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Historic DC: MONROE HOUSE in Arts District

Metro 3 blks. away in  the heart of our Arts District: 5 short stops to downtown
19 reviews
Metro 3 blks. away in  the heart of our Arts District: 5 short stops to downtown
Big bright master bedroom at the MONROE HOUSE.
Detached fully renovated house with driveway, great outdoor space.
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, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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, Rosie D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 59 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN3454836
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English first
Reviewed December 24, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Tammy C
1 review
Reviewed January 11, 2016 for a stay in November 2015

The Monroe House felt like we came 'home for the holidays' during our Thanksgiving vacation to DC. This was our family's 1st time ever trip to DC and 1st ever Thanksgiving away from home and the house was so warm an cozy and inviting that we really felt like we were home. The wood floors and personal touch with the...

Ross M
1 review
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Reviewed September 16, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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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...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • 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
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Jul 19, 2017 -
Nov 15, 2017
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  • Cleaning fee: $100 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Accessible In town neighborhood, treeline streets, large yards. Three short blocks down our street is the entrance to the subway Metro Redline. Brookland is the best of downtown with large yards for city life. Comfortable neighborhood with lots of amenities. Easy to get to and from. Shopping strip two blocks away with restaurants, CVS and carry outs. Down the street is a large organic food store. New Olympic size recreation pool 6 blocks away. Three universities in area, including Catholic University of American and Howard University Divinity School right in the neighborhood.

BROOKLAND is an Arts District with 12 restaurants, art studios, artisan retail shops, an organic grocery store, banks, gas stations, a great recreation center, running track, large public gardens, churches, two...
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
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 134.8 mi.
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