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Petworth Garden Apartment

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
townhome
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday townhome in Northwest Washington - Petworth Garden Apartment

Contemporary English Basement That Sleeps A Family Of Four Comfortably.

THE PROPERTY

Contemporary English basement that sleeps a family of four comfortably. All new construction finished in 2015 with private bedroom, full amenity kitchen, and luxurious bathroom. Just minutes walk to metro, restaurants, and shops.

The Space

The 700 sf 1-bedroom garden unit has front and rear private entries (door is below the front porch in the photos). There is a full kitchen with white soft-close cabinets, quartz countertops, eat-in bar, front loading washer and dryer. The kitchen has stainless appliances: a normal-sized refrigerator, flat-top stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher. It also has a water boiler, coffee pot, and all the cooking utensils you'll need. If you'd like to cook just ask and we can lend you some spices for your dish (we have most typical). The house has a whole-house water filter so don't worry about the water! There is also a 3/4 bath with a built-in bench in the large walk-in shower. At the back of the unit there is a bedroom with a small closet and queen sized bed. Insulation was installed between the basement unit and the upper floors to provide acoustical privacy from the primary residence. The living room has a table with four chairs, and a comfortable sleeper sofa with flat screen tv with Apple TV, Blu-Ray player, and sound bar. You can watch all the Netflix and Hulu you'd like. We also provide free wi-fi. The sofa also folds into a second full size bed that sleeps two. We have a large (for the city) back yard with patio and sofas, if you're interested in using this space please let us know ahead because of our dogs.

Guest Access

The key to enter the unit is located in a key locker. The access code will be While staying at 622, feel free to store the key locker on the magnetic mail holder. When you check out, it is important to remember to return the key locker with the key inside it for the next guest. Failing to return the entry key is a $50 fine.

Interaction with Guests

We live upstairs and have lived in the neighborhood for a number of years. We would love to help you enjoy your stay by providing tips or directions. Your unit is separate, so you'll have as much privacy as you'd like, but please don't hesitate to knock on our door. We love to hear where people are from and tell people all about our adopted home-town and neighborhood!

House Rules

The space is the garden unit in our home, so we ask that our guests treat it as they would their own home. We took care to renovate the unit with our guests' comfort in mind. We promise not to have any crazy parties when you are there, and expect you'll do the same. Please also limit the amount of guests in the unit to the the pre-determined number. If you do laundry please clean the lint trap. Be sure to turn off all appliances when you are done with them. Also, no smoking or pets allowed. In general, we request that you leave the unit in the condition you found it. As a general house rule, if you are unsure of how something works or how to use it; please just ask.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Petworth is a great neighborhood, just a few metro-stops north of all the major sights. We are convenient enough for you to be at any downtown destination quickly, but still set back from the hustle and bustle so you can get a good night's sleep. The green-yellow metro lines serve Petworth, so its an easy ride to Columbia Heights, U-Street, Shaw, or Chinatown and Penn Quarter. There is also a Capital Bike Share Station next to the metro if you'd prefer to bike around. We also have some great restaurants close by, Chez Billy, Dom Ku, and the Crane and Turtle to name a few, and some cool well-known hipster bars like DC Reynolds and Looking Glass Lounge. We are a 15 minute walk from the 11th Street corridor in Columbia Heights where there are nearly a dozen local restaurants to choose from.

We are are just over one block away from a major grocery store, and about 5 min away from an all-organic grocery store. During the warmer months there is a farmer's market close by, too. You can also start your day at at Qualia, the wonderful local coffee shop that roasts its own beans, or head to Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. Our house is a short walk from Old Soldier's Home where Lincoln's Summer Cottage is found.

You can check out the Washington Post's Petworth blog to learn more about our neighborhood:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/going-out-guide/wp/2014/08/29/street-smart-what-to-do-in-petworth/

Safety

Although Petworth is a vibrant, growing community that boasts a range of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops all within a 5-10 minute walk from the apartment, we understand people may have questions regarding safety in the neighborhood. When visiting DC always remember that you are in a large urban area, and to be aware when out and about. We want you to feel as comfortable in our home and neighborhood as we do, but know that comfort levels differ, so if you have more questions about safety, feel free to ask.

Getting Around

We are approximately 2 1/2 blocks (5 min walk) from the Georgia Ave-Petworth metro stop (green/yellow line). There are also various bus lines that pass close by (though the metro is really the most convenient). If you come with a car we will provide you with a visitor parking pass. It is generally not recommended to drive around the city much, as the traffic is relatively heavy and parking is otherwise quite difficult.

Street Parking is typically readily available on Randolph Street, except for the evenings and weekends the church located across the street is in session. Parking on the street is free with the DC Visitor Parking permit.

When you arrive, the pass is located next to the kitchen light switch on top of the mail holder as shown in the photo. When you check out, it is important to remember to return the parking pass where it belongs. Failing to return the DC visitor parking permit is a $100 fine.

Directions

For those driving, street parking is available with a residential guest permit. From the Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro stop (Yellow or Green line), walk up the hill on New Hampshire Ave two blocks until you reach Randolph Street (intersection with stop light and church on the corner). Turn right on Randolph and walk 1/2 block until you reach 622.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Daniel Blair
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2016

About Daniel Blair

Dan, an architect and designer of the renovated space, decided to buy a long term fixer upper in DC to make my life long dream of owning my own BnB a reality.

Daniel Blair purchased this townhome in 2008

Why Daniel Blair chose Washington DC

I love the house because of its proximity to the metro and the potential of the neighborhood while it has a huge backyard for the dogs. But the primary thing that attracted me to this house was that the historical character was still intact. The house needed some TLC and modernization because it was originally built in 1913, but you could feel the potential. I hope you enjoy the improvements that were made.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Petworth Garden Apartment
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
Byron Center Michigan
5

A great spot to stay

  • 5 of 5

This garden apartment was a great place to stay. Very clean and well appointed. Super close to the metro for easy access to all the sites to see. The owner Daniel was very nice and helpful. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely apartment in a great location. We spent a week here & it could not have been better. Dan makes sure guests have everything they might need & he seems to have thought of everything. Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Practically perfect.

  • 5 of 5

My initial reaction to the property and Dan, the owner, upon our arrival was that either my girlfriend and I had happened upon the best find in all our travels, or the whole thing was an elaborate trap and we were about to be murdered. Thankfully, the latter turned out not to be the case and we had a wonderful experience. Dan proved to be simply the best, and because of his thoroughness and thoughtfulness we couldn't have been more comfortable or felt more welcome. The property is a basement space converted into an apartment, so it's small by definition, but so well-designed it feels like a cottage unto itself. The nearest Metro station is barely a ten-minute walk, and the neighborhood is colorful and friendly. There are shops of every kind within walking distance—grocery, pharmacy, coffee, what-have-you—so bring your sneakers and explore the area. The only caveat, and a small one at that, would be is there's a household going on upstairs above your heads, so you'll definitely hear the moving about. Other than that, this property couldn't have been more terrific, and if/when our plans permit we'll definitely seek Dan and his place out again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Made our D.C. visit very enjoyable.

  • 5 of 5

Convenient location and very comfortable. Dan was a gracious host.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Great Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

I went with my husband to D.C for our honeymoon and we chose to stay here. It was just a couple blocks from a grocery store and a stop on the subway. This was a great experience and all of the pictures he posted for this place still don't even compare to how perfect it was. He had all of the cupboards full of every kitchen related thing we needed. The only problem we encountered is that we couldn't find the wifi after the first night but I'm sure if we would have asked they would have helped us. This is a great place to stay and I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent location and beautiful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I planned a vacation to take in all the sights of our nation's capitol. But in looking at the prices of hotels in downtown DC, we started looking at other options. This apartment was perfect....great price, beautifully decorated and modern. The neighborhood is quaint and hip with lots of good restaurants to walk to. The best part was the short walk to the Metro station and the short ride to downtown DC...no transfer needed, just a 10 minute straight shot.

We enjoyed being a part of the local life not just the touristy areas. Our host Daniel and his neighbors are so friendly, we were lucky to be a part of their little neighborhood porch gathering. Just cool people hanging out and chatting.

If we are able to get back to DC, we will definitely stay at Daniel's place.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
DCA
Nearest Train
0.35 Miles
Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro
Car: not necessary

Petworth is a great neighborhood, just a few metro-stops north of all the major sights. We are convenient enough for you to be at any downtown destination quickly, but still set back from the hustle and bustle so you can get a good night's sleep. The green-yellow metro lines serve Petworth, so its an easy ride to Columbia Heights, U-Street, Shaw, or Chinatown and Penn Quarter. There is also a Capital Bike Share Station next to the metro if you'd prefer to bike around. We also have some great restaurants close by, Chez Billy, Dom Ku, and the Crane and Turtle to name a few, and some cool well-known hipster bars like DC Reynolds and Looking Glass Lounge. We are a 15 minute walk from the 11th Street corridor in Columbia Heights where there are nearly a dozen local restaurants to choose from.

We are are just over one block away from a major grocery store, and about 5 min away from an all-organic grocery store. During the warmer months there is a farmer's market close by, too. You can also start your day at at Qualia, the wonderful local coffee shop that roasts its own beans, or head to Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. Our house is a short walk from Old Soldier's Home where Lincoln's Summer Cottage is found.

You can check out the Washington Post's Petworth blog to learn more about our neighborhood:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/going-out-guide/wp/2014/08/29/street-smart-what-to-do-in-petworth/

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Northwest Washington, Washington DC

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
 
2016 Winter is Coming
1 Nov 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£82
£525
£2,133
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £37 per night, per additional guest
 
Presidential Inauguration
16 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£854
for 5 nights
From
£164
£945
£3,229
 
 
2017 Cherry Blossom Season
10 Mar 2017 - 2 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£416
for 3 nights
From
£128
£763
£3,229
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £37 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£361
for 3 nights
From
£110
£671
£2,407
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £37 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £28 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject change until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Northwest Washington, USA

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Clean bathroom with spacious walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Private Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Cozy bedroom with a queen sized bed, dresser, and closet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

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