Host lives upstairs in house. Stay in downstairs studio with private bath, days,week, month or year. Access upstairs to shared kitchen, TV room, large yard, decks, WiFi, w/d. 3 miles from Six Flags America, 17 miles to D.C./Capitol Hill; Annapolis; 30 mins. to casinos, outlets, Baltimore harbor. Beautiful Bowie neighborhood, near, FedEX Field/NFL football & soccer. Near Bowie State Univ., Prince George's Community College. Bus and Metro to D.C. Stay for your internship, college, work or fun.
The studio is a basement apartment in my beautiful single family home. We live upstairs in the main part of the house where other rooms are also rented. Studio comes furnished with 4 single beds, table, closets, dresser, drawers, full bath with shower, toilet and sink, exit via the garage to the lake across the street from the house or exit via the front door upstairs. Bed linens, towels, soap, shampoo and lotion are included in your stay. Bring your bikes and ride, walk, jog thru this beautiful neighborhood. Six Flags America is just 3 miles from the house or one bus stop away. Walk 5 mins. to the bus stop to Six Flags and metro station to downtown Washington, D.C. Free parking in the driveway, when available, or park on the street. Walk to bank with ATM, barbershop, Dunkin Donuts, ice cream store, and new public library. Churches, movies, Walmart, restaurants are 10-minute drive. MGM,Maryland Live and Horseshoe Casinos are just a 20-40 minute drive.
Enjoy continental breakfast each morning of fruit, juice, coffee, tea, pastries, and cereal upstairs in the shared kitchen with hosts and other guests . Upstairs you have access to the kitchen, TV/library room, enclosed deck, outside deck, and large backyard. Free WiFi. Laundry room with washer and dryer is available for stays of 3 nights or more. No smoking in the house. Smoking is allowed on outside screened in porch.
Interaction with guests
We provide a great family atmosphere and will always be available to help you, but we will also respect your privacy when you just want to relax in your room or take a nap.
Other things to note
Our diverse neighborhood is beautiful and quiet with a neighborhood watch program. Guests from all over the world spend time and share space in our home. Please respect hosts, other guests, our home and neighbors. Loud parties, drugs, smoking, alcohol, weapons/violence ARE NOT ALLOWED in the house or on the property. Cigarette smoking is allowed in outside deck smoking areas.
No drugs, alcohol, or illegal activity are allowed in the house or on the premises. Violence, weapons, and loud disruptive behavior are not allowed in the house or on the premises. Please respect the host and all guests in the house, and take good care of our home. No smoking in the house. Smoking is allowed on the outside deck. Please use ashstrays and do not put ashes or cigarette butts on the deck floor or property grounds.
Mom to the World. I have hosted more than 300 international English language students from all over the world. I will always be their U.S. Mom. I am an author, broadcast journalist, college professor, and homestay host. I provide clean, single, twin, and triple rooms in my beautiful Bowie, Maryland home for students, business travelers, professionals, families, and those simply on vacation. I believe everyone deserves a wonderful home-away-from home in a great environment. I also teach and provide English lessons for non-native speakers, and I teach prep classes for the IELTS and TOEFL Exams.