Tucked absent on a tranquil street in historic Alexandria, Virginia sits the Liberty Dwelling, a restored 162-12 months-aged townhouse that was just dubbed the best vacation rental in the U.S.
The quaint blue dwelling melds historic architecture and present day fixtures — a combination that helped it get this year’s Hottest House Award from Eviivo, an on the internet reserving software program for resorts, getaway rentals and mattress-and-breakfasts. The award is aspect of Eviivo’s yearly International 7 days of the Host, the place every single 12 months the corporation highlights independently-owned resort and rental houses.
This year’s top honor goes to Liberty Residence, which was built in 1860 and then restored in 2018 by house owners Cameron and Noelle Foster, in accordance to Eviivo. The two-bedroom, 1.5-bath detached townhome, which offers guests entry to the cobblestone streets of Alexandria’s Aged Town neighborhood, was 1 of hundreds of houses across the region that submitted entries for Eviivo’s once-a-year awards.
“Liberty House not only offered crisp, clear, substantial-good quality visuals of the interior, but also experienced an antique map that showed the property’s place in a contextually relevant way,” award choose Rebecca Lombardo explained in a assertion. Lombardo, who is the chief advertising officer at TruPlace, which makes virtual excursions and pictures for rental properties, served as a choose for Eviivo’s Best Home Award alongside with Adrienne Jordan, a travel writer from New York Town.
The judges weighed entries primarily based on each property’s “originality, innovation and how photogenic it is,” in accordance to Eviivo’s web site. Properties’ interest to element, convenience and specified “interesting things” ended up also viewed as in judging, the corporation included.
In the scenario of Liberty Residence, some of the standout options contain a non-public outdoor patio room decked with string lights and lounge chairs, a brick fireplace in the dwelling home with the home’s authentic wood mantel from 1860, and a learn bathroom with heated tile flooring. You will even find patriotic nods to the area’s history through the household with paintings of George Washington and even throw pillows with the Founding Father’s confront, according to the house’s Airbnb website page.