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Historic DC: THE MONROE HOUSE in Arts District

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 92 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Intown: 2 Bedrooms/1.5 Baths Detached House 3 Blks To Metro + DRIVEWAY

GREAT IN TOWN NEIGHBORHOOD:

Large 2 bedroom whole HOUSE: 3 level short blk's to the Redline Metro, then 5 quick stops to Downtown/Smithsonian Mall. Fully renovated 1896 circa house, contemporary/fully furnished, clean, sunny & bright, DRIVEWAY for off street parking, easy access to museums & tourist sites.

THE MONROE HOUSE is in the heart of a new Arts District, and has a big yard, big back deck, gas grill, is nicely done. Convenient neighborhood. Nice neighborhood with lots of personality.

GROCERIES/FOOD

3 blocks to Outdoor food markets Saturdays & Tuesday

5 blocks to large Yes! Organic market

2 blocks to CVS drug store and full strip of shops

12+ restaurants within a 5 block walk

Vegetable beds in our yard with 3 seasons of picking

LARGE TWO BEDROOM WHOLE HOUSE: 3 beds (twins can become a KING), also separate office in sun room, plus second desk. Beautiful renovated full bathroom. Half bath on 1st floor. All appliances: including microwave, washer/dryer. Linens and vegetable garden included. Large Kitchen, full dining room. WIFI, cable, washer/dryer, coffee maker, full kitchen, hair dryer, comfortable and fresh. Large private landscaped yard. Pick vegetables from our garden. Lots of outdoor living furniture. Sunny and bright indoors and out.

RESTAURANTS: A Dozen In The Neighborhood:

- Brookland’s Finest (one of my favorites)

- Steel Plate (nice small bar & restaurant)

- Brookland Pint (great microbrew beer, big outdoor seating in arts row)

- Smith Public Trust (small outdoor seating in back, bands sometimes)

- &Pizza (amazing selection of 3 minute individual pizzas in zillion combos)

- Halsa Restaurant (new foodie spot)

- Barnes & Noble Café (large seating to much on pastries)

- Bus Boys & Poets (great restaurant, event space, bookstore)

- Potbelly Soups & Salads (wholesome food at carryout prices)

- Menomali (great Neapolitan)

- San Antonio Grill (& bar: Mexican)

- Brookland Cafe (Americana Lite)

- Askale Cafe: (delicious Ethiopian)

And lots more: Subway + ordinary pizza carry outs & more

with lots of Vegetarian options at restaurants.

ARTS DISTRICT:

Arts Studio shops open to the public on weekends: 27 studios at Monroe Market on the other side of the Metro. Summer, spring & Fall this courtyard hosts a large outdoor food markets, from artisan breads to cheese, vegetable to local farm meats, crafted candies to regional fruit. Second outdoor market on Tuesday 4-7 p.m. by the big Metro bridge, 3 seasons a year. Edgewood Arts Center & Dance Place across the street from the Arts Walk host arts events constantly. Neighborhood is host to murals and public gardens.

TRANSPORTATION:

- Park in our driveway

- Metro station 3 short flat blocks away: Redline subway (& buses)

- Rent a car in the neighborhood at Enterprise Rent a Car or ZIPcar or Car2GO

- Capital City bike rental in neighborhood OR store your own bike in our greenhouse off the deck

- Walking and bicycle path to downtown from neighborhood

- Use our driveway or rent a car in the neighborhood and avoid the high car rental at the airport

- Easy airport access from BWI, Dulles & National Airports--inexpensive subway access from the last

RECREATION IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

- Bike Trail & City Bike, inexpensive bike rental

- Yoga & Tai Chi studios with single classes

- Huge new playground with water park & creative climbing equipment

- Public Tennis courts

- Running track in huge green field with workout stations

- Franciscan Monastery Gardens 2 blocks away

- Dance Place: classes and performances 4 blocks away

- Large new rec center 7 blks. with Olympic size pool & hot tub 7$ a person for non-residents

- National Park 1 block away: Bunker Hill Park - part of forts to defend city in Civil War

- 3 universities nearby: Catholic University, Howard Divinity School & Trinity University

- Bicycle path to downtown & bicycle rental in 3 blks.

OTHER AMENITIES:

- Two gas stations in neighborhood

- 2 different Outdoor Farmers Markets: 3 seasons with artisan bread and fresh farm produce

- Banks, drug store, markets--organic and otherwise

- Murals, playground, ball field for running

- Art studio open to public on weekends

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD:

Lovely old homes, historic neighborhood book on Brookland from Arcadia Publishing, co authored by home owner. A historic crossroads village that became known as 'Little Rome,' has many home with signage that tells the story of the important African Americans that lived here--top leaders in the Johnston administration.Franciscan Monastery Gardens are 3 blocks away and open to the public. A ten minute drive away is the huge National Arboretum. The largest shrine in the U.S., sixth largest in the world, is up the street. Architecturally interesting neighborhood.

EXTRAs: 4 Metro Smartcards (needed to avoid 1$ per ride surcharge)

MORE INFO at my dedicated website for the house: www.VacationHouseDC.com

More Details

Owner
Rosie Dempsey
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Brookland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Beautifully renovated, European radiator, counter sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Sink, mirror
  • Half bath on first floor. Full bath on second floor by bedrooms. Hair Dryer Linens Cabinets Toilet paper
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Back Bedroom: closet, bureau, side tables, lamps
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Side tables/easy chair/lamps/ceiling fans/extra mattress
  • Main Bedroom: large room, double bed, mirrored wall, cable tv, WIFI, bureau, closet Back Bedroom can be made into a KING
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Location

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Little Ricky's
Nearest Train
0.15 Miles
Subway Metro
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Baltimore Washington Parkway & 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Menomali & San Antonio Grill
Car: not necessary

RESTAURANTS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

- Menomali (great neapolitan pizza)

- San Antonio Grill (& bar)

- Little Ricky's (newly opened Cuban)

- Brookland Cafe

Lots more: Carryouts & vegetarian options.

TRANSPORTATION:

- park in our driveway

- metro station 3 blocks away: Redline subway (& buses)

- rent a car in the neighborhood at enterprise rent a car or Zipcar

- capital city bike rental in neighborhood or store your own bike in our greenhouse off the deck

- walking and bicycle path to downtown from neighborhood

- use our driveway or rent a car in the neighborhood and avoid the high car rental at the airport

- easy airport access from bwi and national airports--inexpensive subway access. $30 cab from airport

RECREATION IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

- national park 1 block away: bunker hill park

- franciscan monastery gardens 2 blocks away

- dance place: classes and performances 4 blocks away

- large new rec center 5 blks. With Olympic size pool

- bicycle path to downtown & bicycle rental in 3 blks.

OTHER AMENITIES:

- two gas stations in neighborhood

- outdoor farmers market 3 seasons with artisan bread and fresh farm produce

- banks, drug store, markets--organic and otherwise

- murals, playground, ball field for running

NEARBY: 10 MINUTES OR LESS

- National Arboretum: Bonzai and many gardens, free

- Anderson Cottage-- use by Lincoln and 4 other presidents: museum free, tour requires reservations/$15

-Franciscan Monastery: gardens and tour, free--3 blks.

- three universities nearby, including catholic university, Howard divinity school & trinity univ.

HISTORIC BROOKLAND:

Lovely old homes, historic neighborhood book on Brookland from Arcadia publishing, co authored by home owner. A historic crossroads village that became known as 'little rome,' has many home with signage that tells the story of the important african Americans that lived here--top leaders in the Johnston administration. A ten minute drive away is the huge national arboretum. The largest shrine in the u.S., sixth largest in the world, is up the street. Architecturally interesting neighborhood. The Monroe was built in 1896!

EXTRAS:

No cleaning fee on rentals of 6 days or more.

Taxes included, no extra fees.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Brookland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
THANKSGIVING
Nov 23 2017 - Dec 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
C$308
C$1,851
 
 
EARLY WINTER
Dec 4 2017 - Dec 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$216
From
C$247
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,234
C$4,319
 
 
HOLIDAYS
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$278
From
C$308
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,851
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
C$216
C$1,357
C$4,936
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$123.39
Damage Deposit C$308.48

$ 250 security deposit
$ 100 cleaning fee
Rate is based on maximum of 4 people, additional fees for more guests: must have advance notice.
Special offers negotiable

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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