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Dupont Circle Truly best Location in DC, Charming Victorian, light 2nd flr apt.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 52 m²
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Dupont Circle 4blks from Dupont Metro, best location

Walking distance to all the attractions DC. Whole foods, Safeway, farmers market on Sunday. Truly the best location in DC , charming, historical, tree lined streets. Close to the trendy neighborhoods of Logan circle and Adams Morgan,without the noise and weekend congestion . Dupont is central, residential yet within walking distance to all the attractions, Have the cafe life in DC, and enjoy the neighborhood.


Owner
Anamaria
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Anamaria

Happy to share information regarding DC. Have lived abroad many years, speak English,Spanish, Italian.

Anamaria purchased this townhome in 1997

Why Anamaria chose Washington DC

Victorian town house, charming tree lined neighborhood. Central location, within walking distance to all the attraction. Car is not necessary,

What makes this townhome unique

Great beauty, surrounded by beautiful parks, Embassies, and interesting architecture.Central location. Fun to just walk around in the neighborhood.

Guestbook comments from the owner

" Thank you for the opportunity to stay in your great place. We had a spectacular time- saw everything and absolutely loved the neighborhood and location. Thank you again- Best,WhitneyB "
Mar 2013
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Amenities

Dupont Circle Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 52 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) one queen in bedroom and one queen futton n living room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon in living room, %100 pima cotton sheets
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
check in 3 PM, check out 11 AM , owner is flexible, please consult., owner will meet the tenants at the apartment with keys.

Reviews

Very Good! 4/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

4

Great location! Clean, comfortable and well-appointed. Cleaning fee pretty steep. Nice owner.

  • 4 of 5

See above.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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More attention to important details

  • 2 of 5

We stayed 7 days for a conference & sightseeig. It was a "hippie pad" which could have been cleaner & had more than the 2 towels supplied. Suggestions to owner

- map of area

- often had to request Internet be turned on

- microwave didn't work

- need mirror in LR to prep while other is showering

- need protocol for where to put trash

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vivienne arrived at 1am in the morning and although she asked me to meet her at the apartment, it was too late for me to meet her. I asked to meet the following day, she responded that she was in a conference all day but needed more towels. I provided two extra towels but there were five towels in the closet, which I pointed out to her by text. She later complained that the microwave was not working but when I asked of I could take a look she responded that she had already had dinner and it was too late. I think the hippie comment is funny, if she knew the value of the Turkish textile behind the sofa she might reconsider her decor evaluation. Also the wicker table is from Serena and Lily, again not cheap. The quilt on bed is from John Robshaw, who has a studio in India, his sheets and quilts are very sought after, not to mention the bar stools are high end french modern design. I also have many low end items from IKEA, but comfortable. I'm glad for the review, the apartment is not for someone who wants to microwave dinners, and spend all day in a conference. The apartment is best suited for those who want to be in a great location, to walk around the beautiful historical neighborhood and enjoy DC. The truth, I have a notebook filled with kind comments guests have left, but it is always those who find fault in the apartment that write the review. Luckily many have also written kind reviews, so those reading can deduce for themselves if the apartment is the right fit for them.
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Overall, the location was fantastic. Walkable to restaurants and bars. Great neighborhood! Anamaria was a great host and very responsive.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Negetaves outweigh the positives

  • 3 of 5

For the positives - great location on a lovely block. Spacious living area with good kitchen. Bed was comfortable with cotton sheets and comforters. A good value for the area and the space.

Now the negatives - front lobby and vestibule not well maintained. No outside light and the light in the vestibule was out so completely dark when entered building. Had to use our cell phone to find the key and get into the apartment. I also took a bad fall missing one of the steps (odd step down to get out) on the last night when the light was still out resulting in a badly sprained ankle and had to cut out trip short.

The bathroom is very, very small and barely functional. Couldn't get anything but luke warm water out of the shower no soap and no wash cloths available.

And no outlet in the bathroom.

The futon that acts as a sofa really isn't comfortable as a sofa and there was only one other chair.

There was a lack of attention to details as well for example no wine opener, no salt and pepper shakers and the cable TV didn't have access to the local channels. ok place you could do better.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 'They did not cut short their stay, which was for two days and there was a light in the lobby their last night, which is a small space 7'5'', before the entrance of the apartment. There are street lamps , which are strong but I will think about adding extra light in the front of the house. When they complained about the washcloth in the middle of the night, 11 PM, I explained it was very late but I would leave wash cloths at 9am the following morning.There is salt and pepper and other spices in the kitchen as well as olive oil.I think the sofa is very comfortable. Very true the bathroom is small. The bedroom has a comfortable bed with high quality cotton bedding, large kitchen and living area. The location, close to Dupont metro, four blocks, is the best. Basically it depends on your priorities, I believe the positives outweigh the negatives.
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4

Charming DuPont Circle Rental

  • 4 of 5

We loved the neighbourhood which gave us a feeling of how the (fortunate) locals live. We were welcomed by the home owner and her bouncy dog. The unit was in a lovely period attached home with high ceilings and lots of character. The kitchen was modernized with very nice appliances. We were walking distance to Embassy Row and Nora's Restaurant where we enjoyed a delicious dinner.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing my apartment, I hope you return:),Many thanks, Anamaria
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3

Fantastic location, roomy, but needs attention

  • 3 of 5

We stayed for 10 days on a vacation in October. The location is perfect: a short walk to Dupont Circle and the Metro. You could even to the Capitol Mall, White House, museums, etc. if you like to walk. Plenty of restaurants, shops, charming historic neighborhood. The apartment is in a beautiful old brownstone row house and had all the basics, including fridge, dishwasher, microwave, TV, access to laundry, etc. There are two things that would make this property a really spectacular rental. First, it needs a deep cleaning. There was dirt/dust in the corners and on the baseboards, and the inside of the A/C (yes, it was hot a few days in October!) was just gross. The comforter on the bed smelled like cologne, and we suspected it hadn't been washed since the last rental. Second, there was no information whatsoever in the apartment. Understandable for a business renter, but we were on vacation and are used to seeing info about nearby businesses, suggestions for restaurants, directions to the nearest grocery, how to find the laundry (which is in the basement--take your key, one of us got locked out), where is the '"communal pool" listed in the ad, etc. Even the rental license posted on the wall was out of date. That said, AnaMarie was friendly when we saw her, and her dog is very sweet. On the whole, we had a great time. Would return if the place got a little more attention.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $80
Tax Rate 14.5%

full refund one month notice prior to occupancy.cancellation penalty CHECK IN 3PM, CHECK OUT !! AM, owner is flexible , need to consult.

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