A historic Capitol Hill home base oasis just steps away from the buzz -- Union Station, the Capitol, Supreme Court, the H Street Corridor/Atlas District, the National Mall, Eastern Market, & great bars & restaurants. The best of both worlds!
Stay in the heart of Capitol Hill at this spacious, sunny, and historic rowhouse. Located on a safe tree-lined street, just several short blocks from the U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, and Union Station (Metro subway, cab, train, and car rental), the house is very well-located to make for a convenient and enjoyable stay in our nation's Capital. The location is very walkable, while having easy access to Metro, cabs, Amtrak train service, BikeShare locations. You are also close to the National Mall and can walk to the monuments and various Smithsonian museums, Eastern Market, the Shakespeare Theater, along with great local restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. A major grocery store, several corner stores, dry cleaners, pharmacy, and other conveniences are close to the house as well.
This spacious, comfortable rowhouse is two levels with a private enclosed back courtyard outdoor space. The entire house will be yours during your stay and high speed wireless internet and digital cable with Comcast Cable on Demand, HBO and Showtime movie channels are included. There is central air conditioning and heating throughout the house for your comfort, and ceiling fans in each bedroom, the main dining area, and the kitchen.
The main floor includes a fully-equipped kitchen with a breakfast table and chairs, and includes a dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, coffeemaker, blender, toaster, electric can opener, and an electric kettle for making tea. There is a large sitting room just off of the kitchen which leads into a separate dining room with a large table that seats 6-8 people. The sunny main living room has a very comfortable large sofa, oversized chair and ottoman, with a large flat-screen TV with DVD player. There is also a half bath on this main level of the house.
Off the kitchen, out the back-door, there is an enclosed private outdoor courtyard space with a table and chairs for you to enjoy.
The upper floor has a Master bedroom with a pillow-top King bed and an en suite bathroom with a large shower with spa showerhead. The second bedroom has a pillow-top Queen-sized bed and the bed in each room sleeps two very comfortably. On this level there is also another large separate full bathroom with both an enclosed spa shower and a large bathtub with skylight, as well as a hallway closet with a full-sized washer and dryer and laundry supplies for your use. Fresh linens will be on both beds upon your arrival and towels fresh towels will also be provided. The house will be professionally cleaned prior to your arrival.
We strive to keep the pricing accessible and reasonable, especially with the size of house (2,200 square feet not including patio area) and in relation to less comparable accommodations in the neighborhood or nearby hotel rooms. :) As with hotels and other accommodations, pricing is seasonal so please note that the specific price for each date is shown on the calendar, which will also be quoted to you prior to booking. Please also note that the base price is shown on the desktop version of AirBnB but for some reason the AirBnB App does not show "from $225."
We are happy to provide Washington, DC sightseeing, restaurant and other recommendations for your stay, so that you can fully enjoy this wonderful city and neighborhood. Please note that our House Manual, which will be emailed to confirmed bookings, provides EXTENSIVE information on everything from the nearest grocery store and pharmacy, to sightseeing, where to shop, Metro/train/airport/car rental/bike rental/walking info, great restaurants, directions to the house, background on where everything in the house is located, emergency info, local tips, etc.
We strive to maintain great communication with our prospective guests and those who have booked with us, to ensure an excellent stay and warm hospitality. We look forward to making your visit to Washington, DC memorable, easy, exciting, and fun.
Guests will have the whole house and back patio, and we are happy to arrange a street parking permit for guests with advance notice. Please note that the sleeping accommodations are 2 bedrooms- one with a king bed and one with a queen bed -sleeping up to four people total.
Guests will have the house to themselves with complete privacy, but we are only a text, email or call away should you need anything. We are happy to meet guests at the house to show them around and get them settled in, and are also happy to provide tips on local attractions, restaurants, museums, shopping, closest airports, best modes of transportation, etc.
The rental includes the entire rowhouse and back courtyard.
Interaction with guests
We meet guests at the house to show them around personally whenever possible, can mail keys ahead of time to make for an even quicker check-in, and are always available for questions and assistance before, during, and after your stay. We are a text or a call away 24/7 should you need anything.
The goal is for you to have a wonderful, fun, interesting, safe, and comfortable visit to our nation's capital while staying here. :) There is no smoking inside the house and unfortunately no pets are allowed. Please treat the house as you would your own or as you would want your own place to be treated by others. Common sense is expected and much appreciated. Please be respectful of neighbors and keep the volume at a reasonable level, especially when using the back courtyard. Please do not hold any gatherings or parties in the house or on the premises. It goes without saying, but hazardous materials or illegal substances are not allowed in the house or on the premises at any time, and flames or candles are not permitted. Thank you.
I am a Southerner who lives to travel, loves film and music, is a legend in the kitchen ;), and a bit of a foodie. As I am in Canada, my sister will be your gracious hostess in our nation's Capitol --we are both only a text or phone call away if you need anything. You can expect a clean, comfortable, lovely, conveniently-located and well-equipped space all to yourself and if needed, info on enjoying Washington, DC from someone who has lived on Capitol Hill for over twelve years.