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The Ledroit Park Carriage house firestatio, c1870. Eat in kitchen seats 10
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Historic Fire Station Loft *Private roofdeck*

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Historic Fire Station Loft *Private roofdeck*

9 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
9 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
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100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
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LeDroit Fire station c1870, is bright, hip and comfortably outfitted. Well equipped for cooking or lounging. Furnished private rooftop. Just three blocks to Shaw/ Howard Metro on yellow line. It is hidden in a quiet backstreet with parking available
Convention center just 8 blocks away or 1 metro stop.
This is the UPPER loft of two separate lofts in historic building. (option to rent the two as 6BR/4BA)
In the heart of the historic U street jazz corridor filled with restaurants and nightlife.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed, 1 single bed, 1 air mattress, 1 floor mattress
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress, 1 crib

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


22 Reviews

Beth User Profile
November 2018
Everything was wonderful. Great location to everything DC! Kyle and Karen were wonderful hosts and very thoughtful in accommodating all of our needs! Would stay there again in a heartbeat!
Derrick User Profile
October 2018
Awesome place with great rooftop space! Cool neighborhood with plenty of nearby bars/restaurants, too. Would make a return trip.
Jace User Profile
October 2018
Great private space close to the heart of D.C. We felt very comfortable and appreciated the private parking the location offered us. Would definitely stay here again.
Tammy User Profile
September 2018
great place. Rooftop is a GREAT relaxing area. Spacious and kitchen had everything we needed. Beds super comfy. There is no real segregation from the lower unit to top unit. Meaning nothing stops the people in lower unit from going up to top. It wasn't a huge issue but …
John User Profile
August 2018
Cool historic place near Howard University hospital. Quiet neighborhood and easy Uber to all the major sites.
Abi User Profile
July 2018
Karen's home is wonderful! It's in a great location close to all of the coolest bars and restaurants in DC. We are locals and had to move out of our apartment unexpectedly and Karen responded quickly to our requests and helped us get settled into her home on extremely short not…
Lindsay User Profile
June 2018
We had a lovely stay! The location was perfect for us and the home was very clean and well-appointed. It was comfortable and spacious as well! Karen & Kyle left restaurant suggestions for us that we loved. They should add Archipelago to their list and it would be perfect, haha!…

Hosted by Karen

Bethesda, Maryland, United StatesJoined in March 2015
Karen User Profile
331 Reviews
Karen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello! We are full time hosts who want to offer an exceptional experience for all our guests. We have been restoring historically significant property for over twenty years. We host a small collection of boutique quality properties: every size property, the largest, a Firestat…
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