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Petworth Garden Apartment

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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

Owner
Daniel Blair
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

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 this house because of its proximity to the metro and the potential of the neighborhood while it has a huge backyard for my dog. The primary feature that attracted me to this house was the historical character that 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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Petworth in Northwest Washington

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
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 ...
  • Free Wifi
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
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • equestrian events
  • hiking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

Petworth Garden Apartment
average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews
4

Super Clean!

  • 4 of 5

This apartment was really worth the price. It is super clean and comfortable. Definitely the place for you if you like a soft bed. We did use the apple TV after a long day of sight seeing. Safeway grocery store is literally a block away with a Starbucks inside. Duncan Donuts down the street. Our only complaint is there really wasn't anything to do once we returned from sightseeing. We did not have a vehicle. However it is so close to the Metro (subway) that you can be anywhere in 10 to 30 minutes. If I came back I would venture via Metro to other places instead of hanging out at the apartment all night. Dan did recommend the Homestead for our last night but we didn't leave the apartment. We did take a couple of long walks around the neighborhood and was disappointed as we like to shop and pub crawl. It does look like there are places within a walkable distance but we didn't really find that. I guess the welcome basket has been eliminated -there wasn't one for our stay. I was ok with that but some people would expect it and then be disappointed. You can hear movement upstairs but it is not loud and annoying as some reviewers have commented. If you are taking a Taxi from airport be sure to say Georgia Ave Petworth as our driver had no idea - Petworth . I had to google map for him. I don't know if that is the norm. The Metro pulls right up to the airport - just take the Metro to Georgia Petworth Stop. You will save $ and aggravation. I would stay here again as cleanliness is my number one need and boy is this place clean.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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ALEXANDRIA
5

Wonderful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The location is great, with easy access to metro station and fun neigborhood eateries to sample the diversity of the area. Ride to downtown D.C. and all city sights are just a hop and a skip from the metro and everything seemed to be no more than 15-20 min away. The accomodations have all the comforts of home, and it is clean and safe. We even had a welcoming comitee every evening when the neighboring cat stopped by for a quick belly rub. Dan is super accomodating and helpful to give tips to get around town. Highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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5

Wisconsin visitors

  • 5 of 5

The two of us stayed for an entire week while visiting DC area for the first time. Charming place to call home for our week. Easy access to metro, grocery store and had everything we needed. Owner very helpful and friendly plus the neighborhood felt very safe. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!!

  • 5 of 5

The petworth garden apartment was perfect for our long weekend in DC. It had everything we needed. Very clean and the shower is so big you can play catch in it. It was nice to know that after a long day of walking in the city we had somewhere comfortable to come back to and relax. Very close to the metro. Overall it was a great stay and we hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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5

Nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place to stay in Petworth while visiting family. Thie basement apartment worked out well. Short walk to grocery store and Metro station. Full size stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer. Furnishings were nice. Daniel was very helpful making suggestions regarding the area.

Will stay there again next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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5

Wish we had time to stay longer

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic property. Nothing missing at all and the host Daniel was lovely to deal with. Amazing attention to detail for those things you need while travelling. Daniel had great suggestions about how to get about and where all the best food options were. Exceeded our expectations in every way.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • 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. 622 is 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, Two Tigers, Dom Ku, and the best pizza in town, Timber Pizza, to name a few, and some cool well-known local 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, including the Nationally rated Bad Saint.

622 is 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, too. You can start your day at Qualia, the wonderful local coffee shop that roasts its own beans, or head to Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. 622 is also a short walk from Old Soldier's Home where the Nationally Registered Lincoln's Cottage is found.

You are more than welcome to 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 Petworth, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
£356
for 3 nights
From
£107
£676
£2,347
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £30.92 + 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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