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Capitol Hill: Walk to Everything. Bikes, Parking. We have two units.

46 Reviews
People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Hill East - 2nd Story at Home on the Hill

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

If my 2nd Story is booked, please try my first floor unit: 357360, I have another great space there! City living and an organic environment make this apartment the perfect experience—right in the historic district of Capitol Hill, in the prestigious Lincoln Park neighborhood, a short walk or bike to everything! This charming 1912 corner row house is a historic renovated corner barbershop, with a private entrance, 900 square feet of sunny living space with high ceilings, full sunlight through nine large windows that face east, south and west.

The apartment has all bamboo floors; new kitchen with stainless appliances, recycled-paper countertops, and cabinets made of local wood; big bath with tumbled marble tile and new sink, toilet and tub/shower, extra-capacity front loading washer-dryer; a large private bluestone patio with eating area; organic herb garden outside your front door; organic vegetable garden (help yourself) next to patio; a shed with 4 bikes; organic bedding; plant-filled windowsills; complimentary natural bath products and organic pantry items.

There is a bus stop on the block, and it is a ten-minute walk to the orange-line metro at Eastern Market and then just one stop to the Capitol and the beginning of the Smithsonian Mall. Take a ten to twenty minute walk to a variety of neighborhoods (including Barracks Row, Eastern Market, Pennsylvania Ave, Lincoln Park and more) that offer shops, restaurants, and services. If you love to walk, take a leisurely stroll through the historic houses and gardens of East Capitol Street and arrive at the doorstep of the Capitol. We also have bicycles for you to use-- a fun and free way to tour the city, if you are so inclined!

Step outside to stroll the quiet, charming, and safe neighborhood, or picnic on our large grassy yard amidst the scent of lilacs and forsythia. Explore the great neighborhood, which offers a wide-open tree-lined green space as well as an upscale restaurant and corner market that features Polyface Farms meats and more. Great restaurant options are everywhere-- and you can walk a few blocks to shop for groceries at Yes Organic Market and Eastern Market, plus full-size grocery store six blocks away. Take pleasure in the kind of neighborhood experience that Capitol Hill will offer at every turn.

The neighborhood is quiet and peaceful at night. Adding to your comfort: yoga mat and instructional DVDs, organic cotton sheets, a special shower head to filter out the chlorine, organic cotton towels, a filtered water pitcher for pure drinking water, and leafy-green plants to naturally cleanse toxins from the air. You will breathe easy, stay healthy, and rest well here. There's also the convenience of wireless internet access, a printer/scanner/copier, unlimited local and long-distance calling, a flat-panel TV with cable and DVD player, and a diverse selection of DVDs.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jo Rasi (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks English

About Jo Rasi

I've lived for 20 years in DC area, and for 8 on Capitol Hill. I worked at the Library of Congress (9 years) and other government and non-profit arts organizations. I love all the free arts and culture in DC! I'm happy to offer bike tours of Capitol Hill.

Jo Rasi purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Jo Rasi chose Washington DC

This house (walking distance to tourist spots and more) is a rare find in DC: a corner property with no abutting houses on three sides, so lots of windows that are open to light and air, and surrounded by a large yard and patio. The enclosed yard has an organic garden-- help yourself to all kinds of herbs and more while you stay. Bikes, parking, lots of closet space, washer-dryer, and walking distance to so much to do and see.

What makes this apartment unique

Large gorgeous patio for grilling (gas grill) and eating outside; safe well-lighted neighborhood; strolling to parks, restaurants and the National Mall; high ceilings; big windows; lots of flowering trees and great gardens.

Reviews

4.9
based on 46 holidaymaker reviews

Capitol Hill: Walk to Everything. Bikes, Parking. We have two units.
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 46 reviews
5

Great stay in Capitol Hill!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was perfect for a 2 night stay to attend a conference downtown. Close to Union Station, beautiful, tree-lined street, and comfortable bed and sofa bed made it perfect for two colleagues bunking in together. Jo was extremely helpful and accommodating, and really easy to get a hold of throughout.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

It was as advertised and the hostess was very friendly and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very pleasant stay in this beautifully decorated and well maintained apartment.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment, beautifully and simply decorated, well maintained, surrounded by indoor, as well as outdoor plants, offers privacy, yet, within a short walk through the delightful residential neighborhood, which leads to either public transportation, or a short drive, it is also in proximity of the commercial, entertaining, as well as the cultural life of the city, a best combination for a fulfilling vacation. The owner was excellent in providing all the necessary information and help, if needed, to renters. Although my stay was work related, I enjoyed my visit as if on vacation! Will stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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5

Perfect spot for our DC vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Jo's apartment so much, we can't wait to return! It was the perfect spot to relax after a long day of walking and sightseeing. The apartment was full of books and games that kept our children (ages 8 & 6) thoroughly entertained. The trip to Eastern Market to catch the Metro was an easy walk in a nice neighborhood, and there were plenty of shops nearby to pick up groceries or take-out. The apartment was sunny and spacious and was quieter than we expected. The supplied parking permit was nice to have - we were able to park right outside the apartment for the week that we were there. The kitchen was well-stocked, and after a small trip to the market we were able to prepare nearly all of our meals there for the week which really helped us keep costs down. Jo was a very responsive host and worked to make sure all of our needs were met. We would highly recommend this property to others and hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

would stay here again!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Jo was so accommodating even came Easter sunday to give us some treats. :) The rental was exactly what we were looking for. Not far from the heart of D.C. Would come back here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Clean and Conveniently Located

  • 5 of 5

Jo's home is conveniently located and a great space for families. She thought of every detail and every little thing we might need. She's responsive and helpful. The home is located a quick walk from Eastern Market metro and the Capitol. The neighborhood is safe and beautiful. You'll love staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
DCA (Regan National Airport)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
dozens of bars at Eastern Market & H Street
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Boat Tours leaving from Georgetown
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
East Potomac Park
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Union Station: Amtrak/Metro. Eastern Market: Metro
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 295
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Ninella
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Eastern Shore

Historic landmarks, coffee shops, cafes, open-air markets, Eastern Market, the Capitol, the Library of Congress, Supreme Court, Senate buildings, museums, monuments & exciting neighborhoods of shops, restaurants, theater, galleries, bars and more at Barracks Row, H Street, Eastern Market & Pennsylvania Ave.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Hill East, Washington DC

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£578
for 3 nights
From
£193
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£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,224
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Contact me for rates for stays over two weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Hill East, USA

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub & shower, lots of cabinet space, tumbled marble tiles on floor and in shower, plants, big mirrors, lots of light.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen-size bed with organic mattress, desk, huge closets, private location at the end of the hallway.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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