Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
$75
Per Night
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About this listing

My fiancé & I have a basement w/ bathroom in our Columbia Heights Row-home. We have a baby who sleeps on the 3rd floor. We're knowledgeable about D.C, close to public transit and have permit parking upon request. Come and go as you please!

That's the stairs to your private downstairs

That's the stairs to your private downstairs


The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Flexible

Description

The Space

The basement in my rowhouse will be available for up to 2 people on almost any dates. Along with a queen bed, the space also has its own bathroom and Wifi.

The Metro (Subway) is a 10-15 minute walk away. Even better yet, the bus is directly outside the house going right to the festivities (see pic) and costs $1.80 per trip. The metro is on the Green Line. It is 5 stops on one train to Archives metro station, which gets you .5 miles from the capital as well.

Send me any questions you have. -Dean

Dean Blackley
712 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20001

Guest Access

Guests have access to all of the house, however it is shared and we do have a baby on the third floor who we spend a lot of time with in the upper living area.

Interaction with Guests

We love to interact and are available most of the time although we do have very busy social lives- yes, even with a newborn! We enjoy meeting new people, and are grateful for the wonderful people we have hosted. We want to provide our guests with the best travel experience possible, and go above and beyond to do so!

The Neighborhood

The neighborhood of Columbia Heights is the most diverse in all of DC. It is also the fastest growing and where most young middle class professionals live in the district.

Getting Around

Steps from the bus that goes directly to the monuments in 15 minutes and 6 blocks from the subway that connects to everywhere! On the corner of Georgia and Columbia, there is a bus stop (you can see from my porch). Take either the 70 or 79 bus for 15 minutes to the National Archives. Start you sightseeing there. Get on the other East side of 7th Street to return home. Take the 70 or 79 bus again. My stop is Irving Street. The bus is $1.80 per trip.
You can also take to Columbia Heights subway 6 blocks away. Get off at Archives. Return the same way. The subway is around $3.50 per trip.

Other Things to Note

We often have back to back guests to host so it would help us if you could vacate the room by 11 AM so we can get the room ready for the next guest. Of course you are welcome to leave your bags with us to sightsee for another day! Same goes for checking in. We likely have somebody leaving and need time to get the room ready. Feel free to drop your bags, clean yourself up a bit if necessary in one of our three bathrooms, and we will have the room ready by 1 PM. **Note- As of August 2015, I started a new job and may have days when I can't clean the room until 6PM but you can still use the lockbox to check in, tidy up, and leave your bags. Sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks and we look forward to hosting you!

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House Rules

I will guide you well! Come and go as you please as we have a key in a lock box attached to the front gate. We will give you the code when the time gets closer. **Note- As of August 2015, I started a new job and may have days when I can't clean the room until 6PM but you can still use the lockbox to check in, tidy up, and leave your bags. Sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks and we look forward to hosting you!

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit

Availability
2 nights minimum stay
Your private bathroom

Your private bathroom

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