Two level townhouse in Old Town Alexandria two blocks from King Street and one metro stop to National Airport. Easy 20 minute metro commute to Washington D.C. Comfortable house in the traditional style with great shaded back yard deck and garden.
Charming townhouse located in historic Old Town Alexandria and walking distance to the yellow and blue line metros. Two bedrooms with queen and full size beds and a third bedroom with a futon; one full bathroom on the second level and half bath on first level; comfortable living room; formal dining room; fully furnished kitchen including oven with pancake griddle; and outdoor garden patio with shaded space for relaxing. Wireless Internet and large Smart TV (no Cable) that you can hook your computer up to so you can watch online content. There is a washer/dryer available for your use. House is situated perfectly in the middle of historic King Street (three blocks) and Del Ray (about a 15 min. walk or 10 min. drive). King Street is full of boutiques, gourmet food stores, restaurants and bars and the Old Town waterfront. The Braddock metro is only a quarter mile away and one stop from Ronald Reagan Airport (DCA). Super close to the Crystal City, Pentagon City, and the Pentagon on the blue or yellow line (2, 3, and 4 stops away) and only 5 stops to Washington, DC on the yellow line and 7 stops on the blue line. Several bike share stops and bike rental stores are located nearby and you can take the Mount Vernon Trail, which runs along the river into DC or down to historic Mount Vernon Estate. Trader Joes, Whole Foods, and Giant are all nearby and there is a Farmer's Market in Old Town Alexandria every Saturday morning. Ample street parking is available, and parking permits can be arranged.
Servicios y zonas comunes
You will have access to the whole house with the exception of a few locked closets and a locked office. As it is our home there are a few drawers and cabinets with personal effects that we ask you to stay clear of.
Atención a los huéspedes
We want to be in communications throughout and ask that you ask any questions that are not addressed in the listing.
Otros aspectos destacables
We will leave out some breakfast and snack items to enjoy.
Make your self at home and use the house as you would your own. No more than 5 people can stay at a time. We will provide details on use of kitchen items and TV and internet upon booking.
Frequently asked questions:
What is your pet policy?
We do not allow guest to bring pets. Dogs have occasionally visited, but no cats have been in the house. We always have the house cleaned before rentals. We have four goldfish ourselves, which stay indoors in the winter and in the outdoor pond in the summer.
Can I smoke in the house?
No smoking in the house. But you can use the back deck.
How do I know what is for shared use and what are personal effects?
We want you to enjoy the home as you would your own. Some of the cabinets and closets have more personal effects and are admittedly a bit messy. But we lock away most of our personal effects.
Your listing is for 4 people, can I add extra.
We typically lock the office to keep some of our personal effects out of your way. But that room has a futon and it can be arranged to rent out the 3rd bedroom for a small additional fee.
What do with my car? What if I decide I need a car?
We can arrange a street parking permit in advance. If find you need a car after arriving, we recommend Enterprise, which will pick you up.
I’m bringing dress cloths but I noticed you lock your closets. What should I do?
While we are keeping our closets locked for your sake, we leave a few hangers in each room and there are hooks on the doors.
Do I need to do anything special with your tankless hot water heater?
No. The hot water can take up to 30 seconds to warm up as it is not coming out of a pre-heated tank. But otherwise it works the same and it has a direct gas line so there won’t be interference with other appliance.
How can I be sustainable when traveling?
Good question. You’re in the right place. We use eco-friendly cleaning products. All the recessed overhead lights are LED. We also are leaving reusable grocery bags by the front door that you can use. And you can recycle and compost if you wish. Also we recommend the bike share in Alexandria and if you bike you are welcome to use our bike helmets in the closet under the stairs.
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Young professional couple who keep busy with running, triathlons, social activities, and of course renting our townhome on weekends where we travel. We often go to Pittsburgh and Boston, our respective hometowns, but also end up in many other destinations.