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(2) Historic 1880 Brownstone Across From Library Of Congress Walk To Everything!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 55 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Charming Studio/1 Bath Quite Street/Walk Everywhere

Welcome to Hill Flats DC!

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Hill Flats DC is an owner managed luxury 1880 brownstone on the first residential block across the street from the Library of Congress and Folgers Shakespeare Theater. Just a short walk away you will have immediate access to the US Capitol, US Supreme Court, and The National Mall.

This is the ultimate location if you are looking for immediate walk-able access to all of Washington DC's historic sites.

The building is also just few blocks away from Eastern Market and Barracks Row. For public transportation the property is a short walk to Union Station and Capitol South Metro stops in addition to numerous bus lines.

There are dozens of restaurants, cafes, and bar's within a few minute walk. There is also a neighborhood grocery store around the corner. Capitol bike share is located nearby. Walkscore is 94.

The private apartment is on the second floor of a 4 unit historic 1880 building. The flat has been freshly remodeled and has a fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and marble bathroom tile. For your sleeping arrangements we have 1 queen size pillow top mattress bed, 1 Full size memory foam bed. We also have an additional queen size air mattress which is available upon request.

The unit comes with everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

This is one of the most charming and well preserved buildings on one of the most desired blocks in Washington DC.

If you are looking for history, location, and character there is no substitute.


To make a reservation, please press the 'Book It Now' button, which will confirm availability and provide a detailed quote.

All payments are self-service, via credit card or e-check using VRBO's secure payments page. You will not need to provide us with your credit card information.

Parking is available on site for $25/night. Please inquire for availability. In case our on-site parking is not available for your stay there is parking at Union Station for $22/night. Union Station is approximately a 10 minute walk to the flat.

We sincerely appreciate your interest in Hill Flats DC and look forward to hosting you in the near future.

More Details

Gene Pecar
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Gene Pecar

I am a military officer and pilot as well as a real estate professional. I have extensive travel experience and understand the nuances associated with creating a comfortable and memorable experience in our nation's capitol.

Why Gene Pecar chose Washington DC

Since being built in 1880 numerous Senators, Congressmen, artists, and academics have all resided at what is now Hill Flats.

The building was previously used as a lecture hall and residence for scholars conducting research at the Library of Congress which is across the street.

Due to the buildings immediate proximity to national monuments, the National Park Service and Washington DC has designated Hill Flats a Historic building and has registered it under the Capitol Overlay and Fine Arts District. This designation ensures that all preservation is conducted under the direction of the Architect of the Capitol.

Hill Flats has been meticulously preserved while ensuring that it meets modern comforts.

If you are looking for character and historic charm there is no substitute.

What makes this apartment unique

Incredible architecture and historic charm in an unbeatable location.


Capitol Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Fully renovated with Marble and all new fixtures
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • Queen Bed - Pillow Top Mattress Sleeps 2 Adults Full Size Bed - Foam Mattress Sofa Bed Sleeps 2 Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Istanbul, Turkey

Class Act!

  • 4 of 5

Couldn't ask for a better location! Quiet street, even though it's so close to great sites. Very comfortable bed, great pillows, tastefully decorated, clean. The owner's description of the neighborhood and his restaurant recommendations were spot on. There were a few maintenance issues, but we believe they'll be resolved. Judging by the height of the clothes rack, this flat is best suited for people at least 5'4" :-) . A bonus was coming out of the building to the sweet spring fragrance of the little front garden.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Experience DC with ease

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location and easy place to stay. My husband and I stayed for a weekend to visit our son who lives in DC and found this to be a quality place. The check-in is simple and reliable; the management team is very responsive and professional. Access to anything is simple and the neighborhood is quiet and lovely. We stayed in the studio bedroom unit and the bathroom was nice and clean, and the kitchen well-appointed. We could not have asked for a better spot. I recommend you try it out for yourself!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Zionsville, IN

Perfect location, professional management, comfortable and clean unit.

  • 5 of 5

I have been traveling to DC for several years staying in hotels such as the W. However, I decided to try this place out in December after a recommendation from a friend. It's my first choice when traveling to D.C.. First, Gene and his team are the best hosts. The process TK get in is easy and requires almost no coordination as it all done be access codes traded and programmed remotely. The units are immaculate and house keeping is professional. The location is perfect for Capitol Hill. Access to the city is easy via walking, metro, Uber, Lyft, cab and driving. The library of Congress is next door and the Capitol is two blocks. The neighborhood is quiet, peaceful and safe. It's also an easy walk to restsraunts and taverns such as the Hawk and Dove, East Market, Capitol Hill Club, Sonoma wine bar to name just a few. My wife joined me for a weekend in Gene's two bedroom unit and we easily walked the monuments and museums from there. Gene's units are my first choice for D.C. after the countless great experiences I have had staying there. I highly recommend this option.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location but not so great room

  • 3 of 5

We stayed 2 nights at this flat and paid over $616. The location to the Capital was great. The room, however, was not so great. The shower only had a trickle of water coming out of the shower head. The bathroom door did not shut/latch. The window blinds in the room did not work - they were tied up with string. The neighbors above us fought all night during one of our nights there.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Caslte Rock, CO

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

There were three of us staying here and it worked great. The location is so very convenient to anything and everything. It was nice to be staying in a neighborhood and be able to walk to get our coffee every morning, a drink in the evening and know we had a great place to go home and relax after a long day of sightseeing. Very quiet and the bed was comfortable. We didn't really use the kitchen at all but it seemed well equipped.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved our 2nd Stay!

  • 4 of 5

Great place! We love not only the place it's self, but also it's location. The place is as described, a little on the small side for an extended stay, however has everything you need. The kitchen is small, however the refrigerator and stove are normal size and had the essential pots and pans for cooking your own meals. The only two things that even remotely seemed to be missing were a dish rag of sorts. Dish towels and sponges were there, however no dishcloth for wiping down the stove or counter tops and doing the dishes. Thank goodness for pull tap diced tomatoes, we did not find a can opener. There was a bottle opener. Again, two very tedious details.

As far as comfort it too was good. We were on the 2nd floor and had people upstairs on the 3rd floor and could hear them walking. One morning they were up at 4:00 and left the apartment just after 6:00, we too were awake at 4:00. I know it's an older building and wood floor creak, but it was every foot step. 4am is just a tad too early for me. The only reason I'm giving it 4 stars and not 5 is the bed. It was a steel frame however noisy, there was no way to turning in bed without waking up the other person, very creaky. Even just sitting on the bed was noisy.

A great place, close to everything! It was our 2nd stay and glad we returned.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Toni, Thank you so much for your feedback. We will work on dish towels, sponges, and a can opener! Those are easy fixes. In terms of the bed frame, my handy man is fixing it in the morning! Thanks for letting us know. Best, Gene
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Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Damage Protection $59 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.5%


- $100 cleaning fee
- 14.5% DC Tax
- $59 non-refundable $1500 of damage protection

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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