Tarus and Yolanda would like to welcome guests from all cultures and backgrounds to The Nelson Manor.  They delight in meeting people from all backgrounds who inspire magnificent conversations. The Nelson Manor is open to all who wish for a "Home away from Home" stay while visiting  "THE DMV" (D.C., Maryland and Virginia region). 

Home History:

Tarus and Yolanda purchased this home in 2001 and raised their two children, Tarus Jr and Asia, between 2001 - 2017.  Their love for hospitality and entertaining over a number of years contributed to the natural progression into the Hospitality Industry.   As their children began leaving home, The Nelson's saw an opportunity to capitalize on the home-sharing through Airbnb where their journey first began in early 2017.  They quickly became popular Super Hosts due to their quiet space, elegant home decor, prompt customer service and attention to detail.  The Nelsons knew they had something special to share with traveling families, transitioning families, small traveling groups to the Nations capital.   Ultimately, they decided to expand and launch on their own platform Nelson Manor Vacation Rental Property in late 2017.  

About the Owners:

Tarus is native New Yorker and an Army Veteran with a background in IT with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Strayer University. Yolanda is from Reading, PA with over 20 years of experience as an Educator in Prince George's County Public Schools with Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from West Chester University. The Nelsons have been married for 19 years where Yolanda recently resigned as an Educator in July 2018 to become the CEO of The Nelson Manor and Executive Director of Strive To Tri (STRIVE). STRIVE is a 501c3 nonprofit which The Nelsons began in 2011 who have a philanthropic heart for children and families in their community that teaches youth 7-15 how to swim through free swim camps. 


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