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Quiet elegant townhome 1.5 miles from National Mall/U.S. Capitol/Smithsonians

People14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom sleeps 12-14

Renovated town house with garage parking in historic LeDroit Park, DC, Easy access to monuments, museums, national mall, and the down business district. Close to U St. , Verizon Center, & Adams Morgan. Enjoy this luxury home for less than the cost of a hotel. Easy walking distance to two Metro stops. Direct bus service to Dupont Circle and Georgetown is 1/4 block away. The property is within walking distance to Howard and Catholic Universities, Washington Hospital Center, and the D.C. Convention Center. LeDroit Park, established in 1873, is a quiet, tree shaded enclave of Victorian homes in a designated historic district. Homes sit on brick sidewalks. Streets are well lighted with lamp posts. The homes are uniquely structured with beautiful tile roofs, gingerbread trim, iron grill work, wooden carved porch columns, bay windows, and high ceilings. Upon request we will provide various amenities: driver to D.C. destinations, stock favorite beverages, etc .


Owner
Deborah Knorr
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

About Deborah Knorr

I am a contractor who specializes in restoration of historic homes in Washington, D.C. My wife and I have lived since the late 1990s in a 1876 Victorian home in LeDroit Park that I spent almost ten years restoring.

Deborah Knorr purchased this townhome in 1999

Why Deborah Knorr chose Washington DC

This is a unique area of Washington, D.C. with great history and architecture. We have enjoyed meeting vistors from around the world in the year that we have offered the townhome as a vacation rental.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Le Droit Park in Northwest Washington

Property Type:
  • townhome
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • Jetted tub, Stand up shower, towels, wash cloths.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • 32 inch flat screen television in each bedroom. Top quality 1,000 thread-count linens. Computer with internet access for guest use. House fully WiFi.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Newly constructed wood deck off kitchen with gas grill and outdoor dining facilities.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Quiet elegant townhome 1.5 miles from National Mall/U.S. Capitol/Smithsonians
average rating of 4.6860466 based on 86 reviews
Fife, Scotland
5

A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property, which I cannot recommend highly enough. We were 7 in our party, so were very comfortable spread over the 4 bedrooms. I think it would be crowded with 14 though. The house was clean and tidy and all the furnishings and equipment are of the highest quality. Patrick, the landlord, was very friendly and helpful. Although on one occassion we were warned at the metro that the area was not safe to walk around at night, we felt perfectly safe walking to and from the metro, though we did not do this late at night. It is a short metro ride to the centre of Washington. Highly recommend hiring bikes from Thomson boat and cycle hire as a way of seeing the main sights. Do not bother with the Double Decker bus tours - they do not run frequently or regularly, nor do they keep to their scheduled route and stops. A complete waste of money and a precious days sight-seeing.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a very safe neighborhood from the Metro stops. The area is established as a historic district. I live in the area and I find it to be as safe as any location in DC. This is the only neighborhood that I would live in DC. I love it, it is quiet and friendly.
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La Jolla, California
4

Great for 5+ people

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay, loved the space in the house and the surrounding neighborhood. The outside deck was a perfect place for relaxing at the end of our busy days. The only reason we couldn't give the house 5 stars relates to the residence needing more attention to detail, such as the broken table top on the front porch, inadequate lighting near the bed downstairs, dirty kitchen table & chair cushions & placemats that need to be replaced, as well as a torn and moldy shower curtain in the small bathroom upstairs. All fairly small inconveniences, but important to the overall impression and use.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

For our large group of 4 adults and 5 children it worked very well.

  • 4 of 5

Spacious with old time charm. Kids loved having downstairs and beds were comfy. Location was good for us to get to all the attractions easily.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was great!

  • 5 of 5

This place was great! Clean, easy to access, and the hosts were very communicative. It was the perfect size for us and we loved hanging out on the back patio. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Golden, CO
3

Lovely town home in a great neighborhood

  • 3 of 5

This was a great home for my family of 8 for our week-long visit to DC. The neighborhood is lovely. The home is only a 10 minute walk to the Metro station with easy access to all of the major attractions. The home was roomy enough for all of us to have space. We especially enjoyed sitting on the back patio when the weather was nice. It was quiet with plenty of seating for all of us. The master suite is quite large. There are two additional smaller bedrooms with queen beds and ample closets on the upper level, with a shared bathroom. The basement level is all open, with a king sized bed, a futon double bed and an L-shaped couch. It was fine for my 3 teen-aged sons but not very private. There is a small TV and DVD player in the basement so for movies we had to invade "their" space. The main floor includes a comfortable sitting room and a sizable dining room with a large dining table with ample space for the 8 of us. The kitchen is adequate with a large refrigerator but not much pantry space for other groceries unless you're really tall. The kitchen cooking equipment was okay - the knives need sharpening, there isn't much baking equipment, and the oven needs calibration. There were plenty of dishes and silverware but only one wine glass and one champagne flute. The toaster and coffee maker were of good quality. Overall the house has a lovely charm and character and we found it warm and welcoming. The negatives we would report are all fixable: several burned out light bulbs throughout the house and some of the furniture - particularly the dining room table and some chairs - were rickety and need repair. We found the house to be fairly clean on our arrival except for candy wrappers behind a bed and a previous occupant's dirty laundry in a bedroom closet. Finally, we were unclear if someone was to meet us at the property on our arrival. We were given a number to call when we were heading toward the property. We called and she didn't answer but then she called back about 45 minutes later and said she would meet us there but she never showed up. While we ultimately didn't need her to show us around the property and guide us through how things worked we were under the impression that she would be meeting us there. Overall we enjoyed our stay and would definitely rent this property again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good but needs attention

  • 4 of 5

The house fit our needs. It was big and nicely restored. It was also in the neighborhood we wished to stay in. However, attention to details was needed. There were no TV instructions (I was in the area before so understood it was rather complicated ), two TVs had very poor picture quality (the other two were fine) the bath soaps were little ones you find in cheap hotels, the newel post on the banister and one of the dining room needed glue, no shampoo, no replacement sheets, no garbage bags, only one key for 6-8 people, and a lamp in the living room was broken.

We enjoyed our stay. With a little work they could charge more.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

One of the largest town homes available for vacation rental in Washington, D.C. Walk to a subway station and local coffee shop. Centrally located near Verizon Center, Convention Center, Capitol Hill, U Street Corridor, Adams Morgan, Dupont, and the museums and monuments on the National Mall. Union Station, a hub for sight-seeing buses, is less than 1 mile from house. Walking distance to Howard and Catholic Universities. George Washington and Georgetown Universities are located within three miles. A wide variety of restaurants and clubs are nearby. Less than 1 mile to major grocery stores and exercise facilities.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Le Droit Park, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
4 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,190
for 4 nights
From
£269
From
£307
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,862
£7,026
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
1 Sep 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,037
for 4 nights
From
£230
From
£269
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,728
£5,490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,862
for 7 nights
£1,862
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,037
for 4 nights
From
£230
From
£269
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,728
£5,490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Years
19 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,190
for 4 nights
From
£269
From
£307
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,862
£5,490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
9 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,037
for 4 nights
From
£230
From
£269
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,728
£5,490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,190
for 4 nights
From
£269
From
£307
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,862
£7,026
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,190
for 4 nights
From
£269
From
£307
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,862
£7,026
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £383.95
Cleaning fee £115.18

10 or more people. Large group surcharge of $15.00 per day per person. Large group must take 6 or more nights. 3 or more nights will be accepted at owners discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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