Great location—this hidden gem in the center of N.W. Washington, D.C. is ten minutes by taxi from Ronald Reagan National Airport and five minutes from Union Station. Situated several blocks from the D.C. Convention Center, you can walk to Metro (subway station—yellow, green and silver lines), the White House, the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall, Lorgan Circle and a legion of world class restaurants. You can also walk to Chinatown, City Center, Downtown, Penn Quarter, Whole Foods and the 14th Street hipster scene. Explore, rest, rejuvenate, relax!
Originally the kitchen of a large Victorian home built in the 1860s, this elegant, unique English basement apartment has seen a lot of history here in the Nation's Capital, and its current incarnation is versatile, sleek and compact with sunny front windows that receive lots of morning light.
The unit is equipped with cable, WiFi, a 43" smart TV, a Bose stereo and a full-size washer/dryer. A peaceful, private, walled garden with three water features in the rear and a small gas-powered wood stove in the living room further enhance the unit's unique charm. A four-top table converts to seat six, and four extra folding chairs are stored in the coat closet. In addition to the queen-size bed in the bedroom, the sofa converts to a full size bed that sleeps two.
If you prefer to dine at home, you have everything you need to cook and serve a seated dinner for six. In the kitchen, coffee, tea, creamer, sugar, spices, oil and vinegar. Dish and laundry soap are provided. In the bath you'll find shampoo, conditioner, soap, a blow-dryer and clean towels. Bed linens are provided. Inquire about additional maid service if you need it. There is a grocery store, a convenience store, and a liquor store within a block, and up 14th Street there is a Whole Foods and a Trader Joe's.
There is street parking and on request, a Zone 2 residential parking permit is provided, at no charge, and is good for 2 weeks of unlimited residential parking in Ward 2 which includes Chinatown, Penn Quarter, Downtown, Dupont Circle and Georgetown among many other desirable destinations in N.W. Washington. You will need to provide your vehicle's plate number and state prior to your arrival when requesting the pass. There is a Capital Bikeshare across the street and Zipcar rental locations nearby.
The owner, Tom, lives on site and is available to provide help and answer additional questions during your stay. Welcome!