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Perfect Space For Long Or Short Term Stays

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Perfectly Situated Close To DC north of Del Ray

Summary: Perfect space for long or short term stays. Two queen beds and two queen sleeper sofas; outdoor screened in porch, organic garden; off-street parking for 2 (or 3 Minis); wi-fi and cable TV, and pet friendly. Close to tons of public transit.

Our house is in the Arlandria (Arlington/Alexandria border) area known as Chirilagua or North Del Ray. Relatively close to two metro stations it is surrounded by cute (Del Ray - great local music, local delicatessens and delicious El Salvadorean food!), essential (Potomac Yards- what's better than an evening stroll to the movie theater and grocery shopping?) and fashionable (Crystal City with its own ice skating rink and mall). We are nestled between multiple bus and trolley-lines and are within easy biking distance (we are right on 400 miles of bike trails that can take you anywhere you want to go) into the the heart of the District, the Orange line corridor and Old Town Alexandria.

Both rooms have queen beds. The master has reading area, a walk in shower and dual sink bathroom while the 2nd bedroom is a cozy multi-use room with a bathroom across the hall. Full access kitchen with gas stove. Enclosed deck with open back patio area with fire pit.

We host animals but the 2nd room has been kept allergen/pet free and the majority of the house has wood floors to reduce potential issues.

Off-street parking for two cars (and potentially three if you angle things correctly!)

Pretty much perfect.

More Details

Owner
Ryan Wismer
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Ryan Wismer

We are University of Tulsa and Texas A&M University grads who currently live in Alexandria. We are two Texans who have been lured to the DC area by the wonderful city, great people, and booming economy. Ryan is an international development professional and Emily is a policy outreach expert who enjoys meeting new people as we travel, rock climb, cycle, board game and generally explore the world. We hope to soon get to (or back to) India, Patagonia, Croatia, and Hawaii, and are always open to suggestions on where to stay! :)

Ryan Wismer purchased this house in 2011

Why Ryan Wismer chose Alexandria

We bought this home because of our deep involvement in the local community of Chirilagua, the fun of being able to easily walk to so many great locations within Del Ray and north Alexandria and the access to great public transportation. I use the metro or bike into downtown DC for work everyday and our location makes it a relatively stress free commute or easy bike ride to any of the major work or play hubs.

Amenities

Potomac West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 is a ensuite bathroom with dual sinks and a walk in shower. Bathroom 2 has a full tub and a skylight.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
Notes:
For long term stays we can continue the standard cleaning service (at cost) at whatever regular interval is preferred. This is of course our preference (more cleaning makes for easier cleaning!) but beyond our minimum requirement of once per month further cleanings would be at your discretion.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews
4

Comfortable house well located for transport links

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this comfortable house which was very well located for transport links. We enjoyed exploring DC, Old Town Alexandria, Great Falls & Mount Vernon as well as taking in a film at the cinema a short walk away. Pentagon City shopping mall is a 5 minute car journey. The carpet in the main bedroom was the worse for wear and unfortunately there was less furniture inside and out, than in the advertised photos. The house was located on a slightly rundown-looking street but it was fairly quiet and the area itself was pleasant.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

This place was awesome! It was the third rental house we stayed at on this road trip, and by far, the best! Adorably decorated! So homie! Everything you need! Location and ease of access to D.C. was perfect! We stayed six nights and it felt like home! No complaints whatsoever!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location to bike trail.

  • 4 of 5

Family friendly location. My grandson went to the park at the end of the street in the early evening and had fun. Excellent location to bike trail. I knew the bike trail was close, but it was great. A block and a half away.

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

Great location and home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. Location was perfect and the house was well equipped and perfectly suited for our family. Ryan was very helpful and available to us.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Nicely furnished. Great location for using as a home base for all the attractions in the area. Just minutes away from D.C. The Owner was very responsive to our needs and questions.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, nice property!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location for sightseeing. Close to everything you could need! Clean, cute and comfortable!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Potomac West House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$189
From
$199
Fri,Sat
$949
$2,849
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $45
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $10
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

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.
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