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Artist Studio Carriage House

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 BR 1 BA Sleeps

This property is a unique historic carriage house of extraordinary design, formerly the studio of a metal sculptor. Very high ceilings, artistically styled, fabulous space and location. Modern decor, many pieces made by the sculptor and furniture designer. Loft bedroom, all the comforts while staying in an actual piece of art! The kitchen and bathroom have recently been remodeled with quality: artisan crafted cabinets in the kitchen and unique modern bathroom design by an artist.

Downstairs is an open floor space. The dining table is the artist's refinished work table. Much of the furniture is uniquely crafted as well.Upstairs is a brand new queen bed and several comfy seating areas for working or reading.

Everything is fresh as it has been recently renovated; all the bedding, dishes, etc are brand new. The carriage house has been featured in the Washington Post and has twice been chosen to be on the Dupont Circle House Tour and the Logan Circle House Tour.

This carriage house, or studio as we always call it, is a private space for guests with a private entrance. It's like having your own little home with everything you need to be comfortable. There is an area in front of the carriage house where you can hang out in good weather with chairs and a table and umbrella.

The Dupont-Logan neighborhood is central to shopping, dining, clubs and walking distance to just about everything you might want to do in DC. Parks are nearby, Metro, Bike-sharing, steps away.

Please note that you must walk down a short, and safe alley to get to the carriage house. Please do not go to any of the row houses to access the location. They are not associated with the space.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Dupont Circle in Northwest Washington

Property Type:
  • studio
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bathroom with shower and tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
This is an historic carriage house featured on House tours in Dupont Circle and Logan circle. It was an artist's studio for many years where metal sculpture was produced. It is located in a fabulous neighborhood with so many activities at one's fingertips or totes: monuments, parks, restaurants, markets, restaurants, theaters ( movies and plays), music venues. It rocks!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Artist Studio Carriage House
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

I had a fabulous time staying at Susan's apartment. I love the feel of the place.

  • 5 of 5

Susan's apartment is very unique. When I arrived Susan had me meet her at her house so she could show me how to get to the apartment. Once there, she gave me a tour and told me about the apartment. The apartment is just amazing with all the sculpture that make up the apartment. It is just so unique! My stay there was amazing. I absolutely feel in love with the place and wish it could have been mine. I come to dc every other week so I would love to stay at Susan's apartment every time I am in DC. Not only is the apartment very comfortable but so was the bed. I slept like a baby and felt comfortable the entire time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jessica! Come back any time!
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Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Washington DC Carriage House

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay at this unique property tucked behind row houses. Great location between Dupont Circle/Logan Circle area. Also very close to U Street Corridor. Easy walk and approximately equidistant to Dupont Circle or U St Metro. Safe neighborhood at all hours of the day & night, lots of people walking & bike riding. Lots of sights & great places to eat within walking distance. Kitchen and bathroom well equipped, all appliances in excellent working order. Comfortable bed and air mattress. Property was spotless upon arrival. Owner Susan couldn't be more accommodating as she still was happy to meet us even though we arrived at 1:00 in the morning due to a flight delay. She was easy to get a hold of throughout the entire process before the trip and during our week in DC. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the positive review. Your family was such a nice fit for the carriage house. Please do return any time!
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Cambridge, MA

Great location & unique space

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the studio while here on a work trip and in advance of a wedding in Maryland. I used to live in DC so I was keen on staying in a great neighborhood. It doesn't get much better than this. Right next to 14th street and a 5 minute walk to U street, this converted artist's studio is the perfect place to call home while in town. The unit itself is incredibly well kept and the art on display makes it a truly unique experience. As for noise, the unit is tucked away off of the main road so it's very quiet. Susan was very helpful in the process. If I'm back in DC again I will definitely look for availability here. I had a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the positive review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Berkeley, CA

A delightful oasis in DC

  • 5 of 5

We were in search of a convenient place to retreat from the heat, hustle and bustle of DC, a place with character and comfort, and we found it!

Thanks to Susan, who was a very responsive and helpful host, we were immediately assured that we would have everything we needed - a comfortable bed (plus a good air bed for when sister came to visit), a well-equipped kitchen, and a pleasant, quiet refuge in a great location.

This is walking distance from Dupont and Logan Circle, 14th Street shops, restaurants and busses, a quick cab/uber/bus/metro ride from the Mall, and yet you are in a quiet space, tucked away from the street in this quirky, one-of-a-kind artist studio/carriage house.

The only reason to hesitate (for some) is the bathroom is downstairs from the bedroom. That wasn't a problem for us.

Everything you need is thoughtfully provided - bathroom and kitchen well-stocked, you an easily stay for a week (which we did!)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Carriage House in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 4 night stay in the carriage house. It's unique features and great location made for a wonderful experience. There are several excellent bars and restruants just a block away on 14th street. City-share bicycles are also conveniently located right around the corner. Though we never cooked any meals, the kitchen is fully stocked with anything you may need. Susan is a wonderful host and very attentive to whatever you may need. My husband and I highly recommend the carriage house to anyone who is looking to completely submerse themselves in DC living.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great couple! So friendly and energetic! They saw so much of the great things DC has to offer. I loved hearing about their daily adventures.Very respectful guest! Always welcome back!
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Wonderful Stay at the Carriage House

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our visit to Washington and staying at the Carriage House made it all that much better. The studio is definitely a great alternative to a regular apartment or hotel room. The artwork and creative designs are spectacular and it was fantastic to hear the owner, Susan's stories of the carriage house and the fantastic pieces there. The studio is very well outfitted with everything you could possibly need. Susan was very helpful with tips of things to do in the neighbourhood and places to go. She was available to answer questions and checked in to see how we were doing a few times. The Carriage House is tucked behind the street which made it very quiet which was great. It is a short walk to grocery stores, coffee shops and a great variety of restaurants. The subway was only a 10 minute walk which took us down to the Smithsonian and even the Washington National's baseball stadium. We really enjoyed our stay at the Carriage House and Susan is a fantastic hostess. We would definitely stay again the next time we visit Washington!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

The Dupont Logan area is one of DC's hottest neighborhoods noted for proximity to restaurants, entertainment, parks and shopping. Monuments and downtown DC are near as well. Transportation is easy with bikesharing, cabs, Ubers, metro and buses. Walking is great too! All this is going on, yet the property is in a quiet location.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Dupont Circle, USA

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £77.3
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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