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Take a Look Inside D.C.'s Best Bachelor(ette) Pads

When you're young, single, and ready to take on the Washington, D.C. market, you need to know what your options are — whether that be lovely ladies, gentlemen, or in this case condos. To help out the homebuyers in the $300,000 to $400,000 range, Curbed compiled a list of the best bachelor(ette) pads available. We only focused on listings that came on the market within the past week, so expect yourself to be one of the first to grab them. If you don't find exactly what you're looking for here, check back within the next few weeks to see an updated list of swanky pads perfect for any bachelor or bachelorette.


↑ In Kalorama, you can find this pet-friendly one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo. For those who love to sit in the great outdoors, but not be too far away from home, this listing also comes with a private patio. For a one-bedroom listing, this home is pretty spacious with 800-square-feet and highlights like extra storage space and built-in bookcases. The kitchen has gas cooking, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. The asking price is $424,555 with $575 monthly HOA dues. According to the listing, the fee doesn't include electricity.


↑ For $398,000, you can own this one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo on U Street. At 585-square-feet, this is one of the smallest condos on our list. For those who absolutely must live near 14th Street nightlife and the U Street Metro, though, the size shouldn't too big of a problem. Other highlights in this unit include a walk-in shower, hardwood flooring throughout, recessed lighting, and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The monthly HOA dues total to $165.


↑ This Kalorama condo is the only zero-bedroom unit on this list, but don't let that dissuade you from really giving this listing a look-over. It comes with hardwood flooring throughout, a lot of sunlight and seating space, and a lot of cabinetry in the kitchen. All utilities are included in the $329 monthly HOA dues. For those who need some extra room in this 515-square-foot condo, the listing also offers a large storage locker in the basement and a parking spot behind the building. The asking price is $349,000.


↑ If you're looking for a lot of room as well as really high ceilings, you need to check out this Observatory Circle condo. It comes with one bedroom, one bathroom, and 1,150-square-feet, making it the largest unit on this list. According to the listing, this is also the largest one-bedroom unit in the building. This unit also tops this bachelor(ette) pad list with the most expensive HOA dues, totaling $1,521. Amenities attached include a pool, full-service front desk, and gym. In this home, you can find 10-foot-high ceilings, a spacious walk-in closet, and a private patio. The asking price comes to $339,000.


↑ This Waterfront condo is the least expensive unit on our list with an asking price at $329,000. The monthly HOA dues, though, are on the more expensive side at $930. Some of the highlights include that it has hardwood flooring, that it's only four blocks away from Nationals Park, and that it has a large balcony with a view of the Potomac River. While the listing describes the view as "scenic," from the photo it looks like the view is mostly covered by trees. The unit includes one bedroom, one bathroom, and 920-square-feet.


↑ This one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo comes fully equipped with parking, full-sized laundry, and floor-to-ceiling windows. For those who like to entertain, the listing also features a shared rooftop deck with gas grills. In the kitchen, you can find granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, while in the building, itself, you can find a fitness center. This condo is located in Mount Vernon Triangle with a $498,000 price tag and $471 monthly HOA dues.
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