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WINTER SALE! $150 per night/sleeps 5+a baby

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Private, gated entrance, fully furnished, including linens. Sleeps 5+toddler.

Clean, cheerful apartment in the heart of historic Capitol Hill. A short, lovely walk to the Capitol, Congress, Library of Congress, Folger Shakespearean Library and the Supreme Court. Smithsonians, Monument and National Mall are a walk, bike or Metro ride away. This apartment is close to everything-2 blocks from Eastern Market Metro/bike rentals, and famous Barrack's row (home to dozens of restaurants and the country's oldest Marine Barracks). Walk one block to coffee shops, a twice-weekly farmers' market, weekend flea market, two great second-hand bookstores, shops and fabulous Eastern Market, where you can buy fish, meat, produce, flowers, dairy and bakery items. Apartment comes fully equipped, with coffee, tea, milk, honey, spices and cooking oils provided. Guest are greeted with a welcome basket. Eat-in kitchen seats four to five, highchair and booster seat available on request, washer/drier, iron/ironing board provided. Master bedroom has a queen bed, linens provided. Second bedroom/family room has a large screen TV and a daybed with trundle, linens provided. The trundle can be elevated to turn two twins into one queen. An additional cot is available for a fifth guest. Wifi/cable, books, board games provided. Long-term residents: public indoor pool (25 meters) one block away, two gyms within 7 blocks, dry cleaners, drugstore are two blocks away. Parking pass provided for guests with cars.


Owner
Meg Kelly
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 5, 2017

About Meg Kelly

My grandparents immigrated from Ireland, bought a house on the Hill, and my family has been here ever since. My friends and I spent our summers running around the air-conditioned halls of Capitol and Smithsonians. My husband and I lived in NY and L.A. (he's an actor, I'm a scriptwriter) and moved back in 2005 to be near my parents. We've loved watching our kids grow up in this wonderful neighborhood. We are on-site to help make your stay a great one.

Meg Kelly purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Meg Kelly chose Eastern Market

We wanted to be walking distance from my parents, near Eastern Market and one of the greatest second-hand bookstores, Capitol Hill Books. Grocery shopping at eastern Market, nearby Harris Teeter, and charming corner stores make this an easy neighborhood to live in. We also love using the indoor, public pool one block away, and walking our dogs in beautiful Lincoln Park. Our daughter loves rowing on the Potomac River. Kayaks and other boats are available to rent at Thompson's Boat House. My kids also love hitting a bucket of balls at Hain's Point public golf course. Bike share stations are all over the city, two within a few blocks of our house.

What makes this apartment unique

We love this house for a lot of reasons, historic charm, location, friendly neighbors, and, because its a corner house, the large, sunny rooms. The apartment is English basement, with two or more 3x3 windows in every room. We're around the corner from coffee shops, cafes, Eastern Market and, on weekends, a flea and farmer's market. The Metro, two blocks away, means the zoo, downtown, Chinatown, Reagan Airport, George Washington University and American University are all easily accessible and quick to reach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything was absolutely perfect and you really did go above and beyond with all the goodies and the beautiful Christmas tree for the kids!
Dec 2014
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Amenities

Eastern Market Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Guests are required to keep patio gate locked. No loud music
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom is fresh and cheerful with a comfortable-sized shower. Towels and toiletries provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master bedroom, sleeps 2 - 1 queen
    Family room/second bedroom/sleeps 2+child - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , The double twin daybed w/ trundle can conver to a queen bed.
  • Master bedroom is large, peaceful, with lots of natural light. Has a queen-sized bed, roomy closet, bureau and vanity. Linens provided. Second bedroom has natural light and a large closet. Can double as an extra living room. It has a day bed that converts into a queen-sized bed, or two twins. There is also room for am additional twin.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
This lovely apartment has a private, gated entrance. It's large, cheerful and gets lots of natural light. It's walking distance to the Capitol and just two blocks from Restaurant Row. 295 and 395 are minutes away. Wifi included.

Reviews

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WINTER SALE! $150 per night/sleeps 5+a baby
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 77 reviews
Renton, WA
4

Cute apartment in excellent Capitol Hill location.

  • 4 of 5

Meg was very accommodating and gave us great tips on local restaurants in the area! Very cute and comfortable apartment in an excellent location on Capitol Hill. Capitol, Supreme Court, and Library of Congress all within walking distance! Metro is also a short walk away and used it during most of our stay. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and were quite comfortable in this apartment. It's well set up and in a great location- walking distance to the Mall and close to a variety of restaurants, Trader Joe's, etc. I think we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great for a family of 4 and close by everything!

  • 4 of 5

Great apartment! Perfect for a family of 3-4. Kitchen, washer/dryer and plenty of linens and towels provided.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocala, FL
5

Thank you, Meg!

  • 5 of 5

Unfortunately, due to Hurricane Irma, we were not able to get our flight to D.C. Meg was kind enough to allow us to reschedule at a future date and we look forward to staying at her lovely apartment at that time. Thank you, Meg!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was simply lovely and clean. Thank you Meg.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We were thrilled with the location. We were in a nice neighborhood, close to restaurants and local coffee shop. We walked to see some of the DC sights! Meg thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
6.18 Miles
Reagan Airport
Nearest Barpub
one block away
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Hains Point public course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrak Union Station
Nearest Restaurant
dozens, from casual to upscale, in 6 block area
Car: not necessary

This lovely apartment is a short walk, bike or Metro ride to the ever DC must-sees, including the Capitol, Library of Congress, Smithsonians, monuments, Kennedy Center. Outlet shopping at National Harbor, kayack and boat rentals at Thompson's boat house.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $265
Pet Fee $100

This apartment is meant for long-term stays or quick vacations. Parties, events and any type of smoking is prohibited. Guest may check-in after 3:00 pm ET, check-out is noon to allow for apartment to be cleaned between visitors.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.