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A Block To Metro - Steps To Eastern Market, Perfect For Visiting DC"""

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 116 m²
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 6 Full House. Lovely Back Patio And Garden

Come to DC enjoy it all in style. Stay within walking distance to all the major attractions but be in the heart of the Village of Capitol Hill.

Perfectly located a block from the Eastern Market Metro, a block from the Eastern Market and steps to all the Great Restaurants of 8th Street!

You will love being able to walk the 10 minutes to the U. S Capitol, the House and Senate Office buildings and all the Mall then come then come back to a quiet neighborhood home and relax in the rear patio.

Fully furnished, spacious executive home with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths on the 2nd floor. En-suite Master bedroom suite has large closets and spacious walk in shower. There are two more bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other a full bed and an additional full bath. A full size front loading washer and dryer is up there as well.

Downstairs the Kitchen is outfitted with Amish made cabinetry and granite counter tops. My home is decorated with design and comfort in mind throughout.

Open plan Dining Room/Living room lead to French doors that open to a large back patio and garden with a Grill, perfect for outdoor relaxing.

8 blocks or less from the US Capitol, Senate office buildings, Library of Congress and the Supreme Court. Easy walk to the Mall, the Monuments and the Smithsonian museums. Pentagon, Arlington, Dupont Circle and Georgetown are a quick and easy commute via Metro or the incredibly popular BikeShare program!

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Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Bob

A long-time DC and Hill resident, recently retired, about to take time out and travel. Can't part with my DC home but willing to share it with guests so they can appreciate the Hill as I do. Ask me about my favorite places ...besides the 'Must See's'. The Peacock Room, Yard's Park, 8th & I, The Gargoyle Tour at the National Cathedral ...

Bob purchased this townhome in 2001

Why Bob chose Eastern Market

This is a 'newer' property, built in the 60's (that would be the 1960's not 1860's with great design bones. For me it was all about the location but walking in and seeing the sun streaming thru the east facing French doors to the back garden... I was hooked at first sight.

What makes this townhome unique

Can not possibly be a more convenient location. An easy walk down 'The Hill' (and Metro back UP) to spend the day at the museums and sights. Visit at the Nations Capitol and all the world class museums then return back to a village setting with restaurants and small town convenience.

Such a great neighborhood, Eastern Market for old fashioned Merchant Stall shopping (Butcher, Bakery, Cheese Monger, Seafood, Pasta vendor, Vegetables), an Organic Supermarket 2 blocks South ('Yes' Organics). Walk to either of 2 artisan coffee shops or a Starbucks or even a Dunkin Donuts a block away. The true 'Heart' of our community is the weekly Arts/Crafts and Farmers Market on Sat & Sun. Everyone at least walks thru the stalls to see what the world has on offering and to catch up with the neighbors over coffee and fresh donuts or the famous Blueberry Pancakes at the Market Lunch in Eastern Market.. be adventurous.. try the Scrapple!

There are over 2 dozen places to eat on the blocks of Pennsylvania Ave and on Barracks Row, Gastro Pubs, Sports Bars, Restaurants, Oyster Houses, gelatto, cupcakes, sidewalk cafe, rooftop beer gardens you won't be able to sample them all in one visit. But best of all, every time you come 'Home' you get to see the Capitol Dome just a few blocks away letting you know you are truly in DC.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A Perfect "Homebase" for exploring DC. We walked many miles, experienced many new and historic places together as a family and felt at peace when we returned her for the evening. We appreciate you "Heart" to us and others as we experienced the area.
Jul 2017
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation townhome rental in Eastern Market

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 116 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared Hall Bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ensuite Master, Amish-built custom cabinets, walk-in Shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs powder room filled with local art
  • Soap, Shampoo, paper products etc provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Murphy Bed with new double Mattress
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ensuite Master, Large Closets, Walk-In Shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large Closet Space, Full Door access to a private Back Deck
  • En-Suite Master, Large Closets, Walk in Shower in Master. Extra pillows stored in each bedroom
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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A Block To Metro - Steps To Eastern Market, Perfect For Visiting DC
average rating of 4.9322033 based on 60 reviews

Great spot with plenty of restaurants close by.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed this comfortable three bedroom home. The furnishings were nice, it was comfortable and it was truly close to everything you need. We walked to dinner every night. There was Wonderfull Italian, American and Greek food, all just up the street, not to mention Trader Joe's and Starbucks. Some blackout blinds in the front and rear bedrooms would be nice, as the new apartment building across the street has spotlights that light up the front bedroom, but otherwise, clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: 16-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and property.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home base to explore tourist sites and enjoy local restaurants. Comfortable, clean and airy. Back yard looked quite inviting to enjoy a sip, but weather didn't cooperate... next time. Bourbon Cafe is a sure bet for coffee and breakfast, and Cava Mezze is a tasty small-plate Greek restaurant on 8th St.

  • Submitted: 23-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Homey home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This Home was great at the end of busy days of sightseeing. The metro was very close and even accommodated a rented handicap scooter for an injured member of our party. The Eastern Market was just around the corner and great for purchasing fresh fruits and veggies, fresh eggs and bread...even freshly made paninis and yummy soup. The weekend at the market moth more produce, crafts and other goodies were fun. On those nights we ate out there were abundant choices within 2-5 blocks. Very convenient location. Comfortable surroundings and very clean and orderly. Bob was a great host and has even offered to mail a forgotten sweater to me. Nice experience.

  • Submitted: 5-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and great house!

  • 5 of 5

Great central location within walking distance to the Capitol and many nearby restaurants and shops. A very comfortable place to come to in the evening after s busy day in the city. Thanks for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Property

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here in October 2017 while on business travel (and decided to bring my family with me so they could enjoy the sights while I worked). This was the perfect property - a truly fantastic location with so many restaurants within a few blocks walking distance, as well as the Eastern Market metro stop only a block away, which made the rest of D.C. completely accessible. Bob, the owner, was super accommodating and courteous when we met him upon check-in. The property is extremely comfortable and well-appointed. Will definitely return for my next trip!

  • Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was wonderful to see the Capital everyday. Location, PERFECT.

  • 5 of 5

We had to move furniture a little so we would not fall down the step to front rm. No screens in back bedroom and door to back yard. Water damage is bad BUT saying all that your place is lovley. We would stay again.

  • Submitted: 5-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Washington National Airport
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Eastern Market Metro
Car: not necessary

Minutes from both local and National landmarks. Base your visit in a warm and vibrant neighborhood location yet be only a few minutes walk to the Capitol and the National Mall. There are numerous grocery stores, restaurants and shopping within walking distance. The area is indeed a 'Walkers Paradise" and even has two racks of bright red CitiBike public bicycles a block from the door. This is a comfortable and well-appointed family friendly historic house that even has a back patio and grill.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation townhome rental in Eastern Market

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2018
May 20 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$153.74
Damage Insurance C$75.59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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