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Stunning DC 2 lvl w/ private patio
Stunning DC 2 lvl w/ private patio
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths

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My place is in the heart of DC, set in a funky & historic neighborhood, w/ easy access to famous landmarks & excellent restaurants, museums and shops. You’ll love my place because of the open layout, the large private patio, the high ceilings, and the luxurious yet cosy accommodations.

The space

This 1200 square foot 2 story condo feels just like a DC row home, maintaining character without sacrificing any modern amenities. The row home was completely gutted and rebuilt in 2014 into two condos, to include this space. There is a large (25 x 20 ft) outdoor back patio with a grill and fantastic outdoor furniture. The first floor is an open layout with the dining room, kitchen and living room all one open area. There is also a half bath on the main level.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. One has a bathtub and shower; the other has a shower with a bench. The back bedroom has a balcony overlooking the back patio.

Guest access

Laundry, patio, kitchen, etc.

Interaction with guests

As often as needed

Other things to note

This is NOT a party home. There are strict rules about noise levels and hours for backyard patio usage. Do not reserve my home if you intend to be loud during your stay. I live in a neighborhood and belong to a condo association that does not tolerate loud noise or music, or ANY drunken behavior. Please make sure to review my house rules prior to booking your stay, and please reach out to me with any questions or concerns!

Amenities
Family/Kid Friendly
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Essentials
Prices
Extra people £19 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee £58
Security Deposit £386
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 air mattress
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

NOISE: There are absolutely no parties, loud gatherings, or events allowed in my home. This includes any loud dinners/ music/ pregaming/ night caps by people in your party of 6 or less. My condo association strictly prohibits loud music or noise after 10 pm Sunday - Thursday, and after 11 pm on Friday and Saturday. Each complaint of a noise violation will result in a $250 fine.

VACUUM: Vacuum the main floor downstairs and bedrooms prior to departure.

BATHROOMS: Please use a paper towel to remove hair from drain in shower and tub. Use paper towel or swiffer to wipe up all hair from bathroom floors and surfaces. Swiffer is located in mechanical closet between the half bath and the refrigerator.

TRASH: Empty trashcans (all three bathrooms and kitchen trash under sink).
Place trash outside in the green bin marked with "158" just inside the fence upstairs. The same goes for recycling (bin is located behind trash can under kitchen sink).

LINENS: Strip linens from beds and place in white laundry bins in each room.

TOWELS: Place all used towels in white laundry bins in each room. If you are feeling ambitious, you can wash them! :)

DISHES: Place any used dishes that haven't been washed in the dishwasher, and run the dishwasher prior to departure.

BOOKS: If you have removed any books from the bookshelves, please put them back in their original location! I will be verifying that all books are accounted for, and if any are missing (or anything else in the home is missing or damaged) you will be charged $50 per missing book.

VISITORS: No unauthorized guests/visitors. You must clear any guests with me prior to your stay.

GENERAL RULE: Please care for my home as if it were your own! :) Thank you in advance for being a respectful and wonderful guest.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - My front door is located down one flight of stairs. There are two levels in my home. Living/Kitchen/Dining downstairs; bedrooms/laundry upstairs.
No parking on property - Street parking is available out front- unlimited on weekends, and two hour parking during the week. For extended stays, contact me for a pass.
Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

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Adam User Profile
October 2017
Alexandra’s house was as quaint and cute as the couple who hosted me. From the moment I arrived with a personal tour of the perfectly clean apartment it felt like home. In the evening I made tea and sat at the oversized island to relax and read one of the best book collections I have ever seen. I would welcome an opportunity to stay here again. 5 stars all around.

Jodi User Profile
September 2017
Great place and perfect host. I paid too much because my friends arrived late and was refunded the money immediately without asking. The house is beautiful and comfortable. Everything was perfect.

Briana User Profile
September 2017
Alexandra's place was gorgeous and the pictures online don't do it justice. The private patio is also a HUGE plus. The space was extremely clean/tidy and Alexandra made sure that we were checked in and comfortable. She was also very responsive and accommodating whenever I had questions. I was with a group of 6 and we had plenty of space to mingle with each other (2 floors) and sleep comfortably. The location of the apartment/condo was within walking distance from Howard and only a 10-15 minute Uber ride from downtown, the monuments and anywhere we needed to go during our stay. I'll definitely be looking to stay at Alexandra's place the next time I'm in D.C.!

Richard User Profile
August 2017
My family and I had a great stay here. It was a quiet place to grill, have some dinner and relax after a long day touring the Capitol area. For convenience, we used Uber and Lyft to get where we we're going.

Erin User Profile
August 2017
Absolutely wonderful place to stay in DC!

Aleks User Profile
June 2017
The area was beautiful, as was the home. Everything was clean and modern. It was only a short walk from public transport, and a short drive from downtown. If I'm in D.C. again, I will definitely be staying here!

Elisabeth User Profile
June 2017
Alexandra's place was modern and spacious enough for our group of 6. We loved the location (near Howard and easy to get around using Uber/Lyft). Very comfy beds made for some happy and well-rested friends. It was easy to communicate with Alexandra and she was very helpful and responsive. Would definitely stay here again!

Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesJoined in October 2014
Alexandra User Profile

I'm a responsible and fun-loving D.C. native who loves to travel, but also loves to be at home. Reading, exploring, and spending time with my amazing family are some of my favorite things to do. Whether it's in the mountains or on the ocean, at home or abroad, I treasure each and every place I visit, and all of the wonderful people I meet.

I look forward to welcoming you into my home, visiting yours, and will be a very respectful and hospitable host and guest.

Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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