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Live like a local at this signature DC Rowhome, close to it all!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 111 m²
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Three Bedroom House, Sleeps 9

• Walk Score 94 (daily errands accomplished on foot)

• 5min by car to downtown Washington DC

• Smart HDTV w cable + Netflix in living room

• Amazon's Alexa at your service on the Echo

• 105MBPS Wi-Fi

• Free Parking

• Kid- and family-friendly rental

Make your D.C. trip one you won’t soon forget after booking this renovated 2-story, 3-bedroom row home. Enjoy all of the comforts at home during your stay at this stylish, spacious, and comfortable home that truly has it all.

The Space:

Avoid a cramped hotel room and truly enjoy your next D.C. vacation with a stay at this beautiful and spacious 2-story row home. You’ll find that comfort and privacy abound in this private home, which offers luxurious amenities and that extra special touch you won’t find at other rentals in the area.

The central location puts you close to all of the fun, excitement, and history found in the city while providing you with plenty of space for relaxation. You’ll be located in an up-and-coming neighborhood that showcases the diversity that Washington D.C has become known for. Step through the front door and you’ll immediately notice the open and spacious floor plan, beautiful hardwood floors throughout, and tastefully-appointed furnishings. Enjoy talking with the family in the living room, or put on a favorite show and movie on the LCD flat-panel TV with cable. A beautiful fireplace completes the common area.

Just off the living room is a dining area with seating for four. Enjoy a quick breakfast before visiting D.C.’s family landmarks, or enjoy a dinner prepared in the fully-stocked kitchen. The updated kitchen includes granite countertops, stainless appliances including dishwasher and gas range, and is fully stocked with essentials including cookware, place settings, and utensils. The kitchen also features a touchscreen Keurig® K350 2.0 coffee maker with K-Cups for a quick and delicious cup of coffee.

Your family will rest in comfort in one of three bedrooms. The Master bedroom has a Queen bed, the second bedroom has a twin daybed with trundle, and the third bedroom also has a twin bed with twin trundle. The living room futon folds down into a single bed, an ottoman pulls out for additional sleeping space, and a Queen size extra-thick air mattress with a built-in pump can be set up in just minutes to accommodate a total of nine guests. All beds are fitted with microfiber sheets and thick, plush comforters to provide peaceful rest for everyone.

There are 2.5 bathrooms in the home, with one that features a Jacuzzi tub for ultimate relaxation. You’ll love the extras that are designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible, including plush bathrobes, bath towels, shampoo, hair dryer, and other toiletries. A washer and dryer are available in the home, along with detergent and fabric softener sheets for your convenience.

A whole-home intercom system allows you to talk between rooms to other guests, and you can enjoy your favorite music through the Bluetooth-enabled Harman Kardon speakers, which work with your phone, iPod, or tablet.

After hitting the town, you can kick back and relax by watching HD Xfinity cable, or surf the web with high-speed 105 Mbps Wi-Fi. You can also enjoy the great outdoors with the shared backyard, which features a patio set and hammock for your enjoyment.

Guest Access:

Guests have access to the entire two-story home, providing plenty of privacy and room to spread out. The cozy backyard space, furnished with patio seating, is also available for use, but it is a shared space, so please be courteous to the neighbors and keep the space clean.

The home is equipped with a keypad entry system that allows you to come and go without the hassle of carrying a key. All codes are changed after checkout, providing guests with safety and security.

Interaction with Guests:

I travel for business and do not live in the home, so my access to phone calls may be limited during your stay. However, I will do my best to provide you with timely and prompt responses via the app when needed, while also giving you space and privacy during your stay.

The Neighborhood:

You’ll be surrounded by visitors and residents from all walks of life in this home, which is located in an ethnically and culturally diverse area of the city. The location doesn’t get any better than this centrally-located home, which is walking distance to tourist attractions, cafes, shops and restaurants. Talk a short walk to explore this culturally-diverse neighborhood, or rent a bike at the nearby bikeshare station. The home is also located near two Metro Stations, providing you with affordable and easy access to all areas of the city.

Getting Around:

The Capital Bikeshare Station is located within walking distance to explore landmarks, shopping, and dining options while enjoying the fresh air. For longer trips, there are two Metro Stations located within one mile from the home. There are also two bus stops located within walking distance, and Uber carsharing services are available in the area. For your own vehicle, there is no designated parking, but street parking is available in the vicinity.

Other Things to Note:

The backyard space is a shared space, so please make sure to be courteous to the neighbors. The backyard is also not covered in the cleaning fee, so while we want you to enjoy yourself, please keep this area clean during your stay.

House Rules:

• No smoking

• Not suitable for pets

• No parties or events

• Check in is anytime after 4PM

More Details

Owner
Karl
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2018

About Karl

I am the proud parent of three awesome people. My eldest son, who's now 17 years old. Yikes! How'd that happen??? :-), and of course my twins, who are excelling in character.

I love capturing life in still form, therefore photography has been my second love for many years.

All-in-all, I believe that people are inherently good, and would like to enjoy life as much as possible. For those with whom I come in contact, I'd like to be a part of what makes your life enjoyable.

These are the qualities and priorities which defines me. Let's make your stay enjoyable.

Why Karl chose Truxton Circle

Few areas in DC truly put you this close to all of DC's attractions. This home has 2 train stops within half a mile and near-immediate access to a taxi or Uber to get you anywhere in minutes. And though our proximity to everything is a huge benefit, we've done everything to make the place feel like home.

Each bed has been covered with comfortable sheets and cozy blankets and pillows. The kitchen has modern stainless steel appliances and a full set of pots and pans to help you feel at home.

And if those things aren't enough, please let us know. We're anxious to make your stay as great as possible and earn your 5 star rating.

What makes this house unique

We are poised and ready to meet your needs. Let us know.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The home was clean beforehand. In spite of the major discount we provided, we didn't expect our home (bedding, dinning chairs, upholstery, etc) to be destroyed. We are disappointed and hope that no other homeowner has to experience the kind of out-of-pocket expense and mental anguish that we did. Thirteen people?! That's far more than any one hotel room can accommodate.
Oct 2015
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Truxton Circle

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet , tub
    - toilet , tub
    - toilet
  • 1/2 bath on first floor. 2 full baths on second floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 twin/ single , 1 twin/ single
    - 1 twin/ single , 1 twin/ single
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Please note that the ottoman sleeps ONE; the queen blow up mattress sleeps TWO.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Reviews

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Live like a local at this signature DC Rowhome, close to it all!
average rating of 4.2105265 based on 23 reviews
Lexington Park, Maryland
1

Cute house but way over priced - RENTERS BEWARE

  • 1 of 5

Took the family to DC to propose to my now fiance, for 2 nights cost nearly a grand, and was shocked at the condition of the house for the price payed. Being I was soon to be engaged, I didn't want to let it affect my proposal weekend but it did.

I get old houses have issues, and I've stayed in some rough places, but not for the money that was paid.

Please know that the below discrepancies are constructive feedback, with the sole purpose of providing information for you. I hope that you take this information with an open heart and are understanding. I'm not sure the last time you've been able to see the property hence such a comprehensive list, as I wanted to make sure you were aware of the current conditions.

- Water leak appears to be coming from Master Bathroom and drips water onto the kitchen table.

- Master bath Jacuzzi tub isn't sanitary due to mold build up in jets... With that much mold build up, there is likely mold on the interior of the jets and interior hoses (which is not visible).

- Mold buildup on caulk of showers. Showers need to be recaulked.

- Living room chaise - Big stain at the foot of the chaise.

- Guest Shower has standing water while showering. There is a back up somewhere in the drain/ pipes. I'm not a germaphobe but it felt very gross on my feet/ ankles when I showered as they felt slimy. Due to the leak in master bath and the back up on the guest shower, we waited until we came home to shower again. The slimy feeling stuff is likely coming from the floor mat that stays installed on the shower floor, or from the drain.

- Guest bathroom (2nd floor), has broken TP dispenser on vanity, a stand-up one has been put in its place.

- Guest Bathroom (2nd floor), the door lock is missing from the handle and lock is inoperable.

- Guest Bathroom (1st floor), with inoperable lock.

- Guest Bathroom (1st floor), the toilet is centered between the 2 walls, however, it is off by a 5-10 degree angle. Not problematic, however very awkward to use.

- Master bedroom door cannot be fully closed. On a night after a proposal, it would have been nice to have a master bedroom with a door that closed and locked!

- Guest bedroom (middle) Slat in bed is broken near the head of the bed. It is not noticeable until you remove the trundle bed from below, at which time once any weight is applied the entire mattress sinks down 12"

Blow up mattress (white), has a small leak and will not stinflated

THERE'S MORE RAN OUT OF SPAC

  • Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jon, and I'm deeply sorry I didn't meet your expectations this go 'round. I want all prospective guests to know that all of the issues Jon highlighted were in the process of repair, and have at the time ALL of them have been addressed. House is back in tip-top condition! Unlucky timing for Jon, but his feedback is very much appreciated for the overall improvement of my home, allowing me to provide what I strive for which is the very best stay I can for my guests.
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5

It was perfect for us. And fun too

  • 5 of 5

We spent the night at this home and it was good for us, the person we met when we checked in was so helpful and nice too. Love you all so much.

  • Submitted: 9-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Karl was great start to finish. Had a conference at the Washington convention center and the property was close to that as well as everything else. My 3 little girls loved the house. Small market store right across the street with a very friendly owner. Overall great time had by all, thank you!!!!

  • Submitted: 7-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice condo in an evolving neighborhood!

  • 4 of 5

Good digs.

  • Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious, beautiful and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Karl's home was wonderful on all levels! Location was no more than 15 minutes away from our sightseeing stops, home itself was beautiful and comfortable, perfect amount of space for two small families like ours (4 adults, 3 children ages 7, 8, and 9). Nothing too fragile in the home to make us concerned about having our kiddos there. Towels and clean linen (even robes and slippers) were provided and we felt completely at home!

Only slight challenge is parking because there's no parking in front of the home. Fortunately the home is near the corner street with a fire hydrant so we quickly parked there to load/unload. Otherwise, street parking was not so horrible - the furthest we parked was about 2 blocks away, which we felt fine with because there were plenty of folks walking around the neighborhood too.

Karl has exceptional customer service and was always responsive to emails - he has been the most engaged owner I have communicated with while renting vacation homes.

Karl, many thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us - we will definitely look for your home again the next time we're back in DC!

  • Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweetwater, TX
5

We loved the place

  • 5 of 5

At first glance, we were concerned about bars on the front door. However, those concerns were quickly dispelled once we got inside. While there is a hint of the history of the place here and there, it has been remodeled into a current townhouse dwelling which has been tastefully decorated, comfortably furnished and fully provisioned. The Jacuzzi tub was a nice bonus. We communicated with Rasheid, Yvette and Eden (his assistants?) at various times before and during our stay. In every case, they were responsive, cordial an effective related to any issues (and we didn't really have many at all). The neighborhood felt safe, was convenient to Metro and has a number of eating establishments within a short walk. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: 11-Nov-2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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