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And Here We Have The Smallest Craigslist "Room" Ever

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UPDATE: We have taken down the photos after being asked to by their owner, but you can see them on the listing which is active as of 6/26/12.

We're already discussing Adams Morgan today but the places on that list are far too spacious. Why not look at something in that general vicinity that is just slightly bigger than a breadbox at the corner of Kalorama and 19th. A tipster sends word of this Craigslist posting for a $500/month rental that advertises itself as a one bedroom. But it is in actual fact the closet area of a studio. Sadder still is that you will share the studio with a 40 year old woman. The alcove, because we just can't call this a room, is in direct path of the bathroom so expect her to be all up in your business while you overhear hers. We've excerpted her explanation, but the full text of the ad is after the jump.

Large studio, with 2 separated rooms furnished with basic stuff. Your area is very small but cozy and quiet. *We'll shared (sic) the bathroom and I will need to cross your area to use it. Your room has own door, twin futon, desk, chair, dresser,lamp and closet space. · Listing: $500 Secure your room for the Fall-Aug29th [Craigslist]


Secure your room for the Fall-Aug29th-BEST LOCATION IN NW-METRO ROOM IS AVAILABLE AUG 29TH**SHARED BA

Need to find renter now Rent is$500 plus 1 mo deposit and $75 all utilities.Flexible sublet. I'll be on short vacation next month with no much time to look for roommates so I prefer to find somebody now and move on with my work adn vacation plans :) I have rented to many European interns coming to DC to work with embassies. *You can reserve this from out of town if you can't make it to a showing.I have Paypal in my website *Short term ok!month to month OK. *10 minute walk to 2 metros redline metro (Dupont and Woodley). *Convenient store Seven-Eleven on premises 24hrs open.Walk to: Grocery Stores, drycleaners, Banks,restaurants and bars all over, phamacies,etc *Sorry but No pets-smoke-heavy drinkers or visitors are allowed.
Me:Professional busy 40yo,"young in heart" lady editor, very easy going, works from home.Clean and neat place to live.
You:FEMALE (only due to bathroom shared) clean and neat with regular hours paid job.Looking for somebody with little stuff to bring.
The Apartment:
Large studio, with 2 separated rooms furnished with basic stuff.Your area is very small but cozy and quiet. *We'll shared the bathroom and I will need to cross your area to use it. Your room has own door, twin futon, desk, chair, dresser,lamp and closet space.
AVAILABLE Aug 29th the earliest.Flexible stay. Please response with PHONE NUMBER