Dining room, which overlooks the terrace, and view to the living roomKitchen - coffee, views, well-stocked and ready to go!
Metropolitan Oasis, Whole Enchilada
Hôte : Colleen
Colleen est l'hôte.Colleen est un Superhost.
2 voyageurs
2 chambres
2 lits
1 salle de bain
2 voyageurs
2 chambres
2 lits
1 salle de bain
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De 2 à 12 ans
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- de 2 ans
2 voyageurs au maximum. Les bébés ne sont pas pris en compte dans le nombre de voyageurs.
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Inner tranquility, East Capitol Hill Convenience + Urbanity. This 2 bedroom house with expansive urban yard is perfect for those looking to stay in their own house. Exploring the city is a cinch from this well-located oasis - 19 blocks to the Capitol and a stone's throw from the metro and buses.

Le logement

Welcome to this art-filled urban sanctuary located on a city avenue, a couple of blocks from the blue, orange and silver lines metro and easily accessible by major thoroughfares and highways. We are close to public transportation in addition to the metrorail – bus stop across the street, bike share within 6 blocks, as well as easy on-street parking and gated driveway.

I live and work on premises; this rental is for the main house. I may be occupying and/or working in the basement, which has a separate entrance from the main house; if that is the case, I'll do my best to stay out of your way -- unless you need me of course! Please see my other listing, Metropolitan Oasis, for my single room rental. This rental gives you full access to the garden and outdoor space as well as the main floor living area (living room, dining room and kitchen) and the second floor where the bedrooms and bath are. The house has one bathroom – and it’s a beaut! Walk-in shower and deep soaking tub with marble-lined walls. There is a second sleeping area that is open concept, closed at night by graceful drapes – an idea that I first became familiar with at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. The master bedroom is large with its own sitting area and an overall zen-like quality. A separate open sitting area/study divides the master bedroom and the second sleeping area and bathroom. Help yourself to any of the books in the study - there’s quite a range of subjects! You are welcome to fix yourself a meal in the kitchen – two excellent grocery stores are 5 blocks away – and a number of delivery or carry-out options from local restaurants. Original art and specialty finishes throughout the home – yours to enjoy; this does mean, however, that this rental is more suitable to the mature visitor and not really appropriate for wild reveling or children under 12. I know, boo.

Our little corner of the city is 10 blocks from the Barracks Row (home of 2 Michelin-starred restaurants) and Eastern Market restaurants and shops, about 15 blocks from the popular H Street corridor and 19 blocks from the US Capitol. The river is within walking or biking distance and connects to a waterfront trail – which takes you to the Navy Yard, Nationals Ballpark and all of those wonderful new restaurants and parks, not to mention river views. Farther down this trail is the SW Waterfront as well as the Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, MLK Memorial, and the rest of the monumental core. The Mall, Capitol, and main tourist sites can also be directly reached via bike lanes on the neighborhood road system as well, or by bus, metro, cabs and Uber. Or you could choose to hang out on the terrace or read a book in the garden - if we have a bit of a warm spell -- there is an outdoor heater.

Accès des voyageurs

The main floor, second floor, yard and gardens are yours to relax in and enjoy.

Échanges avec les voyageurs

Since this is for the main house, you will have this home to yourself. I may be working or otherwise occupying the basement but it has a separate entrance so hopefully you won't hear a peep out of me! The yard and gardens are shared and you may see me puttering about or mowing the lawn from time to time.

Autres remarques

Although lovingly renovated over many years, this is still an old house with a few quirks and with lots of stairs. The home, yard and garden is mostly pesticide-free and uses organic and natural remedies and products. As is typical of most city rowhomes, this one has stairs inside as well as outside.

Voyage d'affaires
Ce logement propose des équipements adaptés aux voyageurs d'affaires.

Parking gratuit sur place
Télévision par câble
Produits de base

Caution $646 CAD
Communiquez toujours via Airbnb
Pour protéger votre paiement, ne transférez jamais d'argent et n'établissez pas de contact en dehors du site ou de l'application Airbnb.
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Chambre 1
1 lit double
Chambre 2
1 lit double

Règlement intérieur
Non fumeur
Ne convient pas aux animaux
Pas de fête ni de soirée
Ne convient pas aux enfants (0-12 ans)
Heure d'arrivée flexible
Départ avant 12:00

No smoking, drugs, etc. - in other words, please act with respect and behave responsibly which includes cleaning up after yourself and taking care of wood/stone/specialty finishes.

Pets may be welcome - please discuss with me first. Unfortunately I am not compatible with unscheduled overnight visitors or house parties, so please talk to me ahead of time before inviting any guests over so we can determine if I'm OK with this.

I can't believe I have to say this, but no firearms of any sort in this home please unless you are an officer of the law and are required to have a firearm.

The descriptions of the listing are thorough and shall be read.

All parties staying here shall abide by the rules and stated descriptions.


Dispositif de sécurité
Détecteur de fumée
Détecteur de monoxyde de carbone
Kit de premiers secours

Séjour de 2 nuits minimum

6 commentaires

Profil utilisateur de Anderson
octobre 2017
Colleen’s home is beautiful. It was the perfect home away from home. We spent a lot of time in the outdoor space which is a rare find in DC. It is a 2min walk from the Metro and a 10min walk to the grocery store. Both were very convenient! Colleen was a great help with info about the city and was just a text away if we needed anything. If you are allergic to cats, unfortunately this one isn’t for you. We would had preferred Queen sized beds, however overall it was a great stay. Grab this one before someone else books this place!!

Profil utilisateur de Willeen
octobre 2017
Colleen has the perfect place to stage your D.C. Visit! Comfortable and convenient! All the necessary amenities

Profil utilisateur de John
juillet 2017
The whole enchilada is the top banana! Everything is as described or better. Colleen has created an urban retreat which is artful, beautiful and convenient. Parking in the neighborhood is no problem. But with the Armory/Stadium Metro station 2 blocks away we navigated perfectly well without a car. There are great food options nearby at Eastern Market and Barracks Row. The Congressional Cemetery was great for an outing with our young grand-daughter. We've not found a better place to stay in DC, and look forward to coming back!

Profil utilisateur de Teresa
mai 2017
Lovely home and host

Profil utilisateur de Andrew
avril 2017
A fantastic choice for a comfortable and peaceful stay in a beautifully decorated home. Colleen goes out of her way to communicate with her guests and make them feel welcome. This is an AirBNB gem.

Profil utilisateur de Colleen
février 2017
A true oasis! Awesome location just steps from the metro and a beautiful, serene home. There are lovely things to look at in every single room. Oh! And the bathroom is to die for! Colleen is such a thoughtful and considerate host. She made me feel welcome from our very first communication and was in touch throughout my stay to be sure that I had all I needed. Highly recommend staying here if you are coming to DC.

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Washington, District of Columbia, États-UnisMembre depuis juin 2014
Profil utilisateur de ColleenColleen est un Superhost.

Recovering design architect, full time artist, gardener, cyclist, and just general lover of the outdoors and DC. I'm a bit of an introvert and tend to be rather quiet (unless I'm in the studio with tunes blasting which I'll be mindful of when you are here). I've lived here for many years and absolutely love DC -- I'll happily help you figure out where to go, what to do if you'd like. I'm an early riser and it takes me a while to figure out if I'm alive or not, so I'll probably put some coffee on for you and find a quiet place to get the day underway (naturally if you have chosen my whole house rental you'll be on your own for coffee-making!! and presumably you won't hear a peep from me if/when I'm in the basement)

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