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Historic DC: MONROE HOUSE in Arts District

Big bright master bedroom at the MONROE HOUSE.
5.0 of 5 stars
17 reviews
Big bright master bedroom at the MONROE HOUSE.
Detached fully renovated house with driveway, great outdoor space.
Metro 3 blks. away in  the heart of our Arts District: 5 short stops to downtown
King bedroom can be set up as twins.
Dining Room
Bright kitchen with breakfast nook.
Breakfast nook off kitchen.
Dining room looking into kitchen.
Living room, front door
Looking into sunroom from living room.
Living room with 42' TV.
Living room with big L couch.
Upper deck seating area.
Covered front porch.
Upstairs Bathroom.
Italian tile and euro towel warmer.
Spices, oil, vinegar, paper towels, and more at the ready in Kitchen.
Powder room on main floor includes sink, towels ant toilet paper.
Office in the sun room with House Guide and neighborhood and city info.
Sunny front bedroom with big screen TV.
Upstairs hall: Oak floors through out both floors.
MONROE HOUSE is surrounded by a lush garden.
Organic Market in the neighborhood.
Large back yard.
Big lower deck with lounge chairs.
Lower yard, 4th out door seating area.
garden by the driveway
gardens off herbs and vegetables in season
Large two-bedroom detached house.
Art in Brookland
The Franciscan Monastery is 2 blks away
Free Public Gardens 2 blocks away
Cool walking archways in the garden
Garden extends over acres, built in early 1900s
Great for walking
A neighborhood with lots of history, restaurants & easy access to tourist sights.
Welcome to an historic neighborhood in the heart of the city, close to Smithsonian Mall.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Large 2 bdr. HOUSE on the REDLINE METRO, 3 easy blocks to station, 5 quick stations TO DOWNTOWN/Smithsonian Mall from Brookland/CUA--a newly designated Arts District.

Fully renovated, clean, fully furnished, DRIVEWAY, easy access to museums. Big back deck, gas grill, sunny & bright, nicely done, 5 blocks to organic market, 2 blocks to drug store & full strip of shops.

Convenient neighborhood. Nice neighbors. A dozen restaurants within 5 blocks of house. Large private landscaped yard with vegetable beds for your picking: lettuce, kale, swiss chard, peas, tomatoes, peppers, depending on season. Brookland has 3 season out door vegetable markets: Saturdays & Tuesdays. Great outdoor living set up on our decks. Sunny and bright. Bike trail downtown.

Use our driveway or rent a car in the neighborhood and avoid the high car re...
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About the owner, Rosemarie D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 24 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 50 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN3454836 by: FlipKey
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 17 reviews
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Ross M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in September 2015

The Monroe house was excellent for all our needs the location was great easy to get to the Metro. Rosie and Donald greeted us at the house and gave us an instructive tour so we understood the house and what it had to offer. The garden was a bonus and the surrounding environment. Local restaurants were good especially Brooklands Finess... more

Lisa W
Harrison, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Our family of four stayed a week here while on vacation in D.C. We wanted a place to stay that was clean, had a kitchen, free parking, had a washer and dryer, could comfortably accommodate four people and was safe. The Monroe House met all of our needs. It was clean, spacious with a living room, dining room, office area... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We spent a week in DC this April. Renting Rosie's house was one of the smartest things we ever did. We drove from New England to DC. Parking is at a premium in DC, so the parking spot was ideal for us. The house was clean, nicely decorated, with a lovely back yard and garden. The two rooms were perfect... more

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 4 nights
Nov 18, 2015 -
Dec 4, 2015
3 nights
Dec 5, 2015 -
Jan 6, 2016
3 nights
Jan 7, 2016 -
Mar 9, 2016
3 nights
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  • Cleaning Fee for rentals 5 nights or less: $100 / stay - Fee
  • Local tax: $45 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee: $100 / stay - Fee
  • Add...: $0 / stay - Fee
  • Paying by FlipKey instead of a check: $45 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A contract is required.
CLEANING FEE: $100 if renting 5 nights or less.
MORE THAN 4 GUESTS: must be arranged in advance and fees apply.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: NATIONAL: 25 minutes by taxi or take subway Metro door to door: 18.0 mi
Railway: UNION STATION: 3.0 mi
A car is not necessary to get around the neighborhood or city–but if you have one, we have a driveway. And you can rent cars in the neighborhood by the hour, day or week. DRIVING DIRECTIONS & TRANSPORTATION ADVICE BELOW

– Your car in our driveway
– Rent a car in Brookland to avoid the high rates at the airports: Enterprise: Rent a Car
– Metro station 3 short flat blocks away: Redline subway (& buses)
– Rent a car by the hour ZIPcar or Car2GO: cars in Brookland
– Capital City bike rental: 2 Brookland locations: 10th & Monroe on way to Metro; & 12th & Newton by CVS drugstore
– Walking and bicycle path to downtown from neighborhood
– Easy airport access from BWI (cheapest), National Airports (closest), Dulles (used more for International flights)
– 3 Metro subway stops...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 134.8 mi.
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