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The Ledroit Park Carriage house firestatio, c1870. Upper level Penthouse deck- south facing
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Historic Fire Station Loft *Private roofdeck*

Historic Fire Station Loft *Private roofdeck*

9 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
9 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths

LeDroit Fire station c1870, is bright, hip and comfortably outfitted. Well equipped for cooking or lounging. Furnished private rooftop. Just three blocks to Shaw/ Howard Metro on yellow line. It is hidden in a quiet backstreet with parking available
Convention center just 8 blocks away or 1 metro stop.
This is the UPPER loft of two separate lofts in historic building. (option to rent the two as 6BR/4BA)
In the heart of the historic U street jazz corridor filled with restaurants and nightlife.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 air mattress, 1 floor mattress
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress, 1 crib

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Disabled parking spot

11 Reviews

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Jaime User Profile
April 2018
We stayed at Karen's place for my sister's Bachelorette weekend. It was plenty of room for 7 ladies. This loft has an AMAZING rooftop deck, it's huge and has beautiful views. We enjoyed having a drink on the roof at sunset. Karen's place feels like home, and has plenty of towels,…

Livi User Profile
April 2018
This was such an amazing space in a great location. Close to great restaurants and shops. Would definitely stay here again.

Sam User Profile
April 2018
Karen's place was the perfect location for our family to stay while exploring DC. Quiet at night, a short walk to the metro station, and lot's of excellent food and drink nearby. We highly recommend The Royal around the corner from the loft. We also appreciated Kyle and Karen's r…

Melinda User Profile
April 2018
Great location, great communication and rooftop is awesome addition. Would stay again.

Alishia User Profile
April 2018
The space is roomy for a city dwelling and charming. My family was happy and comfortable throughout our stay. I love the neighborhood and enjoyed walking everywhere. The owners were attentive and went out of their way to make us feel at home. The house has curb appeal and all…

Bo User Profile
February 2018
The home is absolutely amazing! Perfect location, beautiful and clean home, rooftop had a great view, and parking was directly in front of the home!

Ryan User Profile
January 2018
This is my office’s second year staying in Karen and Kyle’s condos for a conference at the Convention Center (first time in the carriage house). They are great hosts, respond quickly, and are very easy to work with. The Shaw-Howard area is the perfect place to stay with a lot of …

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Bethesda, Maryland, United StatesJoined in March 2015
Karen User Profile
267 Reviews
Karen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello! We are full time hosts who aim to create an exceptional experience for all our guests. We have been restoring historically significant property for over twenty years. Happy to share our downtown DC "special places". We host a small collection of boutique quality properti…
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