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Downtown One BR close to EVMS, CHKD, Sentara. Walk to restaurants/entertainment

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Our cool, comfortable and very spacious (1,000 sq. ft.) one bedroom apartment with exposed brick walls, high ceilings and concrete floors has a "downtown" city feel! It sleeps two to four and is located within walking distance to many entertainment venues and restaurants in areas like the Neon District, Ghent, and Downtown Norfolk. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen, secured garage parking and complimentary bikes.

The building itself, built in 1915, was Virginia's oldest auto dealership called F.A. Roethke DeSoto. It has recently undergone an extensive historic renovation cumulating in the design of Fort Tar Lofts. The preservation of this historical structure is noted by the industrial finishes found in this studio, which include such features as original concrete flooring, exposed brick and masonry walls, 14-ft ceilings and expansive 9-foot windows that make the interior of this studio like no other in Hampton Roads, all with 1st floor on-site secured garage parking.

Our convenient location is less than a five minute walk to the Chrysler Museum, Chrysler Hall and The Harrison Opera House. Downtown Norfolk, with its many exciting restaurants, superb night life and premier shopping is located just a half mile away, as well. The Tide, Norfolk's new light rail system, which can be used to easily travel anywhere throughout downtown Norfolk and into Virginia Beach is nearby as well.

More Details

Michael Glenn
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Norfolk Auto Row Historic District in Norfolk

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Combination bathtub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • New plush mattress
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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(11 traveller reviews)

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Downtown One BR close to EVMS, CHKD, Sentara. Walk to restaurants/entertainment
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Lexington, VA

Much, much better than a hotel!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Norfolk for a wedding and chose to stay here rather than at the downtown hotel where the rest of our family stayed. We loved this place-- its hip decor, its great location, and its secure parking. This property is clean and quiet, and there were plenty of dishes and extra linens. If we're ever in the area again, we will definitely want to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greensboro, North Carolina

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Mike was a pleasure working with. The area is close to everything and very safe and secure. The apartment was FANTASTIC and had the necessities if anything was forgotten.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was great!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our experience was great in very detail. Location, property, host everything was beyond our expectation! Fantastic!!!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keene NH

Amazing apartment with a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful fully furnished apartment. Pet and family friendly. Located near downtown and the beach. Roof top deck was fantastic in the evenings. I highly recommend it. We will be back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Orleans

Great apartment we enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

Great unit

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect apartment for short or lon visits to Norfolk

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here wil my 73yo mom while visiting family in Norfolk for a high school graduation. The place was perfect and actually bigger than expected. Four people would be extremely comfortable. It was very safe with the secure garage parking and entry. It was centrally located and had all the essentials. Good wifi, two TVs, good A/C, basic kitchen supplies, etc. Michael was incredibly responsive. I arrived hours after my mother and he walked her through everything and made sure she was all set up and comfortable. We plan to use this apartment again next time we are in town.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jaime, glad we could be accommodating. Easily the best part of being an airbnb owner is meeting great people from all over the world and from all walks of life. You and your Mom easily fit that description!
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Nearest Airport
5.8 Miles
Norfolk International
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
7.2 Miles
Oceanview Golf Course
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.16
Pet Fee £126.37
Damage Deposit £144.42

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Cancellation policy: 100% refundable if cancelled at least 7 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.