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History Meets Style in the Heart of the Nation's Capital

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Stylish One Bedroom Apartment Steps From The Capitol

Read our reviews -- welcome to the best location in Washington, DC!

Capitol Escape is a well-appointed, one-bedroom English Basement apartment on the most famous street in DC’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Ideally situated for work or play, Capitol Escape is a few short blocks from the US Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress and House and Senate office buildings. Catch the bus right outside your door or walk three blocks to Eastern Market Metro Station for access to all of the sights and sounds of the Nation’s capital.

Capitol Escape includes all of the amenities you would expect, and then some: full kitchen, coffee maker with coffee, washer/dryer, 32” HDTV with DVD player and cable, free WiFi, queen bed with 650-thread count linens and down comforter, iPod/iPhone compatible clock radio, and Bliss™ bath products.

With more than 30 restaurants, bars and coffee shops a short walk away, you’ll never eat at the same place twice. Or pick up fresh, locally-sourced ingredients for the perfect dinner in from from nearby Eastern Market (which expands on weekends into a fantastic outdoor market featuring antiques, jewelry, art, farm-fresh produce, etc).

A true one bedroom, the apartment is perfect for 2. Take the Metro or a short cab ride from Reagan National Airport. If you’re on Amtrak, Union Station is less than one mile away.

More Details

Owner
Barrett Karr
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2017

About Barrett Karr

We have lived on the Hill for 17 years and worked in and out of government. We are proud parents, occasional foodies, and supporters of local artists. We always dreamed of owning a house on East Capitol Street and -- bonus! -- ours came with a one bedroom apartment.

Barrett Karr purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Barrett Karr chose Washington DC

We moved to Capitol Hill 17 years ago and never left. The Hill has a unique combination of history, walkability and a genuine neighborhood feel -- all within steps of the US Capitol. When we finally had the opportunity to buy a house on the street that is literally at the heart of the Hill, we jumped. Come see why! We may even let you in on a few of our favorite local haunts...

What makes this apartment unique

East Capitol Street is one of DC's most historic avenues; it literally is the north-south dividing line and runs directly into the US Capitol. Houses on East Capitol rarely come on the market; we waited 17 years for this one!

Amenities

Eastern Market Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The unit has 1 queen bed, total. An additional queen aerobed or a toddler aerobed is available upon request. $15 nightly fee for each addiitonal guest, maximum 2 additional children.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(87 traveler reviews)

History Meets Style in the Heart of the Nation's Capital
average rating of 4.804598 based on 87 reviews
5

Capitol Escape - Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time during our stay this June. The apartment was as advertised - clean, comfortable and a great location. Walking distance to the Capitol and the memorials/monuments, and close to some excellent local restaurants and eateries. The owners were very helpful, responsive and made an allowance for us to stay past checkout time so we could keep our luggage on the property while getting in a final museum visit before having to depart to the airport. Thanks Barrett!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location! Had everything we needed for two people.

  • 5 of 5

We loved how close the townhouse was to local eating places and the metro stations. Always felt safe walking the streets in Capital Hill. Exactly how it was pictured, no surprises. It contained everything we needed for two people!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pretty neighborhood, cute small place, seemed safe

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed here for several days in May 2017. Charming and pretty street in the Eastern Market area of Capitol Hill. The unit was small but nice, clean and comfortable. We felt safe at all times but were in by 11pm each night. Barrett and Shane were helpful and responsive by text. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Great location, charming apartment; owners bent over backwards to be accommodating.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Truly walk everywhere, including great restaurants. Clean, quiet, and great owners.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific Property & Location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, 5+ blocks east of the Capitol. On a weekday bus route that went to Union Station and 5 blocks from Eastern Market metro station where there were a great variety of interesting restaurants. One bedroom unit was perfect for the 2 of us. There were 2 small convenience stores less than 2 blocks away. We would love to stay at this location again, because it was so convenient. Our goal was to visit more of the museums and the only thing that held us back was how tired our legs got listening to the docents at the museums (the only way to truly enjoy the experience [it wasn't them, it was our age!]). Perfect experience overall!!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5.9 Miles
Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Tunnicliff's
Nearest Golf
3.2 Miles
Haines Point Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.8 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-395
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Jimmy T's

This location is ideal for walking to the Capitol as well as Eastern Market, Supreme Court, Union Station. It is also 4 blocks from Eastern Market metro and the house is directly on a bus line. Finally, Capital Bikeshare rental station is 2 blocks away.

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Rates & Availability

Eastern Market Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 - Feb 28
3 night minimum stay
$130
$735
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$145
$840
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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