 1 block away from Capitol Bike Share - it's a fun and easy way to get around DC - and available for daily rentals at $7 a day. Very popular with locals and tourists alike. We also have multiple zip cars with in a 1-2 block radius. The Yards Park is a great place to play and picnic and is not well known among tourists. It hosts weekly outdoor movies (on Thursdays) in the summer and weekly (on Fridays) live music events from May - August. Eastern Market, 6 blocks away - an easy walk, is a famous institution. It is open 6 days a week as a historic market that hosts a baker, a fishmonger, a butcher, a florist, a grocer among other shops, but on the weekends, it hosts an outdoor farmers market, a huge flea market, and an artist's market - an amazing place to explore, people watch, and venue to discover great finds, great foods, and great non-traditional souvenirs and gifts. We are also within biking, jogging, metro, or walking distance from the award winning Results Gym, Capitol Hill that is in a converted historic school. If you want to keep your workout routine while on vacation or on an extended stay, access can be arranged at cost. Each day visit there is $15. The gym has multiple classes, award winning locker rooms with dry and wet sauna and jacuzzi, a rock-climbing wall, extensive free weights and machines, and basket ball and racket ball courts.
Our family of 4 lives in the unit above and though well insulated, some noise is audible between floors (not voices or music but heavy footsteps). Metro access is so easy, Regan International Airport - a fast cab ride or metro ride away. We can arrange off-street parking. We are perfectly located for a unique and fun visit to our nation's capital!
Please note that the lack of reviews is due to the fact that many of our guests stay for extended periods - up to 2 months and through other venues. We are exactly as pictured, one block to 2 metro lines, and well located on Capitol Hill.
We assume our guest are courteous. We do, however, collect a $150 security deposit that is promptly returned via Air BNB after your visit is complete. No smoking inside the apartment.
Kitchen island/breakfast nook plus a separate dining table to accomodate home made meals or take out!
The host canceled this reservation 92 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
What a wonderful first time experience in DC for my 3 young boys! Crystal and family were amazing! The apartment is perfectly located, is clean, spacious and beautifully decorated! Crystal went above and beyond giving us recommendations for activities for the kids, recommended supermarkets and restaurants and was even thoughtful enough to have the metro map and other important pamphlets at the apartment. We absolutely recommend!
Ketika pertama kali melihat foto-foto apartemen yang ditawarkan dan membaca ulasannya, kami langsung tertarik untuk menyewanya selama kami mengunjungi Washington DC. Apartemen yang ditawarkan sesuai dengan foto dan ulasan dan melebihi ekspektasi kami. Apartemen nya interiornya cukup bagus tertata, ada beberapa barang vintage yang menambah kenyamanan estetika. Kami berlima tinggal selama 4 malam dan kami merasa nyaman tinggal disini. Pemilik rumah (Crystal) sangat ramah dan menyapa kami sesaat kami tiba di apartemen dan memberi penjelasan yang detail. Ditambah dengan beberapa informasi berupa Flyer, potongan koran, ulasan tentang makanan dan lokasi untuk diketahui dan dikunjungi, yang menurut kami sangat bermanfaat buat kami. Kami sangat enjoy tinggal disini. Stasiun Metro sangat dekat hanya beberapa blok dari rumah dan groceri juga dekat, sehingga kami tidak mengalami kesulitan apapun.
A very enjoyable time in DC which started with our stay in this great apartment. Very close to the Metro and Crystal is very detailed in her suggestions and tips. Great way to see the Capitol. Would definitely stay there again when we return.
Crystal sent us information I advance that would help us plan our trip to Washington DC. We were very close to the Capitol and the Metro was within 2 blocks. We enjoyed the 2 bedroom apartment. Very comfortable.
The apartment is very nice and spacious. Its setting, two bedrooms and two baths on opposite sides of the apartment, gives the guests a lot of privacy. The backyard needs a bit of care, unfortunately it doesn't look like the pics. Also, the listing should indicate the apartment is in the basement. The beds are very comfortable, the apartment is clean, but with the kids upstairs it can get noise pretty early in the morning. Crystal is a laid back and flexible host, but also gave a lot of info about the town. While the tips were amazing and helpful, the lack of rules and of personal interaction meant I felt a bit lost at times. In my stay there was a black out in the whole block, Crytal, whose family lives upstairs, did not care to ask if I needed candles or something to lighten the house with. I had to walk at night by myself, which I wasn't sure it was safe, to buy some candles and matches.
Great experience! Our host made us feel welcome from the beginning. We arrived later than planned. There were snacks available for us. Crystal recommended places for us that worked for our group.
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About the Host, Crystal
The Crittenden Family consists of: Jon, a mechanical engineer who likes baseball (NY Mets were his first Love) and triathlons; Crystal, sales consultant and DC enthusiast; Josephine and Danielle (8 and 9), sisters and best friends. We are a fun and respectful family, and love meeting new people!